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Frank Hudec

Frank Hudec was a drummer who was part of the Stan Seltzer Trio. He recorded on Decca Records. He was born in Cicero, Illinois and studied with Frank Pechl and played with Al Hirt.

List of American jazz drummers

This is a list of American jazz drummers. Jazz drummers play percussion in jazz, jazz fusion, and other jazz subgenres such as latin jazz. The techniques and instrumentation of this type of performance have evolved over the 1900s, influenced by j ...

Mat Marucci

Mathew "Mat" Roger Marucci III is an American jazz drummer, composer, author, educator and clinician. He has numerous critically acclaimed recordings as leader, and his performing credits include Jimmy Smith, Kenny Burrell, James Moody, Eddie Har ...

Vinnie Amico

Amico joined moe as part of the permanent lineup after Chris Mazur left the band in November 1996. Amico attended State University of New York at Buffalo where he played in various local bands including Grateful Dead cover band Sonic Garden, Acou ...

Michael Martin Kofler

Born in Villach, Kofler received his first flute lessons at the age of ten. Later he was a young student at the conservatory in Klagenfurt. At the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna he completed his studies in concert and pedagogy wit ...

Karin Leitner

Karin Leitner is an Austrian flautist and composer. She has played flute and piccolo with the orchestras of the Vienna State Opera and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Quaternaglia Guitar Quartet

The Quaternaglia Guitar Quartet is a classical guitar ensemble from São Paulo, Brazil, founded in 1992. The Quartet has become a reference both for its artistic excellence and for its contributions to the expansion of the guitar quartet repertoir ...

Amsterdam Guitar Trio

Amsterdam Guitar Trio is a classical guitar ensemble consisting of Johan Dorrestein, Olga Franssen and Helenus de Rijke, who met while they were students at the Sweelinck Conservatory. Their discography includes transcriptions for Antonio Vivaldi ...

Cass Harrison

Whos Who in Entertainment lists Harrison as being born in New York on April 25, 1917; the liner notes from his second LP, released in 1957, describe him as "thirtyish". He began playing the piano at the age of four.

Karine Poghosyan

Karine Poghosyan is an Armenian pianist residing in New York City. She made her orchestral debut at the age of 14 playing Beethovens Piano Concerto No.1, and her solo Carnegie Hall debut at 23, and has since gone on to win numerous awards as well ...

Tuomas Turriago

Tuomas Turriago is a Finnish composer, pianist and conductor. Since 2004 Turriago has served as senior lecturer in accompaniment at Tampere University of Applied Sciences. He is recognized as the first Finnish composer to record his entire piano ...

Salvatore Bonafede

Son of jewellers, Bonafede was born in Palermo on 4 August 1962. He started playing the piano at the age of four and became interested in jazz thanks to his father, Antonino Bonafede, a self-taught jazz pianist and a follower of Erroll Garner. Hi ...

Musicorba

Musicorba, the piano duo formed by Ricardo Vieira e Tomohiro Hatta, is one of the most important piano duos in the world.

Katsura Shinnosuke

Katsura Shinnosuke was a Japanese rakugoka and musician who performed the works of Katsura Bunji X and performed in the jazz band Newoirans.

Rio de Gregori

Rio de Gregori was a Swiss jazz pianist. de Gregori first started to play the piano at the age of 7. His parents had aspirations that he would become a classical pianist, but he performed professionally as a jazz musician. He worked with of Willy ...

Andy Scherrer

Scherrer was born in 1946 in Brunnadern. At the age of 15, Scherrer taught himself how to play saxophone. He was educated at the City of Basel Music Academy, and taught at the Swiss Jazz School in Bern from 1975 to 2011. He was a member of the Vi ...

Alasdair MacIlleBhàin

Alasdair MacIlleBhàin won the Gold Medal at the Royal National Mod in Dunoon, Argyll in 2006 at 19 years old. MacIlleBhàin is a singer and songwriter and released his first album, "Las," containing both songs of his own and traditional songs from ...

Lyambiko

Lyambiko, whose stage name is the last name of her father, was born in Tanzania, and grew up in a musically active family. Her grandfather was already a member of a jazz combo in the 1930s and her father worked as a singer in both the church choi ...

Janice Robinson (trombonist)

Janice Elaine Robinson is an American jazz trombonist. Robinson played trombone on The Bill Cosby Show in her teens and took a bachelors degree at Eastman School of Music in 1973. She then played with Chuck Mangione, the Jazz Composers Orchestra, ...

Raymond Court

Raymond Court is a Swiss jazz trumpeter. Court began playing trumpet late in his teens and by age 20 was playing in Raymond Drozs band 1952-1956. He played later in the 1950s with Flavio Ambrosetti and Kurt Weil, and in the early 1960s with Danie ...

Hazy Osterwald

Rolf Osterwald, better known as Hazy Osterwald was a Swiss jazz bandleader, trumpeter, and vibraphonist. Osterwald began his career as a pianist. He arranged for Fred Bohler in the late 1930s and joined him as a trumpeter in 1941; around this tim ...

Norman Carol

Norman Carol is an American violinist and former concertmaster of the Philadelphia Orchestra for 29 years with conductors Eugene Ormandy, Riccardo Muti, and Wolfgang Sawallisch. Stanislaw Skrowaczewskis Violin Concerto was dedicated to and premie ...

Andrew and Jim Baxter

Andrew Baxter, African-American fiddle player, and Jim Baxter, African-American-Cherokee singer and guitar player, were a father and son fiddle and guitar duet from Gordon County, Georgia, who recorded in the 1920s. The Georgia Yellow Hammers and ...

Andre Paquinet

Andre Paquinet was a French jazz trombonist. Paquinets father was Guy Paquinet, and early in his life Andre played in his fathers ensemble. He then worked with Tony Proteau, Jacques Helian, Claude Bolling, Michel Legrand, and Fred Gerard in the 1 ...

Michel Hausser

Michel Hausser is a French jazz vibraphonist. Hausser played accordion as a child and taught the instrument in his early twenties before switching to vibraphone in 1948. Initially, he studied the instrument classically, but by the mid-1950s was w ...

Flavio Ambrosetti

Flavio Ambrosetti was a Swiss jazz vibraphonist, saxophonist, and engineer. Ambrosettis primary career was in engineering; his acclaim in jazz circles has come entirely from his activities as an occasional musician. He studied piano as a child an ...

Caylee Hammack

Caylee Hammack is an American country music singer. She is signed to Capitol Records Nashville and has released one single, "Family Tree". Hammack was born in Ellaville, Georgia and began performing locally at age 13. At age 17, she began touring ...

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