Summer in the CityTaylor Deneen (Virtual Performance)
Berklee Summer in the City 2020 is a free, weekly virtual music series every Thursday from July 16 through August 27, featuring a Berklee performer presenting one of their favorite popular summer releases on Berklee’s Facebook page, Instagram TV (IGTV), and YouTube channel.
This week, Taylor Deneen will perform “I Can't Breathe” by H.E.R. For more information and a full list of shows, read the press release.
About the Artist
Taylor Deneen is a singer-songwriter, producer, and performer from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She is majoring in both professional music and contemporary writing and production. Her signature sound comes from a variety of genres including contemporary R&B, neo-soul, jazz, and gospel, putting a strong emphasis on creating powerful music to encourage and inspire listeners. Some of her main influences are Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, D’Angelo, and Jill Scott. Since the age of 12, she has performed in front of and worked with the likes of Grammy winner Missy Elliot, Chaka Khan, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Eric Whitacre, and Sylvia Rhone, among others, through various performance opportunities. A 2017 National YoungArts winner, she's the recipient of the Elizabeth Boland Scholarship at Berklee College of Music. In 2019, she traveled to Latin America and Russia, touring and performing in festivals, workshops, and master classes alongside a group of student ambassadors from Berklee.
How to Watch
Tune in on Thursdays at 8:00 p.m. EDT on Berklee's Facebook, IGTV, or YouTube pages. If you miss the show, archived performances can be found on our Facebook Videos page, IGTV channel, and YouTube channel.