Abeeku & Lua @ The Promontory
All Ages Doors 7:00pmEnds 10:00pmGeneral Admission - $10 ABEEKU - another facet of the vast artistic expression of composer and performer David Boykin, that combines electro soul, golden era hip hop production, and spiritual jazz into a sensuous blend of Afro-electronic bliss. The lineup features Adam Zanolini on bass; Emelda Lawson on Keyboards; and David Boykin on Drum Machines, Digital Samplers, Synthesizer, Saxophone, and Vocals. LUA: A Duet of Brazilian Standards with vocalist Cher Jey and guitarist, Alex Wing. Cher Jey is a Chicago based multidisciplinary artist from Baltimore, MD, focused primarily on expression through sound, movement, line and spirit. Her research has lead her to explore vocal styling elements of storytelling through black classical music, free music, world music (with emphasis on Afro-Cuban song and dance), improvised and traditional dance/ theater, and stream of consciousness writing. She has worked as vocalist and dancer with Latin percussion ensembles, Timba Cartel (DMV), Ashe Moyubba Folkloric (DC), Afridansa (MD), Chicago's innovative and experimental groups- David Boykin's Sebau and Expanse projects, Marvin Tate's Kitchen Sink, Participatory Music Coalition in numerous venues throughout the city. Recent self produced projects include Cher Jey and The Abbey Project presents THE MESSAGE, a tribute to jazz vocalist and composer Abbey Lincoln and LUA: A Duet of Brazilian Standards with guitarist, Alex Wing.
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