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The esssence of "Janoska style" includes the sounds of Latin, folk, and improvisational jazz expertly fused together together by the Janoska Ensemble, three brothers and one brother-in-law, all classically-trained musicians born and raised in Vienna.

Janoska Style is also the name of the group's dazzling debut on Deutsche Grammaphon, which features fresh takes of Mozart and Bizet alongside original compositions.

The works of Bach have a recurring impact in cellist Matt Haimovitz's life, describing them to Of Note's Katy Henriksen as "the cellist's bible," adding that they are part of his "daily diet," playing "two movements of Bach every day."

The title of Julien Labro and Jason Vieaux's album Infusions evokes images of cross-cultural osmosis, the blurring of the lines between the colloquial and the quintessentially modern, and the day-glo rhythms of jazz fusion's '70s heyday. The story of its inception is no different.

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