* Trombonist * Composer * Arranger * Music Educator *
Jeanne Geiger, a California Bay Area native, is proud to be a member of the greater music scene for over 20 years. She completed a B.A. in music performance (2002) and M.A. in music composition (2007) from California State University, East Bay. She has performed with numerous groups including: Sheila E, Tommy Igoe Groove Conspiracy, Deltron 3030, Lyrics Born, Green Day, Ozomatli, Joan Osborne, 10,000 Maniacs, Tony! Toni! Tone!, Gladys Knight, The Coup, The Dells, Roy Ayers, The O’Jays, KSDS Jazz 88.3 Orchestra, Jazz Mafia, Dave Eshelman’s Jazz Garden Big Band, Ray Brown Great Big Band, Dave Brubeck Big Band, Maza Cote, Michael Feinstein Jazz Orchestra, Johnny Mathis Orchestra, JSoul, Brass Mafia, The Uptones, Dynamic, among many others. She has also toured and/or recorded with the groups: Birdland All-Stars, Tommy Igoe Groove Conspiracy, Sheila E, Deltron 3030, and more.
Her compositions have been recorded and performed by schools such as CSU Fresno, Diablo Valley College, Los Medanos College, Adam’s Middle School, and CSU East Bay. She has played for many different theatrical works including SHN’s Broadway productions of Anything Goes, A Chorus Line, Annie, White Christmas, as well as numerous Broadway productions for over 10 years with the Contra Costa Musical Theater Company.
Recent composing/arranging projects have included: Joan Osborne’s Soul Revue at Stern Grove, Tommy Igoe Groove Conspiracy: The Music of Steely Dan, Deltron 3030 Live Orchestra, Roy Ayers with the Jazz Mafia Symphony, Jazz Mafia Symphony (Emperor Norton Suite), Lyrics Born (Tribute to Curtis Mayfield & James Brown), Heartical Roots, Fay Carol with Adams Middle School, Zoe Presley with the Bay Area Composers Big Band.
Other studio work has included Sekai No Owari produced by Dan the Automator, The New Broadway Cast Recording of A Chorus Line, Tiger Club, Rupa and the April Fishes, Anais Croze’s The Love Album produced by Dan the Automator, U-Roy, The Influents, and Pinhead Gunpowder.
She recently was an instructor of Jazz Trombone at CSU East Bay. Other recent educational work has included Lafayette Summer Music Jazz Workshop, Monterey Jazz Festival Summer Camp, University of Wisconsin Summer Music Clinic, Heritage High School, Palm Desert Charter Middle School, and Solano County Honor Jazz Band.
She is currently working on a brand new original music project Teeny Tiger.
Jeanne now plays Michael Rath Trombones exclusively.