Jazz & Blues
FRI, MAR 20, 2020

blackbox @ the edye: Jennifer Leitham (Suspended)

The Broad Stage - The Edye

About

This performance has been suspended. Please click here for more information.


Welcome to the hottest club in town! Following a sold-out inaugural season, blackbox @ the edye is back with an all new lineup of under the radar jazz & blues artists. The Reverend Shawn Amos and the house band will perform at select blackbox @ the edye shows. 


About the Artist

Considered by many to be one of the finest bassists in the world, Jennifer Leitham has been a career Jazz musician for over 45 years. She is known for playing with many music world masters, including Mel Tormé, Peggy Lee, George Shearing, Doc Severinsen, Woody Herman, Benny Carter, Louis Bellson, Take 6 and k.d. lang, along with countless other greats in many genres. Her bass lines have graced numerous movies and TV shows. Currently Jennifer leads her trio and plays in clubs and concerts around the world.

How Jennifer Leitham Overcame Transphobia in the Jazz Community, with LA Weekly

Jennifer Leitham was named one of LA Weekly’s 50 Most Interesting People of 2016 for her journey in music and in combatting transphobia in the LA jazz scene. Read more here.

Jennifer Leitham Opens Up About Her Transition And How it Affected Her Bass Playing

World renowned bassist Jennifer Leitham talks about how her transition affected her ability to play the jazz bass, homophobia in the jazz community and more with Berkshire on Stage in this candid interview. Read the article here.


Jazz & Blues at The Broad Stage made possible by a generous gift from Richard & Lisa Kendall. 

blackbox @ the edye at The Broad Stage is made possible by a generous gift from Ann Petersen and Leslie Pam.  

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