Influences: Ella Fitzgerald, Amy Winehouse, Eva Cassidy, Billie Holiday, Astrud Gilberto, Pink Martini, Bob Dylan, Tom Waits, Kate Bush, Madeline Peyroux, Caro Emerald, Yasmin Levy, Joni Mitchell
JUST FINISHED FILMING FOR ITV'S FORTHCOMING JOHNNY CASH BIOPIC. PLAYING CARRIE CASH.
CURRENTLY WORKING WITH RUSSIAN POWERHOUSE "RIGLI MUSIC" ON A MUSICAL CALLED "JEWISH" RECORDING LEAD VOCALS FOR THEIR UPCOMING ALBUM [NOVEMBER 2020 - ONWARDS]
CURRENTLY WORKING WITH SP MUSIC ON A NEW HYMN CALLED "NIGHT OF LIGHT" [MARCH 2021 -
Kate is a highly experienced singer and a singer-songwriter with influences from jazz, Latin, blues and world music. Kate traveled the world for many years as a singer and has performed in multiple genres including jazz, Latin, Gypsy music, blues, Musical Theatre and even has experience in Opera. Kate performs regularly at the well established jazz, roots and world music venues in and around London and is currently performing a show called "A Journey Through Bohemia". The show is a fusion of jazz, Latin, gypsy music and alternative pop. A variety of languages weave in and out of the show to take you on a heart moving but also a foot tapping eclectic journey.
"Delightful!" - BTL Jazz
“Always puts on a great show! Always entertaining, you won't be disappointed!” - FLAT50 Arts Management
Notable live shows include: Acklam Village (Supporting the London Gypsy Orchestra), The Bulls Head Jazz Club, Green Note, BTL Jazz, BBC Radio London’s - Jumoke Fashola’s Jazz Verse Jukebox at Hoxton Hall (Headliner for their annual “Ones to Watch” - 2018), Fishery Wharf Jazz Festival, Toulouse Lautrec, Spice of Life, Water Rats, El Garito, Nightjar, The Luna Lounge, The Boisdale (Finalist in the Battle of the Bands 2014), Ronnie Scott’s, Half Moon Putney, Pizza Express, The RARE Jazz Festival and The Brentwood Festival on the bill with UB40.
Last year (2019) Kate was supported by Music Gateway to attend the MIDEM music conference in Cannes and excitingly MIDEM themselves will be supporting Kate to return this year (2020). Back in 2017 Kate was supported by PRS for Music and released her debut EP "The Lion's Raw" and this is what they have been saying about it:
"Sultry dame" - All About Jazz
"Where the energy of rock blends in with the intimacy of folk” - A&R Factory "Will make you want to watch Chocolat again.” - Frequency 21
"Kate Thomas you certainly have a style of your own" - Mel Watson, Phoenix FM