What People are Saying About Kathy Blackburn

“She just lights up the room as soon as she gets on stage, and her ability to work with musicians of varying abilities speaks to her maturity and poise.”

-Pamela Rose, award-winning jazz/blues vocalist, educator, and creator of “Wild Women of Song” (www.wildwomenofsong.com)

“Kathy has great rapport with audiences. Fans have come to appreciate her versatile voice and the fun she conveys in all her performances. Our fan base has increased dramatically with Kathy as our vocalist ”

-Les Duman, Musician and Manager, The Cooltones Big Band

“Jazz vocalist Kathy Blackburn is a class act that never fails to take a listener on a musical journey full of joy and truth.  She not only blesses an audience with her exquisite voice, but transports them into her world with a unique blend of beauty, wit and charm.”

Jua – Jazz recording and performing artist

“Can’t say enough about how you helped pick up the atmosphere in Voodoo Kitchen on Halloween night. Everyone, the staff, and the managing partners all love you!”

Wendy Wang, Owner, Voodoo Kitchen Restaurant, Pleasanton, CA

“…confidence and style that only enhances [her] clarity of tone and effusiveness.”

-Jim Caroompas, Martinez Gazette

“Kathy is a true pleasure to listen to—nice voice, good diction and pitch, confidence and stage presence, very entertaining…”

-Dave Eshelman, jazz trombonist, composer, arranger, band-leader and Professor Emeritus California State University East Bay

“Kathy delivers a song with confidence, emotion and great rhythmic sense—very enjoyable to listen to.”

-Dan Zinn, saxophonist, flutist, composer and educator

“Kathy was fun, personable, and professional. The music was outstanding and we were glad they were there with us to help us pull off a fantastic party!”
“Kathy’s beautiful voice and warm personality made our parents’ 50th anniversary party an extra special celebration. She and her band were more than the music, they were part of the fun with us.”

-Rachael, 50th anniversary party July 2014