Joyce Yuille has had a pretty interesting life in which music has played a major part in someway. Starting as a runway model she eventually found her true path The union between her soul and God given talent as a singer.
Born in New York city, Joyce has been extremely influenced by diverse styles of music such as R&B, gospel, blues, classical and jazz. Her admiration for divas such as Billie Holiday, Etta James, Sarah Vaughn and Phyllis Hyman, whom she's been vocally compared to on numerous occasions, has helped her to create a personal style that is respectfully appreciated and admired by her audience. However, her heart and soul is what is felt during her performances, her ability to touch the public profoundly, always leaving them with a "special feeling" and something positive to take home.
Joyce has had the chance to work with many well-known Italian and international artists such as Paolo Conte, Randy Crawford, Donna Summer, Laura Pausini, Elio e Le Storie Tese, Andrea Mingardi, The Blues Bros. Band, Eddie Floyd, Ronan Keating and renown disco diva Gloria Gaynor with whom she has had a continuous role as a backing singer during her Italian and European performances. There have also been a number of television appearances on Italian television such as Canale 5 and Rai tv. She has also been featured on a number of television commercial and radio jingles.
However, her smooth and more deeper vocal talents are easily recognized in jazz and blues which are her primary genre’s of music and style. Joyce continues to demonstrate her talents and more than often performs at numerous jazz and blues festivals in Italy and around Europe. She has participated at events such as the Umbria Jazz Festival, Rapperswil Blues & Jazz Festival, Trasimeno Blues, Mantova Music Festival and many, many others.