Elton Dean

Just Us (Rune 103)

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Just Us

Elton Dean

Cuneiform

045775010328

CUN 125511

Rune 103

JAZZ

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CD 12,36 €

ELTON DEAN: Elton Dean (1945 – 2006) was an English jazz musician who performed on alto saxophone and saxello. Dean established his reputation as a member of the Keith Tippett Sextet from 1968 to 1970, and in the band Soft Machine from 1969 to 1972. From 1975 to 1978 he led a nine-piece band called Ninesense. In 2002, Dean and three other former Soft Machine members (Hopper, Marshall, and Holdsworth) toured and recorded under the name Soft Works. Dean’s playing style could be equally tonal or atonal; his forays into rock with Soft Machine feature a pioneering use of extreme amplification.

JUST US
3 STARS PENGUIN GUIDE

PERSONNEL:

[1-5]
(Originally CBS)
Mark Charig (cnt)
Elton Dean (as, el-p)
Neville Whitehead (b)
Phil Howard (d).
On tracks [4-5] Mike Ratledge (el-p) & Roy Babbington (b) added.
London, May, 1971.

[6] (Originally Cuneiform)
Nick Evans (tb)
Elton Dean (as, el-p)
Jeff Green (g
Phil Howard (d).
Gondel Filmkunsttheatre, Bremen, Germany, June 27, 1972.

[7] (Originally Cuneiform)
Mark Charig (cnt)
Nick Evans (tb)
Elton Dean (as, el-p)
Jeff Green (g)
Neville Whitehead (b)
Louis Moholo (d)
Live, London, December 11, 1972.

Tracks:
01. Ooglenovastrome
02. Something Passed Me By;
03. Part : The Last
04. Blind Badger
05. Neo-Caliban
06. Banking On Bishopsgate Grides
07. Fun Cup