Harmonica players

Posted Oct 26, 2009
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  1. Shakira



    Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll (/ʃəˈkɪərə/; born February 2, 1977) is a Colombian singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, choreographer, and model. Born and raised in Barranquilla, she began performing in school, demonstrating Latin, Arabic, and rock and roll influences and belly dancing abilities. Shakira released her first studio albums, Magia and Peligro, in the early 1990s, failing to attain commercial success; however, she rose to prominence in Latin America with her major-label debut, Pies Descalzos (1996), and her fourth album, Dónde Están los Ladrones? (1998).

  2. Bono



    Paul David Hewson (born 10 May 1960), known by his stage name Bono (/ˈbɒn/), is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician, venture capitalist, businessman, and philanthropist. He is best recognized as the frontman of the Dublin-based rock band U2. Bono was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, and attended Mount Temple Comprehensive School where he met his future wife, Alison Stewart, and the future members of U2. Bono writes almost all U2 lyrics, frequently using religious, social, and political themes. During U2's early years, Bono's lyrics contributed to their rebellious and spiritual tone. As the band matured, his lyrics became inspired more by personal experiences shared with the other members.

  3. Serge Gainsbourg

    Serge Gainsbourg


    Serge Gainsbourg (born Lucien Ginsburg; 2 April 1928 – 2 March 1991) was a French singer, songwriter, pianist, film composer, poet, painter, screenwriter, writer, actor, and director. Regarded as one of the most important figures in French popular music, he was renowned for his often provocative and scandalous releases, as well as his diverse artistic output, which embodied genres ranging from jazz, mambo, world, chanson, pop and yé-yé, to rock and roll, progressive rock, reggae, electronic, disco, new wave, and funk. Gainsbourg's varied musical style and individuality make him difficult to categorize although his legacy has been firmly established and he is often regarded as one of the world's most influential popular musicians.

  4. Steve Lee

    Steve Lee


    Steve Lee (born Stefan Alois in Horgen, Switzerland, August 5, 1963 – October 5, 2010) was a Swiss musician and vocalist, best known as the vocalist of the band Gotthard.

  5. Mohit Chauhan

    Mohit Chauhan


    Mohit Chauhan (born 11 March 1966) is an Indian singer, most known for his work as a playback singer for Bollywood movies as well as the former front-man of the Indipop band Silk Route. He is a two-time recipient of the Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer as well as several other awards mentioned below.

  6. Raful Neal

    Raful Neal


    Raful Neal (June 6, 1936 – September 1, 2004) was an American, Louisiana blues singer, harmonicist and songwriter.

  7. Duster Bennett

    Duster Bennett


    Anthony "Duster" Bennett (23 September 1946 – 26 March 1976) was a British blues singer and musician. Based in London, his first album Smiling Like I'm Happy saw him playing as a one-man band, playing a bass drum with his foot and blowing a harmonica on a rack while strumming a 1952 Les Paul Goldtop guitar given to him in 1968 by Peter Green. Backed by his girlfriend Stella Sutton and the original Fleetwood Mac on three tracks, the album was well received. He remained popular on the local blues club scene until his death in a car crash in 1976.

  8. León Gieco

    León Gieco


    Raúl Alberto Antonio Gieco, better known as León Gieco (born on November 20, 1951 on a farm near Cañada Rosquín in northern Santa Fe Province, Argentina) is a folk rock performer, composer and interpreter. He is known for mixing popular folkloric genres with Argentinian rock and roll, and lyrics with social and political connotations. This has led to him being called "The Argentine Bob Dylan".

  9. Borrah Minevitch

    Borrah Minevitch


    Borrah Minevitch (sometimes spelled Minnevitch; November 5, 1902, Kyiv, Ukraine, Tsarist Russia – June 26, 1955, Paris, France), born Boruch Minewitz, was a notable harmonica player, actor, and leader of his group The Harmonica Rascals. The Harmonica Rascals, an ensemble of approximately ten pieces, recorded for Brunswick Records in 1933, and later for Decca Records where Minevitch hired Richard Hayman as an arranger for the Rascals. (Hayman later worked as an arranger for MGM and the Boston Pops Orchestra.)

  10. Tony Glover

    Tony Glover


    Tony "Little Sun" Glover (born Dave Glover, October 7, 1939, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States) is an American blues musician and music critic. He is a harmonica player and singer who was most notably associated with "Spider" John Koerner and Dave "Snaker" Ray in the early Sixties Folk Revival. Together, the three released albums under the name Koerner, Ray & Glover. He is also known as author of diverse 'harp song books', and was co-author, along with Ward Gaines and Scott Dirks, of the award-winning Little Walter biography Blues with a Feeling – The Little Walter Story.

  11. Bobbejaan Schoepen

    Bobbejaan Schoepen


    Bobbejaan Schoepen (a pseudonym of Modest Schoepen) (16 May 1925 – 17 May 2010) was a Flemish pioneer in Belgian pop music, vaudeville, and European country music. Schoepen was a versatile entertainer, entrepreneur, singer-songwriter, guitarist, comedian, actor, and professional whistler, as well as the founder and former director of the amusement park, Bobbejaanland. His musical career flourished from 1948 until the first half of the 1970s. He sold more than five million copies from his repertoire of 482 songs, which extended from Twang, cabaret, instrumental film music, chansons, country, to folk and vocal music. Born in Boom, Antwerp, Flanders, Belgium, he worked his way up from a working-class environment to become one of the 200 richest people in Belgium.

