STYLE: jazz, pop, folk.
Kelsey Jillette sings jazz and jazz-infused folk, funk and
world music. Rooted in the classic jazz tradition,
Jillette's taste ranges from Latin traditional to country,
folk-pop to funk, hard swing to mellow groove. Whether
singing in English, Spanish or Portuguese, her sound is
intimate and soulful. “The Kelsey Jillette Group is not
simply a backing band for a talented vocalist,” (JAZZ.COM)
but a gifted and generous group of players who seek to
reach aficionados and new listeners alike.
Born in Washington, D.C., Kelsey Jillette holds degrees in
Theater Arts (Brown University) and Jazz Performance (New