Cheryl Albright Stars in Multi-Media Musical Celebration of Aretha Franklin
Cheryl Albright, a renown singer and actress in the Rhode Island community, has been sharing her stunning gifts here for many years at community events, along with concert and stage performances. A dynamic artist and song stylist, Ms. Albright has premiered both "Oh, Freedom Over Me" - performing as the legendary: Sissieretta Matilda Jones, Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, Mahalia Jackson, and Nina Simone; and "Ella!" a tribute to the Centennial of the birth of Ella Fitzgerald at the URI Providence Campus in the last 5 years. She is now touring these stellar productions throughout the region in prisons, schools, churches and concert venues.
Ms. Albright has graciously undertaken the task of creating a new a multi-media musical presentation celebrating the life and accomplishments of Aretha Franklin, The Queen of Soul which will premiere in the URI Providence Campus' Paff Auditorium on February 24rd at 3 pm.
The performance includes many of Aretha's top billboard charts complete with costumed and choreographed back-up singers sharing the music that touched generations from around the world: Respect, Baby I Love You, I Never Loved A Man, Chain of Fools, Think, You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman, Bridge Over Troubled Water, Spanish Harlem, Day Dreaming, Rock Steady, Freeway of Love and more.