One amazing aspect of Island is it seems — by policy or happenstance — to have made at least one professional concert recording of most of its artists during the pink label era, most of which were not used or only partly used at the time. Another amazing aspect is that they kept the stuff.
Clearly a tremendous resource. Island, in contrast, kept almost everything. A national treasure…. I saw him too. Zoot Money turned out for one number.
At first I was disappointed he did not play the Hammond but then realised what a great singer he is. It has only taken me 54 years to see him in this light. You are commenting using your WordPress. You are commenting using your Google account. You are commenting using your Twitter account. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. Email Address:. About the author. Georgie Fame: the man in full by Richard Williams on December 11, Share this: Twitter Facebook.
Like this: Like Loading Tags: Georgie Fame. Richard Harris. He studied the piano, composed songs, and gained some first-hand studio experience, when his father invited him to the recording sessions. But before Googie could be more involved, he had to serve in Europe for the US military. He made his first single end of 51 'Class records series 4 issues for this series because after the bankruptcy of Excelsior, Leon and Googie, chose to start quietly and made an arrangement with the Bihari brothers, to release the Class productions.
On some tracks, Googie is on the piano, and sometimes on the organ, but most of the time leaving the keyboards to the other members of the Combo. Googie was in charge of the creativity of the Class label, which allowed him to develop his own compositions, arrangements keyboard and production techniques, as demonstrated by the quality of the recordings present on the Wham Bam cd, ranging from Jump Wham 50s West Coast bam, 60s Groovy Ramsey Lewis style. Googie always has the latest Hits in mind when he enters the studio.
Michael Jackson. Michael Joseph Jackson August 29, — June 25, was an American singer, dancer and entertainer. Referred to as the King of Pop, he is the most commercially successful entertainer of all time, and one of the most influential.
His contributions to music, dance and fashion, along with a much publicized personal life, made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades.
Alongside his brothers, he made his debut as lead singer and youngest member of The Jackson 5 in He began his solo career in His album Thriller remains the best-selling album ever, with Off the WallBadDangerous and HIStory also among the world's best-selling albums. He is widely credited with having transformed the music video from a promotional tool into an art form with videos for his songs such as "Billie Jean", "Beat It" and "Thriller" making him the first African American artist to amass a strong crossover following on MTV.
With stage performances and music videos, Jackson popularized a number of physically complicated dance techniques, such as the robot and the moonwalk. One of the few artists to have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice, his other achievements feature multiple Guinness World Records—including the "Most Successful Entertainer of All Time"—15 Grammy Awards including the "Living Legend Award" and the "Lifetime Achievement Award"26 American Music Awards 24 only as a solo artist, including one for "Artist of the Century" —more than any artist—, 17 number one singles in the US including the four as a member of the Jackson 5and estimated sales of up to million records worldwide making him the world's best selling artist in history.
Jackson's personal relationships and life generated controversy for years. His changing appearance was noticed from the late s onwards, with changes to his nose and to the color of his skin drawing media publicity.
He was accused of child sexual abuse in though no charges were brought, and in he was tried and acquitted when the jury ruled him not guilty on all charges. He married twice, first in and again inand brought up three children, one born to a surrogate mother.
While preparing for the This Is It concert tour inJackson died at the age of 50 after suffering from cardiac arrest. He reportedly had been administered drugs such as propofol and lorazepam, and his death was ruled a homicide by the Los Angeles County coroner. His death triggered an outpouring of grief from around the world with his globally live broadcast memorial service attracting an audience of up to one billion people; as well as a huge surge in his album sales, resulting in him becoming the best selling artist of with sales in excess of 8.
He is married to Son Hye-im. Yiruma is well-known throughout the world, and his albums are sold all over Asia, as well as the United States and Europe. These pieces are widely mistaken for being associated with the movie Twilight. Although he formerly held dual citizenship as a citizen of the United Kingdom and South Korea, in July he gave up his British citizenship and entered the Republic of Korea Navy to begin his military service, which is compulsory for LP) male South Koreans.
