Bio




                                                       Jan Deny

European born and Canadian raised,  he has been involved in music professionally for over 30 years as a performer, composer and producer. His love for music has made him versatile in many genres but always having a passion for Latin music, particularly in the bossa nova/samba style as well as R&B soul. The singers and musicians that work with him are carefully selected to give you the best performance possible of some of the most memorable music.




Vanessa Moodley
Adds a soulful / hip hop touch to the band. Click on her link for more info.



Paula Riganti
Brings the sazzy jazzy flavor in whatever format. Being from Argentina,
she performs many songs in French, Spanish and Portuguese.


Nina Haukka
Coming from a gospel background, she has the voice of conviction. R&B is her thing and she loves to show it.


Michael Wagler 

Michael has been with the band since 2012 and is a great addition when available. He is currently keeping busy in Vancouver's local music scene, playing in a wide variety of bands in the genres of mainstream / modern jazz,  folk,  alt rock,  Latin and soul.


                                                       JT Platt

A Louisiana native with a blues/jazz/soul/funk background, he adds a great sound with his exceptional playing and extensive repertoire.
One of the hardest working musician in Vancouver I know. Plays percussion for the group whenever possible. Click on link for more info on Nick.


Josh Dubland

A versatile musician that has been performing in the Vancouver area for the past 10 years.  His drumming style has been described as energetic yet sensitive, providing groove oriented rhythms that are musically supportive.  Adept in a variety of musical styles including jazz, rock, latin, and classical, he has performed and recorded with a number of bands and also worked as a freelance musician.  Josh is an occasional drummer with Nova Sol, as he also performs with other groups such as Pearl Jig, The Whiskey Dicks, Avencho, Noya, and the Vancouver Philharmonic Orchestra.  He studied classical music at Douglas College from 2002 to 2003 and jazz at Capilano University from 2004 to 2006.  


 Phil Belanger

Phil graduated with a bachelor of music degree from UBC, and has since then kept busy as a drummer and percussionist - performing in just about every imaginable musical style - including work with the Vancouver Symphony and Opera Orchestras, CBC Radio, the Arts Club Theatre, numerous choirs recording sessions , and dozens of pop , jazz , and Latin groups such as Orquesta Goma Dura, Samabata, Shango Ashe, Alma Libre, Fantazea, Zazueira, Tom Arntzen, Karin Plato, Daryl Jahnke, and countless more. He has taught for over 30 years - both private and group lessons
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