Friday Jun 7
Nnenna Freelon Rocks with Mike Garson
I missed the Saturday night concert from six-time Grammy nominee Nnenna Freelon , but I did catch her afternoon soundcheck, where she rocked several songs with a quartet led by Reference Recordings keyboardist Mike Garson .
Jazz: Nnenna Freelon sings Lena Horne's hits
Saturday. Jazz singer Nnenna Freelon has built her career around versatility, recording the usual genre standards as well as new material.
Ask Your Mama, With Jessye Norman and Nnenna Freelon, Plays the Apollo March 23
The Apollo Theater and Manhattan School of Music present the New York return of Ask Your Mama , described as "a 90-minute sonic tapestry of music, film and spoken word by Emmy Award-winning composer Laura Karpman," March 23 at Harlem's famed Apollo Theater.
Regina Carter and Nnenna Freelon to Replace Dee Dee Brigdewater in Royal Conservatory Concert, 12/14
Regina Carter and Nnenna Freelon will replace the previously announced Tony and Grammy winner Dee Dee Bridgewater in a December 14, 2013 concert celebrating the 90th birthdays of Dinah Washington and Sarah Vaughan .
Roger Guenveur Smith and Meshell Ndegeocello Join Ask Your Mama at the Apollo, 3/23
The Apollo Theater and Manhattan School of Music announced today that actor Roger Guenveur Smith and singer-songwriter and musician Meshell Ndegeocello have been added to the cast of Ask Your Mama, a multimedia symphonic work based on Langston Hughes' epic poem.