Tal Shalom-Kobi, a native of Israel, is a Bass player and a music educator, who has been active in the world of music for the past 15 years. Tal holds a degree in Music Education from Berklee College of Music, and Masters in Jazz Performance from New England Conservatory. Tal has performed in Jazz Festivals overseas and locally in venues like Berklee Performance Center, Ryles Jazz Club, and Jordan Hall among others. Tal is the leader of the 'Four N' More' Jazz group, and co-leads the 'Jazz Marauders' Latin Jazz quartet. Together with her performance career she stayed active in the field of education, teaching Piano, and youth ensemble groups in her home studio in Newton. Miki Matsuki is an experienced and versatile jazz drummer. She has performed in various musical settings including: soundtrack work, a tour of Korea, the performances at the Symphony Hall etc. Ms. Matsuki has performed with great musicians including Wynton Marsalis, Joanne Brackeen, George Garzone, Darren Barrett, Dave Bryant, Stan Strickland, and many others. Ms. Matsuki graduated from Berklee College of Music and received her M.M. from the Longy School of Music and is currently enrolled in the Graduate Performance Diploma program there with full scholarship. Pianist Pamela Hines grew up in Massachusetts and has played with some great artists in past years. Hines' 2007 CD, 'Return,' with John Lockwood and Bob Gullotti and a special guest appearance by Jerry Bergonzi, earned #13 ranking on jazz week charts in early 2008. Her debut CD with Bob Moses in 1998 earned her a guest spot on Piano Jazz with Marian McPartland. Hines received her MM from New England Conservatory in 1998.