Behind the Music of Leah Harman
Leah Harman is a tenor saxophonist from Edmonton Alberta, specializing in modern jazz saxophone. Harman is a learned instrumentalist and interpreter, having studied a number of years with renowned Toronto saxophonists Mark Promane, Michael Stuart, and Juno award winning saxophonist Jeremiah McDade. Harman’s sound incorporates everything from hard bop a la Hank Mobley, to open pentatonic textures a la Oded Tzur. Harman is a frequent performer of a number of Edmonton venues and festivals (including the Yardbird suite, Kaleido festival, Edmonton Jazz Festival, the Carrot, Cafe Blackbird, and more), leading her quartet, duo projects, and playing as side-person to other top musicians. Currently Harman teaches privately and gigs professionally around Edmonton.