• SIGGY DAVIS

     

    Siggy Davis

     

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    "Siggy Davis hat den Soul von Aretha Franklin, die tiefen Gefühle von Billie Holiday, das Gospel feeling von Mahlia Jackson, den frechen Blues von Bessie Smith und vor allem den Swing und die Improvisation Lust von Ella Fitzgerald.
    Das zeichnet Siggys Stimme aus..."

    "Siggy Davis has the Soul of Aretha Franklin, the deep feelings of Billie Holiday, the organic Gospel feeling of Mahalia Jackson and above all, the Swing and improvisational inclinations of Ella Fitzgerald chiming in Siggys voice" Lothar Krist Musik-Redakteur und Moderation NDR/Leader Hannover Big Band

    "Siggy Davis shows a range that,if it continues to affirm itself should take her to the higher heights of her profession. Ms.Davis is an expressive actress whose performance is not just realistic but, riveting!"
    The Black American, NYC

    "Der absolute Höhepunkt im Ensemble ist Siggy Davis als Sonya. Sie ist der heimliche Star der Show, wenn sie mit ihrer Opernhaus füllenden Stimme voller Leidenschaft singt. Da schwingt Erotik mit, ein Vibrato das Gänsehaut verursacht…"

    "The absolute high point of the company is Siggy Davis as Sonya...she is the secret Star of the show.When her opera house filled voice,,,full of passion sings... a eroticism in her voice. a vibrato that bring goose bumps to the skin..."
    Musical Magazine,The European Premiere of Cy-Colemans"The Life"

     

  • Siggy Davis - Bio

    Siggy Davis

    Siggy Davis is an international performing artist who is well established in the areas of Jazz and international Broadway musicals and a product of the National Endowment for the Arts (a US agency for the gifted and talented).

    By the time she was nine years old, Siggy had already debuted off broadway (13th Street Playhouse) and toured professionally (Westport Playhouse), as well as studied with Dr. Gitta Honegger (Yale / Columbia University) and Jane Copeland (The Metropolitan Opera). Siggy's artistic training included Project Act, InterArts, Center for Creative Youth, the National Scholar in the Arts program, and Girls State (Connecticut Attorney General) for American Junior Government.

    The recipient of a Sterling Brown Talent scholarship and two Owen Dodson Awards, Siggy went on to receive her Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts from the renowned Howard University under the tutelage of Professor Vera Katz, Dr. Carol Singleton, and Professor Henriette Edmonds Stevens.

    After graduation, she went to New York City, where she debuted as "Pokie" in Judi Ann Mason's award winning play A Star Ain't Nothin' But A Hole in Heaven. It was through this production that Siggy met dance legend Dianne McIntyre, who became her mentor. Siggy was featured with such artists as: Olu Dara, Don Pullen, Hannibal Peterson, and Amina Claudine Myers as a young vocalist with Ms. McIntyre.

    Also having ventured into the world of film, Siggy took part in Spike Lee's black film renaissance with Do the Right Thing, Mo Better Blues, and several other New York film projects. Siggy's American credits include productions at Circle Rep, the Kennedy Center, Billie Holiday Theater, Studio Theater, Theaterworks USA, Olney Theater, and The Folger Shakespeare Theater, where she became a Shakespeare Fellow under the guidance of Michael Kahn, Franchelle Stewart Dorn, and Philip Goodwin. 

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  • SIRENS

    Siggy Davis presents her fantastic new one-woman show "SIRENS" Accompanied on piano by Jazz legend Reggie Moore, Siggy channels some of the greatest song interpreters of our day – as only Siggy can!

    Siggy Davis: Upcoming Events

    Samstag, 8. Dezember 2017

    Theater Konstanz



    Upcoming Events


    21. Oktober 2017 - Weltpremiere -

    "Moonlight Vehicle"
    Siggy is a featured Performer in this theater piece
    The Hantke Palace - Czestochowa, Polen

    (The city of " The Black Madonna")

    Siggy Davis feautured in
    "Moonlight Vehicle"-Tour 2018

    7. + 14. + 29. Januar 2018
    15.+ 16. Februar 2018
    1. Juli 2018
    29. November 2018
    24. April 2018


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    Samstag, 18. November 2017

    Best of Swing Classics!
    Hannover Showband unter der Leitung von Lothar Krist (NDR) mit Siggy Davis und Ivo Berkenbusch(Classical Baritone)
    „What a wonderful world!“
    HAMME FORUM / Ritterhude - www.hammeforum.de

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    Samstag, 25. November 2017

