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BC Camplight

American singer/songwriter Brian Christinzio — better referred to as BC Camplight — received popular acclaim for his one-man band undertake traditional pop songwriting. He was located in Philadelphia, where he composed a lot of his 2005 debut record, Hide, TRY TO ESCAPE, despite coming near abandoning his musical task when …

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Karen Shane

Having just started performing jazz professionally in 1998, Karen Shane has already been making her tag with her first record It’s Anybody’s Planting season, released in the same season. The street which had taken her to a profession in jazz had not been always as obviously marked since it is …

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Liberace

Liberace (given birth to Wladziu Valentino Liberace) was the most flamboyant, popular easy hearing pianist from the ’60s and ’70s by a broad margin. His campy, theatrical appearance and shows frequently disguised his prodigious skill. Liberace was a kid prodigy given birth to to a musical family members. His dad, …

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Oscar Hammerstein II

Through the ’40s and ’50s, lyricist/librettist Oscar Hammerstein II and composer Richard Rodgers had been probably the most successful composing group on Broadway, composing several long-running demonstrates had been eventually converted to movie musicals. Hammerstein was also the next most prolific lyricist from the 20th hundred years, second and then …

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Antônio Carlos Jobim

It’s been said that Antonio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim was the George Gershwin of Brazil, and there’s a sound band of truth for the reason that, for both contributed large body of tunes towards the jazz repertoire, both expanded their reach in to the concert hall, and both have …

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Irving Caesar

Among George Gershwin’s closest professional close friends, Irving Caesar composed several specifications — “Sometimes I’m Happy,” “Tea for just two,” “Swanee” (with Gershwin), and “Crazy Tempo” — throughout a extended life that found him live at night age group of 100. Delivered on Manhattan’s Decrease East Side for the 4th …

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Hoagy Carmichael

Among the great composers from the American popular track, Hoagy Carmichael differed from a lot of the others (with the most obvious exclusion of Duke Ellington) for the reason that he was also an excellent performer. Such Carmichael tunes as “Stardust,” “Georgia on My Brain,” “In the Lazy River,” “Rockin’ …

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Stephen Sondheim

Stephen Sondheim was probably the most respectable composer/lyricist for the music theater in his generation. Having his initial musical created on Broadway in 1957 and his 14th in 1994, he straddled two eras. The broadly well-known musical movie theater of his early years steadily became a far more insular talent, …

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Dave McKenna

Among the best swing-based pianists of days gone by 25 years, Dave McKenna’s hard-driving basslines offer momentum to uptempo parts, and his vast understanding of better songs through the 1930s has led to many rewarding albums of traditional but fresh music. Although talented right away, McKenna didn’t achieve that very …

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Mike Garson

Mike Garson, a genuine virtuoso, has already established an extremely diverse career. Noticed at his greatest with his personal organizations or with Totally free Flight, Garson in addition has toured with David Bowie as well as for a tv film on Liberace, he performed the music and experienced his hands …

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