Vi Redd

Vi Redd

When you talk about the early women pioneers of jazz no list is complete without alto sax player, Vi Redd. Redd was born in Los Angeles in the late 20’s to a famous father, Alton Redd, who was a major player in the Central Avenue¬†jazz scene¬†in L.A. She was also...
Lindsey Hundley

Lindsey Hundley

Lindsey Hundley is best known as a regular in California jazz clubs. She is a versatile and talented pianist and composer who moves easily from straight-ahead jazz to smooth jazz to Latin music. She has played with everyone from Wayne Shorter to Herbie Hancock and...
Brittany Howard

Brittany Howard

Ever since Etta James died Blues fans have been looking for the next great Blues singer to come along. She has arrived, Brittany Howard, from the group Alabama Shake. They are called a rock group but a better description is probably a country/blues group. Whatever you...
Kait Dunton

Kait Dunton

L.A. based pianist Kait Dunton has been around awhile but just in the past few years has begun to get the recognition she deserves. Jazz.com voted her one of the “10 Future Jazz Stars” in 2012 and her first CD Real and Imagined got rave reviews from...
Anat Cohen

Anat Cohen

THE CLARINET IS NO LONGER FOR SQUARES According to a recent article in the New York Times, that old school favorite, the clarinet, is back and not since the days of Benny Goodman has there been so much to do about a clarinet player. Her name is Anat Cohen, an Israeli...