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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Career : began taking classical music piano lessons age seven ; began playing
the guitar age eight ; formed first band with friends at school age 11 ; formed
underground music band Smoky Medicine 1973 ; launched solo career with
Career : Formed own group , Copenhagen Jazz Quintet , 1960 ; Formed New
Jungle Orchestra , 1980 ; Recorded with : Niels - Henning Orsted Petersen ; John
Tchicai ; Svend Asmussen ; Marilyn Mazur ; Johnny Dyani ; Tours : Europe ; USA
Career : formed Alan Price Combo 1958 , The Animals 1963-65 , 1983 , Alan
Price Set 1965 , Alan Price and Friends 1968–69 ; teamed up with Georgie Fame
, many TV appearances 1971-74 ; acted in Alfie Darling 1975 ; two British tours ...