Special EFX Similar Artists

Ken Navarro - 80% match to Special EFX

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
View Artist: Overview Songs Similar Artists CDs

Fattburger - 79% match to Special EFX

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl

Dan Siegel - 75% match to Special EFX

Genres: Jazz
View Artist: Overview Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl

Chieli Minucci - 73% match to Special EFX

Genres: Jazz
View Artist: Overview Songs Similar Artists CDs

Joyce Cooling - 70% match to Special EFX

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs

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

Chuck Loeb - 69% match to Special EFX

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs

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

David Benoit - 69% match to Special EFX

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs CDs Vinyl

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

Jeff Kashiwa - 69% match to Special EFX

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs

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

Fourplay - 68% match to Special EFX

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs DVDs CDs Vinyl

A group which has earned consistent critical praise for its blend of pop and contemporary jazz, Fourplay was formed by Bob James (25 December 1939, Marshall, Missouri, USA; keyboards), Lee Ritenour (b. 1 November 1953, Los Angeles, California, USA; guitar), Nathan East (bass) and Harvey Mason (b. 22 February 1947, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA; drums). Since forming in the Read more

Kim Waters - 62% match to Special EFX

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl

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

Nelson Rangell - 62% match to Special EFX

Genres: Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs

Denver, Colorado, USA. One of the more distinctive voices working in the oversubscribed pop/jazz firmament, Rangell first picked up the flute at the age of 15. Six months later he found himself studying at the Interlochen Arts Academy, before travelling to the New England Conservatory Of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, to study with renowned saxophone tutor Joe Allard. Immer Read more

Chris Standring - 61% match to Special EFX

Genres: Jazz
View Artist: Overview Songs Similar Artists CDs

Steve Cole - 60% match to Special EFX

Genres: Easy Listening Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs CDs

17 August 1970, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Cole’s musical life started with the clarinet, playing and listening to the music he heard from his clarinettist/saxophonist father’s record collection. Among the artists who made an early impact in this way were Art Blakey, Cannonball Adderley and Stan Kenton. While still in his formative years, Cole decided that he did not Read more

Bob Baldwin - 59% match to Special EFX

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl

9 December 1960, Mount Vernon, New York, USA. Taught to play piano from the age of four by his father, Robert Baldwin Snr., a pianist and bass player, he was influenced by the recorded work of diverse artists, mainly from the jazz world, including Chick Corea, Miles Davis, Marvin Gaye, Herbie Hancock, Ramsey Lewis, Oscar Peterson, Patrice Rushen, his uncle Larry Willis, and Read more

Earl Klugh - 59% match to Special EFX

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs CDs Vinyl

16 September 1953, Detroit, Michigan, USA. Jazz guitarist Klugh has an unorthodox style in that when he sits down he rests the guitar on his right knee instead of the left. After studying piano and nylon string guitar as a child, Klugh settled on the latter instrument. While still in his mid-teens he recorded with Yusef Lateef and George Benson, with whom he also toured. He Read more


Artist matches Powered by AudioScrobbler