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Stéphane Mercier

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Coming from a family surrounded by music and musicians, Stéphane Mercier studied different instruments early on before focusing on the saxophone and the flute, composition and arrangement. After studying at Berklee College of Music in the mid-90’s, he intensively toured with Mark Turner, Seamus Blake, B.Connection, Exile Society...then moved to Brooklyn, NY (95-02), where he played and/or recorded with a.o. Aaron Goldberg, Chris Cheek, Avishai Cohen, Randy Brecker, Jeff Ballard, Ingrid Jensen, Matt Penman,… Stéphane moved to Paris for a couple of years before Brussels, where he currently resides

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Doug Munro

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Doug Munro is a critically acclaimed New York-based jazz guitarist. Since 1986 he has released 20 albums as a leader and has appeared on over 100 recordings as a sideman, producer, and arranger, working with artists like Dr. John, Michael Brecker, and Dr. Lonnie Smith. He has over 75 published compositions and over 300 recorded arrangements to his credit. In the recording field, Doug has received two Grammy nominations and two NAIRD awards. His 2011 release, A Very Gypsy Christmas was a top 5 pick by the Wall Street Journal. Amazon.com picked Boogaloo to Beck, which he arranged, co- produced, and on which he played, as a Top Ten Jazz CD of 2003

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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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Beth McPherson

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Berklee College of Music Class of 2021, dual major in Bass Performance and Jazz Composition I have been playing both electric and upright bass for 13 years and have experience playing all styles of music. My specialties include metal, jazz, funk, R&B/soul, progressive/fusion (rock, jazz, funk), Latin/Brazilian, and world music (Mediterranean, Arabic, Circus). I also have experience playing pop, rock, country, and extensive musical theater pit orchestra experience. One of my strengths is sight reading and the ability to create bass lines that are melodic while still maintaining the foundational role of the bass. I have experience touring (Mystical Hot Chocolate Endeavors, The Witching Hour tour, October 2019) and played in the backing band for Youtube-famous comedian Chris Fleming at his Boston stand-up comedy show in 2018 at the Wilbur Theater.

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Vanessa Tagliabue Yorke

Vanessa Tagliabue Yorke is a very creative jazz singer, composer, arranger of her own discographic projects and an experimenter of sound languages. Her dramatic intensity and vocal ductility have allowed her to deal with extremely different repertoires collaborating with the most important Italian musicians. Sculptor and painter, graduated with honors both in the New Academy of Fine Arts in Milan and the Lucio Campiani Conservatory of Mantua, she is a singer specialized in the repertoire of classical jazz, with a particular profound knowledge of the ancient forms of jazz combined with an authentic taste for research and experimental attitude that make her an internationally active artist

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Stan Vincent

Put together his first jazz band as a junior high school student in Newton, Mass., and took lessons from the principal John Coffee, trombonist with the Boston Symphony. At Brown University, played with the Brunotes, a Condon-style band. Was a member of Jean and Doc Kittrell’s Chicago Stompers, Tex Wyndham’s Red Lion Jazz Band (Penn.), and in Boston the Jazz Doctors and Exit Jazz Band featuring banjoist Gil Roberts. Founding and current member of the Grammy-nominated New Black Eagle Jazz Band, known worldwide as the leading exponents of traditional jazz and said by John Wilson to be "the best New Orleans revivalist band in the U,S."

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New Orleans High Society

New Orleans High Society originally started with a weekly gig in the birthplace of jazz, New Orleans, LA. As the members of the band got to know each other better, a distinctive interpretation of the New Orleans Repertoire began to emerge with the sound of traditional jazz as its base but with sprinklings of Afro-Cuban, Gospel, and Modern Trip-Hop mixed in. After playing together regularly for over 18 months, the band decided to record an album, resulting in their self-titled debut. The album features Cleveland Donald on trumpet and lead vocals, David Bode on saxophones and clarinet, Peter Gustafson on Trombone, Yacine Sebti on piano and lead vocals, Steven Bohnstengel on bass, and Trenton O’Neal on drums and percussion

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Karolis Šarkus

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Karolis Šarkus is one of the young generation jazz musicians from Lithuania. National press already described him as a very promising music figure. Started from classical saxophone at the age of 6, Karolis now studies jazz and plays a variety of musical genres. He finished his bachelor studies in Conservatorium van Amsterdam under direction of Jasper Blom and Simon Rigter, studied in the Philadelphia with Dick Oatts for a while and now is seeking to get his master’s degree studying with Ben Van Gelder (Amsterdam). Karolis has already performed in Lithuania, Latvia, The Czech Republic, Romania, Italy, Switzerland and The Netherlands

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Ted Howe

Ted Howe was born in Boston, MA with a fascination for sound from the day he was born. A penchant for sound from a toddler may not always be a parent's dream. However, this love of sound grew as did that of the Red Sox from the attention he received from his Uncle Oly, who introduced him both to jazz and to baseball. Young Ted listened to every jazz album he could find, attended many jazz concerts and quickly found his favorites amongst Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, Louis Armstrong, Oscar Peterson, George Shearing, Dave Brubeck and Bill Evans. Ted began studying piano in his tender teens with Harry Smith one of the legendary founders of the Berklee College Of Music

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Cemre Necefbas

Cemre Necefbas is one of New York's sought-after singers with a growing reputation in the jazz scene. Born and raised in Istanbul, Turkey, vocalist Cemre Necefbas grew up loving music and singing at every chance she got. Cemre received her first national recognition as a jazz vocalist in 2012, upon wining 3rd place in the Nardis Young Jazz Voice Competition. In 2013, Cemre moved to New York City to attend The New School, receiving a BFA in Jazz Voice and BA in Contemporary Music. Since moving to NYC, Cemre has been building an exciting career as a jazz singer and band-leader, while collaborating with musicians from across genres


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