Raul Midon with special guest Imani Uzuri
Show DescriptionThe buzz is growing into a roar for Raúl Midón, who straddles pop, soul & jazz, with a hair-raising voice and dazzling guitar technique. This blind singer songwriter was signed to Manhattan Records/EMI in 2004. He then toured the U.S. and Canada with Jason Mraz, accompanied Queen Latifah on the Today Show, and wrote & performed a song in Spike Lee's latest joint. Midón spent the last few months in the studio with producers Arif Mardin and Joe Mardin working on his debut release due out in 2005. His album features all original material and includes guest performances from the legendary Stevie Wonder and pop troubadour Jason Mraz. "The singer's raw, immaculate vocal expressions are unforgettable." (Washington Post) www.midon.com
Underground phenomenon Imani Uzuri, a spiritual, soulful vocalist, plays a special acoustic set featuring songs from her forthcoming independent debut album, "Her Holy Water", based on material from a rock opera she is currently developing, accompanied by guitarist Marvin Sewell (best known as musical director for Cassandra Wilson). Uzuri has also collaborated with the likes of keyboard legend Herbie Hancock, dub pioneers Sly & Robbie, rapper Talib Kweli, 4-Hero, DJ King Britt and producer Tony Wah-Chu-Ku of Attica Blues. "...[Uzuri] never fails to mesmerize audiences with her narcotic blend of...ethereal sounds" - Time Out New York
Extraordinary!From the moment he appeared on the New York scene - hipsters and old club owners were in his corner... come check out this e... More
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