Sumru Ağıryürüyen

Singer and mandolin player was born in Ankara, Turkey, 1959. She performs in different projects all over the world, singing in different styles from traditional music to free improvisation, and many different languages spoken in her country and abroad. As a concert and studio musician she released a solo album „Issız/Solitude‟, and two Balkan albums with friends „Ayde Mori‟ and „Balkan Journey‟ (Kalan); a Klezmer/Sephardic music quartet „Klez-Mez‟ (Saf/EMI) and prepared a duo album with cellist Anıl Eraslan, titled „Sert Sessizler/Harsh Consonants‟ (to be released by 2012, Baykuş) in free improvisation style. She has a quartet called „5‟, and she has a special audio-visual project for the memory of great Turkish poet Nazım Hikmet with outstanding Turkish artists (Büyükberber, Eraslan, Erdoğan, and Şevket Akıncı, Korhan Erel, Ozan Akıncı). Also she has a Balkan project with her long journey friend Brenna MacCrimmon from Canada, and Hilde de Clerq from Belgium, and Jesse Kotansky, and Adam Good from the States. She made the award winning music for the movie „Autumn‟ (director Ozcan Alper, soundtrack – Ada) with musician friends, for a documentary by the same director, with Anıl Eraslan. She also travels making „Let‟s Sing Together‟ workshops teaching traditional songs. Besides, she was a music director of two international organizations in Istanbul (iscms.org, gitarcafe.com), and still prepares a radio show.

Susana Alva

(born 4 October 1974 in Berga, Barcelona, Spain) vocalist, guitarist and composer. She is vocalist and guitarist of the band The Butterfly Effect. Early in her career she was known as Butterfly Effect, the name that currently owns her band. In 1997 traveled to Madrid with her band in order to make their songs, make a record and performing live in this city.
Recordings: Efecto Mariposa, 2001; Metamorfosis, 2003; Metamorfosis II, 2004; Complejidad, 2005; Vivo en vivo, 2007; 40:04, 2009
Awards: Spanish best song of 2009 in the last awards of the “40 Principales”. In 2009 the band obtained the nomination in the category of “best group of duo”. On 11 February 2010 returns to be awarded by the broadcaster Cadena Dial in its fourteenth edition.

Tina Ahlin

(born 1967 in Tyresö, Sweden) is best known as a musician and TV/radio - personality but she has also worked as a composer – in different fields such as film, theatre, choir and as singer/songwriter. As a musician she has been working since the beginning of the 90s and she plays piano and harmonica and sings. She has also worked with one of Sweden’s most appreciated celebrities – Hasse Alfredsson, among many others. In 1996 Olle Adolphson wrote a collection of poems - Lovisastormen - to her – which she composed the music to. And she composes and plays in many different popular contexts.  Her recordings have been nominated for Grammys twice.
Selecter works: Lovisastormen, 1999, for male coro; Lovisastormen 1999 for mixed coro; Julklockorna 1996, for mixed coro, Hymn till Lucia 1996, for Br/S and mixed coro; Adventsljusen, 1996, for mixed coro.
Recordings: Det går bra ändå, Metronome; 12 sånger av Allan Edwall, National; Decennium, National.
Publications direction: Warner Chappell , Gehrmans 

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