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Coco Roussel

Coco Roussel
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Coco Roussel was born in Paris, France, and worked extensively with such groups as Heldon & Clearlight Symphony Orchestra, among others, before moving to the U.S.A. in 1976 and establishing residence in Washington, D.C. After a short while, Coco got connected with the Arista recording group Happy the Man, which really opened new career opportunities, among them a long and extensive musical collaboration with Kit Watkins, keyboardist of the famed Happy the Man. Coco then moved to Los Angeles in 1987, and performed with such artists as Michael Manring, David Arkenstone, Winston Steward, Jeanne Tatum and Carole Diamond.
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Various Artists — Unsettled Scores Various Artists — Unsettled Scores
(Cuneiform Rune 75/76, 1995, 2CD)
Coco Roussel — Reaching Beyond Coco Roussel — Reaching Beyond
(Linden Music LM2006, 1992, CD)
Happy the Man — 3rd - Better Late... Happy the Man — 3rd - Better Late...
(Cuneiform WMAS 55001, 1990/1979, CD)
Michael Manring — Toward the Center of the Night Michael Manring — Toward the Center of the Night
(Windham Hill WD-1083, 1989, CD)
Kit Watkins & Coco Roussel — In Time Kit Watkins & Coco Roussel — In Time
(Linden Music LM 2016, 1985/1995, CD)
Kit Watkins — Labyrinth Kit Watkins — Labyrinth
(One Way OW 35160, 1980/2000, CD)
Happy the Man — Live Happy the Man — Live
(Linden Music LM 2021, 1978/1994, CD)
Heldon — IV: Agneta Nilsson Heldon — IV: Agneta Nilsson
(Cuneiform Rune 60, 1976/1994, CD)
Heldon — V: Un Rêve Sans Conséquence Spéciale Heldon — V: Un Rêve Sans Conséquence Spéciale
(Cuneiform Rune 65, 1976/1995, CD)
Heldon — Electronique Guerilla Heldon — Electronique Guerilla
(Spalax 14239, 1974/1991, CD)

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