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BIOGRAPHY

Sandra Kaye honed her class act in a little Dallas bar. A mixture of nostalgia and myth, the notion of a great undiscovered performer in a dark little hideaway. The formative years of Sandra’s career were spent in her hometown of Dallas Texas. The night club scene was a mainstay in Dallas for Sandra Kaye and she played the Hideaway Clubs for 8 years consecutively.

 

Sandra Kaye has moved in many musical directions with her style from Jazz to R&B, with jingles for radio and television. Today Sandra performs with several big bands primarily in the United States and Asia and was the opening act for Dionne Warwick, Patti Austin, The Platters, The Drifters, David “Fathead” Newman, Monty Alexander, Blue Lou Marini and Johnny Taylor. Iconic Performances include: The Beaux Art Ball,  Duke Ellington Birthday Celebration, The National Anthem performance for The Texas Rangers,The Shelley Carrol/Brad LealI Big Band, The Curtis Bradshaw First Reunion Orchestra, The Dallas Jazz Orchestra, The Galen Jeter Orchestra, The Alan Glasscock Orchestra, The Vecho Vecencio Group,The JZ’s Big Band under the directions of Nicholas Bolucas, The JZ’s Big Band under the direction of Alec Haavik, The Rolf Becker Music Company and The Shanghai Conservatory Big Band.

Sandra Kaye has performed throughout the United States and Internationally in Japan, China, Italy, France, Greece, Spain, Turkey and West Africa. Sandra Kaye is a former resident vocalist at The Waldorf Astoria Shanghai in the famous Long Bar from April 2011 to April 2016. The only place in Shanghai to hear a fine repertoire of songs from the Great American Song Book such as “Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered”, “Ain’t Misbehavin”and “My Funny Valentine.”