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Deborah Davis

Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: April 3    

Deborah Davis

DEBORAH DAVIS is a gifted singer and consummate performer with a warm angelic yet sultry voice that has captivated and seduced audiences throughout the world. Poet, lyricist, actress, artist, dancer, teacher, and athlete, the basics of her multi faceted character hasn’t altered much since she was chosen most versatile class favorite in high school. But it is her singing that makes one really take notice. Be it jazz, classical, gospel, pop, country, R&B, hip-hop or commercial jingles, you name it, she has been asked to sing it at one time or another, and has accepted each challenge developing a personal motto, “If there’s gigs to be, I’m gigging ‘em. She can do it all and make it look easy, but her chosen repertoire consist of a wide selection of familiar, and obscure jazz standards that outline her life's experiences, including love ballads, blues, latin, and whimsical swing tunes. Constantly working on the New York, European & Asian jazz scenes has given Deborah Davis a sophisticated poise that is tempered with sensitivity and grace. Her natural flowing charm, obvious talents, charisma, and flawless stage presence draw you into her show. Amongst her colleagues, she’s developed a reputation as a hard swinging, hip tempo setting singer as she plays around with rhythmic & melodic improvisations. Amongst critics she’s also know for seducing her audiences with a ballad. Deborah sings with a pure honesty that will strike emotions deep within the core of your being....
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Awards

Former U.S. Jazz Ambassador
”she tells her stories with a disciplined personal passion, immediacy, and mosaic of textures that are so compelling, you can still hear her after the music stops” --Nat Hentoff

“...from Texas, with style... this self assured singer ...shows solid chops in all ranges, has a sparkling well articulated attack, and a natural flowing charm.” --N.Y. NEWSDAY

“Deborah Davis seduces her audiences.” --EL CORREO GALLEGO, Spain

“Miss Davis has a strong voice that can be richly colored, particularly in the lower register.” --New York Times

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