Katie Thiroux

A student of voice as well as the double bass since her pre-teenage years, Los Angeles native Katie Thiroux was gigging regularly while still in high school. She received the Phil Ramone Presidential Scholarship to the Berklee College of Music, where she worked with Branford Marsalis, Greg Osby, Billy Taylor and Terri Lyne Carrington, among others. Thiroux went on to earn her master’s degree in jazz studies from California State University, Long Beach in 2012. She has performed at jazz festivals in the United States, Mexico, Germany, Finland, Serbia and Singapore, and can be heard regularly with several groups, including her own quartet, the Larry Fuller Trio and the Mikan Zlatkovich Trio.