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Sophia Agranovich
Internationally acclaimed soloist, chamber musician, Juilliard graduate and Steinway Artist, Ms. Agranovich has performed in USA, Europe, Israel, and Canada. Among her venues are Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Salle Cortot, Ehrbar Saal, and more. Sophia Agranovich is an esteemed pedagogue, lecturer, master class clinician, adjudicator, and is a recipient of numerous awards…
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Talent: Arranger; Composer; Instrumentalist
Genre: Classical

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http://sophiagranovich.com/press
Website:
http://sophiagranovich.com
Contact: sofilana@yahoo.com

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Luis Bacque
Luis Bacque is a Platinum selling New York / New Jersey based recording, mixing and mastering engineer. He is also the owner and operator of Bacque Recording Studio.
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Talent: Engineer, Producer
Genre: Multiple

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Website:
www.bacquerecording.com
Contact: bacrec@gmail.com

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Heidi Breyer
Contemporary classical composer and pianist Heidi Breyer is an award-winner, nominated in the Independent Music Awards and Zone Music Awards (5 Nominations and 3 Awards, in 2010, 2012, 2015, 2019). She studied at the Trinity College of Music in London, and has since moved to the greater NYC area where she teaches and prepares her multi-media concerts...
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Talent: Composer; Performer
Genre: New Age; Visual Media

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Website:
http://heidibreyer.com/
Contact: heidi@breyervolkov.com

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Louis Caimano
Lou Caimano is a saxophonist, composer, educator and administrator, and has been a working member of the Greater New York area musician's free-lance community since 1981. He is the composer/arranger of numerous jazz fusion, new age and commercial compositions, including the first "Dyad" collaboration with Eric Olsen.…
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Talent: Arranger; Conductor; Educator; Instrumentalist
Genre: Classical; Jazz; New Age

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Website:
www.DYADPlays.com
Contact: LouCaimano@gmail.com

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Shirley Cason
Influenced by artists like Barbra Streisand, Janis Ian, Bette Midler, and Joni Mitchell, Shirley Cason has devoted her career to producing albums of peaceful yet inspiring music. When you hear what she creates with her piano, you'll understand the titles, including like "My Peaceful World" and "Relaxing Piano," just to name a few...
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Talent: Arranger; Composer; Conductor; Songwriter
Genre: New Age, Pop

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Website:
www.shirleycason.com
Contact: casonmusic@verizon.net

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Chanidu
Expand your music collection with multicultural music from Chanidu Music. He creates distinctive songs that are a mixture of Nigerian sounds and classic American genres. His music has a unique sound, with lyrics reach deep into feelings, loving, and caring…
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Talent: Lyricist; Songwriter
Genre: World

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Website:
www.chanidumusic.com
Contact: chanidu005@gmail.com

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Lisa Coppola
A life-long Jersey Girl with a 4.5 octave vocal range, Lisa has a passion for music and has developed a style that blurs the lines between love-gone-bad country, heartfelt rock and the blues. Lisa won the 2017 Josie Award for Modern Country Song of the Year by a Female Artist.
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Talent: Performer, Songwriter; Vocalist
Genre: Blues; Country; Rock

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www.lisacoppola.com/press-bio
Website:
www.lisacoppola.com
Contact: lisavox918@gmail.com

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Tony Finno
New York-based orchestrator, arranger and copyist Tony Finno has worked with Marvin Hamlisch, Liza Minelli, Natalie Merchant, Bette Midler, David Byrne, Harry Connick, Jr., Radio City Music Hall, The Will Rogers Follies, Wynton Marsalis, Tony Bennet, and more. His work can be heard on many television commercials including: AT&T, Hallmark, FedEx, MasterCard, McDonald’s, Coca Cola and more.
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Talent: Arranger; Composer
Genre: Pop; Rock; Traditional Pop

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Website:
http://tonyfinno.com/
Contact: composer1090@aol.com

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Jackie Gage
Jackie Gage's velvety voice, and uplifting, sentimental songwriting paint a relaxed atmosphere. With her relocation to New York, Jackie has opened for the likes of Darlene Love, El Debarge, Eric Benét, and Marsha Ambrosius, among many others. Whether performing in New York or California, or even abroad in Europe, she creates a sparking, uplifting feeling in her music that gives audiences a sense of peace—a feeling much needed in these times.
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Talent: Performer; Songwriter; Vocalist
Genre: Adult Contemporary; Jazz; Pop

