Jay Allen Sanford 11 a.m., Oct. 10
RIYL: Victoria Robertson, Sacha Boutrous, Ericka Davies, Diana Krall, Norah Jones, Madeline Peyroux, Billie Holiday
Influences: Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Nancy Wilson, Roberta Flack, Phyllis Hyman, Joni Mitchell, Rickie Lee Jones
A session singer since the mid-seventies, vocalist Amber Whitlock sings jazz, often accompanied by her husband Rob Whitlock.
Her debut CD The Colours of Life includes original songs as well as covers of "Betcha By Golly Wow" by Philly Sound, "When She Loved Me" by Randy Newman, and a version of "When I Look In Your Eyes" from the original Dr. Doolittle musical.