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Little River Band

When Small River Music group formed in 1975, Australia instantly took notice. The main element bandmembers had been already popular to Australians. Lead vocalist Glenn Shorrock experienced produced his name in middle-’60s group the Twilights, a Beatles-sounding pop group that obtained a national number 1 record using its version from …

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Luiz Bonfá

Although overshadowed with the towering figure of Antonio Carlos Jobim also to a smaller extent by João Gilberto, Luiz Bonfá was there on the birth of bossa nova aswell. In fact, a minimum of two of his music, the haunting “Manha de Carnaval” and similarly evocative “Samba de Orpheus” swept …

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Horace Andy

Among Jamaica’s most distinguished and beloved vocalists, Horace Andy is blessed with probably one of the most distinctive voices on the isle and his emotive delivery just gives further pounds to his status. His traditional recordings through the ’70s remain important hearing, while his newer use trip-hop heroes Massive Assault …

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Jorge Ben

While many from the performers through the heyday of Tropicalia as well as the rise of MPB (música popular brasileira) chosen a far more radical stance within their challenge to Brazil’s political and cultural authorities, artists like Jorge Ben took a far more understated approach. Instead of use excessively theatrical …

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Loscil

Given birth to in Canada, Scott Morgan apparently appropriated his Loscil alter ego through the operation code inside the audio synthesis program Csound. Although he admits he seldom in fact uses Csound to generate his convincing minimalist recordings, he asserts that looping and oscillating will be the essentials of his …

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Ciara

Dubbed in early stages as “the very first Lady of Crunk & B” from the producer who understood, Lil Jon, singer Ciara was created in Austin, Texas, but with her father within the Army, she spent period surviving in Germany, NY, California, Arizona, and Nevada before getting in Atlanta, Georgia. …

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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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Johannes Linstead

Instrumentalist Johannes Linstead isn’t an easy designer to categorize. Some listeners possess explained the acoustic guitarist’s ambitious, far-reaching albums as modern (although he’s much more enthusiastic than modern artists are usually known to be), among others possess tagged him nuevo flamenco (that’s, modern flamenco-pop instead of traditional straight-ahead flamenco). But …

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Charlie Parker

One of a small number of musicians who is able to be thought to possess permanently changed jazz, Charlie Parker was arguably the best saxophonist ever. He could play amazingly fast lines that, if slowed up to half rate, would reveal that each note made feeling. “Bird,” together with 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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