Daughter of Steve Turre and Akua Dixon her professional career started with Ray Charles as a background vocalist or “Raelette” during her time with the Ray Charles Orchestra she was promoted to vocal director and arranger while performing as the lead Raelette. After working with Mr. Charles, Andromeda sought out a more featured venue for performance and was hired as the lead vocalist for the J.C. Hopkins Biggish Band . Performing from New York to Los Angeles she sang jazz standards and J.C.’s Grammy award-winning original tunes while also acting as “Rose” in his play “Rose does Rico”. Andromeda starred in Woody Allen’s “Murder Mystery Blues” at the Midtown Theater in New York in which she was acting, singing, dancing and playing the piano during the show. An international success, Andromeda was featured as the “Queen of the Blues” singing with the Jazz Big Band at Tokyo Disney in Japan for 14 months . While there she recorded her debut album “Introducing Andromeda Turre”. The self-produced album contains four original songs and several jazz classics all arranged by Ms.Turre. Based in New York City, Andromeda continues to perform both original works and standards with her own group as well as being a featured vocalist with many other bands. In addition she works as a vocal coach, songwriter, arranger, producer and performance coach with a valid passport, Andromeda continues to take her voice all over the world.
THE WAY I AM