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A Note from Barbara on her Saxophone Concerto
9 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
1 year, 12 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 […]

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 […]

Colosseum New Tour Date At Butlin's, Minehead 'Live Music Weekend' 6th February 2015

Colosseum New Tour Date At Butlin’s, Minehead ‘Live Music Weekend’ 6th February 2015

Colosseum will be part of the line up at Butlin’s  grown-ups only ‘Live Music Weekend’ in Minehead on the weekend of February 6th 2015. Click to see all tour dates “Butlins Live Music Weekends are a fantastic getaway break that combine the very best of Butlins and more. Our adults only Live Music Weekends are […]

Transcriptions of four of our early LPs previously unreleased on CD
3 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

Colosseum Announces 2 New Tour Dates in the UK in 2015

Colosseum Announces 2 New Tour Dates in the UK in 2015

Colosseum have added 2 new dates in the UK in 2015 as follows: Click to see all dates 25/2/15  : 8.00pm     The Stables – Wavendon Box Office 01908 280800 Stockwell Lane Wavendon Milton Keynes MK17 8LT www.stables.org 26/2/15 :   8.30pm      Robin 2 –  Bilston Box Office 01902 401211 Mount Pleasant Bilston Wolverhampton WV14 7LJ […]