LOCATION: Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe 97 Kercheval, The Hill, MI 48236
Kimmie is an outstanding vocalist and enchanting performer. Her musical experience is revealed as she transforms non-traditional jazz songs into swinging sensations, as evident with her jazzy rendition of "I Will Survive". With each song and vibrant show, Horne interacts with her audiences with Class, Style and Charisma. Detroit's Michigan Chronicle's, Steve Holsey, recently named Kimmie Horne as one of Detroit's Precious Jewels. Endowed with a beautiful alto voice which summons great ladies of Jazz, Kimmie has the lucid phrasing of Dinah Washington; the rich tones of Sarah Vaughn; the smoky sophistication of Phyllis Hyman and A Descendant of the Legendary Movie Icon and Songstress' Lena Horne. Her uncle was the late great singer and songwriter Cleveland Horne of "The Fantastic Four", The 1970s- big hit "The Whole World is a Stage."Kimmie's versatility is broad as she is the new spokesperson for "Bricker Tunis Furs". From commercial, radio and print ads, Kimmie's proving to be an advertising success stated in the Detroit black pages. The radio jingle was acknowledged as Best radio commercial jingle in the city. Throughout Kimmie's musical career, her live concerts, festivals, national anthems and performing at casino's around the world, have won many fans. She is an absolute crowd pleaser! Kimmie has established longevity in the music business as an accomplished recording artist, performer and entertainer. Horne's considerable talents are evident on her aptly titled , "High Standards", "Loving This Jazz" and "Live in Las Vegas" CD's. Her newest Jazz CD is due to be released in the fall.
Located on 'The Hill' in Grosse Pointe Farms, the Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe presents live jazz and fine dinning in an intimate, ole English pub atmosphere. The venue offers great food and music Tuesday through Saturday: Call 313-882-5299 for reservations. Chef Andre Neimanis serves up bistro favorites, world cuisine influences, comfort food with a twist and exciting daily specials. The wine list offers about 60 selections, 20 by the glass.