Vuyo Sotashe And Chris Pattishall Songs Of Protest And Peace at Northampton Jazz Festival at Unitarian Society Of Northampton
Sat, September 30, 2023
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South African vocalist Vuyo Sotashe and Grammy-nominated American pianist/composer Chris Pattishall come together for an intimate and soulful session of duets in this highly anticipated collaboration, “Songs of Protest and Peace.” Both Sotashe and Pattishall have been integral parts of the vibrant NYC music scene for the past decade, contributing to numerous projects spanning jazz, gospel, theater and film.
Since moving to the U.S. as a Fulbright Scholar, Sotashe has performed with celebrated jazz legends including Wynton Marsalis, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Jimmy Heath, George Benson, Al Jarreau, Barry Harris and Winard Harper. He has appeared at Montreux Jazz Festival, Monterey Jazz Festival, Cape Town International Jazz Festival, Newport Jazz Festival, Joy of Jazz Festival, and more. Described as "a bright tenor that can easily spring from sonorous depths to the full-bodied top of his impressive range" (Atlanta Journal-Constitution), Vuyo made his off-Broadway debut in the Public Theater's production of Black Light....