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Thank you Crowdfunder supporters!

I was really touched by all the contributions and messages from everyone who supported the crowdfunding campaign for ‘Song Unsung’.

The campaign was a success, raising £2525 towards the costs of the album, and have made possible the commission of an exciting video animation to go with the title track.

Aware that many musicians are continuing to struggle as a result of the pandemic, and that my situation is pretty fortunate, I also decided to donate £200 from the proceeds to Help Musicians, a charity which supports musicians who are in difficulty.

I’m starting to send out rewards to supporters imminently, so you’ll be able to hear it very soon!

The album will be officially released on Oti-O Records on June 25th. It is available through Bandcamp, and can be pre-ordered here:
https://andrewwoolf.bandcamp.com/album/song-unsung

Thanks once again to everyone who supported!

Andrew Woolf Band

SONG UNSUNG

I’m delighted to officially announce my new album!

‘SONG UNSUNG’ will be released on 25th June 2021 on Oti-O Records.

It’s my first release exclusively under my own name. It’s taken a while, but is a personal milestone that I’m really happy to have reached, and I’m excited to be putting it out there.

I’ve just launched a crowdfunding campaign, to help cover the album’s costs and spread the word.

To find out more, and pre-order the album, head to:
https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/andrew-woolf-song-unsung

London Vocal Project

O Come, O Come Emmanuel (Freedom’s On The Way)

Here’s a brand new video from London Vocal Project, of which we’re really proud. The music is Pete Churchill’s reinvention of the classic carol ‘O Come, O Come, Emmanuel’, given new meaning for modern times, and is a song of struggle, freedom and hope. As such, we decided to launch it today, which is United Nations Human Rights Day. We’re also asking people to donate to our Amnesty International fundraiser here: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/london-vocal-project

The track features LVP soloists Hannah Berry and Ayesha Pike, as well as instrumental contributions from friends across the London scene. This project grew and grew, so we now have a rhythms section (including fantastic guitarist Femi Temowo), horn section, and huge string section. This was a massive undertaking! All the parts were recorded remotely from home during lockdown, and then put together by Brendan Dowse (audio) and Ivan Teage (video), all overseen by Katie Teage (producer). We’re delighted with the outcome and happy to be sharing it at this time.

I’ve been singing this song with LVP for more than a decade, and still find it capable of being moving, inspiring, and bringing solace. Hopefully this video will do the same for others.

Alvorada, Brazil, choro

Fuerza London documentary

Alvorada were featured in the recent documentary ‘Fuerza London’. Made by Latino Life, the film explores the experiences of the Latin community in London during the Covid pandemic, interspersed with performances from some of the leading bands on the capital’s Latin scene. It’s a really touching piece of work, and we were delighted to be a part of it.

Brazil, choro

Desprezado with José Miranda

A recent recording I made with guitarist José Miranda. I met José earlier in the year, when he was in London with singer Jacque Falcheti for their European tour. I sat in for some of their gig at the Green Note. It was great to be invited by José to do this little collaboration. We chose to play this classic by Pixinguinha, one of my favourite choros.