• Sarah Vaughan Vocal Competition Finalist Hilary Kole

    October 19, 2012. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    Singer Hilary Kole talks with WBGO's Rhonda Hamilton about her upbringing in a musical family, early exposure to Broadway and jazz, and experiences singing with big bands and symphony orchestras. Kole is a finalist in the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition, whose finals will be held on Sunday, October 21 at 3 p.m. at the New Jersey Performance Arts Center in Newark.

    Hamilton hosts Sunday's concert, and you can listen to her interviews with finalists -Cyrille Aimée, Alexis Cole, Hilary Kole, Sandra Booker and Monifa Brown's interview with finalist Ashleigh Smith, - as well as Gary Walker's conversation with the producer of the competition, Larry Rosen, right here on the WBGO blog. Enjoy!

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