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Paul McCandless

ob, eh, *1947 US, Indiana, Pennsylvania
Musician / Composer of Jazz

Woodwind player. b. March 24, 1947, Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA Paul McCandless inherited his artistic passion from his parents who were both music teachers. During a distinguished career spanning over three decades, McCandless brings a soaring lyricism to his playing and composing that has been integral to the ensemble sound of two seminal world music bands, the original Paul Winter Consort and the relentlessly innovative quartet, Oregon.

  • Oboe
  • English horn
  • Bass Clarinet
  • Soprano sax
  • Saxophone
  • Jazz
  • Folk
  • World
  • Electronic
  • Classical
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Deep Alpha 8 Hz: Pt. 1 on Deep Alpha: Brainwave Synchronization for Meditation and Healing by Steven Halpern
We Gather Together on Thanksgiving by Various Artists
Arioso (Sinfonia From Cantata #156) on The Bach Variations by Johann Sebastian Bach & Various Artists
Winter Bourne on A Winter's Solstice IV by Various Artists
Coventry Carol on The Essential Winter's Solstice by Various Artists
OG Sonic Chronic on Cannabis Dreams by Steven Halpern
Common Ground on Morning Sun: Adventures with Oboe by Paul Winter Consort & Paul McCandless
O Come, O Come Emmanuel on A Windham Hill Christmas by Various Artists
The Lord's Prayer on Prayer: A Windham Hill Collection by Various Artists
The Water Is Wide on Windham Hill America by Various Artists

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
DesertYelena Eckemoff, Paul McCandless, Arild Andersen, Peter Erskine2018Album
EvansianaPaul McCandless, John Taylor, Pierluigi Balducci, Michele Rabbia2017Album
Morning Sun (Adventures With Oboe: A Retrospective)Paul McCandless With The The Winter Consort2017Compil.
Hommage À Eberhard WeberPat Metheny, Jan Garbarek, Gary Burton, Scott Colley, Danny Gottlieb, Paul McCandless, Michael Gibbs, Helge Sunde, SWR Big Band2015Album
Little RiverSamo Šalamon Bassless Trio Feat. Paul McCandless & Roberto Dani2015Album
Scala Nobile (Live At Estival 2011)Sandro Schneebeli Feat. Paul McCandless & Bruno Amstad2012Album
Walking On The Tiger's TailNguyên Lê Quartet With Paul McCandless, Art Lande, Jamey Haddad2005Album
ShapeshifterPaul McCandless / Art Lande / Peter Barshay / Alan Hall2004Album
Perfect AlignmentSteven Halpern / Paul McCandless2002Album
Isole (Islands)Paul McCandless, Bebo Ferra, Paolino Dalla Porta Ospite Fulvio Maras2002Album
The Hidden JewelPaul McCandless, Günter Wehinger, Art Lande2002Album
Summer NightsSpencer Brewer, Paul McCandless, Fred Simon1996Album
TwilightFred Simon, Teja Bell, Paul McCandless1996Album
Torches On The LakeSpencer Brewer, Paul McCandless1996Album
The Natural SaxophonePaul McCandless1995Album
Sentimental SaxPaul McCandless1995Album
Honorable SkyPeter Kater & R. Carlos Nakai, David Darling, Paul McCandless, Mark Miller1994Album
Squanto And The First ThanksgivingPaul McCandless, Graham Greene1993Album
Santa SofiaLutte Berg Featuring Paul McCandless, Antonello Salis1993Album
PremonitionPaul McCandless1992Album
CirclesMario Piacentini, Roberto Bonati, Paul McCandless, Tony Moreno1991Album
HeresayPaul McCandless1988Album
NavigatorPaul McCandless1981Album
SkylightArt Lande, Paul McCandless, Dave Samuels1981Album
All The Mornings BringPaul McCandless1979Album
E.P.Glen Moore, Paul McCandless1979Album
Spring FlowersVasant Rai - Collin Walcott / Paul McCandless / Glen Moore / Dilip Naik1976Album
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