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Lenny Breau
LEONARD HAROLD BREAU (August 5, 1941 – August 12, 1984) was an American-born guitarist and music educator. One of the most admired guitarists of his generation in musician's circles in Canada and the United States, he was known for blending many styles of music, including jazz , country, classical, and flamenco. Inspired by country guitarists like Chet Atkins, Breau used fingerstyle techniques not often used in jazz guitar . By using a seven-string guitar and approaching the guitar like a piano, he opened up possibilities for the instrument. CONTENTS* 1 Biography * 1.1 Canadian country * 1.2 Turning to jazz * 2 Posthumous honors * 3 Technique and guitars * 4 Discography * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links BIOGRAPHYCANADIAN COUNTRYBreau was born August 5, 1941, in Auburn , Maine, but moved with his family to Moncton
Moncton
, New Brunswick
New Brunswick
in 1948
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David Ingram (musician)
DAVID INGRAM (April 24, 1948 – March 10, 2005) was a Hollywood , California based studio session musician , songwriter and arranger . As a keyboard player, Ingram was a member of the Marin County based group AnExchange , who toured Europe with The Platters and The Coasters , backed up Carlo Thomas, worked with record producer Bob Conti , and performed with the Las Vegas Enterprize in the Fredrick Apcar's production, The Sands Playmate Review. Ingram was a founding member of the first Christian rock band Love Song with Chuck Girard in the early 1970s, and performed on the Elliot Mintz television show Headshop (1971)
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Pembina Highway
ROUTE 42 is a major arterial road located in Winnipeg, Manitoba . It connects the suburbs of North Kildonan , East Kildonan , Fort Rouge , Fort Garry , and St. Norbert with the city's downtown core . In the north, it is a continuation of Manitoba Provincial Road 204 ; in the south, it is a continuation of PTH 75 , also known as the Lord Selkirk Highway. CONTENTS * 1 Route description * 2 History * 3 Major intersections * 4 References ROUTE DESCRIPTIONThe route begins at PTH 75 and Turbell Drive in the suburb of St. Norbert and, as Pembina Highway, crosses the Perimeter Highway South , and runs north-northwest through Fort Garry (passing by the University of Manitoba ). At Confusion Corner , it takes the name Donald Street until it crosses the Assiniboine River at the Midtown Bridge, and splits into one-way streets where southbound traffic continues along Donald Street and northbound traffic follows Smith Street
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Fort Garry, Winnipeg
FORT GARRY is a district of the Canadian city of Winnipeg, Manitoba , located in the southwestern part of the city south of the district of Fort Rouge and east of the former town of Tuxedo . It was named for the historical fortification in Downtown Winnipeg known as Upper Fort Garry , although the nearest (northernmost) point of the district (at Jubilee Ave. and Lilac St.) is actually 3.75 km (2.33 mi.) from the site of the fort. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Demographics/Neighbourhoods * 3 Sports * 4 References HISTORYThe Rural Municipality of Fort Garry was incorporated in 1912. Formerly, it had been part of R. M. of St. Vital . In 1972, the R. M. of Fort Garry joined with the City of Winnipeg and eleven other suburban municipalities to become a unicity . DEMOGRAPHICS/NEIGHBOURHOODSFort Garry is primarily a middle class residential area and is very ethnically diverse. There is a significant Chinese population, immediately south of the University of Manitoba
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Neil Young