  12. Ralph McTell

    Ralph McTell


    Ralph McTell (born Ralph May, 3 December 1944) is an English singer-songwriter and acoustic guitar player who has been an influential figure on the UK folk music scene since the 1960s.

  13. Ioan Gyuri Pascu

    Ioan Gyuri Pascu


    Ioan Gyuri Pascu (also credited as Ioan Ghiurico Pascu, Gyuri Pascu and Ghyuri Pascu; born August 31, 1961) is a Romanian pop music singer, producer, actor and comedian, also known for his participation in the comedy troupe Divertis and for his activity in Romanian cinema and television. Moving between rock music, rhythm and blues, reggae and jazz, the multi-instrumentalist Pascu founded a number of bands and registered success particularly during the early 1990s, when he was the lead singer of a group known as The Blue Workers. Pascu was the manager of several alternative music acts with his label Tempo Music, and remains an outspoken critic of Romanian commercial radio.

  14. Max Geldray

    Max Geldray


    Max van Gelder (12 February 1916 – 2 October 2004), professionally known as Max Geldray, was a jazz harmonica player. Best known for providing the musical interludes for The Goon Show, he was also credited as being the first harmonica player to embrace the jazz style.

  15. Rick Epping

    Rick Epping


    Rick Epping is a California-born musician who has immersed himself in American old-time and Irish traditional music since the 1960s. He is an accomplished player of the harmonica, concertina, banjo and jaw harp.

  16. Albert Raisner

    Albert Raisner


    Albert Raisner (30 September 1922 in Apolda, Germany – 1 January 2011 in Boulogne-Billancourt, France) was a French harmonica player, founder of the award-winning Trio Raisner and a TV and radio host and producer. He was the host of the hit show Age Tendre et Tetes de Bois, which aired from 1961 to 1967 and featured world-renowned artists including The Beatles, Elvis Presley, Stevie Wonder, Isaac Hayes and French singers Johnny Hallyday and Claude Francois. He is regarded as an icon and a pioneer of French television, sometimes compared to Ed Sullivan, and was knighted by the French president in 1977.

  17. Jazz Gillum

    Jazz Gillum


    William McKinley Gillum (September 11, 1904 – March 29, 1966), known as Jazz Gillum, was an American blues harmonica player.

  18. Benny Gallagher

    Benny Gallagher


    Bernard Joseph "Benny" Gallagher (born 10 June 1945, Largs, Ayrshire) is a Scottish singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, most famous as half of the popular duo Gallagher and Lyle.

  19. Sigmund Groven

    Sigmund Groven


    Sigmund Groven (born 16 March 1946 in Heddal, Telemark) is a Norwegian classical harmonica player, today considered one of the world's leading classical harmonica players. He plays with a large number of the world's leading musicians and orchestras, and he has made about 26 recordings yet in his own name. His repertoire ranges from popular and folk music to his own compositions, from Bach to contemporary music.

  20. Rob Hoeke

    Rob Hoeke


    Rob Hoeke (9 January 1939 – 6 November 1999) was a Dutch singer, pianist, composer and songwriter most famous for his renditions in the field of Boogie-woogie releasing over 20 albums. Besides that he played and recorded in a musical variety of styles ranging from Blues, Soul, Rock and Rhythm & Blues.

  21. Visitante



    Eduardo José Cabra Martínez (born September 10, 1978 in Santurce, San Juan, Puerto Rico), better known by his stage name "Visitante Calle 13" or simply "Visitante", is a musician, multi-instrumentalist and musical composer of the Puerto Rican band Calle 13, which also includes his siblings Ileana Cabra (ILE (singer)) and René ("Residente"). They began their career making alternative reggaeton, but have moved away from the genre, taking an experimental and varied approach to music, with their lyrics being more geared to social and political concerns which combines hip-hop and urban with various Latin American musical styles.

  22. Humberto Clayber

    Humberto Clayber


    Humberto Clayber de Souza is a Brazilian composer and musician. He was considered one of the best Bossa Nova bass player in 1960s and actually is acclaimed as one of the best harmonica players of the world. He played with many famous artists along his career, such as Cesar Camargo Mariano, Airto Moreira, Hermeto Pascoal and Manfredo Fest.

  23. Horrie Dargie

    Horrie Dargie


    Horace Andrew Dargie (7 July 1917 – 30 August 1999) was an Australian musician and harmonicist.

  24. Eddie Shu

    Eddie Shu


    Eddie Shu (né Edward Shulman; 18 March 1918 New York City — 4 July 1986 St. Petersburg, Florida, though he lived in Tampa) was an American swing and jazz multi-instrumentalist with high proficiency on tenor and alto saxophone, clarinet, trumpet, harmonica, and accordion. He also was a popular comedic ventriloquist. He is more known for his tenor playing, but he maintained, performed and recorded using his other talents throughout his jazz career.

  25. Jim Conway

    Jim Conway


    Jim Conway is an Australian harmonica player and with his brother, Mic Conway, was a co-founder of the 1970s humour, theatre and rock group, The Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band.

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