Praised by the Siracusa Life (Sicily) as “La sua voce magica (The magic Voice) ”, Angela Watson Modeste has been astounding audiences with her exquisite vocals, artistic versatility and captivating demeanor. She first came into the national spotlight, whilst performing with Jessica Simpson on ABC Disney Christmas. Shortly thereafter, she assembled her own all female band and recorded her first solo album, Love Anthology (2009).

 

Originally from Houston, Texas, Angela  grew up immersed in a wide range of musical styles, including gospel, soul, jazz and classical. These influences have informed her artistic journey and after appearing in numerous and  productions she started to perform more regularly in gospel and jazz concerts and moved to New York,

 

In 2007, Angela came to the attention of the Grammy Award winner composer/arranger/drummer Victor Jones (Chaka Khan, Stan Getz, Michel Petruccani), and was brought on to be part of  his star studded ensemble "Cultureversy" . She also captured the ear of Dennis Davis (Stevie Wonder, Sam and Dave, Sting). With his mentorship, she went on to perform at many historic places such as Apollo, St. Minton's Playhouse, and Rose Hall at Lincoln Center. SHe has performed with artists such as Jean Carne, Josh Groban and the incomparable Patti LaBelle. Angela has been seen on Saturday Night Live, Corbert Show, VH1 , and The Today Show just to name a few.

 

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