JOE LOSS (1909-1990)

Joshua Alexander “Joe” Loss LVO OBE (22 June 1909 – 6 June 1990) was a British dance band leader and musician who founded his own eponymous orchestra. The Joe Loss … Read more


Recordings by Jean-Michel de France you can hear at Instrumentals Forever: 13 jours en France A comme amour Adagio (Albinoni) … Read more


Recordings by Ikarus Showorchester you can hear at Instrumentals Forever: Adelita Aloha Oe Arrivederci Blaues Meer die Sonne und Du … Read more


Francis Goya (born François Edouard Weyer; 16 May 1946) is a Belgian classical guitar player and producer. He has recorded fifty … Read more


Michael Gordon Oldfield (born 15 May 1953) is a British musician, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter best known for his debut studio album Tubular Bells (1973), … Read more


ADYA is a musical crossover project by the Belgian producer Adriaan Van Landschoot, born april 21, 1948. With its own … Read more

JAMES LAST (1929-2015)

James Last, born Hans Last (Bremen, April 17, 1929 – West Palm Beach, June 9, 2015), also known as Hansi, was a German composer and big band leader … Read more

BILLY VAUGHN (1919-1991)

Richard Smith Vaughn (April 12, 1919 – September 26, 1991), known as Billy Vaughn, was an American singer, multi-instrumentalist, orchestra leader, and A&R man … Read more

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 (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