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Elias Meister

Born in 1983 in Munich (Germany) guitarist Elias Meister is based in New York city since 2007. His numerous interests in different styles and ways of expression have led him to perform in a broad variety of musical settings. He leads his own groups, such as the Experimental Rock and Groove band Spacepilot with Leo Genovese and Joe Hertenstein, that performed at the Moers Festival and the XJAZZ Festival (Berlin) in 2017 among their shows in three tours to Germany and neighboring countries. They released their debut vinyl 'Exophonia' in 2016 (which the Süddeutsche Zeitung described as 'dancing and floating in zero gravity') and their second vinyl 'Particle Horizon' (feat

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Tom Collier

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In a career spanning 60+ years, Tom Collier celebrated his first public performance playing the marimba at the age of 5 in 1954 and marked the 60th anniversary of that performance with a 2014 concert at Meany Hall Studio Theater on the University of Washington campus. The concert featured several guest artists including guitarist Larry Coryell, mallet virtuoso Emil Richards, clarinetist William O. "Bill" Smith, drummer Moyes Lucas, pianist Marc Seales, and longtime musical cohort/electric bassist Dan Dean. After a six year gap between album projects, Tom released "The Color Of Wood" (Summit Records, April 2022) comprised of mostly original compositions written for and performed exclusively on the marimba

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Mathias Heise Quadrillion

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In 2012, Mathias Heise founded his fusion band Mathias Heise Quadrillion with equally talented peers: Mads Christiansen (guitar), David Vang (bass), and Aksel Stadel Borum (drums) + Mathias himself on chromatic harmonica/keyboards. Mathias Heise Quadrillion reinvent jazz fusion, having created a completely unique sound combining the chromatic harmonica with new, updated Funk-Rock-Jazz. Jazz harmonies and improvisation are merged with rock and funk music’s hard-hitting primal beats, and fused into a euphoric, vibrant and very personal expression of sophisticated elegance and accessible grooves. Mathias Heise Quadrillion have – despite the young age - already played at major festivals worldwide. The latest album ‘Decadence’ was released in June 2017 as a sequel to their debut album ‘Sudden Ascent’ (2015)

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Luca Crispino

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Luca Crispino, guitarist and composer from Padua, approaches jazz in 1997 coming from rock, blues and progressive experiences. During this period he has the opportunity to participate in interesting projects of fusion between genres, cultivating his own more and more attention to the study, practice and nature of musical improvisation. Since 2000 exercises the artistic profession performing live in various formations and participating in important music reviews and national festivals. Still from the same year he starts devote himself to teaching and studying experimental music. In 2013 he moved in Verona where he is one of the creators of the Artingegno Modern Music Training Center. He actively collaborates with various artists and ensembles, operating in productions record companies and live performances. To date Luca Crispino alternates his activity as a musician, both on stage and in the studio, to the didactics and musical research.

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Jamie Bullock

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Musician and composer, Jamie Bullock, grew up surrounded by a musical family and has been playing the piano since the age of 7. He was classically trained for a brief period and soon moved to playing commercial jazz standards alongside his father. At age 16, Jamie taught himself the acoustic and electric guitar and delved into the world of rock and pop. While studying music at Virginia Tech University, he was accepted into the Virginia Tech Jazz Orchestra as lead pianist. Jamie studied jazz improvisation, technique, and scoring. During this period, he was fortunate to receive professional training under mentor, Chip McNeil, jazz director, Grammy Winner, 1st tenor sax, and lead arranger for Arturo Sandoval and Maynard Ferguson. In 2001, Jamie formed rock band, “Jivestone” in Northern Virginia and resided as keyboardist, singer, and songwriter, recording two albums and playing various clubs in the Tri-State area. Relocating to Southern California, Jamie has been consistently busy, collaborating with many artists and providing additional music and arrangements on numerous recordings

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Daniel Dyonisius

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26 year old composer and guitarist Daniel Dyonisius hails from Jakarta, Indonesia. While classically trained, his music is at the intersection of jazz, rock, and blues. Miles to Go (Demajors-December 2021) is his debut album and it includes seven original tunes and a fresh take on "Stella by Starlight". An homage to Indonesian composers and songwriters, Miles to Go is something of a spiritual journey through music, from soaring lead guitar lines to soothing ballads and with simple, melodic themes that counterbalance extensive and explorative improvisation. The album features Qadra Shakuhachi on drums and Hanhan on bass

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Paul Jarret

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Born and raised in Paris, France, Paul Jarret is a young guitarist and composer playing mostly jazz and improvised music. Playing the jazz standards as well as radical free improvisation, he is involved in many projects as a leader, a co-leader or a sideman. In 2010 he has founded the band Pj5 which became his main project, a new kind of lyrical and modern jazz mixed with rock/pop sounds and improvised music. With this quintet he has been touring in France and Europe, won several awards (Jazz Migration #2, Jazz à La Défense 2012, and more), is very recognized by French jazz journalists and professionals and released three albums : WORD (2013), TREES (2016) and I TOLD THE LITTLE BIRD (2018). On this third album are playing two guests : Jozef Dumoulin and Isabel Sörling, also playing with the band on stage. Inspired by his own family (his mother is Swedish) he also founded in 2015 the EMMA project with the Swedish singer Hannah Tolf : a musical tribute to the Swedish exodus to USA in the 19th Century, blending improvised music, Swedish traditional music, as well as sacred music, and works of repetitive and minimalist composers. With these bands, some other projects (VIND, Sweet Dog, Ellinoa, Paul Jarret Trio…) and more, Paul collaborates with a lot of musicians and has numerous plans for the next years. He is part of the musical collective Pégazz & l'Hélicon since 2018. In 2019 he is chosen as the new "Talent Jazz Adami" which allows him to create a new band "Ghost Songs" with American drummer Jim Black, as well as Jozef Dumoulin on Fender Rhodes and Julien Pontvianne on saxophone

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Noa Levy

With a beautiful, rounded voice and a magnetic stage presence, NOA LEVY is a unique and charismatic vocalist and performer who sings across genres – Jazz, Rock, Cabaret, Musicals, and Pop. She has set a worldwide digital release date of August 17, 2018, for her recently recorded debut TAKE TWO EP, a thoughtful collection of Jazz arrangements featuring NOA LEVY in a duo format with three different instrumentalists. Drawing on influences from her favorite musicians and artists including Peter Gabriel, Brad Mehldau, and Carmen McRae, NOA LEVY has developed her own signature arrangements of classic and unique tunes to paint a picture that anyone listening can relate to

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Denis Krupin

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Denis Krupin was born on November 12, 1971, in Leningrad. At the age of six he began to play the guitar and studied classical and jazz guitar in the city of Leningrad. I learned to play the piano on my own. He played in various rock bands. Since 2012, he has focused only on studio work.

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Sandy Asirvatham

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Sandy Asirvatham—known artistically as Sandhya—is a writer, musician, and producer living in Baltimore, although forever a New Yorker at heart. After earning a BA and MFA from Columbia University, she worked prolifically for several years as a freelance journalist and young adult nonfiction author, and was twice awarded with a Best Columnist honor by the Maryland Association of Professional Journalists. At 33 or so, in the midst of cascading personal crises, she got pulled back into an old childhood dream. Via obsessive study and practice, she willed herself into the role of working jazz pianist and singer


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