NEIL PERCIVAL YOUNG, OC OM (born November 12, 1945), is a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, producer, director and screenwriter. Young began performing in a group covering Shadows instrumentals in Canada in 1960. In 1966, after a brief stint with the Rick James -fronted Mynah Birds , he moved to Los Angeles, where he formed Buffalo Springfield with Stephen Stills , Richie Furay and others. Young had released two solo albums by the time he joined Crosby, Stills clear: right; margin: 0.5em 0 0.8em 1.4em; width:30%; padding: 10px; border: 1px solid #aaa; font-size: 88%; background-color: #F9F9F9;"> "Neil bopped down Yonge Street. Very thin, very tall, with a greased-back D.A. on the sides but a crew cut on top. He had a transistor radio, white bucks, a nice sweater, black pants
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Music Hop
MUSIC HOP is a Canadian music television series which aired on CBC Television from 1963 to 1967. CONTENTS * 1 Premise * 2 Production * 3 Scheduling * 4 Reception * 5 References * 6 External links PREMISEPop and rock music was featured in this series for youth, essentially a Canadian version of American Bandstand . PRODUCTIONThe first season (1963–1964) was a Toronto production with host Alex Trebek who welcomed visiting musicians and introduced songs from the house musicians before a studio audience of dancing teenagers. He was replaced in following seasons by Dave Mickie, a disc jockey for CKEY in that time. Series musicians were Norm Amadio and the Rhythm Rockers, joined by The Girlfriends who were a female vocal trio. The producer of this season was Stan Jacobson
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Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
The CANADIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION (French : Société Radio-Canada), branded as CBC/RADIO-CANADA, is a Canadian federal Crown corporation that serves as the national public radio and television broadcaster. The English- and French-language service units of the corporation are commonly known as CBC and RADIO-CANADA respectively, and both short-form names are also commonly used in the applicable language to refer to the corporation as a whole. Although some local stations in Canada
Canada
predate CBC's founding, CBC is the oldest existing broadcasting network in Canada, first established in its present form on November 2, 1936
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National Film Board Of Canada
The NATIONAL FILM BOARD OF CANADA (or simply NATIONAL FILM BOARD or NFB) (French : OFFICE NATIONAL DU FILM DU CANADA, or ONF) is Canada's public film and digital media producer and distributor. An agency of the Government of Canada , the NFB produces and distributes documentary films, animation, web documentaries and alternative dramas. In total, the NFB has produced over 13,000 productions which have won over 5,000 awards. The NFB reports to the Parliament of Canada through the Minister of Canadian Heritage . It has English-language and French-language production branches
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Jackie Gleason
JOHN HERBERT "JACKIE" GLEASON (February 26, 1916 – June 24, 1987) was an American comedian, actor, musician and writer who developed a style and characters in his career from growing up in Brooklyn
Brooklyn
, New York. He was known for his brash visual and verbal comedy style, exemplified by his bus driver character Ralph Kramden in the television series The Honeymooners . By filming the episodes with Electronicams , Gleason was later able to release the series in syndication, which increased its popularity over the years with new audiences. He also developed The Jackie Gleason Show , which maintained high ratings from the mid-1950s until its cancellation in 1970. After originating in Hollywood, filming moved to Miami
Miami
, Florida, in 1964 after Gleason took up permanent residence there
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Joey Bishop
JOSEPH ABRAHAM GOTTLIEB (February 3, 1918 – October 17, 2007), known professionally as JOEY BISHOP, was an American entertainer who appeared on television as early as 1948 and eventually starred in his own weekly comedy series playing a talk show host, then later hosted a late night talk show. He later became a member of the " Rat Pack
Rat Pack
" with Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra
, Peter Lawford
Peter Lawford
, Sammy Davis, Jr.
Sammy Davis, Jr.
