Check out this video footage of my August 13th Concert at 54 Below! I’m Saycon Sengbloh and I love to entertain, be it acting or singing please enjoy these clips. Scroll down for list of full band and singers below: I’m Here [From the Color Purple] Mama’s House / I Can’t Stand the Rain The … Read moreWatch Saycon live at 54 Below
I am at a loss for words, in this same year that I have lost my beloved physical grandmother, Miss Susie May Jackson, I just heard on the news that “Madiba”, my spiritual grandfather, Nelson Rolilahla Mandela. The news was not a complete shock due to his waning health but it is deeply saddening. A great deal … Read moreNelson Mandela: Madiba
Courtesy of Saycon Sengbloh I had a ball in Los Angeles joining the wonderful touring cast of Fela reprising my role as Sandra Iszadore. Who knew I’d be bringing in the 2012 New Year right there in LA. Hopefully more of sunny LA will be in my future! It was a jam packed 2 weeks. One week of … Read moreMy LA Trip: Fela tour!
Nneka in New York! the Nigerian & German songbird is here in the U.S. to promote her new album. I saw her across the room in a Whole foods store while have a tea with my friend Maia (aka Soulluvlai) often at a loss for words I couldn’t remember her name for the life of me … Read moreSaycon and Nneka in New York City
Hey I’m rocking the Fela hoodie to keep warm lol and next month for good reason! For folks in LA who heard the Fela soundtrack and want to see me on the tour here’s a treat. Come check me out guys! I’ll be in Fela in LA for 1 week only then heading back to New York to begin Hurt Village … Read moreSee Saycon Sengbloh in Fela LA for 1 week only!
Its been a busy few weeks we attended the annual Nigerian Reunion in Orlando, Florida. There I performed Upside Down from Grammy award nominated Original Cast Album of Fela and I also sang a new version of Sorrow, Tears, and Blood (Bamboosounds.net). My highschool friend and singer extraordinaire Clinton Harris stopped by! Between performances there … Read moreNigerian Reunion: Saycon Sengbloh & Omotola Jalade
*special thanks to friends from the cast of Fela who provided lots of photos!
Copy/paste the link right below to purchase “Upside Down” or other songs from the Fela! soundtrack on Itunes!http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/fela-original-broadway-cast/id374267023 Fela! is nominated for Best Musical Album! It took a while to find our section on the Grammy Website but hey all the way down I found section 80! Not sure if our category is televised but … Read moreWatch the Grammy Awards Tonight: Fela! Album is nominated!
The Fela! Broadway experience found me in some of the most exciting situations, one of my favorites being the Tony Awards! We were nominated for 11 Tony awards! My mentor Freddie Hendricks, and my friends David Kote and Shilla Benning all found their way to NYC for the ceremony! I received well wishes from everyone … Read moreFela and the Tony Awards!