Keith A. Dames, is the vocalist/bandleader of the Jazz & Blues band AKA Kat's In Black Hats (KIBH) consisting of a vocalist and quartet rhythm section of acoustic piano, bass, guitar and drums. Mr. Dames is originally from Miami Florida and of Bahamian heritage started singing the Summer of 2000 at New Amsterdam Musical Association in the Village of Harlem USA. Mr. Dames joined Local 802 of A.F.M. in Fall of 2005. Mr. Dames has performed at various locations and venues around the five boroughs of New York City and the Tri-State area.
Mr. Dames considers himself a student of the Billie Holiday School of Music and pays birthday tribute to her every year annually in April with Homage To Eleanora A Musical Journey Through The Billie Holiday Songbook. She is the reason that he sings!
Keith A. Dames, vocalist/bandleader of Jazz & Blues band AKA Kat's In Black Hats (KIBH) consisting of a vocalist and quartet rhythm section of acoustic piano, bass, guitar and drums. Providing music such as Jazz standards and songs from The great American Songbook. Primarily but not exclusively Jazz & Blues, providing a little bit of everything American made such Pop, Cabaret, B'way, R & B, Soul, Funk, Negro Spirituals, Gospel, and Inspirational.