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Ken Lister

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A professional jazz bassist and teacher for over 40 years, Ken Lister has played, recorded and toured with some of the top musicians in the jazz world, playing on two Juno Award-winning recordings; one with Hugh Fraser’s Quintet in 1997, and again with Phil Dwyer’s Orchestra in 2011. Having started his career in the Vancouver music scene in the 1980s, Ken now lives on Vancouver Island, teaching and performing with many great local musicians. He maintains a connection with the Vancouver scene, which often finds him playing with visiting greats from New York City and elsewhere.

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Clemens Rofner

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Clemens Rofner studied electric and upright bass in Innsbruck, Linz and Vienna. He works as a freelance-musician and as a member of bands like HI5, Manu Delago, Indian Air, Dusha Connection & Jakob Zimmermann Trio. As sideman he worked with Jazzorchester Tirol, Mino Cinelu, Franz Hackl, Adam Holzman, Kristjan Järvi & Absolute Ensemble, Baltic Sea Philharmonic, Florian Bramböck and Manu Delago Handmade – to name a few. Furthermore Clemens Rofner was involved in musical and theater-productions at Tiroler Landestheater, Wiener Kammerspiele / Theater in der Josefstadt, Blue Moon Tour / Landgraf & Tiroler Volksschauspiele; and as MD at the Floridsdorfer Kulturherbst

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Todd Sickafoose

Todd Sickafoose is a Tony and Grammy award-winning composer, producer, arranger, orchestrator, bandleader and double bassist. He has performed on hundreds of recordings, toured internationally, appeared at music venues and festivals from Carnegie Hall to New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, and played on national television and radio programs including the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Show with Conan O’Brien, The Artists Den, and NPR’s Mountain Stage. Known as a musical cross-breeder who stretches across genres, Sickafoose has been described by the San Francisco Chronicle as “a captivating improviser, imaginative composer, and master of collaboration”.

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Bruno Schorp

Since his graduation from CNSM in 2005, Bruno Schorp explored Jazz countries and trends from Paris to Kathmandu, playing in festivals and giving concerts in Europe and Asia. As a band leader, he was able to create and share rich emotional landscapes with his two albums, 'Eveil' and 'Into the World'. Inspiration flew from melodicists Jazz (and specifically Keith Jarret and Wayne Shorter), as well as more recent NY Jazz scene. As a sideman, Bruno played along with Jean-Pierre Como, Laurent de Wilde, André Ceccarelli, Mokhtar Samba, Eric Séva, Nelson Veras, Anne Paceo, Khalil Chahine, Matthieu Chazarenc, Christophe Panzani, Vincent Peirani, Pierre Perchaud, Rémi Vignolo, Léonardo Montana and many more.

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Nikos Chatzitsakos

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Born in Athens, Greece, bassist, arranger, and composer Nikos Chatzitsakos is an award-winning musician as a member of Ralph Peterson’s GenNext Big Band and leader of the Nikos Chatzitsakos Tiny Big Band & Quartet. Influenced by Black American music of the 1940s-60s, he attempts to find new ways to honor the era and perform it and connect it to other idioms. Nikos is a graduate of Berklee College Of Music in Boston, where he studied performance and jazz composition with a full-tuition scholarship. He continued his graduate studies at the Berklee Global Jazz Institute on a full-tuition scholarship

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Alain Bédard

Alain Bédard began his professional career in the 1980s, when he integrates naturaly some various Quebec formations of the time. His participation in various major events around the world, today it provides a fascinating experience. With a passage in the Word Beat with DADJE (Senegal-Quebec group), dancing alongside Martinique dancer Josianne Antourel, the classic with Marc Denis at the University of Quebec in Montreal and violinist Martin Foster (member of the UQAM Chamber Music Orchestra) and jazz with a variety of groups in Quebec and international artists including; Jazzlab Orchestra, André Leroux, François Bourassa, Frank Lozano, Pierre Tanguay, Michel Côté, Donny McCaslin, Stéphane Belmondo, Julien Loureau, Ted Nash, Pascal Shumacher, etc Alain Bédard continues an interesting career with his own jazz quartet AUGUSTE training, he walks for almost 20 years on all continents. After giving hundreds of concerts and edited 5 albums whose CD “Auguste” (1997), “Sphere Reflection” (2006), “Bluesy Lunedi” (2008) nominated for an ADISQ and JUNO Award for Best Album of 2010 “Homos Pugnax” (2011) and “Circum Continuum” (2016)

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Beth McPherson

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Berklee College of Music Class of 2021, dual major in Bass Performance and Jazz Composition I have been playing both electric and upright bass for 13 years and have experience playing all styles of music. My specialties include metal, jazz, funk, R&B/soul, progressive/fusion (rock, jazz, funk), Latin/Brazilian, and world music (Mediterranean, Arabic, Circus). I also have experience playing pop, rock, country, and extensive musical theater pit orchestra experience. One of my strengths is sight reading and the ability to create bass lines that are melodic while still maintaining the foundational role of the bass. I have experience touring (Mystical Hot Chocolate Endeavors, The Witching Hour tour, October 2019) and played in the backing band for Youtube-famous comedian Chris Fleming at his Boston stand-up comedy show in 2018 at the Wilbur Theater.

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Anton DeFade

Nashville born, Pittsburgh raised Anton DeFade has established himself as one of the most in demand bassists in the Pittsburgh area and beyond. He is a full time member of the soul/rock band, The Commonheart, and when he's not touring the country with them he splits his time writing, arranging, and freelancing in his hometown of Pittsburgh. As a child, Anton was introduced to many different styles of music by following his dad, Ray DeFade Jr., around to his gigs from loud rock concerts to intimate jazz performances. A decade later at the age of 14, he began working as a professional musician performing in various rock groups, jazz gigs, and local productions of musicals

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Tim Aucoin

Tim Aucoin is a nationally recognized music educator and bassist. He is a native of New Orleans, but now resides in Atlanta, GA. Tim has performed internationally with many diverse acts such as Grammy nominated jazz vocalist - Nnenna Freelon, the Glenn Miller Orchestra, the Mamas and the Papas, Allen Toussaint, Pete Fountain, Luther Kent and Trickbag, and the Georgia Symphony Jazz Orchestra. He continues to be active in the Atlanta jazz and commercial music community. In addition to recording as a sideman, he has released two albums of original jazz music, "Swing First, Think Later," and most recently, “Mystified,” by his band, Professor Aucoin and the Jazz Scientists


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