AfriPOP! Exclusive: Behind the Scenes of Laura Mvula's Video 'She'

From AfriPOP! Wed Nov 21 2012, 09:51:10

When a new singer is billed as "classically trained" it generally means they can play the piano. Mvula - whose music sounds like Amy Winehouse and David Axelrod reworking a score by Gershwin - graduated from the Birmingham Conservatoire with a degree in composition. The 26-year-old is a unique collision of her Caribbean background and formal music training: "My parents encouraged us to commit to things," she says, "so if we wanted [...]

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