"Three shows is not enough!" declared the New York Times
"Kevin Dozier's supple vocal and insightful reading of the lyric for our 'Sailing On' is a joyous discovery!" Alan Menken & Dean Pitchford
"A thrill to hear a polished singer with an impressive range, uncanny good taste, and a voice that is genuinely delightful to listen to. Mr. Dozier is very special indeed." Rex Reed
"One of the best male singers in New York City!" Marilyn Maye
"Tom Wopat, Kevin Dozier, John Lloyd Young Are Singers You Need to Know" Huffington Post
"Perfect" Ann Hampton Callaway
"He is a sweet soul with a stunning voice!" Faith Prince
"Richard and I believe that this is the first cover recording of our "I Hear Bells", and we are so pleased that it is this one. Kevin Dozier, with the support of a wonderful Alex Rybeck arrangement, truly captures the song's spirit and drama, and we are delighted that Kevin has included it in his repertoire."
Richard Maltby and David Shire
Kevin Dozier was awarded the MAC and Backstage Bistro Awards for ‘Outstanding Vocalist’ in 2011. He was a 2015 and 2016 BroadwayWorld.com nominee for Outstanding Male Vocalist for his shows, "It's About Time", and "A New York Romance" at '54 Below' and 'The Metropolitan Room' in NYC.
He most recently made his debut at The Friar's Club singing for a surprise birthday party for Ben Vereen (with guests Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth, and Usher... read more. ) He was also recently seen in a "Salute to Stephen Sondheim" at Rose Hall, Lincoln Center. In 2015 Kevin completed a series of acclaimed shows at The Metropolitan Room, entitled "A New York Romance", of which Rex Reed said, "A thrill to hear a polished singer with an impressive range, uncanny good taste, and a voice that is genuinely delightful to listen to. In a cabaret world numb with mediocre male vocalists, Mr. Dozier is very special indeed.". The shows were recorded and released as a CD in 2016.
Kevin has had sold-out runs at ‘Feinstein’s’, 'The Metropolitan Room', 'The Laurie Beechman Theatre', and 'Don't Tell Mama's' in NYC, and 'The Plush Room' in San Francisco. He has also been a featured performer at 'Jazz at Lincoln Center', 'The National Arts Club', ’54 Below’, 'San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center', and numerous 'Noel Coward Society' functions. 2019 marked his Carnegie Hall debut in the World Premier concert, "Turn the World Around".
Kevin's most recent recording, "Christmas Eve" was released in 2019 and received glowing reviews as a "runaway winner from the first Noel to the last!"
Kevin’s second CD, "Love's Never Lost" was released in February of 2013. This CD, produced by Paul Rolnick, with arrangements, orchestrations, and musical direction by Alex Rybeck, is a collection of songs, old and new, reflecting on the many stages of love.
Kevin's highly acclaimed debut album, "Love-Wise”, made many of 2009's top album lists including Broadwayworld.com's Top 10 Vocal Albums of 2009 and WHLI radio’s Top 50 of 2009. Produced and arranged by Christopher Marlowe (arranger and musical director for Nancy LaMott), the album features love songs from the Great American Songbook.
Kevin will be releasing his newest CD, "Christmas Eve", a collection of holiday songs, in October of 2019.
All of Kevin's albums are available on Spotify and may be purchased at CDBaby.com, iTunes, Amazon, and KevinDozier.com.
Kevin was born in Kentucky and grew up in Minnesota, Missouri, and Kansas, where he worked as a studio-singer. While pursuing his business career in marketing, he put his singing career on the back burner. After 10 years in San Francisco, where he was named "Male Cabaret Performer of the Year" in the San Francisco Cabaret Competition, Kevin returned to New York City in 2005, He made his critically acclaimed NYC cabaret debut at 'Don't Tell Mama' in June of 2008, followed by several successful runs at 'The Metropolitan Room'. These performances garnered him a MAC Award nomination in 2009 for Best Male Debut Performance.
Kevin has studied with Marilyn Maye, Gene Puerling (The Hi-Los), Marianne Challis, Scott Barnes, Jackie Presti, Richard Nickol, Kirby Shaw, Phil Mattson, Steve Zegree, and Bill Grace.
Kevin has worked as an executive with numerous Retail companies including Sephora, Coach, Williams-Sonoma, Macy's, Barnes & Noble, and Tory Burch. Currently he is CEO and partner with the men's fashion company, T-Christopher.com.