As Pittsburgh's Lady Of Lady Of The Blues, Miss Freddye keeps the blues alive in her native hometown,
She started singing in church at a young age. The influence of church and her mother's love of the Blues gave Miss Freddye the beginning to venture in the world of Blues Music in 1996. She joined BMW(Blues Music Works) under the direction of Big AL Leavitt. In 2002, Miss Freddye formed her own band, "Blue Faze". Several years later, she became Miss Freddye's Blues Band and Miss Freddye's Homecookin' Band.
Her Influences include: Koko Taylor, Etta James, Sarah Vaughn, Billie Holiday, Big Mama Thornton, Big AL Leavitt, and Bessie Smith.
Awards: 2016 Pittsburgh Music Awards best blues band
2015 Freedom From Silence, Center for Victims
2014 Star Award for VA Pgh
2017 Pittsburgh Music Awards for best blues band and best album
2018 Blues Foundation for Best Emerging artist album and the Koko Taylor award(Traditional blues female)
Past blues competitions:
2008 West Virginia Blues Society winner for best blues band
2012 Blues Society Of Western PA best duo/solo
She does annual charity work with music for the following:
Relay for Life American Cancer Society
Pink Day, Leechburg, PA fundraiser for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation
Local VFWs and American Legions
Toys for tots
Sing to Stop Domestic Violence
She has two CDs available at this time..