Sunday, Apr 22, 2012 8:30 PM EDT
(6:00 PM Doors)
Feinstein's at Loews Regency, New York, NY
As the daughter of two prominent musicians and the niece of jazz legend Nancy Wilson, Vivian Sessoms has been sought out by some of the music industries brightest and best. As a teen she was approached by Melba Moore, Teddy Riley and Stevie Wonder. She then went on to work with Joe Cocker, Rob Thomas, P!nk, Patti Austin, Patti Labelle, Sinead O’Connor and most recently Cher to name a few. She has been a featured vocalist for jazz artist Chris Botti, composer Ryuichi Sakamoto (Yellow Magic Orchestra, High Heels, Little Buddha)and Towa Tei (international DJ and former member of music group Dee-Lite). Not content to stop there however, Vivian soon began to write and produce, going on to write and, or produce for Lalah Hathaway, Amel Larrieux, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Jeff Kashiwa, David Morales, Towa Tei and Junior Vazquez among others and had a feature song in the film Moonlight Serenade starring Amy Adams & Alec Newman.