Linda Tillery & the Cultural Heritage Choir

Benefit for Meadows-Livingstone Scholarship Fund

Linda Tillery & the Cultural Heritage Choir

Saturday, September 10th

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$40 Advance/$44 Door

An Evening of Music & Culture for
Meadows-Livingstone Scholarship Fund

Linda Tillery and the Cultural Heritage Choir
Linda Tillery, a native to San Francisco is a Grammy nominated vocalist, producer, arranger, speaker, and self-taught ethno-musicologist. She has shared the stage with artists like Carlos Santana, Bonnie Raitt, Taj Mahal, Sheila E., Kelly Joe Phelps, Boz Skaggs and many more.

For the past 16 years she has dedicated her artistic life to the research, teaching, and performance of the great African-American oral tradition of song, stick, and story - the ancestor of today's American popular song.

In 1992,Tillery founded the Cultural Heritage Choir – a Grammy nominated, percussion driven, vocal ensemble whose mission is to help preserve and share the rich musical traditions of African-American roots music. Their music is rooted in the deep south and strongly connected to their West African and Caribbean origins. More than a gospel choir, their repertoire includes spirituals, field songs, blues, jazz and work songs from all over the United States, the Caribbean and Africa. They create dynamic rhythms and sparkling energy on stage. Their vocals are lush and vibrant; their performances are poignant and uplifting. They have been known for rousing endings that will have everyone glued to their seats.