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Bobby Faria

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Raised in Middletown, RI by two very musical parents, Bobby has been playing music since the age of 5 or 6 when he used to jam with his parents. Little Bobby would be strumming on the ukulele while his father Tony Faria, stretched out on violin or guitar and his mother, Lolly played the piano. Later, in junior high school, he played a rented tenor saxophone in the school concert band.  Then in high school he realized how much he loved performing when he sang and played guitar in several locally successful rock bands. His first real instrument had been the electric guitar and he has wielded it successfully for over 30 years in a wide variety of musical genres. In 1998, he bought his first saxophone and before too long, he was getting calls for gigs.  

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SoulCal

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With influences ranging from Earth Wind & Fire, James Brown, Tower of Power, Prince, Marvin Gaye, Chaka Khan and Donna Summer to Bruno Mars, Erykah Badu, D'Angelo, Teena Marie, Jill Scott and Whitney Houston, SoulCal is a 10-piece Soul/R&B/Funk show band. The San Diego-based ensemble, is the brainchild of Vas Panos and Craig Harris; two respected and accomplished musicians in the music community. They have hand-selected elite performers from all over Southern California, enlisting international award-winning singer/songwriter and recording artist, Joanna Pearl as front woman. SoulCal specializes in private gatherings, social events, weddings, corporate festivities, fundraisers and other formal functions.

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Dave Mattock

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A professional piano, organ and keyboard player living outside Philadelphia PA, Dave Mattock divides his time between running the Mattock School of Music, performing, and teaching. Dave is a member of the faculty at Camden County College, University of Pennsylvania, and Lafayette College, where he teaches piano, theory, music history, music business, jazz ensembles and introductory music classes. His recording career consists of three full length jazz albums under his own name, dozens of recordings as a sideman, and composition credits for TV. Dave can also be found freelancing around Philadelphia in various jazz ensembles, cover bands, wedding bands and studio appearances

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Daniel Latorre

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BRAZIL TO THE WORLD

Daniel Latorre, an extraordinaire from São Paulo, is the man of the HAMMOND ORGAN in Brazil. Studied piano and specialized to play jazz, blues and rock on B3, he received lessons from many north-american organ players like Deacon Jones (band leader of John Lee Hooker, Freddie King, he also was Jimmy Smith's student) and Reuben Wilson.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Between jams, shows, workshops, recordings and special appearances, Daniel shared stages with many international artists like Ian Paice (Deep Purple), Andy Summers (The Police, ...Rob Mostert (dutch organ player) and important Brazilian artists/bands like Caetano Veloso, Lobão, Edgar Scandurra, Os Paralamas do Sucesso, Rita Lee (of Os Mustantes), Ed Motta, Jota Quest and many others. He has also performed with guitar player of Sepultura’s band, Andreas Kisser in his solo project (Brazil Rock Stars project 2000-2008). From 1995 to 1997 wrote article and worked as editor assistant for the Keyboard Magazine and Guitar Player Magazine in Brazil trough Editora Trama. From 2004 to 2014, Daniel had your own signature rotary speaker called Latorre MVTA, that he supervised the project, it was a replica of the famous Leslie 122 manufactured by Meteoro amplifier company. In 2009 Daniel Latorre founded a band called Hammond Grooves and played countless shows not only in Brazil, but also in the European countries like Germany, Denmark, Switzerland, Netherlands and Poland, when in recent years they had three well received tours cross the country.

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Marley Edwards

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Jazz Bassist, Composer, and Bandleader from the SF Bay Area. Born in Palo Alto, CA in 1994, and raised in Redwood City, CA. His music foundation started with Piano and Trumpet, before moving on to Electric bass and then Double Bass. His earliest musical influences include James Jamerson, Paul Chambers, Jaco Pastorius, Thelonious Monk, and Miles Davis. Marley Edwards studied music and composition formally; 4 years as a Music Major at the College of San Mateo and 4 years at the California Jazz Conservatory in Berkeley, CA, receiving a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies in June 2019. He studied with musicians such as Erik Jekabson, John Santos, Frank Martin, Steve Erquiaga, Dann Zinn, Mike Gallisatus, Chuck Mackinnon, John Gove, Mike Zilber, Alam Kahn, Edward Simon, to name a few

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Greg Pardue

Professional musician since 1970 Front Porch Pandemic Jazz Jam - April 2020 to present Forecast, The Jazz-Rock Fusion - Band leader - 1977 to present The Roadhouse Band & PHD Jazz - Core member since 2005 Private music teacher - saxophone, flute & clarinet Formerly employed by P. Mauriat Saxophones, Jupiter Band Instruments & Latin Percussion (LP)

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Or Shovaly

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Or Shovaly is one of New Orleans' up-in-coming premiere guitarists.  Or has over twenty years of experience playing guitar. He has roots in blues, rock, funk and world music, with his most recent concentration in jazz and ethnic music, playing tunes from Africa, the Middle East and Jazz standards. 

He is a member of different music groups in the New Orleans area: upon moving to New Orleans, Or joined the Afro-Beat band Kumasi, serving as the lead guitarist since 2014.  Kumasi plays regularly at all of the venues and festivals in New Orleans, including the House of Blues, Maison, Congo Square Fest, JazzFest and French Quarter Festival.   Described as ‘Modern’s Afrobeat best kept secret’  (Mystery Zone Records), Kumasi plays a combination of Fela Kuti tunes, afro-funk from 70s Ghana  and original music stemming from West African concepts.  

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Stix Bones

Brooklyn, USA, home to some of the greatest talents the world has ever known; delivers another talented individual whose gift has made him one of the finest musicians in the New York, Tri – State Area. Recording Academy Member Stix Bones graduated Purchase College, State University of New York with a Bachelor’s Degree in Jazz Performance. Stix started his career touring with Rahzel The Godfather of Noise in the UK and France and touring the U.S. with 5 time Showtime at the Apollo winner/Author/Poet Jessica Care Moore. Shortly after Stix became music director for Lyricist Lounge (A hip hop showcase of rappers, emcees, DJs, and Graffiti artists and collaborated with legendary Hip Hop acts such as De La Soul, Talib Kweli, Q-Tip, Yasin Bey, Common, and Doug E Fresh Stix independently released his first full-length Smooth Jazz album entitled "Groove Like This"

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Frankie Sorci

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Frankie started playing piano at the age of four, had his first group at the age of 13, and was considered a working professional at the age of 15. Frankie Played music with Gene Thorpe and the “Yellow Submarine”, and the guitar, keyboard, and drum trio placed in the battle of the bands at the California State Fair. Nightclubs were on the agenda by 18, and with the help of a penciled in moustache, he was able to gain entrance to most of the clubs in the Sacramento area. His First “Road Job” was at 19, playing the Dude Ranch at 29 Palms, California. Frankie had caught ROAD FEVER! By the age of 21, he had become a full time Road Musician, playing the Nevada circuit and staying on the road for the next 13 years. Frankie's professional career began in the Nevada Circuit with Sandy Knox, Frankie Fannelli, and Richie Barron and the Mob, but he quickly graduated to playing every corner of the United States


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