Double MOBO Award Winning Saxophonist YolanDa Brown is widely regarded as the emerging “voice” of mainstream Jazz in the UK. She is one of the most exciting, in-demand live performers.
Yamaha artist YolanDa Brown’s Debut Album, “April Showers May Flowers” peaked at No1 on the iTunes and Amazon Jazz Charts.
She has toured with The Temptations, Errol Brown, Courtney Pine and Diana Krall and collaborated with artists such as Mica Paris, 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.
YolanDa Brown has played to the President of Russia and she is a Celebrity Ambassador for HRH The Prince of Wales and His Prince’s Trust.
BEFFTA Award Nominees Divine Divine are the hot British vocal gospel group who began their public journey as the runaway winners of the first Time 2 Shine talent search in 2011.
Made up of Neresa Maye, David Balogun and Nadine Caesar, all are experienced and talented musician who came together under this project driven not only to use their talent as tools of ministry but also to take gospel music for a swim upstream in the mainstream.
Divine Divine have honed their craft and recorded their debut album entitled “Edge Street” which was released with an Album Launch Concert at Under The Bridge London in August 2012.
Music pundits are fond of categorising new musical talent by citing them as channeling more established forerunners. Many have tried to do this with Tara Brown only to realize that she is more than all that.
London born singer/songwriter Tara Brown is a fresh musical talent who fundamentally channels herself, whilst reflecting the finest principles of gospel music in her vocabulary.
Many have alluded to a bit of Lauren Hill or Tracy Chapman in her musical DNA, but Tara Brown has emerged in her own right as one of the most exciting singer/songwriters delivering with musical integrity across the “conscious music” spectrum today.
Once a Bank manager, then a Teacher, music is what makes this 28 year old tick...
Tara Brown is once again raising the bar on her talent and her solo career, having achieved further success in the 2012 series of Time2Shine, the UK’s No.1 Gospel Talent television show. She is currently in the process of recording her debut album “Disappear Imperfect” with acclaimed music producer Nicky Brown.
The many are about to become more aware of the talent that is Tara Brown, be prepared to get on board!
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