Joy Unlimited: The Many Faces of Harry Beckett
Joy Unlimited: The Many Faces of Harry Beckett

Harry Beckett Discography

All the albums I believe which have Harry Beckett on (in some cases, on just one track).  Suggested corrections, errors and omissions gratefully received!

Artist/Group Title Original label Year first released
Charles Mingus Peggy’s Blue Skyiight Acetate only N/A
West African Rhythm Brothers Various singles Melodisc? 1963
Nigerian Union Rhythm Group ? Melodisc? 1966
Ambrose Campbell High Life Today Columbia Lansdowne 1966
The Graham Collier Septet Deep Dark Blue Centre Deram 1967
The Graham Collier Septet Velvet Voodoo – Trailer Happiness (Crumblin’ Cookie) whatmusic 1967
Herbie Goins & The Night-Timers No.1 In Your Heart Parlaphone 1967
Herbie Goins & The Night-Timers “Soultime!” (Compilation) See For Miles 1992
John Surman • Alan Skidmore • Tony Oxley Jazz In Britain '68-'69 Decca Eclipse 1972
Small Faces Ogdens’ Nut Gone Flake Immediate 1968
Graham Collier Workpoints Cuneiform 2005
Graham Collier Cuneiform Story (The Barley Mow) Cuneiform 2005
Graham Collier Cuneiform Records Sampler 3 (Darius, Part 1) Cuneiform 2005
John Surman John Surman (Anglo-Sax in the US) Deram 1969
The New Jazz Orchestra Le Déjeuner Sur L'Herbe Verve 1969
The New Jazz Orchestra Impressed With Gilles Peterson (Le Déjeuner Sur L'Herbe) Universal 2004
Ray Russell Quartet Dragon Hill CBS Realm 1969
Michelin Commercial Theme     1969
Keef Hartley Band The Battle Of North West Six Deram 1969
Various Wowie Zowie! The World Of Progressive Music (includes Not Foolish, Not Wise from The Battle Of North West Six) Decca 1969
Graham Collier Sextet Down Another Road Fontana 1969
Graham Collier Sextet (Aberdeen Angus) Aberdeen Angus included on Babyshambles Back To The Bus compilation Fontana 1969
Joe Harriott Journey (Extra track: In a Sentimental Mood with Stan Tracey Big Band) Moonlight Tunes 2011
Jack Bruce Songs For A Tailor Polydor 1969
Manfred Mann Chapter Three Manfred Mann Chapter Three Vertigo 1969
Keef Hartley Band Halfbreed Deram 1969
Alexis Korner Both Sides Metronome (Germany) 1970
Galliard New Dawn Deram 1970
Mike Osborne Outback Turtle 1970
Bob Downes Open Music Electric City Vertigo 1970
Ray Russell’s Rock Workshop Rock Workshop CBS 1970
Manfred Mann Chapter Three Volume Two Vertigo 1970
John Surman How Many Clouds Can You See? Deram 1970
Ray Russell’s Rock Workshop The Very Last Time CBS 1971
C.C.S. C.C.S. (First) RAK 1970
Neil Ardley’s New Jazz Orchestra Camden ‘70 Dusk Fire 2008
Graham Collier Music Songs For My Father Fontana 1970
Various, Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice Jesus Christ Superstar MCA 1970
Memphis Slim Blue Memphis Barclay 1970
Colosseum Daughter Of Time Vertigo 1970
Harry Beckett Flare Up Philips 1970
Harry Beckett Impressed With Gilles Peterson (Rolli’s Tune) Universal 2002
Ray Russell Rites And Rituals CBS 1971
Keef Hartley Band Not Foolish Not Wise Mooncrest Records 1999
The Trio Conflagration Dawn 1971
Graham Collier Music The Alternate Mosaics BGO Records 2008
Graham Collier Music Featuring Harry Beckett Mosaics Philips 1971
Ian Carr with Nucleus Solar Plexus Vertigo 1971
Michael Gibbs Tanglewood ‘63 Deram 1971
Harry Beckett Warm Smiles RCA Victor / Vocalion 1971
Chris McGregor's Brotherhood Of Breath Brotherhood RCA Neon 1971
Miller Anderson Bright City Deram 1971
Faces Long Player Warner Brothers 1971
Storyteller More Pages Transatlantic 1971
Chris McGregor’s Brotherhood of Breath Chris McGregor’s Brotherhood of Breath RCA Neon 1971
Neil Ardley & The New Jazz Orchestra On The Radio: BBC Sessions 1971 Dusk Fire 2017
John Surman / John Warren Tales Of The Algonquin Deram 1971
Ray Russell Live At The I.C.A. RCA Victor 1971
The Keef Hartley Band Little Big Band Deram 1971
Oliver Nelson Swiss Suite Flying Dutchman 1972
Chris McGregor's Brotherhood Of Breath Bremen To Bridgwater Cuneiform 2004
Neil Ardley A Symphony Of Amaranths Regal Zonophone 1971
Mike Westbrook Orchestra Metropolis RCA Neon 1971
Mike Westbrook Orchestra Impressed With Gilles Peterson (Metropolis Part IX) Universal 2004
The Running Man The Running Man RCA Neon 1972
Chris McGregor's Brotherhood Of Breath Eclipse At Dawn Cuneiform 2008
Alexis Korner Bootleg Him! RAK 1972