He has lived in Osaka, Japan for 5 years to promote album sales before giving up his dual citizenship. River Flows in You Sheet Music. Trinh Cong Son. He, along with Pham Duy and Van Cao, is LP) considered one of the three most salient figures of modern non-classical Vietnamese music. Trinh Cong Son wrote over songs, and, during the s and s, Joan Baez dubbed him the Bob Dylan of Vietnam for his moving antiwar songs. After the reunification inSon was sentenced by the new communist government, to "retraining" in a labour camp after his family fled to Canada.
However, he was eventually honoured by the government and many officials sent their respects with floral tributes. His often melancholy songs about love and postwar reconciliation earned new Whiffenpoof Song - Rob Beadle* - Rob And His Music (Vinyl and popularity in later years. There are two singers' names often associated with Trinh Cong Son. One is Khanh Ly. The other one is Hong Nhung.
Khanh Ly, with her unique vocals, helped popularize Trinh Cong Son music in the early years. They often performed together in South Vietnam University Campuses.
The voice and the music seemed to be inseparable. Later on in his life, Hong Nhung, many years his junior, replaced Khanh Ly's place until his death. Hundreds of thousands of people gathered at his funeral in Ho Chi Minh city, for a spontaneous ad hoc funeral concert, making such a spectacle the largest in Vietnamese history, next to the funeral procession of Ho Chi Minh. His music remains very popular among Vietnamese, old and young. Mua hong Sheet Music.
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The album All of the Above was the first album to be fully studio recorded, containing videos of songs on the DVD. The band has toured in a number of countries, leading worship to thousands in North and South America, Europe and Asia. He is widely regarded as the greatest Polish composer, and ranks as one of music's greatest tone poets. In Novemberat the age of 20, Chopin went abroad; following the suppression of the Polish November Uprising of —31, he became one of many expatriates of the Polish "Great Emigration.
A Polish patriot, Chopin's extant compositions were written primarily for the piano as a solo instrument. Though technically demanding, Chopin's style emphasizes nuance and expressive depth rather than virtuosity.
His works are mainstays of Romanticism in 19th-century classical music. Johann Sebastian Bach 31 March — 28 July was a German composer and organist whose sacred and secular works for choir, orchestra, and solo instruments drew together the strands of the Baroque period and brought it to its ultimate maturity. Although he introduced no new forms, he enriched the prevailing German style with a robust contrapuntal technique, an unrivalled control of harmonic and motivic organisation in composition for diverse musical forces, and the adaptation of rhythms and textures from abroad, particularly Italy and France.
Matthew Passion; the St. While Bach's fame as an organist was great during his lifetime, he was not particularly well-known as a composer.
His adherence to Baroque forms and contrapuntal style was considered "old-fashioned" by his contemporaries, especially late in his career when the musical fashion tended towards Rococo and later Classical styles. A revival of interest and performances of his music began early in the 19th century, and he is now widely considered to be one of the greatest composers in the Western tradition. Jesus bleibe meine Freunde Sheet Music. Alessandro Marcello.
Alessandro Ignazio Marcello 1st February in Venice — 19 June in Venice was an Italian nobleman, poet, philosopher, mathematician and musician. While not part of the nationalistic music group known as "The Five", Tchaikovsky wrote music which, in the opinion of Harold Schonberg, was distinctly Russian: plangent, introspective, with modally-inflected melody and harmony. Aesthetically, Tchaikovsky remained open to all aspects of Saint Petersburg musical life.
He was impressed by Serov and Balakirev as well as the classical values upheld by the conservatory. Both the progressive and conservative camps in Russian music at the time attempted to win him over.
Tchaikovsky charted his compositional course between these two factions, retaining his individuality as a composer as well as his Russian identity. In this he was influenced by the ideals of his teacher Nikolai Rubinstein and Nikolai's brother Anton. Tchaikovsky's musical cosmopolitanism led him to be favored by many Russian music-lovers over the "Russian" harmonies and styles of Mussorgsky, Borodin and Rimsky-Korsakov. Nonetheless he frequently adapted Russian traditional melodies and dance forms in his music, which enhanced his success in his home country.
