Annika Bentley is the head of her own band
, and guitar
), accompanied by her mother (and bass
player) Kathleen Fraser. A native of Rochester, NY
, and 18 as of this writeup, Annika has been compared to Tori Amos
, but as far as I'm concerned, she has Tori
beat when it comes to her zest
, and elegance
. Her voice sounds just as striking when she sings a capella
as when accompanied tastefully by instruments.
Her discography (on the ingeniously titled Billy Likes the Samba Whistle Records):
See You Around, Lifeguard
- (track titles unavailable)
She has a web site at www.annikab.com.