Julie is a
native of Chicago, Illinois. She studied voice at Chicago
Conservatory of Music and also was vocalist in the All City
Chorus in Chicago.
Julie’s earlier career was
concentrated in rhythm, blues, and jazz of which she was a
member of various groups such as BRANDI and HEET, and was
also featured vocalist with BILL McFARLAND & THE CHICAGO
HORNS. She has captured audiences with her charm, grace and
jazz style at nightclubs such as The Bulls, Elliott’s Nest,
and has performed to a packed house at Nathan Manilow
Julie’s career has taken her to Houston,
Texas, where she has performed at venues such as Ovations,
Red Cat Jazz Café, Sambukkas Jazz Club, Sullivan’s Steak
House, Tommy’s Seafood & Steak House, and Tony’s, which is
Houston’s premier 5-Star restaurant. She has performed at
numerous country clubs, River Oaks Country Club and
Sweetwater Country Club, and numerous hotels for private
functions such as St. Regis Hotel, Hilton Americas Hotel,
Four Seasons, the Magnolia Hotel, Intercontinental Hotel,
and Doubletree Hotel, just to name a few.
provided electrifying and first-class entertainment for
major corporate events such as Air Liquid Corporation,
Exxon, Audi-Volkswagen, Neiman Marcus.
Outside of Texas, Julie has performed at Humphrey’s By
The Bay in San Diego, California, and at the Burbank
Equestrian Center in Burbank, California. She has performed
numerous times at the Air Force and Army Bases in Okinawa,
Japan. She has performed in Mexico City, Mexico for a
private corporation. In March 2005, Julie performed in
Paris, France at Ritz Carlton’s Hemingway Room, at George V
Hotel, as well as at Le Bilboquet Jazz Club in Saint Germain.
Julie has a self-produced, self-titled CD, which includes
standards and originals. Her music is regularly broadcast on
Houston’s Jazz Station 90.9 FM - KTSU.
vivacious, energetic, and a totally awesome entertainer. She
has an extremely wide vocal range and exhibits richness in
tone and exciting vocal phrasing. She displays elegance,
grace and sophistication in all of her performances,
captivating all of her audiences.