اعظم علی (Romanization: Azam Ali) was born in Iran but spent most of her early years in India before moving to the US in the mid eighties. She is a vocalist of astonishing diversity with a range covering music from the mediaeval European to the classical Eastern - Persian, Lebanese and Indian.
Beth Quist is a multi-instrumentalist performer, composer, and singer, as well as the lead vocalist in the Las Vegas production of Cirque du Soleil's KA. Her hypnotically beautiful style of singing combines the strong melodies and lyricism of traditional Western vocals with influences from the Balkans, Middle East, and India.
Nisos (Nisos - Island) is quite a new band that consists of the people of various backgrounds. Clarinetist and composer Nikos Koulouris, and percussionist and kaval player Tomas Rossi set up the band under the symbolic name of Nisos as they shared a deep interest in traditional music coming from Greece and Turkey.