Ralph Towner

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Ralph Towner
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Ralph Towner in concert with Paolo Fresu, Treibhaus Innsbruck 2010
Background information
Birth name Ralph Towner
Born (1940-03-01) March 1, 1940 (age 79)
Chehalis, Washington, United States
Genres Jazz, classical, world, folk
Occupation(s) Guitarist, arranger, bandleader, composer
Instruments 12-string guitar, classical guitar, piano, synthesizer, percussion, trumpet
Years active 1960s–present
Labels ECM
Associated acts Oregon, Weather Report, Gary Burton, Paul Winter, Gary Peacock, Jan Garbarek, John Abercrombie, Glen Moore, Bill Bruford, Eddie Gómez, Slava Grigoryan, Wolfgang Muthspiel, Paolo Fresu, Jeremy Steig, Paul McCandless, Collin Walcott
Website www.ralphtowner.com

Pangkalahatang-ideya

Si Ralph Towner (ipinanganak noong Marso 1, 1940, Chehalis, Washington) ay isang Amerikanong multi-instrumentalist, kompositor, tagapag-ayos at tagapalabas. Naglalaro siya ng labindalawang-string na gitara, klasikal na gitara, piano, synthesizer, pagtambulin at trumpeta.


1940.3.1-
American jazz piano player, jazz guitar player.
Ipinanganak sa Chehalis, Washington.
Ipinasok ang jazz sa edad na 13 at pinag-aralan sa University of Oregon, Vienna Academy of Music, at iba pa. Pumunta sa New York noong 1969, sumali sa banda ng Jimmy Garrison at ginanap sa isang band tulad ng Gary Burton sa '74 -75 . Sa panahong ito, pinangunahan niya ang mga kasambahay ng Winter Consort sa '73 at binuo ang Oregon. Bukod pa rito, naglalaro siya ng duo kasama si John Abercrombie sa huli na '70s at maagang' 80s.