(Saturday) 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Hearsay Lounge and Restaurant Arlington
1711 E Randol Mill Rd.
The Ktet is a dynamic jazz group led by award winning vocalist Kira Goidel. The Ktet ranges from 3 – 6 pieces playing tight knit
The Ktet is a dynamic jazz group led by award winning vocalist Kira Goidel. The Ktet ranges from 3 – 6 pieces playing tight knit original compositions and arrangements of American songbook and bebop repertoire. The Ktet has received high praise from performances at venues such as Birdland Jazz in NYC, Sundance Square in Fort Worth and Steve’s Wine Bar in Denton, TX
“This young jazz songbird has a fine, floating soprano voice and easy style… Her performance was effortlessly beautiful” – Time Square Chronicles
Jazz Vocalist Kira Goidel is a vibrant performer skilled at executing demanding music with incredible vocal ability. From high intensity big band to intimate duo settings, Kira adapts with ease to countless musical situations dazzling audience members of all ages.
Kira got her start working in the NYC jazz scene and has played clubs such as Birdland Jazz Club and Zinc Bar shortly after graduating from Purchase College Conservatory of Music. There she received the Ella Fitzgerald Scholarship and studied with Jazz Vocalist, Alexis Cole.
She received her Master’s of Music in Jazz Voice at the University of North Texas and was awarded a 2022 Downbeat award for Best Vocal Jazz Soloist. She studied voice with vocalist Rosana Eckert and was the vocalist with the Grammy nominated ensemble, The One O’Clock Lab Band directed by Alan Baylock.
Kira currently resides in the DFW area making her living as an educator and jazz administrative professional. She gigs at many venues in the area such as Steve’s Wine Bar and Sundance Square.