Kiyoe Wakabayashi Jazz Vocalist

Jazz and Brazilian music

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Kiyoe is a San Francisco-based jazz vocalist. She has performed at various festivals and venues throughout California, and performs in Japan from time to time. She has performed with some great jazz musicians, including the late Smith Dobson, Herb Ellis, the late Bob Florence, Marcos Silva, Carlos Oliveira, etc. She also has sung in premier vocal jazz ensemble groups, including Oakland Jazz Chior, Vocal Flight and Synchronicity which was one of the 6 finalists in the national competition hosted by Berklee School of Music. She has studied jazz vocals with Madeline Eastman, Dina De Rose, Gail Dobson, Claudia Villerla, Moyseis Marques, Roger Letson, Michelle Hawkins, and vocal coach Jane Sharp. She also studied Latin American music from Grammy nominees Wayne Wallace, Weber Iago, Marcos Silva, Carlos Oliveira, Guinga, Chico Pinheiro, Spok, Hermeto Pascoal anre more. She holds a Master's Degree in Music from San Jose State University, and studied jazz theory, piano and improvisation from the late Frank Sumares.

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Currently recording my debut CD with latin grammy nominee pianist, composer and producer, Jasnam Sign Daya, SF Bay Area Bassist Dan Robins and drummer Dillon Vado. 

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Shows

1/12/2020 (Sun)

Ozumo Santana Row

6pm - 9pm

San Jose, CA

Event Details

1/12/2020 (Sun)

Ozumo Santana Row

Jazz & Brazilian music

Duo Brasireiro with Bob Basa (g)

6pm - 9pm

San Jose, CA

1/25/2020 (Sat)

Vino Locale, Palo Alto

7pm - 9pm

Palo Alto, CA

Event Details

1/25/2020 (Sat)

Vino Locale, Palo Alto

Brazilian Jazz with Jarrell Irvin (p)

7pm - 9pm

Palo Alto, CA

2/29/2020 (Sat)

La Fontaine Restaurant

6pm - 9pm

Mountain View

Event Details

2/29/2020 (Sat)

La Fontaine Restaurant

Jazz and Brazilian music

6pm - 9pm

Mountain View

3/14/2020 (Sat)

Vino Locale, Palo Alto

7pm - 9pm

Palo Alto

Event Details

3/14/2020 (Sat)

Vino Locale, Palo Alto

Brazilian Jazz

7pm - 9pm

Palo Alto

4/23/2020 (Thu)

Ozumo Santana Row

7pm - 10pm

San Jose, CA

Event Details

4/23/2020 (Thu)

Ozumo Santana Row

Bossa Nova & Samba with Julio Lemos (g) 

7pm - 10pm

San Jose, CA

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