Kaitlyn "Kdubbs" Williams & Julian Cary Collective

Kaitlyn "Kdubbs" Williams & Julian Cary Collective

Thu, July 27, 2017

7:00 pm

$10.00 - $15.00

Kaitlyn Williams - Vocals - Piano
Julian Cary - Vocals
Connor Terrones - Guitar
Spencer Zweifel - Piano
Simeon Chapman - Drums

Kaitlyn "KDubbs" Williams and Julian Cary are long time musical friends and partners. Both with a background of Jazz and an itch for all music with soul and meaning, Kaitlyn and Julian explore all contemporary jazz sub categories with music from Lizz Wright, Jacob Collier, John Legend, Kate McGarry, Anita Baker, and Kdubbs original compositions. This evening will pay tribute to jazz standards, funky neo-soul, and even Brazilian jazz with fresh arrangements to highlight Kaitlyn and Julian’s artistry.

Kaitlyn "Kdubbs" Williams & Julian Cary Collective
Kaitlyn "Kdubbs" Williams & Julian Cary Collective
Kaitlyn “KDubbs” Williams is an award winning singer and songwriter based out of Denver, CO. She is a classically trained musician having graduated from the highly renowned Indiana University Jacobs School of Music (under the direction of Dr. David Baker). Kaitlyn was a Jazz Studies major with a concentration in voice and previously was under the tutelage of Teresa Kubiak, world-renowned Metropolitan Opera star. She has performed alongside artists including Bobby McFerrin, Kurt Elling, John Clayton, Darmon Meader, Kate McGarry, Sunny Wilkinson, and Janis Siegel of The Manhattan Transfer. Recently, Kaitlyn was awarded the 2017 Collegiate Vocal Jazz Soloist Winner from Downbeat Magazine. She was also a member of the Downbeat Award Winning Collegiate Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Vocal Jazz Ensemble I for two years at the Jacobs School of Music.

Julian Cary is a vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer and performer who has achieved some of the highest honors for a person of his age. For two consecutive years, he won the National YoungArts award for jazz voice. At the age of fifteen, he performed at Denver’s Dazzle jazz club with MaryLynn Gillaspie, formerly of the vocal group, Rare Silk. He has been featured in Colorado’s Best in the musician’s category and also took first place at the Berklee High School Jazz Festival, and several CHSAA conferences. Currently, he attends the University of Northern Colorado as a Vocal Jazz major. Here, he sings with both top ensembles, one of which has won the Downbeat Student Music award for the #1 Collegiate Vocal Jazz Group in the United States. During his freshman year alone, he traveled to Kentucky to be featured at the Jazz Education Network Conference and joined the legendary New York Voices onstage during the UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival.
Venue Information:
Dazzle @ Baur's
1512 Curtis St.
Denver, CO, 80202