Debby has many years of experience as a professional singer in both live settings and in the studio.
She started her vocal training at the Academy of Contemporary Music in Guildford, completing an HND in Vocals, and receiving the high accolade of most outstanding vocalist of the year. She continued her studies at the Access to Music College in London where she worked towards an ATCL in Session Vocals passing with distinction.
An experienced and talented singer, Debby is more than comfortable singing most styles of music and in addition to her own bands has performed and recorded both lead and backing vocals with many successful function bands, tribute bands and original artists across the UK and abroad.
Artists and Bands…
Since 2006 Debby has had extensive involvement as a backing vocalist with the jazz/funk band Shakatak performing with them in many national and international venues on tours, festivals and private gigs. Her backing vocals also feature in several of their album releases.
Artists/shows she has performed and/or recorded with include:-
Boy George & Culture Club
SuRie – Eurovision Song Contest
George Anderson Band
Steve Nichol (Loose Ends)
ACM Gospel Choir (Last Choir Standing)
To name but a few
Debby was singing with the Jazznights Trio who were:
With additional vocals from our resident songbird Larraine Odell
Following the raffle of three jazz CDs we had the sitting in spot where local musicians can play with the Trio. Tonight we had Geoff Harriman playing his harmonica and Carol Bleiker singing East Of The Sun.
Sunday 17th November – CHRISTIAN BREWER (sax) will be at Jazznights
“Christian Brewer is the kind of mainstream-to-postbop alto saxophonist who’s easy to take for granted on the UK jazz scene. He’s almost as agile and fluently expressive as the Charlie Parker disciple Phil Woods on fast pieces, and his ballad playing echoes the raw-nerve soulfulness of the late Art Pepper”, John Fordham – The Guardian.
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