Zhenya is an award-winning multi-instrumentalist, guitar virtuoso, songwriter, musical producer, touring musician, composer, and arranger with more than thirty years of performing and recording experience. He has built a reputation as one of the best live performers and guitarists of his generation. He is a fearless, and true master to create sound right on-stage using loop station by layering sounds he produces right in front of you. He is one of the founders and lead guitarist of the band Red Elvises until 2004. In 2004 he left the band and start electric-Roma (Gypsy) ethno-rock band Flying Balalaika Brothers.
Надя Чечет (Nadia Chechet) (Нью Йорк, США) - кроссовер - певица и композитор русского происхождения, автор песен, преподаватель и автор тематических вокальных мастерклассов, сессионная вокалистка для Output, официальный артист, представляющий американский звукозаписывающий лейбл "Силвер Ган Рекордс" ( Silver Gun Records - Лос Анджелес, США), выпускница знаменитого Berklee College of Music, обладательница престижного гранта и официальной премии Беркли "За вокальные достижения". Надя обучалась вокалу у таких всемирно известных педагогов, как Donna McElroy, Gabrielle Goodman, Lisa Thorson, Christiane Karam, а также брала уроки вокала у всемирно известных Lizz Wright и Bobby McFerrin.
Репертуар Нади Чечет очень эклектичен и представляет собой яркий пример стиля кроссовер - авторские песни на русском и английском языках, французский шансон, джаз, блюз, рнб и госпел, а также народное горловое пение и даже бардовская песня.
Надя поёт на английском, французском, русском, белорусском, украинском и испанском языках.
BEX BELOVED is a Portland-based musician and songwriter, who brings heartfelt violin and vocals to their group Symbiotica and their band Heirloom, as well as their own solo recordings. Their background in Celtic music and free improvisation colors their explorations of violin expression. They are a storyteller at heart, and their upcoming album Lux showcases the search for light in times of doubt.
DONN ALLARD - Country Singer.
Playing many of the 70's & 80's hits by such folks as Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, The Oak ridge Boys, and....Well, you get the idea.
Country is a genre of popular music that originated with blues, church music such as Southern gospel and spirituals, old-time, and American folk music forms including Appalachian, Cajun, Creole, and the cowboy Western music styles of New Mexico, Red Dirt, Tejano, and Texas country.
IRINA MYACHKIN is a singer-songwriter based in Portland. In her songs, she reflects on dreams, social change, and her life as an indie musician in the modern reality. Her songs’ topics vary from inspirational to life observations to love affairs, of course!
Influenced by John Lennon, Elvis Presley, Queen, Lana del Rey, Johny Cash, Frank Sinatra, and others, Irina pays much attention to the lyrics and melodies. The words naturally and artfully entwine with suitable tunes. At her shows, only one or a few instruments surround the voice to preserve the rawness and awaken one's inner world.
MICHAEL PASTUSHKOV is a guitarist, composer, singer and author. Most of his songs are in the traditions of Russian rock. "Flight over the World" is a musical journey made of the author's songs, rhymes and stories performed acoustically.
Michael was born in Perm, Russia where he played in various bands in the 80-90s. In1997 he moved to Kansas City and then California in 2011 where he is working in his studio. Michael is performing for Russian-speaking audiences across the country.
For more details please visit pastushkov.com.
BREAKING BOUNDARIES both musical and geographical, cellist, composer and multilingual vocalist IAN MAKSIN has created his own unique style by blending elements of different genres and traditional music from around the globe in a new way using his cello as the main unifying force.
ONE-MAN ORCHESTRA: In addition to cello, he used an electronic device called the loop pedal, which allows him to create "loops" or layers by recording and replaying his own playing in real time.
SINGING IN 30 LANGUAGES: What began as a hobby and a passion for linguistics and travel has become part of a unique concert experience. At this time Ian Maksin sings in Ukrainian, Polish, Russian, English, Farsi, Armenian, French, Italian, Arabic, Hebrew, Mongolian, Bambara (one of the tongues spoken in West Africa) and many other exotic languages. Most of this repertoire was amassed by Maksin during his world travels, jam sessions and collaborations with local musicians. Many of his original songs and instrumental compositions are also infused with flavors of ethnic music from countries and regions where he drew inspiration from: Mongolia, West Africa, Middle East, the Balkans, Andalusian flamenco.
Sergei Govorov (saxophone), Yamaha Artist. As a performer, Sergei Govorov thrives both as a soloist and ensemble/collaborative player. His repertoire stylistically ranges from classical saxophone to avant-garde to jazz and pop. SG’s performances consistently receive the highest level of acclaim. The immense geography of his touring activities includes the USA, Italy, France, Hungary, Switzerland, China, and many cities across Russia. In 2015 he was invited to perform at the chamber music festival in Filey, UK. In 2010 as a member of the folk ensemble Russian Banjo, he performed at the world’s one of the most prestigious jazz festivals in Montreux, Switzerland. In 2023, CD FAITH was released in collaboration with organist Olesya Kravchenko. The album contains works by modern, world-famous composers, written specifically for this set of instruments (saxophone and organ), some works are dedicated to the duet of Sergei and Olesya. Sergei’s repertoire includes the author's music written especially for him, classical, jazz, folk, and cover versions of famous hits.