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Search Results: “vibraphone”

  • Actual Proof (vibraphone)

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    A REVIEW OF OUR DEBUT CD, “PARADIGM SHIFT" “Actual Proof, a quartet based in Charlotte, North Carolina, consists of vibraphonist Eric Mullis, keyboardist Silas Aldridge, electric bassist Phillip W. Berkley III. and...
  • Adam Pfannenstiel (vibraphone)

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    Percussionist, vibraphonist, composer, arranger, and jazz pianist Adam Pfannenstiel is quickly making a name for himself throughout the Philadelphia area. Born and raised in Southampton, Pennsylvania, Pfannenstiel began studying jazz and...
  • Alexandru Anastasiu (vibraphone)

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    Music means nothing without the rythm, and this is something Alexandru Anastasiu has learned in his early childhood years, when he began studying piano. Later on he turned to percussion, series of instruments which in time have become a...
  • Alexei Tsiganov (vibraphone)

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    Alexei Tsiganov was born in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg), Russia, into a family of artists, with his father a renowned sculptor, mother, a music teacher, and his older brother, a pianist. Music became Alexei's natural choice. He started...
  • Andrew Nittoli (vibraphone)

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  • Anthony Smith (vibraphone)

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    Anthony Smith has been performing, arranging, composing and producing music professionally for twenty-five years. As a pianist, keyboardist and vibraphonist, he has worked with many well-known artists in the world of jazz, and also pop,...
  • Arnold Faber (vibraphone)

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    A twenty-five year veteran of the Canadian jazz scene, Arnold has a lot of CBC Radio work under his belt on Morningside and Jazz Beat, playing with Don Thompson and Terry Clarke. He has performed at most major Canadian jazz festivals with...
  • Arturo Serra (vibraphone)

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  • Behn Gillece (vibraphone)

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    “Gillece is a skillful creator of tunes, harkening back to the original hard bop days and beyond, without sounding like mere imitations of that era's classics.” Bruce Lindsay, All About Jazz After a decade on the New York jazz scene,...
  • Ben Adams (vibraphone)

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    Ben Adams has natural talent and a rare incisiveness that has enabled him to create a sublime sound on the vibraphone. He produces tones and rhythms on his instrument that range between such distinctive features as delicate sensitivity to...
  • Ben Thomas (US) (vibraphone)

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    Dr. Ben Thomas is one of the most in-demand vibists in the Pacific Northwest. In addition to leading jazz and tango ensembles, he performs as a sideman on mallets, percussion and bandoneon with a wide variety of groups, including...
  • Benoit Stasiaczyk (vibraphone)

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    Vibraphonist, composer, pianist and percussionist Benoit Stasiaczyk was born in April 1977 in France. He began studying classical music at age 6 and developed an intense interest in jazz and contemporary music at 14. He is a graduate of...
  • Bill Ware (vibraphone)

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    Bill Ware III born William Anthony Ware III (East Orange, New Jersey) is an jazz vibraphonist. Ware played bass and piano early in his career, playing at the Harlem Jazzmobile. After spending several years playing Latin jazz, he formed his...
  • Bob DeSena (vibraphone)

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    Bob DeSena was born in Northern California the Spring of 1958; born not only to his parents, but born - literally and figuratively - into the world of Latin Jazz. At a young age he learned to play the drums and guitar, and as he grew up in...
  • Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone)

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    NEA jazz master Bobby Hutcherson is the most accomplished vibraphonist of his generation. He is a master of melodic, harmonic and rhythmic improvisation on both the vibes and the marimba. He has performed or recorded with nearly every...
  • Bobby Naughton (vibraphone)

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    Bobby Naughton is self-taught as a performer and composer. After playing piano in rock-and-roll groups he took up the vibraphone in 1966, and in the late 1960s played with Perry Robinson, Sheila Jordan, and others. He continued to work...
  • Brian O'Neill (vibraphone)

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    While I'm a percussionist these days, I originally studied classical piano. I put in a good 11 years, all the way through through high school. I also sung for many years in the world-famous Phoenix Boys Choir. At age 13, I started playing...
  • Bryan Carrott (vibraphone)

