Podcast Summary

Jazz trumpeter Ellen Seeling talks about her career as a musician, challenges women face in the jazz world, starting a jazz camp for girls, and her crusade to get the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra to change their hiring practices.

Show Notes

  • Montclair Women’s Big Band new record
  • Recording with Leslie Ann Jones at Skywalker Sound
  • Why aren’t there any permanent women members in the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra?
  • The impact of blind auditions in American orchestras
  • Why Ellen founded Jazz Women & Girls Advocates
  • Studying jazz at Indiana University
  • Working with Laura Nyro
  • Challenges women face getting gigs in the jazz world
  • Starting a successful summer jazz camp for girls
  • Appearing on Piano Jazz with Marian McPartland
  • Resources for the history of women in jazz

Resources, Tools, Books, and Music Discussed on the Show

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