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Dave Howard

David Howard (Guitarist / Composer / Arranger / Educator) performs throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. He is a sensitive and exciting musician influenced by many great jazz, blues and funk artists. David Howard is a Professor at Berklee College of Music in Boston. He's a guitarist, composer, arranger and leader on many recordings including "Souvenirs" featuring Kenwood Dennard. "Clouds", "Almost Carefree", and "Block Island Summer" with the Joe Parillo Ensemble, and "Autumn Leaves" with Dave Rasmussen Jazz Orchestra. Dave has Performed tours and clinics in Europe, and has worked as a Composer and Performer on various jingles

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JAKSPIN

JAKSPIN is a Greek/Lebanese producer, singer and DJ born and raised in Cologne, Germany, where he started writing rhymes at the age of 12, deejaying at age 14. He embarked on his musical career as a DJ in Cologne's legendary underground soul music club called Kauri Keller. His first official release was a party break 12“ vinyl winning the Club Bangaz Worldwide competition. After remixing R&B songs for the label Da Source Records he finally metamorphosed into the artist JAKSPIN with a new sound ranging from lofi hip hop beats to vintage 70s Jazz and R&B grooves. He began to gain recogintion with the release of his first beat tape „Beats From the Attic“

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Shekhinah B.

Shekhinah B. is a dynamic recording artist and a successful event producer. She has performed in multiple professional cover bands in the city, including private affairs, festivals and club appearances. Her vocal genres include Jazz, Blues, Pop, Funk, House, and R&B. She worked as an independent contractor for several units for both background and lead vocals. With over 15 years of performance experience, a former member of the local R&B sensation Suite 215 a credited co-writer on her first collaborative LP 4 Love Affairs, Honest Intentions (2009). She re-released her single Candlelight (2009) worldwide

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david joshua

Funk drummer, Brazilian trained percussionist. Studied under Ivo Araujo master rhythmist. Bands include: Manhattan Samba, Samba NY, Gatoritmo. Electronic music composer and producer. Shows include: Carnegie Hall with Wycelff, opening drum band for Gogol Bordello rock tour, Pharrell and the Neptunes Spike TV, Globo Brazil, MTV, Univision, Paul Winter Consort, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, Greenwhich village Halloween parade, SOBS nightclub house band for 10 years. Studied at Dubspot music academy NY. Owner of downjazz records. Producer of the funk, Neo-Soul album: Detroit Rising: A Cosmic Jazz Funk Adventure