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Mario Biondi

Mario Biondi is an Italian singer. Born in Catania, son of a popular song singer, still young sings in various small choruses. Years after he follows Califano, di capri, Bongusto, Fiorello and others in their tours. After a long series of participations with Italian and international artists and a small production of disco music, during 2006 he hits the success with the Schema Records album "Handful of Soul". His deep and warm voice recalls the great interpreters and music.

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Ed Motta

Ed Motta is an / / artist, born Eduardo Motta (17 Aug 1971), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. At the end of the 80's Ed Motta burst upon the music scene as a major singer and one of Conexão Japeri's composers and producers. He was an instant success on the carioca show circuit and his 1988 debut album, "Conexão Japeri" (Warner), confirmed it. Songs like "Manuel", "Vamos dançar", "Baixo Rio" and "Um love" became big hits. The songs were marked by lavish musicality and introduced strong soul and funk components into the pop-rock scene that was the rage in Brazil at the time.

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Chris Standring

Born and raised in the UK, Chris Standring is now a respected session musician based in Los Angeles, performer and songwriter. He occasionally tours in the UK, the latest being a series of triumphant dates at Pizza Express Jazz Club in Soho, London to showcase his new album Blue Bolero.

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Stephen Bishop

Stephen Bishop (born 14 November 1951 in San Diego, California) is an American singer and guitarist. He had a major hit in 1977 with the song "On and On"; his other hits include "Save It for a Rainy Day," "Everybody Needs Love," and "It Might Be You," the theme from the movie Tootsie. He has also performed many movie themes, including the theme from National Lampoon's Animal House, which he sang in a falsetto voice.

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Billy Cobham

Billy Cobham, born May 16, 1944 in Panama, is one of the world's most influential drummers, best known for his jazz fusion in the 1970s, with John McLaughlin's Mahavishnu Orchestra, where he pioneered a powerful style of drumming with jazz, rock and funk influences. He is the first drummer to unseat Buddy Rich in the Down Beat music polls. Cobham has played and recorded with hundreds of top musicians, including Miles Davis, Freddie Hubbard, Larry Coryell, and Horace Silver; and is famous for his explosive, fast, spectacular playing.

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Satellites of the Sun

Satellites of the Sun hail from Salisbury in the South of England. With drummer Andy completing the line up early in 2008 the band spent much of the year putting together a set of songs that mix power and melody, and can often climb from subtle beginnings to a crescendo of sound. The songs on this page were recorded live in the studio and are an attempt to capture the band in their natural environment - live performance. A handful of shows have already had people taking notice. Andy Clements - Drums / Vocals

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