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Rebecca Kilgore

Born: September 24, 1949    Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Rebecca Kilgore

Rebecca Kilgore is one of America's leading song stylists and is passionate about preserving the vocal jazz of the 30s and 40s, an era which she feels remains unsurpassed in its high quality songwriting and heartfelt lyrics. Her mission is to learn every song from that era, and to swing in the process. With 32 recordings bearing her name, she is well on her way.

Her singing has been enriched through her many associations with jazz greats, especially composer/pianist Dave Frishberg with whom she recorded several CDs in the 1990s. In addition, she has sung at Carnegie Hall at the invitation of Michael Feinstein....
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Why Fight the Feeling? Songs of Frank Loesser
Rebecca Kilgore and Dave Frishberg
Arbor Records Label

Bedlam
Becky Kilgore, Eddie Erickson
Blue Swing Records Label

Get Ready For BED
Becky Kilgore, Eddie Erickson
Blue Swing Records Label

Make Someone Happy
Audiophile Records Label

The Music of Jimmy Van Heusen
Jump Records Label

Looking at You
Rebecca Kilgore and Dave Frishbery
Phd Music Label

I Saw Stars
Arbor Records Label

Moon Song
Rebecca Kilgore and Dan Barrett
Arbor Records Label

Not a Care in the World
Rebecca Kilgore and Dave Frishbery
Arbor Records Label

Cactus Setup
Phd Music Label

Moments Like This
Moonburn Recordings Label

Being A Bear
Arbor Records Label

Blue Swing
Rebecca Kilgore and Dan Barrett
Arbor Records Label

The Starlit Hour
Rebecca Kilgore and Dave Frishbery
Arbor Records Label

For Lovers Only
Arizona Cactus World Jazz Label

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Primary Instrument:
Vocalist

Location:
Portland, OR

Willing to teach:
Beginners

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Why Fight the Feeling?
Arbors Records (2009)

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