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40Twenty (band/orchestra)

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Jacob Garchik - trombone Jacob Sacks - piano Dave Ambrosio - bass Vinnie Sperrazza - drums Inspired by the challenge of jazz club engagements from the 1940’s, 50's, and 60's, drummer Vinnie Sperrazza, pianist Jacob Sacks, trombonist...

53 Stations

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Founded by saxophonist and composer Jason Shapiro and percussionist and composer Skip Rohrich, 53 Stations focuses on original works as well as undiscovered gems by composers such as Steve Lacy, Herbie Nichols and Greg Osby, who are well...

A. Spencer Barefield (guitar)

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Guitarist/composer A. Spencer Barefield has received numerous grants for compositions from ArtServe Michigan-MCACA, Meet-the- Composer/NEA Commission USA, Lila Wallace/Reader’s Digest, National Endowment for the Arts, Michigan Council...

Aakash Mittal (sax, alto)

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Hailed as a “talented young player” with “the skills to go far” by Westword (Denver) and “A fiery alto saxophonist and prolific composer” by the Star Tribune (Minneapolis), Aakash Mittal has been making a name for himself at...

Aardvark Jazz Orchestra (band/orchestra)

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The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra, founded in 1973, is one of the longest continuously operating large jazz ensembles in the world. The orchestra performs original compositions by its founder and music director Mark Harvey as well as classics...

Aaron Diehl (piano)

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Hailed by the Chicago Tribune as “The most promising discovery that [Wynton] Marsalis has made since Eric Reed," Aaron Diehl's distinctive interpretations of the music of Scott Joplin, “Jelly Roll" Morton, Art Tatum, Duke...

Aaron Germain (bass)

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Spending 15 years as a busy hired-gun bass player, Aaron has been through all sorts of adventures; traveling the world and learning from the masters. This album displays his wide range of music experiences. Growing up in Massachusetts, he...

Aaron Hedenstrom (saxophone)

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Aaron Hedenstrom is a composer and saxophonist currently living in Saint Paul, MN. A versatile player, Aaron plays multiple woodwinds in all styles and has performed in many renowned groups, including the Aaron Hedenstrom Quintet, S....

Aaron Immanuel Wright (bass, acoustic)

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Chicago saxophonist Dudley Owens and New York bassist Aaron Immanuel Wright have joined forces, forming a powerful band that is scheduled to tour the United States and Canada in 2012 as the Owens and Wright Experience. On their new record,...

Aaron Irwin (saxophone)

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Aaron was born October 26, 1978 in Decatur, Illinois. His mother and father both encouraged him to play music at an early age, and when he was 5 years old, he began taking piano lessons with Joanne Holmes at Macon Music. Although his...

Aaron J Johnson (trombone)

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Aaron J. Johnson (Composer, Arranger, Tenor Trombone, Bass Trombone, and Tuba) is a native of Washington, DC, but currently works in the New York City area and lives in Irvington, New Jersey. A familiar sight in the large ensembles of...

Aaron Koppel (guitar)

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The Aaron Koppel Quartet is a local Chicago jazz ensemble lead by guitarist Aaron Koppel. Born and raised on the North Side of Chicago, Aaron started playing guitar at age eleven and has been composing music virtually his entire life. Over...

Aaron Leaney (sax, tenor)

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Aaron Leaney, born December 5, 1983, is a Canadian jazz saxophonist and composer who has been performing since the late 1990’s. He has worked across a great variety of genres, from avant-guard improvised music to alt rock. He is an...

Aaron Liddard (sax, alto)

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Aaron Liddard performs as a soloist and in horn sections with artists in the UK and NYC. He is lead saxophonist and composer with the London Jazz Collective, and writes for his own ensembles that have embraced jazz, funk, soul, salsa, hip...

Aaron Parks (piano)

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"Somebody once asked me to find two words that describe the music I make, and the words I picked were ‘spontaneous’ and ‘cinematic,’” says Aaron Parks. Having clarified the essence of his art, the pianist kept those two words...

