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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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GREENSLADE – Large Afternoon

February 1, 2015

Mystic 2000 / Angel Air 2014 Quarter of a century on since their demise, multi-armed hermits make a welcome return. With a two-keyboards-and-no-guitar setup, they were unique even for a prog band, operating on jazzier tangent than COLOSSEUM whence organist … Continue reading

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COLOSSEUM side with the times

November 18, 2014

It’s been more than a decade since British progressive blues giants COLOSSEUM delivered their last album, 2003’s “Tomorrow’s Blues,” and for years it seemed to be just that: their last one ever. The band lost their founder member, sax player … Continue reading

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Clem Clempson makes a solo turn

August 4, 2013

“I get up and plan to do some writing and actually end up spending most of it being distracted by other things,” that’s how  explained why he hadn’t come up with a solo album, when asked by DME ten years ago. … Continue reading

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