Elyse Davis

December 20, 2018

Elyse Davis performing “Greensleeves”

I am thoroughly embarrassed to admit that I had not heard of Elyse Davis nor had I heard her sing this amazing rendition of Greensleeves until today! I do consider myself a huge fan of Mannheim Steamroller however I have apparently failed since the following video has been around since 2014.

Elyse is the daughter of Mannheim Steamroller founder Chip Davis. The apple apparently does not fall far from the tree when it come to musical talent in this family. Chip wrote a special arrangement of this classic just for Elyse and she absolutely nails it. Her sultry, smoky voice fits beautifully with with the jazzy, modern version of of a song rumored to have been penned by King Henry VIII. I believe the the King would be proud! Take a few minutes to watch this video – it will be time well spent!

Toby

Author: Toby

Toby is a professional photographer and fan of all things music. He and his bride Renae own Torenka Photography in Mesa, Arizona. (www.torenka.com) When not photographing and writing about concerts and bands Toby and Renae provide custom Fine Art photography services to musicians and automobile owners. They also travel the world photographing landscapes; are constantly searching for the “perfect” Bloody Mary; dislike robo callers; are ruled by two cats; don’t miss the snow and are just plain ‘ol nice folks. Quote from Toby: "As a writer, I'm a pretty good photographer!"

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