Michelle David & The True-tones (The Nedherlands) • Jazzkaar 2023
Michelle David & The True-tones perform gospel in a way that can touch even confirmed atheists. Their unique combination of gospel, soul, blues, jazz and afrobeat makes their every show a true musical delight.
American singer with a powerful voice and captivating energy, Michelle David grew up in New York and later took up residence in Amsterdam, where she started the band The Gospel Sessions, that has since been re-christened The True-tones. What started as a project to discover the birthplace of Soul and R&B resulted in four gospel-flavoured albums, a Christmas album and their most recent addition, Truth & Soul released in 2022, which also garnished an Edison nomination (The Dutch Grammy). The band has successfully embraced various influences stretching from traditional gospel to afrobeat, soul to calypso and Moroccan Gnawa. With their latest album they expand their musical horizon even more, including indie soul mixed with Brazilian flavours. However, the substance of music remains the same – the desire to bring people the true message of love, unity and togetherness.
Michelle David – vocals
Paul Van de Calseijde – tenor saxophone
Luc Janssens – trumpet, keyboards
Onno Smit- guitar
Paul Willemsen – guitar
Bas Bouma – drums, percussion
Claus Tofft – percussion
Tickets 35.- / 30.-
Discount ticket for students, pensioners, members of the Estonian Jazz Association, people with special needs and holders of ITIC card. Document to verify discount eligibility will be asked at the door.
From April 1st tickets 40.- / 35.-