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Performing artists of the Dîner en Blanc 2015

Once again Diner en Blanc New York 2015 was a huge success and we owe a huge thank you to our entertainers and performers who helped set the tone for our great time.

JP Jofre                                                                      
Bandoneon Player & Composer
“J.P.” Jofre has been repeatedly highlighted by the New York Times and praised as one of today’s leading artists by Great Performers at Lincoln Center. A recipient of the National Prize of the Arts grant in Argentina, Mr. Jofre has taken his form of contemporary
tango to some of the most important venues in Asia, Europe, America and the Caribbean as soloist and composer. He has collaborated with many famous musicians in a wide range of musical styles, including Paquito D’Rivera, Kathryn Stott & Gloria Estefan. An electrifying composer & confidently skilled bandoneon player, JP Jofre plays with a confidence & talent that will
continue to captivate audiences all over the globe.

Angela McCluskey
This talented performer’s crooning voice is matched only by her captivating stage presence. Born in Glasgow, Scotland,
Angela first achieved recognition as the singer of the much- adored LA band Wild Colonials, with whom she released three albums.
In 2004, Angela led French outfit, Telepopmusik, to the Grammy’s with a nomination for Best Dance Recording for their smash hit
Breathe. So far, the positive reviews have been undeniable; one reviewer suggesting
‘In many ways, Angela’s voice is not hers – it’s yours’.

Miss Tara
Award winning Canadian house music DJ and chart topping producer Tara Mobayen, aka Miss Tara, delivers a signature
blend of upfront crowd-pleasing electro-heavy bangers and uplifting melodic anthems. Fresh off a massive twenty-date
cross-country India tour and the much anticipated upcoming release of her full length artist double album, Miss Tara has garnered an impressive reputation as one of dance music’s most promising talents.  Her captivating presence, remarkable
style and infectious energy find her showcased internationally. Supported by a dedicated global following, her dynamic
and engaging sets are in-demand by iconic brands including Sunburn, Universal Music Group, Nikki Beach, Armani,
Playboy, Escada, Toronto Fashion Week and renowned venues around the world.  

Tolga Cetinkaya and J Hoon were born in Istanbul, Turkey. They specialize in traditional Turkish rhythms and motifs and play
instruments such as darbuka and tef.  MUSIC BY GIGI, LLC represents the finest in event entertainment. The company offers
the full spectrum of event entertainment from musicians to performers, and can bring entertainment to you anywhere in the
country. Founded by an accomplished musician, MUSIC BY GIGI uses only the most professional, highly trained, sophisticated
and fun entertainers for all types of events.

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