Raised in Gary, Indiana Kym Mazelle grew up a stone’s throw from The Jackson Family’s recording studio and label – although her route to stardom couldn’t have been more different…
Kym studied Opera at Mundelein College of Music in Chicago
While working at the Lyric Opera House Chicago, Kym quickly realised she would have to take a different path into music: “I wanted to be part of the creative process, performing as well as writing, and getting the crowd going with fun and energy”.
Shortly thereafter Kym was introduced to Marshall Jefferson fellow House Music Pioneer – yes, Kym Mazelle is one the first female pioneers of House Music and her early hits prove it. Working on 1987’s “Taste My Love” on the Police Records label.
With “Useless (I Don’t Need You Now)” remixed by Norman Cook followed by her top 10 smash hit single “Wait” with Dr. Robert of the Blow Monkeys.
Touring Europe her live performances were even more dynamic than the recordings and helped to establish a huge following.
A collaboration with Soul II Soul and Jazzie B produced the world-wide hit single “Missing You” which Kym co-wrote and appeared on their Vol. 2 1990 A New Decade album. Kym’s writing credits on the album and appearances on the Soul II Soul World Tour drew more attention to her unique talents.
Her UK album “Crazy” led to the release of Kym’s US debut album Brilliant which included collaborations with some of America’s leading producers C&C Music Factory, Steve Hurley, Ric Wake, David Morales and Frankie Knuckle. Another collaboration with Rapination produced the US top 20 hit “Love Me The Right Way” and “No One Can Love You More Than Me”.
Moving on in the mid 90’s another collaboration with Jocelyn Brown and Simon Cowell produced 2 singles “Enough Is Enough” and “Give Me All Your Lovin“.
Kym scored another Top 10 with her cover of “Young Hearts Run Free” produced by Nellee Hooper from the Grammy-nominated multi-platinum soundtrack to Baz Lurhman’s “Romeo & Juliet”
Since then Kym Mazelle’s powerful R&B vocals, coupled with her energetic style and great stage personality have established her amongst the pantheon of global Dance/Pop Artists.
In 2005 Kym released her Italian album “The Pleasure Is All Mine“, also appeared on ITV’s Celebrity Fit Club, 10 weeks UK tour and debuted her own live music night “Me & My Big Mouth” which featured live Chicago Style Blues.
Kym has also appeared on countless television shows including: Celebrity Weakest Link, BBC TV Series Trainer, at least 20 appearances on Top of the Pops, Jools Holland Show, MoBo Awards,
Terry Wogan Show, Richard and Judy Show etc.
Kym has graced the stage and recorded with such world class artists and producers
including Mick Jagger, Chaka Khan, Maceo Parker, The JB Horns, Jazzie B &
Soul II Soul, Van Morrison, R. Kelly, Boy George, Joaquin Cortes, Grace Jones amongst others.
You will also recognise her distinctive voice in numerous TV commercials.
In 2008 she was on a roll again and featured in the theatre/cabaret La Bamba El
cabaret Ibérico with one of Spain’s premiere film directors Bigas Luna in Spain.
A featured in Diva on id magazine.
A Miami showcase with Miss Naomi Campell for the Art Basil Retrospective Naomi
Photo Expo and a single “Here Come’s The Light“.
2009 – an autobiography in the works
2010 Kym has been appearing at private parties in Russia, Paris, Belgium, Dubai,
Holland and Italy.
Starred in London’s West End’s smash hit of Ray Charles, The Musical “I Can’t
Stop Loving You” and has starred in Thriller live – The Musical of Michael Jackson at the Dominion Theatre London and Smokey Joe’s Café musical review.
‘Ella, Aretha, Dusty and Me’ New Year Concert with Kym Mazelle alongside the BBC Concert Orchestra and Guy Barker and his Big Band singing tribute to Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin or Dusty Springfield at the Mermaid Theatre in London.
New Album ‘Destiny’