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Steve Shapiro

Vibraphonist and composer Steve Shapiro has recorded and performed with some of the biggest names in jazz and pop, including Steely Dan, Ornette Coleman, Phil Collins, SpyroGyra, Whitney Houston, Roberta Flack, Regina Belle, Pat Martino, Curtis Fuller, Jimmy Heath, and They Might Be Giants. Shapiro is also an accomplished producer and arranger whose work has appeared in hundreds of television and film projects, many for Disney and Pixar Animation Studios, with credits on an array of productions related to over forty feature film releases. As a performer, Steve has been a pioneer of using audio and midi technology with mallet percussion, and has developed a unique voice inspired by contemporary electric keyboards

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Cezary Ostrowski

Cezary Maciej Ostrowski (born 30 September 1962) is a Polish composer, musician, songwriter, author, visual artist and journalist. Ostrowski was born in Brzeg, Lower Silesia. He is best known for his work as a leader of the critically acclaimed new wave band Bexa Lala, established in 1983. Before that, he had fronted the groups: Taz and Leo Patett in the early 1980s, bands renowned for their rough, and violent sound influenced by free jazz, electronica, and post-punk. In 2001, he formed the jazz duo Trzaska & Ostrowski that released the album Blades. In 2003 his another duo Swietlicki & Ostrowski released the album Crawl

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Safety Squad

Forming in 2015, Safety Squad started as a ten piece Snarky Puppy cover band, and over the last four years the personnel and sound has changed drastically. Now Safety Squad rocks a five-to-seven piece outfit and plays original music by bandleader and composer Danny Bauer. With 2 albums available online and a third to be released by the end of 2019, Safety Squad is a force in the modern jazz world to be reckoned with. The Squad plays a genre of music they call Adventure Jazz - a dynamic blend of jazz, funk, rock, video game music and everything in-between. Watch out for the Safety Squad national tour to happen in 2020

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Plague Doktor

The nom de plume of an electronic music composer who prefers to disassociate his (primarily analogue) body of work from these forays into digital electronica, Plague Doktor generally self-publishes (or hands-off those honors to friends) his offerings on YouTube or similar free-access services. Additionally, as requested, Plague Doktor offers these EDM and Sequencing projects/experiments freely for use by both amateur and professional visual artists working in various mediums.

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Jean-Marc Foussat

Né Jean-Marc Foussat en 1955 à Oran, c’est tout d'abord avec la guitare, au milieu des années 70 que je crée plusieurs groupes aussi expérimentaux qu'éphémères pour peu à peu lui préférer le synthétiseur & le papier réglé, prenant autant de plaisir à trafiquer la bande magnétique, en solitaire. Fin 79, j’ai 24 ans et je travaille en studio, à la suite de quoi, je choisis d'enregistrer la musique improvisée en concert et collabore avec Incus, hat Hut, Po-Torch, Rift, Rec Rec, Celluloïd…. En 81, je termine "Abattage", mon premier disque solo qui sera finalement édité en Mars 83. Dix ans plus tard, grâce à « Marteau Rouge », je reprends le chemin de la scène et du public avec mon synthétiseur analogique en compagnie de Makoto Sato à la batterie et de Jean-François Pauvros à la guitare électrique. En 2005 je fais la connaissance de Sylvain Guérineau, saxophoniste, avec qui nait « Aliquid », ce qui petit à petit, va m’entrainer à jouer de plus en plus régulièrement avec de nombreux acteurs des musiques improvisées…

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Eternalkeys

Eternalkeys is an Instrumental Project created by Italian Keyboardist - Modern Composer Mimmo D'Ippolito (18/12/1982 - Brindisi), project name means union of two words: "Eternal" something timeless and "Keys": abbrevation of the word "Keyboards", a travel between Real Sensations, a World of Fantasy and Mysteries of Life . Influences goes from Soundtracks / backgrounds music generally to Electronics, Modern classical, Rock, other...Eternalkeys have a great web presence in all the important music web channels, digital stores, blog, mobile service, web radio, with many followers, great comments, good reviews and consensus

Don Dyza

Dyzatone (music sculpting & arts).. since 1987 Management: Jazz Window Record Label: Art Media Music Members: DON DYZA: synthesizers, keyboards, programming & composing * BELL KERNINGH: acustic and electric bass, bass- synth * DOMINIQUE GORDE': electric guitar and guitar-synth * PAUL ALVAREZ: flugehorn and ewi wind controller * ERIK STILVS: drums, percussion and electronic drum.

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Mike Finkel

Mike Finkel is a composer/songwriter/educator and performer... He has performed and/or recorded with: Marc Cohn, David “Fathead” Newman, Hank Mobley, April Smith and the Great Picture Show, Julie Peel, Michael Bolton, Delbert McClinton, Grover Washington Jr., Elliott Randall, Summer Ames, Lee Greenwood, Richie McDonald (Lone Star), Norman McGill, Daniel Lawrence Walker, Arlo Guthrie and many others. His compositions have been featured on many TV Shows/Commercials and Films including The Orange Bowl, MLB All-Star Game, NCAA Basketball on NBC and commercials by Pepsi, Frito Lay and Radio Shack


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