Tag Archives: Allan Holdsworth

SOFT WORKS’ Archival Performance To Be Issued

December 6, 2020

It’s going to be a poignant release because three quarters of this ensemble – Elton Dean, Hugh Hopper and Allan Holdsworth – passed away, and only John Marshall is still with us. “This ensemble” was SOFT WORKS – SOFT MACHINE … Continue reading

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NUCLEUS & Ian Carr – Torrid Zone: The Vertigo Recordings 1970-1975

August 8, 2019

Esoteric 2019 Music as a continuous process: classic oeuvre of British jazz institution boxed up for unconcealed delight in unified strands of imagination. It was a quiet revolution on Ian Carr’s part, when the trumpeter embarked on a trip of … Continue reading

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Paul Williams Passed Away

March 1, 2019

One of the finest British singers, Paul Williams, has died today at the age of 78, a man whose voice graced such diverse collectives as JUICY LUCY, TEMPEST and Allan Holdsworth’s I.O.U. – although, of course, they were all connected … Continue reading

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ALLAN HOLDSWORTH – Eidolon

April 7, 2017

Manifesto 2017 Ghost of grumpy genius gets behind his own enigma to haunt the timeless memories. “How Deep Is The Ocean”: this Irving Berlin classic may pose a question that holds a key to Allan Holdsworth’s career, and it’s no … Continue reading

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UK To Issue Definitive Box Set

February 10, 2016

UK were one of the most underrated bands that arrived at the tail end of prog rock halcyon days. Taking a strange position between jazz-rock and pop, it was a combination of  and Eddie Jobson’s talents, initially fortified by the … Continue reading

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