Mary Fettig

fettigLegendary saxophonist and flutist Mary Fettig is a jazz and Latin music icon, whose resume includes gigs with Stan Kenton – she was the first woman to tour with his band – Tito Puente, Flora Purim and Airto, Marian McPartland, Joe Henderson,  as well as the San Francisco Symphony, the pit orchestra for “Phantom of the Opera” and “Les Miz,” and on the soundtrack for “Ratatouille” and other movies, and “Sims” and “Star Wars” video games.

These days, she maintains a busy schedule teaching – both private lessons and as a member of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music faculty – recording and performing.  Her latest CD is “Brazilian Footprints”, which spent more than 20 weeks in Jazzweek’s top 50 world chart.

Fettig has been part of the Lafayette Summer Music Workshop since its very beginning, 11 years ago serving as the first curriculum director and continues as woodwind instructor.