Monica Reese, singer, actress, songwriter
was born close to Munich. She played music, sang and danced since she was a child. She went to Cuba several times. For years she travelled to Southamerica, Marocco, Israel and to the Southpacific, to explore different cultures, music and languages. In Munich she performed at Tollwood Summer Festival, Ampere/Muffatwerk, Kulturzentren, Ratskeller Marienplatz ........with great musicians like Konstantin Kostov, Viktor Makhnovich, Sava Medan and Cesar Gamero. Acting and Music led her to Berlin in 2014. She started a new Jazzy and Latin Session project where the band "Moonlight Berlin" was founded. After performing a Tribute to Celia Cruz (B-Flat, Kunstfabrik Schlot ......) she started to write her own songs in 2017 combining her talent for writing and her extensive life experience. New Latin & Jazz Session project thursdays at Studiobühne Alte Feuerwache, Friedrichshain in 2020.
piano player, composer
was born close to Lyon, France. He studied classical music and went to Berlin in 1997 where he joined the Hanns Eisler Highschool. In 2002 he won a Jazz and Blues Award. He toured and played in many cities like London, Paris, Lyon, Lissabon, Liverpool, Brussels, Antwerpen......Besides Jazz he has a great passion and experience for Cuban and Latin Music. With Moonlight Latinjazz from the beginning, 2015.
drums, percussion: Marcos Betancourt Ramirez, Yatziv Caspi
Bass: Gianfranco Coppola, Marcel Krömker, Ben Lehmann
Pedro Vera, Saxophone
Born in Pama de mallorca, Spain, he began his music studies at the age of 8 years at Conservatory of Barcelona. After finishing his classical studies he went for his Modern Music and Jazz degree and got a scholarship to study at Berklee College of Music in Boston. He has played around the world with musicians like Vinx De´Jon Parrette, Devora Davis, Natalie Dieah, Lionel Haas, Francisca Urio, Zulu 9.30, Maika Makovski, Johnny Branchizio, Mathew Simon and Jordi Bonell among many others.