Kiyoe Wakabayashi
Jazz Vocalist

Jazz and Brazilian music

About

Biography

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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.

News

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  1. Brazilian guitar virtuoso, Carlos Oliveira is visiting from Recife, Brazil.  As a part of his US tour,  we will be performing at Vino Locale on 3/22 (Sat) and also on 4/20 (Sat) at Rokko Fine Japanese Cuisine for a special music event, "Music from Brazil".   
  2. I am working on my new CD now.  The more will be announced soon!  Stay tuned! 


Sample Music of Carlos Oliveira


Public Events

3/8/2019

Vino Locale, Santa Cruz

6pm - 8pm

Santa Cruz, CA

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3/8/2019

Vino Locale, Santa Cruz

Kiyoe Wakabayashi (vo), Robert Ockeloen (g)

6pm - 8pm

Santa Cruz, CA

3/22/2019

Vino Locale, Palo Alto

7pm - 9pm

Palo Alto, CA

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3/22/2019

Vino Locale, Palo Alto

Kiyoe Wakabayashi (vo), Carlos Oliveira (g)

7pm - 9pm

Palo Alto, CA

4/20/2019

Rokko Fine Japanese Cuisine, Jazz Night

8pm - 9pm

Sunnyvale, CA

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4/20/2019

Rokko Fine Japanese Cuisine, Jazz Night

Brazilian Jazz Special with Carlos Oliveira (g) 

MUSIC FROM BRAZIL

For reservation: 408.773.8225

http://www.rokkosunnyvale.com/

8pm - 9pm

Sunnyvale, CA

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Do you have questions, want to book a show, or collaborate on a new piece? Reach out and let's make magic happen. 

info@kiyoewakabayashi.com