Lavender Haze Collective Presents…
wsg Brian DeJesus and Walter Kemp III
LIVE at Shakti Lounge
6:30 PM doors // 7:00 PM show
$20 suggested donation (cash only)
Feel welcome to bring your own beverage.
Saranaide will lead you on a meditative sound journey through the elements followed by songs for the soul in this intimate performance.
Saranaide is an accomplished vocalist, songwriter and musician based out of Buffalo, NY. With parents from Panama and Puerto Rico, Saranaide has dipped into her DNA to embrace and celebrate the pulses and sounds of Latin America; exploding on the Buffalo Jazz Scene with a new vigor. Inspired by the legends of soul and jazz riding on the rhythms of the world, Saranaide’s unique sound is sweet honey dripping over a spicy stew.
A lifelong learner, she has traveled the world to better inform her process – whether it is studying Maracatu in Canada and Brazil or traveling to Ghana to immerse herself more fully in West African drumming & dance, Saranaide beautifully blends and reflects her Afro-Latino roots. She writes in both English and Spanish, most recently adding Portuguese to her singing repertoire. Her songwriting is universal and highly personal; her stage presence ethereal and earthy, wrapping her audience up in each story told through her sultry vocals, willowing flute and jazzy guitar riffs.
Alana Adetola (Sara), Danusia Nowak-Riffel (Brian), Edmund Cardoni (Walter)