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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Agenda

Vino Locale, Palo Alto

8/25~8/31 2019

California Brazil Camp

Cazadero, CA

Event Details

8/25~8/31 2019

California Brazil Camp

Studying with Toninho Horta and more.....

Cazadero, CA

9/6 2019 (Fri)

Private Event

5:30pm - 8:30pm

Palo Alto, CA

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9/6 2019 (Fri)

Private Event

Jazz & Brazilian Qaurtet

5:30pm - 8:30pm

Palo Alto, CA

9/15 2019 (Sun)

Puma Road at Portola Plaza

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Monterey, CA

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9/15 2019 (Sun)

Puma Road at Portola Plaza

Piano and Vocal Duo with Martan Mann (p)

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5:00pm - 7:00pm

Monterey, CA

9/28 2019 (Sat)

Vono Locale, Santa Cruz

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Santa Cruz, CA

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9/28 2019 (Sat)

Vono Locale, Santa Cruz

Brazilian Piano & Vocal Duo

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Santa Cruz, CA

10/26 2019 (Sat)

Rokko Fine Japanese Cuisine, Jazz Night

8:00pm - 9:00pm

Sunnyvale, CA

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10/26 2019 (Sat)

Rokko Fine Japanese Cuisine, Jazz Night

Halloween Bossa Nova

Bob Basa (g), Kiyoe Wakabayashi (vo)

8:00pm - 9:00pm

Sunnyvale, CA

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