Rachel Bade-McMurphy

Jazz Host

Rachel Bade-McMurphy is a musician, composer, and arts advocate spawned in the Pacific Northwest. She studied Music and Humanities at Washington State University and received her Master of Music in Jazz Pedagogy from Eastern Washington University. A passionate teacher and jazz enthusiast, she founded Imagine Jazz, a local arts organization that hosts guest artists from New York and around the globe for concerts and educational events. Her new show “Dimensions in Jazz” will explore many eras and sub-genres of jazz threading the many layers of this complex and rich art music.

Ways to Connect

Guitarist, composer Denin Koch talks with Rachel Bade-McMurphy about his recent CD release re: Manhattan Project. In this interview, they dig into the inspiration of the album and the implications of living in a society where the economy is driven by atomic production.