Reading FilmFEST Gala featuring jazz artist V. Shayne Frederick
Welcome this years filmmakers, schmooze with VIP guests and friends, and walk the red carpet!
About the Artist: V. Shayne Frederick is a vocalist, pianist, and film composer with performances spanning decades. DownBeat Magazine declared his vocals “soulful.” He’s electrified TEDx, NPR, and countless stages throughout the nation such as Minton’s Harlem, Con Alma, Long Beach Island Foundation, South Jazz Kitchen, Chris’ Jazz Café, The Annenberg Center of the University of Pennsylvania, The Barnes Foundation, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Piton International Film Festival, The Kimmel Center for Performing Arts, and World Café Live. The Philadelphia Inquirer notes his “silken baritone and elegant charm,” Metro Philadelphia salutes him as an “elastic vocalist,” while WXPN notes “his stunning baritone effortlessly soars,” and All About Jazz suggests he’s “one to watch […] a shining light.” Shayne’s fifth recording, The King Suite, has gained international media attention. His vocals have also been featured on projects released by Ropeadope Records and Outside In Music. He is a Board Governor of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Recording Academy, and an Adjunct Professor at The University of the Arts.
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