Sat Jan 15 2022 at 07:00 pm to 08:30 pm
Groove | New York, NY
About this Event
Born in Brooklyn and growing up in almost all parts of NYC, singer-songwriter Yancyabril’s captivating energy, sweet melodic voice, and diverse sounds dazzle her audience members every time fusing Pop, Folk, Jazz and R&B into her music. As a New York City native her artistic background and influences give her a unique perspective.
Yancyabril has sung and worked with legendary artists like Bonnie Raitt, Smokey Robinson, Full Force member Paul Anthony, and Drummer Carmine Appice. She was a featured singer for the Aretha Franklin tribute concert at Carnegie Hall. In 2017, Yancyabril won Popular voice for the YoungArts competition singing her original song “Ain’t Nobody.” In 2018, she was a featured singer for the well renowned gospel show, “Too Hot to Handle: The Gospel Messiah” at the United Palace. Following in the footsteps of another New York born and bred jazz singer, Ella Fitzgerald, she also got a chance to sing at the Apollo Theater Amateur night.
She started her college career at The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music and later transferred to SUNY Purchase’s Jazz Conservatory with a focus in voice where she was the recipient of the Ella Fitzgerald Scholarship.
Where is it happening?Groove, 125 MacDougal Street, New York, United States
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