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User profile: Kelley Vice


Kelley Vice ( brings together diverse elements of acoustic rock, blues, jazz, and innovative technique in an unconventional style rich with modal tunings, vibrant melodies and passionate vocals. Influenced heavily by the late Michael Hedges, Chris Cornell, Jeff Beck, Santana and Critters Buggin, Kelley's songwriting is evocative and painfully honest, conveying a depth of emotion that keeps listeners coming back for more.

Kelley's music encompasses a wide spectrum of style and emotion, ranging from jazz/rock fusion to alternative rock to singer/songwriter. Kelley's acoustic instrumentals move easily from dark sensuality to playful innocence. Though all are executed with the same unique character developed over two and a half decades of performance, no two songs are alike.

Kelley performs solo at numerous open mics, acoustic shows, weddings and other live events around the Puget Sound. He is also a member of Seattle's Fireweed (, an acoustic rock group; Seattle rock group Rock 'n Roll Space Bandits; Bebe Le Strange (, a Heart tribute band; and is the producer/engineer/owner of Sturm und Drang Studios ( in Bothell, WA.