Kate Kay Es is an Australian musician/songwriter based in Brookyln, New York. She was raised by her jazz musician father and social justice activist mother. Kay Es was immersed in the music of John Coltrane, Weather Report, Chaka Kahn, Luther Vandros, Anita Baker, Michael Jackson and Joni Mitchell from birth. She began playing the piano, saxophone, singing and songwriting when she was 4 years old. She studied jazz piano at university in Melbourne, Australia before moving to New York City to pursue her career as a songwriter and recording artist. She has also performed as side woman with artists such as Joss Stone, Mavis Staples, Ricki Lee Jones, James Morrison, Ghost Face Killah (Wutang Clan), Jamie Foxx, Macklemore, Kesha, Carly Simon and Cyndi Lauper playing keyboards, saxophone and singing. Kay Es will release her debut EP in 2019.