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Silvan Joray

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Silvan Joray was born in 1996 and grew up in Switzerland. He is mainly active in Switzerland as a bandleader and composer for his own trio and as a sideman in other projects. Concerts and tours have led him to Germany, Spain, Poland, and Israel. In 2020 he released his critically acclaimed debut album "Cluster" with his trio on German label Neuklang. In February 2022 he won a special prize for the most promising semi-finalist at UNISA International Strings Competition in Pretoria, South Africa. In June 2019 he was a finalist at the International Jarek Smietana Jazz Guitar Competition in Krakow, Poland, and was awarded with a special prize. Silvan studied at Jazzcampus Basel with Wolfgang Muthspiel and Lionel Loueke and attained his master’s degree with honors.

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Lee Barbour

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Lee Barbour is a musician from Charleston, SC. As a guitarist, he has performed/recorded with several international artists, including guitar legend Joe Beck (Miles Davis), Fred Wesley (James Brown), Earl Klugh, Chris Bullock and Justin Stanton (Snarky Puppy), Cody Wright (Joe Bonamassa, Peter Erskine), John Blackwell (Prince, D’Angelo) Quentin Baxter (Ranky Tanky, Rene Marie) Jeff Sipe, Kebbi Williams (Tedeschi Trucks Band), Elise Testone (American Idol), Ellis Hall, and Cary Ann Hearst (Shovels and Rope). He has been reviewed in Jazz Times and had appearances in Spin Magazine and the New York Times.

As a composer, he has written music for trailers, documentaries, animation, commercials and feature film

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Shelly Rudolph

The ever-evolving—and expanding—Shelly Rudolph story continues onward and upward with the release of her latest album, the ambitious and atmospheric The Way We Love, her debut on the Origin Records label. Well-established as an organically- gifted and sultry fine purveyor of jazz, soul, pop, blues and more in the Northwest, Rudolph takes a step forward with her latest project, a drum-less and sometimes “chamber jazz-like” journey into musical terrain both fresh and linked to her continuing story in progress. Embedded on this adventure are key tracks, textures supplied and contextual cues by the lyrical, ECM Records-connected cellist David Darling. Rudolph has long been a favored voice around her hometown of Portland, Oregon, and musical travels have taken her to New York, Los Angeles, the West Indies, Japan, Korea and beyond

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Randall "Big Daddy" Webster

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Randall "Big Daddy" Webster's Bluesography Growing up in Wheaton, Illinois (also home to Jim and John Belushi), he snuck into the Windy City’s most notorious Blues clubs. They soaked in the music of Muddy Waters, Otis Span, Junior Wells, Big Joe Turner, and other Blues legends holding school on stage. Webster would often jump the “L” (elevated train) to Maxwell Street where itinerant Bluesmen plied their trade on the corner. Webster’s first guitar, a Harmony Stratatone, came from Duke’s pawnshop north of the old market. He scavenged record bins for vintage vinyl from his new Blues heroes

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LaVon Hardison

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LaVon Hardison sings jazz standards, originals, and her own eclectic and compelling arrangements of popular songs. She is equally at home at jazz clubs, corporate events, private parties, and sacred settings. Her background in musical theater, opera, and jazz provides a solid foundation for her accessible, joyful, and engaging musical explorations. LaVon is beyond versatile. She brings her glowing, open heart to every performance and has thrilled audiences all over the world. “I try to make music that delights me,” LaVon says. “When I first started singing jazz I felt that I had to do it a certain way

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Anna Jalkéus

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Anna Jalkéus is a Boston based singer, harpist, and composer known as a powerful, creative musician who writes genre bending music with fearlessness and originality. She has received many national awards such as the JEN Young Composer Showcase, Swedish Monica Zetterlund and Ted Gärdestad awards, scholarship from STIM (Swedish ASCAP), and was awarded “Outstanding Performance” with her band in DownBeat Student Music Awards 2017. She is a sought-after collaborator and frequently appears as a side(wo)man in experimental, contemporary jazz groups. Born in 1992 in Stockholm, Sweden, Anna grew up traveling worldwide with Swedish a cappella phenomenon The Real Group, seeing as both of her parents were original members

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Jorge Cariglino

Jorge Cariglino is a jazz musician, guitarist, composer, arranger and producer.

He was born in Buenos Aires where he studied with the most outstanding jazz musicians of the Buenos Aires scene, he developed his musical skills creating his own style based on the natural fusion of jazz with its cultural environment of the Rio de la Plata movement.

He is an eclectic composer who, due to his long career, covers different styles but always with a very refined aesthetic and following the great stream of the jazz guitar masters, such as Wes Montgomery and Pat Martino. His guitar playing is fluid, virtuous, strong and his sound is warm and clean

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Barbie Anaka

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A clear, fresh voice: smooth jazz, seductive soul, sophisticated songwriting, deep emotions and pure pop perfection…that’s the sound of Barbie Anaka, contemporary vocalist, songwriter, pianist, producer, and music educator. A mix of eclectic influences; artists like: Nancy Wilson, Dianne Reeves, Sade and Prince; her style blends meaningful lyrics, solid grooves and catchy melodies. Rave reviews at radio, television and print media say she’s one to watch while her music climbs the charts nationally. Carol Handley, respected radio personality says, “The long awaited new Barbie Anaka project sounds fantastic

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Perssons Sexa

Perssons Sexa is a group based in Malmö, Sweden, playing original compositions by Jens Persson. The members are or have been involved in projects with musicians and groups like: Tolvan Big Band, Marius Neset, Malene Mortensen, Andrew D'Angelo, Makross, Horse Orchestra, Tingsek and many more. The music is very personal and inviting with space for both improvisation and composition, and it's framed by a interesting and wide group sound. There are two studio albums released on Havtorn Records. https://www.havtornrecords.com/ Jens Persson - Saxophone och compositions Petter Hängsel - Trombone Tobias Ekqvist - Guitar Oscar Johansson - Piano Johannes Vaht - Acoustic Bass Kristoffer Rostedt - Drums [email protected] perssonssexa.com

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Evelyn Laurie

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