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Vladimira Krckova

Vladimíra Krčková is a singer, actress, composer, lyricist; sings and writes modern jazz with elements of contemporary classical music (although French chanson, South American music, blues and pop aren't foreign to her). In 2015, Ms Krckova wrote and directed her first official music video 'Your Aura On My Lips' and is currently working on her second music video that will have a format of a short film and will be released 2018. It is important to say she possesses a perfect vocal technique and an outstanding vocal range. It is unbelievable what a high quality can such a fragile young Czech lady offer together with such lightness, nature and clarity

Adrean Farrugia

Award winning pianist and composer Adrean Farrugia is one of Canada’s most distinct voices on the piano. Since the late 1990s, Adrean has been in high demand as a freelance performer and educator as well as keeping a busy schedule, mainly as a sought-after sideman, contributing composer and collaborator, touring extensively across Canada and the United States as well as in venues across Europe, Australia, the UK, Israel and Japan with a diverse range of artists and musical projects including: Ernie Watts, Matt Dusk, the Brad Goode Group (featuring Ernie Watts and Adam Nussbaum), Ernesto Cervini’s Turboprop (featuring saxophonist Joel Frahm), Heather Bambrick, the Johnny Griffith Quintet, Kiki Misumi, Tim Shia’s “Worst Pop Band Ever”, the Bob Brough Quartet, and the Darcy Hepner Big Band


Rufus Reid: Composer, Educator, Bassist, Gait Keeper… And Prophet

Read "Rufus Reid: Composer, Educator, Bassist, Gait Keeper… And Prophet" reviewed by David Hadley Ray

Rufus Reid doesn't play standards, as much as he is the standard, a well of knowledge and wisdom that this bassist was fortunate to sit down with one afternoon.

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