Debby...


Debby has many years of experience as a professional singer in both live settings and in the studio. 


Training...


She started her vocal training at the Academy of Contemporary Music in Guildford, completing an HND in Vocals, and receiving the high accolade of most outstanding vocalist of the year.  She continued her studies at the Access to Music College in London where she worked towards an ATCL in Session Vocals passing with distinction.


Session vocals...


An experienced and talented singer, Debby is more than comfortable singing most styles of music and in addition to her own bands has performed and recorded both lead and backing vocals with many successful function bands, tribute bands and original artists across the UK and abroad. 

 

Listen to Debby...

 

To listen to Debby please visit her Media page for videos and sound clips.

 

See Debby Live...

 

If you would like to see Debby perform live please see the Public Gigs for upcoming dates. The majority of her work is through private bookings but there are opportunities where you can see her perform with many different bands and artists across the country and abroad. 

 

Artists and Bands...

 

Since 2006 Debby has had extensive involvement as a backing vocalist with the jazz/funk band Shakatak performing with them in many national and international venues on tours, festivals and private gigs. Her backing vocals also feature in several of their album releases. 

 

Artists/shows she has performed and/or recorded with include:-

 

Mariah Carey

Ariana Grande

Boy George & Culture Club

Shakatak

Mica Paris

Katherine Jenkins

Marisha Wallace

Sophie Ellis-Bextor

Gareth Malone

Sheridan Smith

The Shires

SuRie - Eurovision Song Contest

Ruby Turner

Sir Bryn Terfel

Nicola Roberts (Girls Aloud)

Steve Nichol (Loose Ends)

Michael Rice (All Together Now) 

ACM Gospel Choir (Last Choir Standing)

Oh Wonder!

Jeff Lorber

Dimitris Dimopolous

Kavana

Tommy Jules (Rudimental)

Junior Giscombe (Mama used to say)

Lenny Henry

Sir Willard White

Ramin Karimloo

Claudia Rose (The Voice)

Ben Ofoedu (Phats & Small)

Matt Eaves (The Voice)

Sam Obernik

Liz Thomas (The Younger Younger 28s)

George Anderson Band

Oli Silk

Uplifted Voices


...and many more.

 

TV/radio credits...

 

She has performed on many TV shows, radio stations, festivals and tours, these include:-

 

Mariah Carey Christmas UK tour

Ariana Grande at the BBC

Eurovision Song Contest

(Live Final - BBC)

Katherine Jenkins Christmas Spectacular from the Royal Albert Hall (ITV)

Strictly Come Dancing 

(Rehearsal VT - BBC)

ITV’s This Morning

The Graham Norton Show (BBC)

BBC’s The One Show

Michael McIntyre Big Christmas Show (BBC)
Michael McIntyre Big Show
(BBC)

VJ Day 75th: The Nations Tribute (BBC)

Alan Carr’s New Year Specstacular (C4)

Children in Need Rocks the 80’s (BBC)

Sky advert for the Sing! Acapella series (Sky)

RBL - Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall (BBC)

Songs of Praise (BBC)
Karaoke Challenge
(Challenge TV)
DSTV Delicious festival 

(Shakatak - Supporting Chaka Khan)
BBC Tony Blackburn Soul night out at KOKO

Age UK's annual Celebrity Christmas Concert
BBC radio 2

Premier Gospel Radio
Local Radio


Notable venues & Festivals:-

 

O2 Arena, London

Royal Albert Hall, London

SSE Arena, Wembley, London

Atlice Arena, Lisbon, Portugal

Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham
First Direct Arena, Leeds

The Pheasantry, Chelsea

Pizza Express, Holborn

Pizza Express, Birmingham

Charles Bronfman Auditorium,
Tel Aviv
(Israel)

Cadogen Hall, London
Hideaway, London
London Stadium
Blue Note, Japan
Billboard, Japan

O2 Indigo, London

KOKO, London

DSTV Delicious Festival (South Africa)

Sapporo City Jazz Festival (Japan)

Kaliningrad City Jazz Festival (Russia)

Kaunas Jazz Festival (Lithuania)

Klaipeda Castle Jazz Festival (Lithuania)

Augsburg Smooth Jazz Festival (Germany)


 

 

Songwriting...

 

After forming a writing partnership with Shakatak’s bass player George Anderson together they have written and produced many songs and have released five successful albums ‘Positivity’, ‘Expressions’, 'Cape Town to London', 'Body & Soul' and 'Songs from Tomorrow'.

You can hear samples from these albums on her Media page.

 

You can see Debby performing original material from these albums live with the George Anderson Band. Please see Public Gigs for any upcoming events.

 

Debby has also wriiten with Steve Nichol from Loose Ends for his latest album along with George Anderson.

 

Most recently Debby has written with Dimitris Dimpolous for his latest album, one of their songs 'This feelin you're givin'' features Jeff Lorber on keys.