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Brian Simpson - 100% match to Ken Navarro

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Illinois, USA. Raised in Gurnee, north of Chicago, Simpson began playing piano at an early age, and owing to his father’s record collection was inclined towards jazz from the outset. Oscar Peterson was a notable influence, although he also listened to jazz guitarists such as Wes Montgomery and Joe Pass. Simpson studied at Columbia College and at Northern Illinois Univer Read more

Chuck Loeb - 85% match to Ken Navarro

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Charles Samuel Loeb, 12 July 1955, Suffern, New York, USA. Raised in Nyack, New York, Loeb began playing guitar at the age of 11. He played in various local bands until going to the Berklee College Of Music. After leaving Berklee in 1976 he toured with Chico Hamilton, Hubert Laws and Ray Barretto, making his breakthrough in 1979 when he joined Stan Getz. He stayed with Getz Read more

Peter White - 79% match to Ken Navarro

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Jazz
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Marion Meadows - 78% match to Ken Navarro

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

Joyce Cooling - 71% match to Ken Navarro

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

Kim Waters - 69% match to Ken Navarro

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Pop / Rock
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

Marc Antoine - 66% match to Ken Navarro

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Nick Colionne - 65% match to Ken Navarro

Genres: Jazz
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Jeff Lorber - 63% match to Ken Navarro

Genres: Funk Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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

Nils - 62% match to Ken Navarro

Genres: Jazz
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Richard Elliot - 62% match to Ken Navarro

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

Special EFX - 58% match to Ken Navarro

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

Pieces of a Dream - 56% match to Ken Navarro

Genres: Jazz R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
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Oli Silk - 55% match to Ken Navarro

Genres: Jazz
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Boney James - 54% match to Ken Navarro

Genres: 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


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