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1 month, 1 week ago Comments Off on “Jazz, Rock and Marriage” – Watch it Now!

“Jazz, Rock and Marriage” – Watch it Now!

First aired on BBC1 in 1979 and now available to view for the first time online: “Jazz, Rock and Marriage”. The full length version of Mike Dibb’s film of the life, careers and music of Barbara Thompson and Jon Hiseman, including the Bracknell Jazz Festival performance.

Tribute to Jon Hiseman, 2nd February 2019 at O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire
1 month, 3 weeks ago Comments Off on Tribute to Jon Hiseman, 2nd February 2019 at O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire

Tribute to Jon Hiseman, 2nd February 2019 at O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire

Academy Events and Rhino Agency presents A Tribute to Jon Hiseman Featuring JCM and the stars of Colosseum Barbara Thompson’s Paraphernalia with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra Plus, special guests, including Ana Gracey Hiseman O2 Shepherds Bush Empire Saturday 2 February 2019 £25.00 – £35.00 – £50.00 adv from ticketmaster.co.uk Doors open – 6.30pm        Show […]

Jon Hiseman Dies Aged 73

Jon Hiseman Dies Aged 73

It is with great regret that we announce that legendary drummer Jon Hiseman died in the early hours of Tuesday, 12th June 2018 in Sutton, England leaving his wife, saxophonist and composer Barbara Thompson, his daughter, singer Ana Gracey and his son Marcus Hiseman, along with four grandchildren. The cause of death was complications of […]

JCM on Tour

JCM on Tour

The JCM tour is well underway – see below dates for the first leg. Many thanks to Stuart Hirst for the below photos taken live at The Stables, Wavendon and Robin 2, Wolverhampton. Read a fantastic review of the latter here. JCM “Heroes” Tour 2018 Wed. 18.04. Marburg, KFZ Thu. 19.04. Bensheim, Musiktheater Rex Fri. […]

JCM Band - UK Dates Announced
11 months, 2 weeks ago Comments Off on JCM Band – UK Dates Announced

JCM Band – UK Dates Announced

Visit jcmband.com for up to date info. Some (unexpected) good news: 2 UK dates announced (with the possibility of more to come)! Looks like the JCM debut will be in England. 09/04 Milton Keynes The Stables 10/04 Wolverhampton Robin 2 In other news from the front: 11 Tracks recorded for the Heroes Album Jonh

Introducing JCM featuring Jon Hiseman, Clem Clempson & Mark Clarke

Introducing JCM featuring Jon Hiseman, Clem Clempson & Mark Clarke

Visit www.jcmband.com for tour dates and information. Jon Hiseman writes: “I was due to play a guitar festival in Germany in March ’17 with an old friend, Larry Coryell. I played with him in the early 70s in Wolfgang Dauners ET CETERA, and recorded the album “Knirsch”. Gary Moore and I admired Larry’s 11th House […]

Jon Hiseman's Message to Fans on Facebook

Jon Hiseman’s Message to Fans on Facebook

“I’d like to use this very lively forum (Jon Hiseman’s COLOSSEUM – Fan Page) to thank everyone who came to the last few concerts – particularly the crowd at the SBE, who gave us such a fantastic sendoff. To those who couldn’t get to any of the last concerts, but have supported us around the […]

Tragic news...The death announced on October 25th of Jack Bruce after a long battle with liver cancer

Tragic news…The death announced on October 25th of Jack Bruce after a long battle with liver cancer

 © Photo by Peter Szymanski  I started playing with Jack in a free-jazz context in the early ‘60s – he was playing double bass and it was like working with an erupting volcano beside you. He was endlessly encouraging and gave me the determination to become a professional musician. But it was working with Jack […]

Message from Jon Hiseman:

Message from Jon Hiseman: “Confusion Regarding Our New Album”

Hi All, I’m getting confused emails from fans who think there are two albums! The working title for the new album was Anno Domini. However, as the album neared completion, this was changed to “Time On Our Side”. Anno Domini remains as a track written by Dave Greenslade and wordsmith, Pete Brown. It features the […]

Transcriptions of four of our early LPs previously unreleased on CD
4 years, 1 month ago Comments Off on Transcriptions of four of our early LPs previously unreleased on CD

Transcriptions of four of our early LPs previously unreleased on CD