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Renzo Ruggieri

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Accordionist, composer, teacher, graduated in jazz piano at CPM in Milan with M° Franco D'Andrea. He specializes with Frank Marocco, Adriano Mazzoletti, Richard Galliano, Ennio Morricone (Film Music) and Mario Raja (Arrangement and Composition for Jazz Big Band). He has played over 2000 concerts all over the world: Russia, USA, China, South America and almost all of Europe. He has performed in prestigious stages such as the Verona Arena, Moscow Gnessin Hall, Rome Opera House, Rostov State Musical Theater. He has participated in over one hundred productions including CDs, DVDs, compositions, didactic texts and theatrical works

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Tolga During Liberdjango

Tolga was born in Istanbul in 1977 but grew up on a small island in the north of Holland. When he was eight years old he started studying classical guitar, and some years later he switched to electric guitar, and soon after started playing gigs with local rock bands. At age eighteen he moved to Amsterdam where he discovered Jazz and Django Reinhardt's Gipsy Jazz. He took lessons from time to time, but is mainly self-taught.

His first personal album 'Bohemia' (1999), was a big success, opening doors to many national and international festivals. Since then, he has played at some of the most prestigious festivals like the Montreux Jazz festival in Switzerland, and did numerous of concerts for radio and television. He got many invitations to play in Italy, and in the spring of 2005, he decided to move there all together.

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The Nonidentical

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Featuring leading lights of the London alternative jazz scene, The Nonidentical combines ferocious improvising with intricate compositional textures. The band came to be out of a series of experimental nights curated by composer and multi-instrumentalist Zac Gvi that brought musicians together with dancers, performance artists, poets and actors to collaborate and explore their differences and common ground. Their forthcoming debut album “Material Tropes” is a politically charged record written in response to the London riots of 2011, Situationism and the climate crisis that revisits the question of whether and on what terms music can engage with ideas outside itself.

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Robert Kennedy

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Robert Kennedy plays jazz organ, piano, and accordion in freelance solo and group settings, and is the accordionist in the acclaimed group Mission Hot Club.

Born and raised in the American South, Robert has lived and worked in the San Francisco bay area since 1988. He played piano in the Stanford University Jazz Band and studied jazz piano with the great jazz pianist, band director, and educator Bill Bell. Robert helped found the groups Hip Pocket Jazz Quintet and Double Funk Crunch, and has had the pleasure of playing venues such as Yoshi's, the Boom Boom Room, the Agenda Lounge (back in the day) and the SFJAZZ Miner Auditorium with renowned players such as Nancy Wright, Calvin Keys, Will Weston, Terrence Brewer, and many more, playing jazz, blues, R&B, and rock and roll. Among his many inspirations Robert counts the playing of Jack McDuff, Billy Childs, Larry Goldings, Herbie Hancock, and Tony Monaco.

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Thanos Stavridis

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Thanos Stavridis was born in Langadas, Thessaloniki. He took his first steps in learning accordion at the age of six. He studied music theory and holds degrees in Harmony, Counterpoint and Fugue. He also attended saxophone courses and reached the diploma level. He graduated from School of Music Studies of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki with a degree in Ethnomusicology. His Graduate Thesis is entitled “Accordion and its technique as used by music troupes of Eastern Rumelia refugees in Greece”.

In his early undergraduate years he began playing accordion professionally at many music stages and haunts of Thessaloniki, performing rebetiko and various other genres of Greek music

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Maurizio Minardi

Maurizio Minardi is a composer, pianist and accordionist, lived in London from 2008 to 2016 and currently based in Paris Maurizio completed his studies in piano, organ and composition at the Conservatorio ‘Martini’ Bologna, Italy. He perfected his jazz studies through workshops with Barry Harris, Enrico Rava, Paolo Fresu, Danilo Rea and Simone Zanchini. Maurizio founded, composed, produced and arranged the music for the electronic pop group ‘Oz’ and the jazz-tango group Quartetto Magritte, recording four and three albums respectively. In 2011, he also produced and released the orchestral-electronic album Works to critical acclaim

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Gary Brunotte

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Pianist/Vocalist/Organist Gary Brunotte performs his own brand of lyrical jazz, influenced by the tradition but in his own personal voice. Born and raised in a small town in Minnesota, he remembers, “My uncle played accordion, was self-taught and performed in the Navy band. In addition, my stepfather played guitar and my other uncles all played instruments. I started taking accordion lessons when I was nine.” He debuted as a professional musician at a New Year's Eve job when he was 11, switched to organ and performed with r and b and rock and roll bands as a teenager. “I discovered jazz after listening to Brasil '66 and Blood, Sweat and Tears

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Frederic Gomes

Frédéric Gomes was born in Paris at the epicenter of manouche gypsy jazz. A blend of American Jazz, French and Russian love songs, gypsy jazz was invention of guitarist Django Reinhardt with Stephane Grappelli before World War II. Frédéric studied accordion and percussion in the Paris conservatoire. Now he tours Europe and regularly visits the United States touring New York City, Atlanta, New Orleans and Hilton Head in the Carolinas.

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Kaspar Uljas

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Kaspar Uljas (born 15.06.1990) is Estonian accordion & bandoneon player. Started with piano studies at the age of 8 and later continued with accordion in Tallinn Music School (2000-2007), after that in Georg Ots Music School in jazz accordion under Tiit Kalluste (2007-2011). From 2012 studying in Estonian Academy of Music in jazz department under Jaak Sooäär and Raul Sööt. In 2008 attended Flanders Ethno folkcamp in Belgium and 2010 was exchange student in Finland at Kokkola's Conservatory, in 2011 studied under argentine bandoneon player Marcelo Mercadante in Barcelona, Spain


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