The January performance is a preview of Black History Month, featuring:
Alfreda Gerald: Alfreda presents Divas of Soul a musical celebration of classics songs of Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross, Whitney Houston and more!
Gerald has performed shows throughout the world, singing at some of the most preeminent venues on earth, including Royal Albert Hall, Madison Square Garden, Sydney Opera House, The Acropolis, and even the mighty Wembley Stadium. She has been a featured vocalist with Yanni on several of his singles, has performed in three of his world tours, and appears in the live concert films Tribute, and Yanni Live! The Concert Event. During the show in Pompano Beach, she will be accompanied by a keyboard, bass, horns, and the GENVAS Ensemble Dancers.
Gerald is an eclectic singer, seamlessly performing music in genres as diverse as classical, soul, pop, blues, rock, R&B, and electronic dance music. She has toured and/or recorded with many artists including Elton John, Warren Haynes, The Gap Band, Michelle Malone, Third Day, Celine Dion, The Black Crowes, Gladys Knight, Shawn Mullins, Taliesin Orchestra and more. Her impressive classical vocals have also put her centerstage with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, and the North Carolina Symphony Orchestra.
Instrumentation: piano, percussion, bass and GENVAS Art in Motion dancers
Salon style concerts offer an intimate and interactive experience that engages everyone by creating a space that provides a dialog with the artist. Produced by GENVAS on behalf of the City of Pompano Beach, this series expands the local cultural horizon and makes fine art accessible and engaging!
Below is a clip of Alfreda's Tribute to the Diva's of Soul performance:
Below is a clip of Alfreda's performance with Yanni - Greek-American composer, keyboardist, pianist, and music producer.