Tag Archives: Mark Clarke

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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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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MOUNTAIN – Go For Your Life

July 5, 2013

Scotti Brothers 1985 / Esoteric 2013 The stomping return of The Great Fatsby – slimmed-down to fit in with the times but rocking away as if the sleighride never ended. After their final bow on New Year’s Eve of 1974, … Continue reading

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