LINDA KANTER (Estonia)
KRISTJAN ILUMÄE (Estonia)
RUTA DUDUMA (Latvia)
VERONIKA ČiČINSKAITE (Lithuania)
NIINA KÄHÖNEN (Finland)
TENIZ TASAR (Turkey)
NOA LUR (Spain)
JOANNA KUCHARCZYK (Poland)
SIIM USIN (Estonia)
RAIMOND MÄGI (Estonia)
HEIKKO-JOSEPH REMMEL (Estonia)
MARTIN-EERO KÕRESSAAR (Estonia)
REINIS OZOLINS (Latvia)
CHRISTIAN MEAAS SVENDSEN (Norway)
VOLKAN TOPAKOGLU (Turkey)
Linda Kanter comes from Saue. She studies vocal jazz at Georg Ots Music School. Linda sings in a vocal group called Häälemaa and in different project bands.
Kristjan Ilumäe has studied piano at Tallinn Music School and conducting at Georg Ots Music School. Currently he studies vocal jazz at Viljandi Culture Academy.
Rūta Dūduma from Latvia comes from a music- loving home. She is one of the lead vocalists in funk/soul/pop band into one. They have issued five radio singles already and are actively working on new original compositions.
Veronika Čičinskaitė-Golovanova is a Lithuanian jazz singer and composer. Despite her young age, she has already collaborated with famous Lithuanian musicians such as Arturas Anusauskas, Vytis Nivinskas, Darius Rudis and Dmitrij Golovanov. She currently studies at a master’s programme in jazz voice at the Lithuanian Academy for Music and Theatre. She performs with her group “Veronika ChiChi Quartet” in jazz clubs and at international festivals.
Niina Kähönen is an passionate singer from Finland. Her musicality was discovered in an early age. She has performed together with some renowned musicians.
Deniz Taşar from Istanbul is an interactive media design student. She has experimented with different genres from rock to R&B to jazz. Deniz entered Young Jazz Vocal Competition in Nardis and won the first prize.
Noa Lur is a singer, dancer and actress from Madrid. She has studied singing, voice control and breathing, improvising, jazz, funk, hip-hop and ballet dancing, media and event, conference and fair planning. She frequently performs with Noa Lur Quartet as well as with other projects.
Joanna Kucharczyk studied eurhythmics before settling to jazz vocals. Having graduated from Academy of Music in Katowice, Poland, she continued her education in Syddansk Musikkonservatorium in Odense. Joanna performs with numerous projects with diverse musical genres and leads her own jazz quartet.
Raimond Mägi is a bass player from Tartu. He has graduated from Georg Ots Music School and is currently studying bass at Estonian Academy of Music And Theatre. He has received a special prize at Round Table Contest and has won the Uno Naissoo Contest for composers and interpretors in 2009.
Siim Usin has studied bass guitar at Georg Ots Music School and currently studies bass at Estonian Academy of Music And Theatre. He performs with various bands playing diverse music.
Heikko-Joseph Remmel is currently studying double bass at Tallinn Music High School. He has performed together with a lot of well-known and appreciated Estonian musicians and groups such as ERSO, Estonian Dream Big Band, Hortus Musicus, Joel Remmel Trio, Marjamaa Brothers, Lembit Saarsalu, Jaak Sooäär, Tanel Ruben, Kristjan Randalu, Villu Veski, Toomas Rull, Taavi Kerikmäe, Tõnis Mägi, Sofia Rubina, Rebecca Kontus, Michelle Weir.
Martin-Eero Kõressaar has studied trumpet, tuba and bass guitar at Saue Music School. Currently he studies double bass at Georg Ots Music School. He plays regularly in bands like Sahtel, Caspar Salo Group, New Dimensions, Dwam ja Swing Swindlers.
Reinis Ozolins has studied violin and double bass at Emils Darzins Music School, bass guitar at Riga Dome Choir School and is currently studying double bass in Jazeps Vitols Latvian Academy of Music. Various experience using a wider range of styles including jazz, country, blues, soul, rock, classical.
Christian Meaas Svendsen is born and raised in Kongsberg, Norway. He studied jazz improvisation at Norwegian Academy of Music and is currently studying there classical double bass. He plays in groups called Duplex, KNYST! and JazzIntro 2012 competition winner Mopti.
Volkan Topakoglu is a bass player from Istanbul. He started his musical studies with cello and piano. He took interest in bass after his brother. Volkan studied electric and double bass at Technical University Music And Stage Arts Department. He has appeared both on TV and the radio and has played at numerous festivals in Turkey and abroad.