VANESSA FREEMAN. Mighty might Voice – Robert Elms BBC London Live Outstanding – Pressure Drop A voice for the Future Evening Standard Sweet Vocals – Straight No Chaser Singer, songwriter, exceptional improviser and natural performer.
Influenced by the likes of Bill Withers, Dee Dee Bridge Water,
Mahelia Jackson,Bill Withers,Aretha Franklin,Marlena Shaw,Donny Hathaway,Fontella Bass ,The Isley Brothers & Curtis Mayfield.
Vanessa’s voice is an experience to behold, immediately distinctive, unadulterated quality, sheer joy.
Her live performances are spiritual and recordings timeless and her songs sublime, her voice has wooed audiences from Russia to Japan and can be heard on a tracks like ” Show me” from her own album Shades Chillifunk 2004 which was also writing by Phil Asher,Mike Patto Vanessa Freeman ”The Light.” ”Washing Away” and ”Butterfiles” on the Reel People New RE -release LIVE Album Second Guess ,”Tomorrow Never Comes” a song written by Vanessa Freeman,Oille Lazarus,Mike Patto and Seiji From Bugz in the Attic on KJM 10th Anniversary.
Her Performances have being with Herbie Hancock, Nathan Haines,Wayne Shorter, KJM , Nathan Haines ,Root Soul, Mark de clive Lowe, Mustang,Agent K,Monkey Brothers, Dalata,Sunlightsquare ,Pressure Drop,2000 Black, Bugz in the Attic, 4Hero, at the Million Women Rise March and many other Artists
To date she has worked a North Sea Jazz ,Party in the Park Lovebox ,V festival,Secret Garden,Shambala and many more Prestigious Festivals in England and world wide .