If you’ve attended a Rolling Stones concert in the past 25 years, you’ve seen and heard LISA FISCHER and will remember her powerhouse duet with Mick Jagger on “Gimme Shelter.” She blossomed under the tutelage of Luther Vandross and went on to work with a jaw-dropping list of performers in addition to the Rolling Stones: Sting, Aretha Franklin, Beyoncé, Alicia Keyes, Tina Turner, Nine Inch Nails, and Chris Botti, to name a few. A massive talent with a magnetic personality, Lisa won a Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Performance.
Durham rising star jazz/ChamberSoul artist SHANA TUCKER introduces the performance.
"20 Feet from Stardom" is a new documentary that spotlights the fabulous female backup singers who lend their voices to the greatest musical acts in the world. The movie won the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature.
The NCMA is thrilled to present a rare concert experience featuring one of the luminaries of 20 Feet from Stardom, Lisa Fischer, in a live performance preceding the film.
Hats off to Morgan Neville, the director of "20 Feet from Stardom", for giving Lisa and her peers the chance to take center stage.