Tag Archives: John Tout

SHOOT – On The Frontier

March 15, 2017

EMI 1973 / Angel Air 2017 There and back again: long-forgotten borderline adventure of former Yardbird and his intrepid cohorts. “I just fancied singing my own songs and composing them on the piano”: that’s how, in ‘s words, this band … Continue reading

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RENAISSANCE: Classic Concerts To Be Released

August 9, 2016

Last year saw no less than two releases from RENAISSANCE – one  and – that were followed by the band’s recent . Soon, though no particular date was given, the archival streak is to be picked up by a DVD/3CD package “Live At The BBC” comprising concert … Continue reading

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WISHBONE ASH Guitarist Remembers RENAISSANCE Keyboardist

May 7, 2015

As we  a few days ago, on May 1st John Tout, the former keyboard player with RENAISSANCE had passed away. He stays in the memory of many, though, and that’s how , the guitarist of WISHBONE ASH, remembers John: “I am saddened to … Continue reading

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RENAISSANCE – Academy Of Music 1974

May 4, 2015

Cleopatra 2015 Turning their cards in NYC, English art rock ensemble embrace their symphonic side to get away with opulence. It was an enchanting evening in May 1974, when FAIRPORTS with Sandy Denny at the front opened for RENAISSANCE who … Continue reading

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RENAISSANCE’s John Tout, R.I.P.

May 4, 2015

On May 1st, John Tout, the symphony driver of RENAISSANCE, passed away. It was John who, having graduated from RUPERT’S PEOPLE, enhanced the classical element in the -fronted ensemble with his piano and other ivory-laden instruments that went along so well with orchestras. … Continue reading

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