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Ken Navarro - 85% match to Chieli Minucci

Genres: Jazz
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Nelson Rangell - 79% match to Chieli Minucci

Genres: Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Denver, Colorado, USA. One of the more distinctive voices working in the oversubscribed pop/jazz firmament, Rangell first picked up the flute at the age of 15. Six months later he found himself studying at the Interlochen Arts Academy, before travelling to the New England Conservatory Of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, to study with renowned saxophone tutor Joe Allard. Immer Read more

Chris Standring - 71% match to Chieli Minucci

Genres: Jazz
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Joyce Cooling - 70% match to Chieli Minucci

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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New Jersey, USA. Born and raised in a musical family, Cooling tried playing keyboards and percussion before deciding on the guitar. After moving to California, her musical understanding expanded and although largely self-taught as a guitarist, she was eager to pick up other skills, drawing notably from West African percussionist C.K. Ladzekpo and keyboard player Jay Wagner, Read more

Steve Cole - 69% match to Chieli Minucci

Genres: Easy Listening Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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17 August 1970, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Cole’s musical life started with the clarinet, playing and listening to the music he heard from his clarinettist/saxophonist father’s record collection. Among the artists who made an early impact in this way were Art Blakey, Cannonball Adderley and Stan Kenton. While still in his formative years, Cole decided that he did not Read more

Michael Lington - 68% match to Chieli Minucci

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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11 June 1969, Copenhagen, Denmark. His grandfather was popular Danish bandleader Otto Lington, who encouraged Michael in his choice of a career. Playing clarinet from the age of seven and studying classical music as a youth, he switched to tenor saxophone as his principal instruments in his early teens under the influence of jazz saxophonists such as Cannonball Adderley, Joh Read more

Walter Beasley - 68% match to Chieli Minucci

Genres: Jazz
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Jeff Kashiwa - 67% match to Chieli Minucci

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Seattle, Washington, USA. Playing soprano, alto and tenor saxophones, Kashiwa studied at Berklee College Of Music, a period that was followed by a gig with the All American College Band at Disneyland in California. Having returned to the west coast, he decided to stay and extended his studies at the University of California, Long Beach. He played with the Untouchables, whose Read more

Kim Waters - 67% match to Chieli Minucci

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Maryland, USA. Born into a musical family, Waters began playing saxophone at an early age. His technical proficiency was remarkable, allowing him to play comfortably in jazz and R&B formats. He worked with childhood friend Cyrus Chestnut, sometimes playing jazz but also as members of a group backing a hotel lounge act. With his brothers James and Eric Waters, he also for Read more

Warren Hill - 65% match to Chieli Minucci

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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1966, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Hill grew up listening to all kinds of music, particularly rock. Although he had previously dabbled with the alto saxophone, Hill later formed his own group, playing guitar and also singing. At the age of 17 he went to jazz summer school at the Eastman School of Music in New York. After hearing music of past saxophone giants and contemporary p Read more

Wayman Tisdale - 61% match to Chieli Minucci

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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6 June 1964, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. Tisdale began playing bass as a child but, although quickly becoming an accomplished musician, a sporting career beckoned strongly. He played basketball at Oklahoma University, making All-America and becoming the first OU player to have his number ‘retired’. Tisdale became a member of the USA basketball team for the 1984 Olympic G Read more

Marion Meadows - 60% match to Chieli Minucci

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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West Virginia, USA. Raised in Connecticut, Meadows began playing clarinet and studying classical music at the age of eight. He heard numerous jazz artists on record, including Stanley Turrentine, Johnny Hodges, Coleman Hawkins and Sidney Bechet. The impression made by his hearing the last named, prompted him to settle on the soprano saxophone as his principal instrument. He Read more

Dan Siegel - 58% match to Chieli Minucci

Genres: Jazz
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Fattburger - 55% match to Chieli Minucci

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Gregg Karukas - 53% match to Chieli Minucci

Genres: Jazz
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