ART VAN DAMME (1920-2010)

Art Van Damme (April 9, 1920 – February 15, 2010) was an American jazz accordionist. Van Damme toured Europe and was popular with … Read more

PERCY FAITH (1908-1976)

Percy Faith (Toronto, April 7, 1908 – Encino, Cal., February 9, 1976), was a Canadian bandleader, orchestrator, composer and conductor, known for his lush arrangements … Read more

HUGO STRASSER (1922-2016)

Hugo Strasser (Munich, (Schwabing) April 7, 1922 – Grasbrunn-Neukeferloh, March 17, 2016) was a German clarinetist, composer and big band … Read more

GHEORGHE ZAMFIR (1941)

Gheorghe Zamfir (born April 6, 1941) is a Romanian nai (pan flute) musician. Zamfir is known for playing an expanded version of normally 20-pipe … Read more

MAX GREGER (1926-2015)

Max Greger (Munich, April 2, 1926 – Munich, August 15, 2015) was a German big band leader, jazz musician, saxophonist … Read more

HERB ALPERT (1935)

Herb Alpert (March 31, 1935) is an American jazz musician most associated with the group variously known as Herb Alpert & the Tijuana … Read more

PAUL MAURIAT (1925-2006)

Paul Julien André Mauriat (Marseille, March 4, 1925 – Perpignan, November 3, 2006) was a French orchestra leader, conductor of “Le Grand Orchestre … Read more

JAN MULDER (1963)

Jan Mulder (Rotterdam, March 3, 1963) is a Dutch-born pianist and composer, who lives in Orlando, Florida. He performs in the United States and … Read more

AUGUSTO ALGUERÓ (1934-2011)

Augusto Algueró Dasca (Barcelona, February 23, 1934 – Torremolinos, January 16, 2011) was a Spanish arranger, composer and music director. Algueró … Read more

AMBROS SEELOS (1935-2015)

Ambros Seelos (30 January 1935 – 3 August 2015) was a German music composer, singer, arranger, conductor, whose career lasted from … Read more

ACKER BILK (1929-2014)

Bernard Stanley “Acker” Bilk, (Pensford, January 28, 1929 – Bath, November 2, 2014) was an English clarinettist in dixieland-jazz. Characteristic … Read more