Bands/Musicians Higher Octave Complete Artist Roster

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List of Higher Octave artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This Higher Octave roster includes both past and present artists. Popular Higher Octave 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 Higher Octave 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 Higher Octave.

This list is made up of many different artists, including Buckethead and Jon Anderson.

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

If any musical artists are missing from this Higher Octave artists list, you can add them at the bottom of the list. (17 items)

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3rd Force is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Higher Octave Complete Artist Roster
New Age music, Smooth jazz, Jazz 3rd Force is a smooth jazz band on the EMI Higher Octave label, consisting of trio William Aura, Craig Dobbin, and Alain Eskinasi. Founded in 1994 by William Aura after a prolific solo career in ...more

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Acoustic Alchemy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Higher Octave Complete Artist Roster
New Age music, Smooth jazz, Instrumental Acoustic Alchemy is an English contemporary instrumental and smooth jazz band formed in England in the early 1980s, originally fronted by acoustic guitarists Nick Webb and Simon James. The band ...more

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Adiemus is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Higher Octave Complete Artist Roster
Adiemus New Age music Adiemus is a series of vocalise-style albums by Welsh composer Karl Jenkins. It is also the title of the opening track called "Adiemus" on the first album in the series, Songs of

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Buckethead is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Higher Octave Complete Artist Roster
Noise rock, Dark ambient, Space rock Brian Patrick Carroll, better known by his stage name Buckethead, is an American guitarist and multi-instrumentalist who has worked within many genres of music. He has released 157 studio ...more

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Carlos Villalobos is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Higher Octave Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Industrial rock Carlos Jonathan Villalobos, Jr. is an American composer, studio musician, recording engineer, and multi-instrumentalist.

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Extrakd is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Higher Octave Complete Artist Roster
Extrakd Extrakd, also called Xtrakd and Xtraked is an American producer and DJ. He was a member of projects El Stew, No Forcefield, Gonervill and worked with Bill Laswell's Material, experimental ...more

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Govi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Higher Octave Complete Artist Roster
New Age, Ambient music Govi is a new age/ambient musician. Each of Govi’s albums have reached the Top 10 on Billboard’s New Age chart.

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Himegami is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Higher Octave Complete Artist Roster
Himegami New Age, Electronic music Himekami is a Japanese New Age musical group, founded in 1980 by composer Yoshiaki Hoshi as Himekami Sensation, changing its name to Himekami in 1984. The band's name is derived from Mount ...more

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Jon & Vangelis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Higher Octave Complete Artist Roster
New Age music, Electronic music, Progressive rock Jon and Vangelis is the collaborative effort between the singer Jon Anderson and the Greek synthesizer musician Vangelis Papathanassiou. Together they released a number of successful albums ...more

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Jon Anderson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Higher Octave 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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Les Nubians is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Higher Octave Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Spoken Word Soul, Neo soul Les Nubians is an Grammy-nominated duo composed of sisters Hélène and Célia Faussart from Paris, France. In 1985 the sisters moved with their parents to Chad. Seven years ...more

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Neal Schon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Higher Octave Complete Artist Roster
Glam metal, Instrumental rock, Smooth jazz Neal George Joseph Schon is an American rock guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist best known for his work with the bands Journey and Bad English. He is Journey's last original constant member, ...more

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Opafire is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Higher Octave Complete Artist Roster
Electronic music, World music, Smooth jazz Opafire is a Jazz Fusion / World Fusion musical group, originally based in San Francisco, California, best known for their 1991 RCA Records release Opafire, which sold close to one half million ...more

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Ottmar Liebert is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Higher Octave Complete Artist Roster
New Age, New Flamenco, Jazz Ottmar Liebert is a German guitarist, songwriter, and producer best known for his Spanish-influenced easy listening music. A five-time Grammy Award nominee, Liebert has received 38 Gold and ...more

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Stephen Perkins is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Higher Octave Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Jazz fusion, Alternative rock Stephen Andrew Perkins is an American musician and songwriter. A drummer and percussionist, he currently plays with Jane's Addiction and Hellflower. Following the dissolution of Jane's ...more

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Thomas Otten is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Higher Octave Complete Artist Roster
New Age music, Crossover Thomas Otten is a French countertenor singer in the Classical Crossover style. Otten was classically trained as a child, learning piano and singing in chamber choirs. His voice did not break as ...more

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Lara & Reyes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Higher Octave Complete Artist Roster
fusion added Lara & Reyes Pop music Lara & Reyes is an instrumental group founded by Sergio Lara and Joe Reyes in 1989. It performed flamenco-influenced Latin guitar instrumental pieces. His first album Two Guitars - One ...more