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Barbara Thompson on 24 hours in A&E

Barbara Thompson on 24 hours in A&E

Barbara Thompson will feature in an edition of 24 hours in A&E on Channel 4, broadcast on Wednesday, 7th October, at 9 pm. The TV programme acknowledges Barbara’s ongoing battle with Parkinson’s Disease, but more pertinently addresses a new heart condition, and touches upon the untimely death of her husband Jon Hiseman in 2018. The […]

POSTPONED! Colosseum Tour Dates 2020

POSTPONED! Colosseum Tour Dates 2020

ALL TOUR DATES POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE! Colosseum takes to the stage in 2020 with a line-up featuring: Chris Farlowe vocals Clem Clempson guitar Mark Clarke bass guitar Adrian Askew Hammond organ and keys Malcolm Mortimore drums Kim Nishikawara saxophone TOUR DATES 19th July, Loreley/Germany, Night Of The Prog28th August, Torgau, Kulturbastion Open Air17th October, […]

JCM
1 year, 6 months ago Comments Off on JCM “In Memory of Jon Hiseman” UK Tour Dates

JCM “In Memory of Jon Hiseman” UK Tour Dates

After recently completing their highly successful European Tour, JCM featuring Clem Clempson guitarist/vocalist, drummer Ralph Salmins and bass player/vocalist Mark Clarke announce UK Tour Dates for September…See details on their website. 👏👏👏 www.jcmband.com Photo credit: Michael Robert Williams

JCM Announces 2019 Tour “In Memory of Jon Hiseman”

JCM Announces 2019 Tour “In Memory of Jon Hiseman”

JCM featuring legendary guitarist Clem Clempson, Mark Clarke on bass and Ralph Salmins on drums have announced a European Tour for Spring 2019 ✨”In Memory of Jon Hiseman”✨ which kicks off soon after their appearance at the eagerly awaited “Tribute to Jon Hiseman” concert at O2 Shepherds Bush Empire on 2nd February. “…he left a […]

2 years, 1 month 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.

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
2 years, 11 months 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
3 years, 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 […]

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