Well-known to music fans and industry professionals worldwide, bassist YOLANDA CHARLES makes her SoundCellar debut with her amazing four piece band YOLANDA CHARLES’ PROJECT PH INSTRA-MENTALS.
Please note: This is the ticket page for the LIVESTREAM. Tickets to attend the gig in person are available here
Yolanda Charles has spent her career performing live with artists such as Hans Zimmer, Squeeze, Robbie Williams, and Paul Weller, as well as recording with BB King, Mick Jagger, Dave Stewart, and Queen, to mention a few. In 2020, she was awarded an MBE for her services to music.
Project pH features a diverse range of musical styles, including beautiful ballads, heavy funk-fusion instrumentals, and modern R&B-influenced soulful tunes. Their musical variety has drawn comparisons to Parliament/Funkadelic, Herbie Hancock’s Headhunters, Prince, Yes, and Return to Forever, as well as Don Blackman, John Scofield, and even the Mahavishnu Orchestra.
The band presents its music with intricately arranged elements that allow unprepared moments to emerge, with a nod or glance signaling accents or arrangement changes. The interplay and rhythmic possibilities are numerous, which allows the musicians to enjoy a highly creative experience.
Project pH features the skills of London-based guitarist Nick Linnik, who provides a stunning display of highly compelling soloing as the newest member of the band. Laurie Lowe on drums is known for his work with the Preston, Glasgow, and Lowe trio and has previously performed at SoundCellar with the PGL trio and pianist John Law. Pianist Hamish Balfour brings a wide range of experience as a composer and arranger. His training in both classical & jazz, and as a dance music producer, gives him the perfect mix of skills for the band sound.
Yolanda Charles – bass guitar
Hamish Balfour – keyboards
Nick Linnik – guitar
Laurie Lowe – drums
The livestream will be broadcast on YouTube, via a page available when you purchase a ticket
All advance ticket buyers will receive an exclusive link to a video of the evening’s performance, available for one month