Janine Charbonnier

(born in 1926, Paris), pianist, composer and pioneer in composer-generated music. She was married to writer Georges Charbonnier. With Pierre Barbaud and Roger Blanchard, she co-founded the Groupe de Musique Algorithmique de Paris (GMAP). With the assistance of Bull Centre National Computing Electronics, they produced their first concert of algorithmic music, programming in Fortran, as part of an art festival at the Rodin Museum in Paris in June 1959.
Selected works: La Varsovienne, electronic, 1965 (with Roger Blanchard); The Warsaw, electronic, 1965 (with Pierre Barbaud); Circus, a theatrical musical based on a novel by Maurice Roche; Exercice Op.3, for woodwind quartet; Prélude, Canon, Choral for woodwind quartet.

Joanna Christensen

(born in 1982 in Joensuu,Finland, resident in Helsinki) composer. Between the years of 2003-2006 she released 3 successful albums with a major label in Finland. She had several top hits on the charts and booming radio play in her home country, but she wanted to share her story with a wider audience and start singing in English. Joanna packed her bags and moved to LA to find new influences to her music and to write her new album. Determined to find a fresh angle for her music that would distinguish her from other pop artists, she moved back to Finland and worked with several different producers. While trying to choose whether to share her deeper side through her laid back singer/songwriter songs or to use her background as a dancer and keep her music danceable, she decided to put both worlds on the same album.
Recordings: album Proud of me, single: Still breathing

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Josefine Cronholm

(born in Småland, 1971, resident Copenhagen/Denmark) is a Swedish/Danish singer and composer. She grew up in Småland, in the south of Sweden and studied voice between 1995–2000 at Rhythmic Music Conservatory in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her CD debuted in 2000 with the album Natsange with the pianist Frans Bak and in 2003 her group received the music award Jazz i Sverige (an annual award to a jazz group in Sweden which was distributed 1972 – 2010. The award was a tour and a CD recording on the lable Caprice Records).
Selected recordings: 2000 Natsange with Frans Bak, Stunt Records; 2002, Wild Garden, Stunt records; Hotel Paradise, 2003, Caprice Records; Amanhã I morron (Tomorrow) with Steen Rasmussen, 2009, Calibrated; Songs of the Falling Feather, ACT Records, 2010.