Kalia Vandever is a trombonist and composer living in Brooklyn, NY. She released her debut album, In Bloom in 2019 which was described as “the rise of an exciting voice for the music” (Seton Hawkins, Hot House Jazz Magazine). Kalia’s sophomore album, Regrowth released in May, 2022 on New Amsterdam Records and “confirms her strengths as a composer and bandleader with a distinctly contemporary point of view.” (Nate Chinen, WBGO Jazz).
Holland Andrews is a vocalist, composer, and performance artist whose work focuses on the abstraction of operatic and extended-technique voice to build soundscapes encompassing both catharsis and dissonance. Frequently highlighting themes surrounding vulnerability and healing, Andrews arranges music for voice, clarinet, and electronics. Andrews also develops and performs soundscapes for dance, theater, and film, and their work is toured internationally with artists such as Bill T. Jones, Dorothee Munyaneza, Will Rawls, and poet Demian Dinéyazhi. Their musical collaborations include William Brittelle, Son Lux, Christina Vantzou, Peter Broderick, and Methods Body. Holland’s newest release, Forgettings, is out now via Leiter-Verlag.