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Neil Ardley & the New Jazz Orchestra: On The Radio: BBC Sessions 1971

Read "On The Radio: BBC Sessions 1971" reviewed by Duncan Heining


Neil Ardley was a truly remarkable individual. As well as his work in jazz as a composer/band-leader/arranger, Neil was a scientific author with 101 books to his name, which sold over 10 million copies. I spoke to him once but, sadly, Ardley had died by the time I commenced work on my book on British jazz, ...

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Le Déjeuner Sur L’herbe

Label: Dusk Fire
Released: 2015
Track listing: Tracks: Le Déjeuner Sur L’herbe; Naïma; Angle; Ballad; Dusk Fire; Nardis; Study; Rebirth. Rec. 1969.

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Camden '70

Label: Dusk Fire
Released: 2015
Track listing: Tracks: Stratusfunk*; Tanglewood; Shades of Blue; Rope Ladder To The Moon; Dusk Fire; Naïma; Nardis; Study; Rebirth; Ballad; Le Déjeuner Sur L’herbe; National Anthem & Tango. Rec. 26th May 1970. *misspelt on sleeve.

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New Jazz Orchestra: Camden '70

Read "Camden '70" reviewed by Duncan Heining


Colosseum toured with theNew Jazz Orchestra in 1970 but this is the first time that any records of that tour have surfaced. Jon Hiseman, Dick Heckstall-Smith and Tony Reeves featured in both bands. The New Jazz Orchestra recorded so little, that anything new is welcome. That it should be this good is an embarrassment of riches. ...

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New Jazz Orchestra: Le Déjeuner Sur L’herbe

Read "Le Déjeuner Sur L’herbe" reviewed by Duncan Heining


I remember reading about this record in Melody Maker when it came out. These were all the people I admired in one band! Yet I never ever saw a copy until one day twenty years later in a record shop in Ipswich, I pulled this gem from the racks. £2.50! I couldn't believe the price or ...


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