- CREATIVE CONVERSATION with Ashli St. Armant of Jazzy Ash
CREATIVE CONVERSATION with Ashli St. Armant of Jazzy Ash
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DMPA's Education Manager Karoline Myers talks with musician, educator, playwright and author, Ashli St. Armant of Jazzy Ash and the Leaping Lizards, one of our beloved Family Series artists.
St. Armant performed on the Civic Center stage as part of the 2019 Wellmark Family Series. Her songs inspire families to have fun while exploring the music of New Orleans as part of the American Folk heritage.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Ashli St. Armant is a celebrated vocalist, writer, arts educator, and founder of Leaping Lizards Music, a music and theater education program for students, preschool through twelfth grade.
She tours the United States with her band, Jazzy Ash and the Leaping Lizards, performing jazz for young audiences. Together they have performed at numerous venues including Lincoln Center and Sprout Network (NBC), produced four albums, and have been featured by NPR and LA Times.
Her first full-length audiobook, Viva Durant and the Secret of the Silver Buttons, has over 8,000 reviews and sets the path for her new venture into children’s literature.
Additionally, Jazzy Ash continues to focus on education, regularly teaching performing arts to children and educators. Most recently, Jazzy Ash has hosted workshops for National HeadStart, NAEYC, and MaxFunCon.
She has 17 years of experience in education and 21 years experience in performing arts. She attended the highly acclaimed Orange County High School of the Arts. She is a professionally trained singer and actor and holds a degree in child development from Saddleback College. She is raising her two sons, Ellington and Lincoln, in sunny Southern California.
"To have been given the chance to work with a professional choreographer and music director! Wow!"
- Ridg, Waukee High School