The Birdhouse Jazz Series presents: Akenya.
Sunday, June 3 at 4 p.m. in the Community Meeting Room, Main Library
Akenya is a singer, pianist, composer, and arranger. Trained in jazz performance at the New England Conservatory, she’s played with jazz heavy hitters like Esperanza Spalding, Fred Hersch, Vijay Iyer, and Dave Holland.
A Chicago native, Akenya is a vital part of the dynamic, evolving hip-hop and soul scenes, having collaborated with some of the city’s leading artists including singing the hook on Chance the Rapper’s “Windows” and touring as musical director and opening act for Noname.