07.07.2023, 20:00, Piazza della Riforma
From Los Angeles, California, Judith Hill is a soul singer, songwriter and bandleader. Coming from a bi-racial Japanese/African-American musical family, she has been immersed in music since childhood. After graduating with a degree in Music Composition, Hill joined French superstar Michel Polnareff’s touring band, which started her musical journey.
Her rise to fame includes collaborations and major hits. She duetted with the late Michael Jackson during his ‘This Is It’ concerts and gained international recognition after singing at his funeral ceremony. Hill’s story was told in the documentary ’20 Feet from Stardom’, which won a Grammy for Best Music Film. She gained popularity on the television programme ‘The Voice’, worked with director Spike Lee and contributed to the soundtracks of major films.
Hill had the opportunity to work closely with Prince after he discovered her on Revolt TV. They recorded her debut solo album, ‘Back in Time’, which received critical acclaim. This was followed by a second self-produced album, ‘Golden Child’.
Inspired by a wide range of artists, Hill’s sound and style incorporate elements of jazz, soul, funk and blues. On her latest record, ‘Baby, I’m Hollywood’, the artist embraces her own history and identity, inviting listeners into her soulful and vulnerable world.
With a mix of 60s soul, syncopated rhythms, psychedelic funk and captivating vocals, Judith Hill’s music showcases her incredible talent and enigmatic personality.