Ejaye Tracey, Song Stylist
Ejaye Tracey tells your story through any song she interprets. Secrets have been revealed: there is nowhere to run or hide. Only the hush of truth envelops the space from her testimony. You realize before she finishes she has testified for you. When she unveils your secrets her audience seems to be taken by surprise. The truth is she has a story to tell from only her point of view: a woman of a certain age, a survivor in many facets of her life.
Ejaye Tracey, who studied music since childhood, can remember hearing recordings of Duke Ellington and Count Basie in her crib, lives to perfect, preserve and expand the jazz tradition through her instrument. She first honed her skills in performance as an actress on the theatrical stage and in Films and Television. She was a mainstay of the jazz scene in New York in the early 90’s. She has previously worked with such jazz notables as Frank Foster and Barry Harris and recorded with Taj Mahal, David Murray and Della Reese. In 2007 she was nominated Best Jazz Vocalist by Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs (MAC).