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Marel Hidalgo

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Almost nine years ago, at the age of six, two years after starting to learn the guitar, Marel formed his first band "Marel Hidalgo & Friends," playing in festivals, venues, and other events in the Tri-State Area, the Rock an and Roll of Fame, the Denver Day of Rock and more, bringing to audiences an eclectic mix of genres of music from around the world, which proved a incredible start to his career. 

After nearly a decade of a professional music career, Marel pursues a career in the world of the jazz guitar, including the solo jazz guitar, reinventing standards in the style of Joe Pass, Tal Farlow, Johnny Smith, Ernest Ranglin, and Jimmy Ponder, incorporating his own unique style and influences, bringing a captivating performance to audiences, while also playing with jazz legends such as Roger Humphries (Dizzy Gillespie, Horace Silver, Coleman Hawkins, J.J

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Alex Garcia, THO

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Alex Garcia THO is an accomplished drummer, composer/arranger, and producer specializing in Ska/Reggae, Jazz, and Afrobeat. Most recently, he is performing and recording with the legendary NYC Ska band, The Rudie Crew, the Jazz Saxophonist and composer, Daniel Rivera, and his project, The Hypocrite Orchestra. Currently, he is based out of Staten Island, NY; Beach Lake, Pa; and El Paso, Tx.

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Lou Walinsky

Lou Walinsky is a pianist whose primary focus has been creating and performing solo piano arrangements based on a wide variety of songs.  His background includes extensive study of both classical and jazz piano - with extraordinary teachers that included Roland Hanna, Jimmy Giuffre, and Hank Jones.  Lou has worked in jazz, pop, and klezmer ensembles for over 40 years.  He has given solo performances throughout his career, as he worked on his concepts of arranging and improvising with songs, that have develped in his Piano Works concerts.  He loves creating these arrangements and is excited to share them with live in-person audiences.  He has produced two solo albums:  Lou Walinsky Piano Arrangements: Original Interpretations of Standards (2018) and Music From Many Places (1996). Lou has also taught piano privately, taught music in Philadelphia Public Schools, and performed music programs for both children and for senior citizens.

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Nicolas Lanctot

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Nicolas Lanctôt, a Monteal based musician, was introduced to music at a very young age. Having always had a love for music, he began taking piano lessons at the age of 6, and played trombone during high school. It is however at the age of fifteen that he started learning how to play the guitar and found out that he wanted to become a professional musician. Having studied music in college and in university allowed Nicolas to make many connections in the montreal music scene. The city's culturally diverse population has also allowed him to learn a wide variety of different styles, as he has accompanied arists from Haiti, Mali, the Dominican Republic, and many more

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Aram Sinnreich

Aram Sinnreich is a bassist, composer and multi-instrumentalist based in the Washington, DC area. He writes and perform music in a wide variety of styles, from jazz to reggae to punk to R&B. He has served as bassist and/or composer for artists and groups including Ari Up, Vivien Goldman, The Specialized Project, Low Lily, Hans Nieswandt, Agent 99, King Django, The Rooftoppers, The Tributary Project, Artsouca, and Cheick Hamala Diabate. His own musical projects include: world music duo Dunia & Aram (GMO Records), reggae soul band Dubistry, and progressive neo-soul collective Brave New Girl

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James H Durchslag

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Jimmy is an accomplished musician, band leader, composer and arranger. Jimmy leads the six piece Latin Jazz and salsa band, The Latin Peppers, which plays at numerous venues, festivals and gatherings throughout Humboldt County and the Northcoast of California. Jimmy is the Director of the Jazz and Latin ensembles at the Lark Music Camp, a gathering of over 700 performers in the Mendocino Woodlands every summer. He has played with numerous ensembles during his over 50 years in Humboldt County, including Ponche!, Humboldt Time, Rod and the Ideals, the Garberville Town Band, Kachimbo, Planet 4, Crossroads, and the Pastime Silent Movie Orchestra

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Alexia Gardner

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Who is Alexia Gardner? short answer, a British-born Jazz Singer. Long answer, a talented, new voice with a refreshing sound that is turning heads with her interpretation of jazz classics such as "Skylark" in a slow and easy style that is reminiscent of old-school female vocalist. Her instrument is well tempered and smooth and mellow as fine wine.....So if you want to know who Alexia Gardner is. Checkout her music and remember her name. Alexia Gardner. Slam dunk brilliant! FROM A YOUTUBE SUBSCRIBER 2018 youtube.com/alexiajazz

I am a British Singer with Jamaican Roots. I began my career touring the British Cabaret Circuit in England and Wales during my teens.I toured with my gifted, younger sister - Paula Gardner - as a sophisticated Accapela duo called 'High Profile' and we got much acclaim for our harmonic voices. (Check out a fun old, old, youtube link HERE) As a graduate of London's Central School of Speech and Drama with a Bachelor of Education Honors in Speech and Drama (B.Ed Hons)

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Jamie Bullock

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Musician and composer, Jamie Bullock, grew up surrounded by a musical family and has been playing the piano since the age of 7. He was classically trained for a brief period and soon moved to playing commercial jazz standards alongside his father. At age 16, Jamie taught himself the acoustic and electric guitar and delved into the world of rock and pop. While studying music at Virginia Tech University, he was accepted into the Virginia Tech Jazz Orchestra as lead pianist. Jamie studied jazz improvisation, technique, and scoring. During this period, he was fortunate to receive professional training under mentor, Chip McNeil, jazz director, Grammy Winner, 1st tenor sax, and lead arranger for Arturo Sandoval and Maynard Ferguson. In 2001, Jamie formed rock band, “Jivestone” in Northern Virginia and resided as keyboardist, singer, and songwriter, recording two albums and playing various clubs in the Tri-State area. Relocating to Southern California, Jamie has been consistently busy, collaborating with many artists and providing additional music and arrangements on numerous recordings

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Gregg Young

Gregg, originally from San Francisco, was signed to a major label recording contract when in his teens and had an "NFL or NBA" musical experience while touring and recording. Gregg has been in shows that included such acts as Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, Steve Miller, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Linda Ronstadt, Steppenwolf, Iron Butterfly, Eric Burden, War, Jose Feliciano and others. Gregg has had the privilege of having guitar great Carlos Santana as a friend and mentor, and learned a great deal while playing with Bo Diddley and Sly Stone. He was granted former resident status of Alcatraz due to an overnight stay (to make music) during the Indian occupation. In 2018, Young released a solo steel string guitar album, Alcatraz, which was considered in 2 Categories for a Grammy in 2019 for "Best Roots Performance" & "Best Contemporary Instrumental Album"


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