SAnnual Martin Luther King Day Concert - Saturday, January 17, 2015, 2:30PM SGI Auditorium, Santa Monica CA Saturday, January 17, 2015, 2:30PM Annual Martin Luther King Day Concert Celebrate the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King with the Santa Monica Symphony. Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra Guido Lamell, Music Director and Conductor Niki J Crawford, vocalist Ward AME Church Choir Coleridge-Taylor: Ballade in A minor Dorsey: Precious Lord, Take My Hand Johnson-Johnson: Lift Every Voice and Sing Dvořák: Symphony No. 8 in G major Traditional: We Shall Overcome – sing along All Santa Monica Symphony Concerts are FREE! Open seating Free parking is available in the structure at 1212 7th St. (right behind the 7-Eleven.)
What's your musical flavor? Soul, rock, funk, jazz, flamenco or maybe blues? No matter which genre gets you moving the Howlin' Holiday Jam has you covered. This years' line up includes Kofi Burbridge, Kebbi Williams, Saunders Sermons, Jeff Sipe, Niki J. Crawford, Vicente Griego, and many more. Proceeds benefit New Day Youth & Family Services a nonprofit that serves the over 8,000 homeless youth in Albuquerque, so throw on your dancing shoes and invite your friends and family for a night out with some of the best musicians around.
Niki J Crawford and The Nth Power
Niki J. Crawford
Sounds Like: Betty Harris, Erykha Badu, India Arie, Lala Hathaway, Mary Jane Hooper
Bio: The Genesis Block EP out now. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/the-genesis-block-ep/id958765159
"Niki J. Crawford’s first EP titled the Genesis Block is carried by soaring and multi-layered vocals, her most fully realized work to date that is finely attuned and anchored by the type of rhythmic...See Full Bio
"Besides her striking beauty, first impressions of the singer include a powerful aura of strength and confidence. Yet when speaking with her it is evident that Niki is quite unassuming. If you look for her on the inter-webs you won’t find any elaborate websites or long winded bios. In fact, any background this writer could dig up was achieved only through conversing with her. An accomplished singer, songwriter, and movie actress, Crawford is a wildly talented and motivated woman. It is in front of a microphone where Niki shines bright. Her voice literally erupts from her being, turning each song into an exclamation of unadulterated funk and soul. She is fearlessly explicit, exuding sexuality and the unmistakable good vibe spreads like a blanket across the audience. This is quite evident just looking at the jaw dropped, awed faces of male and female fans alike when she performs. Strength of character and talent make Miss Niki J. Crawford a true woman of distinction"