Singer / Songwriter: Her music is at once romantic, loving and passionate for the Love of God. Warmth and intimacy are the formulas she uses to create just the right vibe When she performs, her music comes alive with vibrancy and energy. Lily is a...
Singer / Songwriter: Her music is at once romantic, loving and passionate for the Love of God. Warmth and intimacy are the formulas she uses to create just the right vibe When she performs, her music comes alive with vibrancy and energy. Lily is a powerful female vocalist who has a lot of singing and performing experience. Her voice spans up to 4 octaves and she writes all of her own music. The Southern Virginia Area-born daughter of a preacher Mother (now residing in Northern Virginia), she grew up singing in the church and was always impressed by her mother’s vocal ability. So, Lillie traveled with her mother when she sang and preached at different locations. After graduating from Greenville County Senior High School in Emporia, Virginia, Lily moved to Washington, D.C. where she worked as a clerk typist, secretary and executive assistant. While working, she wrote songs and actively pursued a music career at night. While in high school, Lily won Miss Black Teenage World and participated in countless talent shows and won most of them. She also received honorable mention accolades for her submission of a couple of songs in the Billboard Songwriting Competition. Lily and her sisters established a gospel group called “The Davis Sisters” and performed with “Little Cedric and The Haley Singers,” now known as Jodeci. While in Washington, D.C., Lily performed with numerous groups as the lead singer. She had the opportunity to open up for The Dells, Jean Carne, Dorothy Norwood, Martha Minuzzi, and also sang background for Yolanda Adams at the Black Family Reunion Festival in Washington, DC. She has performed at the Gullah Festival (Beaufort, S.C.), the Kunta Kinte Festival (Annapolis, MD), Heritage Festival (Beaufort, S.C.), Adams Morgan Day (Washington, D.C.), Amityville Day Festival (Amityville, N.Y.), The Festival @ Veterans Memorial Park (Middletown, CT) and other events in various cities throughout the country. Some of her influences are The Clark Sisters, Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, Gladys Knight, and Rachelle Ferrell. Her music tracklist contain some of her "older" material. She is currently working on her new project and can be booked for concerts, weddings, and other events. Her reportoire is filled with cover songs from various artists as well as her original material.
Lillie “Lily” Walker - Songwriter, Singer, Superstar by NY Examiner There are many kinds of writers. Most of them write in the published form for magazines, books and the web. Others write for the silver screen or television, but there are those writers who are responsible for putting a song in our hearts and help to create the memorable tunes that take us back in time to a certain point in our life. There are songs to inspire, songs to make us laugh, songs to make us cry and songs to make us fall in love.
While perusing the social networks like MySpace, Facebook, and Twitter, you may come upon a few independent writers/singers and take the opportunity to enjoy the exciting sounds of these new musical artists. These discoveries permeate your mind and ears with melodies so soft and sweet.
Lillie “Lily” Walker is just one of those artists. She has a memorable sound that must be shared with others. In fact, she has the soulful sounds of Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Aretha Franklin and Anita Baker all wrapped into one unique voice, while singing inspirational/gospel music.
She is talented and unique in that she writes most of her music and does many of her background vocals. You may not have heard of her yet, but you will and when you do, you will not be able to forget what you have heard. Her music will be imprinted in your heart and soul immediately and you will be forever transformed to another galaxy thereby becoming a fan for life.
A new songwriting star with a new flavor is born just for you to enjoy.