|Join award-winning singer-songwriter Lulu Fall and award-winning trumpeter Kris Johnson as they perform selections from their new project, The Unpaved Road, as well as other popular covers. Spearheading social stigma and stereotypes combined with unique textures of sound fused with jazz, soul, world-groove, and classical elements, Kris and Lulu join forces for an evening of global perspective and musical diversity. A creatively well-rounded and dynamic duo, their music will engulf you and journey you through their young Black American experience.
Lulu Fall is a singer, award-winning songwriter, and actor based in New York. A formally trained jazz vocalist with a musical theatre background, Lulu is one complete and unexpected package. Currently, Lulu is in the new Broadway musical Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812. She has also been seen in Crowns, Hair, Smokey Joe's, Hadestown, and more. As a musician, Lulu has released three independent albums and has performed at many prestigious venues and events, including Jazz Re:freshed (London) and the World Music Conference (WMC) in Miami.
Kris Johnson is an award-winning jazz trumpeter, composer, and educator. He has appeared on an impressive list of albums including two Grammy-nominated releases: Tony Bennett’s A Swingin’ Christmas and Karen Clark Sheard’s All In One. Kris is a trumpeter and arranger with the Count Basie Orchestra.
This show is part of The Late Comet, a late-night series of shows featuring cast members of Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, produced by Philip Romano.