International Who's Who in Popular Music 2007
Routledge, 2007 - 616 pages
The International Who's Who in Popular Music 2007 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. An index of groups is provided for ease of reference. Appendices include directories listing music festivals, music organizations, music awards and digital music sites providing legal downloads.
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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Education : Ernst - Mach Gymnasium ( Haar ) , Career : began playing organ
1975 ; first concerts 1977 , first played in clubs 1979 ; professional musician and
composer 1983- , appearances , concerts and recordings worldwide including
Address : clo Dervish / Ambassadeurs Club 1960 , residency at Lunchtime Jazz ,
Bishopsgate 1961 , Whirling Discs Ltd , Business Innovation Centre , Unit G -
2001 , Institute of Bix's Club , San Francisco 1989 , Hollywood Savoy Restaurant
Career : formed Rhythm Section ( with Ellis Dee ) , early 1990s ; founder :
Thursday Club Recordings ; Major figure in Nu Skool Breakz scene , late 1990s ;
Co - promoter : Friction night in London ( alongside Adam Freeland ) ;