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    Jazz vibraphonist, mallet percussionist, and pianist, Bryan Carrott has toured and/or recorded with David “Fathead" Newman, Ralph Peterson, Henry Threadgil, Muhal Richard Abrams, Sam Rivers, Don Byron, Dave Douglas, Charlie Hunter,...
  • Cal Tjader (vibraphone)

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    Cal Tjader crafted one the sleekest and most distinctive sounds in Latin jazz. His cool, shimmering, jazz vibes, gliding fluidly atop fiery, hot Afro-Cuban rhythms, made for a sonic signature that helped introduce the genre into a...
  • Cecilia Smith (vibraphone)

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    Short Bio - Cecilia Smith Cecilia Smith is currently one of the leading vibraphonists of Four Mallet Technique. She has toured nationally and internationally. She has recorded and performed with several renown artists including: Gary...
  • Chase Jackson (vibraphone)

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    Currently attending the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in the Jazz Studies Department, Chase Jackson has been performing music since age nine when he began playing vibraphone. Born in Oakland California in 1991, Jackson attended Berkeley...
  • Chie Suzuki (vibraphone)

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    Chie Suzuki: Mallet Keyboard player (Marimba/Vibraphone/Mallet KAT), Arranger CHIE SUZUKI, originally from Japan, studied at Nagoya College of Music in Aichi, Japan. She worked extensively doing live performances before moving to the...
  • Chris Dingman (vibraphone)

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    Chris Dingman (b. La Jolla, CA, 1980) is a vibraphonist, composer, and percussionist who has worked across a broad spectrum of musical styles and in a wide variety of professional settings. Chris has performed nationally and...
  • Christian Tamburr (vibraphone)

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    Christian Tamburr is a multi-instrumentalist, accomplished on the piano and trapset as well as world and orchestral percussion. However, his true talent is exhibited on his instrument of choice, the vibraphone. Confirmed in May of 2001...
  • Christos Rafalides (vibraphone)

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    Born in Kozani, Greece, Christos Rafalides can't remember a time when he wasn't surrounded by music. The influence of his older brother led him to the piano at the age of seven. He began his studies in classical percussion at the age of...
  • Chuck Redd (vibraphone)

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    Chuck Redd is an internationally well-known performer on both drums and vibraphone. He began his career when he joined the Charlie Byrd Trio at the age of 21. He also became a member of the Great Guitars (Barney Kessel, Byrd, and Herb...
  • Corey Mwamba (vibraphone)

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    Corey Mwamba creates music using vibraphone, dulcimer, electronics and small instruments. His music contains elements of jazz, folk from different countries, and electronica. Born in Derby and a former chemist and librarian, Corey is...
  • Coz Sincere (vibraphone)

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    Alumni of Berklee College of Music. Gigging in and around Los Angeles area with own combo as well as free lancing as a sideman. Also plays marimba and keyboards, composes and arranges.
  • Dan McCarthy (vibraphone)

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    Dan McCarthy was born in Toronto, Ontario, in August of 1980. After college, Dan stepped on to the Toronto jazz scene full time, having already become a veteran playing at some of Canada's top venues. In August 2004, Dan made the move to...
  • Dave Pike (vibraphone)

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    Dave Pike was born in Detroit, MI in 1938, he started off as a drummer and later learned marimba and vibraphone. Pike's family moved to Los Angeles in 1954, he played backing for artists such as Dexter Gordon, Harold Land, Carl Perkins,...
  • Dave Robinson (vibraphone)

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    A percussionist from the age of 12, Dave has moved through pop, rock, classical and a host of theatre pits across the north of England. He worked with legendary Boogie-Woogie Pianist Bob Hall and made several jazz recordings with groups...
  • Dave Samuels (vibraphone)

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    With his distinct musical personality, Dave Samuels has established himself as the top mallet player of his generation. He is recognized for his fresh new sound and creative approach to both the vibraphone and marimba. Dave has...
  • Dave Shank (vibraphone)

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    Dave's career began in Las Vegas. After serving in the Armed Forces, he obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theory and Composition at the University of Nevada. He apprenticed playing headline acts on the Las Vegas Strip and performed...
  • David Friedman (vibraphone)

