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. […]

Gabrielle Fink

Ms. Fink is a concert violinist who frequently performs at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. She performs with the New York City Ballet, New York City Opera and American Ballet Theatre. She’s been Concert Master of the American Symphony Orchestra at Bard College music festival and at Carnegie Hall. She performed as Concert Master with […]

Jimmy R.O. Smith

“Blessed to be a blessing” is what drives Jimmy R. O. Smith to succeed. A native of the Dallas/Ft. Worth Texas metroplex, he has proven himself to be a supreme force in the entertainment industry of Los Angeles, California. Jimmy’s unique style and creative spark has captured the attention of today’s top directors, choreographers and […]

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 […]

Tim Sparks

Tim Sparks has been redefining the acoustic guitar repertoire since he won the National Fingerpicking Championship in 1993 with a ground breaking arrangement of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite. Sparks continues to surprise, challenge, and thrill audiences with his diverse repertoire and stunning technique. Equally at home with Country Blues, Jazz or World Music, Sparks’ extraordinary ability […]

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 […]

Ari Hoenig

Ari Hoenig (born on November 13, 1973 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), is a jazz drummer, composer and educator known for his unusual and intense approach to drumming emphasizing complex rhythms in direct harmony with other group members. Ari is widely noted particularly for his drumming not being relegated to just keeping tempo, or being a side […]