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Don Grusin

American composer, arranger, producer, pianist, and educator Don Grusin can be an completed Grammy Award-winning musician having a bent toward crossover varieties of music from jazz to pop with a particular desire for the music of Brazil and Latin America. Younger sibling of pianist Dave Grusin, Grusin was raised in …

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Spyro Gyra

Founded in 1974 by saxophonist Jay Beckenstein, Spyro Gyra possess consistently been among the commercially successfully pop-jazz sets of days gone by 30 years. The music group became a full-time enterprise in 1976 and it has been touring since. Critics want to assault this band’s music, which combines R&B and …

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Bob James

Bob Adam’ recordings possess practically defined pop/jazz and crossover in the past couple of decades. Very inspired by pop and film music, James provides often highlighted R&B-ish soloists (especially Grover Washington, Jr.) who put in a jazz contact to what is actually an instrumental pop place. He actually began in …

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Bill Champlin

Singer/songwriter/keyboard participant/guitarist Costs Champlin is a rock and roll journeyman within a profession dating back again to the 1960s. Beginning in 1966, Champlin was the pivotal shape in a San Francisco-based group known as the Sons of Champlin that been around and made information on / off for over ten …

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Mason Williams

Mason Williams reached his top in the later 1960s. A funny scriptwriter and virtuosic classical guitar participant and composer, Williams reached the very best of the strike parade in 1968 along with his traditional folk acoustic guitar instrumental, “Traditional Gas.” Though it took half a year for the solitary to …

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Grover Washington, Jr.

Probably one of the most popular saxophonists ever, Grover Washington, Jr. was very long the pacesetter in his field. His origins had been in R&B and soul-jazz body organ combos, but he also fared perfectly within the infrequent events when he performed straight-ahead jazz. An extremely influential participant, Washington forced …

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Tom Scott

Since he was an adolescent, Tom Scott continues to be consistent, a talented multi-reedist with little if any interest in performing creative jazz. His mom was a pianist and dad a composer. Scott in early stages became a studio room musician and arranger. In a position to play most reeds …

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Richard Elliot

Although he’s called a “smooth jazz” artist, saxophonist Richard Elliot is similarly aware of most rock and roll & move and the type of classic R&B performed with the group Tower of Power. For five years in the 1980s, he was a big area of the common R&B band’s horn-based …

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Jim Horn

The legendary saxophonist Jim Horn was created and raised in sunshine filled LA, CA. He started executing before crowds at his very own junior senior high school dances. While still in his teenagers and in college, he began to obtain gigs at regional nightclubs, sitting along with whatever music group …

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John Guerin

b. John Payne Guerin, 31 Oct 1939, Hawaii, USA, d. 5 January 2004, Western world Hillsides, California, USA. Guerin grew up in NORTH PARK, California, where he trained himself to try out drums and produced an effective jazz group while still in his teenagers. In the first and middle-60s he …

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