Kristy's Classics 1
Kathleen "Kristy" Brooks Kathleen "Kristy" Brooks is an entertainer extraordinaire - singer, actress, dancer, educator and administrator. She has a Doctorate is in Music and Theatre and three Masters Degrees. She had successfully written, directed, and produced three musicals during her educational tenure. Also, she is an adjunct instructor at the Community College of Southern Nevada (CCSN). She has performed both solo and with the group worldwide, from the United States to Hong Kong, Singapore, Haiti, Bahamas, Hawaii and more. She has also teamed up with Master vocalist, Alfie Capers, with duets that electrify their audiences. Dr. Brooks, affectionately called "Kristy Love" Brooks, performed as a member of "The Platters" when she first joined the original company under manager Buck Ram who would replace the members as they left. At that time, this group held the official Platters title (handled by Ram, who helped copyright title to the name). Since 1998- 2006, she has been performing as a member of "The Platters" at the Sahara Hotel in Las Vegas. The group has an open-ended contract which could last up to 5 years and beyond. Kristy has an extensive history in entertainment. She is a former RCA recording artist and starred in the "Jimi Hendrix Story" on Broadway. She produced and starred in her own TV show "Kristy's Positive Images" on Cable in New York and Las Vegas. Her film credits include: Lean On Me, Cotton Club, Malcolm X, Crooklyn, Fly By Night, Coming To America, Nightfall in Manhattan, Ransom. Kristy Love also does solo performances with her band for special occasions, conventions, corporate dates and major venues. She creates a variety of moods and tempos with music from the 50's (her Platters experience); to standards and jazz; and to the contemporary R&B styles of her most recent CD release which spans the adult contemporary genre. Her CD release, "Giving You Love" in Britain received rave reviews. "Kristy Love", as she is referred to nightly performing in Las Vegas, has established herself as one of the true Divas. She performs her solo act with tributes to the "Divas", Roberta Flack, the Motown Divas, Aretha Franklin and Gladys Knight, Whitney Houston, Yolanda Adams and others. Her unique sound will create a new excitement in the record industry.