35 best Canadian jazz artists under 35 | CBC Music
Ashley Summers, bass
From Vancouver; currently living in Chicago
Summers comes from an incredibly musical family. Her brother is a beautiful saxophonist, living and working in Nashville, her father a well-known and beloved music teacher in B.C., and Summers is truly both – a well-respected educator who has taught and adjudicated students throughout North America, and a fascinating musician, composer and arranger with a vast range of musical influences. Her new album, True North, is absolutely gorgeous, and is surprisingly her debut as a leader.