Arrangements inspired by the Music of Aretha Franklin, Donny Hathaway, James Brown, and Rufus & Chaka Khan.
Camille Sledge - vocal
Ken Linh Doky - piano
Romulo Duarte - bass
David “Fingers” Haynes - drums
FRIDAY JUNE 21 (2019) @ 8:45 PM
Show duration is 75 minutes without intermission
Foyer bar opens 1 hour before show begins
Location: Nørrebro Theater, Ravnsborggade 3, 2200 Copenhagen
Ticket prices: DKK 295, 345 & 395
It has been an amazing journey to have the charismatic and engaging American vocalist Camille Sledge with us since 2016. She is one of those rare artists who commands the stage from the moment she makes her entrance. Her audiences surrender instantly as she takes us on a breathtaking and mesmerizing ride - every time. Her high energy tribute to Aretha Franklin last year was an emotional tour de force and we have called her the New Queen of Soul ever since. Daughter of the great Debbie Sledge (of Sister Sledge “We Are Family” fame), Camille was born with music in her blood. Camille Sledge now returns to Denmark by popular demand, this time with an expanded repertoire inspired by some of the greatest soul artists of the 1970s. Those who have already experienced Ms. Sledge live will have no doubt that yet another exciting and adventurous musical journey is in store.
Joining Camille Sledge on stage is her regular trio led by pianist Ken Linh Doky from Paris (Niels Lan Doky’s oldest son), bassist Romulo Duarte from Rio de Janeiro and American drummer David “Fingers” Haynes, best known for his work as drummer for Prince, Mary J. Blige, Chaka Khan and Arrested Development.
Behind the scenes:
This show is presented by the NIELS LAN DOKY INTERNATIONAL JAZZ COLLECTIVE with partners Nørrebro Theater, Nørrebro Bryghus, Qvartz, Mejlshede Låse, Nørrebro Handelsforening and NørrebroLiv. The NLD IJC is an association of prolific musicians from three different continents (Europe, North America and South America) - who are devoted to presenting unique and exclusive jazz performances of the highest order, which they curate and produce themselves and which cannot be heard anywhere else. The collective is led by jazz pianist and producer Niels Lan Doky, who was knighted by HM the Queen of Denmark. The NLD IJC was founded in September 2017 and has produced a total of 60 events at the National Museum of Denmark, located in the capital of Copenhagen. This Summer, the collective is proud and excited to take up residence at Nørrebro Theater, a prominent venue located in the heart of Nørrebro - one of Copenhagen’s most progressive neighborhoods with its many cafés, restaurants, shops, and theatres. Nearby sights include the gravesite of Danish literary icons Hans Christian Andersen and Søren Kierkegaard and of legendary American jazz expats Ben Webster and Kenny Drew, not to mention that Niels Lan Doky grew up just around the corner from Nørrebro Theater.
Photo of Camille Sledge by Joseph Berg