Why hire Athene Wilson?
Athene Wilson has performed with James Taylor, Natalie Cole, Smokey Robinson, The Boston Pops with Keith Lockheart, Patti LaBelle and many gospel groups. Wilson's versatile vocals are sought after by commercial recording studios and European promoters, and she has been featured on commercials and CDs. Wilson possesses a strong voice capable of singing red-hot funk, blasting out the blues and singing tender love songs and jazz ballads. Wilson performs classic songs from artists like Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, Natalie Merchant, Patsy Cline, and many others, and she specializes in getting people on the dance floor and ready to party.
Athene Wilson, a familiar voice around Boston's music scene, has performed Jazz, Gospel and R&B in different venues such as The House of Blues, Sculler's Jazz club and others in and around Boston. She has accompanied local artists, Larry Watson, Andre Ward, Walter Beasley and several other bands. Ms.Wilson has done background work for renowned artist, Patti Labelle, Natalie Cole and Smokey Robinson and most recently she and her band opened for renowned recording artist Freddie Jackson at the Berklee Perfomance Center in Boston. Ms.Wilson's multi-faceted vocals have resonated across stages in Germany, France, Japan and the Caribbean.
Her singing career began at the tender age of seven in a small Pentecostal church in Jamaica. She sang in several church choirs until her transition to Boston where she started her professional singing career. Ms. Wilson received her first break with Larry Watson when she sang, 'Since I fell for you.' For over 15 years, Boston has enjoyed the melodic sounds of Ms. Wilson in jazz clubs, churches, and city-wide events.
'Congratulations to Athene Wilson for winning the 2006 Urban Music Award in Urban gospel Music!' ATHENE WINS BEST JAZZ FEMALE PERFORMER @THE 2007 URBAN MUSIC AWARDS-BOSTON, MA
What to Expect
The annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Breakfast. Sheraton Framingham Hotel, Monday, January 21st, 8:am. For more information, Please call 508-596-7507
Past Booked Dates:
01-24-2008 — Slades Bar
01-21-2008 — Sheraton Framingham Hotel
01-19-2008 — The Hi Hat, Providence, RI
01-12-2008 — The BeeHive, Boston
01-03-2008 — The BeeHive, Boston
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Awards Night, Bar/Bat Mitzvah Party, Birthday Party, Convention, Cruise, Studio Session, Wedding Ceremony, Wedding Reception