of the Premier Jazz and Blues voices on the scene today"
Sydney began her singing career in the Los Angeles area when,
on the day after her 44th birthday, in 1991, she got her nerve
up and climbed up onto a session stage.
dream comes true. Since then, her singing has blossomed into
an obsession for what Sydney calls, her "Cultural Heritage"
, or "African-American Folk Music" . The rest of the
world calls it "Blues, Classic Jazz, Gospel, Spirituals,
New Orleans Jazz & Blues, R & B, Chicago Blues, &
Kansas City Blues". This obsession has taken her in 3 short
years from the Los Angeles area to Europe.
1995, Sydney has performed over 1,000 concerts in 24 countries.
Scheduled venues for 2008 include; Germany, Switzerland, Norway,
Denmark, Finland, France, The Netherlands and Georgia. Past
years have given Sydney the opportunity to perform in Belgium,
Luxembourg, Bulgaria, Serbia, Hungary, Tunisia, Croatia, Slovakia,
The Ukraine, Lithuania, Poland, The Czech Republic, Sweden,
Italy, Austria, and Ireland.