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Sofía Ribeiro (1984) is a portuguese singer who has the ability to immediately attract the listener to her unique musical universe. Well-known for her strong and emotional performances, the multi-awarded singer has captivated audiences all over the world with her charming and powerful sound. Blends elements of jazz, Brazilian and Portuguese music.

Baden Powell (1937-2000) was one of the most prominent and celebrated Brazilian guitarists of his time. He explored the instrument to its utmost limits, playing it in a distinctive, unique manner, incorporating virtuoso classical techniques together with popular harmony and swing. He performed in many styles, including bossa nova, samba, Brazilian jazz, Latin jazz and música popular brasileira. He performed on stage during most of his lifetime, and recorded an extensive discography.

Huston Person (1934) is an American jazz tenor saxophonist and record producer. Although he has performed in the hard bop and swing genres, he is most experienced in and best known for his work in soul jazz. Person is also known for his distinctive sassy sound and his expressive style of playing. He received the Eubie Blake Jazz Award in 1982. here are more than 75 albums recorded by Houston Person as a bandleader.

Bia Krieger (1967) is a contemporary singer/songwriter who composes and sings in several styles (and languages), Afro-Brazil, bossa nova, chanson, pop, MPB, samba. Originally from Brazil, she now resides in Montreal Canada. Bia has released nine CDs, and is also the author of a novel (in French), about the dictatorship years in Brazil, Les Révolutions de Marina. It was published in 2009 in Canada.

Jenna Mammina ( ) is a jazz/pop singer from St. Joseph, Michigan but based in the San Francisco bay area. Mammina combines together folk music, pop, and jazz, often performing with guitarist Andre Bush. She covers a wide range of music including songs ranging from Abbey Lincoln (her mentor) to Elvis Costello, U2, and Tom Waits, as well as original compositions. Her voice has been described as sweet and flexible, with "air-brushed phrasings and silky nuance",and "tiny, thinnish…

Bill Evans (1929-1980) was an American jazz pianist and composer who mostly worked in a trio setting. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest jazz pianists of all time, and is considered by some to have been the most influential post-World War II jazz pianist. Evans's use of impressionist harmony, inventive interpretation of traditional jazz repertoire, block chords, and trademark rhythmically independent, "singing" melodic lines continue to influence jazz pianists today.

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