ETHEL

ETHEL is one of America’s most adventurous string quartets. Known for its enlivened playing and unique programs, ETHEL is “infectiously visceral” (Pitchfork).

Kaki King

Hailed by Rolling Stone as “a genre unto herself,” guitarist and multimedia performance artist Kaki King is a true iconoclast. (Also see DATA NOT FOUND).

Meklit

Ethio-Jazz singer Meklit is a celebrated musician, composer and cultural activist, making music that sways between cultures and continents. “Get into Meklit!” -- VIBE 

Snarky Puppy

As one of the major figures in jazz, three time GRAMMY-winning Snarky Puppy has developed a signature sound, a rabid fan, and a global presence.

Becca Stevens

Vocalist, songwriter, and guitarist Becca Stevens draws from jazz, chamber pop, indie rock, and folk. “Intimate, ruminative, jagged-edged originals” - Downbeat

Ekstasis Duo

Ekstasis: “The experience of standing outside of oneself.” The Ekstasis Duo (cello and piano) is committed to creating juxtapositions and similarities through daring programming.

Nu Deco

Nu Deco Ensemble's mission is to create compelling and transformative genre-bending musical experiences that inspire, enrich and connect new and diverse audiences ...

Ron Artis II

Hailing from Hawaii, and deeply influenced by blues, gospel, soul and R&B, Ron Artis II writes with deeply personal intent. His music stands out as both urgent and timeless.

Mark Lettieri

Snarky Puppy's Mark Lettieri is a GRAMMY-winning guitarist. With an active presence online, he leads with hybridity, virtuosity, and major groove. "guitar wiz" Music Radar

Halie Loren

International, award-winning Halie Loren performs jazz standards and original songs in multiple languages, influenced broadly by pop, folk, and even gospel music. 

Marta Pereira da Costa

Marta Pereira da Costa is the world’s first and leading female professional Portuguese Guitar player, virtuosically performing the soulful fado sounds of Portugal. 

Germán López

A brilliant and prolific timple player, honoring Canary folk alongside with Flamenco, West African rhythm, jazz, and a 21st century approach to performing “island music.”

Troker

One of Mexico’s most important cultural exports of instrumental music. Noisy, chaotic, sprawling, messy, and altogether wonderful.” - All About Jazz

Mark de Clive Lowe

Mark de Clive-Lowe is an American DJ, musician, composer and producer of Japanese-New Zealand descent, who delivers his lifetime of journeys to different musical ports.

Jacob Shaw

Based in Denmark, International award-winning British cellist in expanding the boundaries of what is possible for the classical cellist. He is the founder of the Scandinavian Cello School. 

Judith Hill

Judith Hill has been praised by Rolling Stone for her "stellar powerhouse vocals." In addition to penning and performing her own material, Judith has backed such artists as Stevie Wonder.

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