Kim Scanlon is a jazz singer, writer, mentor, expressive arts teacher, and activist. no solos is her pioneering approach to mentoring and artistic practice. Her version of voice yoga, called Murmerations, is a holistic method for the cultivation of voice, musicianship, and community.
Kim has worked with countless groups and individuals and has consulted with a variety of organizations, including Teatro Zinzanni, The Experience Music Project, and the Wilderness Awareness School. For over a decade, she was a faculty member at Wisdombridge in San Francisco where she helped to develop programs and curricula combining community development, expressive arts, eco- and archetypal psychologies.
She has performed and recorded extensively, and is listed with Compass Records in Nashville. As the founding member of the Seattle-based musical collective, The Palace Thieves, she is devoted to spirited collaboration and the creation of convivial events. She lives in Seattle with her husband and son.
"What must we do
to get to the school of dreams?"
The Palace Thieves
Kim is the founder of The Palace Thieves, a band comprised of seasoned and accomplished Seattle-based musicians:
Kim Scanlon voice
Libby Torrance voice and keyboard
Greg Scott voice and guitar
Julian Smedley voice, violin & guitar
Ben Smith drums
The tunes are mostly original, the arrangements are thoughtful & lush. It's an intensely collaborative band & they like to engage with guest artists of different stripes & disciplines.
Beginning in the spring of 2019, Palace Thieves will be hosting Oolipop-Ups, regular pop-up concerts.
Contact Kim to sign up for relevant announcements and quarterly audio postcards.