Creative American Music

  1. Emily Estefan

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    Guitarist, drummer, singer and producer Emily Estefan is a rising star from a legendary family. At her young age, Estefan has already performed with diverse artists including Miami Sound Machine, Carole King, and the LA Youth Orchestra at the Hollywood Bowl. Her first original song and video “F#ck To Be,” premiered on Entertainment Tonight, and her “I Just Want It To Be Over” premiered at the Miami Beach 100 Concert, featured…

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  2. Mark Farina

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    Dance Music DJ Mark Farina is known for his unique style of mixing jazz, downtempo and house music. Voted one of the top DJ’s in the world by URB, MUZIK and BPM magazines, Farina is the creator of Mushroom Jazz: West Coast jazzy organic productions combined with East Coast hip-hop and urban beats.

    Early on, Farina guest DJed Friday nights on WNUR Chicago, discovering a passion for vinyl, turntables, and nightclubs.…

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  3. Bruce Hornsby

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    Bruce Hornsby’s work displays a creative iconoclasm that’s been a constant in the artist’s two-and-a-half decade recording career. His commercial stock soared early on, when “The Way It Is,” the title track of his 1986 debut album, became one of the most popular songs on American radio. Despite his early mainstream successes, Hornsby has pursued a more personal, idiosyncratic musical path, focusing on projects that sparked his…

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  4. Mark O'Connor

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    Blending American folk tradition and classical music, violinist Mark O’Connor has won two Grammys, six Country Music Association Musician Of The Year Awards, and sold over two million albums.

    A Grand Master Fiddler Champion, O’Connor has recorded with legends Dolly Parton, James Taylor, Paul Simon, and Randy Travis. O’Connor played in the David Grisman Quintet, The Dregs with Steve Morse, Strength in Numbers with Bela Fleck…

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  5. O’Connor Band

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    The O’Connor Band’s Americana sound, blending progressive bluegrass, country, and indie folk, is already making a splash at venues including the Grand Ole Opry, Dollywood, and Nashville’s Station Inn.

    All six musicians possess impressive multi-instrumental abilities. Grammy and CMA Award-winning fiddle/violinist and composer Mark O’Connor is joined by wife Maggie on fiddle and vocals, son Forrest on mandolin and vocals,…

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  6. The Pop Ups

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    A collaboration between Brooklyn musicians Jason Rabinowitz and Jacob Stein, The Pop Ups have been setting the standard for children’s music since 2010. A celebration of making, building, and learning, their album Appetite for Construction received a 2014 Grammy nomination for Best Children’s Album, alongside a National Parenting Publications Award, Parents’ Choice Award and praise from NPR’s All Things Considered,…

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  7. Carlos Reyes

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    Harpist and violinist Carlos Reyes has appeared with Chuck Mangione, Bill Evans, Clark Terry, MC Hammer, The Crusaders, The Rippingtons, Charlie Daniels, Wynona Judd, Willie Nelson, Steve Miller and many more.  Reyes performs throughout the world, most recently to Havana to play and record with the great flautist “El Tosco.” Reyes has performed at the Hanover World’s Fair, the Latinoamericando Festival, and even received a Vatican…

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  8. Roy Rogers

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    Roy Rogers’ distinctive style of playing slide guitar is instantly recognizable. Over his long career, Rogers has collaborated with blues legends including Allen Toussaint, John Lee Hooker, Carlos Reyes, and more. 

    Rogers began playing guitar at age 12. After hearing his brother’s Robert Johnson album, Rogers began frequenting San Francisco clubs to hear the great blues musicians. In the 1980s, he formed the Delta Rhythm…

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