Photos from the Akron Soul Train artist-in-residency performance

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THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU for coming out to the shows last week. I love you, friends. You are what keeps me going. Huge thanks to Akron Soul Train for supporting my vision and breathing life into my project. Thanks to Akron Recording Company for running an amazing recording studio and sharing your space for the public performance.  Big thanks to the marvelous McKenzie at Gordon Square Arts District  for helping set up the Cleveland show.  I wanted to share these lovely photos Arnold Tunstall captured at the Akron Recording Company show. Thanks Arnie.

Ps. Have you heard I’m going to France?

 

 

Cleveland’s one-woman band Uno Lady is going places (including France)

“CLEVELAND, Ohio – Uno Lady is going places. Literally, and musically. Cleveland’s one-woman choir is the recipient of two new fellowships, one in Akron and the other in France, that are sending her in new musical directions as well as across the globe.” FULL ARTICLE 

Please consider helping support my travel to France through GoFundMe
 https://www.gofundme.com/unolady

 

 

Read CAN Journal Article, “Makers: Christa Ebert, AKA Uno Lady”

“If you’ve never seen Uno Lady live, let me attempt to explain. A self-trained musician, Ebert composes songs mostly using just her voice. She’s been described as a “one-woman ghost choir”, which I find particularly apt. Her music includes dream-like layers of her own voice, looping like spells and chants, ethereal tones, instruments and beats all knit together into one lush soundscape. Every time I’ve heard her sing, I’ve had goosebumps – the beauty of her voice soaring, cutting through the air is so enchanting it can command the hairs on my arms to stand at attention.

I’ve seen Uno Lady perform many times over the years – she was the recipient of a CPAC Creative Workforce Fellowship, a Panza Foundation Award, and has performed at many venues and galleries: Transformer Station, the Cleveland Museum of Art, etc. But for the first time, she will be including a film component as part of her live show – thanks to Akron Soul Train. Akron Soul Train is an artist residency program that grants fellowships to provide resources for all creative disciplines – Ebert is the first musician they have supported.  full article 

 

 

Uno Lady Sings Remember (Christmas) By Harry Nilsson

Here is Uno Lady’s cover of “Remember” By Harry Nilsson, featuring Nick Cross on guitar. Recorded by yours truly for an early Christmas present for my mom. Listen on Soundcloud and download from Bandcamp. Happy holidays!

 

DEC 6: Uno Lady sings at Akron Soul Train’s Winter SOULstice

 

DEC 6–  Winter SOULstice, fundraiser for Akron Soul Train, at Jilly’s Music Room 111 N Main St, Akron, Ohio

Join Akron Soul Train for the 2nd Annual Winter SOULstice featuring auctions, food, and entertainment. November resident, Uno Lady, will be performing, along with a local jazz band. Purchase tickets at akronsoultrain.org