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L’Orkestre des Pas Perdus

Ranging in proportions from a sextet to a non-et, this Montreal brass group (whose name roughly means “Lost Guidelines Orchestra”) is focused on having an enjoyable experience without compromising some of its formidable musicianship on the way. Produced by trombonist and composer Claude St-Jean in 1993, the music group also …

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Captain Beefheart

Given birth to Don Vliet, Captain Beefheart was among contemporary music’s true innovators. Who owns an extraordinary four-and-a-half-octave vocal range, he utilized idiosyncratic rhythms, absurdist lyrics, and an unholy alliance of free of charge jazz, Delta blues, latter-day traditional music, and rock and roll & roll to make a singular …

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Marc Ducret

Guitarist Marc Ducret was created in Paris in 1957. A self-taught musician, he started working in numerous organizations (dance and folk included), and in the studio room, before achieving the age group of 20. In 1986, he joined up with the 1st French Country wide Jazz Orchestra. Also in the …

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Bruce Fowler

Kid of famous jazz educator Dr. William L. Fowler, Bruce can be an outstanding trombonist whose jazz credits are located in L.A. studios. Performed well with Frank Zappa, so that as a member from the raucous Fowler Brothers Music group.

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Tom Wilson

Although he originally found prominence in the saving industry being a jazz manufacturer, Tom Wilson made his tag with folk-rock and psychedelic music in the mid- to later ’60s. His set of credits throughout that around five-year period can be astonishing, including essential albums by Bob Dylan, Simon & Garfunkel, …

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The Insect Trust

One of the most interesting one-shot rings in rock and roll & move, the Insect Trust’s most well-known member was article writer/critic/ethnomusicologist Robert Palmer, who all played alto sax and clarinet. Much less famous, but nonetheless a significant member, was guitarist/songwriter Luke Faust, who continued to add innovative insight for …

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Missing Persons

Famed as very much because of their video-ready space age group image for their music, the Los Angeles-based brand-new wave outfit Missing People shaped in 1980, a year following the marriage of singer Dale Bozzio and her husband, drummer Terry. A one-time person in Frank Zappa’s support music group, Terry …

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Pierre Vervloesem

Guitarist Pierre Vervloesem continues to be referred to as “Belgium’s Frank Zappa,” although his inimitable abilities — he’s a fine electric powered bassist and in addition noted for his abilities in anatomist, mixing, and/or understanding his very own recordings and the ones of his co-workers — place him in his …

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Rheostatics

If anyone can lay down state to the name of “Most Canadian Band Ever”, the Rheostatics certainly could make a compelling case, with music about hockey, Saskatchewan, Canadian painters, and with cover versions of music by various other Canadian artists (Gordon Lightfoot, Jane Siberry). Obviously, being enjoyed by Canada’s top-selling …

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Jimmy Carl Black

Jimmy Carl Dark was a unique physique in American rock and roll music, as he achieved enduring popularity primarily for an individual ad-libbed collection on the 3rd album from the Moms of Invention: “Hi there children, I’m Jimmy Carl Dark and I’m the Indian of the group.” Obviously, there was …

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