Prepared Guitar Ensemble

In Prepared Guitar Ensemble, an ongoing collaboration spearheaded by Matt Robidoux with Creativity Explored and instrument builder/improviser Sudhu Tewari, Creativity Explored artists design their own idiosyncratic prepared guitars and develop musical vocabularies on them through collective process.   This project began remotely during the pandemic, and the instrument design/fabrication phase is the first step in what aims to become […]

Raffi Garabedian

Raffi Garabedian was born and raised in Berkeley, California, and was a member of the award-winning Berkeley High School Jazz Ensemble. As a teenager, Raffi studied with Dayna Stephens and Dann Zinn. He went on to attend the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music from 2006-2010, where he received a Bachelors of Fine Arts […]

ECHO Chamber Orchestra

ECHO Chamber Orchestra provides an opportunity for musicians to contribute to programming through recommending repertoire, soloing and arranging music.  Unlike the typical top-down orchestral structure, ECHO is collaborative and offers a unique musical experience to players who are seeking more active involvement.   Having built an audience and a reputation over two seasons with professional […]

Jared Redmond, composer/pianist

Jared Redmond is a pianist-composer based in the San Francisco Bay Area and Seoul. He writes for new music soloists and ensembles, and develops experimental works and new notation systems for Korean traditional performers. Jared has appeared as a piano soloist throughout North America, Europe, and Korea. His repertoire stretches from music of the 16th […]

Brian Andres Music

As a professional Latin jazz musician, bandleader, composer and recording artist, I am looking to expand my audience and performance opportunities  beyond just the SF Bay Area, and to provide a platform for the musicians that I hire to share their composition, arranging and performance skills and collectively contribute to the American Art Form of […]

David James

David James is a San Francisco-born composer, guitarist, vocalist and bandleader who draws from his years of experience in hip-hop, film and theater scores, afrobeat, and more, bringing these influences to bear in his “ … thoughtfully composed, boundary-blurring new music.” (All About Jazz) Donate

Eric Harland – GSI Studios

Grammy award winning drummer Eric Harland, has established himself as one of the premier jazz musicians of our time. He’s collaborated with artists including John Mayer, Mariah Carey, Kevin Eubanks and Dispatch on over 300 recordings. Eric’s extensive resume includes founding his own production company, Eland Productions, and mentoring as an Artistic Director at SFJazz. […]

Obed Calvaire

My record will be titled 150 Gold Francs. That’s the amount that Haiti was forced to pay reparation to France after winning its independence. No other country in the history of the world has ever paid reparation for winning their freedom. My album will also attempt to paint a picture musically about Haiti’s struggle both […]

Sam Reider

Sam Reider is a pianist, accordionist, composer, and educator from San Francisco, California. His work brings together various streams of American music, from jazz and folk tunes to popular song and contemporary composition. He has appeared as a bandleader and soloist at major festivals and venues around the world and his performances and original compositions […]