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Mary-Kathryn

Gospel vocalist/songwriter/pianist Mary-Kathryn was created and raised in Cuero, TX, and began taking piano lessons seeing that a kid. She performed cornet and French horn in junior senior high school and started singing in cathedral. She gained a B.A. in journalism from Tx State School. She also went to the …

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Michel Mast

Belgian saxophonist Michel Mast can frequently be heard using tenor in avant-garde jazz and rock albums, and he continues to be featured about baritone and soprano saxophones aswell. Mast began showing up on recordings in the first ’80s, as an associate of Luc Houtkamp’s saxophone quartet Hommage within the group’s …

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Marta Kubišová

Although Marta Kubisová will most likely continually be listed like a singer and performer 1st, she found prominence in a far more political fashion, among the leading voices of protest against the Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968. Given birth to in 1942, Kubisová 1st found the fore as an …

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Charlie Haden & the Liberation Music Orchestra

Synonymous using the legacy lately jazz bassist Charlie Haden, the Liberation Music Orchestra was perhaps one of the most important groups to emerge in the avant-garde jazz amount of the 1960s. Founded by Haden and pianist/collaborator Carla Bley in 1969 as method to protest public and politics injustices — so …

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Myrtle Jenkins

An excellent early Chicago blues pianist, the little-known Myrtle Jenkins, occasionally billed mainly because Miss Myrtle Jenkins, was the featured piano participant on many of Bumble Bee Slim’s recordings for the Bluebird, Vocalion, and Decca imprints, and she played piano aswell (and sometimes sang) with Priscilla Stewart, Mary Mack, the …

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I Compani

The Dutch jazz outfit I Compani — whose early lineup included bandleader Bo van de Graaf (soprano and tenor saxophone), Frank Nielander (alto sax), Wouter van Bemmel (trumpet, tuba), Jeroen Doomernik (trumpet), Jeroen Goldsteen (piano), Carel van Rijn (bass), and Fred van Duynhoven (drums) — received initial recognition in 1985, …

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Dave Douglas String Group

When Dave Douglas first stepped away along with his own saving and performing projects in the first to mid-’90s, the Brooklyn-based trumpeter/composer/bandleader instantly demonstrated his mastery of Parallel Worlds in music. He created the Balkan-influenced Tiny Bell Trio with drummer Jim Dark and guitarist Brad Shepik (who utilized the surname …

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Matrix & Futurebound

First brought collectively in 2005 mainly because Matrix & Futurebound using their debut release Power 2 Power, the duo, Jamie Quinn and Brendan Collins, would continue to become probably one of the most popular drum’n’bass collaborations from the noughties. 2 yrs after their 1st pairing, the duo released their debut …

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Mulatu Astatke

Ethiopian musician (piano, organ, vibraphone, and percussion), composer, and arranger Mulatu Astatke (the name is usually spelled Astatqé about his French releases) is usually children name in his indigenous country, where he’s known as the daddy of Ethio-jazz, a distinctive mixture of pop, contemporary jazz, traditional Ethiopian music, Latin rhythms, …

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Sherri Roberts

Sherri Roberts is a jazz-oriented singer using a warm tone of voice. Delivered in Greenville, SC and elevated in Atlanta, she graduated from university in 1979 using a movie theater degree. Roberts shifted to SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA that season and began discovering both jazz and traditional pop, learning with …

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