"A talented jazz singer who's voice blends seamlessly with her tightly supportive and lightly swinging trio." Jazz Critic, Scott Yanow, author of 9 books on Jazz including, Jazz Singers, in which Kimberly is included.more>>
Jazz vocalist, Kimberly Ford, is a diverse artist whose career includes vocal performance and recording, voice-over acting, Private Instruction, writing and environmental work.
Vocalist/Recording Artist: Her first CD, Table For One was recorded in Seattle, Washington with mentorship from vocal jazz great Jay Clayton. Kimberly followed this recording in 2007 with the (2 disc) CD/DVD Songs In The Key Of Sea featuring her LA based band. She is currently in the studio working on her third CD with long time musical partner, George Friedenthal. more>>
Voice-Over Artist: Kimberly’s voice-over work can be heard in narration and voice-overs for several feature length documentary films, as well as for multiple PSAs for television. more>>
Teacher: Offering private instruction from her home studio in Santa Barbara, CA, Kimberly is also a vocal jazz clinician, an MTAC (Music Teachers of California) certified instructor and a member of the Private Instruction staff of the non-profit, Santa Barbara Vocal Jazz Foundation. more>>
Environmental Work: A percentage of the proceeds from Songs In The Key Of Sea are being offered to the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation. more>>
Kimberly has been featured at jazz festivals throughout the US, and is also included in the consummate book on jazz singers entitled (what else?) The Jazz Singers, written by Jazz critic Scott Janow, author of nine books on jazz.