Siedah Garrett

Performing 1/21 @ 5:00 & 1/22 @ 2:00

Siedah Garrett

Siedah Garrett is an R&B singer, Academy Award-nominated and Grammy-winning songwriter and performer. A triple-threat singer, songwriter and performer, Siedah has written for a diverse selection of recording artists, from Aretha Franklin to Al Jarreau, from The Corrs to Vanessa Williams, and from Barry White to Amy Grant. Siedah's songs are featured on hit albums such as Quincy Jones's Back on the Block and Paula Abdul's Forever Your Girl. Siedah is probably best known for co-writing Michael Jackson's worldwide hit, "Man in the Mirror." 

As a vocalist, she not only duetted with Jackson on the hit single "I Just Can't Stop Loving You," but she has also sung with a wide array of acts including Johnny Mathis, Patti Austin, Quincy Jones, The Pointer Sisters, The Commodores, Kenny Loggins, Chaka Khan and others.

As a member of London's acclaimed neo-funk Brand New Heavies, Siedah co-wrote over half of the group's album Shelter, which sold over a million copies in the United Kingdom. Garrett supported Madonna as a backup singer and dancer on The Re-Invention Tour in 2004. Before that, she supplied backup vocals on other Madonna material including True Blue and Who's That Girl.

In 2006, Garrett contributed her songwriting services to Bill Condon's film adaptation of Dreamgirls, providing lyrics for two of the four new songs added to the score. One of her compositions, the Jennifer Hudson solo "Love You I Do," earned Garrett a nomination for the 2007 Academy Award for Best Original Song and again in 2012 for "Real in Rio" from the film Rio. At the 50th Grammy Awards, Garrett, along with Henry Krieger, won the Grammy for Best Song-Motion Picture TV, Visual Media for "Love You I Do."

“With an illustrious career that includes two Academy Award nominations, Garrett is an accomplished recording artist and vocalist who has recorded and performed with an illustrious roster including Quincy Jones, Michael Jackson and Madonna.” - Music Connection, 9/5/17


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