FRom the record company: "Born in 1971 in Boise, Idaho, Rodman earned her BA in Piano Performance and Pedagogy at Brigham Young University, and received her MA in Jazz Studies from North Texas State. She arrived in New York City in October, 1997 and she quickly found work with a number of fine musicians. She gigged with saxophonist and co-founder of The Jazz Passengers, Roy Nathanson and she played on his CD Fire at Keaton's Bar and Grill on Six Degrees Records. She also was a featured soloist on the subsequent tour, which included singers Debbie Harry and Elvis Costello. She and Debbie also worked together on the soundtrack for Pie in the Sky; the Brigid Berlin Story. In addition,she's performed with trombonist Curtis Fowlkes, Russ Johnson, the Alphabet Lounge Band and the Raymond Scott Orchestrette. She is currently musical director for a Billy Strayhorn project featuring Darius deHaas. Rodman also performs regularly at New York's Cornelia Street Café."