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Andrea Wolper

Jazz singer, songwriter, and improviser Andrea Wolper has been noted for her very individual sound and style, solid understanding of jazz traditions, and spirited sense of adventure. She has been described both as “a highly original performer” (Contra Costa Times) and “a singer with an uncanny emotional touch for the past 50 years of jazz” (Tuscon Citizen). Andrea is as accomplished and at home with the Great American Songbook as she is with spontaneous improvisation. A creative songwriter, lyricist, and arranger, Andrea’s original compositions and unusual arrangements of standard material, as well as of poetry and music from a variety of genres, reveal a dynamic, singular musical sensibility.

Andrea appears in clubs, festivals and concert halls in the U.S. and internationally. New York performance credits include Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola (Jazz at Lincoln Center), JVC New York Jazz Festival, Kitano, Sweet Rhythm, 55 Bar, Cornelia Street Café, Makor, The Stone, Iridium, and more; she appeared by special invitation in “A Singers Celebration” at the Blue Note in New York, joining an impressive roster of jazz vocalists. Appearances across the U.S. and abroad include yearly tours in Germany, Donne in Musica Festival (Italy), Centro Cultural de Belem (Portugal), Jazz at the Cape (South Africa), Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz, Jazz on the Plazz (CA), Dizzy’s (San Diego), and performances on numerous other concert and festival stages.

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