Discovered an interesting female musician today, Biggi Vinkeloe.
Saxophonist Biggi Vinkeloe says she loves wind instruments as they are like an extension of the self
Biggi Vinkeloe, one of the few lady-saxophonists of her generation, has stuck to Jazz in global band collaborations and multi-cultural troupes for several decades. She is a well-acknowledged musician, composer, improviser and an educationist….. read complete article here.
Biggi Vinkeloe’s latest recording The Harold Trio. This trio consists of Big Vinkeloe on sax/flute, Amy K Bormet on piano/vocals, and Tina Raymond, drums. As Biggi explains in the article, both musicians on the cd with her are widely acclaimed and work for gender equality. Amy is the founder of the festival, Women in Jazz Washington. Tina is responsible for the music department at one of Los Angeles Community Colleges.