bandleader


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the leader of a dance band

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As amusician active in the Caribbean music scene since 1959, and a bandleader for thirty-five years and counting, Roy Cape is an eminence worthy of attention.
A National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master who was saluted as a Living Jazz Legend by the Kennedy Center, Hamilton recorded more than 60 albums as a bandleader, beginning in the 1950s, and also appeared in and scored films.
His reputation as a bandleader ranges from his direction of James Brown's fabled JBs to today's Fred Wesley Group.
It is not just as a bandleader that Hamilton has built a unique reputation in his adopted home in Birmingham since he arrived in 1949.
Now a recording and touring bandleader of many projects and sideman in many more, JJ has performed with the likes of Jean Toussaint, Dave Holland Ensemble, Scott Stroman, Celine Dion and has played venues including Wembley Stadium, The Royal Albert Hall and The Birmingham Hippodrome.
The oft-amused Eubanks joined "Tonight" in 1992 and took over as bandleader from Branford Marsalis in 1995.
Prez has led his own groups since the early 1990s, and as a bandleader he has three Grammy nominations for his innovative recordings.
Buddy was a guest on the Tin Pan Alley Show, a BBC TV programme of the time, hosted by the bandleader.
Tommy Newsom, the former backup bandleader on "The Tonight Show" whose "Mr.
Jazz great Toshiko Akiyoshi, whose six-decade career has seen her as a pianist, bandleader and composer, was one of seven acclaimed musicians and jazz contributors to be awarded the 2007 National Endowment for the Arts' Jazz Master award in New York on Friday evening.
She's defined for most audiences by the experience of her super-intense live performances and dynamism as a bandleader, and one might think that her band BIGLovely would translate into a record as most bands do--good, but not the same as the in-person experience.
In addition to being an actor and political activist, Lee, however, had also been a violinist, a jockey, a pro-boxer, restaurateur, and a bandleader.
Rendezvous Entertainment: Although Rendezvous has dabbled in electronic and world music, this label--helmed by out Grammy nominee Dave Koz--focuses primarily on the smooth jazz that brought the saxophonist fame, promoting a range of artists including Dirty Harry's son, acclaimed bassist and bandleader Kyle Eastwood.
MAYO bandleader Tony Chambers, who featured in William Trevor's classic film The Ballroom Of Romance, was an institution throughout the province of Connacht and much further afield.
A brilliant composer, bandleader, and a master of the bandoneon, Piazzolla is also arguably the greatest tango musician of all time and little less than the genre's saviour.