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Rachel Bade-McMurphy is an award-winning vocalist, saxophonist and composer. Spawned in rural the Inland Northwest, she received her bachelor’s degree in music from Washington State university and masters degree from Eastern Washington University in Jazz studies . She has released two CDs of all-original music which have received international airplay and has written background music for Emmy-nominated promotional spots for KHQ-Q6 of Spokane. She is a woodwind specialist in the Mead school district, maintains a private music studio and is on staff at Holy Names Music Center where she runs the legacy jazz program designing classes, festivals, camps and workshops. In addition to teaching and performing, Rachel is an advocate for Jazz and the local music scene. She is the founder of the non-profit organization Imagine Jazz, a 2019 and 2020 recipient of Spokane Art Grant Award for the purpose of providing Spokane concerts, educational events and jam sessions to enrich the community. She also works for Spokane Public Radio hosting the “Afternoon in Jazz” on Friday afternoons.
Rachel Bade-McMurphy is available for lesson in:
***Rachel Teaches on the South Hill and Emerson-Garfield area , as well as online (Zoom).
Brendan McMurphy received his BA from Washington State University in Trumpet Performance and MA from Washington State University in Jazz Studies. He performs on both drums and trumpet in many small and large groups throughout the Inland Northwest. His composition "Somewhere, Someplace" was featured in JAZZIZ magazine in 2009. He is on faculty at Spokane Falls Community College and Whitworth University.
Brendan McMurphy is available in:
-Jazz Drum Set
***Brendan teaches in the Emerson-Garfield area or online (Zoom).
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