Kim Fleming is listed in the credits for the following albums:
Kim Fleming was born and educated in Nashville, Tennessee where she attended Fisk University, Belmont University, and Tennessee State University; receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Music from the latter. She effectively combined her studying with her musical performances and tours. During this time she gave her first major stage performance when she appeared at Carnegie Hall in New York City with the world famous Fisk Jubilee Singers, under the direction of Dr. Matthew Kennedy.
Soon after graduating, Kim began her professional career in music; touring with Amy Grant. This was the start of a very impressive and extensive career in music. She has been the number one call for contracting and arranging background vocals for recordings in film, television, and radio. Kim Fleming has had the opportunity to work with some of music’s greatest names. Her credits include; Patti Austin, Patti Labelle, Bette Midler, Jon Bon-Jovi, Michael Jackson, BB King, George Harrison (The Beatles) , Keith Richards (The Rolling Stones), Billy Joel, Garth Brooks, Vince Gill, Reba McEntire, Shirley Caesar, Andrea Crouch, Stevie Wonder, Arif Martin, Desmond Childs, Narada Michael Walden, Ray Charles, Isaac Hayes, Motley Crue, Will Downing, Alex Benoit, Jean Carne, Michael Bolton, Paul Simon, Brian McKnight, Kelly Price. This extract of her credits demonstrate her incredible vocal skills and the ability to adapt to various genres of music. In addition to this, she has appeared on numerous recordings, jingles, and film scores.
Her talent is not limited to music because has also made an impact in the theatre as an actress, a casting director, and a songwriter. One of her most memorable roles was that of "Armelia" in the Broadway musical "Ain't Misbehavin." She was casting director for the musical "Marrying Up"; based on the novel written by Nina Fox. Kim also cast American Idol Melinda Doolittle in the leading role as "Paris". As a songwriter, Kim wrote the melodies and lyrics to all of the songs performed in the play. Kim was assisted composer John Forbes (Tyler Perry’s "Diary of a Mad Black Woman") and together they wrote the score for the play. Marrying Up is being revived in 2009. County music fans will know Kim from her 14 years of touring with Wynonna Judd. Other tours include Trisha Yearwood and Randy Owens, former lead singer for the group "Alabama", Joe Johnson, and Angela Winbush.
Kim has a simply amazing voice. She grew up singing jazz and gospel and she’s in the studio working on her debut solo project; a mixture of smooth Jazz and R&B, with a neo-soul edge. Her mentor and inspiration on this project has been the great jazz saxophonist Joe Johnson and it is being produced and co-written by Aaron Mason and Chris Davis.