Emily Steinwall has set the musical bar high, both for herself and for her peers. She’s a wonderful example of a talented young musician who has great depth, maturity and integrity.
— Nancy Walker
Photo by Brendan Mariani

Emily Steinwall in an emerging tenor saxophone player, flautist and bandleader in Toronto’s jazz scene. Being heavily influenced by John Coltrane, Dexter Gordon and Lester Young, she has a deep respect and connection to jazz history while still maintaining a fresh approach to improvising and composing. Emily performs frequently in Toronto as a leader with her group Bloom, and as a side-musician with various groups including: the Virginia Macdonald Group, Mason Victoria’s Sonuskapos Jazz Orchestra, Tom Upjohn’s We Are All, The Anthology Project and the Funny Funk Band. Emily is currently in her final year of Humber College’s Bachelor of Music program.