Kimmy & Klasse'
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This trio diverts from their peer group with a new style of music that follows the wholesome lead of the old standards. They cover songs by such artist as Aretha Franklin, the Pointer Sisters, the Marvelletts, the Chantels, and Pattie LaBelle. Their original songs with such titles as "Over You", "Crazy", and "My Day" explore aspects of love, including getting married and breaking up. - Sara Gebhardt


For the past 8 years this dynamic female vocal group has been chasing their dream. The trio is an untraditional R&B group that focuses on perfection. They have been seen on multiple venues and have a love for music that not only tells a story, but it makes sense. - Odell B. Ruffin


The three women sitting at the conference table stood up and huddled together. After a brief discussion, their decision was made. The moment of truth was imminent. Performing during the Afro Interview, Kimmy & Klasse' belted out a Rendition of the National Anthem in perfect three part harmony. The Power of their performance made you think they were performing in front of thousands. - Reggie Williams


Discography

Single CD - 1998 - Over You

Long CD - 2002 - Reaching For The Love of Music II

Long CD - Dec 2003 - A Kimmy & Klasse' Khristmas

Long CD - May 2004 - The Love of Music

Kimmy Kearse (Solo) - I Give You Me - 2005

*Available National / International

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theorchard.com
towerrecords.com
Itunes
Rapsody
Yahoo
MSN

etc. etc.

Commercial Performances;

2007 - Kipona Festival Harrisburg, PA.
2006 - On Tour in Europe - Greece, Rome, Germany -
Jamboree by the Lake - Winchester, Tennessee
Live Television Interview - Comcast Channel 95 Washington DC

2005 - US Army Hospital Christmas Party - Kipona Festival - Harrisburg, PA
February 12, 2005 - Valentines Day Show - The Game Room & Grille - Fort Washington, MD.
2004 - Kipona Festival Harrisburg, PA.
2004 - HBI Freight Christmas Party - The Hilton Hotel - Herndon, Virginia
- General Internal Medicine Clinic Party - Walter Reed Army Medical Center
- The River Edge Inn - Reading, PA
- Hawkins Farm - Fredericksburg, VA
- Opened the Sounds Of Doo Wop Bi-Annual Festival - U. of Maryland - College Park, MD
- Charm City Bike Fest - Blob's Park - Baltimore, MD - American Music Fest on the River Front - Harrisburg, PA - Millennium Music Fest - Fire House Resturant - Harrisburg, PA
- Women Business Owners Annual Gala - Westin Hotel - Washington DC
- The Sounds of Doo Wop VII - Bowie State University - Maryland
February 14, 2004 - Valentines Day Cabaret - Bell Haven, VA - SOLD OUT

2003 - Madison Square Gardens
- MIC Music Conference - Birmingham, AL. - MGM Grand Las Vegas - Took First Place in the female group category @ the USAworld Talent Search.

2003 - 5th Blues R&B Fest - Maryland
2003 / 2002 / 2001 Sounds of Doo Wop Series, Maryland
2002 - Divas of Doo Wop - Maryland
2002 / 2001 - Blues Bayou -Maryland
1999 - Unifest - Washington DC
1999 - National Zoofar- Washington DC
1999 - Valentines Day with the Spindles - Baltimore, Maryland
1999 - Birchmire, Virginia
1998 - Black Family Reunion - Washington DC
1998 - Fort Dupont Park - Washington DC (Tribute to Brenda & the Tabulations)
1998 - VFW - New Years Eve -York Pennsylvania
1998 - Hawkins Farm Festival - Fredericksburg, Virginia
1998 - Alcazar Ballroom - York, Pennsylvania
1997 - 1998 - Opened for Jerry Butler / Gene Chandler @ the Show Place Arena - Upper Marlboro, Maryland

1994 - Present - Multiple Engagements In the Washington DC Metropolitan Area.

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Based in Upper Marlboro, Maryland - This musical collective, Kimmy & Klasse', hosts the lovely voices of Kimmy J. Kearse, Johnita Wilson-Dillard and Gwen Wortham.

Joining together officially in 1994, lead singer, Kimmy J. Kearse, rasied in a military family, began singing with Johnita in Junior High School, and then later with Gwen Wortham at an open mic session. Over the years the women discovered that they had a distinguishable sound and a growing musical following ever so eager to enjoy any one of their many performances.

Unlike most, Kimmy & Klasse' have been afforded the opportunity through the years to hone their skills via live shows (radio & TV included) and recordings. Understanding each other's range to a science while methodically displaying a sound unbeknownst to most. Like Earth, Wind and Fire, these women blend to take you on a spiritual high, while entertaining your senses.

Their latest CD release "Reaching for the Love of Music", invites you to journey with them as each song embodies powerful yet subtle messages; providing meaning to our lives. You are invited to take a closer look and explore the movement and sound with Kimmy & Klasse' as these "sisters in music" embark upon a musical kaleidoscope.

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www.kimmyandklasse.com