New York City native Andromeda Turre got her first professional job singing for Ray Charles. After attending The Boston Conservatory for Theater and Vocal Jazz at Berklee College of Music, Andromeda starred in Woody Allen’s Jazz musical, Murder Mystery Blues and then headed off to sing with the Jazz big band at Tokyo Disney.
After 6 years living abroad singing, teaching and speaking about Jazz, Andromeda returned to New York where she currently lives and works. She has recorded and performed with Jon Faddis and the Carnegie Hall Jazz Big Band and has performed at illustrious New York venues such as Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Blue Note, Town Hall, Symphony Space, The Iridium, Smalls, Smoke and many more. Her extensive performance repertoire includes Jazz standards, Andromeda’s original Jazz compositions and Jazzy remixes of popular music. This musical diversity within the genre has helped her establish herself as one of the most sought after Jazz vocalists for elite events and parties in the NYC area.
As a composer, Andromeda’s original music has been used for film, television and video games for companies such as ( Nickelodeon, OWN network, Viacom, NBC, Abercrombie & Fitch, Bebe, H&M, MTV, VH1, and several other major corporations. In 2019, Andromeda was chosen to compose a score and write 13 original songs for “Lena, A Moment With A Lady” a Jazz musical about the life of Lena Horne.
2020 brought the release of Andromeda’s third full length Jazz album, a live recorded album called Shine. It consists primarily of Andromeda’s original compositions as well as Jazz standards and is the pre-cursor to an immersive show written by Andromeda featuring live Jazz alongside projection mapping, with the intent of bringing Jazz to a broader audience.
Andromeda is also the founder of Growing Up Jazz, speaking about the power of Jazz techniques and how to apply them to real life. The Growing Up Jazz educational program for Middle and High School students uses the power of original Jazz composition to teach not only technical elements of Jazz but also it’s history of activism, allyship and anti-racism. For more information, visit: www.GrowingUpJazz.com