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Jazz vocalist Andrea Wolper brings her unique sound to Brandon

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Photo courtesy of Brandon Music
Let the open spirit of Andrea Wolper move you in a jazz performance at Brandon Music on Thursday, Nov. 15.

Brandon Music, located at 62 Country Club Road in Brandon, will present vocalist Andrea Wolper on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Andrea Wolper has been described as "a giant singer" (In Tune International) with "an inventive, thrilling, appealing musical vision" (Blogcritics) who "brings songs to life, whatever their source, working in a milieu that begins with jazz and reaches out to embrace an expressive area that is uniquely her own" (International Review of Music). Mixing genres, crossing boundaries, as accomplished and at home with the Great American Songbook as she is with spontaneous improvisation, Wolper approaches all her music with an adventurous, open spirit. Her original songs, as well as her unusual arrangements of standards and music from a variety of genres and sources, reveal a dynamic, singular musical sensibility that reaches audiences beyond category.

Wolper appears in clubs, festivals and concert halls in the U.S. and internationally, the likes of Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, JVC New York Jazz Festival, Kitano, Sweet Rhythm, 55 Bar, Cornelia Street Café-all in N.Y.- Donne in Musica Festival (Italy), Centro Cultural de Belem (Portugal), Jazz at the Cape (South Africa), and performances on numerous other concert and festival stages.

"Parallel Lives," Wolper's newest recording (Jazzed Media) features her working group with guitarist Michael Howell, pianist Kris Davis, bassist Ken Filiano, and drummer Michael T.A. Thompson.

General admission is $15. Venue is BYOB. For info, 802-465-4071 /