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Live People Ensemble

Live People Ensemble is a Moscow-based band that was founded in 2009 by Russian pianist and composer Natalya Skvortsova. They play original music that feels stylistically close to contemporary European jazz, while also incorporating influences from the band members’ personal and cultural backgrounds. The musicians use various elements of jazz and art music tradition, folk and world music, and contemporary rhythmic and harmonic-rhythmic structures to convey emotion and live energy in their music. Live People Ensemble performs both original music written by bandleader Natalya Skvortsova and the other band members, and original arrangements of popular jazz pieces

Groove Producer

Misz The Groove Producer Drummer. Keyboardist. Producer. Composer. Arranger. Lover of music and all things great. Misz The Groove Producer is a self-taught drummer. Her first formal music lesson was the piano. She has studied the trumpet, French horn and cello. Misz is a fan of Soul, Gospel, Funk, Jazz, Country and Rock. It was the original fusion sounds of great jazz players who created jazz fusion that captured the ears and heart of Misz. She was immediately inspired by those great artists. She feels that their musical styles contributed so much to how she sounds today. “That music is a special musical memory for me

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AP Project

The Arcangelo Pezzella Project is not just the name I use to register my recordings; it's my idea of jazz. It has no boundaries; it cannot be strictly confined in a style, a groove, a sound, and not labeled in any way. On the contrary, it blends a world of sounds to create new ones. That is my aim: trying to create new things from old ones, exploring idioms, rules, harmonic choices, grooves and more, and finding new ways to express what I am, feel and think. To do so, the need for incredibly talented and like-minded musicians is of the utmost importance and, luckily, I found them: Guido Foi (piano and keys), Alessandro Petricciuolo (bass), Francesco Pellegrino (drums) and featured artist Angela Addezio (vocals). "Out Of The Blue", shows the results of it: no track is the same, and yet they are linked in unexpected ways, leading the listener from a world to the next one in a smooth and smart way. In conclusion, I want to thank you for reading this and I really wish you will enjoy your musical journey with us

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Tulio Araujo

Imagine a Pandeiro, absent of drums. Strong thumbs mark the low notes, slaps plays the snare and jingles moving like a cymbal. Welcome to Tulio Araujo's world.

 Tulio is a Brazilian musician, carrying advanced degrees and experience in the fields of Percussion, Music Production and Sound Engineering. He has studied with renowned masters Ian Guest (Hungary), Santiago Reyther (Cuba), Marcos Suzano (Brazil), among others. Through his experimentation and study, he dreamt and effectively conceived a way to merge his main with the improvisation universe that Jazz provides.

 Araujo grew obsessed with metric, rhythmic modulations and polyrhythms

Fiona Ross

Fiona has become known for creating a new contemporary jazz sound, incorporating fast-paced Latin jazz, a hint of vintage jazz club and a soupçon of soul, allied to her distinctive vocal prowess, singer/pianist Fiona Ross has received stellar reviews for her three previous albums, A Twist of Blue,Just Me (And Sometimes Someone Else) and Black, White and a Little Bit of Grey – and performances at the Nells Jazz and Blues, Pizza Express, Toulouse Lautrec and the London Jazz Platform Festival. Enrolled in dance, drama and singing lessons at the age of two, then piano at six, by the age of eight, Fiona was starring in London’s West End

