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Orlando Madrid

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A native of Las Cruces, New Mexico, Orlando Madrid is quickly gaining recognition for his soulful, innovative and unique voice on the alto saxophone. His talents as a gifted saxophonist, composer, and educator have made him an in-demand musician who has performed at jazz clubs, jazz festivals, schools and concert halls all over the country and in Asia.  

Orlando has performed regularly in the Las Cruces, El Paso,  Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Rochester and New York City areas with nationally touring artists and local jazz musicians. During his study in New Mexico, he performed with the Albuquerque Jazz Orchestra (AJO), Entourage Jazz, popular local Bohemian Folk band Cactus Tractor, Bobby Shew, and Doug Lawrence. He also has had the privilege of sharing the stage with Ingrid Jensen, Marshall Gilkes, Dick Oatts, Jeff Coffin, Tony Lujan, George Stone, Jules Broussard, Eric Alexander, Clay Jenkins, Wynton Marsalis, Ted Nash, Rich Perry,  Jerry Lopez & The Santa Fe Horns, Charles Pillow Big Band, The Temptations, and The Frank SInatra Orchestra. Orlando was selected as Lead Alto for the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Contemporary Collegiate Honor Jazz Orchestra, which performed at Dizzy’s Coca-Cola Club and the Maryland Jazz Festival under the direction of grammy nominated and saxophonist/composer, Ted Nash. 

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Terry Gordon

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Terry Gordon is active in a wide variety of musical styles from jazz, Latin, and big band, to rock, classical, and contemporary Christian worship music. He performs regularly with Alex Torres y su Orquesta, the Terry Gordon Quintet, the Arch Stanton Quartet, and Brass-O-Mania. He has appeared at major venues such as the Montreal International Jazz Festival, the Rochester International Jazz Festival, the Cairo International Jazz Festival, and Lincoln Center, and has appeared in programs with Bobby Rydell, Leslie Gore, and The Temptations. With Alex Torres he can be heard in several television shows and movies including Walt Disney’s Old Dogs and HBO's White House Plumbers, and with the Empire Jazz Orchestra he has backed up such jazz luminaries as Jimmy Heath, Benny Golson, Randy Brecker, Slide Hampton, Rufus Reid, Lew Soloff, Wycliffe Gordon, The Four Freshmen, and David “Fathead” Newman.

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F. August Bish

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Joseph LoCascio

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Joe LoCascio has spent a lifetime writing and performing creative music. He is an award winning composer who has written for ensembles of all sizes and is prolific in both traditional and jazz genres. As a performer he has released 18 critically acclaimed jazz recordings. He has performed and recorded with major jazz figures such as Chet Baker, Randy Brecker, Dave Liebman, Frank Rehak, Freddie Hubbard, Tim Hagans, Tony Campise, George Coleman, Pharoah Sanders, Marvin Stamm, Billy Hart,, Tim Armacoast, Ernie Watts, Arnett Cobb, Woody Witt, Ed Soph and Jon Faddis. His 1980’s recordings made extensive use of electronics, but always with acoustic piano at the center

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Mike De Masi

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Mike De Masi is a double bassist and electric bassist active on the Montreal music scene. After graduating in 2012 from the renown Schulich School of Music at McGill University with a bachelors in Jazz, having studied with some of Montreal’s finest musicians including Fraser Hollins, Chet Doxas, and Jan Jarczyk, he went on to record on award-winning alto-sax player Becky Noble’s 2013 album Salish Folk Song (Effendi). He also had the great fortune of performing at the 2013 Cairo Jazz Festival with Egyptian-Canadian musician Ali El-Farouk with special guest Nubian singer and master oud player Karam Mourad

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Art Resnick

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Art started his career in Minneapolis playing keyboard with a blues band.  Influenced by jazz artists like Miles Davis and John Coltrane, he began to play jazz professionally. His first jazz album, Jungleopolis, released in 1972, received a 5-star review from Downbeat. Over the next 50 years, he has recorded several albums with well-known jazz artists and released several of his own as leader.

Art has played and toured with a long list of jazz greats, including George Coleman, Freddy Hubbard, Nat Adderly, Benny Golson, Gary Bartz, James Moody, Eddie Harris, Harry “Sweets” Edison, Bobby Shew, Richie Cole, Charles McPherson, Billy Hart, Mel Lewis and Victor Lewis.

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Hila Hutmacher

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Hila Hutmacher is a singer, composer, bandleader, arranger, and educator, based in Amsterdam/Jerusalem. She received the DownBeat student award "Vocal Jazz Soloist" of 2021. Lately graduated (MA) from the conservatory of Amsterdam after participating as a finalist in Leiden Jazz Award and in EuroFest Bucharest jazz festival in 2020.  She performs in the Netherlands and abroad with multiple bands. In 2021 she released two new albums.

Hila started her way at the Jerusalem Academy of Music (Israel) where she graduated with excellence from the jazz department. After receiving the “Dean’s prize” and being accepted to the prestigious master’s program at the conservatory of Amsterdam she moved to Amsterdam, where she is based today.  after playing 2 years together,  Hila and the band are working on their first album which will see light this winter. Already performed a few stages in the Netherlands, among them the MeerJazz festival. Among the great musicians that Hila shared the stage with in different opportunities during her studies are Emmet Cohen Trio and the New York-based international Guitarist Gilad Hekselman.

