Angela Watson Modeste Duo

Piano & Voice: The Christmas Show
"It's spectacular how she can move on and out of genres so effortlessly. It's amazing" -Musig im Pflegadach
Praised by critics as “the crystalline voice of angel, Angela wows American and international music connoisseurs with her impressive vocal range and stage presence. Her impeccable style is an admixture of opera, jazz gospel and rhythm & blues resembles that of Whitney Houston, Mahalia Jackson and Sarah Vaughan.  
She first came into the spotlight after being discovered by Grammy winner Victor Jones and became lead singer for his fusion band.Shortly thereafter, she recorded her first solo album, Love Anthology (2009) and began her touring career. Since then, Angela has shared the stage with  Patti Labelle, Wynton Marsalis, Josh Groban and Bebe Winans and more with her unique style.  
Recently Angela has caught the heart of millions by her project , New American Songbook, with bassist Andres Rotmistrovsky. The duo has become a favorite of people across the world sparked by legendary funkmaster George Clinton. Angela has performed in many notable houses such as Lincoln center, Madison Square Garden and shows such as Saturday night live, VH1 divas, Colbert Show and the Today"s Show. She has also dominated the theater stage in roles such as Lady day at Emerson's bar and grill, Finians Rainbow and off Broadway PlayStation theater with Tchami.

Gabriele Agosta is a Sicilian born pianist,  arranger, and sound engineer. He has a Master's Degree in  jazz but has made a name for himself in a genres.He has been  in high demand with artists all over the world for his  genius arrangements and effortless playing in all genres spanning from Classical, Jazz, soul, and blues.
Together the two have created a dynamic  show that combines their talents across the genres of gospel, jazz, soul  and blues into a one of  kind  experience. As an ode  to Mahalia Jackson and Thomas  Dorsey the two interprete songs as  Precious Lord,  Amazing Grace, how great thou art . They also ring in the  Holiday season with traditional and modern favorites such as  White Christmas, O Holy night, silent night,This Christmas  and more. Sprinkled with new music from Angela's album, the  audience is taken on a delightful ride and will never forget  this evening of love, hope and fun.