Saturday, August 26th 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Becky Davis is a Buffalo based vocalist and Buffalo News Gusto critic's choice. A student of Edith Miller, of the University of Buffalo; Marilyn Barber of the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus, Maria Goodrich of Community School of Music; the late jazz musician and educator, Chu Nero and mentored by international jazz vocalists; Dee Dee Bridgewater and Dianne Reeves. Becky has done many voiceover commericals for radio. "Singing is how my soul expresses itself. I love the standards. Using your gift, your soul and some imagination, they'll sound fresh and beautiful. The standards have a life of their own, I just sift them through my Becky experience".
"...fresh interpreter of the standards, intimate...honest", Bob Davis - Jazz Journalist.
"...sultry with an excellent delivery. If people come to hear the standards, that's what they get with Becky, straight ahead", - Mark Harris - bassist / composer with Mel Tillis Theatre.
"You are a very gifted performer, keep going strong", John Upton - Principle Oboe at The Florida Orchestra and The Julliard School.