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Website:
https://jackiegage.com
Contact: jackiegmusic@gmail.com

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Paul Gargiulo
New Jersey 2 time Josie award winning 2017 2018 Americana Artist Of The Year recording artist and guitarist/singer/songwriter Paul Gargiulo is currently working on his seventh CD, and has already released six studio albums, including his latest album “Long Time Coming”. Paul is a favorite performer and is known for his original music and innovative finger work on the guitar...
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Talent: Performer; Songwriter; Vocalist
Genre: American Roots; Rock

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Website:
www.paulgargiulo.com
Contact: paul@paulgargiulo.com

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Ben Hankle
Ben Hankle is an accomplished instrumentalist, playing the trumpet, flugelhorn, trombone and tuba. He performs frequently around the greater NYC area, and is a regular brass player with the Noshir Mody Ensemble. throughout his career he has had the opportunity to perform and/ or record with such artists as Barry Manilow, Gladys Knight, The Osmonds, Phil Smith, John Hendricks, Tierney Sutton, Bob Mintzer, Charles McPherson, Wynton Marsalis and Boyz II Men. Read more…
Talent: Educator; Instrumentalist; Performer
Genre: Blues; Jazz; World

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Website:
www.claritybrass.com/ben-hankle
Contact: bhankle@gmail.com

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Tommy Jazz
Tommy Jazz is singer/songwriter of Jazz, R&B, and Gospel. Early musical influences for Tommy include Andrae Crouch, Stevie Wonder, Lionel Richie, Bobby Caldwell, Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson, Bill Withers, and Michael McDonald. Raised in Biloxi, Mississippi, the son of a Pentecostal minister, his nanny, Ms. Dorothy, taught him to sing the ebony melodies of Jazz, Blues, R&B, and Gospel…
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Talent: Vocalist
Genre: Gospel; Jazz; R&B

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Website:
www.tommyjazz.com
Contact: info@tommyjamesjazz.com

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Stephen Kolakowsky
Starting as a drummer in northern NJ, Steve Kolakowsky focused on engineering and production in 2000. After graduating from Berklee, he honed his craft, and today he is the manager and chief engineer at 440 Sound Studios. He's an AES fellow, BMI songwriter and voting member of the Recording Academy (the Grammys).…
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Talent: Producer
Genre: Jazz; Pop; Rock

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Website:
www.kilroyrecords.com
Contact: kilroyrecords@gmail.com

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Sarah Partridge
For the past 20 years, jazz vocalist and actress Sarah has been performing jazz around the USA From New York’s famed Oak Room at the Algonquin Hotel to the Catalina Bar and Grill and Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles. She has enjoyed success at Washington D.C’s Blues Alley, Denver’s Dazzle Jazz Club, and Scullers, in Boston.
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Talent: Composer; Educator; Performer; Vocalist
Genre: Jazz

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Website:
www.sarahpartridge.com
Contact: jazzedsp@gmail.com

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Michael Peloso
Michael Peloso is a New Jersey-based lyricist/songwriter who writes undeniably touching, honest lyrics with a sense of simplicity that are uniquely all his own. He’s affiliated with NARAS, BMI and NSAI…
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Talent: Lyricist
Genre: Adult Contemporary; Country; Rock

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Website:
www.foursimplenotesmusic.com
Contact: michael.peloso@gmail.com

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Ricky Persaud, Jr.
Ricky Persaud. Jr. is a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer whose music style is pop infused with reggae. Ricky is in the Berklee College Of Music class 2021 and is a voting member at The Recording Academy (The Grammys®)...
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Talent: Instrumentalist; Performer; Producer (Music); Songwriter
Genre: Pop; Reggae

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www.reverbnation.com/rpk/press/3461753
Website:
http://rickypersaudjr1.com
Contact: valp2013@icloud.com

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Fred Rocks NJ
Fred Rocks NJ is a frequent performer around northern New Jersey and the greater New York City metro area. He writes and produces music and concerts frequently. His sound combines rock, folk and the blues. He's got way with audiences that reaches deep and hits hard...
Talent: Engineer, Live Sound; Producer (Live Shows); Songwriter
Genre: Blues; Folk; Rock

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Contact: fredrocksnj@gmail.com

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