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MELVIN JOHNSON

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Taeko Kunishima

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"I was born in Japan and studied classical piano performance at university. When I heard Miles Davis on the radio, I switched to jazz.

I had a long absence from musical activity while living in the Middle East, and shortly after, in my youth. By experiencing different cultures and listening to Japanese, classical, jazz and  Arabic music I was inspired to write my own diverse compositions ." —Taeko Kunishima (June 2022)

Kunishima has released five albums on 33 jazz records and been played on  BBC Radio 3 Late Junction, Jazz FM, BBC World, and Resonance FM.

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Simeon Nathanael Davis

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With a career spanning two continents before he was 20, arrangements that have received awards from both Downbeat (2021) and the American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers (2021) while still a student, and compositions described as “on a scale with Everglades by Terence Blanchard,” (Gary Lowe, WUNH), Simeon Nathanael Davis is a composer, bandleader, saxophonist, and violinist who blends jazz, folk, classical, and neo-soul music with his roots in South African jazz to programmatically trace narratives drawn from mythology, religion, fiction, and lived experiences. Davis was raised and lived in Cape Town, South Africa for 17 years

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Mikkel Borrisholt Grevsen

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Grevsen has been playing music since he was 7 years old. Started in a marching band on bariton horn and trumpet. He spent the first 13 years of his musical career in the marching band and gained a great knowledge of the brass genre. Graduated from the Rhythmic Music Conservatory from 2009-2015. In 2011 he won the Danish Youth Jazz Competition with the trash-jazz band “Interfoam”. Later on, the band published “Breeding”. Composer and musician at spoken word-projects: “Rystet Spejl. Musik og poesi” (Gyldendal / Sony Music, 2013), “POWER” (Gyldendal / Sony Music, 2016) and “I vintersolen” (Blue Blitz Music, 2022) by Søren Ulrik Thomsen & Det Glemte Kvarter. In 2019 he released “Når nogen rammer jorden” (Tambourhinoceros) with INTET ALTID. He has done projects with the Aarhus Sinfonietta and the string ensemble Who Killed Bambi.

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Kris T Reeder

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K T Reeder has been recognised as 'one of 25 of the artists who have engineered the cultural transformation of British jazz over the past four decades' in a seminal book on British Jazz by David Burke (Giant Steps: Diverse Journeys in British Jazz - 2021)

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Vanessa Tagliabue Yorke

Vanessa Tagliabue Yorke is a very creative jazz singer, composer, arranger of her own discographic projects and an experimenter of sound languages. Her dramatic intensity and vocal ductility have allowed her to deal with extremely different repertoires collaborating with the most important Italian musicians. Sculptor and painter, graduated with honors both in the New Academy of Fine Arts in Milan and the Lucio Campiani Conservatory of Mantua, she is a singer specialized in the repertoire of classical jazz, with a particular profound knowledge of the ancient forms of jazz combined with an authentic taste for research and experimental attitude that make her an internationally active artist

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Chris Greco

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Award-winning composer and performer Chris Greco has followed a path in music of discovery and accumulation. He has composed and performed a broad and diverse range of jazz music, classical chamber, and concert hall music. He draws from the music traditions of the past and the present within the worlds of jazz, non-western music, twentieth century music, American popular music, and the classical repertoire.

As a composer and multi-instrumentalist Greco's development was shaped in Los Angeles. Guided by a broad approach he explored a variety of jazz styles, groups, and changing instrumental formats; duo, trio, quartet, quintet, sextet, and large ensembles

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Rotem Sivan

Rotem Sivan is a well-praised and fascinating new voice in the New York jazz scene. Born in Haifa, Israel, Sivan’s early attraction to guitar and jazz started at a very early age. He was exposed and influenced by a variety of music genres including Baroque compositors, classic rock, Middle-Eastern and Indian music. His early influences were Led Zeppelin, J.S. Bach, Jimi Hendrix, Pat Metheny, Leonard Cohen, John Schofield, Erik Satie, W.A. Mozart, Bill Evans, Ahmad Jamal and Brad Mehldau. Sivan is a graduate of the prestigious WIZO arts high school’s music department. He continued to study in the Tel- Aviv University Music Academy, where he completed his B.A

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LaVon Hardison

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LaVon Hardison sings jazz standards, originals, and her own eclectic and compelling arrangements of popular songs. She is equally at home at jazz clubs, corporate events, private parties, and sacred settings. Her background in musical theater, opera, and jazz provides a solid foundation for her accessible, joyful, and engaging musical explorations. LaVon is beyond versatile. She brings her glowing, open heart to every performance and has thrilled audiences all over the world. “I try to make music that delights me,” LaVon says. “When I first started singing jazz I felt that I had to do it a certain way

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Joseph Patrick Moore

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For over two decades Joseph Patrick Moore has been touring, recording, and establishing himself as an artist with a unique voice and a diversity of talents. His skills as bassist; composer; arranger; producer; author; educator and founding partner of both Blue Canoe Digital and Blue Canoe Records illustrate why he is a highly sought after musician. Moore's music and creative vision echo the spirits of Quincy Jones; Herbie Hancock and Miles Davis to name a few. Joseph Patrick Moore was born in Knoxville, Tn., on October 1, 1969. He was first introduced to music by his parents and sisters, who encouraged him to study music through the public school's band program


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