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Alex De Grassi - 38% match to Paul Winter

Genres: Jazz Music Videos & Concerts New Age New Age
Decades Active: 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

Suzanne Ciani - 35% match to Paul Winter

Genres: Comedy Electronic & Ambient Music Videos & Concerts New Age New Age
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Oregon - 34% match to Paul Winter

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This inventive and influential progressive jazz chamber group was formed in 1970 from the nucleus of the Paul Winter Consort, an aggregation led by Paul Winter. Oregon originally comprised Ralph Towner (1 March 1940, Chehalis, Washington, USA; guitar, keyboards), Collin Walcott (b. 24 April 1945, New York City, USA, d. 8 November 1984, Magdeburg, Germany; percussion, sitar, Read more

Paul Horn - 30% match to Paul Winter

Genres: Jazz New Age Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Television Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 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

George Winston - 29% match to Paul Winter

Genres: New Age Blues Classical Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 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

Andreas Vollenweider - 26% match to Paul Winter

Genres: New Age
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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4 October 1953, Zurich, Switzerland. The son of organist Hans Vollenweider, Andreas established himself as one of the world’s most prominent new age artists in the early 80s. Although he is also proficient on guitar, piano, flute, Vollenweider is primarily known for his virtuoso performances on the harp. After recording three albums with the Poetry And Music ensemble Vo Read more

Kitaro - 23% match to Paul Winter

Genres: New Age Electronic & Ambient World Music Music Videos & Concerts Soundtracks 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

David Lanz - 19% match to Paul Winter

Genres: New Age Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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28 June 1950, Seattle, Washington, USA. This hugely popular new age artist has been at the forefront of instrumental piano music since the breakthrough success of 1988’s Cristofori’s Dream. The Seattle-based Lanz grew up playing boogie-woogie style piano, but switched to rock music at high school where he performed with his own band, the Town Cryers. After graduati Read more

Patrick O'Hearn - 18% match to Paul Winter

Genres: Action & Adventure 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

Pat Metheny - 17% match to Paul Winter

Genres: Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Jazz Drama Music & Radio Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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12 August 1954, Lee’s Summit, Missouri, USA. Although classed as a jazz guitarist, Metheny has bridged the gap between jazz and rock music in the same way that Miles Davis did in the late 60s and early 70s. Additionally, he played a major part in the growth of jazz’s popularity among the younger generation of the 80s. Throughout his career, his extraordinary sense Read more

Peter Kater - 17% match to Paul Winter

Genres: New Age Electronic & Ambient Holiday & Seasonal Jazz
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Steven Halpern - 13% match to Paul Winter

Genres: New Age Electronic & Ambient Children's Music Pop / Rock World Music
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Jim Brickman - 12% match to Paul Winter

Genres: New Age Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Christian & Gospel Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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20 November 1961, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Brickman is a pianist who has surprised many during his increasingly successful career, and the basis for any understanding of him is a recognition of the simplicity of his ideas and execution. His reinstatement of a classic pop sound is at odds with his background in classical music, but his studies of composition and performance were Read more

Mannheim Steamroller - 12% match to Paul Winter

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal New Age Easy Listening Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Classical
Decades Active: 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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