Lowell Ringel is a bassist, composer, and music educator originally from Hillsborough, North Carolina. Lowell regularly performs music in an eclectic mix of styles, including swing, classical music, R&B, Brazilian, and many more. He has shared the stage with artists such as Slide Hampton, Gretchen Parlato, Cyrille Aimee, Dave Grusin, Carmen Lundy, and Arturo Sandoval at venues throughout the East Coast. Lowell is just beginning to emerge in the national jazz landscape, receiving five 2015 and 2016 Downbeat Magazine Student awards and performing at the 2015 Monterey Jazz Festival. Recent projects include co-leading the chamber -jazz group "3 + 2" with his siblings and playing in saxophonist David Leon's #bicmnrosfulmfrenh. He is currently pursuing his Master's Degree in Jazz Pedagogy in addition to his duties as a Teaching Assistant and Henry Mancini Fellow at the University of Miami.