Soulful, romantic, elegant and sophisticated, an exquisite taste of jazz.
These are just a few of the words that listeners have used to describe Debbie Cunningham's music. Vocalist Debbie Cunningham studied classical music at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. Although a Tennessean for the last 2 decades, Cunningham returned to the city of brotherly love to record her debut CD with jazz pianist, Barry Sames. Sames had hounded her throughout her undergrad to give jazz a try but she resisted. Twenty years later, Sames won out. The result is an eclectic mix of jazz standards, pop tunes and an original bossa nova penned by Cunningham and a close friend. All seem to flow together seamlessly with themes of love and romance.
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Some singers' entire careers are spent searching for that delicate, delicious connection with their listeners when a song becomes an intimate statement one is compelled to hear. Debbie Cunningham grabbed it right from the start on her CD, 'The Rest of Your Life'.
Such sensitive delivery, her choice of songs, the arrangements and accompanists belie the fact this is her debut disc. WOW!
Greg Lee -program/music director
WMOT-FM, Jazz-89 Nashville
Debbie has a voice like velvet and a delivery that comes with experience. Debbie Alan- WSRadio