The success in St. Petersburg at the premiere of his Third Orchestral Suite may have been due in large part to his concluding the work with a polonaise. He also used a polonaise for the final movement of his Third Symphony. Clint Mansell. Scott Alan. Kiss The Air Sheet Music. George Frideric Handel Friday, 23 February - Saturday, 14 April was a LP) Baroque composer who is famous for his operas, oratorios and concerti grossi.
Born as Georg Friedrich Handel in Halle, he spent most of his adult life in England, becoming a subject of the British crown on 22 January Strongly influenced by the techniques of the great composers of the Italian Baroque and the English composer Henry Purcell, his music was known to many significant composers who came after him, including Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven. Handel's compositions include 42 operas; 29 oratorios; more than cantatas, trios and duets; numerous arias; chamber music; a large number of ecumenical pieces; odes and serenatas; and sixteen organ concerti.
His most famous work, the Messiah oratorio with its "Hallelujah" chorus, is among the most popular works in choral music and has become a centerpiece of the Christmas season. Also popular are the Opus 3 and 6 Concerti Grossi, as well as "The Cuckoo and the Nightingale", in which birds are heard calling during passages played in different keys representing the vocal ranges of two birds.
Also notable are his sixteen keyboard suites, especially The Harmonious Blacksmith. Handel introduced various previously uncommon musical instruments in his works: the viola d'amore and violetta marina Orlandothe lute Ode for St. Cecilia's Daythree trombones Saulclarinets or small high cornets Tamerlanotheorbo, French horn Water Musiclyrichord, double bassoon, viola da gamba, bell chimes, positive organ, and harp Giulio Cesare, Alexander's Feast.
Bob Marley. Marley died nearly thirty LP) ago, but remains the most widely known and revered performer of reggae music, and is credited for helping spread Jamaican music to the worldwide audience. Chick Corea. Armando Anthony "Chick" Corea born June 12, is a multiple Grammy Award-winning American jazz pianist, keyboardist, drummer, and composer.
He is known for his work during the s in the genre of jazz fusion. He participated in the birth of the electric fusion movement as a member of Miles Davis' band in the s, and in the s formed Return to Forever. He continued to pursue other collaborations and explore various musical styles throughout the s and s. He is also known for promoting Scientology. Modest Mussorgsky. He was an innovator of Russian music in the romantic period.
He strove to achieve a uniquely Russian musical identity, often in deliberate defiance of the established conventions of Western music. After having taking piano lessons from renowned Greek composer Aristotelis Koundouroff, Vangelis began his professional musical career working with several popular bands of the s such as The Forminx and Aphrodite's Child, with the latter's album going on to be recognized as a psychedelic classic.
The soundtrack's single, the film's "Titles" theme, also reached the top of the American Billboard Hot chart and was used as the background music at the London Olympics winners' medal presentation ceremonies.
Having had a career in music spanning over 50 years and having composed and performed more than 52 albums, Vangelis is one of the most important proponents of electronic music. Chariots of Fire Sheet Music. Maxence Cyrin. Maxence Cyrin is a French pianist and composer living in Paris. As a child, Cyrin studied classical piano at a conservatory. In his teenage years, he was exposed to new-wave and techno, greatly influencing his first recordings, also made during these years.
He subsequently made recordings with independent electro labels. A few years later, he recorded an LP of piano compositions titled Instants on independent record label Sine Terra Firma, which has also released Yann Tiersen's debut album. Mamma Mia! It is an example of a jukebox musical, and is notable for popularising the genre. The plot is adapted from the film Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell starring Gina Lollobrigida. Although the title of the musical is taken from the group's chart-topper "Mamma Mia", the musical's plot has nothing to do with the story of the group itself.
It had been seen by over ten million people worldwide as of July Estimates ofis that 30 million have now seen Mamma Mia!. A film version of Mamma Mia!
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