“Anna Webber is a rare musician that can comfortably combine intellectual curiosity with pure emotion. Each time I've performed with her, a completely new sound was revealed. She is confident in her path and I am always anxious of her next moves. A brilliant player.”
New York based flute and saxophone player Anna Webber is a versatile improviser holding both an open respect for the tradition of jazz and a healthy disregard for its more worn conventions. Her first album as a leader, ‘Third Floor People’ (Nowt Records, 2010), is an adventurous release featuring two bassless quartets... one from Montreal, the other from New York.
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Flutist, saxist and composer Anna Webber celebrates her
new disc, Third Floor People, a whimsical yet exacting
session that's likely to strike a chord with devotees of eclectic
-Hank Shteamer, Time Out New York
Those who stand up and give the finger to the status quo must
be honored. New York saxophonist/flautist Anna Webber does
exactly that, with a recording that brags not one, but two
bass-less quartets…. Webber takes no prisoners, bayoneting
the wounded as she leaves the field of battle...
-C. Michael Bailey, All About Jazz
Willing to teach
As an educator, Webber has taught students of all ages and skill
levels privately, through music academies, and at public and
private school (PS290, Selwyn House). She is on faculty as a
woodwind, band, and theory instructor at Manhattan School of
Music’s summer camp, and has been a featured clinician for jazz
ensembles at schools both in the USA and Canada.
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