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Gospel Journey – Faada Freddy

18. September 8:00 am


What does it sound like when Bobby McFerrin bows to Mahalia Jackson? Faady Freddy shows us how. A cappella, using only his vocal cords, the Senegalese hip-hop Dandy and leader of the legendary group Senerap Daara J, along with a five-member vocal band, fly on the wings of gospel way up into spiritual highs. His Rapflows come from jazz and combine soft and melodiously with the black music of African-Americans, without denying their West African origin, especially when considering the particularly engaging political lyrics. Goosebumps are guaranteed – whether one loves soul, folk or reggae; jazz or rap.

In Cooperation with WDR Funkhaus Europa
With kind support from the Mercure Hotel Düsseldorf City Center

Faada Freddy, Vocals
Michael Desir, Body Percussion, Vocals
Jean-Marie Marrier, Vocals
Gisella Razanajatovo, Vocals
Philippe Aglaé, Vocals
Laurent Monty Etoughe Ndong, Vocals

Tour team
Rémy Blanchet, Sound engineer
Antoine Guyonnard, Sound engineer
Maddly Mendy-Sylva, Tour manager

18. September 8:00 am - 10:00 am
90 minutes, no intermission
Festival Marquee
Burgplatz, 40213 Düsseldorf
+49 211 82 82 66 0