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His musical interests led him to a starring role in the critically acclaimed 2008 comedy air-drumming film Adventures of Power, in which he was re-united on-screen with his co-star Jane Lynch ( from " For Your Consideration ") and starred alongside Adrian Grenier, Chiu Chi Ling, and Shoshannah Stern.
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Jazz bassist Charles Mingus was also an influential bandleader and composer whose musical interests spanned from bebop to free jazz.
As his family disintegrated around him, Parsons developed strong musical interests, particularly after seeing Elvis Presley perform in concert on February 22, 1956, in Waycross.
After graduating from high school, the three began to take their musical interests more seriously, recruiting Joe Hahn, Dave " Phoenix " Farrell, and Mark Wakefield to perform in their band, Xero.
He gained recognition as a member of the Pat Metheny Group from 1983 until 2001, leaving the group to spend more time with his family and to pursue other musical interests.
Cornwell and Lundgren went on to ask about whether the participants had misrepresented themselves to their partner in a number of areas: their interests ( e. g. hobbies, musical tastes ); their age ; their background ; their appearance and ' mis-presentation of yourself in any other way ' ( p. 203 ).
There are also a wide variety of radio stations in the Richmond area, catering to many different interests, including news, talk radio, and sports, as well as an eclectic mix of musical interests.
Admittedly never a big fan of thrash metal music, Sid said that he had initially wanted to push his drumming to the limit by playing the most complex type of music ( of the era ), and in time he decided to pursue other musical interests.
However, he had been developing his musical interests from an early age and continued playing with the Monarchs part-time.
Meanwhile, pursuing his own musical interests, Weiland released his first solo album, 12 Bar Blues, in 1998.
Crumb has frequently drawn comics about his musical interests in blues, country, bluegrass, cajun, French Bal-musette, jazz, big band and swing music from the 1920s and 30's, and they also heavily influenced the soundtrack choices for his band mate Zwigoff's 1994 Crumb documentary.
Rollins also impressed Black Flag with his broad musical interests during an era when punk rock music and fans were increasingly factionalized ; he introduced Black Flag to Washington D. C .' s go-go, a distinctive take on funk music.
In 1735 Handel received the text for a new oratorio named Saul from its librettist Charles Jennens, a wealthy landowner with musical and literary interests.
However, his family's wealth enabled him to live a life of leisure while devoting himself to his literary and musical interests.
Delius paid little attention to the business of growing oranges, and continued to pursue his musical interests.
Born Ferdinand Rudolph von Grofé, in New York City, Grofe came by his extensive musical interests naturally.
In 2003, the band announced an indefinite hiatus in order for band members to pursue other musical interests.
The service provides national radio stations covering the majority of musical genres, as well as local radio stations covering local news, affairs and interests.
The success of M. Butterfly prompted Hwang's interests in many other different directions, including work for opera, film, and the musical theatre.
His musical interests in his formative years included hard rock like Guts-era John Cale, heavy metal pioneers Black Sabbath, and mainstream rock like Queen, Boston, ELO, Rush, and Cheap Trick.
These cater to many different interests, including news, talk radio, and sports, as well as an eclectic mix of musical interests.
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The sleeve notes conclude: " For six years Bill Haley was a musical director of Radio Station WPWA in Chester, Pennsylvania, and led his own band all through this period.
These excavations, led by archaeologist Leslie Alcock from 1966 – 70, were titled " Cadbury-Camelot ," and won much media attention, even being mentioned in the film of the musical Camelot.
Over the first decade of its existence, the incorporation of elements from various musical genres led to many permutations in its overall style.
This led to his next picture with Judy Garland and director Vincente Minnelli, a musical film version of S. N.
This led to a long-term MGM contract and a sequence of films, which included the musical The Glass Slipper ( 1955 ) and the drama Man with a Cloak ( 1956 ), with Joseph Cotten and Barbara Stanwyck.
This method led to the mixing of musical and lyrical elements of different songs and versions, as well as improvised passages, to create new material, but would lead to later accusations of plagiarism and some legal disputes over copyright.
“ One finds in the biblical text ,” writes Alfred Sendrey, “ a sudden and unexplained upsurge of large choirs and orchestras, consisting of thoroughly organized and trained musical groups, which would be virtually inconceivable without lengthy, methodical preparation .” This has led some scholars to believe that the prophet Samuel was the patriarch of a school, which taught not only prophets and holy men, but also sacred-rite musicians.
Although the Washington team endured long bouts of mediocrity ( immortalized in the 1955 Broadway musical Damn Yankees ), they had a period of prolonged success in the 1920s and 1930s, led by Hall-of-Famers Bucky Harris, Goose Goslin, Sam Rice, Heinie Manush, Joe Cronin, and above all Walter Johnson.
It reached a peak in between 1967 and 1969 with the Summer of Love and Woodstock Rock Festival, becoming an international musical movement and associated with a widespread counter-culture, before beginning a decline as changing attitudes, the loss of some key individuals and a back-to-basics movement, led surviving performers to move into new musical areas.
The combination of Orbison's powerful, impassioned voice and complex musical arrangements led many critics to refer to his music as operatic, giving him the sobriquet " the Caruso of Rock ".
An additional musical theme with an ensemble, led by a synthesized mid-range brass instrument, ends each episode.
Improvements to instrument design and metal making in the late Middle Ages and Renaissance led to an increased usefulness of the trumpet as a musical instrument.
The muqam system developed among the Uyghur in northwest China and Central Asia over approximately the last 1500 years from the Arabic maqamat modal system that has led to many musical genres among peoples of Eurasia and North Africa.
Beside more or less radical effects on musical language, they led to a redefinition of the concept of virtuosity in order to include new and extended instrumental techniques as well as a focus on aspects of sound that had been neglected or even ignored before such as pitch, timbre and dynamics.
Fearful of being called in as a witness in another sensational trial, Valentino left town, joining a traveling musical that led him to the West Coast.
A following ban on Ukrainian books led to Alexander II's secret Ems Ukaz, which prohibited publication and importation of most Ukrainian-language books, public performances and lectures, and even the printing of Ukrainian texts accompanying musical scores.
Myers next offered the song to Sonny Dae & His Knights, a novelty all-white musical group led by Italian-American Paschal Vennitti.
Although he possessed a light voice, he was admired for his lyricism, diction and phrasing — the grace and elegance so prized in his dancing seemed to be reflected in his singing, a capacity for synthesis which led Burton Lane to describe him as " The world's greatest musical performer.
A CH-46 helicopter lands on the ship's deck with a musical band, along with Playmate Jordan Tate ( Erika Eleniak ) and a group of caterers who are really a band of mercenaries led by ex-CIA operative Bill Strannix ( Tommy Lee Jones ).
Hundreds of newsboys gathered for a musical version of the tale at the Chatham Theatre in New York City in 1844, but brawling broke out which was only quelled when offenders were led off by police to The Tombs.
* Billy Mills-wisecracking leader of Billy Mills and the Orchestra, who led the show's ensemble through musical numbers in each episode.
Davies led the Kinks through a period of musical experimentation between 1966 and 1975, with notable artistic achievements and commercial success.
“ One finds in the biblical text ,” writes Alfred Sendrey, “ a sudden and unexplained upsurge of large choirs and orchestras, consisting of thoroughly organized and trained musical groups, which would be virtually inconceivable without lengthy, methodical preparation .” This has led some scholars to believe that the prophet Samuel was the patriarch of a school which taught not only prophets and holy men, but also sacred-rite musicians.