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California native Jennifer Krupa is an active trombonist in the Washington, DC area. A member of the United States Navy Band Commodores Jazz Ensemble since 2004, Jen also performs regularly with the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra; Sherrie Maricle & The DIVA Jazz Orchestra; and her own group, JLQ, with saxophonist Leigh Pilzer. Jen has performed with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, David Berger’s Sultans of Swing, the Wycliffe Gordon Quintet/Sextet, Joe Lovano, Branford Marsalis, Nancy Wilson, Johnny Mandel, Chris Potter, Bill Watrous, Christian McBride, Eddie Daniels, Arturo Sandoval and numerous others
Label: Self Produced
Track listing: Jump Children; Annie Laurie; In a Persian Market; Jumpin’ Punkins; Edna; Tootsie’s Rag; I Want a Roof (Over My Head); Dusk; Lullaby in Rhythm; 11:60 P.M.; Down for Double; Chloe; Shipyard Ramble; She’s Crazy with the Heat; Stompin’ at the Savoy.
The Scott Silbert Big Band: Jump Children
by Jack Bowers
The best music, in jazz or any other genre, is and should be timeless. To prove the point, the Scott Silbert Big Band celebrates the songs of a bygone era on its debut album, Jump Children, refreshing a number of memorable themes from the '30s, '40s and '50s and underscoring their relevance in an ultra-modern twenty-first ...
Leigh Pilzer: Strunkin'
by Jerome Wilson
Leigh Pilzer is a baritone saxophonist from the Washington, DC area who has made a busy career for herself teaching, playing in various small groups and holding down the baritone chair in the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, the DIVA Jazz Orchestra and the Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra. On this, her first CD as a leader, she ...
Washington, D.C. Reclaims its Role as a Jazz Destination
by Paula Phillips
Oxygen for the Ears: Living Jazz Oxygen for the Ears is a 2012 award-winning documentary film depicting the vibrancy of the jazz scene in the nation's capital. Made in three years by German-born astrophysicist Stefan Immler, the 94-minute documentary shows the city's key role in the past, present and future of jazz and is gaining attention ...