Don Grusin Similar Artists

Tom Scott - 66% match to Don Grusin

Genres: Easy Listening Funk Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs Blu-ray VHS CDs Vinyl

19 May 1948, Los Angeles, California, USA. Scott’s mother - Margery Wright - was a pianist, his father - Nathan Scott - a film and television composer. Scott played clarinet in high school and won a teenage competition with his Neoteric Trio at the Hollywood Bowl in 1965. He learned all the saxophones and played in the studios for television shows such as Ironside. He Read more

David Benoit - 62% match to Don Grusin

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs CDs Vinyl

Bakersfield, California, USA. Benoit gained an early appreciation of music from his parents, who played guitar and piano. He began piano lessons at the age of 14, by which time he was steeped in the influences of both Ramsey Lewis and Henry Mancini. Following his musical studies at El Camino College, he met with composer Richard Baskin and played piano on the movie soundtra Read more

Dave Grusin - 52% match to Don Grusin

Genres: Classical Jazz Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs Blu-ray VHS CDs Vinyl

26 June 1934, Littleton, Colorado, USA. Grusin played piano semi-professionally while studying at the University of Colorado, and almost abandoned music to become a veterinary surgeon (he later stated, ‘I’m still not sure I made the right decision, a lot of dead cows might still be alive today if I hadn’t gone to music school.’) His musical associates at Read more

Yellowjackets - 50% match to Don Grusin

Genres: Funk Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs CDs Vinyl

Over four decades, the Yellowjackets have achieved a formidable reputation for their live performances and critical and commercial success with their recordings of electric pop jazz. The members of the band are accomplished musicians in their own right and perhaps this accounts for the Yellowjackets’ two Grammys and six nominations. The formative line-up was assembled in 1 Read more

Larry Carlton - 48% match to Don Grusin

Genres: Blues Blues Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs Blu-ray CDs Vinyl

2 March 1948, Torrance, California, USA. Often cited as the ‘guitarist’s guitarist’, Carlton has courted rock, jazz and acoustic new age with considerable success. The former member of the Crusaders carved a career during the 70s as a sought-after session musician. His profile improved following some outstanding, fluid playing over a number of years with Stee Read more

David Sanborn - 42% match to Don Grusin

Genres: Jazz R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs Blu-ray CDs Vinyl

30 July 1945, Tampa, Florida, USA. Sanborn’s virtuosity has now spanned four decades, taking him from being a band member (with the seminal Paul Butterfield) to a leading session player for artists such as David Bowie, James Taylor and Stevie Wonder. His is the alto saxophone solo on Bowie’s ‘Young Americans’. He grew up in St. Louis and played with some Read more

Lee Ritenour - 42% match to Don Grusin

Genres: Classical Jazz Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Songs Similar Artists DVDs Blu-ray CDs Vinyl

Spyro Gyra - 42% match to Don Grusin

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl

Formed in 1975 by saxophonist Jay Beckenstein (14 May 1951, New York City, New York, USA) and pianist Jeremy Wall, the original Spyro Gyra comprised Chet Catallo (electric guitar), David Wolford (electric bass), Eli Konikoff (drums), and Gerardo Velez (percussion). After a modest start in Buffalo, New York, and an album on a small independent label, Beckenstein’s hard w Read more

Rippingtons - 37% match to Don Grusin

Genres: Jazz
View Artist: Overview Songs Similar Artists Vinyl

The Rippingtons - 37% match to Don Grusin

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl

This contemporary jazz group originally comprised Russ Freeman (Russell Donald Freeman, 11 February 1960, Nashville, Tennessee, USA; guitar), Kenny G. (b. Kenneth Gorelick, 6 July 1956, Seattle, Washington, USA; saxophone) and David Benoit (b. 1953, Bakersfield, California, USA; keyboards). The man generally recognized as the founder of the Rippingtons, Freeman discovered th Read more

Earl Klugh - 36% match to Don Grusin

Genres: Jazz Jazz Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl

16 September 1953, Detroit, Michigan, USA. Jazz guitarist Klugh has an unorthodox style in that when he sits down he rests the guitar on his right knee instead of the left. After studying piano and nylon string guitar as a child, Klugh settled on the latter instrument. While still in his mid-teens he recorded with Yusef Lateef and George Benson, with whom he also toured. He Read more

Jeff Lorber - 36% match to Don Grusin

Genres: Funk Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl

4 November 1952, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. A pioneer of the smooth jazz/New Adult Contemporary format, keyboard player Lorber’s compositions are characterized by syncopated, chromatic melody and modal writing and a seamless fusion of electric jazz, rock, R&B and funk styles. Lorber started playing the piano when he was four and played in local R&B bands w Read more

Dave Koz - 34% match to Don Grusin

Genres: Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl

Los Angeles, California, USA. Saxophonist Dave Koz is one of a small number of modern jazz players to have found significant contemporary success without necessarily obtaining critical approval for their efforts. His repertoire, like that of both Kenny G. and Najee, incorporates instrumental treatments of familiar pop fare, as well as extended solo spots. His technique may n Read more

Eric Marienthal - 34% match to Don Grusin

Genres: Jazz
View Artist: Overview Songs Similar Artists CDs

Special EFX - 33% match to Don Grusin

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl

Formed in New York in 1982 by George Jinda (4 June 1940, Hungary, d. 11 January 2002; drums/percussion) and Chieli Minucci (b. 17 April 1958, Huntington, New York, USA; guitar), Special EFX blended African and Latin rhythms and produce a mixture of light rock and MOR jazz. Their music is perfect for the GRP Records label and consequently their output is prolific. They employ Read more


Artist matches Powered by AudioScrobbler
Filter Results
Native Land
67% OFF
Zephyr
83% OFF
No Borders
69% OFF
No Borders (CD)
$3.98 on SALE
 (2)