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Najee - 100% match to Hiroshima

Genres: Easy Listening Jazz
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George Howard - 74% match to Hiroshima

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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Chieli Minucci - 65% match to Hiroshima

Genres: Jazz
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Pieces Of A Dream - 64% match to Hiroshima

Genres: Jazz R&B / Soul
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Peter White - 63% match to Hiroshima

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Jazz
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Boney James - 61% match to Hiroshima

Genres: Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Latin
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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James Oppenheim, 1 September 1961, Lowell, Massachusetts, USA. Raised in New Rochelle, New York, Boney James played clarinet at school, then the tenor saxophone and later the alto and soprano. His early musical tastes leaned towards contemporary pop, fusion and rock, including Stevie Wonder, Earth, Wind And Fire and Grover Washington Jnr. His family moved to Los Angeles in 1 Read more

Rick Braun - 61% match to Hiroshima

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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6 July 1955, Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA. A busy session musician and producer, trumpeter/flügelhornist Braun has mapped out a diverse musical career. While studying at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester he formed the fusion band Auracle, which released two late 70s albums recorded with Miles Davis’ producer Teo Macero. In the early 80s, Braun released a pop Read more

Craig Chaquico - 60% match to Hiroshima

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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26 September 1954, Sacramento, California, USA. Already interested in music, when he was aged 12 Chaquico was severely injured in a road accident. In hospital, with a broken leg, wrist, thumb and both arms, he was encouraged by his doctor to play the guitar as a form of therapy. Although self-taught, he progressed rapidly and while still in high school was playing engagement Read more

Kim Waters - 60% match to Hiroshima

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

David Benoit - 59% match to Hiroshima

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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

Joe Sample - 58% match to Hiroshima

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Joseph Leslie Sample, 1 February 1939, Houston, Texas, USA. While still at high school, Sample co-founded a group that would dominate his working life. Known from 1960 as the Jazz Crusaders, the band, with its core of Sample on piano, Wayne Henderson, Wilton Felder and Nesbert ‘Stix’ Hooper, produced a series of popular albums that helped to define the term ‘s Read more

Paul Hardcastle - 58% match to Hiroshima

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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10 December 1957, London, England. This producer, mixer, composer and keyboard wizard was one of the UK dance music scene’s first crossover successes. He first worked in a hi-fi shop and developed an interest in electronics in his teens. Hardcastle made his recording debut in 1981 on ‘Don’t Depend On Me’, a single by UK soul act Direct Drive. He subsequen Read more

Urban Knights - 58% match to Hiroshima

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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A jazz collective formed in 1995 by combining the talents of Ramsey Lewis (27 May 1935, Chicago, Illinois, USA; keyboards/piano) and Grover Washington Jnr. (b. 12 December 1943, Buffalo, New York, USA, d. 17 December 1999, New York City, New York, USA; saxophone), with sidemen Omar Hakim (b. c. 1959, New York City, New York, USA; drums) and Victor Bailey (b. 27 March 196 Read more

Alex Bugnon - 57% match to Hiroshima

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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10 October 1958, Montreux, Switzerland. From a very early age Bugnon was exposed to the sounds of jazz, owing to his home town’s internationally famed festival. He was influenced by the numerous noted jazz musicians who visited the festival, notably Herbie Hancock with whom he formed an early friendship. As Bugnon’s piano playing skills developed, he went to Paris Read more

Euge Groove - 56% match to Hiroshima

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 2000s
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Steven Eugene Grove, 27 November 1962, Hagerstown, Maryland, USA. Grove studied piano before taking saxophone studies while at high school. At the University of Miami, he gradually developed an interest in jazz. Gigging locally, he played in the All American College Band at Disney World, Orlando. Graduating in 1984, he played in local bands while on a masters degree course i Read more

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