Jane Boxall ~~ Marimba
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The best kept secret in music

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***killer technique and inspired musicality*** - Drum! magazine


***A quintessentially natural performer. . . Incredible presence. Her body sings with movement and pure joy. She bowled [us] over with her musicality and her extramusical capacity to communicate.***
- News Gazette, Champaign IL


A girl and her marimba. A classically trained student of the marimba (and a myriad of other percussion devices) Jane Boxall is known around these parts as the drummer for bass-drums duo Triple Whip, but here her musical/academic pursuits get to shine. Beautiful instrumental invention - Parasol Records


***the finest performing marimba player in town.***
- Buzz magazine


Discography

'Wood, Water & Land' CD EP released June 14 2007

- radio airplay on WPGU 107.1FM, and WEFT 90.1FM

- 2 tracks stream online at www.myspace.com/janeboxallmarimba

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Bio

1980- Born in Guildford, UK.
1992- Starts to play percussion while at school in Aberdeenshire.
1999- Begins BA in music at the University of York, starts to learn marimba.
2002- Starts MA in percussion performance. Also teaches percussion to students (ages 5-19) in local schools.
2003 - Performs around UK and in Europe with 'Jalapeno' percussion/piano duo.
2004 - Offered a fellowship to study for a percussion doctorate at the University of Illinois (USA) with renowned marimba soloist William Moersch.
2005 - Solo marimba tour of the UK in May takes in London, Manchester, and Sheffield.
2006 - Receives Honorable Mention award in the Krannert Center Debut Artist competition. Plays at Krannert Center twice, and on WEFT 90.1FM, and also during a wedding ceremony. Starts teaching drums and percussion at SkinsnTins Drum Shop (Champaign, Illinois).
2007 - Plays at Springer Cultural Center, Champaign and the spring Boneyard Arts Festival. Becomes a Coe Percussion endorsee and is featured in Drum! Magazine.