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David Lanz - 100% match to Jim Brickman

Genres: Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal New Age Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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28 June 1950, Seattle, Washington, USA. This hugely popular new age artist has been at the forefront of instrumental piano music since the breakthrough success of 1988’s Cristofori’s Dream. The Seattle-based Lanz grew up playing boogie-woogie style piano, but switched to rock music at high school where he performed with his own band, the Town Cryers. After graduati Read more

Paul Cardall - 74% match to Jim Brickman

Genres: Christian & Gospel Easy Listening New Age
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Emile Pandolfi - 64% match to Jim Brickman

Genres: Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal
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George Winston - 59% match to Jim Brickman

Genres: Blues Classical Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Instrumental Jazz New Age New Age Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1949, Michigan, USA. Following many years of listening to music, his early heroes being Floyd Cramer, the Ventures and Booker T. And The MGs, Winston took up the piano at the age of 18. He switched to jazz after being influenced by the ‘stride’ piano of Fats Waller. The mysterious and enigmatic Winston stopped playing in 1977 until the music of Professor Longhair Read more

John Tesh - 45% match to Jim Brickman

Genres: Christian & Gospel Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal Instrumental New Age
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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9 July 1952, New York City, New York, USA. One of the most prolific and successful composers of the 90s, Tesh is a fixture on the Top 10 new age bestsellers list, where his easy listening blend of classical, pop and jazz has endeared him to thousands of devoted fans. Tesh was raised in the Garden City suburb of New York. Thanks to a classical music education he learnt to pla Read more

William Ackerman - 44% match to Jim Brickman

Genres: New Age Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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16 November 1949, Germany. Ackerman moved to California at the age of nine when he was adopted by a Stanford professor and his wife. He started playing the acoustic guitar at the age of 12, shunning the electric guitar and preferring open, modal tunings, heavily influenced by John Fahey, Leo Kottke and Robbie Basho. Following a home-made recording, the entrepreneurial Ackerm Read more

David Benoit - 38% match to Jim Brickman

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

Mannheim Steamroller - 35% match to Jim Brickman

Genres: Easy Listening Easy Listening Electronic & Ambient Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Music Videos & Concerts New Age Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Though few may admit to having heard of them, Mannheim Steamroller can boast of being one of the biggest US acts of the 80s, 90s and 00s - at least while snow covers the ground and children leave out roasted chestnuts for Santa and his reindeer. The act was the creation of Chip Davis (Louis Davis Jnr., 15 November 1947, Sylvania, Ohio, USA). On graduating from the University Read more

Suzanne Ciani - 35% match to Jim Brickman

Genres: Electronic & Ambient New Age New Age
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Peter Kater - 33% match to Jim Brickman

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Holiday & Seasonal Jazz New Age
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Yanni - 31% match to Jim Brickman

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Latin Music Videos & Concerts New Age New Age Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Yanni Chryssomalis, 14 November 1954, Kalamata, Greece. One of modern instrumental music’s most distinctive and popular composers, Yanni moved to the USA in 1972 where he attended the University of Minnesota, pursuing a degree in psychology while also playing with prog-rock band Chameleon. However, he is now a naturalized US citizen based in Los Angeles, California, lea Read more

Richard Clayderman - 30% match to Jim Brickman

Genres: Classical Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Instrumental Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Philippe Pages, 28 December 1953, Paris, France. This highly popular pianist, specializes in light classical compositions, with a romantic, yet low profile image. His father was a piano teacher, and at the age of 12, Pages enrolled at the Conservatoire in Paris, and won the first prize four years later. He was encouraged to study classical piano, but his ambition was to be i Read more

Alex De Grassi - 29% match to Jim Brickman

Genres: Jazz New Age
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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13 February 1952, Yokosuka, Japan, and raised in California, USA.The acoustic guitar sound of de Grassi had much to do with the growth and success of the Windham Hill Records label during the 80s. His clean, open-tuned newage music was similar, although more complex, to that of founder William Ackerman. Together with another Windham Hill artist Michael Hedges, they pioneered Read more

David Arkenstone - 29% match to Jim Brickman

Genres: Christian & Gospel Holiday & Seasonal Instrumental New Age Pop / Rock World Music
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Secret Garden - 28% match to Jim Brickman

Genres: Easy Listening Folk Instrumental Jazz New Age Pop / Rock Soundtracks Vocals World Music
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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A new age duo of Irish violinist Fionnuala Sherry (County Kildare, Eire) and Norwegian composer/keyboard player Rolf Lovland (b. Kristiansand, Norway), Secret Garden shot to fame in 1995 when their song, ‘Nocturne’, won the Eurovision Song Contest. Many cynics, noted, however, that it was not the strength of the song that carried it through, but its inherent simila Read more


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