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COLOSSEUM – Valentyne Suite

November 29, 2017

Vertigo 1969 / Dunhill 1970 / Esoteric 2017 When containers groan as they come together, intrepid English explorers create ritual recipes of immortality. It’s a rare instance of invoking greatness in transition: on the way from debut LP that outlined … Continue reading

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COLOSSEUM – Live

October 11, 2016

Bronze 1971 / Esoteric 2016 Saluting intransigence that’s not about to die, a musical document of free-thinking era sees an expanded return into the fray. Arguably the best concert record by a British band taped on British soil – unlike … Continue reading

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COLOSSEUM Classic Concert Set To Be Expanded

May 19, 2016

45 years after its recording, “Colosseum Live” by COLOSSEUM remains one of the most fantastic concert documents of rock era – if “rock” can encompass what this musicians were capable of. There was something unique about the combination of Chris Farlowe’s … Continue reading

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Dave Greenslade Reveals The Scheme Of Things

May 11, 2015

Up there with the likes of Keith Emerson and , Dave Greenslade has never strived for flash performance, yet it was the keyboard player’s grand approach that helped  realize his COLOSSEUM vision and, while Dave used to share the ivories action in his … Continue reading

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COLOSSEUM call it a day

March 3, 2015

On February 28th, COLOSSEUM, one of the greatest ensembles in the jazz-blues-prog-rock domain, played their last ever concert. It’s been a great run since their , one that couldn’t be predicted in the early ’70s, when the band quit the scene … Continue reading

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