l e a h w o o d s
With a smokey tone and soulful voice Leah's beach R&B writing compositions are compelling and raw inspired by her constant search for adventure and strive to create positive change.
Leah appeared with pop star Charlie Puth in a commercial for Samsung and the Smule app. in 2017 she co-wrote and featured on up and coming D.C. artist Ace Cosgrove's single "My Fault" and NY artist Cole King's single "Dead End". Leah just released her first two singles off her new project b r i g h t e r t i d e s which are featured on air in the New York capital region. Leah will Release the full EP in the fall of 2018.
Leah and her dynamic band of 6 have played all over New York and along the East Coast consisting of pianist Jack Redsecker, guitarist Andrew Kaplan, drummer Francesco Catricala, bassist Mikey Migliore and her horn section; saxophone player Josh Nelson and trumpet player Eric Frost. Collectively the band has played at venues such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Birdland, Rockwood, Mercury Lounge, The Bitter End, New York Couture Fashion Week and more.
The summer of 2016 Leah went on a tour with her late soul, R&B, pop group Mama and the Stops collaborating with organizations from Saratoga Springs to Virginia Beach raising over $4,500 playing in venues along the East Coast for the non-profit organizations they worked with including women’s shelters, homeless shelters and non-profit arts organizations.
Leah released her first exclusive single October 23rd, 2017 to raise awareness and funds for the water crisis happening in the world and take action through a compilation album called Melodies 4 Water All the funds raised goes to build water filtration Systems in Chiapas, Mexico. This single release was just the start of a full project release coming in 2018 which she will be taking on the road.