Phat Man Dee is a cosmic jazz cabaret vocalist, bandleader, events producer, videographer, poet, freelance sideshow marvel, music educator, occasional cellist, and social justice agitatrix. She regularly appears with her jazz group “The Cultural District”, "The Lemington Gospel Chorale" directed by Pastor Deryck Tines, and "Social Justice Disco" a collaborative musical project with Liz Berlin. She performs live approximately 100 dates a year in nightclubs, theaters, educational facilities, private events and festivals. She was voted #1 Best Local Jazz Act in the Best of Pittsburgh City Paper Reader's Poll of 2021.
Phat Man Dee has been called a jazz provocateur, and she sings & duets her original compositions and eclectic repertoire of standards in English, Spanish, French, German and Hebrew. She works as a vocal coach to young people through the We Rock Workshop, directed by Liz Berlin of Creative Life Support, as well as her private studio "Phat Man Dee's Temple of Creative Empowerment".
She just finished producing Miguel Sague Jr. CD of sacred Taino ceremonial prayers “Songs From the Stone Hoop”. She is currently recording a new project with musical director Reggie Watkins, and it includes musicians like Roger Humphries, Dr James Johnson, Deanna Witkowski, Tony Campbell, Chris Hemingway, Eli Naragon, entitled "The New Standard", two singles from this project were released in 2022, "Virgil and Kae" and "Easy to Say".