Portrait of a Queen

Aretha Franklin tribute with Piano Accompaniment

The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, taught her listeners how to Think and demand Respect–while riding down the Freeway!

In this production, award-winning songstress Cece Teneal takes music lovers on a trip down memory lane with stellar hits from Aretha Franklin’s 50-year musical entertainment legacy like: “Chain of Fools,” “Natural Woman,” and “Bridge Over Troubled Water.”

This musical experience created by Ms. Teneal will have attendees on the edge of their seats from start-to-finish, energized about the many life lessons imparted through Aretha Franklin’s music.


“A tribute to Aretha Franklin, done right and righteously!” – Charlie Boyer, Jazz & Blues FL

“Real soul music is coming back and this show will be amazing.” – Etienne J Porte, DQ Events


Program Highlights

  • Think

  • (Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You’ve Been Gone

  • I Never Loved A Man the Way I Loved You

  • Spanish Harlem – Stand By Me Medley

  • Bridge over Troubled Water

  • Freeway of Love

  • Baby I Love You

  • (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman

  • Day Dreaming

  • I Say a Little Prayer

  • Until You Come Back To Me (That’s What I’m Gonna Do)

  • Chain of Fools

  • Rock Steady

  • Respect

Tech Overview

  • Sound: House Sound + some ACS equipment w/ local tech to run sound 
  • Piano: Grand piano tuned the day of the performance​
  • Lights: Best available w/ local tech to run lights
  • Hospitality: Light Hospitality