Matt Bianco

Matt Bianco

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Formed by ex-members of modern jazz ensemble Blue Rondo À La Turk in 1983, Matt Bianco evolved into one of England's top jazz-pop bands. Their rendition of Georgie Fame's "Yeh Yeh" received a European music award as Best Single of 1985, while their single "Wap Bam Boogie" was the number one European club track of 1988. Matt Bianco has withstood numerous personnel changes. Initially featuring keyboard player Danny White, bassist Kito Poncioni, and vocalists Mark Reilly and Basia, the original group disbanded shortly after releasing their debut album in 1984. The group was resurrected with Reilly and keyboard player Mark Fisher, who recorded the eponymous 1986 album. Released in 2001, Rico, featured a blend of acid jazz and traditional Cuban rhythms. Partly recorded in the Havana Studios where Wim Wenders and Ry Cooder recorded Buena Vista Social Club, the album included "Cha Cha Cuba", which reached the top of the charts in Japan.
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Matt Bianco Discography

Albums

240 472-2 Matt Bianco Whose Side Are You On (Album) WEA 240 472-2 UK & Europe 1984 Sell This Version
240880-1 Matt Bianco Matt Bianco (Album) WEA, WEA 240880-1 Greece 1986 Sell This Version
89131 Matt Bianco Matt Bianco(LP, Album) WEA 89131 Argentina 1986 Sell This Version
CD 42474 Matt Bianco Indigo (Album) WEA CD 42474 Canada 1988 Sell This Version
WMC5-447 Matt Bianco Samba In Your Casa (Album) EastWest WMC5-447 Japan 1991 Sell This Version
FRCD 20112 Matt Bianco Another Time Another Place (Album) RTI Music FRCD 20112 Singapore 1993 Sell This Version
VICP-5536 Matt Bianco = マット・ビアンコ* Matt Bianco = マット・ビアンコ* - Gran Via (Album) RTI Music VICP-5536 Japan 1995 Sell This Version
VICP-60047 Matt Bianco World Go Round (Album) EMI, Sagliocco Records VICP-60047 Japan 1997 Sell This Version
VICP-61084 Matt Bianco Rico(CD, Album) Victor VICP-61084 Japan 2000 Sell This Version
VICP-61881 Matt Bianco Echoes(CD, Album) Victor VICP-61881 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
8000393002 Matt Bianco & Basia Matt Bianco & Basia - Matt's Mood (Album) Universal Records 8000393002 Canada 2004 Sell This Version
VICP-63320 Matt Bianco Wap Bam Boogie(CD, Album) Victor VICP-63320 Japan 2006 Sell This Version
0197402ERE Matt Bianco Hifi Bossanova (Album) Ear Music 0197402ERE Europe 2009 Sell This Version
none Matt Bianco Hifi Bossanova (Album) Victor none Germany 2009 Sell This Version
SZCD 6190-13 Matt Bianco Hideaway (Album) Victor SZCD 6190-13 Russia 2012 Sell This Version
240 472-1, WX 7 Matt Bianco Whose Side Are You On(LP, Album) WEA, WEA 240 472-1, WX 7 Europe Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

CS 18.080 Matt Bianco Get Out Of Your Lazy Bed (Single, Maxi) WEA, WEA CS 18.080 Brazil 1983 Sell This Version
SAM 234 Matt Bianco Big Rosie(12", Single, W/Lbl) WEA SAM 234 UK 1983 Sell This Version
YZ3 T, 249459-0 Matt Bianco Sneaking Out The Back Door (Single) WEA YZ3 T, 249459-0 Germany 1984 Sell This Version
YZ 9 Matt Bianco Whose Side Are You On... (Maxi, Single) WEA YZ 9 UK 1984 Sell This Version
YZ26, 249232-7 Matt Bianco Half A Minute (Single) WEA, WEA YZ26, 249232-7 UK 1984 Sell This Version
Promo 205 Matt Bianco, Kid Creole And The Coconuts Matt Bianco, Kid Creole And The Coconuts - Whose Side Are You On/My Male Curiosity(7", Promo) WEA, Atlantic Promo 205 Italy 1984 Sell This Version
PROMO 202 Matt Bianco / Nik Kershaw Matt Bianco / Nik Kershaw - Sneaking Out The Back Door / Wouldn't It Be Good(7", Jukebox) WEA, MCA Records PROMO 202 Italy 1984 Sell This Version
PROMO 210 Fogo (2) / Matt Bianco Fogo (2) / Matt Bianco - Copacabana Chica / Half A Minute(12", Promo) WEA PROMO 210 Italy 1984 Sell This Version
7-89483 Matt Bianco More Than I Can Bear (Remix) (Single, Maxi) WEA 7-89483 US 1984 Sell This Version