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Veteran singer and character actor Lawrence (Larry) Wolf was born in New York City, studied acting with Stella Adler and is best known as an ensemble member of filmmaker Robert Downey Sr.’s legendary catalog of satirical films. The two most notable, Putney Swope and Pound, are avant-garde and shocking today, perhaps even more so than in the febrile artistic ground of the 1960s and 70s when they were created. In Pound, he was Robert Downey Jr.’s acting partner in the five-year-old’s first onscreen speaking role, Wolf’s anguished Mexican Hairless lamenting to Downey Jr.’s not-so-innocent puppy in a film in which clothed and unmasked humans play canines languishing in a dog lockup, waiting to be gassed that night
Guitarist, producer and researcher, master and PhD in music from the University of Aveiro (Portugal), Dom Angelo Mongiovi covers a versatility of works related to the artistic universe. Early in his career he released two albums with the band Mula Manca & Fabulosa Figura, O Circo da Solidão (2004) and Amor & Pastel (2007). Then he visited the work of Chico Buarque de Holanda with the band Seu Chico, launching the DVD Tem Mais Samba (2010) in partnership with Canal Brasil. As a "band leader", acting in the area of jazz and instrumental music, he released three albums: Dom Angelo Jazz Combo (2010), Porto (2015) and Mongiovi Trio (2020). He held concerts at the main Jazz and Blues festivals in the region and regularly performs on stages, bars and pubs in the city of Recife
MAGRO is a drummer and producer from Berlin. With his unusual sound, he creates a fusion of produced HipHop/RnB music and acoustically played jazz. His project combines many of his musical influences such as Herbie Hancock, J Dilla and Chris Dave. Magro: "I want to build a bridge between catchy music and the deep elements of Jazz.“ Over the years, Magro has worked with numerous artists as a drummer and producer (amongst others Leona Berlin, Kenny Wesley, J Lamotta, Stimulus). Tours and international festival appearances (including Tremplin Jazz Avignon, Jazz Al Popolo Rome, Women in Music Festival Zambia and many more) have taken him around the world
Sonu Sangameswaran has been playing electric bass for over a decade now focused on the global sounds of Latin, hip-hop, electronica and African music interwoven with an original sense of groove. Born in India, raised in the Middle East and currently residing in Australia, Sonu is a completely self taught musician. He also has considerable experience in the fields of instructional design, philosophy of mind and earned himself a Master of Arts in Philosophy of Language. He recently released his debut album ‘Maximum Sessions Reached’ featuring a global cast of musicians
A b o u t M e : Dorian has lived and loved his musical experiences from a very early age. Starting on piano, he soon moved to trumpet. With many strong influencing teachers along his path, he has developed into the trumpet performer and educator of music that he aspired to. After completion of high school, Dorian received his associates degree from Onondaga Community College and earned two BM degree's from Rowan University in Music Education and in K-6 education. Keeping busy, Dorian has just finished his sixth Carnival Cruise contract working as a Music Director and a lead/solo trumpet performer
Roxana Amed has released six albums – Limbo (2004), Entremundos (2006), Cinemateca Finlandesa (2010), Inocencia (2011), La Sombra de Su Sombra (2013), Instantáneas (2019) – digitally released by Sony Music Latin, along with one DVD, La Voz Más Allá in 2009. Recipient of the Carlos Gardel Award for Argentine Music and the Martin Fierro Award for best song in a TV production, the singer/songwriter is also known for penning songs for other artists. She has worked extensively with Argentine multi instrumentalist Pedro Aznar, a veteran of the Pat Metheny Band and the producer of Amed’s first albums. Once in the US, she has collaborated with musicians based in NY as Guillermo Klein, Emilio Solla, Leo Genovese, vocalist Sofia Rei, and pianist/composer Frank Carlberg
Daniel "Pipi" Piazzolla started ESCALANDRUM (Jazz - Argentina) in 1999. The group's name is a portmanteau of "Escalandrún" (a species of shark which "Pipi" fishes with his father Daniel - hobby started by his grandfather Astor Piazzolla), and "drum". With a career span of over 22 years, the band has released 14 albums of original compositions, "Bar los amigos" (2000), "Estados Alterados" (2002), "Sexteto en movimiento" (2004), "Misterioso" (2006 ), "Visiones" (2008), "Piazzolla plays Piazzolla" (2011), "Vertigo" (2O 13) and "Las Cuatro Estaciones Portenas (Proyecto Eléctrico)" (2014), SESIONES ION - Obras de Mozart e Ginastera (2017), 3001PROVECTO PIAZZOLLA (2017), STUDIO2 (Warner Music 2018), "El Reino del Revés" (Warner Music 2020), "Como la Cigarra" (Warner Music 2020), "100" (Warner Music 2021), with performances in more than 40 countries around the world. The group has played with the likes of distinct artists such as Enrico Rava, Dave Holland and John Scoffield, and in 2007 Fundación Konex has placed the group among the top 100 breakthrough popular Argentinian artists in the last decade. 2011 saw the release of the acclaimed "Piazzolla Plays Piazzolla", ESCALANDRUM's tribute to the late great Astor Piazzolla, this unique recording mixes tango and jazz in a fluid and organic fashion
The Shuffle Demons leaped onto the scene in 1984 with an electrifying musical fusion that drew from Sun Ra, Charles Mingus, Run DMC and the Beastie Boys. This genre bending, visually entertaining, virtuosic jazz funk group have nine CDs, 2 hit videos, several music awards, toured 25 times in Canada, 5 in the US, 17 in Europe, Caribbean, Central and South America, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. The Shuffle Demons are excited to release their 9th album, crazy time. The album includes 10 original Shuffle Demons songs, seven instrumental and three vocal. The album also introduces new and virtuosic Shuffle Demons Matt Lagan on tenor sax and Mike Downes on bass as well as demons regulars Kelly Jefferson on sax, Stich Wynston on drums and Richard Underhill on sax and vocals
Soojin Suh, is a Korean creative music artist, drummer, composer living in Seoul, Korea. Soojin Suh has been developing a reputation as one of the most promising drummers in Seoul since her professional career started in 2008. As a sideman, she has performed on over twenty recordings. As a leader, she has released three records: “The Moon In Your Hand” (2014), “Strange Liberation” (2018), and “Colorist” (2020) and is a member of the co-led ensemble, Baum Sae. She is also a member of Near East Quartet, whose 2018 album of the same name, “Near East Quartet,” was released by ECM records.