Hailed by Rolling Stone as “a genre unto herself,” guitarist and multimedia performance artist Kaki King is a true iconoclast. (Also see DATA NOT FOUND).
Ethio-Jazz singer Meklit is a celebrated musician, composer and cultural activist, making music that sways between cultures and continents. “Get into Meklit!” -- VIBE
Combining music, ballet, and multimedia, FURY takes audiences on a theatrical journey, inspired by the blockbuster film "Mad Max - Fury Road”.
One of Mexico’s most important cultural exports of instrumental music. “Noisy, chaotic, sprawling, messy, and altogether wonderful.” - All About Jazz
With athletic, adventurous work rooted in contact improvisation, Madrid-based Compañía Sharon Fridman has become a leading force in dance.
Hailing from Hawaii, and deeply influenced by blues, gospel, soul and R&B, Ron Artis II writes with deeply personal intent. His music stands out as both urgent and timeless.
A brilliant and prolific timple player, honoring Canary folk alongside with Flamenco, West African rhythm, jazz, and a 21st century approach to performing “island music”.
Vocalist, songwriter, and guitarist Becca Stevens draws from jazz, chamber pop, indie rock, and folk. “Intimate, ruminative, jagged-edged originals” - Downbeat
Quique Escamillia is a distinguished Mexican-Canadian musician and activist, who won a JUNO Award for World Music Album of the Year in 2017.
International, award-winning Halie Loren performs jazz standards and original songs in multiple languages, influenced broadly by pop, folk, and even gospel music.