Joe Carter started guitar studies at an early age, eventually focusing on Jazz. While earning B.A. and M.A. degrees in Jazz Performance and starting his Jazz Ph.D. studies at New York University he studied privately with guitarists Sal Salvador, John Scofield, Allan Hanlon, saxophonist Lee Konitz and pianist Don Friedman. After several performance and teaching trips to Brazil his current specialty is Brazilian Jazz, combining Straightahead and Bebop styles of Jazz with Samba, Bossa Nova and Northeast styles of Brazilian music.
Liberation Works are Jack Clark (vocals/rhythm guitar),Gary Dixon (drums/backing vocals),Brian Wright (Bass) and Mike Vousden (lead guitar). The band started in February 2007 with Mike Joining in October 2007 after the departure of the original lead guitarist. The band was a collective effort after a series of vague cover projects disbanded. So the band formed together with the intention of creating a whole new style of music with influences ranging from Rock and Roll to Blues, Country to Folk Rock, Indie to Western.
Smoke Fairies are a British folk-blues duo comprising of Jessica Davies and Katherine Blamire. The play dark, languorous acoustic songs heavily influenced by American forms such as bluegrass, blues and appalachian folk. The two met at school and bonded over shared pyromaniacal tendencies and they formed Smoke Fairies in 1996. The band's sound was formed while the pair spent a year studying in New Orleans and a further year in Canada.
There are 3 Bands called Last Orders, 1, From West Auckland, New Zealand formed in 1985.
2. From northern Island formed ????
3. From Northern England, who won the BBC young folk awards in 2007. Myspace page - http://www.myspace.com/lastordersfolk 1, Originally forming in 1985, Last Orders are a West Auckland, New Zealand punk outfit that were playing gigs, drinking beer and recording demos when many of today’s punk bands were still wearing nappies, (no disrespect if you’re into wearing nappies, it’s a free country).
Tom McGuinness (born Thomas John Patrick McGuinness, 2 December 1941, Wimbledon, South London) is a guitarist, songwriter, author, record and TV producer. He is best known as the guitarist in Manfred Mann (1964
Ken Peplowski (born May 23, 1959) is a jazz clarinetist born in Cleveland, Ohio, known primarily for playing in the swing music idiom. He is sometimes compared to Benny Goodman in terms of tone and virtuosity. For over a decade, Peplowski recorded for Concord Records; his most recent albums have appeared on the Nagel-Heyer Records record label.
In 2007 Peplowski was named jazz advisor of Oregon Festival of American Music and music director of Jazz Party at The Shedd, both in Eugene, Oregon.
Manu Dibango (Emmanuel N'Djok
Tom Bell is a young and upcoming musician. His passion lies in music. He plays drums, guitar and bass, and also experiments with synths. He takes inspiration from many different artists and genres.