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Yuval Ron

Guitarist Yuval Ron performs original tunes which transcend the boundaries of any specific musical genre. Inspired by a crossover of modern Jazz-Rock icons and a host of many other contemporary artists from the Progressive Rock, Fusion, Metal and modern music genres, it is all well blended into an own fresh and distinct musical direction. The music features virtuosic performances of various compelling and colorful compositions, produced on top of a cinematic, orchestral, some say Sci-Fi film-like backgrounds, atmospheric soundscapes and various implanted sound effects drawing the listener into a total, electrifying experience. The players place a constant emphasis on harmonic richness, rhythmical sophistication and an extensive use of synthesizers, laptops and other electronic instruments

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Billy Newman

Guitarist Billy Newman has been performing for over 20 years. Starting in Jazz, he performed in the 80’s with artists such as Dave Douglas and Vincent Herring. Since 1992 he has been traveling to Brazil, spending months there to investigate the myriad forms of music. In 1995 he began forming groups to perform principally Brazilian instrumental music at New York cultural institutions including the Guggenheim Museum, Brooklyn Museum, and MOMA, as well as at colleges, clubs and libraries. After 1998, Billy developed a serious passion for Choro music, studying and playing with musicians including Rogerio Souza and Rodrigo Lessa in Rio de Janeiro

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Danil Zverkhanovsky

Born in 1994 in Kyiv, Danil Zverkhanovsky has been studying music for the last decade, focusing on guitar and improvisation. After graduating from a music college in Kyiv he has moved to Austria to study at the University of Arts Graz and eventually relocated to Berlin. He completed his bachelor studies at the Jazz Institute Berlin, with Kurt Rosenwinkel and Greg Cohen among his teachers. Danil is a prize-winner of MM Jazzfestival 2013 and a semi-finalist of the Montreux Jazz Electric Guitar Competition 2013 and Riga Jazz Stage 2017. Danil's music is a result of the search for an original language that suits modern environment.


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