Sherlee Skai Bio:

 

Jazz/World Music singer-songwriter Sherlee Skai brings a unique sound shaped by multicultural influences from Haitian folklore to American jazz and soul. There are many ways to describe Sherlee Skai: unique, talented, and charismatic. Above all, Sherlee Skai is real. She sings from the soul combining art, story, and song in perfect unison.

Based in New York where she graced the stages of Harlem Week, New-York Marathon, and more, Sherlee Skai released her album “Toutouni” in which she celebrates her origin and culture, shares her vision as an immigrant, a woman standing in front of life, hence the title “Bare Naked”.  Sherlee Skai makes it her duty to promote the Haitian culture everywhere in the best light possible.

 

Program description:

Haitian Jazz singer Sherlee Skai, who was on the ground in Del Rio, Texas during the migrant crisis last September, uses her voice to start a conversation about the connection between the United States foreign policies in Haiti and the Haitian migrants crisis at the US Mexico border.

Her program “Music and Conversation with Sherlee Skai” presents songs, poetry, and dialogues that center around the Black migrant experience, and raises awareness about the need for better immigration policies in the US. The artist invites prominent social activists to share their experience and knowledge during her concerts.