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Vangelis

Vangelis - 96% match to Kitaro

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Action & Adventure Soundtracks Pop / Rock Drama New Age Dance Easy Listening Horror Instrumental
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b Evanghelos Odyssey Papathanassiou, 29 March 1943, Volos, Greece. A child prodigy, Vangelis gave his first public performance on the piano at the age of six, and later studied classical music, painting and film direction at the Academy of Fine Arts in Athens. In the early 60s he co-founded the formulaic beat outfit Forminx, who went on to become possibly Greece’s most pop Read more

Medwyn Goodall - 94% match to Kitaro

Genres: World Music New Age New Age Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts
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Suzanne Ciani - 91% match to Kitaro

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Comedy Music Videos & Concerts New Age New Age
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Yanni - 90% match to Kitaro

Genres: New Age Music Videos & Concerts Mystery / Thriller New Age Special Interest Action & Adventure Drama Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal
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Yanni Chryssomalis, 14 November 1954, Kalamata, Greece. One of modern instrumental music’s most distinctive and popular composers, Yanni moved to the USA in 1972 where he attended the University of Minnesota, pursuing a degree in psychology while also playing with prog-rock band Chameleon. However, he is now a naturalized US citizen based in Los Angeles, California, lea Read more

Jean-Michel Jarre - 86% match to Kitaro

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Jazz Dance Foreign Films
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24 August 1948, Lyon, France. This enigmatic composer and keyboard wizard became the premier exponent of European electronic music in the late 70s and early 80s. The son of film composer Maurice Jarre, from the age of five Jean-Michel was playing the piano and guitar. He studied harmony and structure at the Paris Conservatoire, before abandoning classical music and, in 1964, Read more

Secret Garden - 86% match to Kitaro

Genres: Pop / Rock New Age Vocals Instrumental Soundtracks
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A new age duo of Irish violinist Fionnuala Sherry (County Kildare, Eire) and Norwegian composer/keyboard player Rolf Lovland (b. Kristiansand, Norway), Secret Garden shot to fame in 1995 when their song, ‘Nocturne’, won the Eurovision Song Contest. Many cynics, noted, however, that it was not the strength of the song that carried it through, but its inherent simila Read more

Nicholas Gunn - 79% match to Kitaro

Genres: New Age
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Andreas Vollenweider - 76% match to Kitaro

Genres: New Age Holiday & Seasonal
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4 October 1953, Zurich, Switzerland. The son of organist Hans Vollenweider, Andreas established himself as one of the world’s most prominent new age artists in the early 80s. Although he is also proficient on guitar, piano, flute, Vollenweider is primarily known for his virtuoso performances on the harp. After recording three albums with the Poetry And Music ensemble Vo Read more

Enigma - 68% match to Kitaro

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts
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Ambient pop sculptors Enigma are the brainchild of Michael Cretu (18 May 1957, Bucharest, Romania), who enrolled in the Lyzeum No. 2, a college for gifted young musicians, as a pianist, in 1966. After completing his studies Cretu moved to the Academy Of Music in Frankfurt, where Professor Philipp Mohler began to take an interest in him. Having passed his final exams in 1978, Read more

Jon & Vangelis - 62% match to Kitaro

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
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Peter Kater - 62% match to Kitaro

Genres: New Age Electronic & Ambient Holiday & Seasonal Jazz
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Tangerine Dream - 58% match to Kitaro

Genres: Pop / Rock Electronic & Ambient Action & Adventure Horror Instrumental Comedy Sci-Fi / Fantasy Drama Foreign Films Soundtracks Television Electronic & Ambient Music Videos & Concerts Mystery / Thriller
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Like Amon Düül and Can, Tangerine Dream are German-based purveyors of imaginative electronic music. There have been numerous line-ups since the band’s formation in September 1967, although Edgar Froese (6 June 1944, Tilsit, East Prussia) has remained at the head of affairs throughout. After playing with college band the Ones, who released a single and performe Read more

Enya - 57% match to Kitaro

Genres: World Music New Age Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal
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Eithne Ní Bhraonáin, 17 May 1961, Dore, Gweedore, Co. Donegal, Eire. Enya, a classically trained pianist, was formerly a member of Clannad before embarking on a solo career that blossomed unexpectedly with her 1988 UK chart-topper, ‘Orinoco Flow’. Daughter of noted Irish Showband leader Leo Brennan (Brennan is the non-Gaelic form of Bhraonáin) Read more

Mike Oldfield

Mike Oldfield - 57% match to Kitaro

Genres: Pop / Rock New Age Drama Soundtracks World Music
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Michael Gordon Oldfield, 15 May 1953, Reading, Berkshire, England. Multi-instrumentalist Oldfield will forever be associated with a piece of symphonic-length music he wrote before his 20th birthday. Tubular Bells, released in 1973, topped the UK album chart and went on to become a worldwide bestseller. Oldfield began his career providing acoustic guitar accompaniment to folk Read more

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