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Ron Jackson

Versatile and sophisticated jazz guitarist Ron Jackson has performed, recorded and taught music in over 30 countries. With a varied career as a performer, composer and arranger, Highlights include shows and tours with artists such as Taj Mahal, Jimmy McGriff, Larry Coryell, Benny Golson, Oliver Lake, Russell Malone and Mulgrew Miller. Ron has been featured as a leader in jazz festivals all over the world, including the North Sea Jazz Festival, Edinburgh Jazz Festivals and Winter Jazzfest, NYC. Born in the Philippines, lived in many states as a kid, then settled in Harvard, Massachusetts, west of Boston, Ron was initially influenced by rock guitar greats like Jimmy Page, before falling under the spell of jazz and following the style and career of jazz guitar luminaries like Pat Metheny and George Benson

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Matt Ingeneri

Matt Ingeneri is Jazz guitarist based in New Delhi who has also performed in New York, Washington DC, Boston, China, Southeast Asia, and Africa. He has appeared at the DC Jazz Festival, Boston Arts Festival, China's West Meets East Festival, and the JazzKif, Ca Swing a Kin, and Concerts in the Park festivals in Africa. A product of Washington DC's vibrant Jazz scene, Matt performed regularly for over a year with legendary Blue Note house bassist Butch Warren. Matt has also worked with other luminaries of the DC scene, including Lawrence Wheatley, Ted Efantis, Billy Smith, and former Chess Records session musician Jimmy Burrell