Bands/Musicians Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster

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List of Windham Hill Records artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This Windham Hill Records roster includes both past and present artists. Popular Windham Hill Records bands and artists are all listed here with information such as what genre the bands fall under and what albums they're known for. If you're looking for any of these Windham Hill Records band's full discographies then click on their name and you can find them here on Ranker. The artists and bands on this list might be pop, rap, rock, electronic or any other genre, but what they all have in common is that they were signed by Windham Hill Records.

List artists range from Jon Anderson to Janis Ian.

This page can help answer questions like, "Who are the best Windham Hill Records bands?" and "Which artists are signed by Windham Hill Records?"

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Darol Anger is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
New Age music, Folk music, Progressive bluegrass Darol Anger is an American violinist, born in 1953.

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David Cullen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
World music, Jazz David Thomas Cullen is an American Grammy Award winning guitarist, as well as a performer, composer and arranger of various styles of guitar music including classical, jazz and World Music.

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Dots Will Echo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
Dots Will Echo Dots Will Echo is an indie rock group from Ridgewood, New Jersey. The band consists of vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Nick Berry, and drummer Kurt Biroc.

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Douglas Spotted Eagle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
Douglas Spotted Eagle, is a Grammy-winning musician, noted for his live and recorded performances on the traditional Native American flute, sometimes accompanied by either traditional Navajo ...more

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French, Frith, Kaiser and Thom... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Experimental rock, Folk rock French Frith Kaiser Thompson was an experimental rock quartet comprising John French, Fred Frith, Henry Kaiser and Richard Thompson. The band was formed in 1987 to create an album, Live, Love, ...more

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George Winston is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
New Age music, Instrumental George Winston is an American pianist who was born in Michigan, and grew up mainly in Miles City, Montana, as well as Mississippi and Florida. He attended Stetson University in DeLand, Florida, ...more

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Henry Butler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
New Orleans blues, Jazz Henry Butler is an American jazz pianist.

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Iain Matthews is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
Rockabilly, Folk music, Folk rock Iain Matthews is an English musician and songwriter. He was a singer with Fairport Convention, before forming his own band Matthews Southern Comfort, which had a UK number one in 1970 with a ...more

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Jane Siberry is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Pop music, Folk music Jane Siberry is a Canadian singer-songwriter, known for such hits as "Mimi on the Beach", "I Muse Aloud", "One More Colour" and "Calling All Angels". She ...more

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Janis Ian is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
Adult contemporary music, Folk music Janis Ian is a singer-songwriter who was mostly active in the 1960s and 1970s; her most successful song "At Seventeen", was released as a single from her 1975 album Between the Lines ...more

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Jim Brickman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
Adult contemporary music, New Age music Jim Brickman is an American songwriter and pianist of pop and adult contemporary music, as well as a radio show host. Being named the most charted male adult contemporary artist to date, ...more

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John Beasley is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Latin American music, Classical music John Beasley is an American composer, pianist, producer, and arranger who has recorded and performed with musicians such as Miles Davis, Steely Dan, Chaka Khan, James Brown, Spice Girls, Dianne ...more

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John Doan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
New Age music, Folk music, Classical music John Doan is one of the best-known harp guitarists in the world. In addition, he is a performer, Emmy-nominated composer, historian, instrument collector, and university professor.

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John Gorka is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
Folk music John Gorka is a contemporary American folk musician. In 1991, Rolling Stone magazine called him "the preeminent male singer-songwriter of what has been dubbed the New Folk Movement."

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Jon Anderson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
Skiffle, New Age, New Age music John Roy "Jon" Anderson is an English singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist musician best known as the former lead vocalist in the progressive rock band Yes. He is also an ...more

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Kenji Itō is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
Kenji Ito, also known by the nickname Itoken, is a Japanese video game composer and musician. He is best known for his work on the Mana and SaGa series, though he has worked on over 30 video ...more

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Larry Stewart is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
Adult contemporary music, Country Larry Stewart is an American country music singer, best known for his role as lead singer of the country pop band Restless Heart. In 1993, Stewart left the band in pursuit of a solo career, ...more

