The First Mondays Jazz series features Chicago artists the first Monday of every month.
Yaw has performed on both the theatrical and musical stage. He’s not just an incredible singer but also an aspiring actor that has had the privilege to work with such prolific playwrights as Ntozake Shange and Paul Carter Harrison while still embracing his love for music. Currently he is touring inthe play Red, Black and Green: a blues (MAPP) and will be performing in the world premiere of the musical, “Mister Chickee’s Funny Money” (Chicago Children’s Theater). The play features music from the Motown Great, Lamont Dozier.
Whether you have experienced his music for the first time or a million times over, one thing is certain your ears will have a love affair with the soul of a man whose musical spirit unlocks a new sound and an unforgettable Funk!