Manchester, Lancashire, M88xy
Professional and talented singer, songwriter and performer with years of experience and an extensive repertoire: soul, R&B, pop, jazz, gospel and classical. Previously a lead singer in two choirs, Celeste Makeba branched off into her own style. Amazing performances include the Apollo, Contact Theatre, Band on The Wall and Stoke Carnival! She has worked with many artists and participated in innovative music projects such as the Longsight Youth Arts Project and Nex Productions! She has supported famous acts such as the legendary Lady Smith's Black Mombazo and dance sensation Abasindi!
"Key to the Millennium" - The Manchester Evening News
Celeste Makeba is a qualified Radio Producer and presents her own live show called Facing The Issues @ALLFM 96.9!The show is about women's health and social issues.With Interviews,live chat, real-life stories,local news,phone ins, competitions and more!With her distinct speaking voice Celeste is ideal for voice-overs!
Celeste Makeba is currently looking to get involved with more music projects and collaborate with producers with beats that stand out!
Celeste Makeba's influences are a combination of artists with exceptionally distinct vocals, amazing melodies, meaningful lyrics, a soulful sound, catchy hooks and originality!Whitney Houston, Mahalia Jackson, Bob Marley, Sounds of Blackness, Kirk Franklin, Luciano, Musicals, Beethoven, Billy Holiday, Mary J Blige, Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, Mariah Carey, The Streets, Celine Dion, En Vogue, Alicia Keys, Mariah Carey, Lauren Hill, Janet Jackson, Destiny's Child, Missy Elliot, TLC, Brownstone, Dido, Damien Rice, Bon Jovi, Meatloaf, Cher, Moloko, Gorillaz and Sonique.
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