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Up Jon Hiseman's 1981 Album 'A Night In The Sun'

Jon Hiseman’s 1981 Album ‘A Night In The Sun’

Originally released only on vinyl, this album dates from 1981 and has never been previously released on CD.
Up Colosseum Live 05 Double Album

Colosseum Live 05 Double Album

Once more, the extraordinary musicians of Colosseum have produced an equally extraordinary and first-class live album.
Up Time On Our Side

Time On Our Side

Colosseum's latest album Time On Our Side is "the sound of old friends embarking on new adventures."
Up 'Playing the Band' - The Musical Life of Jon Hiseman

‘Playing the Band’ – The Musical Life of Jon Hiseman

Playing the Band' - The Musical Life of Jon Hiseman (and lots more besides!) by Martyn Hanson, published by Temple Music.
Up RED

RED

The 3rd of 6 movements from Barbara Thompson's saxophone quartet suite 'From Darkness into Light'.
Up Green

Green

The 4th of 6 movements from Barbara Thompson's saxophone quartet suite 'From Darkness into Light'.
Up Double Trouble

Double Trouble

A Duet for Tuba by Barbara Thompson
Up Sax Rap

Sax Rap

Music track taken from 1991 Barbara Thompson's Paraphernalia album "Breathless.
Up Are You Real

Are You Real

Complete concert DVD now available: Paraphernalia Live '05
Up Close to the Edge

Close to the Edge

Complete concert DVD now available: Paraphernalia Live '05
Up The Complete Reunion Concert 1994 (DVD)

The Complete Reunion Concert 1994 (DVD)

Available at last on DVD, this is the complete Reunion Concert as it happened in Cologne 1994.
Up Bread & Circuses

Bread & Circuses

Following the enormous success of their 1994/5 reunion, Colosseum returned to the studio in April 1996 to make their first studio recording in many years.
Up Tomorrow's Blues

Tomorrow’s Blues

The 2003 studio album by Colosseum, featuring the original line-up
Up Colosseum LiveS - the Reunion Concerts 1994 Part I

Colosseum LiveS – the Reunion Concerts 1994 Part I

The first ever Jazz-Rock group get together 23 years later! Featuring the original line-up...
Up Colosseum LiveS - The Reunion Concerts 1994 Part II

Colosseum LiveS – The Reunion Concerts 1994 Part II

This is Part II - the tracks that weren't on the original CD (Colosseum LiveS - see our other listings).
Up Mother Earth

Mother Earth

Re-issue of Barbara Thompson's early Paraphernalia album (1983).
Up Nightwatch

Nightwatch

'Nightwatch', originally issued in 1983 and unavailable for some years, was completely re-mastered from the original digital recordings and released on CD in 1997.
Up Lady Saxophone

Lady Saxophone

A collection of ballads including tracks composed by Duke Ellington, Paul Simon and Stevie Wonder as well as compositions from Peter Lemer and Barbara.
Up Everlasting Flame

Everlasting Flame

10 tracks including ' Eye of the Storm' 'Unity Hymn' 'Ode to Sappho' and 'So Near So Far' - this track featuring the lead vocals of Ana Gracey (the original 'Little Annie-Ooh').
Up Breathless

Breathless

Barbara Thompson and Paraphernalia: featuring 'Sax Rap' (1991).
Up A Cry from the Heart

A Cry from the Heart

Barbara Thompson & Paraphernalia: Originally released as a double LP this album features 76 minutes of LIVE music recorded in London in 1987.
Up In the Eye of a Storm

In the Eye of a Storm

A compilation of Barbara Thompson's smoothest songs for Saxophone - including a previously unreleased live version of the famous "Little Annie-Ooh" recorded in Vienna in 2001.
Up Barbara Thompson's Paraphernalia - Chapter and Verse

Barbara Thompson’s Paraphernalia – Chapter and Verse

This new compilation album from Schott-Intuition reflects the historical development of Paraphernalia in musical terms over a 21 year span.
Up Thompson's Tangos

