J.P. Jofre – Bandoneon/Composer

J.P. Jofre – Bandoneon/Composer

J.P. Jofre Bandoneon/Composer Native from San Juan, Argentina, JP Jofre is an award winning bandoneon player and composer. He has been repeatedly highlighted by the New York Times and praised as one of today’s leading artists by Great Performers at Lincoln Center. His...
Gabriel Kahane – Singer/Songwriter

Gabriel Kahane – Singer/Songwriter

Gabriel Kahane Singer/Songwriter Gabriel Kahane is a musician and storyteller whose work increasingly exists at the intersection of art and social practice. Hailed as “one of the finest songwriters of the day” by The New Yorker, he is known to haunt basement rock...
Kinan Azmeh – Clarinetist/Composer

Kinan Azmeh – Clarinetist/Composer

Kinan Azmeh Clarinetist and Composer Hailed as a “Virtuoso” and “Intensely Soulful” by the New York Times and “Spellbinding”  by the New Yorker, and “Incredibly Rich Sound” by the CBC.  His utterly distinctive sound across different musical genres has gained him...
Layale Chaker – Violin/Composer

Layale Chaker – Violin/Composer

Layale Chaker Violinist and Composer Raised on the verge of several musical streams since her childhood, Lebanese violinist and composer Layale Chaker debuted her musical training at the National Higher Conservatory of Beirut in her native Lebanon. She later pursued...
Erik Higgins – Double Bass

Erik Higgins – Double Bass

Erik Higgins Bassist and Artistic Director Lincoln Crossroads Music Festival Artistic and Executive Director Erik Higgins grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska where he started playing double bass at the age of 10 in the Lincoln Public Schools strings program. Soon after he...