Wendy's Biography

Living, breathing, singing and sharing music through songwriting and vocal performance is joy personified.– Wendy McIntyre

WHERE IT ALL BEGAN …

North Carolina-born, DMV-raised, Wendy McIntyre has loved R&B music since she was first introduced to classic, turned-favorite artists like LTD, Donny Hathaway, Whitney Houston, Faith Evans to name a few. Lush orchestration, beautiful melodies, soul captured and poured out through heartfelt lyrics – that’s was R&B music is and will forever remain. A self-appointed R&B ambassador, Wendy’s goal is to share her music to build a new generation of R&B lovers and to elevate the genre through excellence in vocal and live performance, unique show experiences and the highest quality music production. 

SOUND STORY…

As a singer who has performed various genres of music including R&B, gospel and jazz, the Wendy McIntyre sound is true R&B music – soulful riffs, thoughtful chord progressions, warm baselines, authentic delivery of real life lyrics with a splash of jazz for good measure. “I sound like the life I’m living, the love I was raised on, the love I’m seeking, and the woman I’m evolving into daily.”

BACKLINE…

Wendy McIntyre discovered her voice listening to WHUR’s ‘Quiet Storm” radio show as a young lady. Albeit songs that were “too grown up” for someone so young – the music sparked her interest in music and made her sing along. Ultimately, she used an old recorder to playback her voice singing along to the songs of her favorite artists. Wendy entered a school talent show, joined a choir and has been singing ever since.

THE MUSIC…

Collaborations with Grammy-nominated producer James McKinney, DeAndre Shaifer standout-musician and music director (Capital Jazz Cruise) helped to cultivate the smooth, soulful Wendy McIntyre sound present on the debut EP – The.Anthem. The.Anthemfluently conveys the artistry of a woman, through an introspective collection of R&B songs, set against a backdrop of thought-provoking lyrics and lush orchestration. More than an artist introduction to the public, The.Anthemis the soundtrack of Wendy McIntyre’s life and times.

Wendy McIntyre has performed throughout the Mid-Atlantic region at venues and festivals such as AFRAMFest, Northeast Jazz & Wine Festival, SIP Lounge (New York City, NY) and DMV landmarks such as Blues Alley, Twinz Jazz, Teavolve, Ben’s Next Door, Artscape, the Columbia Lakefront Concert Series and the Old Post Office Pavilion. Her music has been featured on national radio outlets such Sirius Radio’s ‘Heart & Soul’, and regional outlets including WMNX FM (Wilmington, NC), and WERW FM (Syracuse, NY). Most recently, she performed on WUSA-9’s (Washington, D.C.) Great Day Washington. 

Wendy’s new single “How I Feel” will be released in May 2019.