Sing The Truth

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Singing sensations Angelique KidjoDianne Reeves and Lizz Wright perform together in a passionate new production honouring the great women of jazz, r&b, gospel and the blues.

Following the huge success of 2009’s tribute to Nina Simone, the friendships forged between Sing The Truth’s stars has inspired a new show dedicated to the songs of their most admired musical heroines; this celebration embodies the spirits of Miriam MakebaAbbey Lincoln, and Odetta, along with other great women of music from Billie Holiday to Lauryn Hill, and showcases original songs by Kidjo, Reeves and Wright. 

The all-star Sing The Truth ensemble features Geri Allen on piano and keyboards, music director Terri Lyne Carrington on drums, James Genus on bass, Munyungo Jackson on percussion and Romero Lubambo on guitars. 

'... Dianne Reeves the most awesome combination of jazzy technical command and raw gospel-power; Angélique Kidjo the most playful and informal; and the pure-toned Lizz Wright the most emotionally captivating.' The Guardian onSing The Truth 2009 at the Barbican 

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