formally... The Rick Kish Combo

Rick Kish & Friends comes in various forms. From Piano & Singer to an Eight Piece Band.

We cover songs from the Great American Songbook and beyond. Our Specialty - the Standards...

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Michael's On The Thames

Thursday, July  7 - 6-9

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Friday, July 30th, 2021


Jazz on the Thames at Michael's

Thursday, November 14th, 2019

6:30 - 9:30

Join Rick & Denise as they sing the songs of Frank Sinatra & Ella Fitzgerald in this intimate, vibrant and cool atmosphere.

Denise Pelley has performed with many great artists including acclaimed trombonist Ray Anderson, Gospel/Blues legend Jackie Richardson and Flamenco guitarist Jesse Cook. She has opened for Aretha Franklin at the John Labatt Centre in London, Ontario. She has performed with symphony orchestras and festivals which have included the du Maurier Downtown Jazz Festival (Toronto), Ottawa Jazz Festival, The Royal Canadian Big Band Festival (London), Bluesfest (London), Waterloo Jazz Festival and Sunfest (London), among others.
Rick Kish is the 2019 Forest City London Music Award recipient for Jazz Vocalist. Rick has been performing and creating theatre and concerts around the province for over 20 years. Rick’s "a really Retro CROONER Christmas" has been seen in various communities such as - London, Aylmer, Port Stanley, Drayton, Grand Bend, Kingston & Meaford during the holiday season. His musical passion are the standards. He's beyond thrilled to stand next to this amazing woman and perform!!