The Swingaroos Territory Band

kimberlyhawkeyheadshotTraditional vocal jazz and American Songbook with guest artists.

Kimberly Hawkey is a jazz singer, pianist, bandleader and a leading interpreter of early swing and American song in the NYC-area. With formative training in theatre and classical piano, Kimberly has created her own brand of traditional jazz; leading a playful, 1940’s-style band called “The Swingaroos”, and an original show of classic Hollywood songs entitled “As Herself”. She is a Winner of the American Traditions_mg_2981 Vocal Competition, Savannah GA, and recipient of the Johnny Mercer Award (2013); Winner of the Jazz Forum Arts Vocal Competition, Westchester NY(2013); NYC Cabaret Showdown Multi-Award Winner; and Top Ten Best Actresses in a Musical in Rockland/Westchester/CT by “Onstage”. Kimberly is also an accomplished teacher and has instructional and collaborative piano credits at SUNY Purchase Pre-College, Concordia College, Music in Chappaqua, Stage Left Children’s Theatre, and Play Group Theatre, among others. Kimberly attended Fordham College at Lincoln Center in the cultural heart of Manhattan.

Performance: 2:00 PM at VFW Plaza, Hastings-on-Hudson

Website: theswingaroos.com , Youtube

 

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