Annie Booth is a pianist and composer based in Denver, CO. Growing up in a musical family in Westminster, CO, she began the piano at a young age and started playing jazz in high school. She went on to study music at the collegiate level, earning a BM in jazz piano performance from the Thompson Jazz Studies Program at the University of Colorado-Boulder in 2011.
Annie is an active fixture on the Denver jazz scene both as a sideman with several projects and as a bandleader of her own (the Annie Booth Trio) She is a a recepient of an ASCAP Young Jazz Composers Award, was the recipient of the 2015 Westword "Best In Denver" Music Award in the jazz category, and is featured as part of Jazz 89.3 KUVO's "30-Under-30" series. The pianist-composer released her debut album, Wanderlust, in October 2014 on the Dazzle Recordings label - an album that features an artistic program of nine original compositions in both trio and quartet settings of which Tim Breckon at the Examiner says, "There is a story hidden in the wordless tons of Booth's compositions, with moments of triumph, loss, and sweet repose...Her choices are bold and innovative."
In addition to performing and composing, Annie is an active educator in Colorado – teaching through local non-profit organizations (The Gift of Jazz and The Colorado Conservatory For The Jazz Arts) and with a private piano studio of her own.