Tag Archives: Elton Dean

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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THE KEITH TIPPETT GROUP – Dedicated To You, But You Weren’t Listening

May 11, 2013

Vertigo 1971 / Esoteric 2013 The full-form crystallization of British jazz-rock, where hyphen is a bridge and fusion an undesirable mirage. If there’s a fault line on both this ensemble’s and second album but, while “You Are Here… I Am … Continue reading

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THE KEITH TIPPETT GROUP – You Are Here… I Am There

April 6, 2013

Vertigo 1970 / Esoteric 2013 An impressive rejuvenation of British jazz with contemporary state of mind. When this youngster arrived in London, the capital’s swinging days were over, yet it was only a matter of time before Keith Tippett shook … Continue reading

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