Laura Nyro.Moving to the West Coast in the latter 80's introduced Trish to KJAZ" which was at the time, the premier San Francisco Jazz station. Listening to jazz was extraordinarily challenging and very compelling and the most musically inspiring to date. Her brother, began making audio cassettes for her of compilations of the history of jazz, which included many instrumental groups and vocalists.
Trish tuned into the local SF jazz scene and she began attending
Trish took beginning piano and jazz appreciation at Bay Area and attended Jazz Camp West, where sShe took courses at the Santa Rosa Junior College Jazz School Berkeley, CA