Updated: Sep 24, 2020
Sapphire is a true Renaissance artist and her inspiration stems from a variety of “arts” through the years. She has learned how to incorporate her many skills which allowed her to use them to her advantage. Because of Sapphire’s singing versatility and her variety of singing styles, she enjoys performing music such as, RnB, jazz, Rock, Gospel, Country, Blues, Reggae and Big Band music. Sapphire prefers marketing herself as Multi-Versatile Artist. While other children were playing with dolls, she would spend her time mimicking different singers such as, Diana Ross, LeAnn Rimes, Donna Summer and Etta James and has recently fallen in love with Corrine Bailey Rae, Nora Jones and Led Zeppelin. It all began when she was a very young and shy little girl. She would sing in front of the mirror when no one was around. It allowed her to portray different singers and express herself. This is where she found her happiness. Sapphire decided to enhance her performance and went to John Robert Powers Modeling School and had wonderful opportunities modeling for Valerie Joyner Modeling Agency. She has landed modeling gigs in New York City under the management of Hilary Beckford and was able to incorporate modeling, etiquette and poise with her performance. Sapphire had modeled for Pepsi. Co. led by major stars and hosted modeling jobs. Sapphire had the pleasure performing with local Philadelphia and Wedding bands such as Contagious Party Band, 2 C Q Jazz Band, Ivan Taube Orchestra and 13 piece Orchestra and began portraying the lovely Diana Ross “The First Ladies Of Rock and Soul”. December 2019, Sapphire recently performed for Peace Rally singing background on a mass choir for Dionne Warwick, Hezekiah Walker, Yolanda Adams and others. August 2020,Sapphire had the honor to sing background on “You Talk A Good Game” written and produced by film and television composer, Skip Deneberg.
Sapphire recently started her own band “Sapphire Faded Genes” and is excited for the world to see what she has to offer. She believes that music makes people happy and that’s what she enjoys most of all.
Sapphire Faded Genes Band “One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” ― Bob Marley