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Jazzy Ash & the Leaping Lizards

About this Artist

Ashli St. Armant is a celebrated vocalist, writer, arts educator, and founder of Leaping Lizards Music, a music and theater education program for students, preschool through twelfth grade. 

She tours the United States with her band, Jazzy Ash and the Leaping Lizards, performing jazz for young audiences. Together they have performed at numerous venues including Lincoln Center and Sprout Network (NBC),  produced six albums, and have been featured by NPR and LA Times.

Her first full-length audiobook, Viva Durant and the Secret of the Silver Buttons,  has over 10,000 reviews ​and sets the path for her new venture into children’s literature. Sequel out NOW! ​​​

Additionally, Jazzy Ash continues to focus on education, regularly teaching performing arts to children and educators. Most recently, Jazzy Ash has hosted workshops for The ELCA, NAEYC, and MaxFunCon.

She has 17 years of experience in education and 21 years’ experience in performing arts. She attended the highly acclaimed Orange County High School of the Arts. She is a professionally trained singer and actor and holds a degree in child development from Saddleback College. She is raising her two sons, Ellington, and Lincoln, with her wife, Pam, in sunny Southern California.