Juno nominated artist Wendy Lands, has earned prominence as a magnetic and generous performer, combining an intimate, vulnerable theatricality with a cool, spellbinding jazziness. Always making her audiences feel as though they’re not just sitting back and watching —but participating in something very special.
Since making her theatrical debut in the original Canadian production of Les Miserables, she’s been signed as an artist and/or songwriter to PolyGram, EMI, Universal Music Group, Fontana North, and Hippo, and as a staff songwriter to Warner Chappell Music Publishing in L.A.
Lands has written songs for Melissa Manchester, shared the stage with Mandy Patinkin, Colm Wilkinson, Betty Buckley, Patty Lupone, toured Canada with Jann Arden and most recently (June 2019) co-starred with The Manhattan Transfer at The Winter Garden Theatre in Toronto. In 2017, Lands headlined at the prestigious Ladies Jazz Festival in Gdynia, Poland, a country that has embraced her, sending her to the top of the charts — where she happily hovered just beneath Norah Jones and Lady Gaga.
Lands has lent her voice to two Oscar winning films –Polanski’s The Pianist– with her CD Wendy Lands Sings The Music Of the Pianist (Universal Music) and The Shape Of Water– for which she was chosen and directed by Guillermo del Toro to sing the voice of Eliza.