Amanda’s interest in voice and piano started at a very young age and in school she participated in anything and everything musical. By age 14 she was already locally performing in jazz combos, pit bands, and rock groups. By age 16 she had written, arranged and recorded her first demo record.
She received her bachelor's degree in Vocal Performance from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA after four years of total immersion in jazz and vocal practice. She had the opportunity to study with some of the greatest educators in the world including Charlie Sorrento, Mili Bermejo, Maggi Scott, Greg Hopkins, Ken Cervenka and many more.
Upon completion of her degree, Amanda returned home to the Bay Area and began working as a singer, pianist, arranger, composer and educator. While Amanda's primary focus is jazz, her performances may include anything from her own renditions of contemporary popular songs, to a growing repertoire of original pieces.
Now, as an established artist in the San Francisco area, Amanda continues to expand her increasingly impressive list of venues. She maintained a residency at the city’s favorite Pied Piper Bar & Grill within the historic Palace Hotel as well as playing late night sets in local jazz spots like Savanna Jazz in the Mission District & the Sleeping Lady in Fairfax.
The Amanda Addleman Band is a collection of outstanding players from all over the country who combine beautiful melodies and fiery instrumental playing. The result is a program that is both entertaining and rich in musicalilty.