Kelly Eisenhour

"Kelly Eisenhour is a wonderful vocalist who can really spin a tale."
- Bob Mintzer

"Kelly's such a great performer, it's truly a pleasure to share a stage withher. Great sound, great approach to the music, really versatile. ....she's thereal thing. "
- Keith Lockhart, Music Director, The Boston Pops

"Kelly Eisenhour is a prolific vocalist...she proves to be a seasonedprofessional with plenty of talent to handle any piece that comes her way. "
- Keith "MuzikMan" Hannaleck

An accomplished jazz vocalist and recording artist, Kelly Eisenhour hasperformed at numerous national and international jazz festivals and toured as a guest soloist with the Boston Pops under the direction ofKeith Lockhart. In addition to her BluJazz release “Seek And Find” featuring saxophonist Bob Mintzer, Kelly has also recorded the albums“Now You Know" and "Kelly Eisenhour with the Jeff Hamilton Trio.

"As a songwriter and arranger she has been a part of various projectsincluding the 2006 Grammy award winning album, “Gladys Knight: OneVoice” on which she served as a songwriter, soloist, co-arranger andassistant choir director. A graduate of Berklee College of Music, Kellybegan singing professionally in her hometown of Tucson, AZ – whereshe often worked with another native Tucsonan, bassist BrianBromberg—and she has been a mainstay of various music scenes inBoston, Las Vegas and Salt Lake City. Among her career highlights arereceiving a standing ovation after opening for Ramsey Lewis at theInternational Park City Jazz Festival, performing at the Apollo Theatrewhere she won over the skeptics and being invited to perform ashowcase at the 2007 International Association for Jazz Education(IAJE) conference in New York City

.In addition to performing, Kelly is a respected a vocal jazz educator atthe university level and has directed award winning jazz choirs. She ismuch in demand as a clinician and participated on the vocal jazz faculty of IAJE’s 2007 Teacher Training Institute in Park City, Utah.