Ozomatli is a hip-hop group formed in 1996 in Los Angeles, known as much for their extremely vocal activist viewpoints as their wide array of musical styles. Ozomatli take their name from the Nahuatl word for the Aztec astrological symbol of the monkey, which is also a god of dance, fire, the new harvest, and music. The members of the band met through their affiliation with the Peace and Justice Center of Los Angeles, and their first performance was for picketers during a strike. They began their career in the Los Angeles and San Diego/Mexico border-area club scene.
There are 3 artists with the name David Russell known to Last.fm: (1) David Russell (born in 1953 in Glasgow) is a classical guitarist. Russell is world-renowned for his superb musicianship and inspired artistry, having earned the highest praise from audiences and critics alike. When David was just five years of age, his family moved from Glasgow to the Spanish paradise of Minorca, where he very quickly became interested in the guitar, imitating the likes of Andrés Segovia and Julian Bream.
No recording artist has more impeccable street credentials than Joe Bataan, the originator of the New York Latin Soul style that paralleled Latin bugalu and anticipated disco. His musical experience began with street corner doo-wop in the 1950s, and came to include one of the first rap records to hit the charts, 1979's "Rap-O, Clap-O". In between these milestones, he recorded classic albums like St.
Walker Broad www.walkerbroad.co.uk are a Jazz Folk band from the Portsmouth / Gosport area. They feature Sandy Walker on vocals / piano. Andy Broad on acoustic guitars Simon Tufnail on bass, and Alan Blackmore on percussion. They released their first CD "A Walk Abroad" on 21st November 2012.
New Cool Collective was born in 1994 when these eight cool musicians ignited the Amsterdam club scene and then set fire to the rest of the Dutch music scene, spreading the heat rapidly to international festivals. From the start they were hot and never cooled down, releasing albums, winning the Edison Jazz Award in 2000 (the Dutch Grammy) and touring extensively. Whether playing at the London Jazz Café, North Sea Jazz Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, or at clubs in Istanbul, Budapest...
Dinamo... es la mancomunion musical de gente muy dispar, de culturas antagónicas... pero con el mismo impulso por generar ambiente y euforia cosmopolita dentro y fuera del escenario. Federico Fossati (guitarra y voz), Ezequiel Maqui (bajo) y Valentin Tarin (bateria) edifican los cimientos del grupo en el 2002 en Alcudia, Mallorca, después de intensas carreras musicales en Argentina y Australia.
Robert Kelly "Rob" Thomas (born February 14, 1972 on a military base in Landstuhl, Germany) is an American recording artist, the lead singer of the band Matchbox Twenty and formerly of the band Tabitha's Secret. Thomas is also known for co-writing and singing on the Santana hit Smooth, on the album Supernatural, in 1999. On April 19, 2005, he released a solo album, ...Something to Be. This marked the first time that a male artist from a rock or pop group has debuted at No 1 with their first solo album since Billboard introduced the chart 50 years ago.