Jazz - Rhythm - Blues - Soul
New York, USA/ London, UK
The leading pioneer of the bassoon with his many critically acclaimed award-winning recordings and live performances. As the most recorded bassoon soloist in the world, his repertoire spans music ranging from Baroque concerti to contemporary music including jazz, ragtime and crossover. He is the only bassoonist performing and recording in both the jazz and classical fields....(more)
|Donna Austin electric-guitarist : Florida, USA
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|Eef van Breen jazz-trumpeter/singer/composer : Den Haag, Nederlands
....captures the audience with his lyrical trumpet phrases and virtuoso scat solos. Not only is Eef a performer of his own (jazz) compositions on stage; He composes as well for film, theater and several chamber music ensembles.
|Phil Cornwell arranger/composer/pianist/doublebassist/teacher : London, UK
....is a London-based pianist, specialising in accompaniment, and bassist, both upright and electric. His musical taste is extremely eclectic, and he is a good reader and improviser.
Fusiontunes one-man-funk/jazz-band : Florida, USA
Vinny Ray performed with several Country Music Shows. His compositions are funky, imaginative and captivating. His leads are explosive with intense improvisations and screaming riffs.
William Gibbs saxophonist : Madrid, Spain
An accomplished Saxophonist he has a many-faceted talent in the world of music and television in Spain.where he has been Artistic Director of the television program "Lo + plus" on Canal Plus.
Mauricio Gueiros jazz-piano/acoustic-guitar : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
....músico carioca, pianista, compositor e arranjador especializado em música gospel, jingles, trilhas sonoras, spots e música para terceiros. Trabalhou durante 15 anos nos vários setores do mercado a saber.
|Thomas Oboe Lee composer/jazz-flute : USA
"Democrat that I am, I write for everyone but as you well know not everybody gives a damn."
|Andrew McCormack jazz-pianist : London, UK
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|Carmel Raz composer/violinist/improviser : Chicago, USA
An experimental musician she has been attracting international recognition for the unusual depth and breadth of her musical activity.
John Scott Cree singer/songwriter/guitarist - London, UK
....is a comedy singer and songwriter with over 40 years of gigging, telling stories, writing and recording funny songs, with 7 kids and a lifetime of cynicism (experience).
Steve Tromans pianist/electronic-synthesizers/composer/arranger : Birmingham, UK
Composer-pianist-arranger-researcher he graduated from Birmingham Conservatoire in 1997 with first class honours. Since then he has gained equal recognition as a bandleader and a sideman in a variety of nationally acclaimed ensembles.
Band Factory : Yorkshire, UK
|Big Town Playboys rhythm/blues-band : Birmingham, UK
First formed in 1984, bass player Ian Jennings is the sole surviving founder member. By the end of the 1990s the band had visited the USA three times, including a residency at Mick Fleetwood's club in Los Angeles.
|Bluth Messina Chattin Trio : USA
This jazz trio has been playing and performing together since 1982. Collectively they have participated in jazz festivals, recorded CD's and performed in Mid-Atlantic/New England area clubs, colleges, libraries, museums and art centers.
|Breenjazz Ensemble : Den Haag, Nederlands
With seven great musicians Breen creates a situation in which the senses are stimulated to the extreme in a surprising line-up with trumpet/vocals, 2 violins, cello, harp , piano and double bass.
DRIVE blues/rock-band : Weybridge, Surrey, UK
....was formed by Pete Mitchell at a time when he was playing live sessions for BBC Radio Medway with original songs accompanied by his 12 string Ovation guitar. He was 'Wine Bar' entertainer of the year in 1981.
Gipsyswing Trio : Arnhem, Nederlands
Het Gipsy Swing Trio brengt eigentijdse gipsyjazz en zigeunermuziek.
Just Jazz : Goa, India
....is Goa's premier jazz ensemble featuring Belinda Oliveira on vocals, George Fernandez on piano, Colin D'Cruz on bass and Lester Godinho on drums.
Lopes Manakas Duo american-primitive-guitar-jazz-duo : New York, USA
....is dedicated to the improvising artist, supporting experimental music and theater in NYC and is run by volunteers of creative music and theater.
The Middlesborough Jazz & Blues Orchestra : Middlesborough, UK
....perform regular concerts for the bandstand summer season events sponsored by all the Tees Valley Councils, such as South Park in Darlington, Ropner Park in Stockton, Albert Park in Middlesbrough, and Redcar Bandstand.