Julie Budd has been hailed as one of the most exciting singers today.
She began her professional career at the tender age of twelve, in the Catskill Mountains, where she entered a talent show, on a dare and caught the attention of producer arranger Herb Bernstein.
Within six months, Julie signed a major recording contract and appeared on the “Merv Griffin Show,” where she received a standing ovation from both the audience and the staff. Merv immediately took Julie under his wing and from there, she went on to appear on all the major TV shows, including the Tonight Show.”
In the years that followed, she co-starred with such legendary performers as Frank Sinatra, Bill Cosby, Joan Rivers, George Burns and Liberace.
Julie has also headlined in her own one-woman show and has appeared in concert in Las Vegas, Atlantic City, Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall, The London Palladium, Tel Aviv’s Israeli Arts Center and with major symphonies around the country. The New York Times exuberantly describes Miss Budd as “a consummate performer.”
Julie has also perused a successful acting career, appearing, with New York’s prestigious Circle Repertory Company and Playwright’s Horizons and starred in Neil Simon’s “They’re Playing our Song.” She was also in “Catskills on Broadway” at the Lunt- Fontane Theater.
Movie-Goers will also remember Julie’s starring role in the “The Devil and Max Devlin” with Bill Cosby and Elliot Gould, for which she received glowing notices. The film recently repackaged and released on video, can be seen regularly on the Disney Channel.
Julie will be performing with the Austin Symphony, the Baltimore Symphony, and The Alabama symphony, the Wheeling, West Virginia Symphony at the crest theater and in Atlantic City. Most recently, Julie has released her newest CD, “If You Could See Me Now,” on After9 Records as a follow-up to critically acclaimed CD “Pure Imagination” Pure imagination was named one of the “Top Ten CD’s by entertainment Today and received a 4-star rave from Stereo Review.