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Kristine Key

Jazz vocalist Kristine Key has been praised by critics as having an “ amazing voice, prominent stage presence one of the bright stars of vocal jazz.” She is “ a truly great singer with great tone and range she brings the music to life.”

Kristine has come into her own as a singer and performer by entertaining audiences in a variety of venues as well as performing in formats ranging from piano vocal duo to a big band. She has shared the stage with such talents as Nancy Wilson and Branford Marsalis. In Boston, she was nominated for Outstanding Jazz Vocalist-Boston Music Awards. Now residing in the Baltimore/Washington, D.C. area, she has delighted audiences with her performances at Jazz Night in Southwest at Westminster Church; Robyn’s Place, WPFW, 89.3 FM; The Mandarin Oriental Hotel; the theatrical production, SISTA’S CAN SA-A-NG; Jazz at Club Paradise,; and The National Cherry Blossom Festival.

Ms. Key began her performing career at age 10 when she sang O Holy Night for her elementary school’s Christmas program. In high school she began voice lessons and in subsequent years she continued her vocal/musical studies in private instruction and at the Berklee College of Music and the New England Conservatory.

This year Ms. Key released her debut CD, Nice as can be. The CD has met with rave reviews and critics are saying “Kristine Key is one artist you must get to know in 2013.”





Kristine's Calendar

    Kristine Key Quartet
    Saturday, August 10, 2019
    3 to 5 PM
    John Wesley A.M.E. Zion Church
    1615 14th St, NW; Washington, DC 20009
    Donation: $15. Valet Parking available

Kristine's Music

Listen to album medley


Nice as Can Be (2013)

1. Nice as Can Be
2. I Will Wait for You (from
 "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg")
3. Summer (Estaté)
4. Forever Love
5. Takes My Breath Away
6. Let's Fall in Love
7. Only Trust Your Heart
8. Still Gotta Thing for You
9. I'll Close My Eyes

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