Mary Ann McSweeney

Mary Ann McSweeney Bassist/Composer/Arranger/Educator Born in Aptos, California, Mary Ann McSweeney started playing piano at 5 and violin at 8. In high school, she fell in love with the acoustic bass while watching Ray Brown perform; was chosen at 16 to play Monterey Jazz Festival with All- Star band fronted by Thad Jones and Mel […]

Dion Kerr

Dion Kerr is a multi-dimensional artist (multi-instrumentalist, producer, engineer, arranger, songwriter, photographer, and videographer) born and raised in South Florida who currently lives and works between New York City and Miami. Kerr’s work reflects a broad range of influences and mediums. He has toured and recorded all around the world as both a leader and […]

Zsaz Rutkowski

Cellist, Zsaz Rutkowski enjoys a versatile career in orchestra, chamber music, theatre, and pedagogy. As a core member with New York City’s Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and the New England Symphonic Ensemble, she appears regularly at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall, performing in a variety of cross cultural programs. Zsaz is also active in New York’s […]

Marius Dicpetris

Marius Dicpetris spent part of his youth in Harvey, Louisiana where he absorbed the vibrant sounds of New Orleans jazz. It was that exposure that led him to his current passion, performing New Orleans jazz as a vocalist, trombonist, pianist, and percussionist. He currently lives in Manhattan and is the leader of New Orleans Renaissance. […]

Jean Caze

The ever worldly and charming Jean Caze has emerged as one of today’s most beautiful new voices in jazz. Jean’s experience includes having performed with stellar legendary artists such as: Herbie Hancock, Aretha Franklin, Michael Bublé, Mariah Carey, Al Jarreau, Roy Hargrove, Arturo Sandoval and George Duke just to name a few. Growing up in […]

Pia Toscano

Pia Toscano made a name for herself as a vocalist with a rich, emotionally transparent voice, clearly influenced by the likes of Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Celine Dion, & Etta James. Performing since the age of four, Toscano was widely considered one of American Idol’s Season 10 frontrunners thanks to her powerhouse vocal ability and […]

Kyle Swan

@Grammy Award winning drummer Kyle Swan has been working on mastering his craft for over 15 years. He has demonstrated true dedication to enhancing his artistry in every way. He has participated in many music festivals across the world which include the Montreal Jazz Festival(Canada, 2016), Jazz Cruise(2017), Port Au Prince Jazz Festival(Haiti, 2018), Dromos […]

Marc Friedman

Marc has multiple decades of Professional Music in his tool belt. Hailing from New England area, Marc is primarily an Electric Bassist having spent the first decade of his career touring the world with Avant-Rock trio The Slip. Marc has freelanced out of NYC, SF and Boston and has been Bassist for singer songwriter Ryan […]

Michael Goodman

Michael is a professional musician touring the country with his band Eggy. Since graduating Berklee College of Music in 2014 he has been performing constantly in a wide variety of genres. Eggy is an improvisational 4 piece rock band, and as Michael began playing Jazz professionally at age 13, he is an accomplished and astute […]

Blaine Dillinger

Blaine Dillinger hails from the small town of Findlay, OH. He picked up the guitar at age 10 and hasn’t put it down since. While in Findlay, he studied reggae and island music with Calvin “Fuzzy” Samuel of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young fame. Dillinger then moved to Columbus, OH to study Jazz Guitar with […]