Stan Getz’s 1952 rendition of “Body and Soul” set her on her career path. Educated herself with albums, traveled for hours to take four lessons a week. Was playing professionally at age 16.
Meilana McLean Gillard is a young tenor saxophonist and composer residing in Brooklyn, New York. She enjoys creating music that is not held captive by any particular genre or label.
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