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Groundation

Groundation is a Fusion-Reggae band based in Sonoma County, California. It was established in 1998 by Harrison Stafford, Ryan Newman and Marcus Urani upon their meeting at the Jazz program at Sonoma State University. Groundation's music incorporates the lyrical struggle of Roots Reggae, the progressive musicianship of Funk/Jazz fusion, and other-worldly transcendental Dub. The 9-piece band creates an altogether new Reggae sound, featuring swirling horns, stout poly-rhythmics, and soulful harmony vocals.

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Cirque du Soleil

Cirque du Soleil (French for "Circus of the Sun") is an entertainment empire based in Montréal, Quebec, Canada and founded in Quebec in 1984 by two former street performers, Guy Laliberté and Daniel Gauthier. It was an answer to a call by Commissariat général aux célébrations 1534-1984 of the Quebec Government for the 450th anniversary celebration of the discovery of Canada by French explorer Jacques Cartier (b 1491-d 1557). Gauthier, who left the company in 2001, now owns the ski area Le Massif, on the St. Lawrence River in Quebec. Cirque du Soleil is now "guided" by Guy Laliberté.

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Adewale Ayuba

Adewale Ayuba (Mr. Johnson) is a Nigerian singer from Ikenne Remo, Ogun State. His band is popularly referred to as "Bonsue Fuji." He is known for playing an evolved form of were music or ajisari called fuji, which uses traditional percussive kettle and talking drums with an Islamic influence to call and response vocals.

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Jackson Jackson

Jackson Jackson is a band playing hip hop, Afrobeat, and psychobilly. The band is made up of Harry James Angus of The Cat Empire (vocals and trumpet) and Jan Skubiszewski (producer, phrase, & composer). The two met in 2002, and started the band in 2006.

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Sublime Frequencies

Sublime Frequencies is no artist but a record label specialized in putting out obscure "world music." From sublimefrequencies.com: SUBLIME FREQUENCIES is a collective of explorers dedicated to acquiring and exposing obscure sights and sounds from modern and traditional urban and rural frontiers via film and video, field recordings, radio and short wave transmissions, international folk and pop music, sound anomalies...

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Talvin Singh

Talvin Singh (Matharu) (born in 1970 in Leytonstone, London, England) is a classically trained tabla player, music producer and DJ. He is generally considered to be the 'father' of asian underground music and was a central figure in developing and promoting this music at the Blue Note club. His compilation album derived from Blue Note club nights, 'soundz of the asian underground' gave the wider world the first breakthrough urban asian fusion album and revealed the talents of a number of asian artists.

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