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Brandon Woody
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 7:00 PM
Metropolitan Room, New York, NY
  • $25 Menu Minimum
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  • Ticket Price: $24.00 - $435.00
  • Door Time: 6:15 PM
  • Show Type: Jazz
  • Restrictions: $25 Menu Minimum
Brandon Woody

Upendo 6tet LIVE at Metropolitan Room

Brandon, 18 year old baltimore native is currently attending the   Brubeck Institute which is a full scholarship Jazz program in california that only accepts 5 people every 2-3 years and next year will be attending the Manhattan school of music on a fullride. Brandon has won numerous competitions such as Young Arts in 2015 and 2016, BSA Concerto competition in 2016, Peabody concerto competition in 2016, Shenendoah Jazz Soloists Competition in 2016. Brandon currently studies with Ambrose Akinmusire. Has studied with andrew balio, sean jones, tiger okoshi, dontae winslow. Brandon has played with Benny Maupin, Lewis Nash, Stefan Harris, Danilo Perez, Terri Lyne Carrington, Steve Wilson John Pattituci, Ed Simon, Warren Wolf, Carmen Bradford. Brandon has performed at venues such as Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Meyerhoff, The Lyric Opera House, The Kimmel Center, Marthas Vineyard Jazz Festival, Monterey Jazz Festival, Watts Tower Jazz Fest LA, An die Musik, Twins Jazz Club, Wally's, Dizzys Jazz Club. Brandon recently opened up for the Newport Jazz Festival, and performed in the Danilo Perez Band. Brandon leads his own group under the name of Upendo. 
Upendo 6tet
Trumpet- Brandon Woody
Tenor/soprano Saxaphones-  Isaiah Lewis Collier
Trombone-Abdulrahman Amer
Piano- James Francies
Drums- Kweku Sumbry
Bass- Tarus Mateen
Spoken Word- Travoye Joyner