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Heritage Blues Orchestra

The grit of low-down country and urban blues to the bold brass of New Orleans; the hand-clapping, hustle and bustle of gospel to fiery postmodern, jazz-infused horn arrangements; the haunting cries of work songs to pulsating drums that reach back to the roots of it all—if you are lucky enough to hear the Heritage Blues Orchestra, you’ll experience this and more. From the first of the twelve tracks on their debut album And Still I Rise...

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DJ Maestro

DJ Maestro, alias Martijn Barkhuis (Groningen, 1970), is een nederlandse discjockey, componist en arrangeur. Hij organiseerde onder meer de Dig This!-avonden en de Blue Note Trip compilaties die hij samenstelde voor het jazzlabel Blue Note Records. Drie maanden na zijn geboorte trok Barkhuis met zijn ouders, die in Groningen studeerden, weg uit de gemeente. Hierna woonde hij onder meer in Emmen en Arnhem. Van zijn zevende tot zevenentwintigste speelde Barkhuis viool, onder andere bij het Nederlands Studentenorkest. Hij volgde een masterclass bij Theo Olof.

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Lotte Anker

Lotte Anker. Soprano- alto and tenorsaxophone. Composer.
www.lotteanker.com Lotte Anker was born 1958 in Copenhagen. As a child and young she studied classical piano but took up the saxophone and improvised music in 1980, primarily influenced through the music of John Coltrane and Wayne Shorter but also the more experimental jazzscene in Scandinavia at that time. She has studied music at the Copenhagen University from 1980-84 and par-ticipated in several courses and workshops lead by e.g.: Joe Henderson, David Liebman, John Tchicai, Marilyn Mazur, David Murray.

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Evil Twin

There are 3 bands and one Game with the name Evil Twin. 1) Evil Twin (Seattle, USA) Hard Rock / Punk influenced band from Seattle. Signed to Flotation Records in 2006. Main release: Radio Salvation (2007). (http://www.eviltwinrocks.com) 2) Evil Twin (Poland) Death Metal. Releases include To Your God (1999), An Erotic (2002), Villian (2003), and Dying Art of the Human (2004). (http://www.eviltwin.prv.pl) 3) Evil Twin (UK)

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