The Eubie presents
BRANDON WOODY’S UPENDO
Friday, June 4 at 6:30 p.m.
Integrity Real Estate ‘Locals’ Stage on Pennington
Trumpeter, Brandon Woody is definitely “one of the top upcoming young performing artists in the region.” – Baltimore Sun
Only 22 years old and a Baltimore native, Brandon has already performed at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy’s Jazz Club, Monterey Jazz Festival, Newport Jazz Festival, Sydney Opera House, Watts Tower Jazz Fest LA, Martha’s Vineyard Jazz Festival, August Wilson Center, Elbphilharmonie, August Wilson Center, MoMA PS1, The Shed, Harlem Stage, The Lyric Opera House, The Kimmel Center, Bohemian Caverns, Aaron Davis Hall, Smalls Jazz Club, Fat Cat, and Zinc Bar.
Mr. Woody has performed with Quincy Phillips, Ray Angry, Benny Maupin, Stefon Harris, Danilo Perez, Terri-Lyne Carrington, Steve Wilson, John Patitucci, Ed Simon and Tarus Mateen. Brandon has also played with and recorded on several different rappers and singers’ projects throughout the east coast: Miranda Curtis, Sophie Marks, Solange, Emma Vie, Neptune, Victoria Canal. He is a new member of Solanges band and Standing on the Corner. He’s also performed the music of Clifford Brown with Strings and the music of Max Roach and Brown with Jon Faddis in January 2018 at Aaron Davis Hall as part of a special celebration of Clifford Brown and Max Roach at Manhattan School of Music.
Brandon also keeps busy as a Calvin Klein model, Saucony model, and an Exotic Blooms sponsor. Brandon was an honoree of the 2020 Festival of New Trumpet Music. He also has two film scores to his credit.
Brandon recently moved back to Baltimore to begin working on his debut album which will be released sometime in 2021.