illy is a powerhouse vocalist who may be new to the recording industry, but she is definitely seasoned on the LIVE stage. She comes from a theatrical and dance background and has performed coast to coast in the US entertaining audiences of all sizes and cultures. She has been compared to a wide variety of entertainers including Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, Chaka Khan, Etta James. Tina Turner, Sarah Vaughan, Phyllis Hyman & of course, illy.
illy 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, musical theatre, and new age.. These influences provide a unique blend and a wide variety of style to the music she performs and writes.
Mama Told Me Not To (COVER) is the first official release for illy. She is currently collaborating and in the process of creating her first CD. She is also preparing for the making of the video for the release.