Welcome to Valerie Troutt Projects

Valerie Troutt JazzSoul Vocalist, Composer, Live Music Preservationist
“This age of American Idol and Disney-approved singers has no room for a big, brassy woman who takes no shit and can really belt one out. From Big Mama Thornton to Etta James all the way to Patti Labelle, every generation has had one but ours. It's like when Chuck D asked all those years ago, "Who stole the soul?" Thank goddess for Valerie Troutt and the Fear Of a Fat Planet Crew. During college Valerie was mentored by jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves, Troutt approaches R&B standards, house grooves, and her original socially conscious jazz and soul compositions with the verve of the missing masters.” -D. Scot Miller, S.F. Weekly. 
Valerie's Debut Album "The Sound of Peace" is now available on Itunes 

"The Sound of Peace"  
features refreshing original compositions
and soul stirring JazzSoul arrangements.
To Listen,Purchase or Download the album click Buy Album

Performances 2016
Valerie Troutt & MoonCandy Live House Ensemble Yoshi's Oakland Feb 24th, 2016 8pm
Performances 2015
SHE: Womyn in Artistry showcase with host Valerie Troutt & Audacious IAM  Qulture Collective Dec 13th, 2015 6pm
Oakland School for this Arts Choirs at the Oakland Museum Dec 4th,2015 7pm-9pm FREE
Branice McKenzie & Friends featuring Solas & Valerie at Kingston 11 Nov 12th,2015 7pm
SHE: Womyn in Artistry with host Valerie Troutt & Audacious IAM Qulture Collective, Oakland Nov 14th, 2015 7:30pm
Valerie Trout's Mooncandy Live House Ensemble Oakland Museum Nov 6th, 2015 Friday Night Lights Free 7pm-9m
Valerie & Khalil  Studio Grand Oct 18th 2015 7:30pm
Life Is Living Festival Oak,CA October 10th 2015 3pm MoonCandy
Bay Area Bold Festival Sept 26th 12:30pm Embodiment Project 
Black Eyed Pea Festival Oak,CA Sept 12th 4pm
Click HERE for more upcoming gig info.

MoonCandy Live House Ensemble


Thanks for a Sold Out Night at Yoshi's Oakland Feb 24, 2016. We hope you enjoyed yourself. Please fill free to check out our new music on CDbaby.

Artwork by Valerie Brown-Troutt www.valeriebrowntroutt.com "walk together children"

Check out Valerie's music video "The Sound of Peace" 2013

Rockwood Music Hall NYC

Oakland's Own at Summer in the Redwoods

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