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Doc Powell - 92% match to Hiroshima

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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New York City, New York, USA. Powell began playing guitar as a small child and by his mid-teenage years he was attracting attention through live performances and also on many recording dates. At the age of 20 he became musical director for Wilson Pickett. This experience enhanced not only his playing skills but also his reputation and he was hired along with several other se Read more

George Howard - 87% match to Hiroshima

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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Spyro Gyra - 86% match to Hiroshima

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

Sypro Gyra - 86% match to Hiroshima

Genres: Jazz
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Bob Baldwin - 85% match to Hiroshima

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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9 December 1960, Mount Vernon, New York, USA. Taught to play piano from the age of four by his father, Robert Baldwin Snr., a pianist and bass player, he was influenced by the recorded work of diverse artists, mainly from the jazz world, including Chick Corea, Miles Davis, Marvin Gaye, Herbie Hancock, Ramsey Lewis, Oscar Peterson, Patrice Rushen, his uncle Larry Willis, and Read more

Rippingtons - 84% match to Hiroshima

Genres: Jazz
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The Rippingtons - 84% match to Hiroshima

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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

Najee - 81% match to Hiroshima

Genres: Easy Listening Jazz
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Paul Hardcastle - 81% match to Hiroshima

Genres: Dance 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

Peter White - 81% match to Hiroshima

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Jazz
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Eric Marienthal - 79% match to Hiroshima

Genres: Jazz
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Alex Bugnon - 78% 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

Special EFX - 72% match to Hiroshima

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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

Fourplay - 71% match to Hiroshima

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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A group which has earned consistent critical praise for its blend of pop and contemporary jazz, Fourplay was formed by Bob James (25 December 1939, Marshall, Missouri, USA; keyboards), Lee Ritenour (b. 1 November 1953, Los Angeles, California, USA; guitar), Nathan East (bass) and Harvey Mason (b. 22 February 1947, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA; drums). Since forming in the Read more

Marion Meadows - 70% match to Hiroshima

Genres: Funk 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


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