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“Hammett-Vaughan has something more than chops; an exact knowledge of what her voice can do, and perfect control over it.”
- All About Jazz

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“… a marvelous storyteller with a bag of vocal tricks big enough to compel constant attention, and the knack of making everything she attempts sound newly minted and admirably assured as her free spirit roams and experiments.” [–Geoff Chapman, Toronto Star]{.

Vancouver International Jazz Festival
“Art Songs For Improvisers”
at Performance Works
Cartwright Street, Granville Island

Sunday, July 1, 2o18

[Performance Works]

“I’ve said it before that in addition to being one of the rare breed of contemporary art song improvisers, Kate Hammett-Vaughan is one of the great contemporary standards singers.” -L. Svirchev, Misterioso

The intrepid Canadian singer presents collection of original songs written for her by Vancouver composers Ron Samworth, Bradshaw Pack, Mark Armanini, Peter Hannan, and more. Stretching the boundaries of her art form, Hammett-Vaughan sings these original pieces like she sings a standard, with warmth and depth and a commitment to sharing the experience with her listeners. Exciting and original music!
With Nick Peck piano, Meredith Bates violin, Conrad Good bass, Bernie Arai drums, and Geoff Claridge sax/clarinet.

[Frankie’s Jazz Club]
My Favourite Things
Live at Frankie’s Jazz Club

Sunday, July 15, 2o18

Frankie’s Jazz Club 765 Beatty Street, Vancouver
Reservations are recommended.
Acclaimed Canadian jazz vocalist Kate Hammett-Vaughan presents an evening of songs she loves to sing. From Broadway and cinematic hits to classic standards, singer/songwriter gems and more. With some of her favourite musicians too: Nick Peck piano, Darren Radtke bass and Bernie Arai drums.

[120 Diner]
Jazz in Toronto at 120 Diner

Thursday, July 19, 2o18

120 Diner
120 Church Street, Toronto
Vancouver jazz vocalist Kate Hammett-Vaughan plays Toronto for the first time in years! She joins forces with two of Toronto’s leading jazz artists, pianist Dave Restive and bassist Mike Downes. Music starts and 9 and there are two sets! Come early to get a seat!