Lucy (Lo'Wood)

Since moving to the Big Apple in 2010 to attend New York University as a Jazz Studies major on scholarship, she has worked with the likes of Saturday Night Live's Lenny Pickett and Alex Foster, Joe Lovano, Ron McClure, Ralph Lalama, Brian Lynch, Ronnie Cuber and more. LUCY has also performed alongside the likes of Wayne Krantz, Chris Potter, Mike Richmond, Brad Shepik, Billy Drewes, John Hadfield, Terrell Stafford while with the NYUJO and during her time in Chicago. Her musical endeavors have taken her to Carnegie Hall, the Blue Note Jazz Club, Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, Symphony Space, Tutuma Social Club, Somethin' Jazz Club, The Bitter End and many other landmarks of live music. Internationally,LUCY most recently went to Peru on a 10-day tour with "Chilcano," a band led by Gabriel Alegria. Because of her work in Chilcano, for the years of 2010-2012, LUCY was also named an "Ella Fitzgerald Scholar."

Besides playing the saxophone in general, LUCY's own, personal music is reminiscent of her greatest influences: Miles Davis, Jaco Pastorius, Erykah Badu, Janis Joplin, Joni Mitchell, Joe Cocker, John Coltrane, Frank "Kuumba" Lacy, Chaka Khan, James Brown, Michael Jackson, Charles Mingus, Alex Foster, Esperanza Spalding, Common, and many more. Besides working on her own project, her upcoming self-titled debut album "LUCY"- LUCY can be heard with various other groups throughout New York City- she has most recently been seen playing with Wycliffe Gordon and his large ensemble. She believes in good grooves as well as mastery of one's instrument, and melodies deeply rooted in the blues. 

Directions

82 West 3rd Street (btw Thompson & Sullivan) Greenwich Village New York NY 10012 tel. 212-477-ZINC (9462) Open 7 days: 6pm-2:30am weeknights 6pm-3am weekends

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