    Badenscher Hof, Berlin

    Siggy Davis with Master Class



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    Samstag, 8. Dezember 2017

    Theater Konstanz

    Siggy Davis presents:
    The fantastic new one-woman show "SIRENS"



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    Samstag, 16. Juni 2018

    Best of Swing Classics!
    Hannover Showband unter der Leitung von Lothar Krist (NDR) mit Siggy Davis und Ivo Berkenbusch(Classical Baritone)
    „What a wonderful world!“
    Edewecht / bei Bad Zwischennahn

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    News

    Siggy Davis - SIRENS - My life with the great ladies of song

    8. Dezember 2017 - Theater Konstanz


    Siggy Davis presents
    her fantastic new one-woman show
    SIRENS - My life with the great ladies of song-
    Accompanied on piano by Jazz legend Reggie Moore, Siggy channels some of the greatest song interpreters of our day – as only Siggy can!

    www.theaterkonstanz.de


    Siggy Davis at the „Good Morning Poland“ Show




    Siggy Davis in Warsaw at the „Good Morning Poland“ Show promoting the - Weltpremiere - "Moonlight Vehicle" with: Tomasz Stockinger, Stan Michalak and Stephan Gasieniec.




    New CD - I wish you love


    Siggy would like to thank all of you so very much for all the Love during her recent time of bereavement for the loss of her Stepmother, Dr.Carolyn Brown, Much Love and Gratitude...

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  • Music

    CD Cover I wish you love

    CD Releases

    CD Cover I wish you love Siggy has released four CDs:

    - Siggy Davis Live in Europe -
    - Play It By Ear -
    - Just As I Am -
    (with the Jazz great Jean Paul Bourelly)
    - I Wish You Love -
    The newest 2013 release which was co-produced with her music partner,
    Oliver Gross.
  • Contact / Impressum


    For Bookings contact:

    email: info(at)siggydavis.com

    Berlin / Germany


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    Siggy Davis

     

     

  • More about Siggy....

    Siggy Davis - More than just music

    In the early 1990s, Siggy toured internationally as a featured vocalist with "Broadway Musicals New York", which played in fourteen countries. While on tour in Berlin, she met Queen Yahna and Januari Watts, who subsequently introduced her to the international music and theater scene. Siggy "cut her Jazz teeth" at Gary Wiggins Blues Cafe in Berlin working with Reggie Moore, Earl Bostick, and Eb Davis, to mention but a few. She was also invited as a house artist at the historic Tränenpalast, where she was showcased by Marcos Herold for fourteen years, garnering such honors as invitations to perform for President Bill Clinton and receiving a painting of herself on the former Berlin Wall.

    Siggy has headlined in Europe with such artists as James Carter, Archie Shepp, Nina Hagen, Kim Clark, Omar Sosa, Charlie Mariano, Mari Ann Larsen, and Joe Bowie, just to name a few. Always keeping her foot planted in the theater, Siggy has been featured in productions at the Theater des Westens, Hamburg Schauspielhaus, Theater am Gartnerplatz, and the Deutsche Oper. She has starred as Effie in Dreamgirls, Sonya in The Life, Ella Fitzgerald in Marilyn, and sang Tina Turner / Janis Joplin in the international company in Beehive.

    In 2012 she sang the role of Selica in Giacomo Meyerbeer's opera "Die Afrikanerin" at the Bodensee Festspiele at the Theater Konstanz.

    In 2013, Siggy played the role of "Queenie" in the Bad Hersfelder Festspiele production Of "Show Boat" under the direction of Melissa King. Most recently she starred in the European premiere of "Dinah Washington, Queen of the Blues" ("Dinah Was") commissioned by Felix Bloch Verlag from William Morris Literary Agency, NYC Musical Direction by Steven L. Gross. Siggy and creative collaborator James Edward Lyons Co-produced "Dinah" and are currently in production for her new One Woman show, "Sirens" featuring Jazz Legend Reggie Moore.

    To date, Siggy has released four CDs: "Siggy Davis Live in Europe", "Play It By Ear" - The Siggy Davis Quartett, "Just As I Am" (a collaboration with Jazz great Jean Paul Bourelly), and her newest 2013 release of "I Wish You Love", which was co-produced with her music partner, Oliver Gross. Siggy's international formation, The Siggy Davis Ensemble, books out of Warsaw featuring Stefan Gasiniec, Stan Michalak, and Kenny Martin. After forty years on the international stage, Siggy says, "I'm just so blessed by my journey and am so glad to be here." A relevant voice in the international Jazz and music scene: Siggy Davis.