Kaizers Orchestra is a Norwegian alternative rock group. Owing to their energetic live concerts and critically praised recordings, they are among the most popular and acclaimed musical acts in their homeland, and have also gained international renown; they are among the first Norwegian artists (outside the genre of black metal) to gain international recognition and popularity while singing in their native language.
Shujaat Husain Khan (born 14th August, 1960) is a noted Indian musician and sitar player belonging to the Imdadkhani gharana. He has over 60 albums to his credit besides a Grammy nomination. He has also been acclaimed for his vocals, and has performed in the band Ghazal with Kayhan Kalhor. His style known as the gayaki ang, is imitative of the subtleties of the human voice. Shujaat Husain Khan was born in Calcutta to legendary sitar player, Ustad Vilayat Khan.
Purbayan Chatterjee gave his first sensational performance at the age of 5 at the India Festival in Basel in 1982. He is accepted as the most gifted torch?bearer of the Senia?Maihar Gharana (school) of Baba Alauddin Khan and has become a powerful force in the Indian Classical Music scenario. At the very age of 3, he surprised his family and friends with his extraordinary capacity of annotating every single song that he heard at that tender age.
Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons are an American pop and rock group. The original members of the Four Seasons besides are Frankie Valli, Tom DeVito, Bob Gaudio, and Nick Massi. This group have been active since 1967.
Mixing R&B, funk, jazz and samba elements, Banda Black Rio, led by Oberdan Magalhães, were one of the first to undertake the fusion of Brazilian rhythms with international black music. Formed in 1976, the band's unique and pioneering samba-jazz-funk sound has attracted thousands of worshiping fans across generations. The band broke up in 1980, but came back together in 1999 in a new formation led by William Magalhães, Oberdan Magalhães' son. Discography:
# 1977 - Maria Fumaça
# 1978 - Gafieira Universal
Reem Kelani is a Diaspora Palestinian, born in Manchester and brought up in Kuwait. Initially influenced by the Jazz music her father used to play on his record player, a family wedding Reem attended in her maternal home in Galilee in the seventies sparked her interest in Palestinian music.
Los Pacaminos are a band you can absolutely count on for a great night out! While the name may mean little (as yet) to music lovers, at least one member of this highly respected group will be very familiar. The Tex-Mex outfit is led by one of the UK’s finest and best loved vocalists - Paul Young. Paul is not the only luminary in the seven piece band, however. Some of the best musicians in the business have teamed up to present the incendiary mix of Tex-Mex classics, Spanish songs and original material that make up the music of Los Pacaminos.
Songs from the past and songs of today, dosed with uncontrolled laughter, deep-rooted couplets and sudden impromptu shifts - this is the sum total of De Temps Antan! Since 2003, Éric Beaudry, André Brunet and Pierre-Luc Dupuis have brilliantly explored and performed a traditional repertoire of Quebec's musical past. With an explosion of fiddle, accordion, harmonica, guitar, bouzouki and a number of other instruments, they enjoy a devilishly good time staying from the ordinary and thrilling audiences with their contagious joie de vivre.