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Suzanne Ciani - 100% match to Andreas Vollenweider

Genres: Electronic & Ambient New Age Comedy New Age Music Videos & Concerts
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Kitaro - 83% match to Andreas Vollenweider

Genres: New Age World Music Electronic & Ambient Soundtracks Music Videos & Concerts Holiday & Seasonal Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Masanori Takahashi, 4 February 1953, Toyohashi, Japan. Soon after graduating from high school, Takahashi formed a rock band, the Far East Family Band, who released two albums and toured around the world. He was converted to synthesizer music after meeting Klaus Schulze of Tangerine Dream in 1972. The inspiration for Kitaro’s new music came from visits to Asian countries Read more

Paul Winter - 73% match to Andreas Vollenweider

Genres: Jazz New Age
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Mike Oldfield - 41% match to Andreas Vollenweider

Genres: Pop / Rock New Age Soundtracks Drama Electronic & Ambient World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Michael Gordon Oldfield, 15 May 1953, Reading, Berkshire, England. Multi-instrumentalist Oldfield will forever be associated with a piece of symphonic-length music he wrote before his 20th birthday. Tubular Bells, released in 1973, topped the UK album chart and went on to become a worldwide bestseller. Oldfield began his career providing acoustic guitar accompaniment to folk Read more

Vangelis - 40% match to Andreas Vollenweider

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Soundtracks Action & Adventure Drama Pop / Rock New Age Dance Horror Instrumental Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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b Evanghelos Odyssey Papathanassiou, 29 March 1943, Volos, Greece. A child prodigy, Vangelis gave his first public performance on the piano at the age of six, and later studied classical music, painting and film direction at the Academy of Fine Arts in Athens. In the early 60s he co-founded the formulaic beat outfit Forminx, who went on to become possibly Greece’s most pop Read more

Yanni - 40% match to Andreas Vollenweider

Genres: New Age Music Videos & Concerts New Age Mystery / Thriller Holiday & Seasonal Latin Action & Adventure Drama
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Yanni Chryssomalis, 14 November 1954, Kalamata, Greece. One of modern instrumental music’s most distinctive and popular composers, Yanni moved to the USA in 1972 where he attended the University of Minnesota, pursuing a degree in psychology while also playing with prog-rock band Chameleon. However, he is now a naturalized US citizen based in Los Angeles, California, lea Read more

David Arkenstone - 39% match to Andreas Vollenweider

Genres: New Age Holiday & Seasonal Documentaries Instrumental World Music Christian & Gospel Mystery / Thriller Drama Easy Listening Pop / Rock Sci-Fi / Fantasy Soundtracks
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Jean-Michel Jarre - 36% match to Andreas Vollenweider

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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24 August 1948, Lyon, France. This enigmatic composer and keyboard wizard became the premier exponent of European electronic music in the late 70s and early 80s. The son of film composer Maurice Jarre, from the age of five Jean-Michel was playing the piano and guitar. He studied harmony and structure at the Paris Conservatoire, before abandoning classical music and, in 1964, Read more

Paul Horn - 36% match to Andreas Vollenweider

Genres: New Age Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Television
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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17 March 1930, New York, USA. Horn started to play the piano at the age of four and moved on to the saxophone when he was 12. He studied the flute at Oberlin College Conservatory during 1952 and went on to the Manhattan School of Music the following year. He played with the Sauter-Finnegan Orchestra as tenor soloist before joining Chico Hamilton’s Quintet (1956-58). The Read more

Patrick O'Hearn - 34% match to Andreas Vollenweider

Genres: Jazz New Age Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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6 September 1954, Los Angeles, California, USA. Born into a family active in many areas of the arts, from an early age O’Hearn was encouraged to take part in any music making that happened around him, trying out on various instruments. His mother was a classically trained pianist who also led a small jazz group in which her son was invited to play the bass. He was soon Read more

George Winston - 33% match to Andreas Vollenweider

Genres: New Age Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1949, Michigan, USA. Following many years of listening to music, his early heroes being Floyd Cramer, the Ventures and Booker T. And The MGs, Winston took up the piano at the age of 18. He switched to jazz after being influenced by the ‘stride’ piano of Fats Waller. The mysterious and enigmatic Winston stopped playing in 1977 until the music of Professor Longhair Read more

Jon & Vangelis - 33% match to Andreas Vollenweider

Genres: Pop / Rock Electronic & Ambient
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Alex De Grassi - 31% match to Andreas Vollenweider

Genres: New Age New Age Jazz Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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13 February 1952, Yokosuka, Japan, and raised in California, USA.The acoustic guitar sound of de Grassi had much to do with the growth and success of the Windham Hill Records label during the 80s. His clean, open-tuned newage music was similar, although more complex, to that of founder William Ackerman. Together with another Windham Hill artist Michael Hedges, they pioneered Read more

Peter Kater - 31% match to Andreas Vollenweider

Genres: New Age Electronic & Ambient Holiday & Seasonal Jazz
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Mannheim Steamroller - 29% match to Andreas Vollenweider

Genres: New Age Holiday & Seasonal Easy Listening Easy Listening Electronic & Ambient Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Though few may admit to having heard of them, Mannheim Steamroller can boast of being one of the biggest US acts of the 80s, 90s and 00s - at least while snow covers the ground and children leave out roasted chestnuts for Santa and his reindeer. The act was the creation of Chip Davis (Louis Davis Jnr., 15 November 1947, Sylvania, Ohio, USA). On graduating from the University Read more


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