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Cafe Songbook Performer Index
(last names beginning with "K")

Only performers who currently appear on Cafe Songbook pages are included.

 

For performers with last names beginning with "K," scroll the table below.
For others, click the appropriate letter(s):
A || B || C || D || E || F || G || H || I-J || L || Ma - Mc || Me-My
N-O || P-Q || R || Sa-Sim || Sinatra || Sk-Sy || T || U-V || W || X-Y-Z
Performer
Featured Album
(or artist photo)
Performance(s) on Cafe Songbook
(Click song title to visit Cafe Songbook page with performance on album and/or video.)
Judi K.
(American vocalist,
1980s and after )

album cover: Judi K. "I'm Nobody's Baby"
Amazon

Roger Wolfe Kahn
(born Roger Wolff Kahn October 19, 1907, Morristown, New Jersey US – died July 12, 1962 New York City -- jazz orchestra leader, musician, test pilot, son of Otto Kahn)


Roger Wolfe KahnAmazon || iTunes

Kiri Te Kanawa
(born Claire Mary Teresa Rawstron, Gisborne, New Zealand, now known as Dame Kiri Janette Te Kanawa, -- soprano/singer of opera and Songbook)


Kiri Te Kanawa album cover
Amazon || iTunes

Michael Kanan
(Boston born jazz and classical pianist)

CD cover: "The Sweetest Melody" by Michael Kanan
Amazon || iTunes
Sammy Kay
(born Samuel Zarnocay, Jr., March 13, 1910, Lakewood, Ohio US - died June 2, 1987, age 77, New York City -- big band leader)

CD covers: Two Sammy Kaye albums
Amazon || iTunes
Gene Kelly
(born Eugene Curran Kelly, August 23, 1912, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. - died February 2, 1996 (age 83) Beverly Hills, California, U.S.)

CD cover: Gene Kelly Sings
Amazon || iTunes icon
Hal Kemp
(born James Hal Kemp March 27, 1904 Marion, Alabama, U.S. died December 21, 1940
Madera, California, U.S. -- big band and jazz bandleader, arranger)


Hal Kemp album cover
Amazon || iTunes

Beverly Kenney
(born January 29, 1932, Harrison, NJ, US - died April 13, 1960)

review of the album plus commentary on Kenney


CD cover: Beverly Kenney "Songs for Playboys
Amazon || iTunes icon
Stacey Kent
(born March 27, 1968, South Orange, New Jersey, US, works mostly in UK)

album cover: Stacey Kent
Amazon || iTunes icon
Stan Kenton
(born Stanley Newcomb Kenton, December 15, 1911, Wichita, Kansas, US - died august 25, 1979 (age 67) Los Angeles, California, US -- West Coast jazz, swing, jazz bandleader, pianist, composer, arranger)


Stan Kenton "Portraits on Standards"
Amazon || iTunes

Trudy Kerr
(born January 3, 1963
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia --jazz singer)

cover Trudy Kerr album
Amazon
|| iTunes

Barney Kessel
(Born October 17, 1923, Muskogee, Oklahoma, US - died May 6, 2004 (age 80) San Diego, California, US -- jazz guitarist)


Kessel Plays Standards
Amazon || iTunes

Carol Kidd
(born October 19, 1945, Glasgow, Scotland UK)

Carol Kidd with Nigel Clark "Tell Me Once Again"
Amazon || iTunesicon
Rebecca Kilgore
(born September 24, 1949, Waltham, Massachussetts US)

Product Details
Amazon || iTunes
Charles King
(born October 31, 1889, New York City - died January 11, 1944 (age 54), London; vaudeville entertainer and leading actor in the first talkie-musical Broadway Melody of 1929)

DVD: The Broadway Melody of 1929
Amazon || iTunes
B. B. King
(born Riley B. King, September 16, 1925 near Berclair, Mississippi US)

album: B.B. KIng and Eric Clapton "Riding with the King"
Amazon || iTunes
Hilary Kole

Amazon || iTunes
Diana Krall
(Born November 16, 1964, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada -- jazz singer and pianist)

album cover: "All for You" by Diana Krall
Amazon || iTunes
Allison Krauss
(born July 23, 1971, Decatur, Illinois
USA, country and bluegrass singer and fiddler)


album cover: Alison Krauss "Now That I've Found You"
Amazon || iTunes

Rolf Kühn
(born September 28, 1929,
Köln, Germany --
jazz clarinet and saxophone player)


Rolf Kuhn album cover
Amazon || iTunes

     
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Performers on "K" Page
(Click name to go directly to entry)

Judy K.
Roger Wolfe Kahn
Michael Kanan
Kiri Te Kanawa
Sammy Kay
Gene Kelly
Hal Kemp
Beverly Kenney
Stacey Kent
Stan Kenton
Trudy Kerr
Barney Kessel
Carol Kidd
Roberta Kilgore
Charles King
B. B. King
Hilary Kole
Diana Krall
Allison Krauss
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