2011 Berklee BeanTown Jazz FestivalAndrea Capozzoli
Vocalist, trumpet player, songwriter, and producer Andrea Capozzoli is a force to be reckoned with on the modern music scene. Named 2004 Female R&B Artist of the Year at the New York International Music Festival, the Berklee faculty member has gained great acclaim for her powerful energetic performances.
Originally from Pittsburgh, Capozzoli got an early start as a professional musician, studying vocals with the likes of Cheryl Bentyne (Manhattan Transfer), Kevin Mahogany, and Maureen Budway. She has opened for the likes of Steely Dan, Sister Sledge, and Jessica Simpson, and shared the stage with Slide Hampton, Bernard Purdie, and Eric Kloss, among many others. She recently had the honor of performing for President Barack Obama.