Jason Walker Brings Gospel/Soul to MASS MoCA [Berkshire on Stage]

February 19th, 2016, 1:00 pm by Sara
Jason Walker

Jason Walker

Brooklyn vocalist Jason Walker hails from a multi-generational music family — he was cradled in the arms of Mahalia Jackson as a child and has shared the stage with Mick Jagger, Bono and Lou Reed. His own music is a sublime and gospel-infused soul, which should be especially affecting in MASS MoCA’s intimate Club B-10 at 8pm on Saturday (February 20).

Velvety-smooth vocalist Jason Walker combines jazz, gospel, classical and soul in an uplifting, honey-sweet sound that’s a pure pleasure to take in. Fans rave about this crooner’s gorgeous vocals, bluesy bassline interludes, and joyous lyrics that coalesce in his self-coined style of “folk-soul,” a revelatory combination of spiritual and secular music that anyone can enjoy.

MASS MoCA’s Curator of Performing Arts and Film, Rachel Chanoff, raves, “Jason Walker is too often the power beyond the throne. His extraordinary voice has illuminated so many other people’s projects. It’s time — and so thrilling — to give our audience the opportunity to discover a truly compelling artist.”

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The Art Seen

July 31st, 2009, 1:30 pm by Greg

Painter Nick Patten will be featured in “Solo Show” at the Harrison Gallery in Williamstown, Mass. Featuring his haunting paintings of uninhabited rooms, the exhibition will run through Monday, August 27, and there will be an opening reception with the artist from 5-7pm on Saturday, August 1.

The Ferrin Gallery in Pittsfield, Mass. is hosting a pair of one-person ceramic sculptor exhibits – Chris Antemann‘s “Battle of the Britches” and Jason Walker‘s “Human Made Wild.” Both exhibits run through Sunday, September 12, and there will be an opening reception with the artists from 4-6pm on Saturday, August 1.

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