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LORENZO THOMPSON
LORENZO THOMPSON  » Lorenzo Thompson is a truly dynamic entertainer that has the unique ability to connect with audiences everywhere he performs. Lorenzo has been playing all over the Chicago area, and beyond for the past twenty years. He is regularily appearing at the Chicago Blues Festival and tours all over the world. He's been touring with GROOVE for over 10 years.

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Osian Roberts
OSIAN ROBERTS  » A tenor saxophone player from Wales. Graduate of Royal Academy of Music, worked with J. Lovano, D. Oatts, D. Cliff and others. He performed with National Youth Jazz Orchestra and many other critically acclaimed groups including Glenn Miller Memorial Orchestra. He has been working with Jan Kořínek since 2004. In 2007 the Czech national TV broadcasted one the live performances of GROOVE which features this great artist.

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Rostislav Fraš
ROSTISLAV FRAŠ  » Award winning saxophonist leads his own quartet called Kind of Mind. He is also a member of many other bands such as Veleband, S´aight, Limited Edition and Soul-Jazz-Celebration. He also worked with Karel Růžička, Matúš Jakabčic, Najponk, Czech Radio Big Band and many other ensembles. He was one of the finalists of „International Jazz Struggle“ in Sczeczin, Poland. He's been playing with Jan Kořínek as a guest since 2006.

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Sharon Lewis
SHARON LEWIS  » One of the Chicago's next generation blueswomen, Lewis performs frequently throughout the tristate area (regularly at Buddy Guy's Legends). Sharon is a transplanted Texan and her live performances demonstrate her extraordinary soul-stirring love for the Blues. She has been a vocalist for Dave Specter, Jimmy Johnson, Harmonica Hinds, Kingsnakes, Son Seals, and Johnny B. Moore, and currently has a band called the Mojo Kings. Sharon has done three tours with Jan Korinek and Groove.

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Charlie Sawyer
CHARLIE SAWYER  » Charlie Sawyer is renowned for his blues harmonica and his chronicles of blues greats. Sawyer played with BB King in 2004 when the King of the Blues was Sawyer's guest at Harvard University and his band also invited to open for B.B. King. He's coming to Europe again, in June 2008, for his 3rd time to perform with GROOVE. Check the gig schedule, June is soon!

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Martina Fišerová
MARTINA FIŠEROVÁ  » Martina Fišerová has been active on the Prague music scene as a singer since 2002. She has been a member of various jazz and blues bands such as BlueSense or MAFIQ (jazz festival in Garana, Romania, 2004). She sings as a guest with Laco Deczi and his Cellula New York, a jazz-rock band called Impuls and works with Trio Bossa and the Ignu. She's been working with Jan Kořínek and Groove for more than 5 years.

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Eb Davis
EB DAVIS  » Eb is a throwback to the days of T-Bone Walker, Joe Williams, and Big Joe Turner. Eb Davis is great singer, as well as a great entertainer, and the band always seems to tear it up with him everywhere they go. Eb Davis recorded a studio CD with GROOVE, I Write The Checks, in 2001. Eb Davishas worked with many of the big names in the business including BB.King and Ray Charles. He has done 8 tours with GROOVE since 2001.

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