On Thursday 16 April 2020, British singer-songwriter and cellist Ayanna Witter-Johnson delivered an exclusive set from her home as part of the Royal Albert Home sessions.
Watch Ashley Henry’s full set:
Ayanna is a rare exception to the rule that classical and alternative R&B music cannot successfully coexist and was described by Time Out as someone who “has to be heard to be believed”.
Following a successful crowdfunding campaign, she released three EPs and her debut Album Road Runner in 2019, featuring artists including pianist Robert Mitchell and rapper Akala. It’s a concept album that pays tribute to her Jamaican roots, with an authentic urban grittiness against the backdrop of her incredible musicality.
Royal Albert Home sees us present a wide variety of artists delivering exclusive sets from their homes.
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