It should come as no surprise to fans of Jamila Woods that the up-and-coming R&B singer grew up listening to Stevie Wonder. Both artists explore big ideas through intricate arrangements and soul searching lyrics. Listen as Jamila Woods tells us how Stevie Wonder’s “Heaven is 10 Zillion Light Years Away” affected her deeply as a child, and how it has inspired her own songwriting.
Jamila Woods is coming to Hogg Auditorium in Austin Texas on July 14th to play a show with Sarah Jaffe as part of KUTX’s 5th Birthday Concert Series. Buy tickets here! Enter code BOGO at checkout out for a buy one get one free ticket deal.
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