Monnette Sudler

People’s Light debut. Grammy nominated, jazz guitarist, composer, vocalist and recording artist. Founder and artistic director of the Philadelphia Guitar Summit going into its 8th year in March 2018. Performed with jazz greats such as Hugh Masakela and the late Grover Washington Jr. Recipient of grants and awards from Leeway Foundation, Philadelphia Composers Forum, the Kimmel Center, the Clef Club Jazz Award for Guitar 2012 & 2013, and the Senator Hughes Jazz Legacy Award 2016. She has recorded for Steeplechase Records, Discograph, Hardly Records, and is executive producer for MSM Records; Live from Japan soon to be released. She published an improvisational guide/workbook called Motif Mojo. Training: Received her degree from Temple University’s Esther Boyer College of Music.