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Gaelle

Ever since Gaelle Adisson broke through in the late 1990s with her popular dance hit "King of My Castle," the lush-voiced singer has collaborated with artists as varied as Naked Music's Lisa Shaw, neo-soul hero Cee-Lo, R&B master Jagged Edge and hip-...
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Galactic

Most would assume that the story of Galactic starts in New Orleans. The real story, though, begins in Washington, D.C. where bass player Robert Mercurio and guitarist Jeff Raines grew up. Together, they played in a number of different local funk band...
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Gary Marks

In 1973, at the age of 22, singer-songwriter Gary Marks self-produced his first album, 'Gathering.' It is now considered a classic - a totally unique amalgam of folk-rock-jazz that seems to get richer and more powerful through the years.

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GB

GB is a pleasant-looking, six-foot-three Puerto Rican/African-American guy whose presence would be unremarkable on any street corner in Brooklyn or Miami. But he definitely stands out in Irvine's mix of Asian, white and Chicano kids. The big question...
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Gecko Turner

Gecko Turner is a truly unique artist from southern Spain. Born and bred in Extremadura, near Portugal, he fell in love with The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and Bob Dylan as a teenager, while also developing a deep feeling for Blues and Jazz music. ...
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Gemma Genazzano

Gemma Genazzano has been called a "Latin Soul Goddess" ... and for very good reason. Living between Barcelona and New York, she has been captivating audiences with her irresistible voice, Spanish lyrics, exotic melodies, and sensual soul rhythms. She...
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Genji Siraisi

Composer, producer, programmer and performer, Genji Siraisi is a rhythmic jack-of-all-trades. His drumming has been the foundation for jazz/funk group Groove Collective since the band's formation in the mid 90s, which in turn gave birth to the Acid J...
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George Benson

So many times in contemporary popular music – in jazz, rock, blues, folk or beyond – the man with the guitar is the fulcrum on which all other sounds and voices hinge. He's the core, the engine, the captain who leads and inspires the rest...
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Georgia Anne Muldrow

Georgia Anne Muldrow is a singer, producer, songwriter born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Her father an instrument inventor for Eddie Harris and her mother, Rickie Byars, a singer with the Pharoah Sanders Ensemble. Still in her teens she rel...
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Get Open

This hip-hop collective has been in existence since 1994 and was founded by SibaGiba (Producer/MC) when he attended SUNY Purchase College for Music. The other five members, Kiambu (MC), VonMeista (MC/Producer), Zook (MC), ...
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Gil Scott-Heron

Without doubt one of the most important voices in 20th century music, Gil Scott-Heron has been called a Vietnam-era Langston Hughes, a proto-rap pioneer, and - offensively but not inaccurately - the black Bob Dylan, someone whose unfailingly sharp an...
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Gilfema

Although their geographical roots are spread out on the map, one listen to Gilfema leaves the distinct impression that guitarist/vocalist Lionel Loueke (from Benin, West Africa), bassist Massimo Biolcati (from a Swedish and Italian lineage) and Hunga...
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Gilles Peterson

Gilles' broadcasting roots lie with the burgeoning pirate radio movement in South London during the early 1980s. Inspired by the exciting blend of music broadcast on pirate stations such as Radio Invicta, he set up his own - Civic Radio - and then su...
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Gilles Peterson and Patrick Forge

Celebrating 20 years since the first now legendary "Talkin Loud" Sunday sessions at Dingwalls watch, Gilles Peterson and Patrick Forge present a double album of the grooves that inspired the moves Camden way....
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Gin Wigmore

Gin is about the journey.

Geographically, she tracks from Auckland to Buenos Aires to Sydney. Vocally, she runs from Macy Gray to David Gray to Edith Piaf. Musically, she moves between Fiest and Broken Social Scene to Neil Young and Fiona Ap...
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Gnarls Barkley

Gnarls Barkley is the highly anticipated collaboration between visionary producer Danger Mouse (Gorillaz, Dangerdoom, The Grey Album) and R&B vocal star Cee-Lo Green (Goodie Mob, Outkast, Ludacris, Pussycat Dolls). Gnarls Barkley combines rock, dance...
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Goapele

The Oakland, California-based songstress broke onto the Bay Area music scene in 2001 with her ethereal EP, 'Closer', and the follow-up full length album, 'Even Closer'. Released on her family-owned record company, Skyblaze Recordings, the album's mix...
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Goddam Kids

DJ/producer Justin Schumacher and NYC celebrity DJ/producer Kenny Summit come together to form Goddam Kids, a new production outfit that promises to make some noise in an already crowded house music market. Both Schumacher and Summit individually, ...
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Gokh-Bi System

In 2007, GBS will be joined by other acclaimed hip-hop, dancehall reggae, and R&B hybrids from and nearby their village in Dakar as part of a new "Ancient Meets Urban" subsidiary record label of A Round World (ARW). A ROUND WORLD Music Productions, I...
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Gotan Project

Music blares from the radio that quite comfortably merges rhythms from Serbia and Colombia, the voice of Oumou Sangaré and the melodic thump of Maori reggae. But when it comes the new "world music" ie. the merging of DJ culture with music from...
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Graham Haynes

Regarded as an innovator on cornet and flugelhorn, an extraordinary composer, and an emerging force in contemporary electronic music and world music, Graham Haynes has redefined and deconstructed that genre we still call jazz. While his main instrum...
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Grand Pianoramax

Born in Geneva, Switzerland May 1976, Leo Tardin started his musical training studying classical piano and playing drums in local rock groups. In his adolescence, he studied with Patrick Muller (Erik Truffaz) who inspired him to become a professional...
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Grand Puba

Born Maxwell Dixon in New Rochelle, New York, Grand Puba is a certified Hiphop legend. A founder member of Brand Nubian, and before that Masters Of Ceremony, Puba left the former following their acclaimed 1990 set, One For All. He kicked off ...
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Gregory Porter

Raised in California, Porter’s mother was a minister, and he cites the Bakersfield Southern Gospel sound, as well as his mother’s Nat King Cole record collection, as fundamental influences on his own sound. Porter began singing in small jazz club...
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Groove Armada

This is definitely," says Tom Findlay, in considerable understatement, "the least noodly record we've ever made. It's a funk album, really. With proper songs."

Noodles out, beef in; Groove Armada 2002 are now unrecognisable from the chiefs-o...
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Groove Collective

For nearly a decade, Groove Collective has been transcending categories with one goal in mind: to move listeners' minds and feet. This crew of New York City-based Jazz-Funk-Afrocuban-Electronic stylistic adventurers have been laying down grooves that...
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Guru

Like love and spirit, trying to neatly define the nature of soul is hard. Its very essence has perplexed and plagued philosophers, poets and b-boys, and giving a concise answer to the question "what is soul?" has proven to be daunting. Perhaps, bec...
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