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Afra Kane - Could We Be Whole - Import CD

Afra Kane - Could We Be Whole - Import CD

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Jazz

Modern Jazz

March 15, 2024

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Catalog No.: 5419783296

JAN/ISBN: 5054197832963

Number of Discs: 1

Country/Region of Manufacture: Import

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Afra Kane

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History has discovered a soothing jazzy voice. Singer/songwriter/pianist Afra Kane was discovered by the Montreux Jazz Festival as the winner of the 2019 Montreux Jazz Talent Awards in the solo category. With a jazzy, soulful sound that incorporates a variety of styles from classical to gospel, she releases her long-awaited debut album! Afra Kane is a singer/songwriter/pianist whose talent was discovered when she won the 2019 Montreux Jazz Talent Award in the solo category organized by the historic Montreux Jazz Festival. With a jazzy, soulful sound that incorporates a variety of styles from classical to gospel, she is releasing her first full-length album. Born in Vicenza, Italy to Nigerian parents, Afra Kane studied classical piano, and her interest in a wide range of music that transcended genres eventually led her from pianist to singer/songwriter.Her sound, which is based on a classical background and incorporates jazz, soul, R&B, and even future funk, and her sensitive and visual way of expressing herself has attracted attention from the judges of the Montreux Jazz Talent Awards, which included Stanley Clarke and Chilly Gonzalez, as well as from the European and other media, Her song "Mouth Shut" from her 2019 debut EP, SCORPIO, was named "Record of The Week" by BBC Music Introducing, and she has since traveled from New York to She has since toured extensively in New York, Europe, and internationally, including a residency at Cafe Carlye Hong Kong in Hong Kong. Her debut album COULD WE BE WHOLE.Produced by Afra and her longtime collaborator Christophe Farine, the album includes the groovy and soulful "Empty Promises," inspired by the Motown sound that she credits as a major influence; "Invisible Cross," a melancholy yet grandiose track with piano and a gospel chorus that lulls the listener into sonic catharsis; and "Invisible Cross," with its acoustic piano and ambient sound. The album includes the groovy and soulful "Empty Promises," inspired by the Motown sound that was a major influence on her, the melancholic yet grandiose "Invisible Cross," with its piano and gospel chorus, and the deep, sensual, soulful vocals on the acoustic piano and ambient sounds of "Lift Up," which is a song about the power of the soul to transform the listener into an emotional catharsis. Lift Up," and more, all of which are packed with Afra Kane's chameleon-like expressiveness and deep musicality. (1/2)

Tracklisting:

1.Intro (feat. Hook)
2.Warm Up (feat. Hook)
3.Empty Promises
4.Free Pt.1
5.Free Pt.2
6.Invisible Cross
7.Palabras (feat. Alina Amuri)
8.Vision
9.Death In My Dreams
10.Lift Up
11.Procrastinating
12.Paranoia

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