YOLA NASH to sing at the Cannes Film Festival
Twice GRAMMY considered, and an award winning unique jazz singer-songwriter, producer Yola Nash continues being an unstoppable force when it comes to her musical passion. Her productive life full of a wide variety of accomplishments is being highlighted by another impressive event and multiple music awards.
Nash is going to perform in France during the world-famous 76th Cannes Film Festival at the GSF Awards. Yola's repertoire will consist of her latest album "Manhattan Whispers". It's the Polish born multimedia artist's third studio album as a leader, that she proudly co-produced with Grammy winning producers/musicians Edsel Gomez and Lonnie Park.
On "Manhattan Whispers" the inimitable singer brings her distinct delivery to Eastern European Folk, Jazz, Parisian and Latin flairs across her original body of work. Her seductive, eloquent, expressive pipes that beautifully complement the groovy musical landscapes brought her many impressive awards: Global Music Awards (Best New Release), Akademia Music Awards (Best Jazz Album), Best Jazz albums of 2022 (by Best of Jazz Top List), Nomination for Artist Of The Year by Akademia Music Awards. And most of all her album "Manhattan Whispers" was considered for a Grammy at 65th Grammy Awards. She has also received a Critic' Pick by All About Jazz as Best New Music and earned rave critics reviews:
"Yola Nash embodies the universality of jazz. The Polish-American singer…perfects further her unique approach to seasoning elements of Latin jazz with musical spices of Eastern Europe. …Nash weaves together multiple cultures… Manhattan Whispers is a celebration of the mind and the heart." All About Jazz C. Michael Bailey
"…bringing a sensual atmosphere… enthusiastic…exuberant…brimming with zest for life. She makes a cross-over between jazz, pop, Latin and Eastern European music. In this way she arrives at a personal style." Smooth Jazz de.Magazine
"Yola Nash is a talented jazz singer with her own sound who consistently creates fresh new music." Scott Yanow - Legendary Jazz Critic/Jazz Historian
"… lushly orchestrated, delightfully Parisian…, infectiously-imbibed, Latin-tinged work of musical art." Exclusive Magazine
"Yola's delivery is exquisite. It's a moving piece of work, and the musicianship is top notch." Hal B. Selzer (Joan Jett & The Blackhearts)
"Yola Nash oozes emotion with her bohemian team of Edsel Gomez/key, Alex Meixner/acc, Graham Keir/g, Luisitio Quintero/dr, Dave Baron/b...on this mix of heart and Left Bank spirits. The tunes all have a street feel of gypsies..."Jazz Weekly
"Yola has the most comforting beautiful voice. Her voice is music!" Five-time Grammy nominated legendary Jazz Singer, Pianist Michael Feinstein
"Great singing, great band, cool arrangements. Killer production!"
Oscar Hernandez - Artistic Director of the Grammy-winning Spanish Harlem Orchestra
"Celebration of life is a central motif for Nash's new album Manhattan Whispers stamped with her signature seductive sound. Her exotic delivery is lushly flavored with Eastern European folk, Parisian avant-garde texture of accordion harmonics and brilliantly anchored with an intoxicating groovy Latin flair." JazzNewsMag
"Yola Nash gives us some fascinating and whimsical things to contemplate as we attune our ears to Manhattan Whispers, the latest sensual, dazzling album by the rapturously charming, sultry voiced singer – a set which artfully fuses harmonic and rhythmic elements of her Polish heritage with her playful passion, for Latin music." JW VIBE Mag.
This is Nash's 3rd album, ...that's highly infectious, exceptionally timeless and exciting from beginning to end." Take Effect
Yola's songs are filled with a glorious spirit that celebrates life and love in a worldly fashion because of that she was chosen from the artists from around the globe and featured on an international media platform Indie Talk's Spirit & Soul Special on IndieTalk.com as an artist that inspires hope, spirituality and never giving up spirit.
She delivers to her world-wide audiences she built up through her music and popular radio shows (WABC NY) a joyous, optimistic artful work so timely and needed to give our minds escape from these troubled sociopolitical times.
Inspiring with her perseverance story that goes back to growing up stifled by the communist regime in Poland, and driven by her positive spirit she has come a long way to NYC, faced and triumphed over tremendous adversity, and lived to sing about it to inspire others to dream big and flourish in life.
Yola is living A true American Dream!
In addition to her recordings, the multimedia artist's career highlights are very compelling. She sang for Pope John Paul II, performed and recorded with Wynton Marsalis' Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra, set a Guinness world record for creating the world's largest theater poster (170 foot tall) for the renowned play Anne Frank, performed at the world-famous NY Fashion Week, and has interviewed scores of A-list celebrities as the host of NY radio WABC's The Yola Nash Show.
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