The Keith Tippett Group – How Long This Time? Live 1970


How Long This Time?
Thoughts to Geoff
In a Vacant Mood
Five After Dawn
Green & Orange Night Park
Thoughts To Geoff
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All tracks previously unreleased. Stereophonic sound.
Tracks 1 – 3: Live studio session, London, January 1970:

Keith Tippett – piano
Marc Charig – cornet
Nick Evans – trombone
Elton Dean – alto sax, saxello
Jeff Clyne – double bass, electric bass
Trevor Tomkins – drums

Tracks 4 – 6: Live studio session, London, August 1970:
Keith Tippett – piano
Mark Charig – cornet
Nick Evans – trombone
Elton Dean – alto sax, saxello
Roy Babbington – bass
Bryan Spring – drums

Featuring the classic KTG frontline of Marc Charig, Nick Evans and Elton Dean with rhythm section appearances by British jazz luminaries Jeff Clyne, Trevor Tomkins, Roy Babbington and Bryan Spring. These six previously unreleased live studio tracks were recorded in January and August of 1970. Three of the compositions here (Thoughts To Geoff, Five After Dawn, and Green & Orange Night Park) would be recorded again for the group's second album 'Dedicated To You, But You Weren't Listening', released the following year. The remaining two numbers have never been issued in any form.

Consultation – Julie Tippetts

All tracks composed by Keith Tippett ? 1970

Restored and produced by Matt Parker

Very special thanks to Julie Tippetts, Martin Archer, Riccardo Bergerone

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