Influences
Home Up Recordings by Bozwell Biography Influences

 

Bozwell's Influences, Old and New, A to Z

AC/DC, Air, Adele, Alice Cooper, the Allman Bros., Ambrosia, John Ambercrombie, America, Fiona Apple, Joan Armatrading, Louis Armstrong

J.S. Bach, Burt Bacharach, Anita Baker, the Band, Sarah Bareilles, the Bare Naked Ladies, the Beach Boys, the Beatles, the Bee Gees, Beethoven, Harry Belafonte, Ben Folds Five, Chuck Berry, Bjork, Black Keyes, Black Sabbath, Art Blakey, Blood Sweat and Tears, the Blue Nile, David Bowie, Brand X, Jeff Beck, Joe Bonamossa, Julian Bream, Lenny Breau, Bright Eyes, Michael Brook, Greg Brown, Dave Brubeck, Jeff Buckley, Jimmy Buffet, Kate Bush, David Byrne

Cake, Camel, The Cardigans, Caravan, Larry Carlton, Johnny Cash, Eva Cassidy, Tracy Chapman, Ray Charles, (early) Chicago, the Chieftains, Frederic Chopin, the Clancy Bros., Eric Clapton, the Clash, Bruce Cockburn, Joe Cocker, Leonard Cohen, Albert Collins, Sam Cooke, Chick Corea, Larry Coryell, Elvis Costello, Crack the Sky, Cream, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Crosby Stills Nash and Young, Crowded House, The Crusaders

Bobby Darin, Miles Davis, Claude Debussy, Deep Purple, Paco de Lucia, Vicente Amigo, Del Amitri, Neil Diamond, Dire Straits, Dixie Dregs, Willie Dixon, Thomas Dolby, Donovan, the Doobie Bros., the Doors, Nick Drake, Bob Dylan, the Dubliners, Antonin Dvorak 

the Eagles, Kurt Elling, Duke Ellington, Electric Light Orchestra, Joe Ely, Tommy Emmanual, Emerson Lake and Palmer, Brian Eno

the Finn Bros., the Fixx, Bela Fleck, FM, Focus, Foo Fighters, Steve Forbert, Robert Fripp, Bill Frisell

Peter Gabriel, Jan Garbarek, Marvin Gaye, (early) Genesis, Gentle Giant, George Gershwin, Kevin Gilbert, Joao Gilberto, the Gipsy Kings, The Gin Blossoms, Grand Funk Railroad, Macy Gray, Al Green, Peter Green, Edvard Grieg, the Guess Who, Arlo Guthrie

Peter Hammill, Herbie Hancock, G.F. Handel, George Harrison, Richie Havens, Colin Hay, Michael Hedges, Heart, Jimi Hendrix, Don Henley, John Hiatt, Billie Holiday, the Hollies, Gustav Holst, Horslips, Humble Pie

Iron Butterfly

Joe Jackson, Billy Joel, Elton John, Grace Jones, Howard Jones, Norah Jones, Jethro Tull, Jack Johnson, JJ Johnson

Keane, Nik Kershaw, Kings of Leon, B.B. King, Carole King, the Kinks, King Crimson, Klaatu, Mark Knopfler, Habib Koite, Leo Kottke

Ray LaMontagne, K.D. Lang, Daniel Lanois, John Lennon, Patrick Leonard, Led Zeppelin, Level 42, Gordon Lightfoot, Lyle Lovett, Nick Lowe

Bob Marley, the Dave Matthews Band, Max Webster, John Mayer, Paul McCartney, Sarah McLachlan, Murray McLaughlin, John McLaughlin and the Mahavishnu Orchestra, Pat Metheny, John Mills-Cockell, Steve Miller, Charles Mingus, Joni Mitchell, the Moody Blues, Mae Moore, Wes Montgomery, Moraito, Van Morrison, Mouth Music, Jason Mraz, Modest Mussorgsky

