Rose Mallett was born in Chicago, Illinois. Rose began singing in elementary school as a part of the school chorus. Rose's family relocated to Los Angeles. At the age of 16, Rose formed an R&B singing group. Rose sings professionally in various nightclubs across the U.S. – as well as acting in musical theatre productions.
Veronique performs private events worldwide, including locations such as London, Paris, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, India, Mauritius, St. Moritz, and Hong Kong. In 2019 Veronique performed and produced a duet show, with a classic Opera singer, that was an eclectic mix of classical, jazz, pop, and rock, delivering sold-out shows.
Mikan Zlatkovich is an American jazz pianist with a distinguished career. Over the years he has shared the stage with jazz greats such as Tony Scott, Clifford Jordan, Chet Baker, Ernie Wilkins, Ralph Penland, Red Holloway, Charles McPherson, and Louis Hayes, to mention but a few. He has successfully performed and recorded across the US and Europe, evangelizing jazz wherever he went. Mikan presents a broad repertoire of songs from the Great American Songbook, jazz and blues standards, classic ballads, pop, rhythm & blues, funk, Bossa Nova, and Samba classics.
Durell Anthony is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. Although heavily influenced by the likes of Stevie Wonder, Brian McKnight, John Legend & Leon Bridges, Durell has cultivated a sound all his own; smooth, soulful, and powerful. A Top 40 contestant on season 20 of NBC’s The Voice, Durell’s Blind Audition has amassed over 650K views on YouTube and 1.2 Million views on Tik Tok, earning him a chance to work with John Legend & Brandy.
In 2008, Holly Hofmann won Best Jazz at the San Diego Music Awards. In May 2011, she finished recording Turn Signal at Studio West in Rancho Bernardo. Born near Cleveland, Ohio, flutist Holly Hofmann was five when she began playing standards with her father, a jazz guitarist. After signing to the Capri Records imprint -- which also features dozens of other big-time mainstream jazz artists like trombonist Grachan Moncur III, and Phil Woods -- she released the album Minor Miracle, with Wofford, Peter Washington on bass, and Victor Lewis on drums.
Rock n Roll legend Ray Briz performs at Il Sogno Italiano from jazz to pop and beyond. Ray is from Tijuana, BC and grew up with Santana.
Recognized by music critics, peers, celebrities, and musical legends, Sacha is one of the top jazz artists today. Introduced by the great American entertainer Frankie Laine as his “ingénue,” and as the protégé of the Legendary Red Holloway and James Moody Sacha has opened for and performed with Julio Iglesias, Marvin Hamlisch, Chubby Checker, Ann Hampton Callaway, Patti Austin, James Moody, Karrin Allyson and countless jazz greats throughout her 20-year career.
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She first earned widespread attention while backing up blues belter Candye Kane. They toured the world together, with Palmer also appearing on Kane’s CDs like Diva La Grande and Swango. Palmer formed her own band, the Motel Swing Orchestra, with April West and Sharon Shufelt from Ms.B.Haven and Tobacco Road, a group that has also included Jonny Viau, Deejha Marie, Earl Thomas, Sharifah Muhammad, and Candye Kane guitarist Steve Wilcox (Kats Caravan). Her first album, Boogie Woogie and Motel Swing was nominated for a 2000 SDMA as "Best Blues Album" and "Best Jazz Album."