For her Live from My Den episode, modern soul singer Madison McFerrin returns to New York City to celebrate her debut album. Madison begins the day with a visit at C’mon Baby, an independent music venue in Brooklyn known for supporting queer artists of color that was also the setting of her first live solo show. After reminiscing on the trajectory of her live music career, Madison performs songs from her debut album I Hope You Can Forgive Me for an intimate crowd in midtown’s Sessions Restaurant. Her a cappella flavor of jazz and R&B floods the open space and creates a musical environment impossible to replicate.
“Live from My Den” is a digital series available on Variety.com showcasing some of today’s most extraordinary artists performing live from the creative spaces of their homes, studios, and cities most meaningful to them. Read the article and watch Madison McFerrin’s full episode here.
Madison’s a cappella-inspired flavor of jazz and R&B floods the open space and creates a musical environment that is impossible to replicate.
Brought up in a creative family as the daughter of acclaimed jazz singer Bobby McFerrin, Madison McFerrin knew she wanted to pursue music as early as five years old. After spending her college years honing her craft at Berklee College of Music, she recorded and toured as part of the funk band Cosmodrome and hip-hop duo Binary Soul. As a solo artist, she recorded several EPs produced by her brother Taylor before she independently released her solo debut album I Hope You Can Forgive Me in May 2023. The project shows off not only her vocal prowess but also her songwriting and producing chops- Madison wrote and produced seven out of ten tracks on her own.