Honi Gordon

Honi Gordon was among the one-album miracles of jazz; the obscure, bop-oriented vocalist recorded only 1 LP like a single designer (1962’s little-known Honi Gordon Sings). But her insufficient exposure had not been because of too little skill. Gordon, the girl of vocalist/composer George Gordon, got an appealing design that …

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Libana

Libana is a distinctive feminist executing group whose interpretations of cultural and religious woman-themed music from around the world have already been performed in educational organizations, folk/ethnic occasions, and women’s music and cultural celebrations across THE UNITED STATES. Libana was created in 1979 when 25 ladies came collectively to explore …

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Liars

Liars were conceived in November 2000 after two close friends and ex-Los Angeles artwork learners, Aaron Hemphill and Angus Andrew, reunited in NEW YORK. They taken care of immediately a “music artists wanted” ad submitted in an area record shop by two Nebraskans, Pat Noecker and Ron Albertson. The lurching …

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Scary Kids Scaring Kids

Acquiring their name from a Cap’n Jazz song, Phoenix sextet Scary Babies Scaring Kids started spewing impassioned post-hardcore that may be both shriekingly spastic and soothingly melodic in the first 2000s. Known for a reckless, incendiary live display, the music group originally comprised Tyson Stevens (vocals/bass), DJ Wilson (acoustic guitar), …

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Gilles Vigneault

Gilles Vigneault is a Canadian vocalist/songwriter and poet whose profession spans several years, peaking in recognition through the mid- to late ’60s and ’70s. Delivered on Oct 27, 1928, in Natashquan, Quebec, he got his begin being a poet, posting the poetry collection Étraves in 1959. He started establishing himself …

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Johnny Griffin Quartet

b. John Arnold Griffin III, 24 Apr 1928, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Griffin examined tenor saxophone at Du Sable SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL where his teacher was Walter Dyatt, who also trained Gene Ammons and Von Freeman. In his mid-teens, Griffin became a member of the Lionel Hampton R&B-based big music group …

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Arizona Smoke Revue

Produced in the planting season of 1980 by Costs Zorn (b. 18 Might 1948, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA; banjo/vocals), Phil Beverage (b. 12 Might 1953, Exminster, Devon, Britain; electric guitar, mandolin, fiddle, vocals), Paul Downes (b. 2 August 1953, Exeter, Devon, Britain; electric guitar, mando-cello, vocals) and John Vickers, though Vickers …

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León Gieco

Argentine folk legend León Gieco is usually one of is own country’s most long lasting nationwide heroes. Though he’s most cherished in Argentina, where his outspoken interpersonal awareness and storied recent like a fearless protest vocalist endeared him deeply to those that share his history, his appeal stretches beyond his …

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Jon Bon Jovi

Jon Bon Jovi spent a lot of the 1980s establishing his hard rock-band Bon Jovi among the most popular under western culture with multi-platinum albums like Slippery When Damp and NJ. He then place the music group on hold to produce a single recording, Blaze of Glory (released July 1990), …

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Dick Cary

Dick Cary, best-known for his stint with Louis Armstrong’s All-Stars (1947-1948), was most crucial like a behind-the-scenes arranger and freelance musician in the trad jazz motion. He produced his documenting debut with Joe Marsala (1942), worked well like a soloist at Nick’s (1942-1943), and performed for short intervals using the …

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