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Passport - 100% match to Klaus Doldinger

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This fusion unit was formed in 1970 by saxophonist Klaus Doldinger (12 May 1936, Berlin, Germany). Doldinger had led his own quartet since 1962, enjoying a good reputation in Europe and the USA. His intention with Passport was the exploration of a way to combine free improvisation for his own lead saxophone over a solid rock-style rhythm section. The group’s first relea Read more

Jerry Goldsmith - 63% match to Klaus Doldinger

Genres: Classical Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 2000s
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Jerrald Goldsmith, 10 February 1929, Los Angeles, California, USA, d. 21 July 2004, Beverly Hills, California, USA. A prolific composer for films and television, from the late 50s through to the new millennium. Besides studying music at the University of South Carolina (under Hungarian composer Miklos Rozsa), Goldsmith also took lessons in office practice and secured a job a Read more

Basil Poledouris - 46% match to Klaus Doldinger

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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James Horner - 39% match to Klaus Doldinger

Genres: Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 2000s
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14 August 1953, Los Angeles, California, USA. A prolific composer, arranger and conductor for films from the late 70s through to the new millennium, Horner studied at the Royal College Of Music in London, at USC Los Angeles, and UCLA. In the late 70s he worked on several films for Roger Corman’s New World production company, including Up From The Depths, The Lady In Red Read more

Michael Kamen - 36% match to Klaus Doldinger

Genres: Classical Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1990s
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15 April 1948, New York City, New York, USA, d. 18 November 2003, London, England. A former member of the 60s rock/classical crossover band the New York Rock And Roll Ensemble, this prolific composer, conductor, and arranger worked predominantly in the world of film.After studying the oboe at the Juilliard School of Music, Kamen contributed some music Read more

Elmer Bernstein - 30% match to Klaus Doldinger

Genres: Classical Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1950s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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4 April 1922, New York City, New York, USA, d. 18 August 2004, Ojai, California, USA. An important and prolific arranger/conductor and composer of over 200 film scores. Bernstein was hailed as a ‘musical genius’ in the classical field at the age of 12. Despite being a talented actor, dancer and painter, he devoted himself to becoming a concert pianist and toured na Read more

Randy Edelman - 28% match to Klaus Doldinger

Genres: Heavy Metal Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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10 June 1947, Paterson, New Jersey, USA. This US singer-songwriter won a large European audience in the mid-70s by writing and performing some classic love songs. A former staff writer at CBS Records, Edelman made his debut on the Sunflower label in 1971 with a self-titled album that went largely unnoticed. During the 70s, however, he slowly built up his reputation and final Read more

Maurice Jarre - 27% match to Klaus Doldinger

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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13 September 1924, Lyons, France. An important composer for films for over 40 years, as a youngster Jarre intended to become an electrical engineer, but changed his mind and studied music at the Paris Conservatoire in 1944. He joined the orchestra of the Jean Louise Barrault Theatre, and in 1951, composed the music for Kleist’sLe Prince De Homburg. Soon afterwards he mo Read more

Hans Zimmer - 26% match to Klaus Doldinger

Genres: Heavy Metal Jazz Pop / Rock Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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12 September 1957, Frankfurt, Germany. Apparently, from the age of six, Zimmer wanted to be a composer, although he had no formal musical education. When he was 16 he went to school in England, and during the 70s spent some time at Air-Edel, writing jingles for television commercials. Following brief spells with synth-pop bands Buggles and Ultravox, Zimmer collaborated with Read more

Dennis McCarthy - 23% match to Klaus Doldinger

Genres: Soundtracks
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John Barry - 23% match to Klaus Doldinger

Genres: Classical Jazz Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Jonathan Barry Prendergast, 3 November 1933, York, England. Renowned as one of the leading composers of film soundtrack music, Barry began his career leading the John Barry Seven. This rousing instrumental unit enjoyed several notable UK hits between 1960 and 1962, the best known of which were ‘Hit And Miss’ and a version of the Ventures’ Walk Don’t Run&# Read more

John Williams - 23% match to Klaus Doldinger

Genres: Classical Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Pop / Rock Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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John Towner Williams, 8 February 1932, Flushing, Long Island, New York, USA. A composer, arranger, and conductor for film background music from the early 60s to the present. As a boy, Williams learned to play several instruments, and studied composition and arranging in Los Angeles after moving there with his family in 1948. Later, he studied piano at the Juilliard School Of Read more

Leonard Rosenman - 23% match to Klaus Doldinger

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1990s
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7 September 1924, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA, d. 4 March 2008, Woodland Hills, California, USA. A composer and arranger for films and television, who only studied music seriously after serving in the US Air Force during World War II. His first film score, East Of Eden (1955), was followed in the same year by another James Dean vehicle, Rebel Without A Cause. Rose Read more

David Arnold - 21% match to Klaus Doldinger

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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Harold Faltermeyer - 21% match to Klaus Doldinger

Genres: Instrumental Pop / Rock
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