Drummer Ryan Leppich has graduated Mountlake Terrace HS and is preparing to go off to college. However, while at MTHS, he formed a jazz quintet consisting of some of his school band mates as well as fine players from other high school jazz programs in the area. 3 of the 5 are graduating, so we […]
The subtle, lyrical guitarist plays a delightful solo rendition of “Round Midnight” and duets with host Marian McPartland in “Don’t Worry ‘Bout Me.”
The New Orleans trumpeter wasn’t thinking about Eric Garner, Michael Brown or #blacklivesmatter when he first assembled this funky new band. But then it became a way to ward off despair.
The drummer, composer and bandleader’s latest album, The Mosaic Project: Love and Soul, is part of her ongoing effort to showcase women in jazz.
The pioneering pianist, harpist, flutist and cellist has worked with Mel Tormé and Billie Holiday.