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Uman

Mixing Enya and Cocteau Twins-style ethereality with Enigma/Deep Forest-esque cultural dance fusions and ambient consumer electronics, the French group Uman comprises sibling and sister Didier (keyboards) and Danielle Jean (vocals), plus regular collaborator Zad. They 1st appeared on information in France in 1992, issuing two albums there before debuting stateside; …

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Vidna Obmana

Belgian producer Dirk Serries, aka Vidna Obmana, is normally a prolific author of deep ambient and electro-acoustic music, utilizing gradual, shifting digital figures and sparse environmental recordings to create lengthy, minimalist, often extremely personal textural works. Acquiring his nom de plume in the Yugoslavian for “optical illusion” (an idea which …

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James Reynolds

The brand new age composer and multi-instrumentalist James Reynolds is featured on significant amounts of material released in a bit more when compared to a decade from the past due ’80s with the Miramar label. Structured out of Seattle, activity as of this posting firm was generally initiated by David …

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Geoffrey Eales

b. c. 1950, Aberbargoed, Glamorgan, Wales. Following a exemplory case of his dance music group pianist dad, Eales examined piano from an early on age group. He also performed French horn using the Glamorgan Youngsters Orchestra as well as the Country wide Youngsters Orchestra Of Wales. He graduated from Cardiff …

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Section Quartet

At least since 1966, whenever a personnel maker and arranger at Elektra Information named Joshua Rifkin took benefit of the then-current revival appealing in 17th hundred years music to produce The Baroque Beatles Publication, the thought of classical musicians taking part in rock & move has generally been treated like …

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Esteban

Guitarist Esteban (Stephen Paul) began taking part in his favorite device at an extremely early age. Having graduated from Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Mellon University or college, the talented musician relocated to Spain to consider grasp classes with Andrés Segovia, referred to as the daddy of the present day classical acoustic guitar …

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Flesh & Bone

At its core a collaboration between your duo Peter Kater and Chris White, Flesh & Bones managed a comparatively low profile through the entire ’90s, though still garnered moderate acclaim in the brand new age community. Kater acts as Flesh & Bone’s musical component, being truly a pianist/keyboardist. Conversely, White …

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Edgar Meyer

The masterful skills of Edgar Meyer — whether as bassist or composer; in bluegrass, traditional, or a variety of styles — gained him a MacArthur “genius offer” in 2002, but that’s not the just accomplishment of the extraordinary musician. Meyer generally credits his dad, a high-school string music movie director, …

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Laurent Dury

French modern composer Laurent Dury — who uses live instrumentation (including piano, horns, strings, and woodwinds) in his music furthermore to synthesizers — started his career in England, composing tracks for the Oxford Press aswell as for United kingdom tv. After he came back to France in 1998, Dury agreed …

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Joanie Madden

Created in the Woodlawn portion of The Bronx, NY, Joanie Madden offers found her music motivation in her ancestral house of Ireland. The 1st American to earn the Older All-Ireland championship within the tin whistle, Madden may be the youngest member inducted in to the Irish-American Music artists Hall of …

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