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Levon Ichkhanian

Although his superb After Hours session of 1997 focused mainly on fusion, Levon Ichkhanian is a flexible player who’s also knowledgeable of hard bop, classical, and Middle Eastern music. Originally from Beirut, Lebanon, Ichkhanian is certainly of Armenian descent and may be the kid of jazz pianist Edouard Ichkhanian, who …

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Michael Snow

Vocalist/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Michael Snow has already established an extended and varied profession, initial in the mid-’60s Uk rock scene, after that in Nashville. He was created to Irish immigrant parents in Liverpool, Britain, and elevated there, taking part in the Merseybeat motion headed with the Beatles in the first ’60s. In …

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Anne Hills

A sensational soprano tone has produced Anne Hillsides one of modern folk music’s leading vocalists. But her affinity for selecting unforgettable materials and her knack for composing heartfelt unique tracks possess brought her towards the top echelons of her art. Furthermore to her unforgettable solo albums, Hillsides has documented duo …

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Harry Belafonte

An professional, humanitarian, as well as the acknowledged “Ruler of Calypso,” Harry Belafonte ranked being among the most seminal performers from the postwar period. Perhaps one of the most effective African-American pop superstars ever sold, Belafonte’s staggering skill, visual appearance, and masterful assimilation of folk, jazz, and worldbeat rhythms allowed …

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David Francey

In the later ’90s, David Francey surfaced being a celebrated folksinger and storyteller across Canada. Blessed in 1954 in Ayrshire, Scotland, Francey’s lifestyle was surrounded with the respect from the functioning class as well as the solace of traditional Scottish music. By age group 12, he and his family members …

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Ginny Hawker

Ginny Hawker’s expressions of vocal honesty and soulfulness are area of the foundation which have united bluegrass, gospel, honky tonk, and old-time music in rural America. In the bluegrass world that was longer dominated by man voices, Hawker expresses deep emotions that share both sorrows and joys of an easier …

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Guy Carawan

Music was an instrument of cultural modification for Man Carawan. Music movie director and tune leader from the Highlander Analysis and Education Middle in New Marketplace, Tennessee, Carawan regularly wove his musical abilities with his dedication to freedom as well as the advancement from the functioning class. Through the civil …

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Buell Kazee

Buell Kazee was a minister who played banjo and sang the ancient tunes of his beloved Kentucky mountains through the 1920s. Regarded as among the absolute best folk performers in U.S. background, he was a grasp from the high, “lonesome” performing design of the Appalachian balladeer. Kazee was created in …

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The Brothers Four

The Brothers 4 bear a difference among the longest surviving sets of the later-’50s/early-’60s folk revival as well as perhaps the longest jogging “accidental” music action ever sold — 43 years and keeping track of by 2001, without the break and with two primary associates still in the flip. If …

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Mustard’s Retreat

Michael Hough and David Tamulevich shaped the folk duo Mustard’s Retreat in 1974 in Ann Arbor, MI. Both males had been cooks, Connecticut natives, songwriters, and previous members of chapel choirs. As Mustard’s Retreat, both friends performed before an viewers for the very first time in the Ark using one …

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