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America's Music Concert: An Evening of Jazz with Candida Rose
Thursday, May 30, 2013
7:00 PM-8:30 PM
Cost: Free and Open to the Public
Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903
Auditorium (3rd Floor)
Born and raised in New Bedford, Massachusetts, vocal artist “Candida Rose” captivates her audiences with the golden aura of her radiant presence and stirs them with a uniquely compelling voice that combines the overtones and undertones of jazz, rhythm and blues, and gospel with just the right touch of international spice.
Candida Rose has performed at noted Boston area jazz clubs such as Ryles and Scullers Jazz Clubs. As part of the Manny Santos Quintet she has performed for Boston’s prestigious “Steppin’ Out” gala alongside artists such as the Ramsey Lewis Trio, Oleta Adams, Bobby Caldwell, and Andre Ward and served as host for Steppin’ Out 2007. She has also performed at Rhode Island spots such as Capriccio's, Tazza Café, Camilles’, and Providence Black Repertory Theatre in downtown Providence. In the world/Cape Verdean community, she has performed at world renowned venues such as Cesaria Restaurante and Restaurant Laura in Boston and Tropical Restaurant in Pawtucket, RI. She has been featured on several local and regional radio and television programs including Boston’s NPR station, WGBH (89.7 FM) with “Eric in the Evening”, "All Things Considered", and “AfroPop Worldwide”, and has appeared on Boston’s WHDH Channel 7 on “Urban Update”.
Candida Rose amazes audiences with her diverse vocal performances. But more importantly, she reaches out with her heart and soul and touches everyone in her presence. Wherever you happen to catch her performance, be prepared to catch your breath!!