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Todd Sickafoose

A Bay Area native, Sickafoose spent some years in Los Angeles studying bass with Charlie Haden and composition with the great, late Mel Powell. Since then, he's been recording and performing with a ton of innovative folks and genre benders including Ani DiFranco, Don Byron, Trey Anastasio, Jenny Scheinman, Nels Cline, Ron Miles, Myra Melford, Adam Levy, Skerik, Stanton Moore, Bobby Previte, Scott Amendola, Will Bernard, Jessica Lurie, Erin McKeown, Gina Leishman, Carla Bozulich, Noe Venable, Etienne de Rocher, James Carney, Erik Deutsch, Shane Endsley, Tony Furtado, and Darol Anger. The consistency of his personal voice within wildly diverse collaborations prompted the LA Weekly in 2004 to call Todd "one of the most comprehensive musical minds of this coast"

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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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William Chernoff

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William Chernoff is a Canadian jazz bassist who presents all-original music. Based in New Westminster, BC, Will has played both upright and electric bass since 2010. He currently performs in a trio with Francis Henson on guitar and Carson Tworow on drums.

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Stephen M Kerr

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Maciej Kitajewski

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Polish double bass and bass guitar player. He graduated from the Academy of Music in Katowice (Poland) in world - famous jazz bassists class – Michał Barański. He was awarded in 11 Polish and European jazz competitions. He recorded 7 albums with Polish jazz and pop artists as a sideman. He cooperated with many European and American jazz artists. In 2019 he recorded an album with American jazz guitarist Mike Moreno as a member of Adam Jarzmik Quintet (Adam Jarzmik Quintet feat. Mike Moreno - „On The Way Home”) and played a tour in Poland with Moreno and the band. Few months later he played a tour in Poland with legendary American jazz guitarist Ed Cherry (member of last Dizzy Gillespie’s band)


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