Here are some links for friends and heroes of mine:
Felipe Gomez: wonderful guitarist and composer.
Cecilia Engelhart: composer, singer, vocal coach and woman with ears of gold
DueStudio: studio of musicians Marci and Ricardo Valdivieso, and home of many delightful house concerts.
Zack Pitt-Smith: soulful clarinetist, flautist, and music educator. Plays Brazilian choro music with Group Falso Baiano as well as sometimes with Quijerema.
Rhiannon: vocal improviser and teacher extraordinaire
Virginia Schenk: jazz singer, music therapist, and teacher