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Galt MacDermot

Galt MacDermot
Born: Dec 19, 1928 in Montreal, Canada
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Genre: Classical, Other, Pop/Rock, Jazz
Biography: In a career packed with varying types of compositions, Galt MacDermot is still best-known for the music he wrote in the late-'60s Aquarian musical Hair. Born and raised in Montreal, MacDermot was the son of a Canadian diplomat. He studied at Bishop's University, then at the University of Cape Town in ...Read full biography
Woman Is Sweeter
Released: 1974
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McDermot gets a lot of play from those funk enthusiasts who think the more obscure and unlikely an artist, the more funky he's apt to be. It's just not the case. Sure, he banged out the soundtracks to ...Read full review
Shapes of Rhythm
Released: 1960
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MacDermot's best remembered for the faux funk he delivered via the soundtrack to Hair. This record is a sterling example of what he does, or did best. The effect is a lot like what the Ramsey Lewis Trio ...Read full review
More Galt MacDermot albums: Main Albums (18), Compilations (5)