The Baker Brothers: Acid Jazz at TEDxLondon

Southern UK boys The Baker Brothers have been rocking dance floors far and wide for nearly 10 years. With 7 albums, 2 full length live DVDs and numerous other releases, they deliver an explosive, dynamic, killer funk show! Their infectious, raw beats and bass lines underpin edgy melodic section horns…

Andrew Seifert Trio: Jazz at TEDxHouston

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Andrew Seifert’s Trio performs live jazz at TEDxHouston 2011.

Meklit Hadero: Soleil, Soleil

Hadero is a vocalist, songwriter, cultural activist, TEDGlobal Fellow, founder of the Arba Minch Collective. Hadero’s recent album is On a Day Like This. Born in Ethiopia, raised in the US and nurtured for the last several years in San Francisco’s rich arts scene, Meklit Hadero’s musical explorations span genres…

Upman Liu: blues and Pink Floyd cover

Upman Liu is an independent musician in China. He plays Blues and performs a special cover of Pink Floyd with a Chinese twist. Recorded at TEDxGuangzhou.

Vitor Araújo: piano fusion

Vitor Araújo is a 20 year-old pianist and one of the most promising classical musicians in Brazil.  He prefers to mix his interpretations with elements of pop music, jazz, rock and even forró. For him, the most important thing is fighting the pre-conceived idea that says classical music is difficult….

Ntjam Rosie: French fusion at TEDxRotterdam

In 2008, 27-year-old Cameroon born Ntjam Rosie released the adventurous debut album Atouba, an ingenious mix of Western and African rhythms with World, Jazz and Soul. Since then she has further developed her singer-songwriter talent, now accentuating jazz and soul elements while still aiming for the same spirit of adventure…

Michael Jefry Stevens + Dave Ballou: jazz improv

For over 35 years, Michael Jefry Stevens has been associated with some of the most important figures in modern jazz. Frank Rubolino of Cadence Jazz Magazine writes, Stevens is a sensitive pianist who ekes out droplets of sparkling gems or volumes of rushing waves having a lyrical foundation and a…

Karsu Dönmez: Turkish jazz

Karsu Dönmez (1990) is a pianist and singer from Amsterdam of Turkish descent. She is seen as a major talent in the field of jazz and is being called the Dutch Norah Jones. Young as she is, she has already performed in Carnegie Hall in New York twice, and played…