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Cody Navarro

Cody's voice is a time machine to the past. The 1920s to the 1970s to be exact. Frequently entertaining corporate events as well as weddings and private parties, the crooner has an uncanny familiarity with genres across the board. With an intoxicating blend of Jazz Standards, Ragtime Blues, classic Country, and classic Latin tunes, Cody will provide the soundtrack for unforgettable dreams and memories.

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Beatriz Malnic

Beatriz Malnic, Brazilian-American vocalist, vocal arranger, classical pianist and Director of Brazilian Voices arrived in the United States in 1996. Beatriz is a highly respected interpreter of Bossa Nova and Samba and has performed and recorded with musical luminaries such as Al Di Meola, Nestor Torres, Toquinho, Chico Buarque, Roberto Menescal, Duduka da Fonseca, Romero Lubambo, jazz pianists Mike Renzi and Mike Orta, saxophonist Harry Allen, bassist Don Wilner and many others. Beatriz received the Brazilian Press Awards as the Best Brazilian Singer Living in the U.S. in 2009 and 2017. Beatriz is the Co-Director and Co-Founder of the 50-voice all-female vocal group “Brazilian Voices,” a non-profit organization that performs and records in the South Florida area and internationally

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Deb Rasmussen

Canadian jazz vocalist and songwriter Deb Rasmussen has been enchanting audiences for 20 years. Deb often takes a soft, understated approach to a song, but make no mistake, she can swing! She’s known for her spacious, playful interpretations of standards, performing her own tunes, and for the way she makes time stand still as she connects heart-to-heart with listeners. A proud continuator of the jazz tradition, Deb counts among her influences Carmen McCrae and Abbey Lincoln, and gives back to jazz with her work on the Board of JazzYYC, Calgary’s jazz collaborative. Deb has studied with vocal jazz greats including Sheila Jordan and Jay Clayton at the Banff Centre for the Performing Arts as well as with Nancy King, Dee Daniels, Cheryl Fisher and Madeline Eastman

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Leah Crane

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Indianapolis vocalist Leah Crane is well known to audiences in the Hoosier state, throughout the Midwest, and beyond. The versatile singer studied at the renowned IU Jacobs School of Music. Equally at home on the international concert stage, in commercial recording studios, and in faith communities, she is also the lead vocalist for Pavel & Direct Contact Latin Jazz and Salsa. Following her collegiate musical studies, Leah embarked on a varied and extensive career as a professional vocal soloist and choral artist. She has been featured as soloist in Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Leonard Bernstein’s Mass and Chichester Psalms, Poulenc’s Gloria, Rachmaninoff’s Vocalise, John Rutter’s Mass of the Children, Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Haydn’s The Seasons, Handel’s Messiah, Mozart’s Requiem, Ned Rorem's Evidence of Things Not Seen, and Samuel Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915

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Melissa Stylianou

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Jazz vocalist, lyricist, and educator Melissa Stylianou, hailed by piano master Fred Hersch for her “gorgeous instrument, superb musicianship, and great taste,” has garnered acclaim as both a gifted songwriter and a bold, imaginative interpreter of wide-ranging material spanning diverse many genres, from the Great American Songbook to Johnny Cash to Joanna Newsom. Stylianou is also one-third of the infectious, Boswell Sisters-inspired close-harmony vocal trio Duchess, which has amassed many mentions in year-end critics’ polls and received the 2021 & 2022 Vocal Group of the Year Award from the Jazz Journalists Association.

In addition to her five albums as a leader and four with Duchess to date, Stylianou has documented her close musical bond with guitar legend Gene Bertoncini and sought-after bassist Ike Sturm on the 2022 album Dream Dancing

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Lee Barbour

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Lee Barbour is a musician from Charleston, SC. As a guitarist, he has performed/recorded with several international artists, including guitar legend Joe Beck (Miles Davis), Fred Wesley (James Brown), Earl Klugh, Chris Bullock and Justin Stanton (Snarky Puppy), Cody Wright (Joe Bonamassa, Peter Erskine), John Blackwell (Prince, D’Angelo) Quentin Baxter (Ranky Tanky, Rene Marie) Jeff Sipe, Kebbi Williams (Tedeschi Trucks Band), Elise Testone (American Idol), Ellis Hall, and Cary Ann Hearst (Shovels and Rope). He has been reviewed in Jazz Times and had appearances in Spin Magazine and the New York Times.

As a composer, he has written music for trailers, documentaries, animation, commercials and feature film

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Robert Chandler

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Staci Griesbach

Staci Griesbach (pronounced "STAY-cee GREECE bahk" / "Greece" "Bach") is a Los Angeles-based vocalist bringing together a passion for jazz and country music as she specializes in reimagining the Great American Songbook of Country Music in the style of jazz. Rolling Stone lauded Griesbach’s first single “Walkin’ After Midnight” off her 2019 debut album My Patsy Cline Songbook as “a gorgeous jazz interpretation.” Her debut album features songs Patsy Cline made famous by some of Nashville’s most reknown songwriters such as Hank Cochran, Harlan Howard, Bob Wills, Willie Nelson and more, contributed greatly to building the Nashville Sound catalog; arguably in the same way Irving Berlin and Cole Porter contributed to the foundation of the traditional jazz standards

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Clara Fornander

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Clara Fornander is a Swedish jazz singer based in Stockholm. In 2020 she finished her jazz bachelor studies at the Royal College of Music (KMH) in Stockholm. She plays in both bigger concert halls and smaller jazz clubs, and is regarded a fresh addition to the recent jazz scene in and out of Sweden. Clara grew up in the south of Sweden. During her upbringing Clara spent most of her free time playing the violin, piano and singing. In her teens her interest and work in jazz music started growing. Nowadays she is composing and performing her own music and takes inspiration from all of the improvisational genres including folk and neosoul


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