Hetty Kate is a delightful vocalist with a pure and distinctive voice who will offer a classic and timeless elegance to your event. Singing jazz standards from the 1920s through to the 1960s, you’ll enjoy songs made famous by Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Helen Forrest, Kay Starr, Anita O’Day and June Christy - all delivered with feeling and emotion to enchant you.
"Hetty Kate's voice overflows with a natural musicality.." Richard Fields, 3CR Melbourne.
A regular at Melbourne venues such as Dizzy's Jazz Club and The Paris Cat, Hetty Kate works as a freelance vocalist, as well as running three bands in Melbourne - and has released four albums. She also features as a guest vocalist with stellar Melbourne big bands The B# Big Band, and The Pearly Shells Swing Orchestra - and performs with Hong Kong's "The Stray Katz" Big Band when she's in China. Always entertaining, classic and fun, Hetty Kate is much in demand around town.
The majority of Hetty Kate's repertoire includes sweet and graceful ballads through up-tempo and fun swing tunes, sultry blues and Latin songs perfect for lounging. You will also enjoy a number of well known R&B and Pop tunes, and she can include some children’s songs if you have little ones at your event. New songs are being added to her repertoire all the time, and if you have any special requests from any genre she will do her best to learn and perform this for you.
Whatever special ambiance your event requires, the sophisticated Hetty Kate Band is sure to provide.
Consummate professionals, and available as a duo, trio, quartet or quintet - and able to feature whichever instrumentalists the event requires.
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