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Roy Hargrove is an American jazz trumpeter. He won worldwide notice after winning two Grammy Awards for differing types of music. Hargrove won his first Grammy Award in 1998 for the album Habana with Crisol, the Afro-Cuban band he founded. He won a Grammy Award in 2002 for Directions In Music: Live at massey Hall with co-leaders Herbie hancock and Michael Brecker. 

Three phenomenal musicians, virtuoso masters of fusion jazz in one band. HBC is Scott Henderson, Jeff Berlin and Dennis Chambers.

“In the select group of contemporary vibes players, Locke has claims to head the list.” (Penguin Encyclopedia of Jazz). Joe  Locke is an American jazz vibraphonist, composer, and educator.

GRAMMY® award-winning singer-composer-bassist Esperanza (Emily) Spalding is announcing spring and summer tour dates for her newest project Emily’s D+Evolution...  Rekindling her childhood interest in theatre, poetry and movement, this new project delves into a broader concept of performance.

Grace Kelly an Asian-American jazz saxophonist, vocalist, songwriter, arranger, and bandleader. Kelly became the youngest ever musician voted to the Down Beat Magazine's Critics Poll at age 16. At 18 she released her sixth album, Man with the Hat, a collaboration with jazz legend Phil Woods.

"Grace Kelly plays with intelligence, wit and feeling. She has a great amount of natural ability and the ability to adapt. That is the hallmark of a first-class jazz musician” says about her Wynton Marsalis.

Robert Cray is an American blues guitarist and singer, a five-time Grammy Award winner. His new album "In My Soul" reached No1. in the US Blues Charts this year.

Kirkland "Kirk" Lightsey is an American jazz pianist. Lightsey had piano instruction from the age of five and studied piano and clarinet through high school. After service in the Army, Lightsey worked in Detroit and California in the 1960s as an accompanist to singers. 

Singer Robert Summerfield’s American background, with roots in Chicago and Michigan, is blended with a tangibly European style. As a consequence, ROBB’s music is permeated by smooth, soulful vocals, acting in contrast to beat-heavy, playful, instrumentals.

“The human voice is so powerful,” says Cory Henry. “When I’m singing, it’s like this extra way of connecting and communicating with people beyond what I can do just playing the organ. I’m able to convey these messages that are really important and meaningful to me through my words. Being front and center like this every night, it’s a challenge, but I’m up for it.”

José James is an American vocalist best known for performing and blending modern jazz and hip-hop. James performs all over the world both as a leader and with other groups. José is the modern version of Terry Callier and Gil Scott-Heron.