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Primary Instrument: Bass

Born and raised in New York City, Miriam Sullivan was exposed to music by her parents. Their great taste and variety in music largely influenced her early on in life. At the age of twelve she had her first formal instruction in music, studying classical guitar with Jim Bartow at the Harlem School of the Arts. She became a regular face in just about all of the studios there, including dance, drama, visual art, percussion, piano and chorus. Shortly after, Miriam was accepted into the Fiorello Laguardia School of Music and Performing Arts, where she switched from guitar to play cello in the orchestra, ultimately switching to the bass. With the guidance of her fellow peers, band direct and educator Justin Diccioccio, she began playing in the school jazz band. This experience and the help of bass teacher Linda Mc Night and guitarist Rodney Jones, propelled her into the future where she would attend and four years later receive a Bachelor’s Degree in Music from the Manhattan School of Music Conservatory. Miriam also attended the Jazz Mobile Workshops in Harlem every Saturday where she studied with the great bassist and mentor Lisle Atkinson and the soulful Charles Davis. She attended pianist Barry Harris’ workshops on a weekly basis and was even awarded a scholarship fund to attend Jazz in July program in Saratoga NY from the late great Milt Hinton....
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