Jazz Play-alongs for the Modern Musician


Featuring a roster of some of the best jazz musicians around, every Woodshedr session is recorded live so the artists can play true to the spontaneous nature of this music.

Aaron Allen


Aaron Allen is an acoustic bassist and composer from Austin, Texas. He has performed extensively in the central Texas area as a sideman and leader. He has also performed at the 55 Bar in New York City, the One World Theatre in Austin, and on PBS. (full bio)

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Andy Beaudoin


Andy Beaudoin holds a Master’s Degree in Jazz Studies from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston and a Bachelor’s Degree in classical percussion from the University of Texas at Austin. He currently resides in Austin, TX where he performs, records, and teaches both privately and at Concordia University. (full bio)

Rich Harney


Rich Harney has been illuminating the Austin jazz scene as one of its brightest stars for the last decade. His remarkable talents as pianist, composer, and vocalist have gained him acclaim from the Austin American-Statesman as “one of Austin’s most valuable musical resources.” (full bio)

Andre Hayward


Andre Hayward is an extremely gifted trombonist with the sound and clarity reminiscent of the late J.J. Johnson. His gospel-tinged approach is refreshing and will warm the hearts of anyone he comes in contact with. (full bio)

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Justin Vasquez

Alto Saxophone

Evolution and a fiercely open-minded approach to composition are the hallmarks of alto and soprano saxophonist Justin Vasquez. Performing for years as a sideman with artists like Randy Brecker, Mike Stern, Sam Rivers, Dave Liebman, Tom Harrell, Jojo Mayer and Janek Gwizdala before embarking on his first solo project Triptych, he has honed a boundary defying style as fluid and organic as it is impressive. (full bio)