Saxophonist, composer, producer and educator Greg Osby has made an indelible mark on contemporary jazz as a leader of his own ensembles and as a guest artist with other acclaimed jazz groups of the past 20 years. Notable for his insightful and innovative approach to composition and performance of original jazz music, Osby is a shining beacon among the current generation of jazz musicians. He has earned numerous awards and critical acclaim for his recorded works and passionate live performances.
Cocoa Tea (Calvin Scott) born in Rocky Point, Clarendon was one of many vocalists who emerged from the dancehall 'explosion' of the early 80's in Jamaica. His honeyed voice brought him a healthy following with a marvellous vitality and purity of vocal tone.
He has recorded with most of the top producers on the island at one time or another and his body of work includes; 'Lost Me Sonia', 'Rocking Dolly', 'Good Life', 'Heathen' and countless others worth checking out.
His album THE ABSOLUTE due for release 2012.
Mozez is perhaps best known as the singer for the British down tempo group Zero 7.
His first major break came in 1996 as part of the duo Spirits, which brought hits that included ‘Don’t Bring Me Down’ and ‘Spirit Inside’.
He was recruited by Zero 7 and worked on their first two albums, ‘Simple Things’ and ‘When It Falls’. His debut solo album ‘So Still’ came out in October 2005, a soulful album that became an international success working with Madonna producer Guy Sigsworth, and collaborations with Nightmares On Wax and Henry Binns of Zero 7.
1. Matt Gray , USA, Instrumental music written and performed by matt gray. Acoustic and electric instrumentals in blues, jazz, folk, rock, and others. The cd puzzle was released in the fall of 2006. 2. Matt Gray was a music programmer in the 80s for home computers mostly on the Commodore 64 . One of his most famous tracks was the soundtrack to Last ninja 2 released in 1988. 3. Matt Gray, lead singer and front-man of Prince Polo. Has a solo project titled Matt Gray and the Gray Matts.
The Quatermass Xperiment are a three piece band, fusing elements of Dance, Drum 'n' Bass, Noise-rock and Experimental music, in a highly improvisational way. The band formed Originally In February 2008, consisting of Mark Roberts (Keys, found sounds, Samples, Noise) and Adam Pollard (Percussion, Samples, Keys), before being Joined By Dave Wilbraham (Drums), who completed the line-up in August 2008.
Combining never ending songs and a loud, relentless sound with low-end heaviness, wild psychedelic trips and doomrockin' riffs, Toner Low are one of a kind to roam the green fields of Leiden, Holland. In the first four years since their formation in 1998 these doomstoners released a couple of promos, played gigs in Holland and Belgium (2000) with among others Karma to Burn (USA), Isis, Candybar Planet and Lawn and parted with two bandmembers.
Thomas Brinkmann (born 1959) is a highly regarded German producer of experimental minimal techno music. Although experimenting with records since the early eighties, he gained wide reputation with his re-workings of material by fellow artists Mike Ink and Richie Hawtin released in the second half of the 90s. These productions were made by playing physically modified vinyl records on highly customized turntables with an additional tone arm.
So Solid Crew are a UK garage and grime act whose hits include "Oh No" and "21 Seconds", the latter of which reached number one in the official UK Singles Chart in August 2001. Another hit, "They Don't Know", reached number three in November 2001 and "Haterz" got to number eight in January 2002. "Ride Wid Us" was less successful (UK number 19 in April 2002). They have also released a single, "Broken Silence" which spoke out about government prejudice which they had faced.