July 24, 2pm EDT
Shoshana Bean’s three independent solo releases have all topped the iTunes R&B and Blues charts in the US and UK, with her fourth and most recent project, "Spectrum," debuting at #1 on the Billboard Jazz charts. "Spectrum" thrills with a fresh new take on the classic tradition of big band. Inspired largely by Frank Sinatra, Aretha Franklin, and Barbra Streisand, this is far and away Shoshana’s most impressive project to date. Backed by an 18 piece big band with arrangements by Grammy award-nominated arranger Alan Ferber, Bean’s powerhouse vocals, for which she has become known, are visceral and heartfelt. She weaves effortlessly through haunting originals, new workings of contemporary hits and beloved classics. She has sold out solo concerts around the globe, lent her voice to countless ﬁlms and TV shows, amassed millions of YouTube views, and performed with Ariana Grande, David Foster, Postmodern Jukebox, Brian McKnight, and Michael Jackson. Bean comes to BUILD talk about the album and her show at the Apollo Theater.