The Ktet is a dynamic jazz group led by award winning vocalist Kira Goidel. The Ktet ranges from 4-6 pieces playing tight knit original compositions and arrangements of American songbook and straight ahead repertoire. The Ktet has received high praise from performances at venues such as Birdland Jazz in NYC, Sundance Square in Fort Worth, Hearsay Restaurant in Arlington, Steve’s Wine Bar in Denton, TX, Scat Jazz Lounge and Monks Jazz in Austin, TX. Kira received her MM in Jazz Studies at The University of North Texas where she was the vocalist for the Grammy Nominated group The One O’Clock Lab Band.
Voice – Kira G
Piano – Michael Clement
Bass – Henry Beal
Drums – Josh Calef
Kira G Personal Bio:
“This young jazz songbird has a fine, floating soprano voice and easy style… Her performance was effortlessly beautiful” – Time Square Chronicles
Jazz Vocalist Kira Goidel is a vibrant performer skilled at executing demanding music with incredible vocal ability. From high intensity big band to intimate duo settings, Kira adapts with ease to countless musical situations dazzling audience members of all ages.
Kira got her start working in the NYC jazz scene and has played clubs such as Birdland Jazz Club and Zinc Bar shortly after graduating from Purchase College Conservatory of Music. There she received the Ella Fitzgerald Scholarship and studied with Jazz Vocalist, Alexis Cole.
She received her Master’s of Music in Jazz Voice at the University of North Texas and was awarded a 2022 Downbeat award for Best Vocal Jazz Soloist. She studied voice with vocalist Rosana Eckert and was the vocalist with the Grammy nominated ensemble, The One O’Clock Lab Band directed by Alan Baylock. During her final semester, she was a finalist for the USAF Airmen of Note Vocal Position.
Kira currently resides in the DFW area making her living as a vocalist, educator and arts administrative professional. She gigs at many venues in the area such as Steve’s Wine Bar, Sundance Square, Hearsay Arlington, Scat Jazz, and Monk’s Jazz in Austin, TX.
About PNC Patio Sessions
Hosted right outside the Center Café, the outdoor space offers live music, beverages – including wine and beer, barista drinks and light fare. Customers can enjoy the arts scene with their drinks at Café tables and chairs and play free games including golf on our new Reliant Putting Green, corn hole, and other crowd favorites. This setting is ideally situated for downtown professionals and residents, and anyone just looking to get outside and enjoy live music at happy hour.
PNC Patio Session concerts are FREE!
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