International Latin-jazz 4tet (France-India). One of the only virtuoso and genuine Latin-jazz bands in India.
Megan Powers (Vocals – guest artist)
Megan Powers is a singer-songwriter based in New York City. Her jazz career found its start in Igor Butman’s iconic Moscow jazz haunt in an impromptu jam session with Igor and his band. She is honored to have taken the stage in some of NYC’s most notable underground music havens, and to have sung with the likes of Igor, Jon Christopher Allen, Ben Paterson, the Anthony Cekay Trio, Henry Colle, Drue Barron, Marissa Dwyer, and Paul Beaubrun of Zing Experience, among others. She has also performed with Andrea Burns and Michael Arden in Stephen Weiner's original staging of The Hudsucker Proxy.
Megan has studied classically with dramatic soprano Corinne Stevens and with NYC's Broadway great, Phillip Hernandez. Her amazing timber, powerful voice, soulful interpretation of jazz standards of any kind as well as her ever steady musical abilities have made be part of New York's new most promising talents and singers.
A passionate proponent of the human capacity to effect healing through the cultivation of mindfulness, compassion, and creative self-expression, Megan graduated from the University of Oklahoma with degrees in International Relations, Spanish, and Russian, and has worked within the anti-trafficking movement in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia and Kolkata, India. Most recently, Megan has returned in Kolkata as a volunteer with the Kalighat-based non-profit, New Light, that works to support those affected by human trafficking.