FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PAUL COLLINS
AUGUST 7, 2008 816.377.1950
PCAMI* is proud to announce the addition of Frankye Kelly, jazz vocalist, songwriter and band leader to our prolific musical family.
Frankye Kelly lives in San Francisco, California and is one of the top jazz vocalists in the Bay Area. She has over 25 years of national and international experience touring and performing as a solo artist and with her band. She has performed in China, Bangkok, Japan, France, Europe, Mexico and the USA, at some of the most prestigious venues, luxury hotels and festivals in her home state of California and around the world. Frankye has three critically acclaimed CD’s on the market and will release her fourth highly anticipated CD project August 19, 2008 which is a tribute to Shirley Horn. She is cousin to the late blues guitar legend, Albert Collins.
"I am extremely happy to be working with Frankye. There are a lot of exceptional jazz vocalists in the global marketplace who I love to listen to and support. Frankye is someone who has continued to grow musically and attract new audiences by working hard to bring her best music to the global market. She is a great personality, respected band leader, songwriter and has a beautiful voice. She is creative and well spoken of by the musicians, club owners, artistic directors and peers that work with her. We are proud to be working with her on our team", says Paul Collins, the music impresario from Kansas City, Missouri.
Catch Frankye Kelly’s "live" performance at Yoshis’ in Oakland, California with all-star musicians Glen Pearson, on piano, Ron Belcher, on bass, Ranzel Merritt, on drums, Michael O’Neill, on woodwinds along with special guest Kahlil Shaheed, on trumpet Tuesday, August 19, 2008 for two (2) shows starting at 8:00pm. ###