Aaron Rossi (sax, tenor)

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Bay Area saxophonist. Saxophone studies with George Garzone, Eric Person and Charles Davis. Graduate of New School jazz program in New York City, 2000. Studies or playing situations with many of the greats from that faculty including Chico...

Aaron Salituro (trombone)

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Ab Kroon (piano)

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Ab Kroon (1953). Is zijn hele leven al met muziek bezig. Zowel met luisteren als met zelf spelen. In een grijs verleden wel een paar jaren pianoles gehad, maar dat was geen succes. Rond zijn 14e jaar begon hij zelf opnieuw met pianospelen...

Abe Rabade (piano)

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I was born in Santiago de Compostela (Galiza) on September 8, 1977. I began my musical studies at age 4 in the Historic Conservatory of Santiago, where the method employed for beginners was Kódaly -a way of learning that emphasizes...

Abram Wilson (trumpet)

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Born in Fort Smith, Arkansas in 1975, Abram Wilson was raised along with his four brothers and one sister in New Orleans, Louisiana. The eldest of six children, the entire family including mother, Doris Wilson, and father, Willie C Wilson...

Achille Succi (sax, alto)

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Achille Succi Saxophonist, bass clarinetist born in Modena on 1971. Mainly self-taught, he attended Siena Jazz and D.Liebman's Masterclasses. Together with Fabrizio Puglisi and Alberto Capelli he founded the “Atman" group, with whom...

Achim Kaufmann (piano)

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Achim Kaufmann (piano, composer, electronics) was born in Aachen, Germany, and has been living in Amsterdam since 1996. He is involved in a number of different projects, some of them all improvised, some of them featuring his own...

Acoustic Ladyland (band/orchestra)

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Acoustic Ladyland are a London based jazz/punk band consisting of Pete Wareham on vocals, tenor and baritone saxophone, Seb Rochford on drums, Tom Cawley on piano and Ruth Goller on bass guitar. Tom Herbert played bass on their first three...

Ad Colen (saxophone)

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Ad is a personality in the Dutch jazzscene with his interpretator, compositions and his unique sound on the tenor and sopranosaxophone. Colen was born on July 12th 1961 in Geleen, Holland. In his formative years he played a variety of...

Ada Rovatti (saxophone)

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Italian native Ada Rovatti started playing saxophone in high school after years of classical piano training. After winning a scholarship from Berklee College of Music in Italy she divided herself between Boston where she studied with Joe...

Adam Baldych (violin)

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Adam Baldych - violinist, composer and music producer. Was born in Gorzow Wlkp. (Poland), 18.05.1986. New York City - based. His nickname “Evil" is probably the best word defining his emotioning kind of playing and improvising. In the...

Adam Bodine (piano)

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Adam Bodine Trio (piano)

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Out of Colorado, USA, The Adam Bodine Trio creates instrumental music with a postmodern attitude and energy that is positive, open-minded, professional and appreciative of its listeners and supporters. Most often categorized as jazz, their...

Adam Donohue (saxophone)

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Adam Donohue has been performing and teaching professionally since the age of 15. He attended Berklee College of Music in 1996 and earned a Bachelors of Music in Jazz Composition with additional studies in Music Education. After graduating...

Adam Fine (bass)

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Torontonian Adam S. Fine had long planned to be a jazz double bassist. Picking-up and moving to Halifax for no particular reason in 2000 quickly changed the plan. Fine was surprised to quickly find himself as a popular sideman in the local...

Adam Fisher (cello)

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Oh, when the great white shark met the giant squid, They danced the Tango as no one ever did. Though neither one had been to a dancing school, Their Milonga was a jewel. Thus begins Adam Fisher's outrageous new cycle of animal songs,...

Adam Glasser (harmonica)

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Originally from South Africa Adam Glasser plays piano & keyboards. Is also one of the UK's leading chromatic harmonica players, appearing on many gigs, sessions and recordings. some major gigs include... Joe Zawinul, Sting, the Eurythmics,...

Adam Gray (piano)

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Adam Gray is a young pianist from south London, UK.

