Artists

Mateusz Smoczynski

  Mateusz Smoczynski is a graduate of the Frederic Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw, Poland. A student of Andrzej Gebski. Winner of the 2nd International Zbigniew Seifert Jazz Violin Competition. Best jazz violinist of 2017 by Jazz Forum, European Magazine. Since 2017 he teaches jazz violin at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in […]

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Marlene Rosenberg

MARLENE ROSENBERG She has emerged as one of the most talented and multi-faceted bass players on the scene today. She has played professionally throughout the United States, Europe, Latin America and Japan, performing with innumerable jazz luminaries, such as Kenny Barron, Frank Foster, Stan Getz, Albert “Tootie” Health, Joe Henderson, Marian McPartland, Cedar Walton, Wallace […]

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Denise Thimes – singer

Denise ranks with the all-time greats such as Ella, Sassy, Lady Day, Nancy, Dianne, Monica, and Carmen, to name a few. CLARK TERRY, LEGENDARY JAZZ TRUMPETER   Denise Thimes sings with such tenderness and honesty, she has every audience in the palm of her hands. She is one of the best singers in St. Louis […]

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Charles Heath – drums

Originating from Chicago, IL, Charles “Rick” Heath IV is a versatile and renowned musician from local to international levels. Playing anything from Jazz and Blues to Gospel and Latin music, his signature sound is prominent in the recording studios, concert settings, live Broadway theater platforms, and currently as the drummer for pianist and jazz legend […]

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Vijay Tellis-Nayak

    Vijay Tellis-Nayak   Vijay Tellis-Nayak has received accolades for his prodigious musical talents since childhood and is currently sought after as one of the top musicians in Chicago as a keyboardist, producer, composer/arranger, and engineer. Vijay began studying classical piano at the age of 5 and by 11 had won numerous awards for […]