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Howard Riley

b. John Howard Riley, 16 Feb 1943, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, Britain. Riley started playing piano at age six, though it was another a decade before he started to play jazz. At college or university he researched under Bernard Rands at Bangor, North Wales (1961-66) getting BA and MA levels, after that …

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Sue Raney

Blessed with a lovely tone of voice from an early on age group, Sue Raney offers performed music which range from swinging jazz and ballads to cabaret, middle-of-the-road pop and jingles. Her mom was a vocalist and an excellent great aunt have been in German opera. Raney began performing when …

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Mike Melillo

Mike Melillo is a superb contemporary jazz pianist who be far better known within the jazz world had he not relocated to Italy. After going to Rutgers, Melillo led the home trio in the Touch Space in Clifton, NJ, where he previously a chance to use many best jazz music …

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Ab Baars

Blessed in 1955 in Magrette, HOLLAND, multi-reedist Stomach Baars is a distinctive and prolific contributor towards the Dutch creative jazz picture, involved in several ensembles as head so when collaborator, and in addition an accomplished single performer. His inimitable feeling of phrasing, fearless deployment of expanded methods, and idiosyncratic tonal/timbral …

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Terry Adams

If the term “eclectic” didn’t can be found, someone would need to coin an identical term to spell it out the music of Terry Adams. Adams is most beneficial referred to as the key pad player and creator of NRBQ, among America’s great unheralded rock and roll bands from the …

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Ornette Coleman

Probably one of the most important (and controversial) innovators from the jazz avant-garde, Ornette Coleman gained both loyal fans and lifelong detractors when he appeared to burst within the picture in 1959 fully formed. Although he, and Don Cherry in his unique quartet, played starting and shutting melodies collectively, their …

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8 Bold Souls

Perhaps it is because he remained devote Chicago while therefore a lot of his AACM colleagues moved to NY, or possibly because he’s a little younger than his even more well-known compatriots, but tenor saxophonist Edward Wilkerson Jr. hasn’t gotten the publicity his skills deserve. Within the ’80s, when N.Con.C.-centered …

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The Wrong Object

Modern innovative jazz-rock group the incorrect Object was founded in 2002 in Liege, Belgium by guitarist Michel Delville (who’s also a writer and teacher), and began life like a Frank Zappa cover band. While Zappa music like “Big Swifty,” “Filthy Habits,” “Chunga’s Revenge,” and “Ruler Kong” have already been area …

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The Other Quartet

Originally formed in 1996 in NEW YORK, another Quartet focuses on a method of jazz that alternates between your notated as well as the improvised, and it is never dull. Made up of people Ohad Talmor (tenor and soprano saxophones), Russ Johnson (trumpet), Jim Hershman (electric guitar), and Michael Sarin …

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Dylan Ryan

Now surviving in LA, drummer, composer, and bandleader Dylan Ryan was created in Chicago, and began using drums whilst in junior high. He examined with a number of the city’s most prominent jazz statistics and, while participating in DePaul University, started playing within a jazz group that eventually became Herculaneum, …

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