Andréa Wood is living proof that music was meant to evolve. As a vocalist, she has been praised by JazzTimes Magazine for her “astonishing vocal range effective in conveying the emotions of a song.” As a composer and arranger, she mines even deeper ore with a signature sound that is at once cerebral and accessible. On all fronts, she draws on jazz, soul, and Brazilian influences, balancing innovative songwriting with respect for the standards through which she learned her craft.
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“The Duke Ellington School of the Arts graduate moves
fearlessly up and down octaves, all the while maintaining a
distinct sense of purpose. She can explore the upper register
in a beguiling waft, or plunge into the basement with buoyant,
swelling articulation.” -CapitalBop
“Wood’s moderate vibrato at the end of each line and astonishing vocal range
inject her phrasing with a dramatic effect, quite effective in coveying the
emotions of a song.” -JazzTimes
“At her core is a certain poised softness that elevates her to glide over the
material, without ever losing contact with it.” -Washington City Paper
“She has the voice and the feeling for this very important work…
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