Brenda Watty & Her Peeps
Sarasota, FL 

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=orFtakX9H2E
Performance Time: Friday February 21: 6:30-8pm

GENRES:  Jazz – R&M – Motown 

 

Brenda Joyce Watty was born in Baltimore, Maryland.  She began singing in Gospel Choir at a young age and later moved to NYC to study voice where she joined other musicians in the music business. Brenda studied under the direction of June Monterio, a nationally recognized vocal coach. 

 

After her studies she began to sing with the girls group The Toys which had the hit song “A Lovers Concerto.”  Now discovered, Brenda began performing with The Marvelettes that had the hit single “Please Mr. Postman.” Her career now blossoming, Brenda went on tour with groups including: The Temptations, The Four Tops, The Crystals, Bo Didley, Ricky Nelson of the Ozzie And Harriett show, Desmond Wilson of the Sanford and Son show and many more.

 

Ms. Watty, now living in Sarasota, travels and performs in her one Women Show “It’s My Time” and sings with local groups in the Jazz, Pop, Dance and R&B genres.

 

In 2018 Brenda released her Solo Album “Its My Time”with the hit single “Girls Night Out.”  In June 2019 Brenda returned from performing in Europe after promoting her solo album where she was showcased at Midem Festival at the Cotton Club in Cannes, France.  Presently, Brenda is rehearsing with her band Brenda Watty & Her Peeps for a US tour.