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Pete York

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Peter "Pete" York (born 15 August 1942 in Redcar, Yorkshire, England) is a British rock drummer who has been performing since the 1960s. [1]

69 relations: Apprenticeship, Band (rock and pop), Barbara Thompson (musician), Bass guitar, Bill Bruford, Billy Cobham, Blues, Brian Auger, Charly Antolini, Chris Farlowe, Colin Hodgkinson, Compact disc, Cozy Powell, Dave Mattacks, Dick Morrissey, Drum, Drummer, DVD, Eberhard Schoener, Eddie Hardin, England, Eric Clapton, Eric Clapton and the Powerhouse, Film, Fontana Records, Germany, Gerry Brown, Guitar, Hard rock, Harmonica, Helge Schneider, Herman Rarebell, Ian Paice, Jack Bruce, Jon Hiseman, Jon Lord, Louie Bellson, Maria Muldaur, Mark Brzezicki, Miller Anderson (musician), Muff Winwood, Music director, Nicko McBrain, Nottingham High School, Paul Jones (singer), Piano, Redcar, Rock music, Sibling, Simon Phillips (drummer), ..., Singing, Snare drum, Spencer Davis, Steve Ferrone, Steve Winwood, Super Jam (album), Superblues, Swinging Hollywood, Television, Tenor saxophone, The Spencer Davis Group, Tony Ashton, Trent College, Trilok Gurtu, Trombone, Trumpet, Yorkshire, Zak Starkey, Zoot Money. Expand index (19 more) »


An apprenticeship is a system of training a new generation of practitioners of a trade or profession with on-the-job training and often some accompanying study (classroom work and reading).

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Band (rock and pop)

A rock band or pop band is a small musical ensemble which performs rock music, pop music or a related genre.

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Barbara Thompson (musician)

Barbara Gracey Thompson MBE (born 27 July 1944) is an English jazz saxophonist, flautist and composer.

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Bass guitar

The bass guitar (also known as electric bass, or bass) is a stringed instrument similar in appearance and construction to an electric guitar, except with a longer neck and scale length, and four to six strings or courses.

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Bill Bruford

William Scott Bruford (born 17 May 1949) is an English retired drummer, percussionist, songwriter, producer, and record label owner who first gained prominence as the original drummer of the rock band Yes, from 1968 to 1972 and again from 1989 to 1992.

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Billy Cobham

William Emanuel "Billy" Cobham Jr. (born May 16, 1944) is a Panamanian-American jazz drummer who came to prominence in the late 1960s and early 1970s with trumpeter Miles Davis and then with the Mahavishnu Orchestra.

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Blues is a music genre and musical form originated by African Americans in the Deep South of the United States around the end of the 19th century.

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Brian Auger

Brian Albert Gordon Auger (born 18 July 1939 in Hammersmith London) is an English jazz and rock keyboardist, who has specialised in playing the Hammond organ.

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Charly Antolini

Charly Antolini (born 24 May 1937) is a Swiss jazz drummer.

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Chris Farlowe

Chris Farlowe (born John Henry Deighton, 13 October 1940) is an English rock, blues and soul singer.

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Colin Hodgkinson

Colin Hodgkinson (born 14 October 1945, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire) is a British rock, jazz and blues bassist, who has been active since the 1960s.

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Compact disc

Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony and released in 1982.

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Cozy Powell

Colin Trevor "Cozy" Powell (29 December 1947 – 5 April 1998) was an English rock drummer, who made his name with many major rock bands and artists like The Jeff Beck Group, Rainbow, Gary Moore, Robert Plant, Brian May, Whitesnake, Emerson, Lake & Powell, and Black Sabbath.

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Dave Mattacks

David James "Dave" Mattacks (born 13 March 1948, Edgware, Middlesex, England) is an English rock and folk drummer.

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Dick Morrissey

Richard Edwin Morrissey (9 May 1940 – 8 November 2000) was a British jazz musician and composer.

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The drum is a member of the percussion group of musical instruments.

