Alex Mazzaev

Alex Mazzaev – singer/songwriter. Born on 14 March 1991, in Balti, Republic of Moldova.
Lived in Moldova, Russia, Ukrain and Romania(present). Speaks Russian, Romanian and English.
Started writing his own songs at the age of 10 inspired by his parents(former musicians).
Vocalist in hard rock band in Moscow 2009-2012. (2 albums released)
Won a talent show in Moldova in 2012 and got into finals of the XFactor Romania in 2013.
In September 2013 released his first romanian single in collaboration with a romanian production studio and CatMusic label.
After a short period of learning he started writing songs in romanian. Though it wasn’t easy, he refused signing to any of the Eastern Europe labels and in 2016 released his first solo album “Endless Puzzle” through CDBaby. The production and the mixing of the album were made solely by him, contains 13 songs ( 7 in English, 3 in Romanian and 3 in Russian) and can’t be framed in a certain genre.
A.M. – “The process of making this album was a learning experience, the best is yet to come.”
In 2017 he released a single “Wasted” and began working on his new, “better” materials.
He has a long list of artistic influences from Russian pop to American hard rock and country. At this moment the best description of his music is Indie-pop-rock.
He’s constantly perfecting his cruft in music composition, mixing, production and live performance.
New singles and album are ready to be recorded and soon to be released.

Alex Mazzaev on Radio Venice

Radio Venice S08.E01 – March 25, 2018

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Leon Rubenhold

Leon Rubenholdʼs musical experiences range from being lead guitarist for R&B legends Wilson Pickett, Bobby Womack and David Ruffin to writing tunes for TV/Movie soundtracks, artists and bands.

Born in London England, and raised in Los Angeles California, he got an early start in music at age 17 recording two albums for ABC Bluesway with “The Outlaws Blues Band” produced by the late great Jazz producer Bob Thiele.The tune,“Deep Gully” from the second album was sampled by the rap groups De La soul and Cypress Hill.

Following Freelancing on the blues circuit playing with such notables as John Lee Hooker, Jimmy Reed, George “Harmonica” Smith, Leon formed another original band with good friend Ira Ingber along with Little Feat leader, Lowell George producing.

From there Leon worked with Motown songwriter/producer Deke Richards(Corporation/Jackson 5) they wrote and recorded together for the Four Tops, Marin Jahan (Flashdance) and TV/movie soundtracks.

Leonʼs tune “Down In Roswell” a song about the crashed UFO incident caught the ear of movie producer Paul Davids and was picked up for the title track of the 2-part video package he was producing on the subject. Paul Davids asked Leon to contribute material for two other projects: a documentary called “Timothy Leary ʼs Dead,” and one song for his film called “Starry Night” about Vincent Van Gogh.

Leon Rubenhold on Radio Venice

Radio Venice S08.E01 – March 25, 2018

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Aaron Gilmartin

DC born, raised by Texans on a diet of American Song, spirituals, rhythms and poetry Aaron Gilmartin is an award-winning composer and song-writer for film, stage and people’s enjoyment. Scored Once Upon A Line, a film shortlisted for the 2017 Oscar that won the 2016 Student Academy Award and took top honors at BAFTA among others.

The songs for his first album were written on hiatus from NYC in Tucson where he worked with Calexico’s Jacob Valenzuela on trumpet and toured with Adam Levy of Norah Jones band. His songs bring the flamenco guitar together with looping and sampling of his band.

Currently playing the new batch of songs written in West Adams LA Aaron is now a full time dad while composing and touring the US.

Aaron Gilmartin on Radio Venice

Radio Venice S07.E13 – March 4, 2018

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