Photo Flash: Broadway's N'Kenge Dazzles In New Show LEGENDS With Jacksonville Symphony

LEGENDS: Diana Ross, Billie Holiday, Beyonce' and More Stars MOTOWN: The Musical and Helen Hayes nominee N'Kenge with the Jacksonville Symphony under the baton of Maestro Nathan Aspinall. The show celebrates musical greats from Opera Legends Leontyne Price, Martina Arroyo to jazz and Pop stars such as Tina Turner, Ella Fitzgerald, Lena Horne and Beyoncé. Broadway's Kenny Seymour (Memphis, Amazing Grace) is currently Music Director on the piano, and song selections include audience favorites such as "Proud Mary", "Love On Top", "Stormy Weather" and Porgy and Bess's "My Man's Gone Now".

N'Kenge, who's been described by the NY Times as "a classically trained Diva that can stretch from Broadway, Pop, Soul to Opera", made her Broadway Debut in SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM singing alongside Vanessa Williams, Barbara Cook, Tom Wopat and Norm Lewis. She was seen in 2015 as a presenter at the 58th Annual NY Emmy Awards and has sung for President Bill Clinton and for the Commander-In-Chief Ball for President Obama. N'Kenge was described as "Electrifying" by the NY Post in her origination of the role of Mary Wells in MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL on Broadway and made her West End debut starring in THE GENIUS OF Ray Charles as well as starred in the Michael Jackson Tribute Show World Tour. On the concert stage, N'Kenge has been seen as a soloist at Carnegie Hall with The New York Pops Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony, Cincinnati Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony and Cleveland Orchestra, to name a few. www.Nkengemusic.com @divankenge

Kenny Seymour has music directed for Broadway's MEMPHIS: THE BIRTH OF ROCK AND ROLL, which won four Tony Awards for Best New Musical, Best Score, Best Book and Best Orchestrations. He has arranged for Stevie Wonder's 2009 Presidential Inaugural Ball performance, Fox's "The Singing Bee" and B.E.T.'s "Sunday Best". He's created music scoring for the film Talking With the Taxman About Poetry which won Best Original Score at the Global Music Awards. www.kennyseymour.com

Check out a behind the scenes sneak peak video of N'Kenge performing on the Channel 4 WJXT Morning News! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7mJi9Q6d50&t=10s

To find out info on LEGENDS performances, go to www.nkengemusic.com

Photo Credit: Sydney Schless/Jacksonville Symphony

Photo Flash: Broadway's N'Kenge Dazzles In New Show LEGENDS With Jacksonville Symphony
Nathan and N'Kenge

Photo Flash: Broadway's N'Kenge Dazzles In New Show LEGENDS With Jacksonville Symphony
Kenny and N'Kenge

Photo Flash: Broadway's N'Kenge Dazzles In New Show LEGENDS With Jacksonville Symphony
N'Kenge

Photo Flash: Broadway's N'Kenge Dazzles In New Show LEGENDS With Jacksonville Symphony
N'Kenge

Photo Flash: Broadway's N'Kenge Dazzles In New Show LEGENDS With Jacksonville Symphony
N'Kenge

Photo Flash: Broadway's N'Kenge Dazzles In New Show LEGENDS With Jacksonville Symphony
N'Kenge

Photo Flash: Broadway's N'Kenge Dazzles In New Show LEGENDS With Jacksonville Symphony
N'Kenge

Photo Flash: Broadway's N'Kenge Dazzles In New Show LEGENDS With Jacksonville Symphony
N'Kenge

Photo Flash: Broadway's N'Kenge Dazzles In New Show LEGENDS With Jacksonville Symphony
N'Kenge

Photo Flash: Broadway's N'Kenge Dazzles In New Show LEGENDS With Jacksonville Symphony

Photo Flash: Broadway's N'Kenge Dazzles In New Show LEGENDS With Jacksonville Symphony
N'Kenge

Photo Flash: Broadway's N'Kenge Dazzles In New Show LEGENDS With Jacksonville Symphony
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