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Frank Jackson

Guitarist Frank Jackson can be an important area of the instrumental music picture in Richmond, Virginia. Since 2001 he continues to be holding forth on the every week basis at regional venues, like the Cary Road Cafe and Alley Katz, as an associate of the quintet called the present day …

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Nadeah

Influenced by troubadours Lou Reed and Leonard Cohen, old-school musicals and quirky singer/songwriters Björk and Tori Amos, Paris-based Aussie chanteuse Nadeah Miranda is just about the go-to girl for French cabaret functions while also going after a solo job of her personal. Developing a enthusiasm for music from a age, …

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Eldredge Jackson

Modern jazz saxophonist Eldredge Jackson was created in Brand-new Orleans, LA, where, at age 4, he told his mom he designed to turn into a saxophonist following observing Vernard Johnson play. Jackson’s dad was a minister who shifted the family members to Tulsa, Alright, when Jackson was a kid to …

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Alyssa Graham

Born in NJ to parents who all instilled a like for all music genres within their little girl, vocalist/songwriter Alyssa Graham took motivation from Ella Fitzgerald, Bob Dylan, Dizzy Gillespie, Neil Teen, Nancy Wilson, as well as the Temptations young and later on funneled those music affects into her own …

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Dave Koz

A contender for the instrumental pop saxophone throne, Dave Koz arrived of nowhere after his self-titled 1990 discharge managed to get onto the Billboard modern jazz graphs and remained there weeks. He provides more fireplace and strength in his function than Kenny G, and frequently appears like a reworked David …

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Danny O’Keefe

Most closely connected with his 1972 TOP entry “Great Period Charlie’s Got the Blues,” vocalist/songwriter Danny O’Keefe was created and raised in Spokane, WA, starting his performing profession around the Minnesota coffeehouse circuit from the mid-’60s. Through Buffalo Springfield supervisor Charles Greene, he got a phone audition with Atlantic Information …

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Marcus Johnson

A smooth jazz keyboardist, Marcus Johnson incorporates the rhythms of rap using the spirit of R&B. Johnson was raised listening to a wide selection of music: his mom played traditional piano and his initial memorable concert knowledge was viewing an Earth, Breeze & Fire present with his dad. His curiosity …

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Manteca

The funky jazz group Manteca formed in Canada around 1979. People of the huge development included percussionists and drummers Charlie Cooley and Matt Zimbel, trumpet guys Rick Tait and Steve McDade, percussionist and banjo picker Artwork Avalos, bassist Henry Heillig, saxophonists John Johnson and Phil Dwyer, and keyboardist Gordon Sheard. …

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Room Eleven

A self-described “jazzbossafolksoul-combo,” Area Eleven were a five-piece from Amsterdam who played jazzy, clever, and nostalgic music. They started coming jointly in 2001 when guitarist and composer Arriën Molema responded to a “music artists wanted” advertisement vocalist Janne Schra got posted on the Utrecht Conservatorium. It got until 2004 to …

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Harry Simeone

Vacation chorale conductor and arranger Harry Simeone was in charge of popularizing the yuletide perennial “THE TINY Drummer Son.” Created in Newark, NJ, on, may 9, 1911, Simeone got a childhood passion for the Metropolitan Opera, which influenced him to go after a career like a concert pianist. After graduating …

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