Alfreda Gerald

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Alfreda Gerald
OriginMorganton, North Carolina, United States
GenresR&B, gospel, opera
Associated actsSee below
WebsiteMySpace page

Alfreda Gerald is an American vocalist born in Morganton, North Carolina.

Upon graduating from college, Gerald sang professional opera with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, and the North Carolina Symphony Orchestra. She has both a classical and R&B background and has toured and/or recorded with such artists as Warren Haynes, Wes King, Spectrum, The Gap Band, Deleon Richards, Michelle Malone, and Taliesin Orchestra.

She's heard as the woman singing nonsensical lyrics to the theme song of the 1994 cult classic Cartoon Network/Adult Swim series, Space Ghost Coast to Coast (credited as "Alfrieda Gerald"). Her vocal performance was improvised to playback of the theme as performed by Sonny Sharrock.

She has been a featured vocalist with Yanni on several of his singles, most recently performing during the 2003-2004 Ethnicity and 2005 Yanni Live! world tours, and appears in the live concert films Tribute, and Yanni Live! The Concert Event. Alfreda is currently managed by Shakir Entertainment Management in New York City.

Gerald appeared in Madea's Witness Protection (2012) performing "Oh Happy Day".

Alfreda is currently[when?] in studio working on new music, and has a recurring role in the forthcoming television series Kush.

Discography[edit]

  • Soulstice (2004)
  • The Standards Collection (2006)

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