Rigmor Gustafsson

(born 1966, in Värmskog, Vrämland, Sweden, residence Stockholm) is a jazz vocalist and composer. Since 1992 Gustafsson has been working as a freelance vocalist. She performs all kinds of vocal jazz music but on the fourth CD on the German label ACT, all the compositions are Gustafsson's own originals. She was educated in New York and performed during her studies with her own quintet; The Rigmor Gustafsson Quintet- to which she also composed most of the material. The Quintet was formed in New York in1994. During 2012 she performed with her trio in different European countries, but was also a featured guest with other constellations, among others Norrbotten Chamber Orchestra and Dalasinfoniettan.  Gustafsson's three earlier CD's on ACT On my way to you, Close to you, I will wait for you have all sold Gold in Sweden and  Close to you with Jacky Terrasson Trio, was as well as I will wait for you  nominated for a Grammy Award. I will wait for you also received the Jazz Award in Germany. In Sweden her engagements have ranged from working with several big bands and symphony orchestras to leading various small groups. She has been a featured guest on a number of Swedish National television shows and done many recordings for the radio, in Sweden but also in the rest of Europe. Gustafsson's 7th CD Alone with you went straight up to no. 1 on the jazz chart when it was released in Sweden, and was awarded with a Swedish Grammy for Best Jazz Record 2007. She also appeared in several Swedish TV shows, for example in the celebration of Crown Princess Victoria’s birthday as well as her wedding –which were both broadcast live on Swedish National TV. She has had collaboration with Radio String Qurtet Vienna which received a lot of attention and they made over 50 concerts together all over Europe in 2011.
Selected recordings: Rigmor Gustafsson Live Prophone Records, 2000; The Signature Edition, ACT, 2011; Plan # 46, Prophone Records, 1998; In the Light of Day, Prophone Records, 1997; Calling You, ACT, 2010

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Rosario González Flores

(Rosario Flores) (born on 4th November 1963 in Madrid, Spain) Singer, Composer and Actress. After an initial foray into music in 1984 with "Vuela una noche", the artist published her first album in 1992 with "De ley", composed mostly by Antonio Flores. After her spectacular debut, repeated success with their second album, "Siento" (1994), again mostly composed by songs from her brother Antonio. A year later, in 1995, Rosario began a tour of Spain and Latin America, which established itself as one of the most reliable performers on stage. In 1996 she published "Mucho por vivir", a clear homage to the memory of Antonio Flores. Following this path in 1999 Rosario takes a turn more rocker to your music with "Jugar a la locura". In 2001 she released "Muchas flores", a tribute to the Catalan rumba. The album includes original compositions and songs signed by Andrés Calamaro and Jorge Drexler. Some time later takes a break to return to cinema with director Pedro Almodóvar, in "Hable con ella". In 2003, Rosario publishes "De mil colores" with their own songs and musicians around again, following the path. In 2006, was released her eighth album, "Contigo me voy" and two years later, in 2008, Rosario publishes "Parte de mí", the album of the soundtrack of her life. In 2009, she published her first "grandes éxitos" in deluxe format. In 2010, singed the theme header TVE series "Cuéntame como pasó" and recorded an album of versions of the 70's for television. It was a year later, in 2011, when it launched a new job, "Raskatriski", recorded in Los Angeles and Madrid, with unreleased songs composed by the artist. In 2012 as a 'coach' of the first edition of "La voz", released an album under the name "Las voces de Rosario" program which would continue as coach in its second edition. Between the two editions, Rosario went to Miami to prepare "Rosario" album that will be released in November 2013.
Selected works: Siento (2x Platinum- Spain), 1994; Mucho por vivir (4x Platinum- Spain), 1996; Jugar a la locura (Gold - Spain), 1999; Muchas flores (3x Platinum - Spain. Gold - Argentina) 2001; De mil colores (Gold - Spain), 2003; Contigo me voy (1x Platinum - Spain), 2006; Parte de mí (2x Platinum - Spain), 2008; Cuéntame, 2009; Raskatriski (Gold - Spain), 2011; Rosario, 2013.
Awards: Rosario's discography contains over thirty Platinum and Gold discs with an extensive record of awards and number one; 2001 Latin Grammy for best female pop vocal album for "Muchas flores"; 2002 Music Award for Best Song for "Cómo quieres que te quiera"; 2003 Latin Grammy for best female pop vocal album by "De mil colores"; 2008 Ondas award for best female pop vocal album for "Parte de mí"; 2008 Eñe Awards for Best Female Solo Performance by "No dudaría"; 2008 Eñe Awards to the best version of "No dudaría"; Casandra Awards 2011, Dominican Republic "Casandra Internacional por su trayectoria".

Sara Glojnarić

(born in 1991, in Zagreb, Croatia) composer. During her schooling she has won numerous awards in international and national piano competitions, as well as in chamber music competitions. She participated in seminars led by renowned pianists and composers such as Livia Rev, Laszlo Baranyay, Noel Flores, Ludmilla Lazar, Salvatore Spano, Irina Osipova, Syavush Gadjiev, Dušan Bavdek and others. In 2009 she began her studies of composition in the class of professor Davorin Kempf, and the following year, in June of 2010, premiered her composition Movie Script Endings, which was recorded by Aquarius Records label in cooperation with the Croatian Radio and Television and published under the title Three musketeers, a lady and a gentleman. She was chosen to represent Croatia in the category of composers under 30 at the International Rostrum of Composers.
Selected works: Movie Script Endings premiered by pianist Danijel Detoni; Clara Barceló; Verve; Five Stages of Sleep performed by Lovro Merčep (alto saxophone) ; Four sketches for a flute chorus performed by Flautino Lola Klasik and conducted by Ljubiša Jovanović ; Pitiè et Peur premiered by the composer Krešimir Seletković, Impressions for the Piano; Tryptich premiered in cooperation with bassoon player Barbara Schaller.
Awards: composition Clara Barceló at the 26th Music Biennale Zagreb Margareta.

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