Kelly Eisenhour - Jazz Vocalist & Music Educator

 

 

Kelly Eisenhour is a prolific jazz vocalist, as well as a jazz educator. Her latest album, “Invitation,” was released in December 2016 on Pony Boy Records. Previously, her album "Seek and Find," featuring Bob Mintzer, reached #14 on the JazzWeek charts and received continuous airplay for 7 months after release. The 2010 winner of the Seattle-Kobe Vocal Jazz Competition at Dimitriou's Jazz Alley, Kelly has performed in many jazz festivals all over the country. She has also toured as guest soloist with the Boston Pops and worked as a backup vocalist with Gladys Knight. On the 2006 Grammy award winning album, “Gladys Knight: One Voice,” Kelly is credited as songwriter, soloist, co-arranger, and assistant choir director of the gospel choir featured on the album. Kelly received her undergraduate degree from Berklee College of Music, and her master’s degree from the University of Utah in jazz studies, composition and performance. She is currently the choral director at Green River College in Auburn, Washington where she teaches a variety of music classes, including directing the Green River Jazz Voices.