Hey Kitty! - Saxophonist and Vocalist BeverleyG, aka Miss Kitty. Kitty is an established performer of jazz, swing, blues, funk, reggae, DJ and dance music.
Playing tenor, alto and soprano saxophones, Kitty is also an esteemed jazz vocalist who has entertained crowds across the UK and internationally, working as a session musician and as a lead vocalist and saxophonist in various musical genres and band line-ups.
Kitty performs in several musical genres including ska, dub, reggae, electronica, pop, rock, soul, gospel and more, and works as a saxophonist and backing vocalist for tribute acts and travelling bands. She has worked as backing vocalist for soul legend PP Arnold, saxophonist & backing vocalist for leading tribute artists Amy Winehouse and Simply Red in Denmark, Spain and Uk.
Kitty's performed with Ibiza DJ's in Doha Qatar, toured China with Ebony Bones, performed in Cardiff & Bristol with Mad Professor and Pama International, plus Dublin Fringe and Glastonbury performances with her electronica band TrifleSky. Other gigs include Derry Jazz Festival, Bude Jive festival, Monmouth Festival, Denmark Riverside festival and Brecon Jazz Festival with band Les Minouches Atomiques, the Saxalettes and Kitty's Trio.
In 2016 Kitty joined forces with African songstress Yolanda Eyama and her band 'Afro world Groove' -performing at Wilderness festival, and venues across london including Hootananny, Juju Bar, Balabam and The Ritzy.
Kitty has released several CD's with her trio, duo and her band the Purramours. Previous CD releases include original electronica compositions written with her brother, under the name of Triflesky. These are scheduled to be re-released sometime in the future. Kitty still writes in the electronica/dance genre and enjoys mixing this with her jazz/crossover compositions.
Kitty currently is writing a solo EP on piano and voice, she is enjoying the challenge of performing solo, working on her own compositions and a few choice hymns.
Kitty also runs saxophone workshops for adults:
Her 'Sax For Fun' workshops are popular at festivals and corporate events. See: www.saxforfun.co.uk