Julie Budd is considered to be one of the most exciting singers on the scene today. While enjoying a multi-faceted musical career, Julie Budd’s credits range from Television to Film, the New York Stage, to Symphonies and the most lavish casinos and showrooms in the country.
“The New York Times” raved with a full two page glowing retrospective of Julie’s career declaring Ms. Budd “The Consummate Performer”
She began her professional career at the tender age of twelve, after meeting record producer/orchestrator, Herb Bernstein. He immediately took Julie under his wing and introduced her to Merv Griffin at a recording session in New York City. After hearing Julie sing, this “Mini Girl with the Maxi Voice” was invited to appear on more than 100 of Merv’s shows. From there Julie went on to appear on “The Tonight Show”, “Entertainment Tonight” and every major TV show.
In the years that followed Julie co-starred with legendary performers such as Frank Sinatra, Bill Cosby, Carol Burnett, Liberace……As Julie recalls. “What a way to grow up in this business!!!! These people were wonderful to me. Some kids went to school, but I went to work and learned from the Best”. Each one of these performers was a professor to me, and I was lucky to have had the opportunity to know them all”.
Julie began to blossom as an adult, and now…. Is a Headliner in her own Right! She has been touring in her One Woman Shows, and her concerts include performances at: Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, The London Palladium,Tel Aviv’s Israel Performing Arts Center, venues in Las Vegas, Atlantic City, and major Symphony Halls in the United States.
Julie Budd has become a favorite to many of the Symphony Orchestra’s including: The Baltimore Symphony, The National Symphony, The Philadelphia Symphony, The Boca Pops, The Milwaukee Symphony, The Dallas Symphony, and many other Symphony Orchestras, performing in some of the greatest musical Halls and concert venues. Julie has also been touring with Marvin Hamlisch also performing with Symphonies at Performing Arts Centers all over the country.
Julie Budd has also pursued her acting career, having appeared in productions with the prestigious Circle Repertory Company in New York City, The Playwrights Horizon in NYC, appearing on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater, and in Neil Simon’s “They’re Playing Our Song”.
Movie goers will remember Julie’s starring role in Disney’s “The Devil & Max Devlin” with Bill Cosby & Elliot Gould. Along with this role, Julie again had the great pleasure of working with her friend Marvin Hamlisch, who together with Carol Bayer Sager Penned the title song “Roses & Rainbows” for Julie, which she has recently re-recorded and released on her Cd “The New Classics”. Julie Budd has also recently appeared in the Motion Picture, “Two Lovers” along with Joaquin Phoenix & Gwyneth Paltrow.
Julie’s Cd Pure Imagination (After9 Touchwood) was named “Top Ten Cd’s” by Entertainment Today, and received a Four Star (4stars) rave from “Stereo Review”. Julie followed up with another Cd…”If You Could See Me Now” and her recent release “The New Classics” has been acclaimed as her best work to date. She is currently in the process of writing a book about her days as a Child prodigy alongside the greatest entertainment legends of all time.
Julie supports the Variety Children’s Charity, and appears each season as one of the hosts of its telethon. She also supports MDA and The Saint Jude Hospital Organization. Julie Budd has contributed generously to various other charities and Telethons. Fans can connect with Julie at her Website www.juliebudd.com and from there,they can keep up with her touring engagements and exciting events throughout the year.
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