Andrea Wolper

Andrea Wolper

 New York City, New York, USA
BandJazzSinger/Songwriter

Jazz roots meet a spirited sense of adventure. A "highly original performer" (Contra Costa Times) "an uncanny emotional touch for the past 50 years of jazz" (Tuscon Citizen), “an audacious artist...an inventive, thrilling, appealing musical vision” (Blogcritics).

Biography

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Quick highlights:

New York: JVC New York Jazz Festival, Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola (Jazz at Lincoln Center), Blue Note, Iridium, Sweet Rhythm, 55 Bar, Cornelia Street Cafe, Makor.

National: JazzonthePlazz.com (CA), KRML's Jazz and Blues Co. (CA), Fairfax Jazz Festival (CA), Sydney's Blues & Jazz (DE), Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz (CT), and many, many more.

International: Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Portugal, South Africa

"Her command is impressive. She brought vibrant energy, beauty, sophistication to our concert, handling the material with great ease, maturity in jazz, and sheer delight. Her entire presentation, from her musical talents to her dynamic ability to entertain and connect with audiences have us looking forward to a long musical association." (Nick Mathis, concert producer)

".utterly original. . . breathtaking. . . delicious (All About Jazz)

"Refusing, in utterly refreshing ways, to follow each song's furrowed emotional path, she instead opens them up for wider examination, demonstrating that for each yin there is a yang." (JazzTimes)

"A vocal master class for where jazz vocals should be heading today" (Digital Jazz News)

Please see AndreaWolper.com for bio, soundclips, and more.

Discography

As leader:
Parallel Lives (Jazzed Media) 2011
The Small Hours (VarisOne.Jazz) 2005
Andrea Wolper 1998
As co-leader:
TranceFormation Live at The Stone and Korzo (New Artists) 2012
As sideperson:
Mark Weber Xerxpress (poetry and music)
Art Lillard's Heavenly Big Band (forthcoming)

Set List

Enough material for several nights in a venue. Andrea's repertoire includes standard, not-so-standard, and original songs, to which Andrea and her band give their special spin.
Please visit www.andreawolper.com for plenty of sound samples.