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Alice in Grooveland

Intrepid quartet of jazz funksters with an impressively varied repertoire. Expect anything from the classic 50s Blue Note sound to 70s space funk - spiced up with a dash of 90s acid jazz and Brazilian disco! AIG have the chameleon-like ability to tailor their sound to very different venues and audiences - they are equally at home in a classy restaurant, busy pub or crowded nightclub. How did it all start? In mid 2009, four busy, experienced musicians joined forces to form a project that is creative and entertaining in equal measure. After experimenting with various line ups, they settled on the present lean, stripped-down quartet format in November 2009. 'The uncluttered line up gives us the space to try anything,' explains keyboardist Andrew. With the introduction of more and more original material, impromptu jams with vocalists and the increasing use of synths and electronics, 2010 looks promising indeed for Alice in Grooveland. Catch them live around central and South East London - not to be missed!

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Carmen Linares

Carmen Pacheco Rodríguez, born in Linares (Jaén) in 1951, is without doubt a fundamental pillar of all current flamenco singing, she masters a vast repertoire of flamenco styles due to her long experience. Her enormous versatility has allowed her to take part in zarzuelas (a Spanish form of musical drama), plays and several projects involving classical musicians and musicans from the world of jazz. Out of her works, the recording of an anthology of female flamenco singing is the one which stands out.

Read more about Carmen Linares on Last.fm.

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Maia

There is more than one artist with this name, so please leave the pic with both artists.
Hay más de un artista con el nombre de Maia, así que por favor dejen la foto con los dos artistas. 1. Maia - UK Alternative Folk Band Maia are a British Band, born all over the UK and brought together in Huddersfield, who have been compared with Beirut and Noah and the Whale; on pills. Their self-titled debut album is being released in March 2010, including the single "Sidelines".

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Al Di Meola

Al Di Meola's highly celebrated career has spanned a wide range of emotions into a unique style embodying the artists world inspired influences. From the velocity and heat of his early solo efforts to the challenge and triumph of the "Di Meola / McLaughlin / De Lucia (Guitar Trio)", from the Brazilian explorations of "Cielo e Terra" and "Soaring Through A Dream" to the global romanticism and Tango inflection of Al's acoustic group "World Synfonia" (self titled debut) and the 2nd "World Sinfonia" recording Heart of the Immigrants.

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Johnny Chingas

Raul Garza better known as Johnny Chingas, there isn't much information on him in the internet other an excerpt from a Don Snowden story that was published in the Los Angeles Times on 3/1/1985: Nobody needs to tell Jonny Chingas about the difficulties of the do-it-yourself approach to pop music. The singer/saxophonist/keyboardist, who brings his eight-piece band to the Lingerie tonight, has been acting as a one-man record company during his seven-year campaign to break into the pop mainstream.

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Przemysław Strączek Group

Przemysław Strączek (1976) - jazz guitarist, composer, arranger, producer, educator. Completed studies in music education at the Silesian University in Cieszyn, as well as receiving a degree from the Jazz Institute at the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice. He is also a laureate of the Marek Bliziński Master Guitarists' Competition in Warsaw, which he won in 2001 and 2003, and the All-Poland Competition for Guitar Improvisation in Kielce, in 2005. From 1998 to 2006 he led his first group, Tres Jazz, with which he recorded the album “The Shape of Melody” in 2004.

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