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Vince Guaraldi Trio

Vince Guaraldi was a well-respected jazz pianist whose biggest success originated from avenues usually closed to modern jazz performers: he enjoyed popular single at the same time when jazz had largely been exiled from your pop graphs, and he scored some extremely successful animated tv specials, a moderate where cookie-cutter …

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Ulf Wakenius

b. Ulf Karl Erik Wakenius, 16 Apr 1958, Halmstad, Sweden. Elevated in Gothenburg, Wakenius performed electric guitar from early youth. Initially self-taught, he afterwards examined at Gothenburg Conservatoire. Originally, his interest lay down in modern blues but he afterwards transferred into jazz. By his past due teens he had been …

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Rigmor Gustafsson

An award-winning jazz vocalist from Sweden with a global following, Rigmor Gustafsson has strong ties to america, where she launched her profession, in addition to Germany, where she recorded for the Work label, not forgetting her homeland, where she actually is a modern jazz icon. Furthermore to her studio room …

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Jamie Cullum

English pianist/vocalist Jamie Cullum mixes jazz with melodic pop and rock right into a crossover design that calls in your thoughts such artists as Harry Connick, Jr. and Norah Jones. For the reason that vein, Cullum will simply normally cover a swinging jazz regular as today’s rock track, and his …

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David Leonhardt

A man for just about any and everything periods, David Leonhardt has demonstrated on many occasions his knowledge on piano in adition to that of composer and arranger. He in addition has shown unsurpassed creating talent, having come up with not merely his very own periods, but those for such …

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Dewey Erney

Vocalist Dewey Erney made two albums with guitarist Ron Eschete for the Finding and Noises Great brands in 1982 and 1984. The very first was a duo on Finding, the next a quartet day with bassist Luther Hughes and drummer/percussionist Johnny Perett.

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Ernö Király

Barely known in his native country and mainly ignored overseas, Ernö Kiraly remains among Yugoslavia’s best-kept secrets. A author of chamber music, symphonies, and digital music, he also constructed devices and worked for many years as an ethnomusicologist. The sluggish rediscovery of his music, beginning in the middle-’90s, owes very …

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Joe McBride

Given birth to and raised in Fulton, MO, keyboardist/vocalist Joe McBride began using the piano in age 4. His uncle Bake McBride was an outfielder for the St. Louis Cardinals as well as the Cleveland Indians. His first influences had been gospel music, bebop, straight-ahead jazz, Motown, and ’70s R&B …

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James Van Buren

Blues/jazz guitarist Phil Upchurch strike the toe nail on the top when he compared vocalist Adam Truck Buren’s interpretation abilities to people of Joe Williams and Billie Vacation. Better still, Upchurch’s “it is possible to hear him smiling” catches the vocalist’s warm audio, an audio that’s had performers like Lou …

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Lyle “Spud” Murphy

Composer and arranger Lyle “Spud” Murphy was most widely known for developing his pioneering 12-firmness Equal Interval Program, developed to liberate composers from your constraints of classical forms and strategies. Given birth to in Berlin on August 19, 1908, and elevated from age four in Sodium Lake Town, UT, Murphy …

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