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Sixteen Camels is a New York-based band leaded by the italian composer and keyboard player Daniele Del Monaco.The project started out from the collaboration between Del Monaco and Marco Cappelli, Ken Filiano and Satoshi Takeishi. Fay Victor completes the band as as lead vocal and front-woman.

Satoshi Takeishi, drummer, percussionist, and arranger is a native of Mito, Japan. While at Berklee he developed an interest in the music of South America and went to live in Colombia following the invitation of a friend. He spent four years there and forged many musical and personal relationships. His interest expanded to the rhythms and melodies of the Middle East where he studied and performed with Armenian-American oud master Joe Zeytoonian. Since moving to New York in 1991 he has performed and recorded in vast variety of genre, from world music, jazz, contemporary classical music to experimental electronic music.

Ken Filiano (born 1952) is an American jazz and orchestral bassist[1][2] based in Brooklyn, New York.[3]

Since the 1970s, Filiano has played or recorded with Anthony Braxton, Fred Ho, Nels Cline, Bill Dixon, Fay Victor, and others.[4][5][6] Filiano is on the teaching roster at the New School in New York.[7] He teaches master classes in bass and improvisation and has a private studio in Brooklyn.