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Ken Navarro - 100% match to Nick Colionne

Genres: Jazz
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Joyce Cooling - 77% match to Nick Colionne

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

Fattburger - 76% match to Nick Colionne

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Marion Meadows - 64% match to Nick Colionne

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

Kim Waters - 63% match to Nick Colionne

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

Kevin Toney - 60% match to Nick Colionne

Genres: Funk Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1 January 1953, Detroit, Michigan, USA. Drawn to jazz through hearing the recordings of John Coltrane, Toney began playing piano and keyboards. After studying at Howard University, he first attracted respectful attention in the jazz world when he played piano with the Blackbyrds. Performing on stages with musicians such as Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Grover Washington Jnr. Read more

Andy Snitzer - 59% match to Nick Colionne

Genres: Jazz
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Jeff Golub - 59% match to Nick Colionne

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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15 April 1955, Akron, Ohio, USA. Golub was already an accomplished guitarist when he attended Boston’s Berklee College Of Music. At the end of the 70s he settled in New York City where he was invited to join Billy Squier’s band. In addition to appearing on several albums, this engagement also resulted in three world tours. Aside from his work with Squier, Golub was Read more

Jeff Kashiwa - 55% match to Nick Colionne

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Seattle, Washington, USA. Playing soprano, alto and tenor saxophones, Kashiwa studied at Berklee College Of Music, a period that was followed by a gig with the All American College Band at Disneyland in California. Having returned to the west coast, he decided to stay and extended his studies at the University of California, Long Beach. He played with the Untouchables, whose Read more

Chieli Minucci - 54% match to Nick Colionne

Genres: Jazz
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Gregg Karukas - 54% match to Nick Colionne

Genres: Jazz
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Special EFX - 53% match to Nick Colionne

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

Brian Simpson - 52% match to Nick Colionne

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

Wayman Tisdale - 52% match to Nick Colionne

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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6 June 1964, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. Tisdale began playing bass as a child but, although quickly becoming an accomplished musician, a sporting career beckoned strongly. He played basketball at Oklahoma University, making All-America and becoming the first OU player to have his number ‘retired’. Tisdale became a member of the USA basketball team for the 1984 Olympic G Read more

Dan Siegel - 51% match to Nick Colionne

Genres: Jazz
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