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Kai Gluska

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Kai Gluska (b. 1995) is an Israeli Guitarist, Composer, Arranger and Educator currently living in Israel. A BFA graduate from The New School For Jazz And Contemporary Music, he has played with groups in some of the most prestigious performance halls in Israel such as: Tel Aviv Museum, Zappa Herzliya, Ilanna Goor Museum, Shablul Jazz Club, Ha Simta Theater, Ha Studio Theater, Beit Haamudim (which was awarded by Downbeat Magazine as one of the top ten Jazz venues in 2017/2020). Tel Aviv jazz festival (2019). In 2021 Kai played in the Bern Jazz festival in Switzerland. In 2020 he earned a prize from The America-Israel Cultural Foundation’s competition for Jazz instrumentalists. In 2015, Kai started a collaboration with the nonprofit Pannonica (which progresses Israeli culture by funding the recordings of the top Israeli jazz musicians, and establishing numerous Jazz venues, including Beit Haamudim). As part of his agenda with Pannonica, Kai links music to businesses (such as cafes, bars and restaurants), making live music more accessible to the general public and providing steady work for musicians. He has made over 30 collaborations over a span of 6 years and is now extending these collaborations to other cities. Kai recorded his debut album along with his sextet featuring GRAMMY nominated Shai Maestro on two of the songs. The album is a series of compositions and arrangements featuring his style of writing, a combination of his music influences and reflections of his lived experiences.

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Carl Amundson

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Carl Amundson and the Modern Guitar Quintet Guitarist, Composer, Arranger and Educator Carl Amundson, a native Chicagoan currently living in Florida, is one of the most exciting and talented young guitarists in the music industry today. Carl's energetic and tasteful playing, along with his arranging talents, are spotlighted throughout his group's, the Modern Guitar Quintet, CDs, which include Back to Business, Kinda Cool, A The Modern Guitar Quintet and his latest release, Guitarists!, all on Blue Line Music. These fine works have received enthusiastic praise from journalists, musical peers and fans alike

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Lash and Grey

Blossoms Of Your World - a sophomore album by Lash & Grey released in September 2021 // Their single After War was recently awarded The Single Of The Year in the Radio_Head Awards poll in Slovakia. Album is also currently nominated in the finals of the Andel Music Awards (Best Slovak album), and Slovak Espirit Jazz Awards (Best Album). Music, and more: https://linktr.ee/lashgrey Since July 2020, Lash&Grey have released two critically acclaimed albums, Sleepin With The Lights On, and Blossoms Of Your World. On the sophomore album, they collaborated with world-renowned musicians such as Brandon Combs, Bryan "B Dub" White (who have performed with Stevie Wonder, John Legend, or Leon Bridges), David Hodek, and acclaimed American Grammy award-winning mastering engineer Vlado Meller (who worked on albums of Pink Floyd, Michael Jackson, Paul McCartney, RHCP and many others)

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Gabriel Santiago

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Brazilian-born Gabriel Santiago is an award-winning composer, arranger, performer, and music educator. A master of both the acoustic and electric guitar, Santiago has released 14 albums (including CDs & DVDs) and regularly performs solo and accompanied concerts and festivals across the U.S. and around the globe. Filled with passion and culture, his ever-evolving sound represents a dynamic confluence of his classical, jazz and Brazilian roots. Santiago has collaborated with a wide variety of artists, including Esperanza Spalding, Chris Potter, Stefon Harris, John Clayton, Terence Blanchard, Janek Gwizdala, Carmen Bradford, André Mehmari, Romero Lubambo, Odair Assad, Gilson Peranzzetta and Recording Engineer Master Rupert Neve

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Matteo Prefumo

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Guitarist and composer Matteo Prefumo was born on April 8th, 1991 in Genoa. At age of three, he discovered his love for guitar thanks to his father.

He started playing guitar at the age of 8 as self – taught, watching videos of Pat Metheny, Michael Brecker and Jimi Hendrix. At age 15 he took private jazz guitar lessons with Alessio Menconi, and later on had the opportunity to study with world famous musicians, such as Kurt Rosenwinkel, Antonio Sanchez, Peter Bernstein, Kevin Hays, Aaron Goldberg, Francisco Mela, Scott Colley.

In 2012 he won the international jazz competition Tiberio Nicola Award as Best Jazz Guitarist during the International Jazz Festival of La Spezia. 

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Mark Morand

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Silvan Joray

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Silvan Joray was born in 1996 and grew up in Switzerland. He is mainly active in Switzerland as a bandleader and composer for his own trio and as a sideman in other projects. Concerts and tours have led him to Germany, Spain, Poland, and Israel. In 2020 he released his critically acclaimed debut album "Cluster" with his trio on German label Neuklang. In February 2022 he won a special prize for the most promising semi-finalist at UNISA International Strings Competition in Pretoria, South Africa. In June 2019 he was a finalist at the International Jarek Smietana Jazz Guitar Competition in Krakow, Poland, and was awarded with a special prize. Silvan studied at Jazzcampus Basel with Wolfgang Muthspiel and Lionel Loueke and attained his master’s degree with honors.

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Ryan Fourt

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Ryan’s career in music has spanned twenty years – between his beginnings studying music at the University of Arkansas with Professor James Greeson to becoming a Lecturer and Jazz Guitar Instructor at the University of Wyoming (which is his current teaching gig), his life in music has been expansive and well documented throughout his twenty year journey with several recordings both as a leader and a sideman. His latest album, “Big Slick” on the Colorado based Dazzle Recordings label was released in 2016 and continues to receive extensive radio play both nationally and overseas

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Doug Munro

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Doug Munro is a critically acclaimed New York-based jazz guitarist. Since 1986 he has released 20 albums as a leader and has appeared on over 100 recordings as a sideman, producer, and arranger, working with artists like Dr. John, Michael Brecker, and Dr. Lonnie Smith. He has over 75 published compositions and over 300 recorded arrangements to his credit. In the recording field, Doug has received two Grammy nominations and two NAIRD awards. His 2011 release, A Very Gypsy Christmas was a top 5 pick by the Wall Street Journal. Amazon.com picked Boogaloo to Beck, which he arranged, co- produced, and on which he played, as a Top Ten Jazz CD of 2003


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