Kim Prevost & Bill Solley

Jazz Singer

(5 Reviews)5.0
Also Performs As: Duo, Female Singer
Country: United States
Based In: New Orleans, Louisiana
Performs: Worldwide
From: $1000
Dynamic Award Winning Vocal & 7 string Guitar Duo from New Orleans!! 25 plus years experience! We have performed at Major Jazz Festivals around the world!
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The award winning duo from New Orleans produces a very big sound, mostly due in part to Bill Solley seven string guitar and percussive style playing as Kim Prevost soulful, jazzy, gospel tinged vocals accompany him. The performances that they produce are well received by audiences of all ages.

Set-List

Kim Prevost & Bill Solley are world class musicians that perform a wide variety of songs. Their set list is too large to list here. Their songs range from jazz standards to brazillian classics and also include pop and R &B standards. They also have written originals songs which are also on a few of their recordings.

Biography

Kim Prevost and guitarist Bill Solley have been racing the high road to success since winning the 1999 “BET on Jazz” Vocal Discovery Award.
Individually and together, they’ve performed with musical greats such as Arturo Sandoval, Bobby Mc Ferrin, Nicholas Payton, Nine Inch Nails, Oleta Adams, Nick the Nightfly, Kirk Covington, Chris Maresh, Ed Calle, Kirk Whalum, Sammy Figaroa, Terrence Howard, and Allen Toussaint. They share a collaborative recording with Munich Records recording artist Amina Figarova. Both artists are natives of the birthplace of jazz, New Orleans.
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Reviews     (5 Reviews)

Kim Prevost & Bill Solley - Duo - New Orleans, Louisiana Event Location: Perugia,Italy Event Type: Umbria Jazz Festival 17th July 2015
Tuck and Patti from New Orleans — A wonderful black voice and a dynamic guitar are my favorite duo at Umbria Jazz Festival. Do you remember The West Coast duo Tuck & Patti? Imagine them on the other side of USA. Here you are Kim Prevost & Bill Solley. In her voice there was soul, in his guitar there were all contaminations from New Orleans. Both of them were able to dominate the stage, attracting audience. After the concert, I told them about my trip to New Orleans Jazz Fest and my interview to B.B. King, before hurricane Katrina arrived. Rosario Pipolo Umbria Jazz Festival Italy
Reviewed by: Rosario Pipolo
Kim Prevost & Bill Solley - Duo - New Orleans, Louisiana Event Location: New Orleans , Louisiana Event Type: Jazz Club in New Orleans 4th April 2013
"Bill Solley is one of the greatest finger style guitarists on the planet".-Bill Piburn, Fingerstyle 360 Guitar Magazine
Reviewed by: Bill Piburn
Kim Prevost & Bill Solley - Duo - New Orleans, Louisiana Event Location: Jazz at Pearls Jazz Club/ San Francisco, California Event Type: Jazz at Pearls Jazz Club 7th October 2006
Kim Prevost’s vocals ooze smoky sensuality. She is an inspiring vocal improviser with a delivery both soaring and sultry, and with more than a hint of that special New Orleans flavor. Her range is amazing and her voice insinuates and then soars moving seamlessly from Duke Ellington to Stevie Wonder to Hoagy Carmichael. Meanwhile Bill Solley makes music that jumps and jives and then makes you cry with its pristine beauty. Solley’s musicianship is truly amazing, as he works melody, improvisations and baseline simultaneously with virtuosity and ardor on his trademark 7-string guitar. Their repertoire spans vibrant arrangements of jazz, blues, R&B and gospel favorites, with some lively originals, as well. The results are nothing short of astonishing.
Reviewed by: J-Notes.com

Experience

Kim Prevost & Bill Solley have been performing Nationally & Internationally for the past nineteen years. Here are some of their highlight performances.
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
Umbria Jazz Festival (Perugia, Italy)
Ingolstadter Jazztage (Ingolstadt, Germany)
New Orleans French Quarter Festival
Sedona Jazz Festival (Sedona , Arizona)
Matsue Japan Jazz Festival

Previous Clients

The list below are just a few of Kim Prevost & Bill Solley Clients that they performed for or were hired to perform for that event company.
Ashton Cigars ( Emeril Lagasse) Signature Resturant in New Orleans
USA Host of New Orleans
Signature Events
White Oak Entertainment
New Orleans Music Events
Sonoma Valley Jazz Society

Suitable for

Anniversary Party Birthday Party (Adult) Casinos Christmas Party Club Party Cocktail Party / Drinks Reception Concerts / Tours Conference / Meeting Corporate Event Cruise Ships Dinner Party Engagement Party Festival / Outdoor Event Hotel Event New Year's Eve Party Private Party Product Launch / Promotion Retirement Party Session Work Social Club Trade Show / Exhibitions Wedding Cocktail/Drinks Reception

Additional Information

Kim Prevost & Bill Solley are the 1999 Black Entertainment Television (BET) Jazz Vocal Discovery Winners.


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