Management: Gille Amaral
Dog & Pony Industries
office: +1-603-379-6602
mobile: +1-603-866-3334


Booking Agent:
US and world: Gille Amaral (see management above)

Germany, Austria, Switzerland: Julian Hölscher at Handshake Booking
Tel:  +49-30-69814840

Japan, also contact:
Shinobu Honda


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other recommended links:

check out what’s going on at nublu.

check out Gildas Boclé, the most amazing photo- and videographer. A lot can be seen here on this site, such as the cover photo for “Making Memories,” as well as 2 videos (incl. the latest one). He is also a brilliant bassist (for that click here) .

cover photo for this website by Bernhard Steiner.

check out songwriter Kathryn Williams website, with whom Vana co-wrote The Moon on Christmas Eve, which he performed on the 2006 NPR Jazz Christmas CD, Marian McPartland & Friends.

favorites musicians:
Marcello Pellitteri, Alvester Garnett, Gene Jackson, Adriano Santos,
bassists Matthew ParrishSean Conly, Mo Pleasure, Don FalzoneMarcus McLaurine,
Vinicius Barros,
saxophone players, Paquito D’Rivera, Ole Mathisen, Donny McCaslin,
Regina Carter, Pauline Kim, Jane Hunt,
cellist Wolfram Koessel.

The incredible Teatro del Suono of my good friend and “Paganini-Pal” Andrea Liberovici.

Tom Lord’s Jazz Discography, the world’s largest and most complete jazz reference. 100 years of jazz on one CD-ROM – all you need to know about virtually any jazz recording ever released.