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Bruce Haack - 100% match to Raymond Scott

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
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Moondog - 44% match to Raymond Scott

Genres: Children's Music Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Louis Thomas Hardin, 26 May 1916, Marysville, Kansas, USA, d. 8 September 1999, Münster, Germany. This idiosyncratic composer lost his sight at the age of 16 following an accident with a dynamite cap. He was introduced to classical music at the Iowa School for the Blind, studying violin, viola and piano. Hardin moved to New York in 1943, attending rehearsals of the New Read more

Ivor Cutler - 43% match to Raymond Scott

Genres: Comedy Pop / Rock
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Perrey & Kingsley - 41% match to Raymond Scott

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Jazz
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Harry Partch - 36% match to Raymond Scott

Genres: Classical Jazz
Decades Active: 2000s
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24 June 1901, Oakland, California, USA, d. 3 September 1974, San Diego, California, USA. This composer’s work was called ‘the most original and powerful contribution to dramatic music on this continent’. He began composing when he was 14, and 15 years later burnt all that he had written, rejecting the conventional, ‘restricting’, 12-note scale, for h Read more

Negativland - 36% match to Raymond Scott

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Negativland, a group of self-professed musical/cultural terrorists, enjoyed fleeting but disabling celebrity in 1991 when they became embroiled in a legal tussle with U2 and US television presenter, Casey Kasem. Their U2 EP featured a parody of that band’s ‘I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For’, and came in packaging that the band’s agents cl Read more

Martin Denny - 34% match to Raymond Scott

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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10 April 1911, New York City, New York, USA, d. 2 March 2005, Hawaii Kai, Hawaii, USA A pianist, composer, arranger, and conductor, Denny trained as a classical pianist and toured with various bands before moving to Hawaii in 1954. The story goes that while playing in the Shell Bar of the alfresco Hawaiian Village nightclub in Honolulu, he began to incorporate the sounds of Read more

Joe Meek - 31% match to Raymond Scott

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Robert George Meek, 5 April 1929, Newent, Gloucestershire, England, d. 3 February 1967, London, England. Britain’s premier independent record producer of the early 60s, Meek was equally renowned for his pioneering recording techniques and eccentric personality. His career began in 1954, when he joined IBC, the leading independent recording studio of the era. Originally Read more

Les Baxter - 31% match to Raymond Scott

Genres: Easy Listening Jazz New Age Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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14 March 1922, Mexia, Texas, USA, d. 15 January 1996, Palm Springs, California, USA. Baxter studied piano at the Detroit Conservatory before moving to Los Angeles for further studies at Pepperdine College. Abandoning a concert career as a pianist he turned to popular music as a singer, and at the age of 23 he joined Mel Tormé’s Mel-Tones, singing on Artie Shaw re Read more

R. Stevie Moore - 30% match to Raymond Scott

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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18 January 1952, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The son of leading session bass player, Bob Moore, the young R. Stevie Moore was recording with Jim Reeves (‘But You Love Me, Daddy’) at the age of seven, and session work for Perry Como and the Manhattans followed. He grew up to have very different ambitions to his father, however. Absorbed in home-taping techniques, Mo Read more

Terry Riley - 28% match to Raymond Scott

Genres: Classical Electronic & Ambient Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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24 June 1935, Colfax, California, USA. A former ragtime pianist on San Francisco’s Barbary Coast, Riley forged an exceptional, avant garde minimalist style which pioneered the use of tape loops and a delay/feedback system. Having studied with fellow radical La Monte Young, he completed his revolutionary piece, ‘In C’, in 1964. Here, Riley’s piano part, th Read more

The Red Krayola - 28% match to Raymond Scott

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Despite several contrasting line-ups, Red Crayola (also spelt Red Krayola) remains the vision of Mayo Thompson. He formed the Houston, Texas-based group in July 1966 with drummer Rick Barthelme, although several other individuals, including future country star Guy Clark, were temporary members until Steve Cunningham (bass) joined two months later. The group’s set initially Read more

Van Dyke Parks - 28% match to Raymond Scott

Genres: Folk Instrumental Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Esquivel - 27% match to Raymond Scott

Genres: Easy Listening Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Juan Garcia Esquivel, 20 January 1918, Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico, d. 3 January 2002, Jiutepec, Morelos, Mexico. Although he was a huge inspiration for the revival of ‘lounge’ or ‘easy listening’ music in the 90s, Esquivel in fact began recording his heavily orchestrated pop muzak four decades earlier. Although none of his recordings from this period cha Read more

Cluster - 26% match to Raymond Scott

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The long career of this German collective has embraced many musical styles, from early Krautrock (under their original name Kluster), through progressive rock and ambient to avant garde industrial. Throughout, their willingness to experiment has endeared them to both critics and fans alike.Formed in the heart of Berlin’s underground arts scene, the Read more


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