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Brian Kastan is a guitarist, electric/fretless bass player, composer and landscape photographer. He is best known for his original sounding improvisations and composing style, self-developed hybrid finger picking technique on guitar, and laying down big fat bass grooves and electric bass improvisations. Brian has released 28 albums as a band leader or band member. (Playing bass on 8 of the albums) Brian Kastan has composed soundtracks for TV and Film (Featuring Robert Loggia-Nominated for Academy Award The God Father-Sopranos, Martin Kove, (Karate Kid/Rambo), Gilbert Gottfried, Jimmie Walker (Goodtimes), Michael Winslow (Police Academy) Todd Bridges (Different Strokes) Jewels McCullough (Playboy Playmate/Growing Pains, Composed Soundtrack for Blue Lives Matter movie with acclaimed movie director Dylan Bank) Plus, composed soundtrack for T.V
Musica ex Machina is a project born in Cagliari (Sardinia, 2005) with the objective of creating an original repertoire, oriented toward improvisation and live performances. To these guidelines, we added the will to produce a type of music that would bring back the spontaneity and folk aspect of jazz, a path we followed to explore different genres of popular world-music. The result was a surprising ever-changing repertoire that immediately found public support. In 2006, we started a collaboration with the American Dance Asylum, a New York State non profit organization that produces the Ichnusa Festival (a bridge of culture and entertainment between New York and Sardinia)