Originality is what versatile drummer Jeff Hamilton brings to the groups he performs with and is one of the reasons why he is constantly in demand, whether he is recording or performing with his trio, Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, and countless others. The Jeff Hamilton Trio’s recording, It’s Hamilton Time, received enormous airplay while reaching #5 on the Gavin national jazz radio chart. The trio’s second release, Jeff Hamilton Trio – LIVE! was nominated by critics for best jazz recording in Germany in 1997. The trio’s second MONS release was entitled Hands On. Hamilton House – Live at Steamers was the trio’s 2000 release.
Since then, the Trio has released numerous highly-regarded albums: The Best Things Happen… (2004), From Studio 4, Cologne, Germany (2006), Symbiosis (2009), Red Sparkle (2012), and Great American Songs: Through The Years (2013).
Aaron is a gifted singer-songwriter from Naples, NY who has been a professional musician since age 16.
Anya Wilkening has studied violin since she was 5 years of age and continues her musical engagement as a performer, scholar and teacher of music.
ATLYS is a four-woman, classically trained, unique crossover string quartet.
Canadian violinist Christina Bouey is hailed by The New York Times for playing “beautifully,” described by the New York Post reviewer as having “spun out…[a] shimmering tune.”
From 1999 until its final season in 2013, Mr. Greensmith was a member of the world-renowned Tokyo String Quartet.
Praised as “master of the strong lines,” concert violist Colin Brookes is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he made his solo debut with the Pittsburgh Symphony at the age of 17