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Julian Graciano

Julián Graciano, learn music from the family roots, great-harpist, guitarist grandfather and his father tango bandoneon player, nucleus where takes his upbringing in a musical environment. In parallel to his schooling, his first formal knowledge incorporates hand of Professor Carlos Esteban, who guides him on solfege and music theory. Gets the scholarship BEST (Berklee Entering Student Talented) at age 19 and MEFA scholarship (Massachusetts Educational Financial Authority). Through these achievements pursuing higher studies at the famed Berklee College of Music, Boston USA where it has the ability to perform harmony and improvisation masterclass with Gary Burton, Chucho Valdez and Bob Mintzer; jazz guitar with John Scofield, Mike Stern, Pat Martino and latin jazz with Carlos Moreno (Irakere); polyrhythms and rhythmic concepts with Horacio "El black" Hernandez and Steve Smith; composition with Jim Reyes and Alf Clausen, among others. He has taught the guitar chair, musical analysis and repertoire at the Conservatory Argentino Galván and teacher of Liceo Superior del Tango in the chair "scholar tango" and "guitar in the tango" Both institutions of the National Academy of Tango. He has given seminars for the College Music Society on history and evolution of tango and the music of Eduardo Rovira. Masterclass on improvisation applied to Argentinean popular music in AADI (Argentinean Association of Musicians). For almost 20 years he teaches at particular guitar majoring in jazz and tango, traditional and contemporary harmony, counterpoint, composition techniques, arrangements and orchestration, ear training and improvisation. He has received the following awards Along with his guitar duo Graciano-Sapir, best instumental set Tango Cultural Center first prizeHonorable Mention Awards in October Notable bars Prize 2005. With singer Fabian Russo Award 2006 Notable bars with his trio contemporary tango Tango en Tres received the 2007 award Notable barsHonorary Award 2010 Cultural Fair Tango en Tres was chosen by Maestro Chucho Valdes to perform at the prestigious International Jazz Plaza Festival 2008 were declared of cultural interest by the Directorate of Cultural Affairs of Argentina. He has written several educational books Analysis Booklet Tango for the Conservatory Galván The Real Book of Tango (book titled Real jazz) divided into five volumes with about 600 pieces in total and used by many contemporary tango musicians from various parts of the world. Complete Guitar Method Tango Edited by Melos / Ricordi Argentina in 2016, exhausted the 1st edition a week of its publication. Articles about jazz improvisation to magazine VIVA LA MUSIC AMR Switzerland and several articles about Free download tango and jazz website Scribd. Transcription of all kinds of works, commissioned and personal pleasure, from solo instruments to tango orchestras. As arranger of tango, has been requested by several groups and soloists from different countries, such as Turkey, USA, England, Germany, Spain and Sweden. As a sideman he has been summoned to join the jazz band Harry Waters (son of legendary rock musician Roger Waters) playing several concerts in Buenos Aires on 2011. Along with his trio Tango en Tres grouping which combines his two great loves, tango and jazz, and where it says in exercising his passion for live performance, improvisation and composition, has participated in the International Jazz Plaza Festival, Havana Cuba, Festival de Jazz de La Paz and Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Uruguay Jazz Festival (Jazz on the street 2008), has been invited by Maestro Juan Falu in 2009 to Guitar World event. In the field of research, was asked by Mrs

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Moreira Chonguica

Mozambican jazz-saxophonist, composer, producer, academic and philanthropist, Moreira Chonguiça is feted as one of the finest exponents of innovative and original jazz from Africa. As an independent artist with seven award-winning, globally informed and celebrated albums – he is blazing a trail from his east-African roots to the world. Exposed to and inspired by the likes of Miles Davis, Fela Kuti, Percy Sledge and Manu Dibango, Moreira’s energetic contemporary rhythmic compositions have garnered applauses across all six continents. His unique sound, technical agility and ingenuity on the alto and soprano saxophone, coupled with passionate stage performance captivates audiences universally.

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Yegor Pakharukov

Yegor Pakharukov (b. 1982) - russian Novosibirsk based jazz trumpeter, having lived for 14 years (2001-15) in Moscow, Russia. Gratuated from jazz department of the Novosibirsk music college in 2001 and Moscow the Gnesins' Russian academy of music in 2005, took part at a series of Russia based jazz festivals (2001-2016), Moscow jazz and fusion ensembles (2001-2013), soloist, esteblishing member and/or co-leader of 2 jazz and 1 fusion ensembles (2000-2007); soloist and initiator, soloist, special guest of a line of novosibirsk jazz ensembles, (oct. 2015 - dec. 2018); artist (soloist) of the Vladimir Tolkachev Big Band at the Novosibirsk State Philharmonic Society (may 2016 - jan


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