Sounds of A&R, also known as S.O.A.R., is an acclaimed jazz duo composed of vocalist April May Webb and trumpeter Randall Haywood. They were honored with the title of “Best Jazz Group” at The 2019 NYC Reader’s Jazz Awards. In 2022, S.O.A.R. was chosen as one of ten ensembles to represent the United States as U.S. Cultural Ambassadors for the American Music Abroad 2022 & 2023 international tour. Since 2017, they have been touring and collaborating with the renowned jazz drummer Thelonious Sphere Monk III, also known as T.S. Monk. Their third studio album, “Questions Left Unanswered,” was released in 2021, reaching #12 on The National Jazz Week Charts and making it to Jazz Week’s Top 50 Jazz Albums of the year.