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    David Friedman is considered to be one of the most influential vibraphonists in the history of the instrument. Internationally renowned as a vibraphonist, marimbist, composer and jazz educator, he has his own musical message, born of...
  • Diego Urbano (vibraphone)

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    Born and raised in Santiago, Chile, Urbano was a musical child prodigy who grew up playing both rock drums and classical piano, later studying classical percussion at Chile's National Conservatory, though he’d finally find his own voice...
  • Don Moors (vibraphone)

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    Mallet percussionist DON MOORS began his career as a drummer in the Boston area. In 1961 he moved to New York as a vibraphonist and came under the influence of RANDY WESTON, the renowned pianist and composer. This tenure with Weston...
  • Ed Saindon (vibraphone)

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    Coming from the “four mallet school,” Ed Saindon has developed and continues to refine a pianistic approach to mallet playing which involves a consistent utilization of all four mallets along with a variety of dampening techniques....
  • Eldad Tarmu (vibraphone)

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    American vibraphonist of Israeli origin Eldad Tarmu is currently based in the New York area Timisoara, Romania. He holds a Masters Degree in Afro-Latin Music from California State University Los Angeles, a Master of Classical Composition...
  • Elissa Goodrich (vibraphone)

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    Elissa is a percussionist (vibraphone & marimba), composer and sound designer. Elissa began her training in classical percussion, but was soon drawn to improvisation and jazz as well, as a way of communicating with other musicians and...
  • Eric Nemeyer (vibraphone)

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    Eric Nemeyer - jazz artist, BMI composer, and publisher. Nemeyer is an accomplished performer on vibraphone and marimba (as well as drums and piano) and has appeared or recorded with influential jazz artists including Jon Faddis, Sonny...
  • Erik Charlston (vibraphone)

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    Jazz vibraphonist Erik Charlston, a native of Chicago, has a diverse career centered in New York, where he currently leads his JazzBrasil sextet. Charlston has also performed and recorded with Wynton Marsalis, Fred Hersch, Steve Coleman,...
  • Frank Valente (vibraphone)

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  • Gabriele Boggio Ferraris (vibraphone)

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    Gabriele Boggio Ferraris, born in 1984, graduated in Italian Conservatory of Music with a 110/110 score, is one of the most considered Vibraphone player in Italian Jazz scene and a very active musician. He has collaborated with...
  • Gary Burton (vibraphone)

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    Born in 1943 and raised in Indiana, Gary Burton taught himself to play the vibraphone and, at the age of 17, made his recording debut in Nashville, Tennessee, with guitarists Hank Garland and Chet Atkins. Two years later, Burton left his...
  • Gary McFarland (vibraphone)

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    Gary McFarland was one of the more significant contributors to orchestral jazz during the 1960s. He had an unfortunately short career. But he was surprisingly productive in the brief decade he was captured on record (1960-70). An...
  • Gary Miller (vibraphone)

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    GARY MILLER (VIBRAPHONE) A graduate of Berklee College of Music, jazz vibraphonist Gary Miller has performed in concerts, clubs, and gallery openings, on radio and television, and in the recording studio. Playing a combination of original...
  • George Weldon (vibraphone)

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    Charming and elegant, George Weldon performs the music from The Great American Songbook. Known for his interpretation and song selection from the composers Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Rodgers & Hart and George Gershwin. A measure of...
  • Giacomo Riggi Mazzone (vibraphone)

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    Giacomo Riggi Mazzone born in Barga (Lu) in 1983. Drummer, percussionist, vibraphonist, pianist, singer, director of vocal groups, author of symphonic works and chamber music. He got the highest score and a special mention diploma in...
  • Grace (vibraphone)

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    Grace grew up in Minnesota playing violin and piano from age 5 until 12. She picked up percussion in school band where she learned the vibraphone, and fell in love with the instrument in high school. It was after this that she then decided...
  • Greg Harris (vibraphone)

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    The Greg Harris Vibe Quintet: Fresh from releasing PROSPECTOR “Memory of Pilots" featuring Ron Miles, and “World Citizen" with African master xylophonist Aaron Bebe, Colorado’s Vibraphonist Greg Harris releases a Quintet album...

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