Maria Quintanilla

Maria Quintanilla is a gifted and dedicated vocalist. She possesses excellent musical skills, has a great ear, and communicates in a very intimate and direct way with her audience. She is a complete musician. Keep your eye on her and an ear to the rail. - Todd Coolman, Grammy-Award winning bassist

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Maria Quintanilla with Purchase Jazz Orchestra

  • Recital Hall SUNY Purchase Purchase, New York (map)

The Purchase Jazz Orchestra is a 17-piece big band that performs jazz from every era. From staples like Ellington and Basie, to more modern works by today’s leading composers and arrangers like McNeely, Clayton, Abene, and Schneider, the PJO swings with Ella Fitzgerald scholar and vocalist Maria Quintanilla. Grammy Award-winning jazz bassist Todd Coolman, and legendary trumpeter Jon Faddis direct the group.