Adam Halliwell (guitar)

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It has been years in the refining of this distinct sound. It is a sound that is being labelled as Contemplative, Modern improvisation. Adam has spent years performing Jazz, learning and working with many great Melbourne musicians and...

Adam Lane (bass, acoustic)

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Combining influences from Duke Ellington, Karlheinz Stockhausen, and Melt Banana, bassist and composer Adam Lane stretches the terms “jazz" and “chamber Music" beyond convention. His blend of music and performance art takes...

Adam Lanfrey (bass)

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Adam Larson (saxophone)

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Originally from Normal, IL, 22 year-old saxophonist-composer Adam Larson, endorsed artist for P. Mauriat saxophone, Rico Reeds and Bari mouthpieces, began playing saxophone at the age of 11. Described by critic Howard Reich of The...

Adam Meckler (trumpet)

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Adam Meckler is a professional trumpet player, composer and educator living in Saint Paul, MN. He holds a B.Mus in Jazz Studies from Lawrence University, and a M.M in Trumpet Performance from the University of Minnesota. He has studied...

Adam Niewood (saxophone)

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Adam Niewood (Saxophones, various woodwinds, EWI / electronic wind instrument, Drums) is a jazz improviser and American composer living in Manhattan New York, USA. Adam grew up in a musical household in Glen Ridge, New Jersey. His father...

Adam Nussbaum (drums)

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Adam Nussbaum moved to New York City in 1975 to attend The Davis Center for Performing Arts at City College. While there he began working with Albert Dailey, Monty Waters, Joe Lee Wilson, Sheila Jordan and he played with Sonny Rollins in...

Adam Pultz Melbye (bass)

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I was born in 1981 and grew up in the country-side near the old and beautiful town of Ribe which has a quiteactive cultural life that is unfortunately constantly challenged by the menace of local right-wing and ignorant politicians with...

Adam Rogers (guitar)

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Adam Rogers was born and raised in New York City. He studied jazz guitar with Barry Galbraith, Howard Collins and John Scofield. During his four years at the Mannes Conservatory of Music he studied Classical Guitar with Frederic Hand....

Adam Rudolph (percussion)

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Originally from Chicago, composer and handrummer/percussionist Adam Rudolph has, for the past three decades, appeared at festivals and concerts throughout North & South America, Europe, Africa, and Japan, In 1988 Rudolph began his...

Adam Shulman (piano)

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Adam Shulman has been a staple of the San Francisco Jazz scene since he moved to the city in 2002. Before the move, Adam was a student at UC Santa Cruz where he studied with the great Smith Dobson and the trumpeter/arranger Ray Brown. He...

Adam Smale (guitar)

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“Standing strong in the field of “Jazz”… Adam Smale is one of the serious devotees… an exciting new voice on the scene …take notice!” – Pat Martino For guitarist/composer Adam Smale, the pursuit of musical expression began...

Adam Taylor (guitar)

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Adam Taylor Adam Taylor is a guitarist, composer and teacher from Oxford and currently based in Leeds. He is the winner of the Leeds College of Music “606 club” competition 2013 (Aeroplanes at Brescia), semi-finalist for the Bucharest...

Addy Scheele (piano)

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The repertoire of DEMI-SEQ comprises own compositions of pianist Addy Scheele and congenial composers such as Chick Corea, Joe Zawinul, Herbie Hancock and Miles Davis. The first album “By Nature" - released by the “Squint...

Ademola Adegun (bass, electric)

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I was born and raised in Lagos Nigeria (West Africa). When I was 10 years old, my brothers taught me how to beat the drums. At the beginning I like drumming, but later I got tired of it and will like to move to strings and winds...

Aditya Balani (guitar)

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Aditya Balani is an eclectic guitarist, composer and songwriter from New Delhi, India. He has worked with bands like Advaita, Aritistes Unlimited, Crimson, Think Floyd and Incognito as a songwriter and guitar player. His performance...

Aditya Singh (drums)

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Aditya Singh is a drummer from New Delhi, India who has gained acclaim playing with the modern jazz trio Fubar Ghetto. Aditya's playing is based on feel and improvisation and not really knowing where the “1" is.
 

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