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Santiago Bosch

Santiago Bosch is a pianist/keyboardist/composer born and raised in Barquisimeto (Venezuela) in 1987. In 2015, He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music (Bachelor of Music, Performance). In 2017, he graduated Suma Cum Laude (Master of Music, Contemporary Jazz Performance) at the prestigious Berklee Global Jazz Institute. He earned a full tuition scholarship from Berklee College of Music for both programs. He has participated as a sideman and bandleader in a variety of venues and jazz festivals. He has been featured in live performances, master classes and recordings with artists such as Dave Santoro, Jack DeJohnette, Antonio Sanchez, Jacques Schwarz-Bart, Elliot Mason, Dave Liebman, Jim Odgren, Donald Harrison, Darren Barrett, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Hal Crook, Terri Lyne Carrington, Lionel Loueke, Chris Cheek, Esperanza Spalding, John Patitucci, Nir Felder, Oscar Stagnaro, Fernando Huergo, Rick Dimurzio, Tim Miller, Nate Wood, Ari Hoenig, George Garzone, Jeff Ballard, John Lockwood, Fernando Freitez Gassán, among others.

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Henrik Pultz Melbye

Henrik Pultz Melbye – saxophone/clarinet/composer. Born 1986 in Ribe, Denmark now based in Copenhagen. In 2011 he Graduated from The Academy of Music in Esbjerg with a Master in Music. In August of 2017 he will continue studies at the Advanced Postgraduate Diploma programme at the Rythmic Music Conservatory in Copenhagen. In 2009 he moved to Copenhagen where he has been based since and has established himself as one of the very interesting musicians on the scene for improvised and experimental music with a personal sound and unique ideas. Since 2008 he’s co-lead the avantgarde rock group SVIN, which has released 4 albums and was in 2012 nominated as New Jazz Artist of the year at the Danish Music Awards Jazz and played at Roskilde Festival in 2017

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Jeremy Steig/Vic Juris: Improvised

Read "Improvised" reviewed by Paul Olson

Improvised, the debut duet album from super-veteran flautist Jeremy Steig and almost-as-seasoned guitarist Vic Juris, is just that: an album of almost completely improvised material. Recorded in Steig's home (don't be put off by that, by the way, because home recording has come a long, long way) in a situation where the two musicians played in ...

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Jeremy Steig/Vic Juris: Improvised

Read "Improvised" reviewed by Florence Wetzel

Originally brought together in a quartet, flutist Jeremy Steig and guitarist Vic Juris had an instant flash of compatibility and decided to explore playing as a duo. Classical music often employs flute and guitar duets, and listening to Improvised, it's clear these two instruments are natural allies.

Improvised is composed of 22 short ...