Kimberly Hawkey is an actress, lyricist and award-winning multi-genre vocalist from New York. She has won numerous vocal competitions including the Johnny Mercer Award (for performances of Jazz, Folk, Cabaret, Musical Theatre, Sacred, Art Song and Popular repertoire over three rounds) and was named a Winner of the 2013 Jazz Forum Arts Vocal Competition in Westchester, NY and won both the September 2013 Cabaret Showdown and the 2013 All-Star Cabaret Showdown in Lower Manhattan. Kimberly made her solo cabaret debut the same year at the Metropolitan Room with “SPUN”, which was called “a dazzling hour filled with exceptional musicality and one fun surprise after another” (Cabaret Scenes).
This will be Kim’s first appearance at the Clayton Jazz Fest. She will be a featured artist on Saturday afternoon at the Frink Park Pavilion, drawing from her repertoire of big band, swing and American standards songbooks. Review the schedule for performance times.