Award winning singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Victoria Blythe (vocals) combines jazz, folk and pop music into original songs in a style that is uniquely her own. Her thrilling beautiful vocals have been compared to Alison Krauss, Paula Cole, Sandy Denny and Evanescence. She has studied both classical voice and jazz and has been performing professionally since she was a teenager. Her song Dancing with You won the West Coast Songwriters Song of the Year award and has appeared in a number of movies, including Anywhere But Here, and on TV. She performs her own material, select covers, and songs written by, or co-written with, Greg Beattie, who has won numerous songwriting awards including Kerrville New Folk, Falcon Ridge Emerging Artist, Grand Prize in the West Coast Songwriters International Song Contest and the Napa Valley Music Festival Emerging Artist Prize. She has been perfoming for many years with her Americana band Calaveras which she founded with her partner Greg Beattie and together they have played at numerous venues including the Freight and Salvage (Berkeley), Falcon Ridge Folk Festival, Kerrville Folk Festival, Fiddling Cricket, and the Florence Winter Folk festival. In addition to lead vocals, Victoria also plays guitar, piano, violin and viola, bass, mandolin, recorder and Native American Flute, with her greatest love being viola.
Wonderful music, wonderfully performed Peter Yarrow – Peter, Paul and Mary
Victoria's voice is a nimble voice, pure, strong but with a feathery texture to it.
Just beautiful and beautifully recorded.....it just about tore my heart out. -