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AMC: Kyla Jade and Cecily
October 5, 2018 @ 10:00 pm - October 6, 2018 @ 12:00 am
Featuring: Kyla Jade and Cecily
About The Show
Apollo Music Café Featuring
Kyla Jade and Cecily
Kyla has graced audiences all over the country with her unique blend of Jazz, Gospel, R&B and Soul. Residing in Nashville, Tennessee, she draws from her musical training and culture to help define her powerhouse sound. She has appeared on “Bobby Jones Gospel,” toured with Patti LaBelle, Jennifer Hudson, Wynonna Judd, Earth Wind and Fire, Peter Frampton and The Clark Sisters. In 2018 Kyla captured the heart of the nation while competing for Team Blake on season 14 of The Voice on NBC. A firm favorite with both the judges and the public, Kyla drew praise with standout performances of “See Saw”, “You Don’t Own Me” and “This Is Me.”
Known for her sweet soprano, honest lyrics and pure vocals, DC based vocalist, Cecily brings her own vulnerability to each song. This intimate set will feature new music from her debut album, Songs of Love and Freedom.
Cecily has opened for Grammy Award winning jazz and soul artist Gregory Porter, R&B stars Johnny Gill, Kenny Lattimore, Elle Varner and alternative soul pioneer Bilal. She has played at the legendary Blues Alley, as well as The Kennedy Center, The Hamilton, The Howard Theater and Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club.
Apollo Music Cafe
Harlem's Best Kept Secret
The Apollo Music Café series is designed to bring independent, cutting-edge artists to a forward-thinking audience. Featuring diverse performances across a myriad of genres (R&B, hip hop, soul, jazz, pop, funk, and rock), this monthly series showcases artists drawn from the independent music scene who are destined to impact the way music is heard and experienced. Certain Music Café presentations will complement Apollo Music Mainstage events such as Africa Now! and the Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival.