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Vic Dillahay

Vic Dillahay is a Colorado-based jazz guitarist, composer, and educator. He is best known as a founding member of the world fusion trio Graphite Addiction. A restless musical explorer, Dillahay has also played with a number of other groups including Celtic rockers Indigent Row, the acoustic folk ensemble Aspen Street, and the traditional swing group The Pete and Vic Duo. He founded the Curious Automata record label in 2013. Vic’s recent solo albums explore the rich history of American music with free-roving jazz and rock-tinged improvisations.

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Robert Dunn

I was born into the sort of family that made me want to stay by myself in my room practicing guitar & writing songs. Somehow I developed this mindset where I felt drawn to the surreal/abstract so I gravitated to music that that was that way (psychedelic, Hendrix, Doors, Beatles, etc.) I began studying jazz and as I progressed through bebop, hard bop, modal and into the 'avant garde' or free jazz I began to absorb these genres and developed my own musical approach. I did put together musical units mostly in LA, and where I currently reside - the San Francisco Bay Area that did attract some attention and this is what I am continuing to do to this day.

Joseph de Dominicis

Joseph de Dominicis, ‘Joe D’, is a composer and acoustic guitarist. He performs his music on a seven steel-string archtop guitar. He is a native New Yorker. His first album, ‘Joseph de Dominicis Songs: Volume One’ with vocals and piano by Gloria Cooper was released on the label Carol MRP Co. He has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in General Music and he earned a Master of Arts Degree in Music Composition from the City University of New York at Hunter College in 1995, studying with Edward Knight and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Melinda Wagner. He was the winner of the 1995 Shirley P

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Victor Samalot

“LATIN JAZZ WITH A ROCK EDGE, THE ULTIMATE IN COOL!” (Rotcod Zzaj - Improvijazzation Nation) Victor Samalot is a 25 + year veteran guitarist from Cleveland Ohio who draws on his Latin roots fusing timeless Latin groove with Jazz stylings topped with a rock edge that appeals to listeners of world fusion music. Imagine a jam session with the likes of Carlos Santana, Wes Montgomery and Jeff Beck. Fresh and contemporary, Victor’s musical adventure keeps him quite busy performing and in the studio. His influences include Ottmar Liebert, Craig Chaquico, Jesse Cook, Phil Keaggy Jose Feliciano, and David Gilmour

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Justin Duhaime

Justin Duhaime is a passionate guitarist, composer and teacher with a deep commitment to music. He has sold out concerts at various venues and festivals throughout Ottawa. Justin Duhaime is the recipient of the Ottawa Arts Council’s 2018 RBC Emerging Artist Award, the first musician to ever receive the award. As a freelance guitarist Duhaime has performed in a wide array of musical styles. Most recently, he has emerged as a leading figure in the jazz manouche scene in Ottawa with his group Gypsy Muse. Duhaime is fluent in French and English and has been teaching guitar in both languages since 2005

Carina La Dulce

Carina La Dulce is a world music singer and composer. She is a dreamer and invite you to dive into your dreams together with her music. She create it in her own style named Dream Ethno Soul and consisting of many beautiful colors of Flamenco music, Latin, African, Indian, Jazz, Rock - generally World Music. She shares beautiful ancient stories, witnessed in the infinite space of our soul and narrated by the universal language of our heart. The singer wins the hearts of the audience with her authentic voice, powerful energy and genuine sincerity. Carina was born in Moscow in the family of big jazz and blues fans and started singing with the support of her father who sings and plays the guitar. At the age of 15 she entered the famous Russian Academy of Theatral Art (GITIS) and started recording a rock album, she performed in projects of different genres till the moment she discovered the art of flamenco and decided to devote herself to it due to her great passion to the art of genius singer Camaron de Isla, to his unique inner freedom in music. When she moved in Granada and after that in Triana, the district of Sevilla, - the craddle of cante hondo - she started adopting this complicated art from traditional singers and old men who generously opened their secrets for her. She has performed in the big musical shows Flamenco: Inside and Outside, Picasso (Russia) and Gypsy Soul (USA)

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Daniel Reyes Llinas

Daniel Reyes Llinas began his Musical career at the age of 10 teaching himself how to play the guitar. Later took formal musical training with guitarist Carlos Castilla. He attended the Classical Guitar Program at Andes University in Bogota, Colombia under Carlos Rocca Lynn & Jaime Arias Obregon.

Over the years has taken private instruction, masterclasses and workshops with Tony Geballe, Carlos Alomar, Leo Brouwer, Eduardo Fernandez, Ricardo Cobo, Manuel Barrueco and Nik Bartsch among others. In 2001 He was selected among the ‘Youngest Performer Series” at Luis Angel Arango Music Hall in Bogotá

Ademar

Born in 1948 in Santa Catarina, Brasil. He grew up in Curitiba, Parana, Brasil. Ademar Fonseca is a highly talented brazilian musician with uncommon knowledge of music gained since early age. At age eight he acquired his first acoustic guitar. At age 13 he put together his first band. It was a duo with his brother Ademir on vocal and percussion. As his style developed he continued to perform in bars, musical shows, radio stations, theaters, concert halls, museums and in the most famous carnival in the world. His talent with a variety of musical instruments: upright bass, eletric bass guitar, acoustic guitar, acoustic guitar and vocal, only added to his appeal

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Roman Miroshnichenko

Roman Miroshnichenko is a virtuoso guitarist, one of the premier guitarists of new generation in Europe, who cares the candle of jazz-fusion. He has been nominated and multi-awarded in more different international most prestigious musical contests than anyone of Russian jazz musicians. Roman is the 4-times Winner of 9th and 15th Annual Independent Music Awards and the 1st Prize Winner of the 18th Annual USA Songwriting Competition (2013). "Honorable Mention" Award of the International Songwriting Competition (2014). He was also a Finalist of the UK Songwriting Contest (2016) and the 10th Annual International Acoustic Music Awards (2014). His soaring career as an artist includes numerous awards from international jazz festivals and contests, collective performances, and recordings with such world-renowned musicians as: Steve Vai, Al Di Meola, Larry Coryell, Marco Mendoza, Heather Headley, Djivan Gasparyan, Joao Donato, Daniel “Pipi“ Piazzolla, Dominique Di Piazza, to name a few. Roman was born in 1977 and his first musical experience was on drums


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