Killing The Breeze On We Got The Jazz: A Brother And Sister Podcast
We Got the Jazz (WGTJ) is a comedy podcast hosted by Ryan Ervin, and siblings Autumn and Shaun Woodland. Join the trio every week as they bring their diverse personalities and perspectives together to create an enlightening and humorous verbal jam session about society, culture, current events, and much more.
WGTJ is available on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spreaker, Google Play, Stitcher, and most other podcast listening platforms.
We Got The Jazz
Shaun was born and raised in Baltimore Maryland. Early on in life he gained the ability to traverse different worlds. Growing up in one of West Baltimore’s roughest neighborhoods, yet attending Gilman School, one of Maryland’s most prestigious preparatory academies for 12 years. This rare set of circumstances gave him a unique perspective on life and the world. Shaun grew up and avid comedy fan, often sneaking off the with his mothers comedy tapes, listening to the likes of Eddie Murphy and Robin Williams for hours. He always had a subconscious desire to act, but a career in the arts didn’t seem tangible, so he focused more on sports and academics. Shaun excelled in football, basketball and track & field at Gilman, going on to run track in college.
It wasn’t until attending New York University that his interest in the Arts came to the surface. Shaun became friends with several acting students who encouraged him to pursue his dream. He began participating in student films and started the formidable task of honing his craft. After graduating, Shaun returned to Baltimore, where he landed a recurring role on HBO’s critically acclaimed series The Wire.
Shaun became a traveling member of Wombwork Production’s Nu World Art Ensemble, and has since been training and working up and down the East Coast. He has booked roles in numerous national commercials, film and television; landing roles on The Firm (NBC), American Experience (PBS), America’s Most Wanted, and most recently Golden Boy (CBS). Shaun is currently playing the lead role of Sampson in Synesthetic Films’ Debt To Society. Sampson is an ex-convict trying to make good on his shot at redemption. Shaun is able to draw from his life experiences to bring depth to the role. He currently coaches high school football while continuing to embrace the challenge of mastering his craft and bringing his childhood dream to life.
A native of Sewickley, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Pittsburgh, and a proud graduate of Florida A&M University, Autumn Woodland obtained her Juris Doctorate degree from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, at Hofstra University, located in Hempstead, New York.
While in law school, Autumn knew her career path would be unique in comparison with her classmates. Currently, she works as a Compliance Analyst in Baltimore, Maryland.
In addition to pursuing her goals as a compliance professional, Autumn is a burgeoning artist. In 2009, she began working as a voice over talent, and has voiced projects for entities such as UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center), Pandora Internet Radio, Maya Angelou Public Charter Schools, and multiple small businesses.
Autumn has developed a deep appreciation for independent media. As such, she launched the We Got the Jazz podcast in Summer 2016. Hosted by Autumn and Ryan Ervin, We Got the Jazz is is an enlightening and entertaining verbal jam session about society, culture, and whatever else comes up in conversation. The podcast is in conjunction with her blog, INFJazz. INFJazz focuses on Autumn’s insight and experiences as an empathic, highly sensitive introvert.