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Title Contemporary musicians. Volume 58 : profiles of the people in music / Angela M. Pilchak, project editor
Published Detroit, Mich. : Thomson Gale, [2007]
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Contents Lou Adler, music and comedy producer -- Marin Alsop, principal conductor overcame gender barriers -- Fiona Apple, pop artist with bluesy sound -- Kevin Ayers, singer-songwriter helped found Soft Machine -- David Banner, rapper covers a variety of themes -- Bedouin Soundclash, rock 'n' roll band a commercial hit -- Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, three piece melodic rock band -- Ruben Blades, salsa singer, actor, and politician -- Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, "the Count Basie of the blues" -- Ryan Cabrera, singer-songwriter with acoustic sound -- Little Milton Campbell, longtime grassroots blues artist -- Coheed and Cambria, heavy metal group tells a story -- The Congos, group featured unique reggae sound -- The Constantines, rock group mixes punk and soul -- Alice Cooper, originator of shock rock -- The Darkness, British rock band with glam style -- David Diamond, versatile composer and teacher -- Neil Diamond, pop star performs own compositions -- Dismemberment Plan, punk/funk/pop group -- Bob Dylan, influential songwriter and rock music icon -- Esthero, unique vocalist from Canada -- Foo Fighters, pop rock group with grunge roots -- Frankie J., Mexican-born R and B singer -- Franz Ferdinand, Scottish rock group -- Richard Galliano, accordionist promotes Parisian dance hall music -- Valery Gergiev, conductor of Russia's Kirov Opera -- Don Gibson, country music performer and songwriter -- Eliza Gilkyson, politically conscious folk singer and songwriter -- Anthony Hamilton, R and B singer with Southern sound -- John Wesley Harding, witty solo acoustic performer -- Gemma Hayes, Irish singer refused to compromise -- Skitch Henderson,
Summary Provides biographical information on important figures in today's musical arena, covering artists working in all genres of modern music, including rock, jazz, pop, rap, rhythm and blues, folk, New Age, country, gospel and reggae
Notes "ISSN 1044-2197."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references, discographies and index
Notes Original: viii, 324 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Print version record
Subject Esthero.
Jazze Pha.
Little Milton.
Adler, Lou, 1933-
Alsop, Marin.
Apple, Fiona.
Ayers, Kevin.
Banner, David.
Blades, Rubén.
Brown, Clarence, 1924-2005.
Cabrera, Ryan, 1982-
Cooper, Alice, 1948-
Diamond, David, 1915-2005.
Diamond, Neil.
Dylan, Bob, 1941-
Galliano, Richard.
Gergiev, Valeriĭ, 1953-
Gibson, Don (Donald Eugene), 1928-2003.
Gilkyson, Eliza.
Hamilton, Anthony, 1971-
Harding, John Wesley.
Hayes, Gemma.
Henderson, Skitch, 1918-2005.
Honeytree, Nancy.
Hurley, Michael (Vocalist)
Ingram, Jack.
J., Frankie.
Jennings, Lyfe.
Johnson, Marc, 1953-
Jorge, Seu
LaVette, Bettye, 1946-
Lance, Major.
Lee, Brenda, 1944-
Legend, Johnny.
Lins, Ivan, 1945-
McCartney, Paul.
Norman, Bebo.
Randall, Jon
Rose, Fred, 1897-1954.
Santana, Juelz.
Simpson, Ashlee.
Smith, Willie, 1897-1973.
Strehli, Angela.
Troilo, Aníbal, 1914-1975.
Trower, Robin.
Waters, Benny.
Weiser, Ronny
West, Kanye.
Whitley, Chris.
Winter, Johnny.
Wrigley, Bernard.
SUBJECT Little Milton. fast
Adler, Lou, 1933- fast
Alsop, Marin. fast
Apple, Fiona. fast
Blades, Rubén. fast
Brown, Clarence, 1924-2005. fast
Cabrera, Ryan, 1982- fast
Cooper, Alice, 1948- fast
Diamond, David, 1915-2005. fast
Diamond, Neil. fast
Dylan, Bob, 1941- fast
Gergiev, Valeriĭ, 1953- fast
Gibson, Don (Donald Eugene), 1928-2003. fast
Henderson, Skitch, 1918-2005. fast
LaVette, Bettye, 1946- fast
Lee, Brenda, 1944- fast
Lins, Ivan, 1945- fast
McCartney, Paul. fast
Rose, Fred, 1897-1954. fast
Santana, Juelz. fast
Simpson, Ashlee. fast
Smith, Willie, 1897-1973. fast
Troilo, Aníbal, 1914-1975. fast
Trower, Robin. fast
Waters, Benny. fast
West, Kanye. fast
Winter, Johnny. fast
Subject Bedouin Soundclash
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club (Musical group)
Coheed and Cambria (Musical group)
Congos (Musical group)
Darkness (Musical group)
Dismemberment Plan
Foo Fighters (Musical group)
Franz Ferdinand (Musical group)
Huun-Huur-Tu (Musical group)
Kool & the Gang.
Long Beach Dub Allstars.
Mr. Bungle (Musical group)
Po' Girl (Musical group)
Pursuit of Happiness (Musical group)
Samples (Musical group)
Taking Back Sunday (Musical group)
Tegan and Sara.
Young Dubliners (Musical group)
SUBJECT Coheed and Cambria (Musical group) fast
Darkness (Musical group) fast
Foo Fighters (Musical group) fast
Franz Ferdinand (Musical group) fast
Kool & the Gang. fast
Subject Musicians -- Biography.
Genre/Form Gale Virtual Reference Library
Form Electronic book
Author Pilchak, Angela M
Thomson Gale (Firm)
ISBN 0787680710