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Allison Crowe

Allison Crowe (born November 16, 1981) is a singer-songwriter, guitarist and pianist from Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada who now also lives in Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada. "I love singing for people," says Crowe. "It's a way to connect and share with others. Communication is crucial. Just being able to do what I do, to write and sing and perform, makes me feel not only alive, but incredibly lucky. Knowing at any moment everything could change, I don't take one second for granted."

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Carla Cook

Carla Cook is a Grammy-nominated jazz vocalist. A Detroit, Michigan native, music seized hold of Cook at an early age. As a student at Cass Technical High School she played string bass in the school orchestra, studied piano and voice on weekends, and sang in her church’s choir. An elder brother introduced her to jazz, Cook chose voice as her instrument of choice, and she became a disciple of jazz icon Eddie Jefferson, founder of a singing technique called ‘vocalese’ where a singer sings lyrics to a famous instrumental solo.

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Cyrus Chestnut

Cyrus Chestnut born on January 17, 1963, in Baltimore, Maryland; son of McDonald (a retired post office employee and church organist) and Flossie (a city social services worker and church choir director). Chestnut started his musical career at the age of six, playing piano at Mount Calvary Baptist Church in hometown. By age nine, he was studying classical music at Peabody Institute. In 1985, Chestnut earned a degree in jazz composition and arranging from Boston's renowned Berklee College of Music.

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of Monsters & Men

Brought up on a diet of his dad playing him Joni Mitchell songs on guitar, Kate Bush vinyls and James CDs in the small village of Norbury, Charles was interested in music from an early age.
After "dabbling in techno" as a 14-year-old boy under the guise of 'Desert Phonebox Incident', he was inspired to create music with real instruments after an encounter in early 2008 with Patrick Wolf, Orlando Seale and Edward Larrikin in Dylan Thomas' home of Laugharne.

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Hope&Social

A UK based band formerly known as Four Day Hombre. Debut album "Architect of this Church" released in June 2009 on a pay-what-you-want basis http://www.alamomusic.co.uk/architect/default.asp Simon Wainwright – Vocals/Guitars/Piano
Rich Huxley – Guitars/Vocals/Piano/Rhodes
Ed Waring – Keyboards
Jason Miller - Bass www.hopeandsocial.com Life, for Hope&Social, started one drunken night in the Grove pub in Leeds in April 2007; a place indicative of modern England: a traditional pub hemmed in on all sides by Leeds’ garish glass giants and the cement palaces of new-wealth.

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Geri Allen

Geri Allen (born June 12, 1957 in Pontiac, Michigan) is an American post bop jazz pianist, producer, and music educator from Detroit, Michigan, who has worked with many of the greats of modern jazz, including Dave Holland, Ron Carter, Ravi Coltrane, Tony Williams, Jack DeJohnette, Ornette Coleman, Betty Carter, Mary Stallings, and Charles Lloyd. She cites her primary influences to be Keith Jarrett, Herbie Hancock and Bill Evans. She is married to trumpeter Wallace Roney.

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