“Bittersweet,” is now available on iTunes, Amazon Music, Pandora, Spotify and other select platforms. Written by Katy Miner, the song features Bobby Militello, a critically claimed American jazz saxophonist and flautist that has toured with the Dave Brubeck Quartet, Maynard Ferguson and Doc Severinsen.
Katy Miner, one of Buffalo’s favorite jazz vocalists, brings a diverse and rich repertoire in jazz, musical theatre, pop, and the Great American Songbook, establishing herself on the jazz club scene in Western New York at clubs like the Roycroft Inn, Pausa Art House, Hotel Henry, Sportsmen’s Tavern, Kleinhans’ Mary Seaton Room, as well as the CMCJazzFest (The Historic Colored Musicians Club of Buffalo), the East Aurora Music Festival, the Lewiston Jazz Festival, and the Olcott Jazz festival.
Ms. Miner has performed several times with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. She was featured in the 2020 BPOnDemand series’ That Studio Sound: Jazz Classics for Lovers, 2018’s holiday community concerts and 2017’s John Morris Russell’s Holiday Pops concert. She also performed in concert versions of 2010’s The Music Man (Alma Hix) and 2007’s West Side Story (Rosalia). Ms. Miner was a professional singer with the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus in both soprano and alto sections from 2004-2007, and was the mezzo soloist for Handel’s Messiah in 2007.
Ms. Miner has performed in numerous WNY theaters since 2007 and has been nominated twice for an Artie Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical. She performed in Nickel City Opera’s 2016 world premiere production of SHOT! by Persis Vehar at Shea’s Buffalo Theatre. Ms. Miner’s voice can be heard in commercials and on several pop, rock and jazz recordings of her own and others.