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John Stein

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Internationally renowned jazz guitarist John Stein was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri USA where he took up his instrument at an early age. His talent for and love of music ultimately earned him a faculty position at Berklee College of Music in Boston, where he was a Professor in the Harmony Department. John Stein is an experienced teacher, clinician, recording artist, and author. John has performed as a leader or a sideman with some of the world's finest jazz acts, and his compositions and performances cover the spectrum of jazz styles. John is a prolific recording artist as a leader, in addition to the contributions he has made to other artists' projects

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Greg Pardue

Professional musician since 1970 Front Porch Pandemic Jazz Jam - April 2020 to present Forecast, The Jazz-Rock Fusion - Band leader - 1977 to present The Roadhouse Band & PHD Jazz - Core member since 2005 Private music teacher - saxophone, flute & clarinet Formerly employed by P. Mauriat Saxophones, Jupiter Band Instruments & Latin Percussion (LP)

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Andreas Hertel

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Andreas Hertel is a German jazz pianist, composer, bandleader, and piano teacher. Since the early 90ies he has been on the German jazz scene. He published 10 CDs with original compositions in solo, trio, and quintet settings and wrote about 200 jazz tunes, some big band arrangements, and theatre music. Two of his CDs received longlist nominations for a German Record Critic's Award ("Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik"): "Blue Bop" (Trio, 2022) and "Keepin' the Spirit" (2015), feat. guest stars Dusko Goykovich (tp/flh), Tony Lakatos (sax), "Lady Bass" Lindy Huppertsberg (b), Jens Biehl (dr) Hertel studied jazz-piano (1993-97) in Mainz, Germany and visited workshops with Simon Nabatov and Kenny Werner, Herb Geller, Jiggs Whigham, Gustavo Bergalli, among others

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Jake Leckie

Jake Leckie is a bassist whose playing is firmly rooted in the jazz tradition, informed by classical, gospel, latin music, and hip-hop. His credits include touring with Sixto “Sugarman” Rodriguez, traveling to the Havana Jazz Festival to perform with Spanish saxophonist Gianni Gagliardi, recording two albums with Canadian pianist/composer Cat Toren for her Human Kind project, recording and touring with The Harlem Gospel Travelers, and playing at several notable venues with piano prodigy Matthew Whitaker, including The Apollo Theatre, and Newport Jazz Festival. He recorded his debut album The Abode with trumpeter Kenny Warren, pianist Sebastien Ammann, and drummer Nathan Ellman-Bell, which was released on Outside In Music in 2019 to critical acclaim

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Marcello Carelli

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Marcello Carelli, 22 years old, is one of the most versatile musicians on the music scene today. Originally from Bedford Hills, New York, Carelli is a currently getting his master's degree in Jazz Studies at the University of Southern California's Thornton School of Music. He received his undergraduate degree in Studio Music and Jazz at the University of Miami's Frost School of Music. Marcello is a former Stamps Distinguished Ensemble Scholar, having been chosen out of many applicants to play in a high profile jazz quintet for four years. Along with this group, Carelli has also played in the award-winning Frost Concert Jazz Band and the Brian Lynch Artist Ensemble

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Six Bands That Swing Hard

Six Bands That Swing Hard

Once upon a time in America, big bands could swing their tails off. Count Basie was the gold standard, but there were many lesser-known bands in the 1950s that could rock the house. In some cases, they were studio bands assembled just to record one album. In other cases, they were touring working bands making a ...

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Kim Peralta

I am a lifelong musician, most of my experience is as a vocalist/guitarist, but I am now fully devoted to playing drums. Before Covid, from 2017 - 2020 I studied Afro Cuban drumming in Cuba and I especially like latin- influenced jazz but I am also happy with most other styles.

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Leonid Alekseyevich Morozov

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Leonid Morozov is a 5th generation musician from Kursk, Russia. He started out by playing harmonica on the streets of Moscow at the age of 9 to earn lunch money. Later Leonid picked up the guitar after hearing blues masters like Mississippi Fred McDowell, B.B. King and others. and fell in love with with jazz after hearing Lester Young. First portion of Leonid’s career was spent in Russia where he often played with his first mentor and biggest influence - his grandad pianist Leonid Vintskevich. Before coming to the US Leonid successfully established himself on the Russian jazz scene: participated multiple times in the “Jazz Province” Festival (years 2014,2015,2016 and 2017), “Lundstrem-fest-100”

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David Bernot

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David Bernot is a jazz saxophonist living in Denver, Colorado. Originally from Gilbert, Arizona David moved to the mile high city in 2012 to study jazz saxophone at the University of Denver and recently he received his Masters degree from the University of Colorado Boulder. He performs as a band leader and a freelance musician in a variety of musical styles from Jazz to Funk and EDM (Electronic Dance Music), and he teaches music as a private instructor as well as with the youth jazz organization Colorado Conservatory for the Jazz Arts. David is also an award winning jazz composer, most notably selected two times to be a recipient of the Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer award.

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Ulli Juenemann

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played and toured with Ack van Rooyen, Christian Kappe, John Marshall, Silvia Droste, Martijn Sohier, Jens Loh, Thorsten Grau, Hugo Read, Frank Timpe, Wolfgang Schmidtke, Jens Düppe, Keith Copeland, Jasper van’t Hof, Bobby Shew, Hugh Fraser, Slide Hampton, Mike Herriott, Adam Nussbaum, Ingrid Jensen, Ugonna Okegwo, Jon Wikan, Ian McDougal, Gerald Wilson, Arnie Chekovsky, Gene Jackson, Jay Anderson, Joris Teepe a.m.m. festivals/clubs/awards Bühl, Emsdetten, North Sea Jazz Festival, Leverkusen, Esslingen, Getxo, a.m.m. most clubs in germany, clubs in austria, switzerland, denmark and canada teaching: Conservatory Mainz, Heppenheim, main teacher jazz-saxophone, Musikhochschule Franz Liszt Weimar (2009/10), Musicschool Niedernhausen


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