Steve Raybine Fun(Music)Facts Page 1

Favorite Artists/Groups:

A. Older Jazz Artists/Groups:
1. Duke Ellington
2. Miles Davis
3. Modern Jazz Quartet
4. Dave Brubeck Quartet featuring Paul Desmond
5. Glenn Miller Band; Count Basie Band; Buddy Rich Big Band
6. Gary Burton
7. Bill Evans

B. Contemporary/Smooth Jazz Artists/Groups:
1. Rick Braun
2. The Rippingtons
3. Kirk Whalum
4. Luther Vandross
5. BWB: (Braun, Whalum & Brown-"Norman")
6. Brian Culbertson: Great stage show
7. Nelson Rangell

C. Pop/Rock Music Artists/Groups:
1. The Beatles
2. The Beach Boys
3. James Taylor
4. Paul Simon and Simon and Garfunkel
5. Carol King: More as a songwriter
6. Elton John
7. Sting

D. R&B/Soul/Funk:
1. Sam and Dave: "Soul Man"
2. Sam Cooke: "You Send Me," "Twistin' the Night Away"
3. Marvin Gaye: "I Heard It Through the Grapevine
4. Luther Vandross: "Never Too Much," "Any Love," Love the One You're With"-(Stephen Stills)
5. Aretha Franklin: "RESPECT"
6. Earth, Wind, and Fire: "Let's Groove," "Superstar"

E. Classical Composers:
1. Bach
2. Beethoven
3. Tchaikovsky
4. Stravinsky

F. Favorite Pop Songs:
1. You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin': Righteous Brothers
2. I Heard It Through the Grapevine: Marvin Gaye
3. Here, There and Everywhere; And I Love Her; In My Life: The Beatles
4. Fun, Fun, Fun; I Get Around: The Beach Boys
5. America; Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard: Paul Simon

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