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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ABRAMS , Muhal Richard ; American composer , musician ( piano , clarinet ) and
educator ; b . ( Richard Abrahams ) , 19 Sept . 1930 , Chicago , IL . Education :
Chicago Musical Coll . , Governors State Univ . Career : composer and arranger ...
Introitus concerto for piano and chamber orchestra 1978 , Detto I sonata for
Honours : Winner , Jazzology Guitar Poll , 1986 . Current Management : organ
and percussion 1978 , De profundis for solo bayan 1978 , Sounds of the Popinjay
LEGRAND , Benjamin ; French singer and musician ( piano , drums ) ; b . 16
Berlin ' s Band , Love - Sister - Hope , International Tour , 1980 – 92 ; European
Oct . 1962 , Paris ; one d . Education : studied piano , drums and singing in Paris .