Eclectic and engaging performances
championing great music of Brazil, American traditions, and beyond
New York-based artist Kristen Mather de Andrade has immersed herself in a broad array of musical languages and cultures, from the classical canon to folk styles, Brazilian music, and beyond. Devoting time to both the worlds of clarinet and voice, she has enjoyed a career of prime accolades and acclaim within her chosen musical paths.
Mather de Andrade released her debut album in 2021, where she both plays clarinet and sings in Portuguese, garnering praise by the likes of Jazz Weekly, Connect Brazil, and even earning GRAMMY attention.
She has since released another album and two EPs following the success of Clarão. Her performances have been described as "mesmerizing," "eclectic and engaging," and like "a street festival of fun" by reviewers. Blending high energy grooves and heartfelt songs and stories, her shows are not to be missed!
Sets can be 60-75 minutes of original arrangements and features some of the best jazz/world musicians in NYC.
- The duo show features Kristen on clarinet and vocals accompanied by the guitar, accordion, or piano.
- Kristen's quartet set features a drummer, accordion or guitar player, and upright bassist.
- For the full impact, her "little big band" show adds trumpet, trombone, and saxophone to the quartet.