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John Paul Young

1. John Paul Young, is an Australian pop singer, known primarily for his worldwide hit Love Is In The Air. Born on June 21, 1950, in Glasgow, Scotland, his family relocated to Sydney when he was aged 11. After forming the band Elm Tree with schoolmates in 1967, he was discovered by renowned talent manager Simon Napier-Bell, who convinced his to sign as a solo artist with Albert Productions. It was here he began his long association with songwriters and record producers Harry Vanda and George Young of The Easybeats.

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Osibisa

Osibisa, one of the most important jazz-rock bands ever, was founded in 1969 and made a very interesting fragment of musical history during 70s. Musicians from Ghana join jazz, funk, fusion, caribbean, r&b, latino and african rhythms. This legendary band from Ghana made 20 studio albums; Osibisa worked with many popular jazz musicians, Thin Lizzy, with Stevie Wonder and others. The best known albums are: Osibisa (1971), Woyaya (1971), and African Flight (1981).

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Raz, Dwa, Trzy

"Raz, Dwa, Trzy..."
It`s an unusual band, hard to categorise. Its repertoire is a mixture of rock, jazz and folk. The band has been in existence for 13 years thanks to a number of elements: an unusual line-up (clarinet, piano accordion, electric piano, acoustic and electric guitars, double bass, drums and percussion), good musicianship of the band members and the enormous charisma of the leader, vocalist and writer of most of the songs - Adam Nowak."1, 2, 3...

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Jazz

There are two bands with the name Jazz.

1. JAZZ is a band from Spokane, WA consisting of four losers trying to do something important with their lives.

Ben Smith - Drums
Alex Paul - Bass
Adam Price - Guitar, vocals
Ramsey Troxel - Guitar, Vocals

2. The former Belgian band called "The Names" lived a second incarnation as "Jazz" in the second part of the nineties. Their style remains similar although adapted to the new decade. The Names was maybe the most artistic band from the Disques del Crepuscule (the Belgian sideproject of Factory Records).

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The Sweet Vandals

Funk! Soul! Passion! We know the Soul & Funk Bands which have been put together towards their own casting. The Sweet Vandals have searched and found themselves, this genre is their passion and it rewards in the sound – a real sound! This state of 'realness' has been reached on only a few recordings in the last few years; Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators and of course The New Mastersounds. The Vandals are different from these combos.

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Jimpster

Jamie Odell aka Jimpster, Audiomontage and Tea Dancers has been producing, remixing and Djing for the last 15 years and co-running his Freerange Records label for the last 10 of those. His musical upbringing and open minded attitude to all types of music have meant his productions have found fans across the globe in the electronica/downtempo as well as house music scenes. His seminal Jimpster LP Messages From The Hub (1997) as well as his more dancefloor orientated Audiomontage 12”s really...

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Phoebe Killdeer and the Short Straws

At a young age Phoebe Killdeer wanted to write and create her own music, she was already listening to what would become her main influences: Tom Waits, Art of Noise, Yma Sumac, Nick Cave, Carmen McRae… «I have a fascination with words and lyrics, the way they are such obvious simple things and yet they come alive with complexity and full with feeling depending on the way you place them and with which tone you pronounce or accentuate them.

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