100 Inspiring Minutes – Singer Michelle SgP from Singapore convinced in the Flürener Kristuskirche with great jazz-pop ballads and great songwriting —
“Under music culture from Singapore you imagine yourself as a carefree consumer at first maybe more Asian-looking Sphere sounds and the trip into a strange world. With the pianist and arranger Michelle SGP is completely different: The singer, whose partner is Italian, is a kind of musical cosmopolitan, their input in things jazz, pop and soul, so to speak “Brought from outside” and on the around the world with diverse musicians in different projects Is on the way. In the Protestant church Flüren offered the petite young woman partly very personal, sound-musical intimate and at the same time inspiring 100-minute concert, where you with their explanations to the music their natural personality underlined. She was accompanied by this evening from the Scottish saxophonist Molly Duncan, the co-founder of the “Average White Band “from the 70s, such sizes like “Tower of Power” influenced and already with Greats like Chaka Kahn, Tom Petty or Ray Charles has played. Equipped with a strong package of atmospheric jazz ballads, beautiful pop songs and wonderful covers convinced the duo with presence, musicality and class, taking their proximity to artists like Joan Armatrading, Roberta Flack, Diane Krall or Jeri Brown clearly. Right to the entrance she made with the harmonic-sonorous Love song “Free to fall” for the perfect Entry into her sound world. “Ignorable buzz” – a bit over the modern Singapore of today – showed that you also have reggae rhythms are not foreign. “Goodbyes” turned out to be tasty Pop jazz beat, paired with her wearing, expressive and pleasantly beneficial Voice. Very “bluesy” and presented with a lot of feeling the duo at “Roundy face”. With the beautiful “Dreams”, that for the participation of Singapore at the Unesco project in the frame the celebrations of the 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King’s speech “I Have a Dream” was used, the first ended Part of the concert. After the break, she put the tasteful Mix of jazz pop and blues songs like “Serenity”, “Litte Spark” or “Lonesome Star “- and she surprised me two fantastic cover versions from “Sweet child of mine” as intimate jazz ballad with great saxophone Solo and “We want to rock you,” she to their own thing made. Funky became “Escape”, very intimate with the song about the Afraid to lose the father who with heart attack to the hospital Drove and then collapsed was. At “The Box” was allowed to join the audience – and on End with the feeling, a high class Seen two-concert to have to go home.