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Liz Story is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
New Age music, Jazz Liz Story is an American multiple Grammy Award nominee pianist and composer. She was born in San Diego, California. Story began her musical training as a young child, mastering Mozart's Piano ...more

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Mark Isham is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
Electronic music, Jazz, Film score Mark Ware Isham is an American trumpeter, synthesist, and film composer. He works in a variety of genres, including jazz, electronic, and film. He is responsible for contributing the scores of ...more

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Michael Franks is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
Smooth jazz Michael Franks is a jazz singer and songwriter from the United States. He has recorded with a variety of well-known artists, such as Patti Austin, Brenda Russell, Art Garfunkel, and David ...more

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Michael Hedges is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
Fingerstyle guitar, New Age music, World music Michael Alden Hedges was an American composer, acoustic guitarist and singer-songwriter.

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Michael Manring is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
World music, Jazz Michael Manring is an American bass guitarist from the San Francisco Bay Area,.

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Mike Marshall is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
Classical music, Progressive bluegrass, Jazz Mike Marshall born Michael James Marshall, July 17, 1957 in New Castle, Pennsylvania is an American mandolin player and multi-instrumentalist who grew up in central Florida and now lives in ...more

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Montreux is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
New Age music, Jazz, Bluegrass Montreux was the name of an American fusion band, specializing in the blend of jazz and bluegrass, with jam elements. The band was active from approximately 1982 until 1990 and recorded on ...more

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Nightnoise is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
Nightnoise Folk music of Ireland, Classical music, Jazz Nightnoise was a music ensemble active from 1984 to 1997. Their original blend of Irish traditional music, Celtic music, jazz, and classical chamber music inspired a generation of Irish ...more

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Randall Atcheson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
Classical music Randall Atcheson is an American concert pianist.

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Ray Lynch is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
Adult album alternative, New Age, Classical music Raymond "Ray" Lynch is a classically trained guitarist and lutenist. He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah to a musical and artistic family. His mother was a classical pianist and ...more

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Robbie Basho is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
Robbie Basho was an American composer, guitarist and pianist, and a proponent of the acoustic steel string guitar in America.

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Roy Nathanson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz Roy Nathanson has had a varied career as a saxophonist, composer, bandleader, actor and teacher. He became the leader and principal composer of the Jazz Passengers, a six piece group that he ...more

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Shadowfax is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
New Age, New Age music, Electronic music Shadowfax was a new age/electronic musical group formed in Chicago in the early 1970s and best known for their albums Shadowfax and Folksongs for a Nuclear Village. In 1989 they won the Grammy ...more

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Spyro Gyra is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
Smooth jazz, Jazz fusion, Jazz Spyro Gyra is an American jazz fusion band that was originally formed in the mid-1970s in Buffalo, New York, United States. Their music, often featured on smooth jazz radio stations, combines ...more

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The Rippingtons is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
Smooth jazz, Jazz fusion, Jazz The Rippingtons is a contemporary jazz group mainly relating to the genres smooth jazz, jazz pop, and crossover jazz. Formed in 1986 by guitarist and band leader Russ Freeman, their career has ...more

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Tom Grant is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
Smooth jazz Tom Grant is an American contemporary jazz/jazz fusion pianist and vocalist.

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Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill is an Irish traditional singer, pianist, and composer, considered one of the most influential female vocalists in the history of Irish music. She is famed for ...more

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William Ackerman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
Fingerstyle guitar, New Age music, Chamber jazz William Ackerman is an American guitarist and composer of acoustic-based instrumental music. He founded and ran for many years the influential New Age record label Windham Hill Records.

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Yanni is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
New Age music, Contemporary classical music, Instrumental Yiannis Chryssomallis, known professionally as Yanni, is a Greek-American composer, keyboardist, pianist, and music producer who has spent his adult life in the United States. Yanni continues to ...more

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Øystein Sevåg is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
New Age music, Folk music, World music Øystein Sevåg is a Norwegian classical and world music composer and musician.

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Scott Cossu is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Windham Hill Records Complete Artist Roster
sherry-finzer added Scott Cossu Scott Cossu is a New Age pianist. He released a large number of albums on Windham Hill between 1980 and 1992, some to considerable sales success: 1987's She Describes Infinity reached #24 on the ...more