Kia Bennett and Desiree Jordan are both individual artists who join forces to perform as KiDe', a soul/R&B duo with a sound reminiscent of all things beautiful. They are an enchanting combination of warm, cozy, fluid, colorful, soulful voices, melodies with keys. Both Kia
and Desiree play keys and are lead vocalists in the currently revamped Roy Ayers Music Production (RAMP) https://www.instagram.com/rampmusic77/ ; an American soul/jazz band of the 70’s whose music works have been sampled/performed (DAYLIGHT) by hip-hop and R&B notables such as Erykah Badu, Common, Mary J. Blige, and A Tribe Called Quest. They are both members of The Washington DC Chapter of the Recording Academy (Grammys).
Collectively, they have performed at The Richmond Jazz Society (VA), The Hilton Main/Varia Wine Studio (VA), The Cavalier Hotel (VA), The Richmond Jazz Festival at Maymont (VA), The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (DC), Blues Alley (DC), Sofar Sounds (DC), The Washington Monument (DC), Leftfield (NY), The Shrine (NY) , BB Kings
(NY), Silvana (NY), DROM (NY), The Bitter End (NY), SOB's (NY) and The W Hotel/Time Square (NY).
They live by their mantra of "Keeping Good Music Alive"!