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by Mark Sullivan
Fabio Mittino Keep Music Live Project March 29, 2020 Italian guitarist Fabio Mittino has performed in the Asheville, NC-area Streamside Concerts house concerts series in his acoustic duo with Bert Lams (of the California Guitar Trio) playing the music of Gurdjieff/De Hartmann. So he was a natural for inclusion in the Asheville-based ...
Adventurous in her interpretation of cherished melodies, vocalist Bronwyn Cronin serves up a modern juxtaposition of classic tradition and modern innovation. Ms. Cronin’s voice has graced venues as magnificent as the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France as well as obscure villages in Nepal and India. Although classically trained in Opera with the late Gimi Beni, the singer feels most at home swinging to the familiar melodies of the traditional American songbook. “I like the freedom and spontaneity of improvisation.”
Andrew “Finn the Fiddler” Magill has straddled the line of “fiddler” and “violinist” for the better part of his thirty years. Raised in an Irish musical household in Asheville, North Carolina he grew up studying with many of the best traditional American and Irish fiddlers at The Swannanoa Gathering music workshops. At age 18 his debut record Drive & Lift was featured on NPR and ten years later, Magill released his 2016 double-disc concept album Roots and Branches debuting at #46 on the Folk DJ charts. Writes grammy- winner Tim O’Brien: “He has learned from and now plays with the best in the genre
The Rhythm Serenaders are an aggressively faithful presentation of tightly-arranged, riff-dominated swinging small-group created for a swing dancing public. Careful transcriptions and subtle adaptations of Goodman/Christian Sextet dominate the repertoire, with thoughtful forays into the combo work of Ellington, Basie, as well as some of the later 40’s material put down by Eldridge, especially his time with Artie Shaw. With Laura Windley featured on vocals, the band also explores the wonderful songbook left behind by Billie Holiday during her years with Columbia, where she pulled together some of the hardest swinging players to bring to life some of the greatest pop tunes ever written
Evalina Everidge is a torch singer in the timeless old school tradition. Her sultry vocal stylings evoke a soft embrace and her smooth delivery swings! While the musical influences reflected in her sound range from Peggy Lee, Nancy Wilson, Blossom Dearie, and Sarah Vaughn, to Maria Maldaur and Bonnie Raitt, make no mistake, her vocal style is her own. Her love for jazz started from the crib when her uncle serenaded her on trumpet with jazz ballad lullabies! Throughout her childhood she performed songs at parties and family gatherings from the Great American Songbook and Blues and Big Band records that filled her home
Czech born American pianist, composer, arranger, educator, music engineer, producer, and photographer Pavel Wlosok (*1973) started to play the piano when he was five years old. He received his classical education in piano performance and composition at the Janacek Conservatory of Music in OSTRAVA (1987 - 1993) in the classes of Mr. Zdenek Pecek and Mr. Igor Katajev, and at the Janacek Academy of Music (JAMU) in BRNO (1993 - 1995) in the class of Prof. Arnost Parsch (both Czech Republic). He obtained his bachelor and master degrees in jazz studies graduating cum laude at the University of North Texas (UNT) in DENTON, TX (1995 - 2000), where he studied composition with Prof