Amy K Bormet

Amy K Bormet

 Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C., USA

Original jazz music, with fresh takes on standards, and new compositions.


Amy K Bormet is a talented jazz pianist and vocalist performing in Washington, DC after graduating from the University of Michigan with a BFA in Jazz Studies/Piano Performance, where she studied with Geri Allen and Ellen Rowe. Amy previously graduated from the Duke Ellington School of the Arts, where she performed in legendary D.C. saxophonist Davey Yarborough's New Washingtonians Jazz Orchestra.
Amy's infectious voice and keys have appeared everywhere you can find jazz, from the White House to local jazz bars. Some of her frequent performances include HR-57 Center for Jazz Preservation, Ellington’s on Eighth, and Market Inn. During her first decade of jazz, Amy has performed with, among others, Terrell Stafford, Marian McPartland, and D.C. Legend Buck Hill. In addition to playing her own original works, Amy's jazz trio brings a youthful interpretation to jazz standards, including those by Nina Simone, Nancy Wilson, and Frank Sinatra. Among Amy's influences are Blossom Dearie, Shirley Horn, and Nat King Cole.
Amy spent the 2006-2007 school year at her alma mater, Duke Ellington School of the Arts leading their Ella Fitzgerald Jazz Vocal Fellowship Program. She also enjoys teaching voice and piano at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop and the Washington Jazz Arts Institute.
Take a look around Amy's website ( and download an MP3 or two. We think you'll like what you hear. Feel free to contact Amy anytime via email at or at 202-641-1334 for bookings and references.
Check out the September 2007 “Artist Profile” of Amy in the Hill Rag (
“An immensely talented pianist, songwriter, and singer…Bormet’s voice will catch your ear, her playing will get under your skin, and you will remember this girl.”- Hill Rag

"Amy Bormet is a talented and versatile pianist, vocalist and composer whose wide-ranging musical interests and influences allow her to create fresh takes and old standards as well composing top-notch tunes of her own. She is a vibrant young jazz artist well-worth keeping an eye out for." 
-Ellen Rowe (


Neptune Avenue EP

Set List

Original Compositions mixed with Jazz Standards. Typically 45 minute sets.