International Who's Who in Popular Music 2006
International Who's Who in Popular Music 2006 provides biographical details on some of the most talented and influential artists, as well as up-and-coming individuals from the world of popular music. International in scope, this new edition provides information on artists, varying from Eminem to Wynton Marsalis; Ray Davies to Talvin Singh.
Listed alphabetically by surname, entries provide full biographical profiles, including personal information, principal career details, recordings and compositions, and full contact details, where available. A directory section includes details of record companies, management companies and booking agents and promoters, music publishers, festivals and events, and other organizations in the popular music industry.
The careers of pop, rock, folk, jazz, dance, world and country music artists from around the world are profiled in this new edition. New artists are included, as well as established names in popular music. Entrants include Elvis Costello, Carlos Santana, Wayne Shorter, Dizzee Rascal, Gil Scott-Heron and Joss Stone.
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Film appearances : Hairspray 1988 , True appearances , overseas tours (
Caribbean ) ; Own independent record label : Identity 1991. Television
appearances : Showtime at the Apollo 1955 , Hello Black Nation Music
Productions ; mem ...
Career : radio appearances in New York , Boston , Chicago , Los Angeles , San
Francisco , Washington , DC , North and South Carolina , Switzerland , Italy ,
France , Senegal , Germany , England , Austria , Japan , Australia ; numerous TV
Career : started career as child singer entertaining troops during Second World
War ; early appearances in films under contract to Rank Organization ; made
numerous recordings and television appearances in both England and France ...