“The creative mind plays with the object it loves.”
—————————————————–– Carl Jung
DJ Eddie Marz
DJ Eddie Marz is a Brooklyn-based DJ and Producer who has dedicated his life to making what he calls “pure hip hop.” Eddie Marz has been making music since the age of 16, when he beat-boxed at local talent shows and community centers in New Jersey. He was the frontman and lead MC for the band 4 or 5 Dopes while in college in Los Angeles. Marz has also served as DJ for and toured with such bands as Snap and 187. Marz is a prolific artist who routinely collaborates with other prominent Brooklyn rappers and vocalists.
Dan Friel is a composer and multi-instrumentalist based in Brooklyn. He is best known as vocalist, keyboardist and guitarist for the band Parts & Labor, who have released four albums on Jagjaguwar Records. He also has numerous releases of experimental electronic music under his own name, and has been recording and performing with various groups since the mid 1990′s.
A global citizen with a globally minded focus, Boima Tucker is an electronic musician, DJ, cultural activist and writer. He is a member of the Brooklyn-based music, arts, and culture collective, Dutty Artz. He also has contributed to various online and print publications including Ghetto Bassquake, Africa is a Country, WFMU Radio, and The Fader Magazine.
Andrew “Komplexx” McLean is a first generation Jamaican-American Brooklyn based composer who studied at Bournemouth University and gained an MA in Post Production and Composition under Professor Stephen Deutsch. Genres like hip-hop, gospel, latin, funk, classic rock, r&b and jazz have influenced him over time and helped Komplexx create a unique sound all his own. He currently works as a freelance musician and composer for artists, film, television and computer games.
Fellow students at Brooklyn Community Arts & Media High School — Jalan Barber, Davon Caveness, Leon Goddard, Tyrell Sutton Hunte, Brandon Jones and Daniel Simpson — join forces in a new group, the Swaggbrarians, to reimagine Beethoven’s concept in a new time and a new place.