Linda Boston and Permission: The Power Of Being

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LINDA BOSTON is a songstress on a journey. With the release of her debut CD “Permission: The Power of Being” she is inviting all along. “Permission” is produced by world-renowned producer, composer and Multi-Platinum Smooth Jazz artist, Randy Scott, Jerome Harvey of Harvey Industries and MAAT Productions, LLC. The album is a blend of gospel and inspirational jazz. It is the first of a three-part series.

Linda was born in Chicago, Illinois to a singing family of five. She earned her undergraduate degree in broadcasting from Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Mich. While working as primary female voice over talent and broadcast law director at WJR Radio, she began working on her acting career. Linda has been recognized for her portrayal in two of the nation’s most produced plays; “Crowns” by Regina Taylor (“Mother Shaw” Alabama Shakespeare Festival Theater) and her most recent appearances as “Power/Professional Woman” in the internationally acclaimed “Menopause The Musical” at The Gem and Century Theater produced by TOC Productions.

Linda has performed in some of the nation’s most distinguished venues and received numerous awards such as the Best Actress award given by the Detroit Repertory Theater. She has received a “Best Actress” nomination from the Detroit Free press for her legendary portrayal as Jackie “Moms” Mabley in the one woman show “Moms Mabley: The Naked Truth” and as Ella Fitzgerald in “How High The Moon”. Linda has also been a requested vocalist/performer for former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick during his 2006 Inauguration, the LINKS National Convention and the Detroit Branch NAACP’s 52nd Annual Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner.

Linda ‘s legendary experience includes working with world renowned artists, musicians and dancers including Marcus Belgrave, appearing on Wendell Harrison’s newly released album “It’s About Damn Time”, performances with Pamela Wise and Ortheia Barnes-Kennerly. She has worked with world renowned actors including Tommy Ford, Terri Britton, Sigorney Weaver, Roger G. Smith, N’Bushe Wright, Ray Liotta, Benicio Del Toro, Tamela Mann, Richard D. Jewell, Harry Lennix, Whitney Houston and Wood Harris, just to name a few. Additionally, she has appeared in numerous regional and national TV and radio commercials and industrial films. Her film credits include “Sparkle”, “Street Kings 2”, “Prayers for Bobby”, “Alleged”, “Jimmy Picard” and “Beyond the Mask”.

Linda is no stranger to giving back as she tirelessly devotes time to serving youth, educators and the community by linking the arts to literacy, personal growth and spiritual enlightenment. One such project allowed her to spend over two years performing, mentoring and teaching with the internationally renowned Walk and Squawk organization, creators of the “The Walking Project” South African Artist Exchange (www.walksquawk.org). Linda’s dedication to youth includes mentoring and educating them in life skills through the arts, via various schools and community organizations like VSA Michigan (www.vsami.org). In 2001 Linda established PEER, Inc. (Portable Educational and Entertainment Repertoire, Inc., www.peerincredible.org), a 501c3 service provider, sharing the arts, education and edutainment via performances, productions, workshops and a host of other presentations with a myriad of multi generational, cultural and community organizations and groups.

Ask anyone. Her debut CD “PERMISSION: The Power Of Being” produced by Multi-Platinum Smooth Jazz Artist Randy Scott must be experienced. That’s why there no doubt. Linda eternally thanks the Creator YAH Almighty for daily revelations as she goes where she is led. Please visit www.lindaboston.com or www.imdb.com for Linda’s full bio and extensive talent resume.
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