//the new jazz orchestra
  • New Jazz Orchestra 1960sNew Jazz Orchestra On The Radio DUSKCD115
    Artist:   Neil Ardley’s New Jazz Orchestra Title:    “On the Radio: BBC Sessions 1971” File:     Jazz Label:  Dusk Fire Form:  CD Digipak Cat:     DUSKCD115 Barc:   5 065001 032516 Date:   09.06.2017  
    • First ever release of BBC radio sessions by this iconic UK big jazz band
    • 1000 copies ltd. edition pressing
    • High quality digipack inc. 8-page booklet notes by Observer jazz critic and musician, Dave Gelly with many archive images
      TRACK LISTING  
    1. Stratusphunk (Russ, arr. Rutherford)
    2. Tanglewood ’63 (Gibbs)
    3. Half Blue (Taylor, arr. Ardley)
    4. Pendulum (Taylor)
    5. Terre de Miel (Thompson)
    6. The Immortal Ninth (Bruce)
    7. The Time Flowers (Ardley/Winter)
  • Neil Ardley (left) and Ian CarrDUSKCD101 Neil Ardley - Kaleidoscope of Rainbows
    • 24 Bit 96 k/Hz digitally-remastered by Miles Showell at Metropolis Studios, London
    • 12pp booklet with unpublished pictures and notes from Ardley's archive and Barbara Thompson
  • Neil Ardley 1970sNeil Ardley - A Symphony of Amaranths
    Artist:   Neil Ardley Title:    A Symphony of Amaranths File:     Jazz Label:  Dusk Fire Form:  CD Digipak Cat:     DUSKCD107 Barc:   5065001032189 Date:   21.1.2013
    • Re-mastered from the studio tapes
    • First time ever issued on CD
    • 12-page booklet with notes by Observer jazz critic Dave Gelly
    “…a brilliant and ambitious affair.”  Gramophone “Nothing from Britain this year will outshine the glories of Neil Ardley’s major composition.” Sunday Times “There’s not much excuse for not adding this one to any collection of British music. Ardley’s a monster talent.”  Melody Maker Track Listing
    1. A Symphony of Amaranths: Carillon; Nocturne; Entracte; Impromptu
    2. The Dong with a Luminous Nose
    3. Three Poems: After Long Silence; She Weeps Over Rahoon; Will You Walk A Little Faster?
    Bonus:
    1. National Anthem & Tango
  • New Jazz Orchestra 1960sNew Jazz Orchestra - Dejeuner sur l'Herbe
    Artist:   The New Jazz Orchestra Title:    Le Déjeuner Sur L’Herbe File:     Jazz Label:  Dusk Fire Form:  CD Digipak Cat:     DUSKCD110 Barc:   5 065001 032981 Date:   06.01.2015
    • First ever reissue since 1968
    • 1000 ltd. edition run
    • High quality digipack inc. 12-page booklet notes by Dave Gelly with archive images
       “A momentous album … a unified voice that pretty much sums up practically everything that a jazz orchestra requires.” Jazz Journal   “A masterly piece of work …” Gramophone   “… a really superb and inventive album” Melody Maker   “… a range of feeling, technique and individuality that conquers completely.” Sunday Times TRACK LISTING                
    1. Le Déjeuner sur l'Herbe
    2. Naïma  
    3. Angle  
    4. Ballad
    5. Dusk Fire
    6. Nardis  
    7. Study
    8. Rebirth