Last semester was the first time I ever performed music written by Gunther Schuller. As part of New England Conservatory’s Jazz50 Celebration, the NEC Philharmonia and NEC Jazz Orchestra combined forces to produce the third performance of Gunther’s tour-de-force Encounters (2003). The piece was originally written to commemorate the centennial anniversary of Jordan Hall, NEC’s […]
I love jazz standards. I especially love finding great tunes that have somehow escaped the common repertoire (though tunes do cycle in and out of popularity). To celebrate my first gig as a bandleader in Boston, I thought it would be fun to profile one such tune that we will be performing tonight entitled “I […]
I am so honored to have been selected as an International Alliance for Women in Music Search for New Music contest winner! My original composition “Survivor’s Suite” was chosen for the 2019 Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble Prize. Watch the premier of “Survivor’s Suite” from April 11, 2019 Now here’s the part people don’t usually talk […]
I had an incredible time at my recital last week! The program consisted on two original compositions and four arrangements (my own versions of songs written by someone else). You can listen to the recital on my SoundCloud playlist and check out some photos.
It was an honor to organize the first Tribute to Women in Jazz Concert on behalf of Women in Jazz Collective! It was a wonderful celebration of the ingenuity of women performers and composers at Berklee. The full concert can be viewed here. (My band starts around 46:35.) Photos by Gaia Wilmer
I am excited to share my latest recording “Ishkabibble.” I always enjoy writing tunes for the people close to me, and this one is for my papa. I am so thankful for my wonderful musician and engineer friends for bringing my music to life. Hope you enjoy!
It was great to have my original composition “Vulnerable Beauty” in the Best of Jazz Composition Concert this semester! It starts around 16:15. Enjoy!
I was honored to have my arrangement of Duke Ellington’s “I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart” performed at the Chord Scale Madness Concert tonight! It starts at 5:00.
I had an incredible time playing in my first recital at Berklee!
It was a great honor to have my original composition “Keep Steppin” performed at the Best of Jazz Composition Concert! The whole concert can be viewed below. My segment begins around the 4:10 mark.