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 ; CHASE ,
Katharine Ann ; Vocalist , Songwriter and Musician ( bass and began playing the
guitar age eight ; formed first band with friends at school age rhythm guitars ) ; b ...
Career : Germany ; formed band , Marquis de Sade 1983 ; composed and
recorded the founder mem . , Union , later renamed Bloc Party 2003 – .
Recordings include : musical Berlin ' 84 1984 ; formed own record company ,
Career : fmr asst to Gil Evans ; formed Maria Schneider Jazz Orchestra , New
York 1993 - , with weekly appearances at Visiones , Greenwich Village for five
years , numerous tours , jazz festival appearances ; she has also conducted jazz