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  • john mclaughlin guitaristColin Harper _ ECHOES FROM THEN cover
    If acclaimed author and musician Colin Harper's 2014 biography of virtuoso guitarist McLaughlin - Bathed In Lightning: John McLaughlin, the 60s and the Emerald Beyond - didn't bring ample and extraordinary enough detail in its vividness, this companion piece takes an important step further. Echoes From Then contains a substantially revised version of the bonus content exclusive to the e-book edition of Bathed In Lightning along with many new chapters based on recent research. Highlights include: revelatory new chapters on John’s time with Big Pete Deuchar & His Professors of Ragtime (1959–60) and the Tony Meehan Combo (1963–64); a look at probably the world’s first John McLaughlin interview, from The Wandsworth Advertiser in March 1963; an investigation into John’s ‘60s recordings with Georgie Fame; the beginnings of Graham Bond’s Quartet in 1963; Arjen Gorter’s recollections of Gunter Hampel’s Time Is Now (1968); period coverage of the release of Duffy Power’s Innovations (1971); an audience with Gene Perla, the ‘Pete Best’ of the Mahavishnu Orchestra; four chapters on the adventures of the second Mahavishnu Orchestra on the road (1974–75); and four forensic appendices covering John’s British recording and broadcasting sessions 1963–69, his US recording sessions 1969–75, his known British concert appearances from 1963–68, and the second Mahavishnu Orchestra’s concert appearances 1974–75 (all newly updated and expanded). Echoes From Then also includes licensed period content from four great British music writers of the 70s: Jerry Gilbert, Hugh Fielder, Andrew Means, Charles Shaar Murray and Richard Williams. 
  • 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)
  • Mike Walker jazz guitaristMadhouse002 Mike Walker Ropes
    Artist:   Mike Walker Title:    Ropes File:     Jazz/fusion Label:  Madhouse/Market Square Cat:     Madhouse002 UPC:   5 029385 847661 Rel:      March 15th 2019
    • Fully-illustrated digifile with 6-page booklet
    • Featuring Impossible Gentlemen members Gwilym Simcock (piano), Iain Dixon (sax), Steve Rodby (double bass), Adam Nussbaum (drums)
      “Mike Walker is one of the most powerful jazz guitarists in Europe.” John Fordham, The Guardian
  • l to r John Scofield and Mike GibbsDUSKCD116 Mike Gibbs Band Symphony Hall Birmingham 1991
    Artist:   Mike Gibbs Band Title:    “Symphony Hall, Birmingham 1991” File:     Jazz Label:   Dusk Fire Form:   2CD digifile with booklet Cat:      DUSKCD116 Date:    18.05.2018 “… this is a tour bringing together one of contemporary music’s most fascinating writers and one of its most imaginative instrumentalists.” John Fordham, The Guardian "Gibbs’ music is full of intriguing inner detail that does not deflect from the ultimate destiny of his pieces." – BBC Music Magazine   TRACK LISTINGS Disc 1  
    1. Lost in Space (Scofield)
    2. Meant To Be (Scofield)
    3. Roses Are Red (Gibbs)
    4. Gill B643 (Scofield)
    5. Don't Overdo It (Gibbs)
    6. Out of the Question (Scofield)
                    Disc 2  
    1. Pretty Out (Scofield)
    2. Blueprint (Gibbs)
    3. Science and Religion (Scofield)
    4. A World Without (Gibbs)
    5. Fat Lip (Scofield)
     
  • 1983_Deya_Kev-basketMSMCD193
    Artist: Kevin Ayers/Lady June/Ollie Halsall Title:   The Happening Combo File:     Rock/Spoken Word Label: Market Square Cat:     MSMCD193 UPC:   5 065001 032592 Rel:     22/9/17
  • Design group on UK TV 19702MSMCD206 Design Children of the Mist
    Artist:   Design Title:    Children of the Mist File:     Pop/70’s Label:  Market Square Cat:     MSMCD206 UPC:   5 065001 032790 Rel:      April 5th 2019  
    • Fully-illustrated 6-panel digifile
     
    • Booklet notes by Kingsley Abbott
     
    • Guest musicians: Clem Cattini, Herbie Flowers, Alan Hawkshaw and Chris Spedding
     
    • Bonus material in three previously unreleased songs
     
    • From 1969 to 1974, Design appeared regularly on more than fifty shows in a Golden Age for British TV
  • galen ayers guitargalen-ayers-monument-cover-art-1400x1400-72dpi

    GALEN AYERS – Monument

    £9.00£20.00
    Artist:               Galen Ayers Title:                 Monument File:                  Pop/folk Release date:    July 27th 2018 Label:               Bombinate Format:             Digifile Cat No:             BR001 UPC:                7 573473 40411
  • MSMLP103 Earthrise Michael J BoltonMSMLP103 Earthrise Michael J Bolton

