MACKENZIE LEIGHTON QUARTET

Thursday, July 11, 2024

MACKENZIE LEIGHTON QUARTET Cover

Mackenzie Leighton is a bassist and composer from San Diego, CA. He has performed with jazz legends such as Pat Metheny, Donald Brown, and Geoffrey Keezer, and works regularly with Southern California jazz heroes Peter Sprague, Gilbert Castellanos, and Kamau Kenyatta. He has two albums as a leader ‘I Remember’ and ‘MLTRIO”, and his compositions have been featured on recordings by San Diego State University and themattsmithneujazz trio. He is a lecturer at CSU San Marcos where he directs the Jazz Ensemble and is studio faculty at a number of colleges in the San Diego and Orange county area. He holds a Masters in Music from San Diego State University.