Jazz Vocalist Marcya Daneille can provide the perfect accent to your wedding, private party or other special event. An experienced recording session and club singer, Marcya channels the jazzy style of Billie, Sarah and Ella combined with the soulful vibe of Chaka Khan. Marcya can perform for your event in duo, trio or quartet. Repertoire includes Jazz Standards, Classic Soul, Blues and Gospel. Marcya performs with a Motown band for all event types.
Marcya Daneille is available for advanced date bookings and last minute opportunities. In addition to Chicago, Marcya works the MIlwaukee area and nationwide.
Described as a vocalist with the phrasing of Billie Holiday, the stylistic sensibility of Abbey Lincoln and the tonal color of Ella Fitzgerald, vocalist Marcya Daneille has established herself as a cross-genre artist who offers tasteful interpretations of Jazz, Soul and Gospel tunes.
Marcya has performed alongside a diverse group of critically acclaimed artists such as Jazz trombonist Wycliffe Gordon, BeBe Winans, Vanessa Williams, Gerald Levert and Evanston’s own Jazz saxophonist Chris Greene. She has worked at New York venues such as the Apollo Theater, Alice Tully Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Ashford and Simpson's Sugar Bar, SOB's, Miller Theater at Columbia University and Crash Mansion. Midwestern appearances as a band leader have included Freedom Hall, the Main Street Music Festival, Summer Sizzle Jazz Festival, Blu in the Pfister Hotel, the Jazz Estate (Milwaukee, WI), the Racine Theater, the Art Institute of Chicago, Red Kiva, Chant and Carleton College. Visit her website for upcoming performance dates!
This a very small sample song list. Marcya's repertoire is extensive and she will honor special requests.
You Are the Sunshine of My Life (Stevie Wonder)
Human Nature -(Michael Jackson)
God Bless The Child (Billie Holiday)
Speak Low (Ella Fitzgerald)
My Funny Valentine (Sarah Vaughan)
Cruisin' (Smokey Robinson)
I Have Nothing (Whitney Houston)
Satin Doll (Various)
Girl From Ipanema (Various)
Careless Whisper (Wham)
Upside Down (Djavan-Brazilian)
Nothing Can Come Between Us (Sade)
Just My Imagination (Temptations)
Autumn Leaves (Various)
What You Won't Do for Love (Bobby Caldwell)
Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing (Stevie Wonder)
Inner City Blues (Marvin Gaye)
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