Born and raised in Hawaii to a musical family, Eric is now one of the most in demand soloist/clinician in the world.
Eugene Rousseau has performed across North America and on five continents since his Carnegie Hall debut. The legendary saxophonist Marcel Mule described Rousseau as "a brilliant saxophonist and distinguished artist," and critics the world over have echoed Mule's praise.
Australian-born Frank Gambale is a man dedicated to the guitar, not only as a fine player and composer, but as a teacher of the instrument, whether face to face or through his instructional books and videos. Many are the players who have progressed through his guidance and inspiration.
Born in 1967 in Mallersdorf, Mr. Schindlbeck began drumming at age five. After serving as principal percussionist at the Mannheim Nationaltheater, he joined the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in 1992. While mastering classical percussion, he is also actively performing as a member of the Berlin Philharmonic Jazz Group and appears at numerous jazz festivals.
Frits Damrow started his musical career as principal trumpet of the Radio Symphony Orchestra of the Netherlands when he was 21 and still had to finish his studies at the Maastrichts Conservatory. After 9 years he was appointed as principal trumpet of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam holding this position from 1991 until 2010. Since 2009 he has been Professor of trumpet at the University of the Arts in Zurich, Switzerland (www.zhdk.ch) and since 2013 he is principal trumpet of the Sinfonieorchester Basel.
A musical phenomenon, Hiromi gathered attention when performed Chick Corea invited her to perform with him when just 17. She already had a recording contract while still in college, and is now an award winning star known around the world.
Isao Nakamura has taught at the Internationalen Ferienkurse für Neue Musik in Darmstadt (1994-2006), Akiyoshidai International Contemporary Music Seminar and Festival in Japan (1991-1998) and is Professor at the Hochschule für Musik in Karlsruhe since 1992.
Ivaylo matriculated for the Conservatory in Rouse with oboe, but a year later his career was declared futureless by the Professors. So he left the Conservatory and started playing bass guitar on his own. Ivailo turned his disappointment into a personal ambition that three years later, in 1992, he presented himself brilliantly as № 1 at the National Music Academy majoring in his instrument “bass guitar”. In 1996 Ivailo graduated with an excellent GPA.