Gallery Sessions is produced by the Standard Ovation 2020 award winners – 44 on Long Productions. The creative team have threaded together 12 women titles shot in the warm art gallery inside the iconic 44 on Long theatre in Long Street Cape Town, South Africa. All the titles are original work by the artist’s as we enjoy nurturing local talent to write and perform their original pieces. Gallery sessions was created to showcase and celebrate our Capetonian women in the music industry.
Gallery Sessions feat. Maya Spector
44 on Long (Pty) Ltd
- Ticket Price: R50.00
- Duration: 40mins
- Age Recommendation: All Ages
- Genre: Music
- Language: English
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Gallery Session – Created By: 44 on Long (Pty) Ltd
Produced & Directed: Esra Overberg
Executive Producer: Allan Hamman
Live Sound & Video Edit: Gradwell Lindhorst
Vision Mixing & Cameras: Randall Lakay
Catering: Sydney Sass
Admin: Hilary Blows
Vocals: Maya Spector
Keys: Nobuhle Mazinyane
ABOUT THE ARTISTS
Specialist in jazz and musical theatre, singer and songwriter, Maya Spector’s artistic roots are derived from the wonderful worlds of Jazz and Soul music. A global citizen by heart, Maya is well-versed in the distinctive cultural attributes of communities and audiences from around the world, Maya’s parents remain both active and revered contributors to the political and cultural landscape of the globe.
Maya’s career spans from solo performances at the esteemed, Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. alongside the highly-respected television industry veteran and puppeteer, Jim Henson (The Muppets) and renowned actress and singer, Phylicia Rashad.
A graduate of the prestigious, ‘University of KwaZulu-Natal’ as of 2001, Maya has left an indelible mark in the worlds of musical theatre through powerful performances in multiple roles in classic musicals (David Kramer’s – Langarm, Rent!, The ‘Silence of the Music’, ‘The Man of La Mancha’, ‘Jimbo, My Fair Lady’).
Maya’s highly-anticipated jazz cross-over debut album entitled, ‘Honey & Heartache’ was released in April 2020.
“Spector’s voice is pure honey, with the darkness as well as sweetness that implies, and she tells her stories convincingly.”
-Gwen Ansell (Business Day Live).