WIJSF International President Biggi Vinkeloe (sax, flute) will perform with The Howard Trio with Amy Bormet (p) and Tina Raymond (d) at the 9th annual Washington Women in Jazz Festival on March 31, 2019, that features a Young Artist Showcase, business panels/discussions, jam sessions, and a diverse series of concerts celebrating women in jazz. Created by Amy Bormet in 2011, Washington Women in Jazz hosts an annual festival (WWJF) each March to celebrate the women of the DC jazz community.
Amy Reed is a visual artist and composer living in Sacramento, CA. She is the founder of Ma, a series that supports creative work by women at Gold Lion Arts, a performance/education space she co-creates with Ross Hammond. She studied extensively with Sarah Flohr. She allows her painting practice and her composing practice to inform her extensive research into performance, video, sound, improvisation, and listening. Recent work: Solo electric guitar, Ione’s 20th Annual Dream Festival; virtual Artists-in-Residence dream duo with ecologist Dr. Leo Polansky, large ensemble work with Phillip Greenlief, and an active duo with Ross Hammond performing original and traditional material.