Kool & the Gang are an American jazz/R&B/soul/funk/disco group. They originally formed in Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S. in 1964. They went through several musical phases in their career, starting out with a purist jazz sound, becoming practitioners of R&B and funk, progressing to a smooth disco ensemble, and ended the successful period of their career producing pop/R&B crossovers. They have sold over 70 million albums worldwide.
Bacharach studied music at McGill University and the Mannes School of Music. In the 1950s and the early 1960s he was the pianist, arranger and bandleader for Marlene Dietrich with whom he toured. He teamed with lyricist Hal David and others to write many popular songs in the 1960s and 1970s. Bacharach's music has been sung by a number of popular singers including The Beatles,The Carpenters, Aretha Franklin, Jack Jones, Tom Jones, Dusty Springfield, Luther Vandross and The Drifters. He met Dionne Warwick, with whom he would form a famed collaboration.
Where words fail, music speaks. Imagine flying in the clouds looking at creation from God's point of view. The sun setting, dipping into a beautiful blue ocean, the sky, so blue that it hurts to merely look at it, the image of all creation crying out in adoration of its Creator. instrumental music has the power to conjure such images in the minds of its listeners. Rivertribe combines instruments from around the world to create music that takes listeners on a journey to places only conceived in the imagination. It breaks down walls to go where songs with words can't go.
David Campbell is an Australian entertainer.
His father is Jimmy Barnes who often performs with him.
He got top musical honours at the 2006 Helpmann Awards as Best Male Actor in a Musical for his performance in Sunset Boulevard. Has a platinum album The Swing Sessions.
David has enjoyed an extensive career in musical theatre, which has been recognised by a host of awards. After years on the New York stage, David returned to Australia in 1999 to take the lead of Johnny O'Keefe in the record breaking rock'n'roll musical Shout!
In 2005, David co-hosted Australia's Top 20 Countdown on VH1 as well as Sydney's number one night radio show, the Arse About Countdown on Nova 96.9 FM. He also joined a star-studded cast for a turn on the country's leading TV program Dancing With The Stars.
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Phil Mison or perhaps better known by his recording name, Cantoma, is one of the UK’s premier Chill out DJ’s. One of the leaders of this small but eclectic group of DJ’s he got his first break warming up for Darren Emmerson in 1991. His next big opportunity came a couple of years later when Jose Padilla, DJ and owner of the legendary Cafe Del Mar in Ibiza heard Phil play and invited him to go and be resident at the world’s most famous sunset bar.
Born in the small coastal town of Angourie, Australia, Ry grew up with a surfboard under one arm and his Dad’s record collection under the other. He quickly developed a love for many different styles of music from Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder to The Beatles and The Police. His voracious appetite for music grew while his wide and varied tastes began to mold the sound and style that is uniquely Ry Cuming.
The West Australian Symphony Orchestra (WASO), often known as the "Orchestra of the West", is the premier professional orchestra of the state of Western Australia.
Kavisha Mazzella is a musician and singer unafraid to cross musical boundaries and create community experiences in her shows.Together with fellow musicians Irini Vela and Peter Vadiveloo,she makes passionate, life-affirming music which is an energetic fusion of Italian folk traditions with Country, Celtic, Gypsy and folk and her own original music .
Kavisha has been a guest vocal tutor at Victorian College Of The Arts and Musical Director of Melbourne's vivacious Italian Women's choir " La Voce Della Luna" for the last 13 years.
Michael Steven Bublé (born 9 September 1975 in Burnaby, British Columbia) is a Canadian singer and actor. He has won several awards, including a Grammy and multiple Juno Awards. His first album reached the top ten in Lebanon, United Kingdom and his home country of Canada. He found worldwide commercial success with his 2005 album It's Time, and his 2007 album Call Me Irresponsible was an even bigger success, reaching number one on the Canadian Albums Chart, the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, the Australian ARIA Albums Chart and the European charts.