LA Wood, winner of the Malibu Music Award in 2013, is back in New England bringing her mix of Tropical Grooves and Smooth Jazz to Pizza Palooza in Wilmington on Friday beginning at 7 p.m.

LA's music is a blend of musical influences, such as Jimmy Buffett, Carlos Jobim, Bob Marley, The Beatles, Stevie Wonder, Melissa Etheridge, Diana Krall, Faith Hill, Miami Sound Machine and other Classic Rock Legends that contribute to her heartfelt original latin jazzy tunes. In addition to the Malibu Music Award for Best Female Pop Singer in 2013, she was chosen as an Acoustic Underground Finalist in Boston, and she has made cameo performances with the likes of Ritchie Havens, June Millington and Leah Kunkel, Mama Cass's sister.

LA Wood will be performing her musical mix of tropical sounds and smooth jazz that is sure to take you straight to the dance floor at Pizza Palooza on South Main St., Wilmington on Friday.