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Philippe Coignet

NEW ALBUM : EHA PARIS RIO NEW YORK ‘' A MUSIC WITHOUT BORDERS, AN ALBUM THAT TRANSCENDS ALL STYLES’' For EHA’s 3rd album Paris Rio New York guitarist and composer Philippe Coignet has brought together a very international and exceptional line-up: Mike Stern (USA, guitar), Cacau de Queiroz (Brazil, saxophones, flute), Minino Garay (Argentina, percussions), Michel Alibo (Martinique, bass), Andy Narell (USA, steel pans), Leandro Aconcha (Switzerland, keyboards), Damien Schmitt (France, drums), Mario Contreras (Chile, percussions, tiple), Juan Manuel Forero (Colombia, percussions, vocals), Lionel Segui (France, trombone, tuba), Sulaiman Hakim (USA, saxophone), Rubinho Antunes (Brazil, trumpet) Very representative of the multi-cultural musical scene in Paris, EHA plays a unique blend of World Music, Jazz and Funk served by brilliant instrumentalists who bring their musical touch, colors and talent to the guitarist’s compositions in a very successful and tasteful mix of acoustic and electric sounds ‘’ POWERFUL, INVENTIVE AND SIMPLY BEAUTIFUL, THE BEST OF WORLD JAZZ … EXPLOSIVE ‘'

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Ruud de Vries

Ruud de Vries is a jazz tenor saxophonist from the Netherlands, playing and recording many musical styles, though always recordings based on improvisation. When you look up his recordings on Spotify, Apple Music, Deezer, Amazon, or all other online music portals, you'll find traditional jazz, ballads, funk jazz, souljazz, latin jazz, afrobeat, calypso jazz, rhythm & blues, rock 'n roll, pop and 'DJ' dance music with sax improvisation. Ruud de Vries plays saxophone music without boundaries. He bought his first saxophone when he was already 27 years old, after attending a performance of tenor saxophonist Hans Dulfer (the father of Candy Dulfer)

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Toggi Jonsson

Þorgrímur “Toggi” Jónsson, bassplayer has been a major part of the Icelandic jazz seen for the last 20 years. Has played with with some of the best-known musicians in Iceland an also some of the many foreign musicians that have visited Iceland in recent years. 2016 Toggi released his own CD including 10 original compositions performed by his own band including some of the finest musicians in Iceland. His music is under influences from the Balkans, pop music as well as European jazz. Thoughtful and melodic compositions are at the forfront showcasing the strenghts of his quintet

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Itamar Shapiro

Itamar shapiro is an Israeli drummer based in New York City. He is a 2019 graduate of the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music and throughout the years played with world -renowned artist such as Sullivan Fortner, Joel Frahm and more. He played and recorded with his own led groups in venues around the world such as Mezzrow Jazz Club, Bern International Jazz Festival, Beit Haamudim, Shablul Jazz club and more.

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Beloveds

Beloveds is a cabaret, a burial ground, a circus, a lullaby. Beloveds is an ensemble that started in 2016 In Gothenburg, Sweden. Composer and singer Channa Riedel uses poetry in order to create music that is intimate, rugged and beautiful. They find inspiration from music such as Liberation Music Orchestra, Victor Jara, Hanns Eisler as well as Swedish and Jewish folk songs. Lyrics are by Palestinian, Swedish, American and Russian poets such as Vladimir Mayakovsky, Juliana Spahr, Stig Dagerman and Channa Riedel.  In October 2019 debut album "Så tar natten dig åter" was released on Swedish indie label Abrovinsch Records

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Channa Riedel

Channa Riedel is a writer, poet and musician. She recently graduated from the Academy of Music and Drama, University of Gothenburg and the debut album of her band Beloveds was released in 2019. This year she will begin a master’s in Literary Composition at HDK-Valand Academy of Art and Design, and is currently working on her first collection of poems. Beloveds is an ensemble that started in 2016 In Gothenburg, Sweden. Composer and singer Channa Riedel uses poetry in order to create music that is intimate, rugged and beautiful. They find inspiration from music such as Liberation Music Orchestra, Victor Jara, Hanns Eisler as well as Swedish and Jewish folk songs

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Sunhyun Yoo

Sun is a New York based professional alto saxophonist, musician, composer, educator and band leader from Seoul, Korea. His soulful dark sound springs from his influence on such giants in jazz; John Coltrane, Charlie Parker, Kenny Garrett, and more. Thought out the years Sun has explored and absorbed the traditional language of modern jazz, and developed a unique style of improvising and composing. By searching the most natural and honest way for himself to feel and speak music through his instrument, Sun has found a way of combing the musical soul of his mother land with the traditional jazz

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Emilia

Some things are meant to be. In the case of Italian singer Emilia Vancini, there are no accidents. Music runs through her veins and singing is woven into every part of her melodic make-up. Emilia’s story transcends 30 years and countless countries from Italy to her current home in The Hague. With each note and mile she has fallen deeper in love with jazz, via a story that doesn’t begin with finding her voice, but rather, tells how singing found her. “Singing is a place where I feel safe,” Emilia says. “The first time I sang to an audience it was like a miracle. To me it was home, and I sing because I cannot not do it

Michel Heroux

Michel Héroux is a Montréal based musician. More at : https://miheroux.wixsite.com/miher


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