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Queen Kong

Queen Kong is an exploration of music inspired by the Radical Jewish Culture movement in New York founded by pioneer John Zorn. Led by Toronto drummer, vocalist and composer, Lorie Wolf, Queen Kong seamlessly blends Ashkenazi Jewish idiom with jazz, free improv, rock and punk to explore new sounds and ideas. Queen Kong features Toronto's top young jazz and world music performers, improvisers, movers and shakers;

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Skip Walker

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Skip Walker is a drummer, composer, producer, educator, and Episcopal Priest. He is a graduate of Boston’s prestigious Berklee College of Music (the world’s foremost institution for the study of Jazz and modern American music) where he studied with renown drummers John Ramsay, Skip Hadden, and Ed Uribe. Skip got his first break at the age seventeen touring Europe as the drummer for the New York based funk group “The Fatback Band,” but after hearing great jazz drummers such as Art Blakey, Max Roach, Roy Haynes, Elvin Jones and Tony Williams, Skip slowly began falling in love with Jazz

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Jeremy Steinkoler

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Jeremy has been playing drums professionally for over 25 years. He performs regularly with a wide array of musical projects, including his award-winning saxes-and-drums funk trio Mo’Fone, pop-jazz group Jenna & the Charmers, the Bait & Switch Blues Band, Jennifer Jolly & Friends, the Erika Oba Trio, Jean Fineberg's JAZZphoria, his own J. Steinkoler Quartet, and various other jazz players and singer/songwriters. His groovy, feel-based approach to the drums has earned him prodigious credits as a sideman, including performances and recordings with members of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Dave Ellis, Kirk Joseph, Clarence Bucaro, Jenna Mammina, Mamadou Sidibe, Chelle & Friends, Guru Garage, Valerie Orth, Rachel Efron, Flyover States, the Kevin Beadles Band, Featprints, Hot Links, Phatlip, the Jolly Gibsons, Sam Rudin, and many other top musicians around the Bay Area

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Gioele Pagliaccia

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Gioele Pagliaccia is a drummer, multi instrumentalist and composer born in Marsciano (Perugia) but raised between Italy, the United States and Santo Domingo. Thanks to his step-dad he started playing percussion at age 8 but switched to drums three years later, teaching himself how to play by obsessively practicing over records by The Police, Primus, Fela Kuti, Slayer and John Coltrane. Around that time he also learned how to play both the acoustic and electric guitars with which he still composes all kinds of music. After moving to the United States with his family in the mid 90’s and receiving his diploma from the Corvallis High School (OR), he lived and played in New York and San Francisco learning the language of jazz

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John Collin

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Alfred Sergel IV

Drummer and composer, Alfred Sergel IV, has shared the stage with Grammy award winning artists and recorded on numerous Billboard charting albums.

The energy and excitement Sergel has brought to audiences worldwide supporting other artists, he now brings to support his own original music which fuses pop melodic undertones within a modern jazz context.

Sergel's single "Y Closed" grabbed the attention of NPR Music and his latest release "Sleepless Journey", a 6-track album, was the #1 most added album on the NACC jazz charts.

Performing regularly with his own band, Sergel also performs with Jason Upton, Noel Freidline, Maria Howell and Chad Lawson

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Bob Holz

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Bob Holz and A Vision Forward is drummer / composer Bob Holz ( Larry Coryell, Stanley Clarke, John McLaughlin, Jean Luc Ponty, Darryl Jones, Mike Stern), guitarist Mikal Serafim and bassist Vynce Watson. They are touring to support Holz's new release, Holz-Stathis: Collaborative which features John Mclaughlin, Jean Luc Ponty, Randy Brecker, Ralphe Armstrong, Alex Acuna, Brandon Fields, Jamie Glaser, Ada Rovatti, Billy Steinway, Airto Moreira and Dean Brown.

An alumni of Berklee College of Music, Bob majored in performance and composition with teachers Gary Chaffee and Joe Hunt

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Bodek Janke

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Bodek Janke is one of today´s most sought after drummers and percussionists of the international jazz and world music scenes. His unique and outstanding way of playing the drums, Indian tabla and various percussion instruments has given him opportunities to collaborate with Yo-Yo Ma, Lars Danielsson, Bill Evans, Bobo Stenson, Leszek Możdżer, Gilad Hekselman, Nuria Rial, the WDR, NDR & HR Radio Bigbands, Jasper van´t Hof, Kinan Azmeh, Kristjan Randalu, Petros Klampanis, Tarek Yamani, the Turtle Island & Atom String Quartets, and many others. Dubbed as ´a master of many dialects´ by New York´s drum legend John Riley, Bodek´s distinctive sound was recorded on more than 200 albums as a sideman

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Brian Czach

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Nashville session drummer Brian Czach (pronounced "Zack") is currently playing sessions and live shows around Music City. Czach has devoted his life to being as creative and versatile anyone with a pair of sticks could hope to be. Born in Schenectady NY, he has experience playing in every imaginable musical setting, from live shows, film & TV scores, artist sessions, tours, dance bands, and live theater, Brian’s musical experience is vastly extensive. With a BA in percussion performance from Ithaca College (’98), Brian moved to New York City in 2001, where he toured internationally and played nearly every major jazz club in the USA (including Birdland & Blue Note) with Tony DeSare and recorded 3 records (Telarc Records)

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Steve Fidyk

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Known for his versatility and musical approach, jazz drummer Steve Fidyk has earned national and international acclaim as an artist, author, composer and columnist. For more than 21 years, he was the drummer and featured soloist with The Army Blues Big Band, a premier 17-piece jazz ensemble stationed in Washington D.C. Fidyk currently performs with small groups led by tenor saxophonist Walt Weiskopf and guitarist Jack Wilkins. He is also a member of the jazz studies faculty at Temple University, The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is also an educational consultant for Jazz at Lincoln Center's Essentially Ellington Program.


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