Sunday, November 2, 2014

The Amazing Band: Roar

Not only is Marcus O´Dair´s Robert Wyatt biography "Different every time" (Serpent´s Tail 2014) a great read, but several readers (like me) seem to have used it to play and rediscover old records in the Wyatt discography.

See "Pieces of Robert Wyatt" over at Richard Williams´ "" on The Amazing Band and the album "Roar", recorded in 1970 and released on Future Music in 1997.
An album for the improv - free jazz fan.

Credits (from Discogs):

Acoustic Bass, Harmonica – Jim Mullen
Alto Saxophone – Chris Francis (3) (tracks: 2)
Alto Saxophone, Piano – Mick Brannan
Coordinator [Release Coordinated By], Remastered By [Tapes] – Mike King*
Design [Sleeve Design] – Ewan Rigg
Percussion, Voice, Keyboards – Robert Wyatt
Producer – Mark Wastell
Remastered By [Tapes] – Joao Carvalho
Trumpet – Mal Dean
Violin, Accordion, Flute – Veleroy Spall*
Voice – Maia Spall

Next one to listen to while reading the biography:

Lol Coxhill / Charles Hayward / Hugh Hopper / Orphy Robinson: "Clear Frame" (R&R Megacorp 2008) (AAJ review)!

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