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).
Ethio-Jazz singer Meklit is a celebrated musician, composer and cultural activist, making music that sways between cultures and continents. “Get into Meklit!” -- VIBE
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.
ETHEL is one of America’s most adventurous string quartets. Known for its enlivened playing and unique programs, ETHEL is “infectiously visceral” (Pitchfork).
With athletic, adventurous work rooted in contact improvisation, Madrid-based Compañía Sharon Fridman has become a leading force in dance.
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.
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.”
Vocalist, songwriter, and guitarist Becca Stevens draws from jazz, chamber pop, indie rock, and folk. “Intimate, ruminative, jagged-edged originals” - Downbeat
Quique Escamillia is a distinguished Mexican-Canadian musician and activist, who won a JUNO Award for World Music Album of the Year in 2017.
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 is the world’s first and leading female professional Portuguese Guitar player, virtuosically performing the soulful fado sounds of Portugal.
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.
Combining music, ballet, and multimedia, FURY takes audiences on a theatrical journey inspired by the blockbuster film, “Mad Max – Fury Road.”
One of Mexico’s most important cultural exports of instrumental music. “Noisy, chaotic, sprawling, messy, and altogether wonderful.” - All About Jazz