Jazz Professor Jane Ira Bloom Releases Wingwalker
Jane Ira Bloom, a professor at The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, has released Wingwalker, her 15th album, which has received rapturous reviews. Allaboutjazz.com praised the disc’s positive energy and inspired ensemble connections, and named it one of the best recordings to surface at the dawn of 2011.,
Bloom, who plays the soprano saxophone, has been a leading name in contemporary jazz for nearly three decades. A recipient of Guggenheim, National Endowment for the Arts, Rockefeller, Pew, and Ford Foundation fellowships, Bloom has performed in top venues from New York to Brazil.