Louise Baranger was born in Hollywood, CA where she played with the bands of Harry James, Nelson Riddle, Bill Berry, Jack Wilson, and Ray Anthony. Her television credits include The World Music Awards, The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, Swing Time with Barry Manilow, Dallas, Falcon Crest and The Flash. Louise has appeared in music videos with Joe Cocker and Bobby Womack.
As a leader Louise’s 9 piece “little” big band has played at the Emmy Awards in Hollywood, CA, Boston’s Symphony Hall, and numerous private events. As a guest soloist she has performed with symphony orchestras and jazz bands in Germany, Japan, Argentina, Peru and throughout the U.S.
Treat yourself to a truly interactive wine tasting and jazz experience hosted by a unique husband and wife team. Throughout the evening, guests will take part in tasting a variety of wines, each celebrating an historic era of jazz from the 20th century, led by NPR’s “A Moment in Wine” host, Fred Tregaskis. During each tasting, internationally-acclaimed trumpet player Louise Baranger and her trio will perform spirited jazz sets to accompany each wine. Baranger is an accomplished and experienced instrumentalist with fire, range, and sophistication. She has performed at most major jazz festivals, on television, and for two US presidents.