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Sophie Dunér

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“It’s not fusion – it’s Dúneresque – a newly created genre!” Grammy Award winning recording producer Michael Haas.

Sophie Dunér is a singer & composer with her roots in jazz. Originally from Sweden, she travels and performs internationally as her blend of jazz, world and contemporary classical writing receives demand worldwide – from the infamous CBGB´s in NYC to Buenos Aires Festival de Música Contemporánea La Plata to Festival O/Modernt in Sweden. Her new solo CD ‘Strictly Business’ (produced/recorded in London by the renown producer Darren Allison) was released in July 2022. 

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Yoko Yates

Yoko Yates, born in Sapporo City, Japan, is a composer, pianist, and an educator. She began her keyboard study at age four and was exposed to a variety of music by her music-loving family. Though classically trained, her keen interest in improvisation led her take innovative approaches and to develop the style of composition she is known for today.

Yoko is an integrated musician with a unique voice as a composer. Her compositions reflect her multi-faceted artistry; her experience with a variety of musical genres and the visual arts; her love of nature and storytelling. She has composed music for films, media, and literary events

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Stix Bones

Brooklyn, USA, home to some of the greatest talents the world has ever known; delivers another talented individual whose gift has made him one of the finest musicians in the New York, Tri – State Area. Recording Academy Member Stix Bones graduated Purchase College, State University of New York with a Bachelor’s Degree in Jazz Performance. Stix started his career touring with Rahzel The Godfather of Noise in the UK and France and touring the U.S. with 5 time Showtime at the Apollo winner/Author/Poet Jessica Care Moore. Shortly after Stix became music director for Lyricist Lounge (A hip hop showcase of rappers, emcees, DJs, and Graffiti artists and collaborated with legendary Hip Hop acts such as De La Soul, Talib Kweli, Q-Tip, Yasin Bey, Common, and Doug E Fresh Stix independently released his first full-length Smooth Jazz album entitled "Groove Like This"

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Elias Meister

Born in 1983 in Munich (Germany) guitarist Elias Meister is based in New York city since 2007. His numerous interests in different styles and ways of expression have led him to perform in a broad variety of musical settings. He leads his own groups, such as the Experimental Rock and Groove band Spacepilot with Leo Genovese and Joe Hertenstein, that performed at the Moers Festival and the XJAZZ Festival (Berlin) in 2017 among their shows in three tours to Germany and neighboring countries. They released their debut vinyl 'Exophonia' in 2016 (which the Süddeutsche Zeitung described as 'dancing and floating in zero gravity') and their second vinyl 'Particle Horizon' (feat

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Grupo Los Santos

Grupo los Santos has been together for over 20 years developing a strong following and individual sound, with a patented blend of Afro-Cuban, Brazilian, Flamenco and NYC Jazz influences; creating unique, original rumba, samba, and funky acoustic/electric music. Drawing from the traditional/folkloric music of the Americas, played with an open and spontaneous jazz sensibility, the band cuts a very atypical profile in New York's Jazz and Latin Jazz scene. The band's love and individual deep study of these musical traditions has born great fruits, both compositionally and in performance and execution

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Curtis Nowosad

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100 years after the Harlem Renaissance shook the world, there’s a whole new cultural and spiritual awakening in that corner of the jazz world. A key player in galvanizing this fresh and dynamic sense of cultural awareness, drummer/composer Curtis Nowosad has been a major force in The Harlem Sessions, organized by renowned pianist Marc Cary. Having made his home in Harlem since 2013, the Canadian native emerges as a powerful musical force for social justice on a groundbreaking self-titled jazz and blues-driven collection that illuminates past and present history while creating some profound history of its own

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Zoh Amba

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Zoh Amba is a New York Based Saxophonist, flutist, and composer. Amba practiced saxophone to the forest before she later traveled to study with David Murray in New York, and also at the San Francisco Conservatory Of Music & New England Conservatory in Boston. Today, her music is full of folk melodies, mesmerizing refrains, repeated incantations and powerfully executed Avant-Garde. Amba has had two records released this year. Her debut record O, Sun was produced by John Zorn and released on the prestigious label Tzadik. She will have her third record entitled Bhakti featuring Micah Thomas, Tyshawn Sorey, and Matt Hollenburg released September 27th 2022.

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Mara Rosenbloom

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Pianist, composer, & bandleader Mara Rosenbloom has been called “a whole-hearted poet of the piano,” – she is a builder & a synthesist; a fiercely lyrical composer & improviser (All About Jazz). Originally from Wisconsin, Rosenbloom has spent the past decade in New York City, creating a distinctive body of work and establishing herself as a vibrant and respected part of the city’s diverse network of jazz & improvised music communities. Following the release of Prairie Burn (Fresh Sound/New Talent), Rosenbloom’s debut trio release with bassist Sean Conly & drummer Chad Taylor, The New York Times cast a spotlight on Rosenbloom, heralding Prairie Burn as a “…a trio recording of bristling provocation and full-bore group improvising…her strongest statement as a bandleader and her most dauntless effort as a pianist.” The album received a rare 4.5 stars from Downbeat Magazine, earning it a spot on the Magazine’s Best Albums of 2017 list

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Nicole Henry

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Since her debut in 2004, Nicole Henry has established herself as one of the jazz world's most acclaimed vocalists. Ms. Henry possesses a potent combination of dynamic vocal abilities, impeccable phrasing, and powerful emotional resonance. Her repertoire includes the American Songbook, classic and contemporary jazz titles, contemporary' standards, blues, and originals; while her accompaniment ranges from a simple jazz trio to a full big band. Ms. Henry's passionate, soulful voice and heartfelt charisma have earned her a 2013 Soul Train Award for “Best Traditional Jazz Performance," four Top-10 U.S

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Lolivone de la Rosa

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Lolivone de la Rosa (July 7, 1993) is a guitarist, composer, producer and educator from Puerto Rico based in New York City. De la Rosa attended Berklee College of Music (‘21) on a full-tuition scholarship, where she pursued a dual-major in Contemporary Writing & Production and Guitar Performance. Shortly after graduating, she joined the Guitar Sessions faculty at Berklee to teach the Fretboard Harmony class. De la Rosa holds a residency in the Lower East Side of NYC where she performs on a weekly basis. Her series has featured a stellar lineup including Edsel Gómez, Brian Charette, John Benítez, Pat Bianchi, Pablo Menares, Alvaro Benavides, Akiko Tsuruga, Marvin Diz, Juancho Herrera and many more.De la Rosa is currently the Program Manager of the Next Jazz Legacy: a partnership between New Music USA and the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice with support from The Andrew W


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