illy is a powerhouse vocalist and balladeer who may be new to the recording industry, but she is definitely seasoned on the LIVE stage. She comes from an extensive and elaborate theatrical and dance background and has performed coast to coast entertaining audiences of all sizes, ages and cultures.
She has been compared to a wide variety of entertainers including Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, Chaka Khan, Etta James, Tina Turner, Nina Simone, Sarah Vaughan, Phyllis Hyman, Patti LaBelle, Teena Marie, Adele, Billie Holiday and others.
She is a big fan of a huge variety of music from big band to alternative, pop, rock, jazz, hip hop, R & B, Soul, folk, country, classical, gospel, musical theatre, new age, to name a few. She is also a forever fan of the "oldies" and classics. These influences provide a unique blend and a wide variety of style to the music she performs and writes. 2012 marked the debut of Mama Told Me Not To Come (COVER) which is the first official release for illy.
Currently, illy is collaborating with other artists, creating her first album, preparing for the making of the video for the first release and hoping to play a few music festivals in the near future.
Stay tuned in, she may be in a city near you. For more information, news, music, show schedule, freebies and updates and more, join illy on her official website: 321illy.com
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