Jazz. Hip Hop. Electronic music. Normally you might expect a grouping of music this eclectic to come from inside a thirty something hipster’s iPod. On any other day, you would be right, but 17-year old Owen Ragland will prove you very wrong. Blending elements of music that, like oil paints, already mix well - Ragland crafts a piece of art like a master. Ragland is a prodigy. He’s been playing piano from the age of 3 and writing music since around the age of 5. Now in his teens, Ragland is making waves in the St. Louis music scene playing Loufest last year with rapper Mvstermind as well as releasing his debut album Soul Searcher. Ragland now delves deeper into his Jazz influence becoming a 2018 Kranzberg Music Artist-in-Residence. This success has meant the creation of the Owen Ragland Quintet, a group of highly skilled young musicians playing a wide range of jazz music.