The Brooklyn-based orchestral pop band THE SILENT LEAGUE originated as the solo identity of singer Justin Russo in the late nineties. While a keyboardist with Mercury Rev in support of the critically acclaimed albums "Deserter's Songs" (V2) and "All Is Dream" (V2), Russo secretly stole each available moment in a busy tour schedule to write and record his own fragile and epic LP, "The Orchestra, Sadly, Has Refused".
Joan Rodgers is a British soprano singer, performing in opera, concert, and as a recitalist. She sings regularly for all the principal opera companies, including the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, English National Opera, Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Opera North, Welsh National Opera and Scottish Opera.
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There are two bands under the name of Come:
(1) An American indie rock band.
(2) A British experimental band founded by William Bennett, who would later go on to form the very influential band Whitehouse.
(1) Come was also an American indie rock band from 1990-2001. Come was formed in Boston, Massachusetts by Thalia Zedek (vocal, guitar), Chris Brokaw (guitar, vocal), Arthur Johnson (drums), and Sean O'Brien (bass).
There is more than one artist under this name: 1. John Murphy is a British film composer from the city of Liverpool. He began composing music for films in the early 1990s, working on several successful British movies including Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998) and Snatch (2000).
Since 2000, Murphy has been based in Los Angeles. From here, he has worked with some of the industry's most respected and luminary filmmakers, including Danny Boyle, Stephen Frears, Guy Ritchie, Matthew Vaughn and Michael Mann...
John Baldwin (born January 3, 1946 in Sidcup, London), better known by his stage name John Paul Jones, is an English musician and was the bassist, keyboardist, and mandolin player for Led Zeppelin from its inception until the band's breakup following the death of John Bonham in 1980. A versatile musician, he also plays guitar, mandolin, koto, lap steel guitars, autoharp, ukulele, cello, and the three over-dubbed recorders heard on "Stairway to Heaven". He is widely respected as both a musician and a producer and is considered as one of the most influential bassists in Rock music.
Ganga Giri mixes red natural elements with fat tribal beats and dirty funky bass lines to create a unique tribal-technological deep earth dance experience. Explosive and pulsating, at times ambient and flowing, the music is a pumping percussive multi-layered experience of complex grooves and raw, deep natural sound. Ganga himself is a rhythmic didjeridu virtuoso and percussionist -- an inspired music creator whose passion brings people together in celebration of nowness in newness, a modern day corroboree for all!
Matt John is a Berlin based artist who has recorded for prestigious labels such as Perlon and Jay Haze's netlabel textone, as well as for the new Bar25 label. Getting in touch with techno sounds in the mid-nineties he followed his calling for electronic music in starting DJing all over Thuringia/Germany. He loves to communicate with the audience in catching them with his groovy minimal tech house and intelligent techno, further kicking them with new experimental inputs into other dimensions.
John Gregory was a British big band leader in the 60s and 70s. He also performed under the pseudonyms Johnny Gregory and His Orchestra, the John Gregory Orchestra and Chiquito and His Orchestra. A more detailed discussion of his ouvre as a composer and band leader can be found here: http://www.vinylvulture.co.uk/lounge/lounge_2b.php A nice interview can be found here: http://www.vinylvulture.co.uk/interviews/john_gregory.php