Adam a professional vocalist/songwriter/music producer with over 20 years of experiencein the music industry. He studied voice and musical theatre from a young age at The School for Creative and Performing Arts in Cincinnati, OH and attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA as a scholarship recipient majoring in vocal performance.
As a recording artist, Adam has several releases on major record labels, and his recording were on top of the charts recordings and has toured extensively throughout the U.S. and Europe. He specializes in teaching beginner to intermediate classical vocal technique, stylistic and live performance skills in the genres of Pop, Rock, Jazz, R&B, Blues and Soul. Adam resides in Los Angeles, CA.
Vlad DeBrianskyAMA Chairman, guitar, harmony, composition, producing
Vlad is a multiple Grammy nominated guitarist, composer and producer. Alumni of Berklee College of Music, recording artist on Orpheus Music and EMI, Vlad’s compositions and albums reached the top of the charts in the US and internationally in various genres from jazz and classical to pop and blues; his compositions and recordings are featured in several Hollywood movies and licensed commercially.
Also Vlad worked with such artists as Antonia Bennett, Whitney Houston, Katy Perry, King Crimson, Holly Knight, Joey DeFrancesco, Billy Sheehan, Skyler Jett, Ray Brown Jr and many others. He is an advisor to Carnegie Hall Youth World Orchestra in New York, NY and Chops Academy in Santa Rosa, CA. He splits his time between his home in Los Angeles, CA and Lviv, Ukraine.
Frank ParkerDrums / Percussion
Frank an internationally renowned Grammy nominated drummer and educator. He was a member of The Chicago Jazz Ensemble big band, Jerry "The Iceman" Butler, Orbert Davis Quartet, Patricia Barber Group, and Dee Alexander Quartet. In 1999, Frank joined the Kurt Elling Quartet with whom he recorded the Grammy nominated album Man In the Air.
Frank has performed with a number of ensembles which featured Benny Carter, Freddie Hubbard, Jon Faddis, Randy Brecker, Roy Hargrove, Nicholas Payton, Andy Bey, Mark Murphy, Joe Lovano, Bobby Watson, John Patitucci, Marcus Belgrave, Kevin Mohogany, Jon Hendricks, Martin Short, Arturo Sandoval, Chris Potter and Michal Urbaniak. He has performed concerts extensively in USA, South America, Canada, Europe, Australia, and Asia and has been featured at the Chicago Jazz Festival, JVC Jazz Festival, North Sea Jazz Festival, Monterey Jazz Festival, and the International Association of Jazz Educators Convention (IAJE).
Andrew ArnautovBass, Arrangement, Producing
Andrew a professional bassplayer, composer and a producer. Graduate from Rostov College of Arts, Gnesins State College of Music, Moscow, Russia and Berklee College of Music, MA is surely academically equipped to take music scene by the storm. While living in the US Andrew toured with Hank Jones, Alfredo Reyes, Charlie Byrd, Buena Vista Social Club and many others. He taught music in Jamaica, US and throught Europe. Andrew resides in Lviv, Ukraine.
Reggie LoveTrumpet, Vocal
Reggie is an award winning trumpeter, composer. A graduate of Berklee College of Music, Reggie holds a position of music director of New Orleans Big Band, and with University of New Orleans. He tours in the USA with his jazz trio as well as produces recording artists. Reggie resides in New York, NY.
Yuriy SeredinPiano, Composition
Yuriy is jazz pianist, composer and producer. Graduate from Berlin Jazz Institute, Yuriy has been composing, performing and recording with own projects and as a sideman internationally. Yuriy also has teaching experience in different disciplines as he studied both classical and jazz music and received both Master Degrees. Currently recides in Kiev, where he cooperates with major musicians of ukrainian jazz scene.
Andrij NadolskiDrums / Percussion
Andrij a professional drummer with over 35 years of experience in performing and teaching. From a cult group Zvuki Mu, Albert Asadulin, Stas Namin to Peter Gabriel and various recording sessions and tours in the USA, Andrij had in-depth knowledge and experience of drums and rhythm through various genres of music. Andrij tours throughout the world as well as teaches drums. Andrij resides in Kyiv, Ukraine.
Olena DebrianskaAdministration, Ear training, Solfege
Olena is a professional pianist, a choir conductor and AMA certified teacher. Educated as a classical pianist, jazz theorist at Severodonetsk Music College, and earning a Master degree in both Psychology and Teaching music at Dragomanova University in Kyiv, Olena tought music in schools as won several national and international classical piano competitions. Olena resides in Lviv, Ukraine.
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Antonia BennettSinger, Sonwriter
Antonia is a Grammy nominated professional singer. Daughter of legendary Tony Bennett, Antonia graduated from Berklee College of Music and performed extensively in the US and around the world. She released two of her own albums of jazz standards as well as popular recordings. Antonia resides in Los Angeles, CA.
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Tom RothrockProducer, Composer,
Tom is an international Grammy and Oscar nominated record producer, composer, musician and owner of Bong Load Records. Tom Rothrock has worked with James Blunt, Foo Fighters, Moby, Beck, Badly Drawn Boy, R.L. Burnside, Athlete, Sloan, Gwen Stefani, Motorhead, Elbow, Stevie Nicks, Poison, Eilliot Smith, Richard Thompson, Yonder Mountain String Band and others.
Rothrock has also composed or contributed to soundtracks for notable motion pictures such as About A Boy, Good Will Hunting, Colleteral, The Sponge Bob Square Pants Movie. Tom is a holder of a Guinness World Records for the most sold records in the new millennium with James Blunt debut record. Tom resides in Las Vegas, NV.
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Gerry BrownDrummer, Educator
Gerry is a Grammy winning professional drummer and a teacher. Graduate of Pennsylvania University Gerry has performed with such legendary artists as Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross, Chic Corea, Marcus Miller, Roberta Flack, Joe Sample, Larry Coryel and many others. Gerry travels around the world with drum clinics from Yamaha drums. Gerry resides in Los Angeles, CA