Kate Thomas - Jazz Singer | Stratford, London(no reviews)
Based In: Stratford, London
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"Pink Martini, Astrud Gilberto, Billie Holiday and Kate Bush walk into a ... festival!"
Kate is a London based singer and a songwriter with influences from jazz, Latin and world music. Kate traveled the world for many years with a backpack and guitar in tow and has performed in multiple genres including folk, gypsy, latin and jazz; all of which you can now hear in Kate's music.
Recent gigs include: Bulls Head Jazz Club, Fishery Wharf Jazz Festival, Nightjar, Green Note, BTL Jazz, Jazz Verse Jukebox at Hoxton Hall, Toulouse Lautrec, Spice of Life, The Boisdale (Finalist in the Battle of t ... he Bands 2014) Ronnie Scott’s, Half Moon Putney, The RARE Jazz Festival and The Brentwood Festival on the bill with UB40.
Kate is currently regularly performing her new show "A Journey Through Bohemia". This charming chanteuse Kate will present an eclectic blend of music that will quite literally take you on a journey. You will laugh, you will cry and you can expect; jazz ballads, swing, gypsy jazz, bossa novas, tangos, the blues, a dash of alternative pop and some originals (if wanted). A variety of languages will weave in and out of each set that include Spanish, French, Italian, Romany and of course English!
And this is what they have been saying about it:
"Sultry dame" - All About Jazz
"Delightful!" - BTL Jazz
"Where the energy of rock blends in with the intimacy of folk" - A&R FACTORY
"Will make you want to watch Chocolat again." - FREQUENCY 21
"Kate Thomas you certainly have a style of your own" - Mel Watson, Phoenix FM
I'm a Fool to want You (Jazz)
The Female of the Species (Alternative Pop)
Djelem Djelem (Gypsy Music)
Dance Me to the End of Love (Tango)
Sway / Quien Sera (Latin)
The Girl from Ipanema (Bossa Nova)
Besame Mucho (Bossa Nova)
O Sole Mio (Italian)
I Love Paris (Swing)
Black Coffee (Blues)
Autumn Leaves / Les Feuilles Mortes (Jazz)
Georgia on My Mind (Jazz-Blues)
All of Me (Jazz)
Honeysuckle Rose (swing)
Lullaby of Birdland (Jazz)
My Baby Just Cares for Me (Jazz)
Nobody Knows You when you are Down and Out (Blues)
Spooky (Alternative Pop)
Ba ... booshka (Alternative Pop)
Stormy Monday (Blues)
Stormy Weather (Jazz)
Whatever Lola Wants (Bolero)
Sophisticated Lady (Jazz)
Lover Man (Jazz)
Havana (Alternative Pop)
Dream a Little Dream of me (Alternative Pop)
Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps (Latin)
Sitting on the Dock of the Bay (Soul)
La Isla Bonita (Alt Pop)
Back to Black (Alt Pop)
+ many more.
Original (if wanted):
The Kiss (Gypsy Jazz)
Donkey (Rumba Flamenca)
Eros (Bossa Nova)
Got No Soul (Blues)
Buried Treasure (Jazz)
Ginger Beer (Folk)
Kate Thomas began her career in Italian Opera and has since travelled the world performing in many different languages and genres that include: jazz, latin, blues & gypsy music. Back in 2014 Kate was the only solo artist to make it through to the Battle of the Bands final at the Boisdale, she has extensively toured in France and has had the pleasure of gracing stages at Glastonbury, Ronnie Scott's, The Bulls Head and the Green Note to name but few.
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