SHADOWFAX

Jazz Related Improv/Composition / Fusion • United States
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One of new age electronic music's earliest and best-known proponents, Shadowfax were formed in Chicago in 1972 by saxophonist Chuck Greenberg, guitarist G.E. Stinson, and bassist Phil Maggini. Originally a blues band, the trio soon began exploring chamber jazz and folk; even medieval music began creeping into the mix, appropriately enough for a group named in honor of a horse from J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings series. Adding drummer Stuart Nevitt in 1974, Shadowfax issued their debut LP, Watercourse Way, two years later; failing to make an immediate impact, the quartet did attract a cult following that continued to grow following its subsequent signing to the Windham Hill label. Their commercial breakthrough arrived with the release of 1982's eponymously titled effort, which reached the upper rungs of the Billboard jazz charts; for the follow-up, 1983's Shadowdance, Shadowfax's ranks swelled with the additions of violinist Jamii Szmadzinski and pianist/synth player read more...
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The Best Of Shadowfax - What Goes AroundThe Best Of Shadowfax - What Goes Around
Sony Legacy 1991
$39.99
$2.36 (used)
The Dreams of ChildrenThe Dreams of Children
Windham Hill Records
$19.99
$1.67 (used)
ShadowdanceShadowdance
Sony Legacy 1983
$33.98
$1.66 (used)
ShadowfaxShadowfax
Sony Legacy 1984
$39.99
$1.79 (used)
EsperantoEsperanto
Warner Bros. 1992
$49.99
$3.48 (used)
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SHADOWFAX Watercourse Way album cover 3.50 | 2 ratings
Watercourse Way
Fusion 1976
SHADOWFAX Shadowfax album cover 2.50 | 1 ratings
Shadowfax
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1982
SHADOWFAX Shadowdance album cover 2.50 | 2 ratings
Shadowdance
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1983
SHADOWFAX The Dreams Of Children album cover 2.00 | 1 ratings
The Dreams Of Children
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1984
SHADOWFAX Too Far To Whisper album cover 2.00 | 1 ratings
Too Far To Whisper
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1986
SHADOWFAX Folksongs For A Nuclear Village album cover 2.50 | 1 ratings
Folksongs For A Nuclear Village
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1988
SHADOWFAX The Odd Get Even album cover 2.50 | 1 ratings
The Odd Get Even
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1990
SHADOWFAX Esperanto album cover 2.00 | 1 ratings
Esperanto
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1992
SHADOWFAX Magic Theater album cover 2.00 | 1 ratings
Magic Theater
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1994

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SHADOWFAX We Used To Laugh • The Firewalker album cover 2.00 | 1 ratings
We Used To Laugh • The Firewalker
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1988

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SHADOWFAX Live album cover 2.00 | 1 ratings
Live
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1995

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SHADOWFAX What Goes Around: The Best of Shadowfax (aka A Windham Hill Retrospective) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
What Goes Around: The Best of Shadowfax (aka A Windham Hill Retrospective)
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1991

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