, and Dean Martin
Dean Martin
. CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Career * 3 Death * 4 Filmography * 5 Television work * 6 References * 7 External links BIOGRAPHYBishop, the youngest of five children, was born in The Bronx
The Bronx
, the son of Polish-Jewish immigrants Anna (Siegel) and Jacob Gottlieb. His father was a bicycle repairman
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Stockton, California
STOCKTON is the county seat of San Joaquin County in the Central Valley of the U.S. State of California . Stockton was founded by Captain Charles Maria Weber in 1849 after he acquired Rancho Campo de los Franceses . The city is named after Robert F. Stockton , and it was the first community in California to not have a name of Spanish or Native American origin. The city is located on the San Joaquin River in the northern San Joaquin Valley and had an estimated population of 315,592 as of 2016. Stockton is the 13th largest city in California and the 63rd largest city in the United States. It was named an All-America City in 1999, 2004, 2015 and again in 2017. Built during the California Gold Rush , Stockton's seaport serves as a gateway to the Central Valley and beyond. It provided easy access for trade and transportation to the southern gold mines
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Guitar Player
A GUITARIST (or a GUITAR PLAYER) is a person who plays the guitar . Guitarists may play a variety of guitar family instruments such as classical guitars , acoustic guitars , electric guitars , and bass guitars . Some guitarists accompany themselves on the guitar by singing or playing the harmonica. CONTENTS * 1 Techniques * 2 Art * 3 Notable guitarists * 3.1 Rock , Heavy metal and jazz * 3.2 Other genres * 4 References * 5 External links TECHNIQUESThe correctness of techniques that a guitarist acquires depends on the quality of training. Learning how to play correctly is crucial for any guitarist no matter which guitar he/she plays
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George Benson
GEORGE BENSON (born March 22, 1943) is an American musician, guitarist and singer-songwriter. He began his professional career at 21 as a jazz guitarist. Benson uses a rest-stroke picking technique similar to that of gypsy jazz players such as Django Reinhardt
Django Reinhardt
. A former child prodigy , Benson first came to prominence in the 1960s, playing soul jazz with Jack McDuff and others. He then launched a successful solo career, alternating between jazz, pop, R"> At the age of 10, he started to record. Out of the four sides he cut, two were released: "She Makes Me Mad" backed with "It Should Have Been Me", with RCA-Victor in New York, under the name "Little Georgie". Benson attended and graduated from Schenley High School
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Leonard Cohen
LEONARD NORMAN COHEN CC GOQ (September 21, 1934 – November 7, 2016) was a Canadian singer, songwriter, musician, poet, novelist, and painter. His work explored religion, politics, isolation, sexuality, and personal relationships. Cohen was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame , the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame , and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
. He was a Companion of the Order of Canada , the nation's highest civilian honor. In 2011, Cohen received one of the Prince of Asturias Awards for literature and the ninth Glenn Gould Prize . Cohen pursued a career as a poet and novelist during the 1950s and early 1960s; he did not launch a music career until 1967, at the age of 33
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CBC Radio
CBC RADIO is the English-language radio operations of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation . The CBC operates a number of radio networks serving different audiences and programming niches, all of which (regardless of language) are outlined below. CONTENTS * 1 English * 2 French * 3 CBC North * 4 Other services * 5 CBC Radio
Radio
in the news * 6 See also * 7 References * 8 Further reading * 9 External links ENGLISHCBC Radio
Radio
operates three English language
English language
networks. * CBC Radio
Radio
One - Primarily news and information, CBC Radio
Radio
One broadcasts to most communities across Canada. Until 1997, it was known as "CBC Radio". * CBC Radio
Radio
2 - Broadcasts music, arts and culture programming, including opera, classical music, jazz and theatre
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Montreal
MONTREAL (/ˌmʌntriˈɒl/ ( listen ); French: ( listen ); officially MONTRéAL) is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec
Quebec
and the second-most populous municipality in Canada
Canada
as a whole. Originally called Ville-Marie , or "City of Mary", it is named after Mount Royal , the triple-peaked hill in the heart of the city. The city is centred on the Island of Montreal , which took its name from the same source as the city, and a few much smaller peripheral islands, the largest of which is Île Bizard . It has a distinct four-season continental climate with warm to hot summers and cold, snowy winters. In 2016 the city had a population of 1,704,694. Montreal's metropolitan area had a population of 4,098,927 and a population of 1,942,044 in the urban agglomeration , with all of the municipalities on the Island of Montreal included
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