Her unique sound straddles the fence between Spoken Word, Jazz, Hip-Hop and Soul, as her music brings together a generation or two. Sista Zock, is a Renaissance woman in the truest form and on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 Roz Nixon Entertainment will present the CD release party at Gin Fizz in Harlem.
“Zock Solid, Where the Stem meets the Root,” is an exciting new compilation that Sister Zock has dedicated to fallen soldiers, who have sacrificed their lives for the betterment of others and for the victims of senseless killings and to those who are ahead of their time as well as those whose time has yet to come.
This new release also features Abiodun Oyowele of the legendary “Last Poets.” Listeners are remined of their universal revolutionary impact as each song reflects Zock’s life as a “Black Girl” in America. Sista Zock says, “many of these songs have been living inside of me waiting to be born to free my Spirit. They have been eating me up alive like a secret waiting to be told. They are journal entries, tributes, songs of expectation and ways out of depression and hopelessness.”
As an arranger, producer and performing artist, Zock’s unique, creative, all-encompassing sound keeps her audience grooving to her contagious beat.
Zock was a childhood wordsmith who grew up to be a diverse, articulate poet, composer, arranger and producer. The daughter of Harlemites, she was born and raised in Mt. Vernon, New York where her parents instilled the importance of the performing arts which resulted in her brilliant versatility and style.
She has the ability to combined all of her talents into her performance and has worked alongside Ben Vereen, Gregory Porter, Erykah Badu, Amiri Baraka and Doug E. Fresh and now she is an artist whose time has come. On Feb. 16 at Ginn Fizz (308 Malcolm X Blvd. NY) Zock and her band (Kelvyn Bell – guitar, Russell Carter – drums, Red Doumbe – bass, Sharif Kales – trumpet) with their neo-soul rhythms will rock the house from 7-11 pm. For reservations, call 646 -373 3690.