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Percy Faith - 100% match to Bert Kaempfert

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Easy Listening Drama Comedy Musicals & The Arts Mystery / Thriller Vocals
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7 April 1908, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, d. 9 February 1976, Ericino, California, USA. During the 30s Faith worked extensively on radio in Canada, and moved to the USA in 1940 to take up a post with NBC. During the 50s he was musical director for Columbia Records, for whom he made a number of popular albums, mostly of mood music. He worked with Tony Bennett, with whom he had Read more

Jackie Gleason - 98% match to Bert Kaempfert

Genres: Comedy Television Action & Adventure Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Drama Kids & Family Soundtracks
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Herbert John Gleason, 26 February 1916, Brooklyn, New York, USA, d. 24 June 1987, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. Gleason was primarily a comedian, starring on stage, screen and television, but he also recorded a number of albums in the 50s and 60s. He established his persona with early films such as Orchestra Wives (1942) and several appearances on Broadway (Artists And Mode Read more

Billy Vaughn - 85% match to Bert Kaempfert

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Vocals Big Band & Swing
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Richard Vaughn, 12 April 1919, Glasgow, Kentucky, USA, d. 26 September 1991, Escondido, California, USA. An extremely successful orchestra leader, arranger and musical director during the 50s and early 60s. In 1952, singing baritone and playing piano, he formed the Hilltoppers vocal quartet, with Jimmy Sacca, Seymour Speigelman and Don McGuire. They had a string of US hits Read more

Roger Williams - 80% match to Bert Kaempfert

Genres: Easy Listening Westerns Pop / Rock Soundtracks Holiday & Seasonal Action & Adventure Comedy
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Mantovani - 79% match to Bert Kaempfert

Genres: Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Easy Listening Classical Music Videos & Concerts Jazz
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Annunzio Paolo Mantovani, 15 November 1905, Venice, Italy, d. 30 March 1980, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England. A violinist, pianist, musical director, conductor, composer and arranger, Mantovani was one of the most successful orchestra leaders and album sellers in the history of popular music. His father was principal violinist at La Scala, Milan, under Arturo Toscanini, and a Read more

Mantovani Orchestra - 79% match to Bert Kaempfert

Genres: Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal
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Caravelli - 71% match to Bert Kaempfert

Genres: Easy Listening
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Franck Pourcel - 66% match to Bert Kaempfert

Genres: Easy Listening
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1 January 1915, Marseilles, France, d. 12 November 2000, Paris, France. With the violin his chosen instrument, Pourcel found playing in downtime jazz combos a liberating change from his studies at the Paris Conservatoire. He became an admirer of Stéphane Grappelli whose mainstream style he emulated before assuming leadership of the French Fiddlers in the late 40s. Sig Read more

James Last - 66% match to Bert Kaempfert

Genres: Easy Listening Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Easy Listening Music & Radio Big Band & Swing
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Hans Last, 17 April 1929, Bremen, Germany. This phenomenally successful band leader and arranger brought up to date the tradition of big band arrangements for current pop hits, and has been rewarded with worldwide sales in excess of 50 million copies. Trained as a bass player, in 1946 he joined Hans-Gunther Oesterreich’s Radio Bremen Dance Orchestra. Two years later he Read more

Floyd Cramer - 49% match to Bert Kaempfert

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Easy Listening
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27 October 1933, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA, d. 31 December 1997, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The style and sound of Cramer’s piano-playing was possibly one of the biggest influences on post-50s country music. His delicate rock ‘n’ roll sound was achieved by accentuating the discord in rolling from the main note to a sharp or flat, known as ‘slip note’ Read more

Al Hirt - 47% match to Bert Kaempfert

Genres: Drama Instrumental Vocals
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Alois Maxwell Hart, 7 November 1922, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, d. 27 April 1999, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. After studying classical music at the Cincinnati Conservatory in the early 40s, trumpeter Hirt divided his professional career between symphony orchestras and dance bands and still found time to play dixieland jazz in New Orleans clubs. Hirt worked as a bugler dur Read more

Ray Conniff - 46% match to Bert Kaempfert

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Easy Listening Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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6 November 1916, Attelboro, Massachusetts, USA, d. 12 October 2002, Escondido, California, USA. Taught to play the trombone by his father, Conniff studied arranging with the aid of a mail-order course while still at college. In 1934, after graduation, he worked with small bands in Boston before joining Bunny Berigan as trombonist/arranger in 1937. After a spell with Bob Cros Read more

101 Strings Orchestra - 39% match to Bert Kaempfert

Genres: Folk
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Billy May - 32% match to Bert Kaempfert

Genres: Jazz Comedy Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Musicals & The Arts
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Edward William May, 10 November 1916, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 22 January 2004, San Juan Capistrano, California, USA. Although May is best known to international audiences for his arranging and conducting work with Frank Sinatra in the late 50s, he had already been a professional musician for nearly 20 years prior to his first session with Hoboken’s favourite s Read more

Henry Mancini - 32% match to Bert Kaempfert

Genres: Comedy Drama Easy Listening Soundtracks Kids & Family Television Pop / Rock Mystery / Thriller Horror Sci-Fi / Fantasy Action & Adventure Instrumental Musicals & The Arts Jazz Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal Vocals Westerns
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Enrico Mancini, 16 April 1924, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, d. 14 June 1994, Los Angeles, California, USA. Prompted by his father, a steelworker who loved music, Mancini learned to play several musical instruments while still a small child. As a teenager he developed an interest in jazz and especially music of the big bands. He wrote some arrangements and sent them to Benny Goodman Read more

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