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A drummer is a percussionist who creates and accompanies music using drums.

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DVD (an abbreviation of "digital video disc" or "digital versatile disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips and Sony in 1995.

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Eberhard Schoener

Eberhard Schoener (born May 13, 1938, Stuttgart) is a German musician, composer, conductor, and arranger.

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Eddie Hardin

Eddie Hardin (19 February 1949 – 22 July 2015) was an English rock pianist and singer-songwriter.

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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Eric Clapton

Eric Patrick Clapton, (born 1945), is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter.

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Eric Clapton and the Powerhouse

Eric Clapton and the Powerhouse was a British blues rock studio group formed in 1966.

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A film, also called a movie, motion picture, moving pícture, theatrical film, or photoplay, is a series of still images that, when shown on a screen, create the illusion of moving images.

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Fontana Records

Fontana Records is a record label which was started in the 1950s as a subsidiary of the Dutch Philips Records.

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Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Gerry Brown

Gerry “The Gov.” Brown is a multi Grammy Award-winning recording engineer and producer based in Los Angeles credited on over 47 Platinum and Gold Records.

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The guitar is a fretted musical instrument that usually has six strings.

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Hard rock

Hard rock is a loosely defined subgenre of rock music that began in the mid-1960s, with the garage, psychedelic and blues rock movements.

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The harmonica, also known as a French harp or mouth organ, is a free reed wind instrument used worldwide in many musical genres, notably in blues, American folk music, classical music, jazz, country, and rock and roll.

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Helge Schneider

Helge Schneider (born 30 August 1955 in Mülheim an der Ruhr) is a German comedian, jazz musician and multi-instrumentalist, author, film and theatre director, and actor.

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Herman Rarebell

Herman 'Ze German' Rarebell (born 18 November 1949 as Hermann Erbel) is a German drummer, best known for his time in the band Scorpions from 1977 to 1995, playing on 8 studio albums.

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Ian Paice

Ian Anderson Paice (born 29 June 1948) is an English musician, best known as the drummer of the English rock band Deep Purple.

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Jack Bruce

John Symon Asher "Jack" Bruce (14 May 1943 – 25 October 2014) was a Scottish musician, singer and songwriter known primarily for his contributions to the British supergroup Cream, which also included the guitarist-singer Eric Clapton and the drummer Ginger Baker.

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Jon Hiseman

Philip John "Jon" Hiseman (21 June 1944 – 12 June 2018) was an English drummer, recording engineer, record producer and music publisher.

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Jon Lord

John Douglas Lord (9 June 194116 July 2012) was an English composer, pianist, and Hammond organ player known for his pioneering work in fusing rock with classical or baroque forms, especially with Deep Purple, as well as Whitesnake, Paice Ashton Lord, The Artwoods, and The Flower Pot Men.

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Louie Bellson

Luigi Paulino Alfredo Francesco Antonio Balassoni (July 6, 1924 – February 14, 2009), known by the stage name Louie Bellson (his own preferred spelling, although he is often seen in sources as Louis Bellson), was an American jazz drummer.

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Maria Muldaur

Maria Muldaur (born September 12, 1943) is an American folk and blues singer who was part of the American folk music revival in the early 1960s.

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Mark Brzezicki

Mark Michael Brzezicki (born 21 June 1957, Slough, Berkshire, England) is a rock drummer, who is primarily known for his work with Big Country, and was a member of the groups The Cult, Ultravox, From The Jam and Procol Harum.

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Miller Anderson (musician)

Miller Anderson (born 12 April 1945, Houston, Renfrewshire, Scotland) is a UK-based blues guitarist and singer.

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Muff Winwood

Mervyn "Muff" Winwood (born 15 June 1943, Erdington, Birmingham) is an English songwriter and record producer, and the older brother of Steve Winwood.

