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Atheen

A UK musician, Atheen supported Soul II Soul early in her career and later signed to an East London independent label, who released a white label cover of the Evelyn 'Champagne' King classic Back To Love. Now self-releasing on her own label, Modal Records, she's turning out a selection of original tracks featuring a long-time collaborator, bass player Gaz Rackham. She's also realising her dream of working with some of her favourite artists, with guest performances from Nick Van Gelder (drums) and Gary Barnacle (sax). Although she enjoys playing Jazz standards, her great passion is Jazz-Funk / Fusion and live performances include a mix of songs and instrumentals.

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Leonie Evans

Leonie Evans has been performing since the age of 5 and has never stopped. As well as her own music she plays Jazz, Blues, Country, Gospel and music from Latin America. She's played and sat in on vocals, guitar or washboard with the likes of Tuba Skinny, C.W. Stoneking, Frog & Henry, Honky Tonk Sail, Blue Mockingbirds, Ragtime Nightmare, Old Fish Jazz Band, Sam Doores and many more.

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Zeeteah Massiah

Take equal parts reggae, ska and dancehall. Simmer until grooving. Stir in soul and blues and sprinkle on a dash of jazz. Top off with sensuous, blistering vocals. That’s the recipe for Zeeteah Massiah’s mighty new sound of 2020. Delivered by a red-hot vocalist and some of the coolest musicians around, it’s musical dynamite. Zeeteah is fresh and tangy, bittersweet and intense, velvety and elegant. Born in Barbados, raised in London, she is one of the most exciting live singers performing today. If her music doesn’t move you, check your pulse. Zeeteah has had a No. 1 US dance hit and performed with stars including Tom Jones, Robbie Williams, Phil Collins and Sting

Benny Benack III

At the age of 28, Pittsburgh-born, New York-based Jazz trumpeter & singer Benny Benack III has quickly established himself as one of the most versatile and virtuosic voices of his generation. Hailed by the New York Times as “a charismatic young trumpeter who maintains an earnest sideline as a singer”, Benack has a knack for delighting audiences with panache, in the spirit of classic crooners like Sinatra & Mel Tormé, with a nod to legendary trumpet showmen Louis Armstrong & Dizzy Gillespie. Equally comfortable in both Jazz and Pop settings, Benack has worked with some of the greatest acts in music today, touring domestically as a trumpet soloist with Josh Groban, Ben Folds, fashion icon Isaac Mizrahi, as well as European engagements with Jazz Bass extraordinaire Christian McBride

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Ryan Baker

Based in Las Vegas, vocalist Ryan Baker has been singing in all types of venues and appearing in production shows all over North America for well over a decade. Originally from Long Island, NY, Ryan moved to Vegas in October 2003, where he began performing at weddings and corporate events at just about every major casino property in town, with performances ranging from Frank Sinatra “sound-alike” to impersonating the man himself. In 2005, Baker helped create and became one of the stars of the original tribute show “Shades of Sinatra”, which received the Entertainment Consumers’ Exchange “Tribute Show of the Year” award in 2007, 2012, & 2014

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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Elaine Skeffington

“Elaine has a significant voice that commands attention, whether she's singing a ballad, a blues tune or plain old R & B” “Elaine's style makes for a great connection between audiences and the music. She almost never stops smiling—and better, it's joy and you know it.” “A beautiful woman who can sing *anything*...” "What a beautiful, expressive voice!" "Elaine, your sultry sounds are wonderful and mesmerizing" Elaine Skeffington is an experienced vocalist who sings from the heart, covering everything from soulful to sultry. Performing in several Seattle-area bands, Elaine is also available as a soloist for special events & other occasions. Since before she could speak, Elaine has been expressing herself through sound and music

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Gyle Waddy

"Homme a tout Faire" That's the title that has been earned by this media man, GYLE WADDY PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Gyle Waddy was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He participated in different singing projects connected with his high school. At the age of sixteen he sang around in different clubs in Philly, while studing singing privately. NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK: After finishing high school he moved to New York City. On and off, during one year, he studied acting and singing when his studies were temporarily interrupted. Despite his obligation to enter the U.S. military service, for a four year period, he continued to act in different theater productions and sing around the cities where he was stationed. LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: He moved to Los Angeles after his discharge from the military, where, at the Los Angeles City College he majored in drama and studied dance as a minor


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