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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
8 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 […]

A Note from Barbara on her Saxophone Concerto
1 year, 6 months ago Comments Off on A Note from Barbara on her Saxophone Concerto

A Note from Barbara on her Saxophone Concerto

I wrote my Saxophone Concerto in 1988. It took me a year to complete it and I had no idea what would happen to it. When I finished it, to my delight, the Freiburg festival immediately scheduled it on their programme. It opened up a new world to me. I had been concentrating on my […]

New Album from Barbara Thompson's Paraphernalia
2 years, 9 months ago Comments Off on New Album from Barbara Thompson’s Paraphernalia

New Album from Barbara Thompson’s Paraphernalia

The masters and artwork for ‘The Last Fandango’ CD have been sent to the replication plant, so we expect the album to be for sale via Amazon in the first week of December. That’s your Xmas Presents ‘15 sorted 🙂 “Ten years in the making, we were stopped in our tracks several times by Barbara’s […]

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 […]

Temple Music Shop

Temple Music Shop

All titles will soon be available in the Temple Music Shop on Amazon. Watch this space…

Omission in

Omission in “Time On Our Side” Booklet

Colosseum in Vienna, 2014 – Photo © W. Gonaus Incredibly I forgot to mention in the booklet info who is singing what on the Album. While all the reviews we have seen so far have been great, some reviewers are obviously confused, praising Chris’s dulcet tones correctly most of the time, but also for his fine […]

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 […]