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Corrine Manning

Vocalist/Songwriter/Producer. She’s performed with many popular recording artists such as Harry Connick Jr., Gloria Gaynor and Darlene Love. Corrine was a band leader of the New York City R&B group Vertigo. They performed for many celebrity weddings and major corporate events across the country, including many popular venues in New York City. Corrine regularly performed at The China Club, Le Bar Bat, Irving Plaza and many more. With roots based in Latin and R & B, Corrine enjoys replicating the authentic sounds of Jazz and Blues vocalists. She is also a song writer/record producer, producing recordings at M&I Studios at the Film /Recording Center in NYC

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Andy Lutkoff

Andy Lutkoff has been performing in SW Florida for over 25 years. He has performed with many of SW Florida’s top musicians including Joe Delaney, Jay Heavilin, Kevin Mauldin, Trimble McCullough, Doug Kirschner, Mickey Basil, Dave Morgan, Michael Baer, Tim Goodman, Brad Brown, and David Sarchet. In addition to leading various trios and quartets with the musicians above, Andy has lead the groups Straight Ahead and Saxdance. Both groups have been featured at Lee County Alliance of the Arts as well as at many venues in SW Florida. Andy is originally from NYC, but grew up in Richmond, Virginia

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Gabe Wallace

Gabriel Wallace has been an active working musician and private music teacher of Southwest Florida since 2012. Coming from a musical background, he studied saxophone at a young age and continues work toward furthering his musical knowledge both scholastically and professionally. Gabe has experience in many styles including Jazz, Classical, R&B, Pop, Rock, Rap and world music, and has studied with jazz luminaries such as Dan Miller, Marty Morrel, Richard Drexler, and Jeff Rupert. He currently works as a free- lance saxophonist and woodwind doubler based in the Fort Myers/Naples area. Currently he is a member the Danny Sinoff Quartet at The Roadhouse Cafe in Ft

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Curt

Curt Farrell is a drummer/ percussionist from Illinois who now lives in Cape Coral , Fl. For over 35 years Curt has been developing his drumming and musician skills, playing everything from Lounge work playing standards to country rock. In his earlier years was influenced greatly by John Bonahm of Led Zepplin, Danny Seraphine of CTA, Chicago, Steve Smith of Journey fame at the time. Grew up playing to the music of Stenffenwolf, CSNY, Guess who, Deep Purple, and Grand Funk Railroad. Curt started playing drums at the age of 9 when he was captivated by the first drummer he saw playing drum set

Laura Leary

Florida native Laura Leary is a classically trained violinist, now based in Southwest Florida, who plays and sings an eclectic mix of bluegrass, folk and jazz. While a member of the violin section of the Jacksonville Symphony she played pops concerts with Arthur Fiedler, Beverly Sills and Benny Goodman. While studying violin in Switzerland she joined an Irish band which performed at the country's major folk festivals. Upon her return to the US Laura started her own group. The 5-piece band played a mix of bluegrass, folk and rock and performed at Busch Gardens Tampa and at major clubs in the Tampa area

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Gerald Augustin

Saxophonist Gerald Augustin was born in 1988 in Fort Myers. FL He graduated from Cypress Lake High School and went on to study saxophone at Edison State University with Dennis Hill. Gerald received jazz instruction from the renowned Southwest Florida-based trumpeter Dan Miller, then from Gary Campbell at Florida International University in Miami. Gerald's improvising style draws on many sources—Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Stan Getz, Miles Davis and Louis Armstrong. He started playing professionally at the age of 16 and has performed throughout Florida for functions for major corporations, events and weddings, then recently at Carnegie Hall in New York

Mark Pettey

Mark Pettey has performed on stages around the world for over 40 years. Originally trained in classical trumpet, he's been a member of several symphony orchestras, played on TV specials for Ringling Brothers Circus, toured as keyboardist for the Marshall Tucker Band (appearing in several of their music videos on CMT), performed on recordings for smooth jazz artists, appeared in concert with Frank Sinatra,Jr., Doc Severinsen, Aretha Franklin, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Jody Watley, Peabo Bryson, Johnny Mathis, Barry Manilow, and many others of note. Pettey was Asstistant Conductor of the Naples (FL) Jazz Orchestra for ten years, and with them recorded a CD that also featured the late jazz piano legend Kenny Drew, Jr


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