3820 Pine Terrace Blvd., Apt 3, Kalamazoo, MI 49006
Lushh is a non-genre specific band made up of students in Western Michigan University’s Jazz Studies Program. Lushh’s influences draw upon the likes of Kneebody, Thundercat, Hiatus Kaiyote, Snarky Puppy, Donny McCaslin, Kendrick Lamar, and more.
Lushh frequently performs in and around the greater Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, and Ann Arbor. In addition to performing, Lushh teaches masterclasses at local Michigan high schools. The band has recorded at Overneath Creative Collective as well as Western Michigan University’s Western Sounds Studios. Lushh is currently working on recording a live album at Overneath Creative Collective, collaborating with painters, sound, and light engineers which is supported by the Kalamazoo Artistic Development Initiative, a program of the Arts Coucil of Greater Kalamazoo.
Lushh has also been named the Best Group in Downbeat’s 2017 Blues/Pop/Rock category. Our guitar player, Andrew Saliba, won the 2016 Downbeat Student Award for Best Blues/Pop/Rock Soloist on our recording of Great Fairy’s Fountain Theme.