MOBO award-winning saxophonist heads to Bury St Edmunds
Double MOBO award-winning saxophonist, Yolanda Brown, will be appearing at the Apex as part of her nationwide tour.
The Reggae Love Songs tour will be an infectious journey of reggae rhythms from the Caribbean, peppered with supreme jazz flavoured inflections.
Widely regarded as the premier female saxophonist in the UK, YolanDa Brown has spent several years on the jazz circuit and the wider world stage both as a soloist in her own right and touring with some of the globe’s biggest names in music.
She has performed with the likes of The Temptations, Errol Brown, Courtney Pine and Diana Krall and collaborated with artists such as Mica Paris, Soweto Kinch, Matt Cardle and Omar and as part of Jools Holland’s Rhythm & Blues Orchestra.
She has abroad appeal to audiences of all tastes, ages and backgrounds.
Her debut album, April Showers, May Flowers, went to number one in the UK Amazon and iTunes Jazz Charts.
With a distinctive style all of her own that is influenced by a number of genres, from jazz to reggae and soul, YolanDa is drawing from her Jamaican roots for this tour.
YolanDa is also patron for The Mayor’s Music Fund, ambassador for the Prince’s Trust and works regularly with The Prince’s Foundation for Children and the Arts, as well as starting her own music student foundation, the YolanDa Brown Foundation.