Jazz Spotlight: Angie Wells “Truth Be Told”

Angie Wells is a singer/performer that everyone on the planet should know. Her latest album “Truth Be Told” is a masterpiece. Produced by John Clayton, the album is a collection of original songs and covers which speak to the truths of life.

Angie began her singing career in an intimate little supper club in St. Germain des Pres in Paris. She returned to France and toured with French pianist Raphael Lemonnier. In France she has appeared at The MoZ’aique Festival, Festival Jazz au Chateau, Festival Jazz De Colliure, Festival Jazz de Monsegur.

She has performed at various jazz/music festivals in the U.S. including The Telluride Jazz Festival, The San Jose Summer Jazz Fest- guest vocalist of Kermit Ruffins, KJAZZ LACMA Jazz Series. Angie is stepping up her touring and will be appearing in prime venues including the East coast for the first time.

In her career Angie has played and recorded with some of LA’s top jazz musicians including Christian Euman, Henry Franklin, Sam Hirsh, Jim Hughart, Harry Kim, Larry Koonse, Paul Kreibich, James Leary, Joe LaBarbera, Jack Lecompte, Edwin Livingston, Josh Nelson, Trevor Ware, Tom Warrington, Rickey Woodard, John Clayton, Clayton Cameron, Bill Cunliffe, Quentin Dennard, and Kenny Elliot.

Angie Wells has a smoky voice that gives listeners goosebumps but then, just as quickly changes pace and erupts into dynamic style that energizes her audience. Angie truly believes a performance is a symbiotic exchange of energy between herself and her audience and she shows it at every performance.

The official website for Angie Wells may be found at www.angiewellsjazz1.com

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