Singer and musician Aida Brandes-Hargrove writes, arranges and produces music. Aida is self taught and draws from a diverse pool of music with its main roots in jazz, hip hop and rnb, while also being informed by different influences from pop, classical and world music genres.
Her original songs have been finalists and winners in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest, as well as the Great American Song Contest. Other official selections include the Long Island International Film Expo, Golden Door International Film Festival, Lady Filmmakers Festival.
Her Big Band arrangements have been featured by the Roy Hargrove Big Band and Slide Hampton.