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Tommy Emmanuel

Tommy is big in Australia and over in Europe, but guitar fans in America have just been learning about him the past few years. He appeared at the Chet Atkins Appreciation Society Convention a few years ago and brought the house down. People have been talking about him ever since, and his fame is spreading. "He’s about the only guitarist I’ve heard who can come close to what Lenny did with harmonics, and he’s got a style all his own.

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Tigermoth

There are more than one artist the go by Tigermoth 1) Band from Sheffield England
2) Producer from Brisbane Australia 1)Tigermoth formed in Sheffield where they met at university.
They were:
Martin Wilson - guitar/vocals
Ollie Pound - guitar
Jim Lasbury - drums
Tanya Brown - bass
After moving to London in 2003, the band met with some critical success after notably appearing on the compilation "Bring Your Own Poison: The Rhythm Factory Sessions" and their following single, "I Know, You Know."

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Kavisha Mazzella

Kavisha Mazzella is a musician and singer unafraid to cross musical boundaries and create community experiences in her shows.Together with fellow musicians Irini Vela and Peter Vadiveloo,she makes passionate, life-affirming music which is an energetic fusion of Italian folk traditions with Country, Celtic, Gypsy and folk and her own original music .
Kavisha has been a guest vocal tutor at Victorian College Of The Arts and Musical Director of Melbourne's vivacious Italian Women's choir " La Voce Della Luna" for the last 13 years.

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Dean Wareham

Dean Wareham (born Michael Dean Wareham, August 1, 1963) is an American musician, who formed the band Galaxie 500 in 1987. Born in Wellington, New Zealand, Wareham moved with his parents to Sydney, Australia, before settling in New York City in 1977. Wareham attended high school at Dalton School in New York, and then attended Harvard University, where he graduated with a B.A. in Social Studies. He left Galaxie 500 in April, 1991 and founded the band Luna. Since Luna's breakup in 2005, Wareham has released albums with fellow Luna bandmate (and wife) Britta Phillips (see Dean and Britta).

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B.B. King

Riley B. King aka B. B. King (born September 16th, 1925 in Itta Bena, Mississippi) is a well known American blues guitarist and songwriter. He is among the most respected electric guitarists. One of King's trademarks is naming his guitar (Gibson ES335) "Lucille". In the 1950s in a bar in Twist, Arkansas two men got into a fight, accidentally knocking over a bucket of burning kerosene (used for heating) and setting the establishment on fire. Risking his life, B.B. King ran back into the collapsing building to retrieve his guitar.

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Josh Owen Band

The Josh Owen Band have seen both their debut independent live album and studio EP receive massive critical acclaim and airplay all over Australia, including Triple J, Triple R, PBS, FBI, ABC 702 and 774, Dig Radio, RTR to name a few. Save Me Save Me was recently voted 1 on Triple J’s Unearthed Roots chart, and SonyBMG have selected Save Me Save Me as one of their Hottest Picks in the current voting round of the UncharTED online band comp.

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Tallulah Rendall

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Tallulah Rendall ’lay me down’ (transducer). Must take some beating being told you have a ’wonderful voice’ by none other than Shirley Bassey - with that kind of acclaim you’d suspect most artists would happily retire and spend the ensuing years solely trading on that moment sealing morsel. Not Tallulah Rendall this London based songstress has set up her own label so as to keep her music out of the thumb twiddling unit chasing bandwagon jumping controlling freaks that you and I lovingly refer to as major labels.

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Joe Bonamassa

Joe Bonamassa (born May 8, 1977) just wanted to earn enough money to buy a deluxe Nintendo game when he started playing the guitar professionally. Then he met blues legend B.B. King. At the age of 12, his mother got a call from a local promoter, Richard Thornton asking if he wanted to be the opening act at a concert at which King was the headliner. After hearing the gifted adolescent play, King was so impressed that he invited Bonamassa to tour over the summer with his band.

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