This is rarely true of voice, but vocal dark-skinned American Eve Cornelius has not only bewitching beauty, but also warm, very good sense of humor. The quality required to turn an ordinary blues into an art. Giving Eve Cornelius – a perfect sense of swing and perfect sense of proportion. Virtuoso scat in her performance sounds only where it is needed. The undisputed leader on the stage Yves never sticks out in front of his person ensemble. And this is – the key to a perfect Union, which enjoys everyone in the auditorium. Apparently, not in vain critic of the prestigious magazine «Jazz Times» Willard Jenkins, named Eve most worthy heir to the great Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughn.
Yves Cornelius – a diligent student. In love with jazz almost from the cradle, she still shtudiruet musical heritage of his great predecessors. “This music is full of secrets, and each time, depending on the mood and even the lighting, the same melody is able to open a new way,” – says the singer. In his native Newark she first heard a recording of Ella (parents gave the record a birthday). In the town of Newport News, where she moved her family, Eve start to sing his part-time teacher. And soon – sang their own. The music school of her range of interests inevitably increased. Now it is more and idols Sarah Vaughan, Carmen McRae and and Billie Holiday. Such teachers can only dream of, and we can say, it is possible to dream of a student, as Yves Cornelius. Today, the professional career of the dark-skinned actress is gaining rapid momentum. And at every turn, it only enhances their skills. Moreover, this skill Ives was recently asked to share with aspiring musician. After a brief hesitation, Mrs. Cornelius accepted the post of a vocal coach at East Carolina University.
It’s amazing how little time for her career and teaching, but the fact is – today Yves Cornelius is one of the most popular touring singers. Her itinerary has already been marked throughout the world. Tours to Europe, Japan, the United States and even Cuba – have been with the same notice. Festival singers list looks more than impressive: North Sea, Monterey, Montreaux, Newport, Middleheim, and the JVC Jazz Festival at Lincoln Center. Among the names that surround her portrait on the posters is not rare to find the outstanding representatives of the world of jazz: Roy Hargrove, Jon Hendricks, Chucho Valdez, Mulgrew Miller, Carl Allen, Rodney Whitaker, Mark Whitfield, and Tim Warfield. Recently, Yves attracted the attention of the audience and on TV. Her participation in the popular music show «BET’s Jazz Discovery» noted the title of “The Jazz Singer of the Year.”
In the art-club “Durov” Eve Cornelius demonstrate his unique talent and masterly sense of musical tact. She will perform the best jazz music in itself, an excellent manner.
November 13, 2015 20:00
Art Cafe Durov