Graham Nash, Harry Nilsson, Gerardo Nunez

Mary Margaret O'Hara, Beth Orton, Mike Oldfield

Robert Palmer, Alan Parsons Project, Arvo Part, Paco Pena, Penguin Cafe Orchestra, Oscar Peterson, PFM, the Philosopher Kings, Phish, Astor Piazzola, Pink Floyd, the Police, Jean Luc Ponty, Porcupine Tree, Elvis Presley, the Pretenders, John Prine

Queen

Sergei Rachmaninoff, Radiohead, Gerry Rafferty, Bonnie Raitt, Stepan Rak, Shusheela Raman, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Michael Roe, Smokey Robinson, Joaquin Rodrigo, the Rolling Stones, Linda Ronstadt, Roxy Music, Todd Rundgren

Sabicas, Sade, Santana, Eric Satie, John Scofield, Seal, the Seventy Sevens, Ron Sexsmith, Horace Silver, Carley Simon, Paul Simon, Nina Simone, Frank Sinatra, Soft Machine, Soul Live, Regina Spektor, Split Enz, Bruce Springsteen, Squeeze, Steely Dan, Steppenwolf, Mike Stern, Cat Stevens, Al Stewart, Stephen Stlls, Sting, Alan Stivell, Sly Stone, Strawbs, Supertramp, Matthew Sweet

Talk Talk, the Talking Heads, James Taylor, Peter Tchaikovsky, 10cc, Ten Years After, Richard Thompson, Isao Tomita, Tonic, Tortoise, Tower of Power, Peter Townshend, Boubacar Traore, Traffic, Travis, the Turtles, McCoy Tyner

U2

Valdy, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Gino Vanelli, Antonio Vivaldi

Tom Waits, Weather Report, Jimmy Webb, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Eberhard Weber, Stuart Weber, the Weepies, Eric Whitacre, the Who, Dar Williams, John Williams (the guitarist), Steve Winwood, Wishbone Ash, Stevie Wonder

Xtc

Kazuhito Yamashita, Yes, Neil Young

Frank Zappa, Zero 7, Warren Zevon, The Zombies

 

Bozwell's "Desert Island" Favorite Recordings

Court and Spark by Joni Mitchell

Main Street People by the Four Tops

Hymns to the Silence by Van Morrison

Kinda Blue by Miles Davis

Black Rock by Djivan Gasparyan and Michael Brook

Thud by Kevin Gilbert

One Size Fits All by Frank Zappa

After the GoldRush by Neil Young

Moon Safari by Air

Ambrosia by Ambrosia

If That's What it Takes by Michael MacDonald

The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway by Genesis

Alina by Arvo Part

Beatles 64 by The Beatles

Free Hand by Gentle Giant

The Filmore Concerts by The Allman Bros. Band

Moanin' by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers

Infinite Arms by Band of Horses

Debut by Bjork

Long Gone Before Daylight by The Cardigans

Images by The Crusaders

Wired by Jeff Beck

Continuum by John Mayer

Aha Shake Heartbreak by The Kings of Leon

The Gate by Kurt Elling

Pink Moon by Nick Drake

At My Age by Nick Lowe

Young the Giant by Young the Giant

Quadrophenia by The Who

Happiness by The Weepies

Nighthawks at the Diner by Tom Waits

Innervisions by Stevie Wonder

Til the Sun Turns Black by Ray LaMontagne

The Pat Metheny Group by Pat Metheny

Morao y Oro by Moraito

Security by Peter Gabriel

Ten Easy Pieces by Jimmy Webb

Apocalypse by the Mahavishnu Orchestra

Pride by Robert Palmer

Heavy Weather by Weather Report

Retriever by Ron Sexsmith

Famous Rich and Beautiful by The Philosopher Kings

In Absentia by Porcupine Tree

Canadiana Suite by Oscar Peterson

Humans by Bruce Cockburn

Reach the Beach by The Fixx

Band of Gypsies by Jimi Hendrix

Aqualung by Jethro Tull

Blood Sweat and Tears 3 by Blood Sweat and Tears

Grace by Jeff Buckley