Spirit In The Dark, tribute to Aretha Franklin  feat.: Liyah Bey, Darryl Fitzgerald Walker and Saeed Renaud

Wed Apr 29 2020

8:30 PM

Catalina Bar & Grill

6725 W. Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028

All Ages

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Liyah Bey is an Israeli born singer/songwriter. She rose to national prominence as a teen during her extraordinary 2-year run in the celebrated review, “Lady Soul, A Tribute to Aretha Franklin”. 

Today, Liyah’s songwriting blends her love of classic R&B with pop and blue-eyed soul to create powerful settings for her extraordinary vocal chops. The range and versatility with an ability to sing multiple languages and genres creates a style that is truly unique.

Following the success of her Aretha performances, Liyah knew it was time to go to the source. She moved to New York where she was embraced by many generations of artists, recording with Kool and the Gang, stepping in to replace Lauryn Hill in the Fugees, and turning down “not really right for me” offers from a number of major pop producers. Determined to follow her own path, Liyah decided it was time to focus on her writing and, excited by the musical scene in Los Angeles, she relocated to the west coast. Write she has, amassing a publishing catalog while developing her own sound as a recording artist. ‘Million Dollar Girl,’ her second release as a solo artist, demonstrates neo-soul-pop and has garnered her worldwide acclaim and provided momentum into her third release, ‘Stand With Me’. Her first release, “Can’t Stop Loving You,” is a heartbreaking ballad showcasing Liyah’s expressive vocal power and fluid emotional range. At present Liyah is spending her days in the studio, recording a full album, in Hebrew, for her fans.

Saeed Renaud is a Grammy award winning singer/songwriter who made his debut on Fox Network's “The Four: Battle for Stardom” by lighting the stage on fire with his smooth, soulful, and controlled vocal range. Saeed won a Grammy as a songwriter on Lalah Hathaway Live, which was awarded Best R&B Album. He also co-wrote one of BMI’s Ten Most Performed Songs of the Year (2016), Bless This House, performed by Dorinda Clark-Cole. Saeed has opened for Aretha Franklin and for Chrisette Michelle. He’s now a producer, vocal arranger, and vocal coach.

Though Saeed has come from humble beginnings as one of 21 children singing in the family choir, he has accomplished remarkable feats within the music industry. As 1/2 of writing duo Tha Authors he co-wrote one of BMI's Top 10 Most Performed Gospel songs, Bless The House for Dorinda Clark-Cole , as well as being a part of Lalah Hathaway's, Lalah Hathaway Live, Grammy award winning album. As a singer, Saeed was a background vocalist for Chrisette Michelle. He’s a lover of all music genres, and wishes to follow in the footsteps of the great legends that paved the way before him like “The Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin, Luther Vandross, Stevie Wonder, Donny Hathawayand Whitney Houston.

 

Catalina Bar & Grill
Spirit In The Dark, tribute to Aretha Franklin feat.: Liyah Bey, Darryl Fitzgerald Walker and Saeed Renaud

  • Event Cancelled.
  • Liyah Bey

    Liyah Bey

    Classic Jazz

Catalina Bar & Grill

Spirit In The Dark, tribute to Aretha Franklin feat.: Liyah Bey, Darryl Fitzgerald Walker and Saeed Renaud

Wed Apr 29 2020 8:30 PM

Catalina Bar & Grill Hollywood CA
Spirit In The Dark, tribute to Aretha Franklin  feat.: Liyah Bey, Darryl Fitzgerald Walker and Saeed Renaud
  • Event Cancelled.

All Ages

Liyah Bey is an Israeli born singer/songwriter. She rose to national prominence as a teen during her extraordinary 2-year run in the celebrated review, “Lady Soul, A Tribute to Aretha Franklin”. 

Today, Liyah’s songwriting blends her love of classic R&B with pop and blue-eyed soul to create powerful settings for her extraordinary vocal chops. The range and versatility with an ability to sing multiple languages and genres creates a style that is truly unique.

Following the success of her Aretha performances, Liyah knew it was time to go to the source. She moved to New York where she was embraced by many generations of artists, recording with Kool and the Gang, stepping in to replace Lauryn Hill in the Fugees, and turning down “not really right for me” offers from a number of major pop producers. Determined to follow her own path, Liyah decided it was time to focus on her writing and, excited by the musical scene in Los Angeles, she relocated to the west coast. Write she has, amassing a publishing catalog while developing her own sound as a recording artist. ‘Million Dollar Girl,’ her second release as a solo artist, demonstrates neo-soul-pop and has garnered her worldwide acclaim and provided momentum into her third release, ‘Stand With Me’. Her first release, “Can’t Stop Loving You,” is a heartbreaking ballad showcasing Liyah’s expressive vocal power and fluid emotional range. At present Liyah is spending her days in the studio, recording a full album, in Hebrew, for her fans.

Saeed Renaud is a Grammy award winning singer/songwriter who made his debut on Fox Network's “The Four: Battle for Stardom” by lighting the stage on fire with his smooth, soulful, and controlled vocal range. Saeed won a Grammy as a songwriter on Lalah Hathaway Live, which was awarded Best R&B Album. He also co-wrote one of BMI’s Ten Most Performed Songs of the Year (2016), Bless This House, performed by Dorinda Clark-Cole. Saeed has opened for Aretha Franklin and for Chrisette Michelle. He’s now a producer, vocal arranger, and vocal coach.

Though Saeed has come from humble beginnings as one of 21 children singing in the family choir, he has accomplished remarkable feats within the music industry. As 1/2 of writing duo Tha Authors he co-wrote one of BMI's Top 10 Most Performed Gospel songs, Bless The House for Dorinda Clark-Cole , as well as being a part of Lalah Hathaway's, Lalah Hathaway Live, Grammy award winning album. As a singer, Saeed was a background vocalist for Chrisette Michelle. He’s a lover of all music genres, and wishes to follow in the footsteps of the great legends that paved the way before him like “The Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin, Luther Vandross, Stevie Wonder, Donny Hathawayand Whitney Houston.

 

Liyah Bey

Liyah Bey

Classic Jazz