Waberi Jordan at The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts And Cultural Center

Anne-Marie Cannata McEwen uploaded this event on January 25, 2019


The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts And Cultural Center
605 Main Street
Middletown, CT
(860) 347-4957


Fri, February 15, 2019
8:00 pm



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Waberi Jordan
Waberi Jordan



February 15th, by popular demand she takes the stage, with music that speaks to the heart and warms the soul. And if all the stars align, there will be a few joyous surprises as well!
Many have likened her to legends like Nina Simone, Roberta Flack, Cassandra Wilson, and contemporaries like Laura Mvula; but the comparison is not solely in the sound of Waberi Jordan’s voice, but in the legacy she exhibits.

Having begun her musical Journey in Los Angeles – specifically in Leimert Park – her mentors and influences include Billy Higgins, Horace Tapscott’s Pan Afrikan Peoples’ Arkestra and the Great Voice of U.G.M.A.A. and the inimitable Dwight Trible who admonished her to follow her heart with her music and voice when he was so moved by her haunting-yet-refreshed recording of Strange Fruit. Dwight “made it his life’s work to help the world to hear her voice.”...

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