Daphne Willis

Daphne Willis

In the little more than three years since she grabbed her acoustic guitar and took the stage for the first time, Chicago-based Daphne Willis has grown from a feisty neophyte into a self-assured, marvelously expressive artist with a bracingly seductive sound. The 22-year-old's Vanguard Records debut album, What to Say, documents Willis' voyage of self-discovery and is a captivating introduction to a remarkably fresh voice -one that both reflects and scrutinizes the social patterns of her generation.

Willis began recording the tracks that would... more