SassyBlack (Catherine Harris-White) is a Seattle-based vocalist & producer. This Goddess of “electronic psychedelic soul” & “hologram funk” explores sound through deep electronic compositions.  Sassy studied under Julian Priester, Jovino Santos Neto, and others at Cornish College of the Arts, graduating in 2008. Since then, Black has traveled the world having performed in Berlin, Barcelona, Milan, London & beyond. With roots in classical & jazz, her voice is comparable to Ella Fitzgerald & India Arie while her production value is reminiscent of Herbie Hancock.  When not touring, she teaches music production workshops using the production software Ableton and will be releasing her third album, Ancient Mahogany Gold, fall 2019.

Artist Support Program 2019: Recording tracks for her third album, Ancient Mahogany Gold, which dissects her journey in the world as a Black Queer woman.

Sound Clips
  • SassyBlack - BLK album cover
    SassyBlack - I Am Enough (ft. J Ivy)
  • SassyBlack - Ancient Mahogany Gold
    SassyBlack - Depression
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Announcing Summit Sound, a public audio gallery at the Seattle Convention Center

December 19, 2023

Jack Straw is thrilled to announce Summit Sound, an audio gallery at the new Seattle Convention Center Summit Building on Pine St. Summit Sound was envisioned by the SCC Art Program as “an outdoor space where residents and visitors can immerse themselves in one of our region’s revered creative disciplines–sound.” As the new home to […]

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Wooden bench and platform adjacent to a glass and metal building in the background. Speakers mounted on black columns over the bench.

Categories: Art and Heritage Partnerships, Artist Support Program, Writers Program, Youth Education Programs

Support Jack Straw Artists on Bandcamp Friday!

August 7, 2020

The music-retailing website Bandcamp is waiving their fees to artists on the first Friday of every month. Here are some of the many Jack Straw artist projects you can buy, with the artists getting the full purchase price! Fox Hunt: Blue Waves C.R. Grimmer: O-(ezekiel’s wife) Mako: Portal Nic Masangkay: Dark at Dusk: The Final […]

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SassyBlack - Ancient Mahogany Gold

Categories: Artist Support Program

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