The jazz vocalist-actress-composer-playwright and six-time Grammy nominee discusses her stage production, “The Clothesline Muse,” which is currently touring the country.
Nnenna Freelon can really do it all. The six-time Grammy nominated jazz singer has earned the reputation as one of the most compelling performers in the business.
She learned from the greats, having toured with the likes of Ray Charles, Ellis Marsalis, Al Jarreau, George Benson, and others. In 2014, Nnenna starred in the critically acclaimed show “Georgia on My Mind: Celebrating the Music of Ray Charles” at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas. Nnenna is showcasing the whole spectrum of her talents in her latest project as the writer, composer and producer of the original theatrical presentation of "The Clothesline Muse," a work of dance, music, spoken word and vibrant art. She is also one of the stars of the musical theater piece.