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Hello jazz lover! My name is Maria Emrik and I welcome you to my little jazz universe :) I express my love for jazz music by singing and writing as much as I possibly can. I hope you can feel the love in my songs and lyrics. Music is passion, joy and happy work for me! Love, Maria
One of the most sought-after singers on the Atlanta jazz scene, Laura Coyle brings a timeless voice and masterful sense of swing to her performances. She collaborates with stellar musicians in small combos and in front of big band orchestras. She sings with a genuine love for the lyrics, and the traditions of jazz music. Coyle has performed at the Atlanta Jazz Festival, the Savannah Music Festival, Cobb Energy Centre, The High Museum, Churchill Grounds, The Jazz Corner, and The Velvet Note. She has released two CDs as bandleader: Laura Coyle, in 2008 and If Poets Sing in 2015. She is currently performing and recording throughout the Southeast as part of the Laura Coyle & Trey Wright Duo.
Aya Ishida is a New York-based vocalist and composer specializing in Jazz. Originally from Japan, Aya moved to NYC in 2013 to pursue a B.F.A in Jazz Vocal Performance. She developed her sound and style by studying with Steve Wilson and Carolyn Leonhart. In 2017, Aya graduated from The City College of New York under the Kaye Scholarship with Degree Honors Magna Cum Laude. Her 2018 debut album, Day by Day, was produced by the Grammy award-winning saxophonist Wayne Escoffery. Day by Day is a culmination of Aya's experience as an artist and reflects the pursuit of her dreams in NYC. Alongside her original compositions, it also includes her favorite jazz standards with her own arrangements
After studying the classical piano, the guitar and harmony, Phil Abraham was seduced by jazz and the trombone, on which he is self-taught. His stylistic evolution is parallel to the history of jazz, and even if he is a modern soloist today, he has worked with a wide variety of great musicians. Phil has taken part in more than sixty albums, eleven with his own group, with which he won many prizes. He has often been invited in big bands as a soloist. He took part in many recordings and concerts of the big band of the Belgian Radio (BRT). Phil Abraham also devotes his career to teaching, training courses and master-classes
The Brazilian-born, Manhattan-based singer, actor, and model Carlos Dias has led a remarkably eclectic international career. He has appeared in many of Brazil’s highest-rated novelas (soap operas) and musical productions imported from Broadway; sung pop-jazz at top New York venues; worked as an acrobatic dancer; and recorded several CDs of dance music and American standards. Born in São Paulo, Carlos graduated in 1998 from Teatro Escola (Theater School) Macunaíma, a center for artistic experimentation and freedom of expression. In his hometown he attended Escola Wolf Maya, another respected acting school; studied film acting at Studio Fátima Toledo; and joined the theater company Teatro Amador Produções Artísticas (TAPA)
International jazz artists of high acclaim are touring with a new classic style and atwist of classic pop. New generations are rediscovering and loving the romance of jazz DejaNu is bringing festivals, theaters, and clubs a new audience. The audiences who love the classics are also hearing the amazing talents of Jennifer Bruce and her jazz quartet as they brilliantly weave the classic songbook with a new spin of songs originally recorded in the pop style but with the right twist. They have given songs written by such acclaimed artists as Paul Simon, Carol King, Stevie Wonder, Burt Bachrach, Hall and Oats and the Everly Brothers new life and have audiences turning their heads and returning each time they have an opportunity to hear the New American Songbook. Jennifer Bruce, the power behind the microphone, is a multi-talented song stylist who has the chops to cover the great tunes of all time and embraces some new tunes and before you know it, the old and the new songs are seen as the New Jazz Book
Evilena Protektore is a jazz singer from Latvia, graduated from Jazz Department of Jazeps Vitols Latvian Academy of Music with a Masters degree and has stayed there as a jazz vocal teacher. Has spent a year studying in Conservatorio di Santa Cecilia (Italy) with prof. Maria Pia de Vito and taking part in a vast amount of projects with local musicians, and half a year in Hannover (Germany) with prof. Romy Camerun. In 2016 received a Nic Gotham prize for the contribution to jazz music and jazz life in Latvia. Participated in various festivals and projects: “Jazz in Latvia” compilation album, “Pori Jazz” (Finland), “Limassol Jazz” (Cyprus), “Live in Blue Bay” (Ukraine); and contests: Riga Jazz Stage (Latvia), “Nomme Jazz” (Estonia) and got a Grand Prix award at “JazzVoices 2014” (Lithuania). Evilena has collaborated with Lynn Seaton (USA), Rob Duguay (CA), Inga Berzina (Latvia), Serge Junior Robinson (United Kingdom), Tommaso Troncon (Italy), Fil Straughan (UK), Andreas Stefanou (Cyprus), Andreas Rodostenos (Cyprus), Nicolas Tryphonos (Cyprus), Leonid Nesterov (Cyprus), Tie Pereira (Brazil), Aviv Kohen (Israel), Gilad Abro (Israel), Anne Geertsen (DK), Onur Mulayim (TR), Gianmarco Tommai (IT), Federico Santoni (IT), K.Trio (NL). Since 2005 Evilena is a vocalist, composer and leader in Latvian funk band "Pieneņu Vīns", together with this ensemble has participated in a vast amount of festivals and events, gaining a solid place on Latvian music scene
Trombonist/vocalist/composer, Marc Smason learned to sing as a child in Texas and studied classical trombone in Seattle and Los Angeles with Stu Dempster, Julian Priester, Ken Cloud & Slide Hampton. Voice with Jay Clayton (jazz), Yo Jin Chong (Korean) & Ki Wasitodipuro (Javanese). B.F.A. - California Institute of the Arts and a member of International Federation of Musicians - local 76-493. Marc has taught private lessons and workshops throughout his career. He has performed around the world with such luminaries as the Funk Brothers, Benny Green, Baby Gramps, Andy Statman, Big Joe Turner, Perry Robinson, Sam Shepard, Julian Priester, Sonny Simmons, Jeff Johnson and the Ivar's clams
6 Time Juno Nominee Internationally Acclaimed Jazz Piano/Vocalist Carol Welsman Turns To Social Media To Select Tracks For Forthcoming New Album "For You"
In October of 2016, renowned promoter/producer Takao Ishizuka released the first solo piano/vocal album of 6-time Juno nominated jazz artist Carol Welsman in Japan. The album reached #5 on the Japan Jazz Chart, remained top 20 for four months and was the top #1 selling album for over five months at Yamano Music, Tokyo’s prominent jazz ...