    MICHAEL J. BOLTON – Earthrise

    £9.00£20.00
    Artist:   Michael J. Bolton Title:    Earthrise File:     Jazz/Rock Label:  Market Square Cat:     MSMLP103 UPC:   5060683670032 Rel:      July 12th 2019  
    • 170g quality 12" vinyl pressing and CD digipack formats
    • Featuring Mike Walker (The Impossible Gentlemen, Julian Arguelles, Norma Winstone, Mike Gibbs), Marc Russo (Yellowjackets, Steve Winwood,Tower of Power, Doobie Brothers Lionel Richie), Tim Garland (Chick Corea,Jean Luc Ponty, The Underground Orchestra) Bill Bruford’s Earthworks), David Hentschel (Elton John, Genesis, Brand X, Yellowjackets, Mike Oldfield, Renaissance)
              Composed, arranged and produced by Michael J. Bolton           Mixed & mastered by David Hentschel
  • 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
  • Lianne Hall 1Lianne Hall - The Caretaker
    Artist:  Lianne Hall Title:    The Caretaker File:     Alt. Folk/Electronica Label: Market Square Cat:     MSMCD182 UPC:   5065001032424 Rel:     Feb. 24th 2017 Track Listing  
    1. Always Late to The Party
    2. The Crow's Nest
    3. Monsoon
    4. Amp on Fire
    5. Summer of 100 Pills
    6. Mess of Love
    7. The Last Song of the Caretaker
    8. No Medicine
    9. Slow Late
    10. The Ocean is Broken
    Lianne Hall is a Berlin-based singer-songwriter. While her sound may be largely country-esque and folk-inspired, her soul is built on a punk rock foundation. In the late nineties, she toured Europe extensively and released records  with Witchknot, a politicised, experimental all female punk band with a significantly DIY attitude and open-minded approach to making music. Lianne has since self released a number of solo singles and mini-albums. Lianne recorded five sessions for John Peel’s BBC radio show, including a live Christmas special at Peel Acres.
  • MSMCD191 Patrick Campbell Lyons
    Artist: Patrick Campbell Lyons Title:    You’re A Cloud, I’m A Comet File:     Pop Label:   Market Square Cat:      MSMCD191 UPC:    5065001032578 Rel:      July 14th 2017
    • Cult artist with extensive back catalogue
    • Established at retail
    • Supporting PR campaign
    • London dates end-2017
    • Also on vinyl MSMLP102
    www.youareacloudiamacomet.com https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nirvana_(British_band)
  • Howard Riley's first Trio - 1960DUSKCD114
    SPECIAL PRICE OFFER ... ONLY £5-00 (+ SHIPPING) FROM THIS SITE ... BUY ANY TWO DUSK FIRE CDS FROM THIS SITE  ... AND RECEIVE A FREE COPY OF 'DISCUSSIONS'!   Artist:   Howard Riley Trio Title:    Discussions File:     Jazz/Avant-Garde Label:  Dusk Fire Form:  CD Digipak Cat:     DUSKCD114 Barc:   5 065001 032257 Date:   04.12.2015  
    • First ever reissue of mega-rare 1968 debut
    • 1000 ltd. edition run
    • High quality digipak inc. 8-page booklet with revised notes by the artist + archive images
    • Previously-unreleased bonus tracks
      “ … a wonderfully empathic musician. Riley's history is a testament to the notion that, often, individual excellence is achieved in the context of a collective of equally empathic, articulate peers.” Duncan Heining, All About Jazz “ … a fascinating maverick on the British improv avant-garde of the 1970s. He's an enduringly valuable presence.” John Fordham, The Guardian
  • Seventh Wave O'Connor and ElliottMSMCD154 Seventh Wave
    Artist:   Seventh Wave Title:    Things To Come/Psi-Fi File:     Progressive Rock Label:  Market Square Form:  2-CD Audio Cat:     MSMCD154 Barc:   5065001032134  
    • First time reissue of both of these seminal synth/progressive releases from a pioneer in the genre in one lavish collector’s 2CD package
     
    • Collectable 3-panel digipack with 2CDs, 16-page booklet, new notes, previously unpublished period photographs.
       "Totally overwhelming, decidedly oddball, extremely exciting if played loud." Record Disc & Mirror   “…some of the most original and vital music currently being made in Britain … looks like we might be in on the ground floor of a musical revolution here.” Beat Instrumental   "Fairly far-out … a bizarre mixture of Queen and Genesis, with Rick Wakeman offering encouragement from the bar.” Melody Maker
  • 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
  • Lonesome Chris The HardchargersMSMCD202 The Hardchargers Scarecrow
    Artist:  The Hardchargers Title:    Scarecrow File:      Blues/Rock Label:   Market Square Cat:       MSMCD202 UPC:     5065001032622 Rel:      January 5th 2018  
    • Debut album from road-hardened blues trio
    • Packed with pre-war blues influences
    • Six originals, two covers (Muddy Waters and Johnny Winter)
    • Booking dates
      www.thehardchargers.co.uk