Musicians and samples of their art, including music videos.

Tim Norell - "Bahai"

Furthering Sweden's reputation as a cesspool for breeding EDM [electronic dance music] talent, we welcome Tim Norell. Norell is starting to make a name for himself opening for other Swedish greats such as Marcus Schossow and AN21 and His latest song "Bahai" has blown up on YouTube, already garnering 100,000 views within a week. "Bahai" is a very interesting symbiosis taking a driving saw bassline, talking stabs, but making them much more bouncy and playful than normal. Keep your eyes on Norell as he is only just starting to make waves within the EDM scene.


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Russell Garcia dies at 95; arranger, composer and conductor

Russell Garcia, an arranger, composer and conductor who was an influential figure in the West Coast music scene during the 1950s and '60s and whose work in Hollywood included writing the score for the 1960 science-fiction classic "The Time Machine," has died. He was 95.

Garcia, who walked away from his career in Hollywood in the mid-'60s, died of cancer Sunday at his home in Kerikeri, New Zealand, said his wife, Gina.

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Music maestro Russ Garcia dies at 95

BAND MASTER: Musical legend Russ Garcia celebrated his 95th birthday with a concert at the Turner Centre in Kerikeri earlier this year.

A man described as a musical legend - whose 70-year career in jazz and film saw him work with the likes of Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Walt Disney and Clint Eastwood - has died at his home in Kerikeri aged 95.

Russ Garcia died on Sunday morning, with his wife Gina at his side, after a short illness. He had been in good health until a few weeks ago, when illness forced him to cancel a series of concerts in the US.

According to the customs of his Bahai'i faith he was buried in a private ceremony yesterday afternoon.

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Composer Russ Garcia, 95, dies

Russ Garcia

World-famous composer and arranger Russ Garcia died peacefully at his Kerikeri home at the weekend, aged 95.

Garcia was a composer and arranger who wrote a wide variety of music for screen, stage and broadcast.

He collaborated with many musical and Hollywood stars, including Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Walt Disney, Orson Welles, Ronald Reagan, Judy Garland, Henry Mancini, and Charlie Chaplin.

He was born in Oakland, California, but had lived in New Zealand for some time.

At the height of his career in 1966, Garcia and his wife, Gina, left the United States and set sail for the Pacific, eventually coming to New Zealand and falling in love with the Far North.

Garcia continued to compose and arrange from his Kerikeri home up until his death.

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Seals and Crofts reunite!

Jim Seals and Dash Crofts reunite to tour sometime this year. Here they are practising their signature tune - "Summer Breeze".