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.

Latest News

Kyle Rightley
Solo Acoustic Performance
Crescendo Espresso Bar and Cafe
Saturday, January 10 8-10 pm
  • Member Since: 2014
  • Last Login: over 30 days ago

Comments

Author
J Nelson K
over 30 days ago to Kyle Rightley

Kyle, Really Enjoyed "Raven Steals The Moon" ... Nice Work ... Best Wishes For Wherever Life & The Music May Lead You ... J Nelson K

1 Replies
 
Kyle Rightley
over 30 days ago

Thank you! I'm glad you enjoyed it.



Author
KIN
over 30 days ago to Kyle Rightley

Hey Kyle, was just listening to some of your songs. Your a great guitar player and you have great lyrics also. I like the maturity in your writing. Keep on.
Mitch

3 Replies
 
Kyle Rightley
over 30 days ago

Hi Mitch,
Thanks for the kind words. I'm listening to your songs now. Very good stuff!

KIN
over 30 days ago

Thanks Kyle. I'd really like to get your option of my latest. I'm Not That Anymore. Are you playing anywhere next weekend?

KIN
over 30 days ago

Not option...opinion.



Clean Clean

Clean Clean

Artist Name
00:00 / 00:00