Faith Quashie

About Me

With West Indian roots and a Brooklyn, NY upbringing, jazz vocalist and two-time Downbeat Magazine award winning artist, Faith Quashie is a recent graduate of Western Michigan University’s eclectic vocal jazz program under the direction of Greg Jasperse. Whilst earning her Bachelor's in Music under the illustrious Prof. Jasperse, her musical growth has been formed by many other esteemed jazz musicians and educators - (Grammy Nominated) the New York Voices, säje, Carla Cook, Roxy Coss, Tahira Clayton, Allegra Levy, John Hebert, Keith Hall, Amanda Taylor, Matthew Fries, Dr. Andrew Rathbun, Erin Bentlage, May Erlewine, Sara Gazarek, Johnaye Kendrick and many more! She is currently studying under recent mentor Dr. Trineice Robinson who is the current jazz voice instructor at Princeton University through the WIJO mentor program. Regarding her evolving BGV career, she can be found on recordings with Grammy-Nominated Joe Dart and Theo Katzman as well as including touring with May Erlewine for her 2019 CD Release Tour “Second-Sight” as well as a full touring season with WMU Gold Company in 2022.