Hailing from the "Birthplace of Jazz" New Orleans, Vandell Andrew is a part of the new generation of the jazz genre. With two commercially released albums, three Billboard Top 25 singles, a #1 Ranking on Billboard's Smooth Jazz Chart and a 2014 Soul Train Award Nomination for "Best Contemporary Jazz Performance", Vandell is no stranger to success in the music industry.
"Turn It Up" (2014), which featured the Soul Train Award Nominated, Billboard #1 Smash Hit "Let's Ride" was Vandell's introduction to the world as a world class artist and musician. Since the release of "Turn It Up" Vandell has been afforded the opportunity to play venues and festivals around the world, such as the Catalina Island Jazz Trax Festival and the Legendary Ronnie Scott's in London,UK.
Vandell has been honored to open for and share the stage with Kirk Whalum, Paul Brown, Peter White, Rick Braun, Bobby Lyle, Marion Meadows and many others.
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