about us

Swingin’ with Ellie Shaw is a duo that brings to life the swinging sounds of the 30’s and 40’s.  The minute Ellie walks on the stage you know you are in for a treat.  Her vintage wardrobe and respect for the genre become clear the moment she counts off her tunes.   

Her show includes standards from the jazz era that are given new life as Ellie swings them with her own interpretation.  Kiley and Ellie formed their duo, "Swingin' with Ellie Shaw" in 2009. They are seasoned performers with talent and personality. Their set list has evolved to over 175 tunes from the American Songbook.  Jazz music is ever evolving, and each performance is a unique conversation with the audience.
Ellie’s vintage vocals and scat have been influenced by Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra and countless other great voices from the era.  Taking her cue from instrumentalists like Benny Goodman, Louis Armstrong and Lester Young, she brings jazz violin to a new height. 
Her soulful improvisation make each live performance unforgettable. Rounding out their sound is the solid rhythm guitar provided by Kiley Shaw. This duo has performed over 250 shows to the enjoyment of fans everywhere.