Brad Thomas Ackley
Brad Thomas Ackley is a rare musician who honors the roots of the past while pushing the boundaries of the future.
An NEA Jazz Master, 22-time Grammy® winner, prolific composer and keyboard virtuoso, Chick Corea has attained living legend status after five decades of unparalleled creativity and an artistic output.
For more than 25 years Chuck Ainlay has been one of the most demanded sound engineers in the American music scene, having worked with the world’s top artists and producers. His success in the American country-scene lead to several Grammy awards as well as the ‚engineer of the year’ title in 1996 and 1997, the ‚engineer with the most top 10 hits’ in 1998 and TEC awards nominations in 1999 and 2000. His close cooperation with Dire Straits guitarist Mark Knopfler resulted in two successful Dire Straits albums, and later he was responsible for the music production for two successful motion pictures ‚Wag the Dog’ and ‚Metroland’.
Chuck Leavell has been pleasing the ears of music fans for more than 30 years now. His piano and keyboard work has been heard on the works of Eric Clapton, The Rolling Stones, The Black Crowes, George Harrison, The Allman Brothers Band, The Indigo Girls, Blues Traveler, Train, Montgomery-Gentry, Lee Ann Womack, Lady AnteBellum, John Mayer and many, many more.
A versatile artist: Organist, composer, arranger and professor at the Philippos Nakas Conservatory.
The 5-times Grammy award winner, producer and sound engineer Elliot Scheiner shouldn’t need introduction being one of the world’s top pioneers of surround production starting in 1994 with the Eagles album ‚Hell Freezes Over’, while in Europe at that time the discussion on how, why and what for just started. The list of references reads like a who’s-who of the international music scene: Fleetwood Mac, Sting, John Fogerty, Van Morrison, Toto, Queen, Faith Hill, Lenny Kravitz, Natalie Cole, Doobie Brothers, Aerosmith, Phil Collins, Aretha Franklin, Jennifer Warnes, Barbra Streisand and many many others.
London based South African, Esa Williams, is part of a unique breed of talent emerging on the electronic music scene.
You can usually spot Keyboard Player, Producer and Songwriter Hannah Vasanth behind her boards on arena stages around the world. Her background is colourful to say the least – she was born to South Indian parents, raised mainly in Berlin with a short stint in India, attended an American school before moving to London to complete her Bachelors in Jazz Performance at the prestigious Royal Academy of Music.