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Nnenna Freelon (The Kennedy Center)

Nnenna Freelon

Blessed with a honey-laden voice and a calm, spiritual manner, vocalist Nnenna Freelon is Dr. Taylor's guest on this edition of Billy Taylor's Jazz at the Kennedy Center. Though hers is still a budding young career, Freelon displays a maturity and wisdom that enraptures this enthusiastic Kennedy Center audience. During enlightening conversation with Dr. Taylor and the audience, Freelon shares ideas about the formation of sound and musical inspiration; throughout the show she demonstrates these points with stunning performances sung straight from the soul.

Watch Past Performances

Nnenna Freelon 6/6/99: Nnenna Freelon

Nnenna Freelon performs with students of DC's Cardoza High School.

Nnenna Freelon

Nnenna Freelon performs with students of DC's Cardoza High School.
Nnenna Freelon 10/30/98: Nnenna Freelon

Grammy-nominated jazz vocalist Nnenna Freelon performs jazz standards.

Nnenna Freelon

Grammy-nominated jazz vocalist Nnenna Freelon performs jazz standards.

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