Hill Jazz is an Eastside best kept secret! The ensemble is based in Kirkland, WA
and is focused on providing great live jazz to venues in Seattle and the Eastside.
Finn Hill Jazz provides a special blend of vocal jazz standards, Latin tunes
including Bossa Nova, Samba and Tango as well as a spicy mix of Blues and
'jazzed up' contemporary tunes... something for everyone!
Finn Hill Jazz is comprised of four talented and dynamic musicians; Kay Bailey
on vocals, Karin Kajita on Piano, Peter Rockas on Tenor Sax and Will
Stump on stand-up bass.
Kay Bailey, group vocalist, is a dynamic singer with a special talent for
delivering a song with tremendous musicality. Her warm engagement of the
audience and polished comfortable stage presence simply draws people into the
Karin, Peter and Will lay down a sophisticated instrumental
groove. Will Stump, bassist, also fronts a few vocals himself which is a treat!
A number of the local venues you can catch Finn Hill Jazz are:
Kirkland, The Grape Choice Wine Shop & Wine Bar Kirkland,
Sasi's Cafe Kirkland,
Egan's Ballard Jam
House in Seattle.
Finn Hill Jazz is available in assorted instrumental configurations to fit any
occasion. Duo with guitar/bass, trio with guitar, bass, sax, quartet including
vocal, quintet including drums. For bookings please contact
Will Stump at
"It is becoming increasingly difficult to decide where jazz starts or where it
stops, where Tin Pan Alley begins and jazz ends, or even where the borderline
lies between between classical music and jazz. I feel there is no boundary
line"... Duke Ellington