Born in Phoenix in 1972 and relocated to New York since 1994, pianist
debuted in a quartet with Tony
Malaby (tenor sax), Michel Formanek (bass) and Tom Rainey (drums):
Mirror Me (june
Having lost Formanek, the trio performed the improvisations
collected on the two
volumes of Alive In Brooklyn (september 2003).
became a quintet on Life Between (december
2007), thanks to Marc Ducret (electric guitar) and Drew Gress
A Little House (april 2010) is a solo
album on which she plays piano and toy
Wires And Moss (april 2010) was for
quintet with Marc Ducret (guitar), Tony
Malaby (tenor sax), Drew Gress (double bass) an Tom Rainey (drums).
collaboration with trumpetist Wadada Leo Smith.
Dias De Sol was
a duet with Omar Tamez (guitar,
kalimba and harmonic), including
the 11-minute Carion Y Amenecer.
The duo formed
the Kaheri Quartet (Ratzo Harris on acoustic bass and Satoshi Takeishi on percussion) that debuted on
Recuerdos De Monk,
Floresta (premiered in february 2015) is a duo project with
Omar Tamez (guitars, mbira, kora, harmonica, percussion, jaw-harp, electronics).
Angelica Sanchez (piano), Ralph Alessi (trumpet) and Devin Gray (drums)
recorded five pieces composed by the drummer on
Melt All The Guns (october 2019).
Sparkle Beings (december 2021)
features the rhythm section of Billy Hart (drums) and Michael Formanek (acoustic bass).
The line-up on
Nighttime Creatures (august 2021) was:
Michael Attias (alto sax), Ben Goldberg (contralto clarinet), John Hebert (bass), Thomas Heberer (quarter-tone trumpet), Sam Ospovat (drums), Chris Speed (tenor sax and clarinet), Omar Tamez (guitar) and Kenny Warren (cornet).