A special thanks to Jeanette Alexander who lent her award winning single, “Setting Sail” to the Instrumental Version for the cool down, a dear friend and amazing musician see www.jeanettealexandermusic.com/. Layla Angulo (Saxophone) Born in Louisiana, raised between Boston, Los Angeles, and Seattle, Layla began playing the piano at age five, the sax at ten, and was performing in jazz clubs in Boston at fourteen. See more of Layla, http://www.laylaangulo.com/. Thione Diop (Djembe) Senegalese born drummer, Thione Diop is now based in Seattle, Washington where he teaches djembe and sabar drumming, sabar dance, and performs frequently. Currently Thione is the lead drummer for his group Yeke Yeke, http://www.thionediop.com/. Alex Guilbert (Keyboards), Since his graduation from the University of Washington School of Music in 1994, Alex has embarked on a highly diverse career as a pianist, composer, and teacher. He has been an established member of Seattle’s jazz community for years. Taryn Webber (Cello & Vocals), Taryn loves to rock! Since moving to Seattle from the East Coast in 1997 she has played cello, electric bass, and sang harmony with such musical groups as Swan Vestas, Going South, Graig Markel, and most recently, The Figure of Eight along side Mark Clem. Cari Carnahan (Vocals), Cari sang with the Seattle Pacific University band Unlimited during her college days. Walter Torres (Guitar), Walter was born and raised in Lima, Peru. Walter composed, arranged and performed most of the songs on the Julio Ramirez album, and is involved in regular projects with Arturo Rodriguez. Walter was the lead percussionist for the Layla Angulo Latin Jazz Band. Pierre Crutchfield (Clarinet), An artist, writer, and producer of both music and film, Pierre utilizes turntables, woodwinds, and keyboards in much of his work. Philip Seward (Percussion), Philip has played for over 20 years in various forms of music: jazz, R&B, rock, disco, new wave, techno, new age, funk, reggae, ska, country, blues, and classical. Justin Verre (Berimbau), Justin plays the berimbau, an instrument used in the Brazilian foot fighting art of capoeira. Pat Laughlin (Trumpet) Pat began playing his trumpet in 5th grade back in Ohio and has been playing for over 20 years.