Caffè Musica proudly presents Instrumental Ladies of Jazz, Friday, June 15th, 2017, 7:00 - 9:00pm, $10.00 cover: This event showcases some of the finest female jazz instrumentalists in the Seattle area. Join us in welcoming host, pianist and composer Ann Reynolds with special guest, Kate Olsen (sax).
Kate Olson is an improvising saxophonist and music educator based in Seattle, WA. She can be heard performing with her own projects KO SOLO and KO ELECTRIC, and as a collaborator with Syrinx Effect, Ask the Ages, and the Seattle Rock Orchestra, the Royal Room Collective Music Ensemble and Electric Circus, the Seattle Jazz Composer’s Ensemble. Kate has a BA in Music (Jazz emphasis) from the University of Wyoming and an MM in Improvisation from the University of Michigan.
Ann Reynolds is a composer and piano player. She has played in NW Jazz community since mid 1990s, but is perhaps best known for her Cuban music. In 2014 she released a CD, Para Cuba Con Amor, of her own Cuban music compositions, covering a wide set of genres. She has also played in jazz big bands (SWOJO) for many years and teaches private piano lessons.