Abi K is a professional Singer, Songwriter and Vocal Coach with a passion for Jazz, Blues and Soul. She has been performing since childhood, starting her career as a chorister in the Worcester Cathedral Girls Choir, before making appearances on Radio and TV. She acquired a keen interest in all styles of music, particularly Jazz, from her tutors and her family too.
Based in the Birmingham suburb, Bournville, she now performs in venues all over the country. She has gigged internationally and has been invited to sing with artists as renowned as Ruby Turner, Steve Winwood and Robert Plant.
After spending a year in Madrid, to experience life in the Spanish music scene, she recorded her first EP “Abi K” in 2016. The EP was produced at Jared Bryants' Severn Valley Studios with the tasteful assistance of Tom-Clarke Hill (Bass), Lee Jones (Guitar) and Nick Milward (Drums). Together they created a sophisticated collection of Abi's own material and some beautifully reworked Jazz Standards. “Abi K" can be found on Spotify, iTunes and Googleplay. Tracks can also be found under the music tab of this website. Hard copies of the EP are available on request.
Abi's single 'Just Say Yes', was released on 20th april 2020 (available on numerous music platforms). Demonstrating music and vocals with more grit and sensuality, than her previous Jazz and Blues influenced self entitled EP, released in 2016. This change in writing and vocal dynamics is due to 4 years of performing with various bands and artists an Abi stumbling across the likes of D’angelo, Angie Stone, Erykah Badu, India Arie, Hiatus Kaiyote amd Vulfpeck. As well as drawing upon her long time influences: Joss Stone, Amy Winehouse, Ray Charles, Ella Fitzgerald, and Billie Holiday.
The track was produced, mastered and mixed again the trusted Jared Bryant of Severn Valley Studios, who perfectly understood how to make Abi’s visions a reality, and was brought to life by Abi and her Neo-Soul/Rnb/Pop band 'Abi & The Swing Pigs'.
Once lockdown is over, Abi aims for a video to accompany ‘Just Say Yes’. So keep your eyes as well as ears open.