Meshell Ndegeocello

Sunday Jun 12 2022 - 20:00
Ancienne Belgique
boulevard Anspach, 110
1000 Brussels
+32 2 548 24 84
Multi-talent, potent bass, outspoken voice, conscious vibesMeshell Ndegeocello has long been “a household name” for those who like to open up their musical horizons. She is a masterclass bassist, bandleader, singer and composer… At home in soul, spoken word, R&B, jazz, hip-hop, rock, funk … And that has resulted in surprisingly diverse albums like ‘Plantation Lullabies’, ‘Bitter’, ‘Comet, Come to Me’, ‘Ventriloquism’…She has already enthusiastically played along with The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Alanis Morissette, James Blood Ulmer, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Tony Allen, John Medeski, Billy Preston, Chaka Khan …She names Sting, Jaco Pastorius, Aston ‘Family Man’ Barrett, and Stevie Wonder as her greatest influences. And also Nina Simone or James Baldwin, of course, whom she has honoured extensively.America’s Meshell Ndegeocello was the first (black) woman on the cover of Bass Player magazine. She prefers ‘musical truth’ above ‘musical trends’. And we are expecting the unexpected again!