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Frank Botos

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Born into a musical family, Frank became a first call drummer in Hungary at an early age. He worked and recorded with Hungary’s most well known musicians including Szakcsi, Tony Lakatos, Robert Lakatos, Gabor Gado. Frank studied at the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music with Gyula Kovacs and Ivan Nesztor. After leaving the school in 1991, Frank won first place in the “Krakow International Jazz Competition” in Poland. He has played on the main stages of European jazz festivals. In 1998 Frank Botos immigrated to Canada. Shortly after arriving in Canada with his brother Robi Botos, (winner of the “Montreux Jazz Festival Solo Piano Competition 2005″), Frank and Robi became well established in the Toronto jazz scene as “The Botos Brothers”

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Thomas Palance

Thomas Palance is known for his versatility as a trumpet player and innovative teacher. Tom started The Orchestra On The Hill in 2007 with five members. Since then, the orchestra has grown to a full professional ensemble delighting audiences with unique concerts. Tom retired from the US Navy Band in Washington DC after 20 years of service where he was the named "The most versatile trumpet player in the US Navy."

At the band Tom held positions of assistant principal trumpet and soloist with the concert band, and soloist with The Commodores Jazz Band. In 2005 Tom relocated to Ipswich, MA with his family where he is a freelance trumpet player, composer, conductor and teacher. Tom has served on the faculty at The Boston Conservatory, The University of New Hampshire and Salem State University and is now a professor at The Berklee College of Music.

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Bojh Parker

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Steve H. Williams

Composer, arranger and saxophonist Steve Williams has enjoyed a thirty-five year career performing many styles of music. He has appeared on numerous albums including the Latin Grammy winning (2008) "Caribbean Jazz Project/Afro Bop Alliance Big Band featuring Dave Samuels." Steve's big band album, "Steve Williams and Jazz Nation" is available on OA2 Records and features Steve's exciting arrangements and compositions. In 1997 Steve joined the United Stated Navy Band Commodores and has served as the band's lead alto player and musical director and has contributed over 50 compositions and arrangements

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Katia Cardenas

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Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Katia grew up in a musical family. Her mother, Janis Kelly, is an accomplished vocalist, who sang with Maurice White and the Emotions, and opened for Rufus & Chaka Khan, Tower of Power and Carole King. Her father, Mark Cardenas, is a professional keyboardist, and a Platinum and Gold recording artist, whose credits include Prince, Morris Day and the Time, Janet Jackson, and The Song Catchers (featuring Charles Neville). From an early age, she was raised on a strict diet of funk, soul, and r&b. She received a Waldorf education, which taught her a deep appreciation for the arts, and a passion for singing

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Phil Bowler

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WORK/PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Self-Employed Professional Jazz Musician, 1996-Present MEMBER OF GROUPS LED BY THE FOLLOWING: JACKIE MCLEAN – 1968 – 1972 RAHSAAN ROLAND KIRK – 1972 – 1976 WYNTON MARSALIS – 1982 – 1983 JON FADDIS – 1984 -1986 TERENCE BLANCHARD & DONALD HARRISON – 1986-1988 BENNY GOLSON - 1989 MAX ROACH – 1990 HORACE SILVER -1996 JACKIE MCLEAN - 2000 -2005 AFFILIATIONS: Host of Own Radio Show, “Jazz Adventures”, 1984 -2013, WPKN Bridgeport, CT  Broadcast live for over 29 years to Fairfield County, Connecticut.  Creator/compiler of WPKN “Jazz & Blues Line”, on air/online music entertainment directory.  Trainer of staff on broadcasting/computer/audio equipment.  Elected Station Music Director 1999 thru 2009 – leads acquisitions, inventory and organization of the music library in all musical styles by soliciting record label/distribution product; reporting play lists to CMJ online reporting service; handling station/record company interactions.  Selected Best Radio Personality by Variety (national entertainment trades magazine). American Federation of Musicians, Fairfield County Local 52-626; (2000-2002)  Elected President of 250-member union local.  Fully handled computer office conversion.  Redirecting membership drive.  Revised membership directory after 10 years in 2001  Worked with AFM National Headquarters, New York City.  Member of AFM National Diversity Committee. Education: B.A., Double Bass, Hartt School Of Music, University of Hartford, West Hartford, Connecticut – 1966 -1971  B.A. Double Bass - 1971  Taught Master Classes; 2001 - 2005  Jazz Adventures – 1984 - 2013  President AFM Local #52-626 - 2000 – 2002  Executive Board Member - 2002 - 2009  Summer Music Program Director: Neighborhood Music School, Bridgeport, CT - 2011  Private Music Teacher – 1970 - Present Recordings: (Partial list) o “Boogie Wooge String Along For Real” – Rahsaan Roland Kirk – Atlantic Records -1976 o “Think Of One” – Wynton Marsalis – 1983 – Columbia Records (1984 Grammy Winner in the Jazz Category) o “Discernment” = Terence Blanchard/Donald Harrison - Columbia Records o “Scenes In The City” – Branford Marsalis – Columbia Records – 1985 o “Indian Dances” – Donald Harrison – Candid Records – 1986 o “Into The Faddisphere“ – John Faddis – Epic Records - 1989 o “Volition” – Ralph Peterson – Blue Note Records – 1989 o “Art” – Ralph Peterson – Blue Note Records – 1992 o Eileen Ivers: “RiverDance”- Columbia Records 1997 o Cherish The Ladies: “The Girls Won’t Leave The Boys Alone” - RCA/BMG Records 2001 o “Streets Of New York” – Matt Criscuolo – M records - 2002 o “Fire & Love” – Jackie McLean Sextet – Blue Note Records – 2004 o “Lotus Blossom” – Matt Criscuolo – M records – 2005 o “Melancholia” – Matt Criscuolo – M records - 2009 Tours: In addition to the above artists, I’ve toured with the Count Basie Orchestra – 2005 & 2007. References Upon Request

Album

Roxy By Proxy

Label: Original Jazz Classics
Released: 2014

Album

With Love

Label: Original Jazz Classics
Released: 2014


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