A Man Called AdamA Man Called Adam

A Man Called Adam are the British electronic band founded by Sally Rodgers, Steve Jones and Paul Daley. Although chart success eluded the band, they are regarded as pivotal in the development of the electronic music genres, acid jazz and Balearic house.

A Tribe Called QuestA Tribe Called Quest

A Tribe Called Quest was formed in 1988, though both Q-Tip (b. Jonathan Davis) and Phife (b. Malik Taylor) had grown up together in Queens. Q-Tip met DJ Ali Shaheed Muhammad while at high school and, after being named by the Jungle Brothers (who attended the same school), the trio began performing. A Tribe Called Quest's recording debut came in August 1989, when their single, Description of a Fool.


Duncan Millar is a jazz pianist based in London. His latest contemporary / smooth / chill-jazz album, Fresh Air, was released in February 2013. Previously, he released the albums Dream your Dream and Good To Go, receiving a MOBO nomination as Best UK Jazz Act.

Acid CoolAcid Cool

Acid Cool — multi-style project of Russian keyboardist and composer Arman Sidorkin. The project is known by their multiple variations of jazz, funk, soul and house music.

Afro ElementsAfro Elements

The trio of Simon T. Bramley (bass), Phil Nelson (drums) and Neil Burditt (keyboards) formed in Leicester, UK in May of 1995. Live, the band expands to at least an eight piece, with guitar, horn section, percussion and vocals. The band's influences include Herbie Hancock, George Duke, Jeff Lorber, Banda Black Rio, Earth Wind & Fire, Incognito & Masters At Work.

Al JarreauAl Jarreau

The only vocalist in history to net Grammy awards in three different categories (jazz, pop, and R&B, respectively), Al Jarreau (full name Alwyn Lopez Jarreau) was born in Milwaukee, WI, on April 12, 1940. The son of a vicar, he earned his first performing experience singing in the church choir.

Amon TobinAmon Tobin

Brazilian-born Amon Tobin first emerged between 1994-1995 with a string of 12" singles on the small London-based record label 9Bar Records. The album that followed, Adventures In Foam, paved the way for a whole generation of electronic productions and prompted his signing to the prodigious Ninja Tune in 1996. 


By mixing house and jazz together in a tall glass of dance-driven downtempo, Martin Iveson's Atjazz project mined the rare experience of listening to laid-back music in the foreground.

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