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Hetty Kate

“She’s truly one of the best swing-style vocalists (I’m talking 1940, Benny Goodman style 4/4 swing) on the current scene..” Will Friedwald (Jazz Critic & Author) : Will Friedwald’s Clip Joint USA 2015

Hetty Kate is one of Australian jazz luminary James Morrison’s favourite singers, has graced stages from New Zealand to New York, released six acclaimed albums, sung for the lindy-hop/swing-dance community across Europe, Asia, North America and Australia, and more recently has joined the ABC Jazz / Universal Music stable of vocalists.

Born in England, Hetty came to Melbourne, Australia as a young teenager and now enjoys dividing her time between Europe and Australia. Hetty is working on two new albums, and preparing to tour in New Zealand and Europe later this year.

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”...a charismatic and technically gifted vocalist whose gorgeous timbre carries echoes of Peggy Lee, June Christy and Julie London....”- Chris May, All About Jazz (Sep 22, 2011)

“…Hetty is based in Australia which is their massive good fortune and Britains loss. She has the most gently seductive 'little girl' voice I’ve heard since first encountering the (then!) young Ella and June Christy. And she has a masterful way with lyrics, bringing them to vibrant and exciting life as if each were an expression of her own private thoughts….we’ll hear a lot more of Hetty Kate in the future.” Brian Harvey -

“…Hetty Kate’s voice overflows with a natural musicality

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