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Gardyn Jazz Orchestra

Composed of world-class musicians from across the Philadelphia region, the Gardyn Jazz Orchestra has an unmistakable style and ability to inspire people - with enthusiasm, virtuosity and incredible sounds from each chart played. Experiencing the band live is always a trip! Each show is juiced with hip arrangements, strong musical soloists, and unkempt hard groovin’ swing provided by the rhythm section. Derived from the Saxon words GAR, meaning "a weapon", and DYN meaning "sound or alarm", combined with the termination ER gives the name "Gair-den-er", which means "a warrior"

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Dan Waldman

Guitarist Dan Waldman has paid dues both in Europe and the USA, performing as a sideman with artists such as Jason Marshall, Soul Understated (Bean Clemons / Mavis Swan Poole), Frank Willams / Brotherhood of Breath, The Real Live Show / MC Malik Work, Grupo Lokito, Gnawa All Stars and Celestine - appearing on recordings released by Acid Jazz, Jazz Refreshed, Mark de Clive Lowe and more.

His 2020 debut release as leader  'Sources & Angles', featuring Will Vinson on sax, Kassa Overall on drums and Ryan Berg on bass received a 4 star review in Jazzwise magazine, international radio play and positive reviews elsewhere including The Times and on this site.

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Joe Hertenstein

Born in Germany. In NY since Jan07. Freelance musician. Joe Hertenstein's recent performances include concerts at the Philharmony in Cologne, Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, and the Moers Festival and XjazzFestival in Germany; the Congress Hall in Warsaw, Bush Hall London for BBC, the Opera House in Toronto, the World Trade Center in Dubai, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington DC, as well as Carnegie Hall, Dizzy's Club, Smalls, Roulette, Issue Project Room and The Stone in New York City. In 2005 "All About Jazz NY" magazine praised his performance observing that "Joe Hertenstein's drums seem to be shaping the music from the bottom up", and in 2011 “Hertenstein practices that loose time-keeping so prevalent in Europe that the ignorant use to claim that an entire continent can’t swing.” In November 2010 the Portuguese label Clean Feed Records released his remarkable debut album as a leader and composer “HNH” featuring Thomas Heberer (tp) and Pascal Niggenkemper (b). In 2009, the German government honored the further development of his trio "HNH" with a composition stipend to fund the recording of their next album "POLYLEMMA" which was released on the Canadian label Red Toucan in June 2011. For his artistic achievements, Mr. Hertenstein has received numerous awards and grants on both sides of the Atlantic. From 2007-2009, City University of New York, in cooperation with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), granted him a full scholarship and tuition waiver to complete his Master of Arts degree in Jazz Studies at the City University of New York. Prior to his work in New York, Mr. Hertenstein studied music in Munich, Rotterdam, Berlin and Cologne. In Europe, he won multiple Jazz competitions, such as the Dutch Concours Ceramique Jazzcontest, and the German NRW-Jazzart-Prize. Mr. Hertenstein has received invitations to perform at a substantial number of festivals, such as the Hoeilaart Jazzfestival Brussels (Belgium), JekerJazz Maastricht (Netherlands), the Leverkusener Jazztage, Moers New Jazz Festival, Triennale 2007 (Germany), Portalegre Jazzfest (Portugal), Warsaw Jazz Summer (Poland) and many more. In 2009, he followed an invitation of the BBC to conduct a live performance with singer and Iranian dissenter Rana Farhan at Bush Hall in London. Mr. Hertenstein has performed and recorded with many international musicians such as Anthony Coleman, Kenny Werner, Chris Potter, Butch Morris, Juini Booth, Kenny Wollesen, Graham Haynes, Brandon Ross, Tristan Honsinger, Darius Jones, Jon Irabagon, Mat Maneri, Mossa Bildner, James Ilgenfitz, Sara Schoenbeck, Josh Sinton, Ken Filiano, Sean Conly, Todd Neufeld, Achim Tang, Thomas Lehn, Frank Gratkowski, Dieter Manderscheid, Matthias Schubert, Achim Kaufmann, Sebastian Gramss and Terrence Ngassa. He toured Europe in 2004 and 2005 with Canadian blues harp player Carlos del Junco. His work is released on labels such as MoersMusic, Cleanfeed, Red Toucan, 2nd Floor, jazzwerkstatt Berlin, Evil Rabbit, Chant, Springstoff, Ravello/PARMA, Meta, muworks, Konnex, Off, Fundacja Słuchaj, Leo and others. In addition to his performances, Mr. Hertenstein taught as a faculty member at the Offene Jazzhausschule Cologne from 2002-2007, he worked as a faculty member for drums and percussion at the Lycee Francais de New York, and the Trinity School in Manhattan and is a teaching artist for the Kupferberg Center of Queens College. For his album POLYLEMMA, Hertenstein won Belgian music critic Stef Gijssel's 'Happy New Ears Award' for most innovative listening experience of 2011. Joe Hertenstein’s project 'FUTURE DRONE' features German bassist and 'Improviser In Residence' in Moers 2011, Achim Tang, and the winner of the 2008 Thelonious Monk Competition, tenor saxophonist Jon Irabagon. The debut album of 'FUTURE DRONE' was released on jazzwerkstatt Berlin in June 2012. Hertenstein was a member of Butch Morris' NY ensembles Nublu Orchestra and LUCKY CHENG Orchestra. BBC broadcasted a short documentary on the band on November 13th 2011: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-15715308 He performed with Adam Rudolph's GO:OrganicOrchestra and Karl Berger's Improviser's Orchestra.


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