Kim Palmer's Bio
Kim Palmer is a singer/songwriter/keyboardist originally hailing from Toronto, Canada. She is a classically trained pianist and degreed piano teacher with an Honor's Diploma and Music Scholarship Award.
Kim has been performing professionally since age 18, receiving her high-school diploma and Ontario Sholarship by mail while already on the road with a well known Canadian recording act, Tranquillity Bass. She has performed as a solo artist as well as in everything from duos and rock bands to sixteen piece big bands.
Some of her notable private performances include playing for Vice President Bush's inauguration and at many prestigious Hollywood gatherings.
Some of her notable public performances include opening for Emmylou Harris and The Guess Who and appearing with recording artists Dan Hill and Tony Kosinec.
You can hear Kim on various commercials and on albums by The String Band, Dave Essig, Tony Kosinec (with Paul Schaffer), Dan Hill and her own band Lila.
Kim has been first place winner of The Goldenwest Songwriting Competion in California three times, second place winner of The International Music City Song Festival in Nashville, first place winner of Pop in the Barebones Songwriting Competition in Austin, won The Future Charters Contest in Philadelphia, and is featured in the 4/99 issue of "Songwriter's Monthly".
Kim's song "Sanctuary" is in the soon to be released Tom Beringer movie "Watchtower" and Richard Carpenter has recorded her song "What Kind Of Love?". Her songs have been picked up many times by music industry people at The Los Angeles Songwriter's Showcase, earning her Professional Membership there.
She has written with hit songwriters for The Doobie Brothers, Paula Abdul, Sheena Easton and Natalie Cole as well as musicians for Peter Gabriel, Celine Dion, Sara McLachlan, Tori Amos, Joni Mitchell, John Hiatt, Daniel Lanois, Robbie Robertson, Toni Childs, Crowded House, Sam Phillips, Laura Brannigan, Sister Sledge, Rick Springfield, and Tina Turner.
Kim has several albums worth of material and is a one woman band, producing music from her specially made porcelain environment due to her chemical hypersensitivities.
She wrote, sang, played the instruments on, programmed, arranged, recorded and produced the songs you will hear.
Thank you for listening....
Kim's Albums Available
Kim Palmer's MCS Story
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