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Mali Irene in Concert with Joshua White
Classics from Nina Simone, Mahalia Jackson and Abby Lincoln finished with a sweet dose of Spanish boleros.
Mali Irene is a versatile vocal artist composer, scholar and collaborator. Her work breathes on an inspired continuum between opera, jazz, world, and electronic music - always embracing her embodied connection to music of the African diaspora. She has performed with legendary operas throughout the world and is the recipient of the prestigious National Black Arts Festival Horizon Award.
Joshua White is one of today’s most creative and technically accomplished pianists. Praised by legendary musicians like Herbie Hancock as having “immense talent” and lauded for his “daring and courageous approach to improvisation … on the cutting edge of innovation,” Joshua has distinguished himself as a formidable leader and distinct voice among his peers.