Tag Archives: Jon Hiseman

Jon Hiseman Has Passed Away

June 12, 2018

The great Jon Hiseman has died this morning, aged 73. A genuine gentleman, he was as sharp and warm as his drumming was, and taking care of people seemed to be as natural for him as taking care of business … Continue reading

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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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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 theirĀ , one that couldn’t be predicted in the early ’70s, when the band quit the scene … Continue reading

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