ARTIST, MUSICIAN and ART TEACHER
Julie has been involved in multiple musical projects over the years mainly performing corporate gigs and private functions. Most recently she has been performing jazz, blues and folk at Cavallo Nero in Ancaster with Eric Papky. Back in the UK she was lead singer in a 19 piece Jazz/Big Band as well as Motown/Pop cover bands Manhattan Nights, Medusa Seducer, Fifth Avenue, Malarky and Equate. She has also performed extensively as a solo artist choosing an acoustic ballad, indie and jazz mixed set.
Whilst her band experience is mainly performing well know Motown and Pop covers from 60's through to Top 40, her solo work has been a mixture of covers and originals. her writing style has been compared to Fleetwood Mac, Crowded House, Passenger, The Feeling and Keane and her influences are the Beatles, Elton John, Eva Cassidy, KT Tunstall, Glen Hansard, Neal Finn and Newton Faulkner. Her voice is alto, with particular emphasis on close harmonies.