The Jazz Session #547: Chloe Rowlands

Trumpeter Chloe Rowlands is part of The Westerlies, a brass quartet whose most recent album is a collaboration with Theo Bleckmann called This Land. In this interview, Rowlands talks about the formation of The Westerlies and how she joined; the origin of the new album; her experience coming out as a trans woman in the jazz world; and much more. Learn more at https://www.westerliesmusic.com/.

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Author: Nicky Schrire