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So Long Seven

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So Long Seven is a delicious mix of jazz, classical, blues, folk, and music from around the world is both a funky, relentless force and an atmospheric cornucopia of sound.

Nestled in the rhythmic drive of tabla player Ravi Naimpally, Neil Hendry (guitar), William Lamoureux (violin), and Tim Posgate (banjo) create an aural space beyond boundaries. This highly skilled quartet references several global traditions including traditional musical forms of India, Europe, Africa and the many musical traditions of the Americas, in a unique and cohesive cultural bridge.

So Long Seven has performed with Canada’s top global music venue, Small World Music, and plays concerts and clubs across the country. From a tour of Vancouver Island, appearances at Victoria Jazz Festival, Ontario’s Hillside Music Festival, and Sunfest, the band is a national force. The band has also performed internationally with multiple concerts across Europe.

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Poor Isa

Frederik Leroux: banjo, woodblocks, voice, thunderdrums Ruben Machtelinckx: banjo, woodblocks, voice

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Zachary Serleth

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Zach Serleth is a professional bassist and banjoist around the DC, MD, VA area that plays most of his gigs in Bluegrass Bands or Eastern European folk music groups. He started with the Highland Hill Boys, a Baltimore Bluegrass band that you can catch at the 8×10. Bluegrass being mostly in major chords, Zach yearned for for a darker sound in which he found Klezmer music. Studying with Margo Levert and the Klezmer Mountain Boys, Zach formed Baltimore based klezmer band, The World Fair. He later joined on with Evan Tucker’s creation, Schmuck and helped run the Baltimore Klezmer jam

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Noam Pikelny

NOAM PIKELNY has emerged as the preeminent banjoist of his generation. He is a founding member of Punch Brothers, a 3-time Grammy Nominee and was awarded the first annual Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass in 2010. Universal Favorite is the fourth record Noam Pikelny has released under his own name, but it’s truly his solo debut. His previous solo efforts—including 2014’s landmark Noam Pikelny Plays Kenny Baker Plays Bill Monroe—were full-band affairs that revealed his abilities as a dynamic bandleader while reinforcing his reputation as an inventive accompanist

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Chris Gildersleeve

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I fell for jazz when I was 16. It was Johnny Dodds who hooked me, soon followed by “Jelly Roll” Morton and Louis Armstrong. When studying in Newcastle I was lucky to meet Jack McLaughlin and the Maryville Jazz Band who introduced me to original styled jazz and Tom Tyler who got me playing tenor banjo. This music has been a lifelong mistress. I am commited to presenting original sytled jazz as played in New Orleans early in the 20th Century in a contemporary 21st Century context for any occassion.

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New Orleans Moonshiners

The New Orleans Moonshiners formed in early 2008 as a group of young musicians trying to get their feet wet playing traditional jazz. After months of playing on the street in the French Quarter for tips, the world-famous Donna’s Bar and Grill invited them inside to take the stage on Fridays. It was there that the band began to take shape. New Orleans native Chris Edmunds, the Moonshiners’ banjo player and bandleader, wanted to keep the music fresh, however. He and other band members began writing original songs in the traditional style, as well as re-arranging old standards. The Moonshiners soon became fixtures with regular gigs all over town, such as Rock N Bowl, Bacchanal Wine, and their current regular gig every Thursday night at the Spotted Cat on Frenchmen St

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Ryan Cavanaugh

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Juan Carlos Águila Coghlan

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40 years playing in Traditional Jazz Bands. Currently, working in a Ph.D. thesis on Jazz and Interculturality


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