Kyle Rightley is a Madison-based performer, songwriter, and educator. He has built a career spanning rock, pop, folk, classical, jazz, soul, and funk.
In addition to his solo exploits, he contributes as a guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and arranger to The Big Payback and Driveway Thriftdwellers. His trombone and euphonium playing is featured in Five Points Jazz Collective, Beefus, Charlie Painter and Friends, and other area ensembles.
Two of the songs Kyle has written for The Big Payback have been finalists in the Madison Area Music Awards (MAMAs): "Romeo Knows" for 2014 Jazz Song of the Year, and "Jackal in a Suit" for 2012 Unique Song of the Year.
Always thrilled to be working on new music, Kyle released two acoustic solo EPs in 2014: Raven Steals the Moon in April and The Bleak, Barbarian Pines in September. That same year saw two full-length albums from Beefus and an upcoming release from Driveway Thriftdwellers.
Solo Acoustic Performance
Crescendo Espresso Bar and Cafe
Saturday, January 10 8-10 pm