Double MOBO Award Winning Saxophonist YolanDa Brown brings some sunshine to Aberdeen with a special set titled Reggae Love Songs.
Join YolanDa Brown on an infectious journey of Reggae rhythms from the Caribbean, peppered with supreme Jazz flavoured inflections and sensibilities.
Brown is widely regarded as the premier female saxophonist in the UK. She is one of the most exciting, in-demand live performers. Her debut album, April Showers May Flowers peaked at No1 on the iTunes and Amazon Jazz Charts.
As well as performing across the world in her own right, YolanDa has toured in support with The Temptations, Errol Brown, Courtney Pine and Diana Krall and collaborated with artists such as Julian Marley, Soweto Kinch and as part of Jools Holland’s Rhythm & Blues Orchestra. Her music is a wonderful mix of genres, touching on Jazz, Soul and Reggae.
Brown was recently awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Arts by the University of East London and also invited to meet the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh at Buckingham Palace. She has played to the President of Russia and she is a Celebrity Ambassador for HRH The Prince of Wales and His Prince’s Trust.