First singing performance at age 5. Learned to play the flute at age 11 and was a band geek all through high school. Became a Professional singer at age 19.
What was the first concert you ever went to?
198? Prince and The Time
What gear do you use?
Armstrong Flute. Telefunken Microphones ROCK! also have used Beyer Dynamic for Acappella stuff but T-funk if my current fave
Who was your biggest musical influence growing up?
Hard to name one. But I have to say that Chaka Khan, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Margie Adam and Jill Scott and Alana Davis all inspired me to find my own voice.
Are you in a band? Have you been in bands?
Furthur, SoVoSo. Psychedelic Rock, World Jazz Acapella respectively. Zoe Ellis helped me audition for Furthur. I found SoVoSo in 1994 as a spin-off of Bobby McFerrin's VOicestra. Yep I gig with them both regularly
If you could jam with anyone, who would it be?
Steve Kimock, Jerome Garcia, Bruce Hornsby.
What's the biggest audience you ever performed to? What's the smallest?
Oakland Raiders National Anthem - 60,000. smallest was probably an audience of 9 at Simple Pleasures cafe in San Francisco, CA
You're stuck on a desert island and only get to bring one album with you. What do you pick?
Sunshine F Garcia Becker hasn't uploaded any pics yet.