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Jua

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Incredible how it’s been over ten years since Jua Howard was making quite a name for himself in neo-soul circles, crooning in velvety tenor tones reminiscent of Luther Vandross and Donny Hathaway in clubs from New York City to London. “Anticipation”, his 2007 self-released debut CD of mostly original mid-tempo tunes and ballads, was picking up play on Smooth Jazz and R&B stations. Yet Jua, who uses only his first name professionally (Swahili for “sun”), was having second thoughts about his musical direction. The Chicago-born singer says, “With the R&B neo-soul scene, everything started to sound the same.” While living in the Washington D.C

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Dreamroot Explores Expression And Healing Through Genre-Defying Art With Their Release 'Phases.'

Dreamroot Explores Expression And Healing Through Genre-Defying Art With Their Release 'Phases.'

DreamRoot releases Phases, an emotional and provocative exploration of healing through personal and collective creation of genre-defying music. Phases simultaneously grooves and contemplates the reality of the modern age as it draws inspiration from those icons who have walked the lines between genres, and shines with original brilliance from the collaborative creative efforts of all members ...

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Richie Love

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RICHIE LOVE aka The Saxiest Man Alive is a gifted saxophonist/vocalist and innovative virtuoso music artist. At an early age, he was nurtured deep in the genre roots of “Jazz”, “Blues”, “Rhythm and blues”, and “Funk” Richie plays ALL Saxophones, he's a Composer, Producer, Arranger, Vocalist, Band Leader, Teacher and Mentor. Ceo of Saxworld Productions Since 1985 established in Los Angeles, his First Record Release was "1987". Richie Started playing Alto Sax at Age 6 and has Performed, Recorded and Studied with Some of the Greats, Johnny Otis, Buddy Miles, Norman Connors, Shuggie Otis, Andre Lewis(Mandre), Lalomie Washburn, Barbara Morrison, Angela Bofill, Rickey Minor and Lester Abrams to name a few

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Ed Hauser

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Jabu Graybeal

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Charles Chace

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Charles Chace is a artist/musician. He produces multi-instrumental improvised works with the use of multi-track recording under the pseudo group "The Paul Swest". These recordings have earned critical accolades—his debut release Wizard Talk was described as a "sonic adventure full of texture."

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Eric Hirsh

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Eric Hirsh is a restless and ambitious musician whose growing, genre-crossing body of work is finally being showcased in “Distillation,” his debut album as a bandleader. For the past 12 years, Hirsh has lived in Durham, NC where he co-creates as a founding member of progressive hip hop quartet The Beast and as a director of Orquesta GarDel, a large-format salsa band. Increasingly, he has focused on writing and performing with a jazz quartet comprising longtime friends and Beast rhythm section Pete Kimosh (bass), Stephen Coffman (drums), and Aaron Hill (saxophone). Hirsh is a 2012 recipient of the North Carolina Arts Council Composer Fellowship, and a four-time winner of the Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award

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Ariel Pocock

25-year-old Ariel Pocock has received international acclaim as an equally captivating jazz pianist, vocalist, and composer. Ariel's notable performances as a headline act include the Montreal International Jazz Festival, the Gilmore International Keyboard Festival, the Rochester International Jazz Festival, the Vancouver International Jazz Festival, the 2014 Jazz Cruise, the Tokyo Jazz Festival, the Quebec City International Jazz Festival, the Stanford Jazz Workshop, and many more. Ariel's original compositions and songs draw inspiration from a wide array of sources: Cuban and Brazilian folk music, the Great American Songbook, modern jazz composers such as Chick Corea and Brad Mehldau, and songwriters like Joni Mitchell, Randy Newman, and Paul Simon

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Paul Westlake


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