5 Cool Facts You Might Not Know About Ledisi!

Don’t miss Ledisi performing Saturday, September 21st at the Russian River Jazz & Blues Festival! 

1.  Name Meaning: Ledisi means “to bring forth” in Yoruba, the language spoken in Niger & Togo.
2.  Young Start: Her first public performance was with the New Orleans Symphony Orchestra when she was 8 years old.
3.  Accolades: She was nominated for 8 Grammys in 5 years.
4.  Beyond Music: Ledisi was nominated for a Shellie Award in 1990 for playing Dorothy in a local production of The Wiz
5.  Milestone:  She performed at the White House during a tribute to “The Motown Sound”.

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