Born Liege 1822, died Paris 1890. Belgian composer. Pianist.1835 went to Paris to study harmony. In 1858 he became organist of the church of sainte clotilde. He was ignored by the public. In 1877 he wrote 3 of his best compositions, including the symphony in d. His work also played a large part in restoring french taste for pure music, thereby opening the way for Debussy, Ravel etc...
In 1965 Auger formed the group Steampacket along with Long John Baldry, Julie Driscoll and Rod Stewart. With Driscoll and the band Trinity he went on to produce several hit singles, notably a cover of Bob Dylan's This Wheel's on Fire. In1965 Auger formed the group The Steampacket, along with Long John Baldry, Julie Driscoll, Vic Briggs and Rod Stewart. With Driscoll and the band, Trinity, he went on to record several hit singles, notably a cover version of David Ackles' "Road to Cairo" and Bob Dylan's "This Wheel's on Fire", which was featured on Dylan Covered.
Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625), English composer and organist of the late Tudor and early Jacobean periods, a leading composer in the England of his day. Born in Oxford, between 1596 and 1598 he sang in the choir of King's College, Cambridge, then he entered the university in 1598 and achieved the degree of Bachelor of Music in 1606. James I appointed him a Gentleman of the Chapel Royal, where he served as an organist from at least 1615 until his death. In 1625 he became senior organist at the Chapel Royal, with Thomas Tomkins as junior organist.
James (Larry) Carter (born January 3, 1969) is an American jazz musician.
Carter was born in Detroit, Michigan and learned to play there before moving to New York City. He has been prominent as a performer and recording artist on the jazz scene since the mid-1990s, playing saxophones, flute, and bass clarinet. As a young man, he attended Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp and was a member of the group Bird-Trane-Sco-Now.
Masaaki Suzuki is an organist, harpsichordist and conductor, and the founder and musical director of the Bach Collegium Japan. He was born in Kobe to parents who were both Christian and amateur musicians. He studied composition and organ at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, and was later taught harpsichord and organ by Ton Koopman and Piet Kee at the Sweelink Conservatory in Holland. In 1993 he began teaching at Kobe University, and founded the Bach Collegium in 1990. The group began giving concerts regularly in 1992, and made its first recordings three years later.
Chad Price for over the past 10 years has been playing with Jon Snodgrass in Drag the River, a band they both started when Chad wasn’t on tour with his other band at the time, ALL. Although Drag the River has suffered a few hiccups through the years, both Chad and Jon are fully committed to keeping the band alive and kicking. Drag the River continue to play shows and record new albums even though both Chad and Jon have been putting focus on their solo recordings and shows. Suburban Home Records will release Chad Price's debut solo album, 'Smile Sweet Face' on October 20th 2009.
Griselda Sanderson is a folk musician and lecturer at Dartington College of Arts, Devon, UK. Gris is a multi-instrumentalist, specialising in the fiddle, organ, calabash and nyckelharpa, the last which features strongly in her album Harpaphonics, released 26 Jan 2009. www.grissanderson.com/nyckelharpa.html
Georg Philipp Telemann (14th March 1681–25th June 1767) was a German Baroque composer, born in Magdeburg. Self-taught in music, he studied law at the University of Leipzig. The most prolific composer of his era, he was a contemporary of Johann Sebastian Bach and a life-long friend of Georg Friedrich Händel. While in the present day Bach is generally thought of as the greater composer, Telemann was more widely renowned for his musical abilities during his lifetime.
Yellow Creatures are a four piece from Newcastle Upon-Tyne with lashings of lean guitars, beastly bass, screeching organ and dastardly drums… They write compact and epic tales of cryogenically frozen men awaking in distant futures, dark black stormy seas and the troubleshooting section of the NES games console manual! Taking influence from rhythm and blues, psychedelic prog rock, alt pop and new wave they work to spread a musical world that’s as bright as butter and as thick and rich as a freshly...