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Rhythm Heritage was a 1970s American disco-funk band, best known for their 1976 U.S. #1 single "Theme from S.W.A.T." They also recorded themes for several other ABC television shows, including "Keep Your Eye On The Sparrow" from Baretta. Jump to: navigation, search The 1970s in its most obvious sense refers to the decade between 1970 and 1979. ... Jump to: navigation, search Disco is an up-tempo style of dance music (generally between 110 and 136 beats per minute) that originated in the early-1970s, a derivative of funk and soul music, popular with audiences in larger cities all over the world, and derives its name from the... Jump to: navigation, search Funk is a distinct style of music originated by African-Americans, e. ... See also: 1975 in music, other events of 1976, 1977 in music, 1970s in music and the list of years in music // Events January-February January 7 - Kenneth Moss, a former record company executive, is sentenced to 120 days in the Los Angeles County Jail and four years probation for... A 1970s American television series about the adventures of the Los Angeles Police Departments Special Weapons And Tactics (S.W.A.T.) team. ... ABC is a widely used three-letter abbreviation that may refer to: Organizations // Look up ABC and abc in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Baretta was a detective series which ran on ABC from 1975 to 1978. ...


Rhythm Heritage was formed in 1975 by producer Steve Barri and session keyboardist Michael Omartian, and included bassist Scott Edwards and drummer Ed Greene. Other musicians who played on some of their recordings included Ben Benay, Victor Feldman, Jay Graydon, James Jamerson, Ray Parker Jr., Dean Parks, and Bob Walden. Jump to: navigation, search 1975 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... In the music industry, record producer designates a person responsible for completing a master recording so that it is fit for release. ... A keyboardist is a musician who plays keyboard instruments. ... Grammy-award winning producer. ... A bassist is a musician who plays a double bass or electric bass (also referred to as bass guitar). ... A drummer is a musician who plays the drums, particularly the drum kit, marching percussion, or hand drums. ... Victor Feldman (April 7, 1934 - May 12, 1987) was a British jazz musician. ... James Jamerson (c. ... Ray Erskine Parker Jr. ...


Discography

Albums

  • 1976 - Disco-fied
  • 1977 - Last Night On Earth
  • 1978 - Sky's The Limit
  • 1979 - Disco Derby

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External links

  • A fan-maintained Rhythm Heritage website
  • VH1 biography of Michael Omartian

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rhythm: Definition, Synonyms and Much More From Answers.com (1866 words)
The study of rhythm, stress, and pitch in speech is called prosody; it is a topic in linguistics.
Syncopated rhythms are rhythms that accent parts of the beat not already stressed by counting.
A rhythm section generally consists of percussion instruments, and possibly chordal instruments (e.g., guitar, banjo) and keyboard instruments, such as piano (which, by the way, may be classified as any of these three types of instruments).
Rhythm Heritage - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (130 words)
Rhythm Heritage was a 1970s American disco-funk band, best known for their 1976 U.S. #1 single "Theme from S.W.A.T. " They also recorded themes for several other ABC television shows, including "Keep Your Eye On The Sparrow" from Baretta.
Rhythm Heritage was formed in 1975 by producer Steve Barri and session keyboardist Michael Omartian, and included bassist Scott Edwards and drummer Ed Greene.
Other musicians who played on some of their recordings included Ben Benay, Victor Feldman, Jay Graydon, James Jamerson, Ray Parker Jr.
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