illy is a powerhouse vocalist and balladeer. She has performed coast to coast entertaining audiences of all sizes.She is often 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. Be sure to sign up for the newsletter to receive updates from illy.
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