张雄关是中国最出色的青年爵士音乐家之一。在2013年毕业于上海音乐学院后，他前往美国深造，在世界最知名的音乐学府之一：波士顿新英格兰音乐 学院(New England Conservatory)攻读硕士学位，学习爵士吉他演奏与爵士作曲编曲。他的首张个人原创专辑《来自旧时的新声音》于2016年1月正式发行，发行以 来受到了一致好评。爵士萨克斯大师Jerry Bergonzi称赞这张专辑有着：“顶级的演奏和作曲水平”。张雄关现任教于上海音乐学院，教授爵士乐和声，理论，历史，即兴以及吉他和乐队演奏。
Following up on their 2015 The Classics Tour, The Shanghai Restoration Project & Zhang Le return to China this May to tour their latest release Life Elsewhere. This playful collaboration with artist Sun Yunfan weaves together jazz, electronica, samba, bossa nova and world music with Chinese Taoist philosophy. The performance will feature the trio joined by special guest jazz guitarist Zhang Xiongguan.
Dave Liang (keyboard, vocals) is the Emmy winning creator and producer of The Shanghai Restoration Project, a group that blends Chinese culture with hip-hop and electronica. His projects have been featured on NPR, BBC, The New York Times and Last Call with Carson Daly. In addition to his production work for artists on his own label Undercover Culture Music, Liang has also worked with artists on Bad Boy, Warner, Yamaha, and Universal.
Zhang Le (vocals) has been described by Oscar-winning composer Tan Dun (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) as "a rising young star with a remarkable gift." Her innovative blend of traditional Chinese folk songs and modern jazz have captured the attention of American and Chinese audiences alike. A graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music, she is an accomplished arranger and vocalist whose work has reached the Top 10 jazz albums on iTunes and been featured on NPR’s All Things Considered.
Sun Yunfan (songwriter, visuals) is a multidisciplinary artist whose work ranges from film and animation to painting, drawing, collage, sculpture, and artist books. Her work has been featured on NPR, Rolling Stone, the Sundance Film Festival, the Toronto International Film Festival, and museums and galleries in the US, Europe, and China.
Zhang Xiongguan (guitar) is one of China's most outstanding young jazz musicians. After graduating from Shanghai Conservatory of Music in 2013, Xiongguan went on to pursue his Master of Music degree in Jazz Performance in New England Conservatory in Boston,where he studied with some of the leading figures in the jazz world.