Krystol Profile: From Los Angeles, Krystol originally formed at high school as a group called Crystal Blue. On a social night out, the girls met producer Leon Sylvers at a hamburger stall and struck up a friendship. Leon helped secure Krystol a record deal with Epic in 1984 and was brought in to produce the first album. Their debut album was entitled 'Gettin'Ready' which included the dancer
Genre: Funk Soul Disco Jazz
Michael Henderson Real Name: Michael Scott Henderson Profile: Bassist, singer/songwriter, producer and arranger. Variations: Michael Henderson Henderson, M Henderson, M. Henderson, Michael Earl Henderson, Michael Scott Henderson, Mike Anderson, Mike Henderson, R. Henderson Albums Solid Buddah Records 1976 Goin' Places Buddah Records 1977 In The Night-Time Buddah Records 1978 Do
Genre: Funk Soul Disco Jazz
Hot Chocolate Profile: Hot Chocolate formed in Brixton, London, England. Members of the group around Errol Brown included Tony Connor, Larry Ferguson, Harvey Hinsley, Derek Lewis, Pat Olive and Tony Wilson. In 1969 while demoing a slight reggae version of the John Lennon song "Give Peace A Chance" with a group of friends, Errol Brown changed the lyrics of the number but he was informed that he
Genre: Funk Soul Disco Jazz
Evelyn King Real Name: Evelyn "Champagne" King Profile: Disco - soul - funk singer Born on 29 June 1960 in Bronx, New York. Raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Sister of Johnny King (2). Her father was a member of The Harptones and The Orioles. Discovered by Theodore Life. Started as a cleaning woman in Sigma Sound Studios. Her biggest hit "Shame" is considered ultimate disco classic, entered
Genre: Funk Soul Disco Jazz
Dee Dee Bridgewater Real Name:Denise Eileen Garrett Profile:Soul, disco, jazz singer Born on 27.05.1950 in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.A. She grew up in Flint, Michigan. Married trumpeter Cecil Bridgewater in 1970 and moved to New York City. In 1976 - 1980 she released some high class disco soul albums, accompanied by top session musicicans. She worked with many of the leading jazz musicians of the
Genre: Funk Soul Disco Jazz
Miami Sound Machine Profile: One of the most successful Latin American bands to crossover into the English-language market. They helped pave the way of success for many other Latin artists. Started by then, bandleader and accordion player, Emilio Estefan, Jr., as the Miami Latin Boys, in 1975, as a weekend job. The group name changed a year later to Miami Sound Machine, when Emilio invited a
Genre: Funk Soul Disco Jazz
Mark Shreeve Profile: UK solo synthesizer/keyboards/electronics musician. He was a pioneer of ambient/space-music featuring analogue synthesizers and sequencers, with a few cassettes and an LP in the early 1980s, before changing style to more lively/melodic/rhythm-based music. He also recorded a number of library releases and worked as a session musician. Later he returned to making space music
Genre: Electronic House Trance
The Mighty Clouds Of Joy Profile: The Mighty Clouds of Joy is an American traditional gospel quartet formed in 1961 and based in Los Angeles, California, USA. Starting out in a tradition-based style, eventually elements of soul, R&B, and rock were added into their musical mix. 1963 - Family Circle (320kbps) (00:32:31) 1974 - It's Time (320kbps) (00:35:37) 1975 - Kickin' (320kbps) (00:34:35)
Genre: Funk Soul Disco Jazz
Idris Muhammad Real Name:Leo Morris Profile:American drummer, Born: 13 November 1939 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA - Died: 29 July, 2014. Aliases:Leo Morris In Groups:Archie Shepp Quartet, Art Davis Quartet, Chico Freeman Quintet, David Murray Quartet, Joe Beck Trio, John Hicks Trio, Kamal & The Brothers, Keystone Trio, Manhattan Blaze, Paris Reunion Band, Roots (8), The George Coleman
Genre: Funk Soul Disco Jazz
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