Just landed a full time gig with South Puget Sound Community College. I am now officially Professor of Music and Director of Jazz Studied at SPSCC in Olympia!
Finally gigs are coming back! HNBC has been picked up for a monthly showcase at the Shanghai room in Seattle. Come join us the second Thursday of month for a night of jazz, funk fusion and more with How Now Brown Cow. 8-11pm
Just finished a Masters in Jazz Studies and Improvised Music at the University of Washington. It was life changing and its effect on my music is very noticeable! I look forward to playing with my new bands and utilizing the new things I learned!
My good friend and stellar vocalist Lavon Hardison was kind enough to include me on her latest album. Recorded with David Joyner, Osama Afifi, Jeff Busch at David Lange Studios
"The gorgeous flute of Schrandt and the cool rhythm section set up the wonderful and captivating vocals of Hardison." -Travis Rogers Jr. The Jazz Owl read more HERE
Lavon Hardison's album," Come Together". Available HERE
Just joined another project I've been wanting to do!
The Olympia Jazz Tentette A 10-piece ensemble focusing on jazz music of the mid-50's to mid-60's. Performing the works of Thlonious Monk, Charles Mingus, Horace Silver, and a mix of cool jazz, soul, hard bop, classics and new works. The Tentette features many arrangements by the wonderful Syd Potter.
Check out the calendar to find us playing soon!