|Genres:||Holiday & Seasonal New Age Television|
|Tags:||instrumental new age easy listening jazz pop john tesh|
|Decades:||1980s 1990s 2000s|
|Links:||allmusic discogs IMDb official homepage other databases VIAF wikidata wikipedia|
9 July 1952, New York City, New York, USA. One of the most prolific and successful composers of the 90s, Tesh is a fixture on the Top 10 new age bestsellers list, where his easy listening blend of classical, pop and jazz has endeared him to thousands of devoted fans. Tesh was raised in the Garden City suburb of New York. Thanks to a classical music education he learnt to play piano and trumpet before he was 10 years old, although he later played in local rock bands during his teenage years. He attended North Carolina State University, graduating in 1975 with a degree in communications. Teshs early career was spent working as an investigative reporter on local television in places as diverse as Nashville, Raleigh and Orlando, before he landed a job at the WCBS station in New York. He joined CBS Sports as a commentator in 1981. Employed to cover the following years Tour De France, Tesh jumped at the opportunity to compose music to go with the coverage. A...