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Music director

A music director, musical director, or director of music may be the director of an orchestra or concert band, the director of music for a film, the director of music at a radio station, the head of the music department in a school, the coordinator of the musical ensembles in a university, college, or institution (but not usually the head of the academic music department), the head bandmaster of a military band, the head organist and choirmaster of a church, or an Organist and Master of the Choristers (a title given to a Director of Music at a cathedral, particularly in England).

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Nicko McBrain

Michael Henry "Nicko" McBrain (born 5 June 1952) is an English musician, best known as the drummer of the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, which he joined in 1982.

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Nottingham High School

Nottingham High School is an independent, fee-paying day school for boys and girls in Nottingham, England, comprising the Infant and Junior School (for ages 4–11) and Senior School (for ages 11–18).

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Paul Jones (singer)

Paul Jones (born Paul Pond, 24 February 1942) is an English singer, actor, harmonica player, radio personality and television presenter.

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The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700 (the exact year is uncertain), in which the strings are struck by hammers.

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Redcar is a seaside resort and town in North Yorkshire, England.

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Rock music

Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.

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A sibling is one of two or more individuals having one or both parents in common.

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Simon Phillips (drummer)

Simon Phillips (born 6 February 1957) is an English jazz, pop and rock drummer songwriter, and producer, best known for his studio and session work with seminal English rock acts throughout the 1970s and 1980s and for being the drummer for Toto from 1992 to 2014.

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Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques.

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Snare drum

A snare drum or side drum is a percussion instrument that produces a sharp staccato sound when the head is struck with a drum stick, due to the use of a series of stiff wires held under tension against the lower skin.

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Spencer Davis

Spencer Davis (born Spencer David Nelson Davies, 17 July 1939) is a Welsh musician and multi-instrumentalist, and the founder of the 1960s beat band The Spencer Davis Group.

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Steve Ferrone

Stephen "Steve" Ferrone (born 25 April 1950) is best known for being the drummer for the rock band Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers for the last 25 years, replacing original drummer Stan Lynch in 1994.

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Steve Winwood

Stephen Lawrence Winwood (born 12 May 1948) is an English rock musician whose genres include progressive rock, blue-eyed soul, rhythm and blues, blues rock, pop rock, and jazz.

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Super Jam (album)

Super Jam is a live studio recording featuring jazz, pop and traditional standards, many of them film scores, included in the German TV series, Villa Fantastica.

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Superblues is an album by the drummer, Pete York.

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Swinging Hollywood

Swinging Hollywood is a 1994 album by drummer Pete York featuring jazz and pop standards and music from film soundtracks.

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Television (TV) is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome (black and white), or in colour, and in two or three dimensions and sound.

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Tenor saxophone

The Tenor saxophone is a medium-sized member of the saxophone family, a group of instruments invented by Adolphe Sax in the 1840s.

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The Spencer Davis Group

The Spencer Davis Group are a British beat and R&B band formed in Birmingham in 1963, by Spencer Davis with Steve Winwood and his brother, Muff Winwood.

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Tony Ashton

Edward Anthony Ashton (1 March 1946 – 28 May 2001) was an English rock pianist, keyboardist, singer, composer, producer and artist.

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Trent College

Trent College is a co-educational independent day and boarding school located in Long Eaton, Derbyshire between Nottingham and Derby.

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Trilok Gurtu

Trilok Gurtu (ترلوک گرٹو, त्रिलोक गुर्टू) (born in Mumbai, India on 30 October 1951) is an Indian percussionist and composer, whose work has blended the music of his homeland with jazz fusion, world music and other genres.

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The trombone is a musical instrument in the brass family.

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A trumpet is a brass instrument commonly used in classical and jazz ensembles.

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Yorkshire (abbreviated Yorks), formally known as the County of York, is a historic county of Northern England and the largest in the United Kingdom.

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Zak Starkey

Zak Richard Starkey (born 13 September 1965) is an English rock drummer whose music career spans more than 30 years.

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Zoot Money

George Bruno "Zoot" Money (born 17 July 1942 in Bournemouth, Hampshire) is an English vocalist, keyboardist and bandleader.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pete_York

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