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John Surman - 100% match to Arild Andersen

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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John Douglas Surman, 30 August 1944, Tavistock, Devon, England. Surman is a remarkable player on soprano and baritone saxophones, bass clarinet, bamboo flutes and sometimes tenor saxophone and synthesizers. He was a member of the Jazz Workshop at Plymouth Arts Centre with Mike Westbrook while still at school, and relocated to London with Westbrook’s band in 1962. He stu Read more

Terje Rypdal - 94% match to Arild Andersen

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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23 August 1947, Oslo, Norway. The son of a nationally famous conductor, Rypdal had piano lessons as a child, but taught himself the electric guitar. Studying composition at Oslo University, he also studied George Russell’s theories of improvisation with Russell himself, and then played in his big band and sextet. In the late 60, Rypdal began to collaborate with Jan Garb Read more

John Abercrombie - 88% match to Arild Andersen

Genres: Jazz Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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16 December 1944, Portchester, New York, USA. After studying at Berklee College Of Music in Boston, Abercrombie spent four years playing guitar in Johnny ‘Hammond’ Smith’s group. Touring with an established band offered him the kind of practical study that was ideal after Berklee’s academic hothouse of the late 60s. Moving back to New York in 1969, his a Read more

Eberhard Weber - 87% match to Arild Andersen

Genres: Jazz World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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22 January 1940, Stuttgart, Germany. Weber’s father taught him the cello from the age of six and he only turned to the bass in 1956. He liked the sound of Bill Haley’s records, saw an old stand-up bass hanging on the wall in the school gym and tried it out. He played jazz in his spare time from making television commercials and working as a theatre director and onl Read more

Jan Garbarek - 87% match to Arild Andersen

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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4 March 1947, Norway. Inspired by hearing John Coltrane on the radio in 1961, Garbarek taught himself to play tenor saxophone (subsequently adding soprano and bass saxophone). In 1962 he won an amateur competition, which resulted in his first professional work, and he was soon leading a group with Jon Christensen, Terje Rypdal and Arild Andersen. In 1968 he was the Norwegia Read more

Ralph Towner - 86% match to Arild Andersen

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Charles Lloyd - 66% match to Arild Andersen

Genres: Jazz Jazz
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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15 March 1938, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. Lloyd was self-taught on tenor saxophone, which he played in his high school band. He gained a Masters Degree at the University of Southern California and became a music teacher at Dorsey High in Los Angeles. In October 1960, he joined the Chico Hamilton Quintet, where he played flute, alto and clarinet as well as tenor, and soon beca Read more

Peter Erskine - 61% match to Arild Andersen

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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5 June 1954, Somers Point, New Jersey, USA. Erskine began playing drums while still a toddler, and at the age of six was attending the Stan Kenton Stage Band Camps. He studied advanced drum techniques under Alan Dawson and then, at the age of 18, joined Kenton. He played with Kenton for three years, touring internationally and establishing a formidable reputation as a player Read more

Miroslav Vitous - 59% match to Arild Andersen

Genres: Jazz Jazz
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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6 December 1947, Prague, Czechoslovakia. After studying bass at the Prague Conservatory (where he played in a trio with Jan Hammer) and then the Berklee College Of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, Vitous had played or recorded with an astonishing list of major jazz artists by 1970, including Freddie Hubbard, Miles Davis, Chick Corea and Wayne Shorter. A founder member of the Read more

Dave Holland - 53% match to Arild Andersen

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1 October 1946, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. Holland plays guitar, piano, bass guitar and also composes, but it is as a bass player and cellist that he has made an international reputation. He studied at London’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama from 1965-68 and was principal bass player in the college orchestra. On the London scene he worked with John Surm Read more

Gary Peacock - 46% match to Arild Andersen

Genres: Jazz Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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12 May 1935, Barley, Idaho, USA. Peacock went to Germany in the late 50s playing the piano in a US Army band. During this period he took up the bass and when he left the army he stayed in Germany playing with local musicians including Albert Mangelsdorff and Attila Zoller and visiting Americans such as saxophonists Bud Shank and Bob Cooper. In 1958 he moved to California whe Read more

Norma Winstone - 42% match to Arild Andersen

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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23 September 1941, London, England. Although she studied formally as a pianist, Winstone decided to sing as a career and by her mid-teens was a professional vocalist. Although her earliest work was in the mainstream of jazz and jazz-influenced popular song, she was soon orientated towards the modern end of the jazz spectrum. In the 60s she became known for her musical associ Read more

Charlie Haden - 41% match to Arild Andersen

Genres: Christian & Gospel Country & Bluegrass Folk Jazz Jazz Latin Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Charles Edward Haden, 6 August 1937, Shenandoah, Iowa, USA. Haden began his musical career when still a child, broadcasting daily on local country music radio. After formal music study he moved to Los Angeles, playing bass with Hampton Hawes, Art Pepper, Red Norvo and Paul Bley. While with Bley’s trio he met Ornette Coleman and began rehearsing with him in 1958. By the Read more

Bill Frisell - 40% match to Arild Andersen

Genres: Blues Easy Listening Instrumental Jazz Pop / Rock Soundtracks Spoken Word World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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William Richard Frisell, 18 March 1951, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Frisell is acknowledged as one of the most influential and exciting jazz guitarists to emerge in the latter half of the 20th century. Collaborating with artists from the world of pop, country, world and classical music has, in addition, brought his unique style to a much wider audience than many of his contemp Read more


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