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Richter

Richter are a contemporary electropop band from Toronto, Canada.
Richter is also the online alias of a member of OverClocked ReMix. Richter coordinated the "Hedgehog Heaven" project to ReMix the game "Sonic the Hedgehog 2." Finally, Christoph Richter is an austrian artist who released his full-length debut album Audioexile in 2006 on DZihan & Kamien's Couch Records. Just like back in the days, when you turned on your favourite record and nothing else really mattered, Richter takes you there again.

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Angela Hewitt

Angela Hewitt (born July 26, 1958) is a Canadian classical pianist. She also holds British nationality through her father, Godfrey, who was the cathedral organist in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Angela Hewitt began her piano studies at age 3, performed in public at 4, and won her first music scholarship at 5. Aside from the piano, she also studied violin, recorder, and ballet (at Mme. Toumine's school in Ottawa). Her first recital was in the Royal Conservatory in Toronto at the age of 9. She studied at the Toronto Conservatory from 1964 to 1973.

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Stephen Kovacevich

Stephen Kovacevich has had a long and distinguished career as a concert pianist and is particularly renowned for his interpretations of Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert and Brahms. A native of Los Angeles, his international reputation has been built both on his concert appearances and the highly acclaimed recordings he has made throughout his career. Mr. Kovacevich's recent and upcoming engagements in North America include appearances with the Chicago, Pittsburgh, Montreal, Houston, Detroit and Indianapolis symphonies; the Los Angeles Philharmonic and St.

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Maurizio Pollini

Maurizio Pollini (born January 5, 1942) is an Italian classical pianist. He was born in Milan, the son of the Italian rationalist architect Gino Pollini. Maurizio studied piano first with Carlo Lonati, until the age of 13, then with Carlo Vidusso, until he was 18. He received a diploma from the Milan Conservatory and won the International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw in 1960, after which he studied under Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli.

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Brian Kelly

There are several artists with the name Brian Kelly: 1. Brian Kelly (www.briankelly.com) is an award-winning, composer, pianist, and recording artist who has released two critically acclaimed contemporary piano instrumental albums. Brian resides in the San Francisco Bay Area. 2. Brian Kelly - New York-based rock musician. 2 albums: Each Day Blues, Receding Choir. www.briankellymusic.com 3. Brian Kelly is a London-based tenor banjo player who took lessons from the influential Brendan Mulkere and went on to win All-Ireland titles on both the banjo and mandolin.

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Ann Vriend

Ann Vriend (born Vancouver) is a Canadian singer-songwriter/pianist based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She has sold thousands of albums and played festivals and venues around the world. Ann Vriend released a popular demo in 2000, which garnered immediate radio play on stations across western Canada and earned her a spot at the Edmonton Folk Music Festival. A year later she won a songwriting contest which took her to Nashville, and helped fund her debut album, Soul Unravelling (2003), which was well received by critics and sold well for an independent release.

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Huw Warren

One of the UK's truly independent spirits" Guardian. Pianist and composer Huw Warren never ceases to amaze as an intriguing and thrilling musician and composer. The winner of the`highly coveted BBC Jazz Award for Innovation in 2005, Huw has established an international presence in recent years, as a musical director/pianist for contemporary folk singer June Tabor for well over a decade (they recently appeared to a full house at the Berlin Jazz Festival), and for his ongoing work with ex-Austrian Musican of the Year bassist Peter Herbert and NY violin virtuosio improviser Mark Feldman.

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Ahmad Jamal

Celebrated pianist-composer Ahmad Jamal continues his performance schedule around the world, as he has for well over the last four decades. Noted for his outstanding technical command and identifiable sound as a piano stylist, Mr. Jamal was born on July 2, 1930, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. A child prodigy who began to play the piano at the age of three, he began formal studies at age seven. While in high school, he completed the equivalent of college master classes under the noted African-American concert singer and teacher Mary Cardwell Dawson and pianist James Miller.

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