The young pianist, songwriter and bandleader Alyssa Murray is another noteworthy alumnus of Bobby Watson’s Jazz Studies program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She and her band, The AM Trio, have a stated mission of "combining jazz with the narrative elements of contemporary folk."
This week’s edition of Local Listen features “In the Evening,” a track from The AM Trio’s new EP “As of Now.”
The AM Trio will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, July 3, at Take Five Coffee + Bar. The Blue Room will host the ensemble at 7 p.m. Monday, July 6.