Oct 18, 2019
Sylvia Black is a restlessly creative vocalist, songwriter, musician, performer and producer.
You may have last heard Sylvia’s rendition of the classic, I Put A Spell On You on the premier episode of the Netflix hit series Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. You may have also seen her singing and cutting up in the lounge of the Roxy Hotel in New York City during her much loved Friday night residency. Sylvia is also known as the voice of the fiery electronic pop-rock trio KUDU, along with partners Deantoni Parks ( Mars Volta, John Cale, Flying Lotus, Me-Shell N’Degeocello) and Nicci Kasper.
Sylvia received her degree, with honors, in Bass Performance, from music greats David Bowie and Wayne Shorter. After graduation, she made a bee line for New York City. Sylvia played bass with the likes of N’Dea Davenport ( Brand New Heavies ), Kamaal The Abtract ( Q Tip ), and Muzz Skillings (Living Color). She has also recorded and has written for acts such as Moby, Daphne Guiness, France’s Telepopmusik, and The Knocks. The Black Eyed Peas hit Meet Me Halfway was co-written by Sylvia. Meet Me Halfway was the 3rd Top 10 single from the group’s Grammy winning, multiplatinum album THE E.N.D., which went #1 in 12 countries. Her writing credits also include winning hits for Germany’s The Voice as well as German Idol with Do You Like What You See and The One written for 2014/2015 winners Ivy Quainoo and Aneta Sablik.
If you are listening in New York, come out tonight(October 18th) for the album release show for Sylvia's new album Twilight Animals. The show is at Berlin 25 Avenue A New York, NY. Show starts at 8pm.