Jessie Brown and Brad Reid on the Evergreen Stage
Jessie Brown | 3:00-3:40pm
Jessie Brown is a powerful and dynamic vocalist with an unquestionable ability to span genres and projects. From brazen rock n roll to smooth jazz, from high-octane funk to intimate R&B, or from musical theatre to Top 40s pop, Jessie’s dexterity to effortlessly weave between musical styles equips her with an extensive vocal tool kit and a lauded professional history.
Through her work as an in-demand session singer, as the frontwoman of her own award-winning act, or as a proficient vocal coach, Jessie is a revered singer who continues to win over audiences with her astoundingly versatile and masterful voice.
Brad Reid | 4:00-4:40pm
Brad Reid’s boot stomps as his fiddle sounds its Cape Breton heritage. It’s a high-top leather boot he bought touring Russia with Cirque de Soleil. With the release of his album NEW Scotland, his original set list is a musical "tapas", featuring flavours from across genres and lands — Latin influences with congas, classical and jazz elements, even going into hip hop and more urban territory.