Tastemaker Spotlight: Vivian Sessoms


NCI is proud to announce a new program that spotlights the people who bring creative energy to New York Nightlife

Vivian is a New York gem who has performed with a wide range of A-List talent including Diddy, Michael Jackson, Cher, Joe Cocker, Chris Botti and Pink. Her previous albums as part of the group Albright have gained critical acclaim in independent music circles and her voice has been heard live around the world. She’s bringing her sound back to New York in 2012 with live performances and a new album, so she definitely needs to be on your music discovery radar.

  • Genre: Jazz/ Soul
  • Hometown: Harlem, New York
  • Inspirations: Roberta Flack, Barbara Streisand, Chaka Khan, Patti Labelle, Alison Krauss, Aretha Franklin, Natalie Cole
  • Previous Performances: BAM, Village Underground, Rockwood Music Hall, Jazz Standard, Blue Note and Radio City Music Hall.
  • Latest Project: Heart (scheduled for release Summer 2012)
  • Next Local Performance: Sunday April 22, 2012 at Feinstein’s




Vivian at CDBaby

Vivian on Youtube

Vivians Blog


Have fun.