Ingrid Laubrock is an avant-garde saxophonist/composer who performs with Anthony Braxton, Peter Evans, Mary Halvorson, Kris Davis, Nate Wooley and many others. She is active as a bandleader and performer worldwide and has composed music for small bands as well as for orchestra.
Ava Mendoza is a guitarist and composer based in Brooklyn, NY. She plays in many different rock and avant jazz settings, and in any context tries to bring expressivity, energy and a wide sonic range to the music.
She has toured throughout the U.S. and Europe and recorded or performed with musicians including Carla Bozulich, Fred Frith, Nels Cline, To Live and Shave in LA, Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Butch Morris, Weasel Walter, ROVA Sax Quartet, and more.