Thompson’s Tangos

"The feelings and the rhythms floated around in my head and kept returning to haunt me. Thompson's Tangos are the inevitable result."Featuring Billy Thompson, Peter Lemer, Dave Ball and Jon Hiseman.
Up Shifting Sands

Shifting Sands

Recorded summer '98 this album features Peter Lemer, Paul Westwood, Jon Hiseman and a new member - violinist Billy Thompson (no relation!) making one of the most exciting recording debuts for some time.
Up Never Say Goodbye

Never Say Goodbye

Newest Studio Album recorded Summer 2005. Featuring with Barbara are the usual suspects - Jon Hiseman, Peter Lemer, Billy Thompson and Dave Ball.
Up United Jazz and Rock Ensemble - Plays Barbara Thompson

United Jazz and Rock Ensemble – Plays Barbara Thompson

This compilation album issued in 2002 contains seven numbers composed by Barbara Thompson and performed live or in the studio with the United Jazz and Rock Ensemble between 1978 and 1999.
Up About Time Too! The Drum Solos

About Time Too! The Drum Solos

The Jon Hiseman drum solos album - recorded during live performances with the United Jazz and Rock Ensemble and Paraphernalia during 1985.
Up Valentyne Suite

Valentyne Suite

[Box set, Deluxe Edition, Double CD, Original recording remastered]
Up Those Who Are About to Die Salute You

Those Who Are About to Die Salute You

[Deluxe Edition, Extra Tracks] Colosseum's first album, Those Who Are About To Die Salute You, was released by the Fontana label in 1969.
Up Live: Remastered

Live: Remastered

[Remastered] These recordings were released as a live double album in 1971, Colosseum Live, shortly before the original band broke up.
Up Daughter Of Time

Daughter Of Time

[Extra tracks, Original recording remastered] Daughter of Time is the fourth album by Colosseum, released in 1970. It hit number 23 in the UK Albums Chart.
Up  Morituri Te Salutant

Morituri Te Salutant

[Box Set] Live CD3 Justifies the Price!
Up Anthology

Anthology

[Box set, Deluxe Edition, Original recording remastered]
Up The Time Machine

The Time Machine

A rare compilation - this recording has been digitally transferred onto compact disc to obtain the best possible reproduction.
Up SPIN from 'Russian Roulette'

SPIN from ‘Russian Roulette’

Trifarious plays the second movement from Barbara Thompson's 'Russian Roulette' written especially for the ensemble in 2013 and premiered at The Forge, Camden on 15th May 2013.
Up Little Annie-Ooh

Little Annie-Ooh

Dedicated to Barbara's daughter Ana Gracey (not so little anymore!). Played by Barbara Thompson's Paraphernalia.From "The Jazz Series" early 1980's
Up Perpetual Motion - The Apollo Saxophone Orchestra

Perpetual Motion – The Apollo Saxophone Orchestra

10 original compositions by Barbara Thompson for 12-piece saxophone orchestra released 16th July 2012
Up Three Quartets - The Apollo Saxophone Quartet

Three Quartets – The Apollo Saxophone Quartet

Three Quartets, making up nineteen tracks in all, composed by Barbara Thompson for The Apollo Saxophone Quartet. "Jazz rhythms met minimalism in a lyrical embrace..."
Up Dear Bach...

Dear Bach…

A video by Jon Hiseman, filmed on the last day of recording the new Apollo Saxophone Orchestra album 'Perpetual Motion'.
Up Cities Never Sleep

Cities Never Sleep

Featuring The Apollo Saxophone Orchestra.Composed by Barbara Thompson.
  • Jon Hiseman
    …the reviews have been embarrassing …embarrassingly GOOD!
  • Ian Carr
    If you are enthralled by the sound of one of Barbara Thompson’s tracks or albums, you will not be disappointed by any other of her tracks or albums...
  • Manuel Weber
    …this music never seems only to appeal to the intellect but is always sincere and aims at the heart…