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Oliver Wakeman

Oliver Wakeman is a keyboardist and first son of Rick Wakeman. He has worked with Clive Nolan (of Arena) and Tracy Hitchings on two progressive rock concept albums, Jabberwocky (released 1999) and Hound of the Baskervilles. Oliver has also worked with Steve Howe, his father's bandmate in Yes. (The two live relatively close to each other in south-west England). Howe worked on Oliver's solo album named The 3 Ages of Magick, while Oliver is on Howe's 2005 solo album Spectrum and helped on Howe's recording of "Australia" for the US version of the Yes collection The Ultimate Yes.

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Gavin Harrison & 05Ric

A collaboration between Gavin Harrison, an elite among the modern drumming scene and 05Ric a highly creative extended range bass player and singer. 'Drop' is the first fruit of Gavin Harrison & 05rics collaboration, and features contributions from progressive rock icons Robert Fripp (King Crimson)and Dave Stewart and session musician Gary Sanctuary. Nine carefully crafted songs combined with ground-breaking multi-layered guitars, vocal harmonies and rhythms.

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The Flower Kings

Swedish band. Formed in 1993 by veteran guitarist Roine Stolt as a touring band to support his solo album The Flower King, the band stayed together after the tour and has gone on to become one of the most prolific studio recording units in rock music of their era. In ten years it has released nearly 18 hours of music. The Flower Kings have seen frequent personnel changes. The original line-up for Stolt's solo album consisted of Stolt (vocals, electric guitar, bass, keyboards), Jamie Salazar (drums), and Hasse Fr

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Odin Dragonfly

Odin Dragonfly are an acoustic duo made up of Heather Findlay (vocals, acoustic guitars, penny whistles and percussion) and Angela Gordon (vocals, piano and flute). They formed the band in 2005 as side-project of Mostly Autumn at a time when both Angela and Heather were still members of that band. Their music relies heavily on vocal harmonies and defies easy pigeonholing, but they have cited Kate Bush, Stevie Nicks, Joni Mitchell, Tori Amos and Sandy Denny as influences.

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Lands End

We could call LANDS END the first "aquatic progressive" band. The fact that they live on the shores of the Pacific Ocean seems like it has quite inspired these musicians and we find many allusions to the sea in their albums. Starting from rather simple neo Progressive rock, they built their own style made of energetic guitar assisted by keyboards, over which added vocals. Their music is very progressive, somewhere in the middle between Pink Floyd, Genesis and Yes, and the musicians don't hesitate to adventure themselves into long instrumental jams.

Read more about Lands End on Last.fm.

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Comedy of Errors

Comedy Of Errors is a Glasgow-based progressive rock band formed in January 1984 with a first line-up of Jim Johnson (keyboards, vocals), Joe Cairney (vocals), John McPhee (drums), Mark Spalding (bass) and Mike Barnard (guitar). Their first recording is a three track demo cassette called "Ever be the Prize", which is recorded at a studio in Blanefield (Scotland) in 1985, and followed by a mini album in 1986.

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Believe

Believe is a progressive rock band from Poland. Founded in 2005 by Mirosław Gil - composer, producent and guitarist of bands Collage, Mr Gil and Ananke. Believe consists of Mirosław Gil on guitar, Tomasz Rozcki (vocals, guitar), Adam Miłosz (keyboard and hidden harmonies), Przemysław Zawadzki (bass), Vlodi Tafel (drums) and Satomi (violin). Featured also by a lyricist Robert Sieradzki band released a debut album "Hope To See Another Day" in 2006. Discography:
Hope to See Another Day (2006)
Yesterday is a Friend (2008)

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Mangrove

There are more than one artist with the name Mangrove: 1) Mangrove is a progressive rockband from The Netherlands.
Roland van der Horst (guitars, vocals) and Joost Hagemeijer (drums, vocals) start in 1995 with the project

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