Amanda Wolff is a Chicago native who has been involved in music since picking up a violin at the age of 7 and currently is a member of the Chicago Merit School of Music Faculty & an instructor for the Chicago Children’s Choir.
She received a BA in Music from Augustana College and an MMEd from VanderCook College of Music. Amanda is the lead vocalist for the Alan Gresik Swing Shift Orchestra since 2006 and has fronted the swing/jump blues band The Flat Cats since 2008. Additionally she performs regularly with the holiday themed acapella group The Merry Janes. She has performed at the Green Mill Lounge, Drake Hotel, Chicago Theatre, Navy Pier Ballroom, Park West, Willowbrook Ballroom, Martini Park, Star Plaza Theatre, Hotel Baker, as well as NYC’s Lincoln Center. Additionally, Amanda has sung at the Taste of Chicago, Chicago Summerdance, WGN morning news, and participated in three USO tours across the Mediterranean.
This weekend at Andy’s Jazz Club, Amanda will not be part of a larger ensemble but rather will be leading her own Jazz combo presenting her selections and sounds for our listening pleasures.