2018 $25,000 Kresge Fellowship Awardee and The Official “Detroit’s Queen of Blues” Thornetta Davis' lastest CD Honest Woman, which she wrote and produced, has won numerous awards such as eight Detroit Music Awards, 2 BLUES MUSIC AWARDS Nominations for "Best Song" and "Best Emerging Artist" also Blues Blast Magazine Music Award for “Best Soul/Blues Album, and nominated for a 2019 Blues Music Award for best Soul/ Blues artist female. Thornetta also received a French 2017 La Academie du Jazz Award for Best Blues Album. Thornetta’s live performances will leave you feeling uplifted and asking for more. Supported by some of the best musicians all hailing from Detroit MI.
New York Music Daily "What better place than Lincoln Center for Thornetta Davis" “In an era where the blues has become a legacy style, like bluegrass and roots reggae – and a lot of bands play it like it’s an artifact in a museum – Davis and her band are a blast of fresh air.” AXS Gary Schwind says “Thornetta Davis is a Blues Powerhouse"
Down Beat Magazine 2018 Monterey Jazz Fest performance “Thornetta, sang with no-nonsense sass, fearless in her missives against lovers, as she preached the blues”
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