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Marion Meadows - 100% match to Jeff Kashiwa

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

Michael Lington - 95% match to Jeff Kashiwa

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

Richard Elliot - 91% match to Jeff Kashiwa

Genres: Easy Listening Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Glasgow, Scotland, but raised in Los Angeles, California, USA. It was perhaps inevitable, for a musician growing up in the 60s and early 70s, that Elliot’s early taste would range through Motown Records and rock. However, he was also indelibly impressed by R&B. As a tenor saxophonist he found much that appealed to him in this form but he was also aware of jazz, in p Read more

Joyce Cooling - 86% match to Jeff Kashiwa

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

Warren Hill - 86% match to Jeff Kashiwa

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

Rick Braun - 84% match to Jeff Kashiwa

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

Kim Waters - 82% match to Jeff Kashiwa

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

Paul Brown - 82% match to Jeff Kashiwa

Genres: Folk Jazz
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Walter Beasley - 82% match to Jeff Kashiwa

Genres: Jazz
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Everette Harp - 81% match to Jeff Kashiwa

Genres: Easy Listening Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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17 August 1961, Houston, Texas, USA. After attending North Texas State University, Harp played his robust alto saxophone mostly in R&B groups throughout the greater part of the 80s in and around his home-town. During this same period, he also worked as a studio musician. Towards the end of the decade he relocated to Los Angeles where he continued to play with R&B ban Read more

George Howard - 80% match to Jeff Kashiwa

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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Fattburger - 79% match to Jeff Kashiwa

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Nick Colionne - 78% match to Jeff Kashiwa

Genres: Jazz
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Paul Taylor - 77% match to Jeff Kashiwa

Genres: Easy Listening Jazz
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Euge Groove - 73% match to Jeff Kashiwa

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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