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Lalo Schifrin

Lalo Schifrin (born Boris Claudio Schifrin on June 21, 1932) is an Argentine pianist and composer, most famous for composing the "burning-fuse" theme tune from the Mission:Impossible television series. Lalo Schifrin was born in Buenos Aires of Jewish heritage. His father, Luis Schifrin, led the second violin section of the orchestra at the Colón Theater for three decades. At the age of six Schifrin began a six-year course of study on piano with Enrique Barenboim, the father of the pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim.

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Trouble Funk

Trouble Funk was an influential and successful Go-go band from Washington DC whose peak began in the late 1970's and ran through the late 1980's. They helped to popularize the Washington, D.C. dance floor friendly funk subgenre go-go, which incorporated heavy african drum rhythms, and celebratory stage concepts from forerunners like George Clinton's Parliament-Funkadelic and local rival Chuck Brown.

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Xavier

At least, three artists are known as Xavier: 1) A Melodic Hard Rock band from USA. -Members:
Jason Webster - vocals, guitars
Tim Xavier Sears - lead guitars, backing vocals
Darren Todd - bass, backing vocals
Abe Guthrie - keyboards, synth bass, backing vocals
Jason McConnell - drums, percussion, backing vocals -Discography:
"Xavier" 1987
"Full Circle" 2000
1) A popular early-80s band. 2) A artist.

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Pro Vita

Pro Vita are an exciting new band from the Sunshine Coast offering their own unique twists on Funk/Rock/Pop/indie music to please the ears of young listeners. From fast paced, bass driven dance beats to mellow acoustic pop, 'Pro Vita' are sure to get you singing along and having fun.

Pro Vita on Last.fm.

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Trickski

About Trickski
TRICKSKI:
Thursday night, half past 2 in the morning at the Weekend Club, Berlin’s current number one “Hot Spot”. A wild mixture of Chicago and Detroit tunes, almost forgotten dance anthems and upfront house stuff gets the crowd cookin’. Suddenly, Jack Migger jumps on stage and his Hip House Live Action puts the night on a whole new level. Unexpected things happen: hands in the air, groupies screaming and men shaking their rumps wildly! Sweat is running everywhere, even over the laptops of the boys of “Goldener Westen“ who are responsible for the crazy visuals.

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Ultramagnetic MC's

Members Kool Keith, Ced Gee, TR Love and Moe Love released their debut album Critical Beatdown, produced by Paul C., in 1988 and inspired the world of hip hop with their original sound of unorthodox sampling, polysyllabic rhymes, and bizarre lyrical imagery. Kool Keith went on to work with many other groups and solo projects including The Cenobites, Dr Octagon, Masters Of Illusion and Dr. Dooom Their work has been often sampled, most notably in The Prodigy song "Smack My Bitch Up"

Read more about Ultramagnetic MC's on Last.fm.

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Cee-Lo Green

Cee-Lo Green (born Thomas Callaway)started off as one of the members of the Southern Rap Group "Goodie Mob". After putting out three albums with this group, he branched off on his own and started his solo career under the Arista Label. His debut album, "Cee-Lo Green and His Perfect Imperfections" was released in 2002 and contained the hit track "Closet Freak" among other interesting tracks which garnered attention. This album was unlike anything out there during the beginning of the Neo-Soul movement and received acclaim for its musical creativity, but it did not manage to go mainstream.

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