Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre in arrangement with Bluesfest Tours
GRAMMY® Award Winner Meshell Ndegeocello presents a stunning career retrospective, along with highlights from her latest album ‘The Omnichord Real Book’.
GRAMMY® Award-winning artist Meshell Ndegeocello returns to the Elisabeth Murdoch Hall stage to present a stunning career retrospective. A multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter, Ndegeocello takes audiences on an epic journey spanning three decades and 13 albums with her distinct blend of hip-hop, soul, rock and R&B. Performing songs from her most recent release on Blue Note Records, The Omnichord Real Book is a visionary and deeply jazz-influenced album that taps into the broad spectrum of her musical roots. Nominated for a remarkable 11 Grammys throughout her illustrious career, Ndegeocello’s collaboration with critically acclaimed artists H.E.R. and Robert Glasper for ‘Better Than I Imagined,’ won Best R&B Song for 2021.
With a body of work extending far beyond the early hits and virtuosic bass playing for which Ndegeocello is most renowned, her music defies categorisation. From the funk-infused rhythms of the iconic track, ‘If That’s Your Boyfriend (He Wasn’t Last Night),’ to the soulful resonance of ‘Wild Night,’ her versatility knows no bounds. Her vocals, a captivating fusion of authoritative raps, pensive spoken word, and ethereal choruses, add yet another layer to her multifaceted artistry in an unmissable performance.
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See GRAMMY® Award-winning artist Meshell Ndegeocello perform iconic works from her 30-year career, along with songs from her new album.
Hear jazz-infused melodies, soulful harmonies, and the powerful resonance of Ndegeocello’s vocals.
Think about the profound influence Ndegeocello has had on contemporary hip hop, soul, and R&B music.
Feel the emotional depth of Ndegeocello’s musical storytelling.
This production is part of the following series:
Tuesday 26 March 2024 7.30pm
Duration: 2 hours (incl. interval) Please note, running times are approximate and subject to change.
A reserve $65
B reserve $55
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