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Łukasz Korybalski – CMM

Label: Contemporary Jazz
Released: 2017
Track listing: 1 He Who Talks Loud Say Nothing 2 Sofia 3 Crossing 4 CMM 5 No Hangover 6 CMM

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João Gato

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Born in 2000, João Gato started taking Jazz saxophone seriously whilst studying with the altoist Ricardo Toscano, at the Hotclub of Portugal. At age 18, he finished the practical course, after taking 3 years of classes with Toscano and being selected to represent the school at the annual National Jazz combos competition.

In 2018, he started his Bachelor Degree in Jazz saxophone in at ESML, where he studied with prestigious portuguese musicians such as Gonçalo Marques, Desidério Lázaro, Pedro Moreira, Afonso Pais and Nelson Cascais. He finished his degree in 2021, with the grade of 18/20 in the final recital.

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Stéphane Mercier

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Coming from a family surrounded by music and musicians, Stéphane Mercier studied different instruments early on before focusing on the saxophone and the flute, composition and arrangement. After studying at Berklee College of Music in the mid-90’s, he intensively toured with Mark Turner, Seamus Blake, B.Connection, Exile Society...then moved to Brooklyn, NY (95-02), where he played and/or recorded with a.o. Aaron Goldberg, Chris Cheek, Avishai Cohen, Randy Brecker, Jeff Ballard, Ingrid Jensen, Matt Penman,… Stéphane moved to Paris for a couple of years before Brussels, where he currently resides

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Justin Salisbury

Justin Salisbury is a Brooklyn-based pianist, keyboardist, and electronic musician. He began his musical journey taking piano lessons at an early age, as well as studying with several of the Pacific Northwest’s finest musicians, such as Sharon Moe, Clay Giberson, Derek Sims, and Alan Jones. In 2013, Justin had the honor of playing piano at the Portland Jazz Festival, under the direction of NEA Jazz Master Gerald Wilson. Later that year, he received the Jimmy Lyons Scholarship- a full-tuition scholarship to attend the renowned Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. Salisbury’s four years in Boston proved to be time of enriching experiences

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Walter Kemp 3

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Viscount-endorsed artist, Walter Kemp 3 owes much to his father, a classical and gospel composer, who sparked Kemp's early interest in piano. Seeing and hearing his father's compositions performed at Carnegie Hall, opened Kemp's eyes to a world of music. He soon began studying classical piano. After a brief interest in drums, he gravitated toward jazz, continuing to play gospel organ. Kemp, lead composer/pianist for (most recently) the Black Whole, Kemp + the Reyvolation, and the Walter Kemp 3oh! has won widespread critical acclaim for his classic and compelling compositions which experiment with traditional chord progressions with inventive finesse

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Michele Thomas

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Jazz singer-songwriter, entrepreneur, and educator Michele Thomas is a suave innovator. With silken grace she eases in her formative background in gospel, and her love of R&B, soul, and neo-soul, into a musical language that shows a dedication and a passion for jazz, spanning all of its defining eras. Michele’s restless creativity reflects jazz’s improvisatory spirit—for jazz, like life, is a journey and not a destination. “Art should be something that is life-affirming for the artist and help them reach their highest potential through expressing themselves freely,” Michele shares

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Vitor Pereira

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Vitor Pereira was in Porto (Portugal), where he started studying classical music graduating in classical guitar in 2003. Vitor Pereira was born in Porto/Portugal where he studied classical music and started developing an interest for jazz. He participated in several jazz seminars and private lessons in Europe with musicians such as Pat Metheny, Jonathan Kreisberg, Gilad Hekselman or Aaron Goldberg and in 2004 moved to London to study jazz performance at Middlesex University. Since then, living in London he’s been an active name in the local and European jazz scenes performing with Asaf Sirkis, Marc Demuth, Binker Golding, Andre Canniere, etc... With his quintet he published three albums of original music

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David Aaron

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Canadian-born, David Aaron, generally stumbles along as a saxophonist, composer, arranger and producer and has scored music for a number of films and live theater pieces. He works as both a music teacher and freelance saxophonist, including past stints with blues/punk innovators Dee Pop's Private World, Garden State Social Club and The Downtown Pidgeons, as well as Kaleta's Zozo Afrobeat, super-rockin' ska band, Bigger Thomas, international cabaret act, Les Funky Bitches Fantastique and New Orleans Mardi Gras collective, The Royal American Social Aid and Pleasure Club, pop band, Kivi (led by Cynthia Lamb), as well as jazz/fusion groovesters, Meridian Voice. He has also been featured as a soloist with the New York Centre Symphony Orchestra (conducted by Scott Jackson Wiley).

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Borys Janczarski

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Born in Warsaw, Poland. Started playing saxophone in high school (American School of Warsaw), also graduated in international and European law at Paris I University (Pantheon-Sorbonne - MD). While in France, studied jazz with French saxophone players Jean Francois Bonnel, Olivier Temime, Eric Barret and Lionel Belmondo. After his return to Poland, studied music on his own and with an amazing polish trumpet player, composer and jazz educator Piotr Wojtasik. Since 2002 a member of bands led by the legendary polish drummer - Kazimierz Jonkisz. Shared the stage, toured and recorded with: Billy Harper (DVD, “Billy Harper - Live in Poland, 2007”), Kazimierz Jonkisz, Monty Waters Quintet (2002-2008), Ronnie Cuber, Kevin Mahogany, Stephen McCraven Quartet, Rasul Siddik, John Scofield and John Medeski (with Konglomerat Big Band), Zbigniew Namysłowski (Jazz Jamboree Festival 2021), Janusz Muniak, Piotr Wojtasik , Janusz Skowron, Sławomir Kulpowicz...

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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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