Harry Beckett's S & R Powerhouse Sections Themes For Fega RCA Victor / Vocalion 1972
Coulson, Dean, McGuinness, Flint Lo & Behold DJM 1972
Barry Guy/The London Jazz Composers' Orchestra Ode Incus 1972
The Mike Gibbs Band Just Ahead Polydor 1972
Various (Chris McGregor's Brotherhood Of Breath) International New Jazz Meeting Burg Altena 1972-1973 B. Free 2016
Alan Cohen Band Duke Ellington's Black Brown & Beige Argo 1973
London Jazz Composers Orchestra Ode Auditorium 2005
Chris McGregor's Brotherhood Of Breath Live At Willisau Ogun 1974
C.C.S. The Best Band In The Land RAK 1973
Scaffold Fresh Liver Island 1973
Jaki Whitren Raw But Tender Epic 1973
Ray Russell Secret Asylum Black Lion Records 1973
Chris McGregor's Brotherhood Of Breath Travelling Somewhere Cuneiform 2001
Alexis Korner Alexis Korner Polydor (Germany) 1974
Giorgio Gaslini L'Integrale - Antologia Cronologica - CD N°7 (1973), CD N°8 (1973-74) Soul Note 2008
Giorgio Gaslini & Jean-Luc Ponty Fabbrica Occupata Produttori Associati 1974
Sharon Forrester Sharon Ashanti 1974
Jóhann G. Jóhannsson Langspil
Sól Spil
Harry Beckett Joy Unlimited Cadillac Records 1975
Graham Collier Music Darius Mosaic 1974
Harry Beckett Still Happy Desire Records 2016
Graham Collier with Graham Collier Music Jazz Illustrations Cambridge University Press 1975
Graham Collier with Graham Collier Music Jazz Lecture Concert Cambridge University Press 1975
Graham Collier Music A New Life (Darius I) Jazzman Records 2015
Bob Downes Open Music Hells Angels Openian 1975
Various (including Graham Collier Music) Trad Dads, Dirty Boppers and Free Fusioneers (Singing For The Small Change) Reel Recordings 2012
Eddy Grant Eddy Grant Torpedo 1975
Graham Collier Music Midnight Blue Mosaic 1975
John Warren Bigband Live (Sparkasse Bremen, Sparkasse In Concert II / 76) Sparkasse Bremen 1976
Harry Beckett Memories of Bacares Ogun 1975
Manfred Mann’s Earth Band The Roaring Silence Bronze 1976
Elton Dean's Ninesense Oh! For The Edge Ogun 1976
Graham Collier Music New Conditions Mosaic 1976
Graham Collier Music Symphony Of Scorpions Mosaic 1977
Stan Tracey Octet The Bracknell Connection Steam 1976
Chris McGregor's Brotherhood Of Breath Procession Ogun 1978
Harry Beckett's Joy Unlimited Got It Made Ogun 1977
Elton Dean's Ninesense Happy Daze Ogun 1977
Stan Tracey Octet The Early Works ReSteamed 2008
The Jive Bureaux Stick It Gull 1978
Alan Price England My England Jet 1978
Stan Tracey Octet Salisbury Suite Steam 1978
Graham Collier Music The Day Of The Dead Mosaic 1978
Elton Dean's Ninesense Live At The BBC Hux 2003
Kathy Stobart Arbeia Spotlite 1978
Sonny Okosuns Ozziddi Sonny Okosun In 1980 Radic (EMI Nigeria) 1979
Elton Dean's Ninesense The 100 Club Concert 1979 Reel Recordings 2012
Barry Guy / London Jazz Composers Orchestra Stringer FMP 1983
Dudu Pukwana Sounds Zila Jika 1981
Chris McGregor's Brotherhood Of Breath Yes Please - Angoulème 1981 In And Out 1981
Elton Dean's Ninesense Ninesense Suite Jazzwerkstatt 2011
Weekend The View From Her Room (7” single) Rough Trade 1982
Beckett / Miller / Moholo Jazzwerkstatt Peitz No. 45 Jazzwerkstatt 2011
Robert Wyatt Nothing Can Stop Us Rough Trade 1982
Weekend La Varieté Rough Trade 1982
Trevor Bastow Sax Trax JW Music Library 1983
David Panton’s One Music Orchestra BBC Radio Three Jazz in Britain broadcast Private recording 1983
Dudu Pukwana And Zila Life In Bracknell & Willisau Jika 1983
Stan Tracey Stan Tracey Now Steam 1983
Albert Van Dam The Sentimental Touch RCA 1984
Working Week Storm Of Light (7” & 12” singles) Virgin / Paladin 1984
David Panton Quintet Live at Nottingham Jazz Panton Music 1984
David Panton & Associates Standard Deviation Panton Music 2016
Harry Beckett Pictures of You Virgin 1985
Jah Wobble & Ollie Marland Neon Moon Island 1985
Working Week Working Nights Virgin 1985
Working Week Featuring Jalal Of The Last Poets & Julie Tippetts Stella Marina (12” single) Virgin 1985
Working Week Pay Check (US Compilation) Virgin America 1988
Elton Dean Quintet The Bologna Tapes Ogun 1985
Johnny Dyani Quartet Angolian Cry Steeplechase 1985
Pierre Dørge & New Jungle Orchestra Even The Moon Is Dancing Steeplechase 1985
Lysis Superimpositions - IMProvised comPOSITIONS Soma 1986
David Defries The Secret City MMC 1986
Jah Wobble & Ollie Marland Tradewinds Lago 1986
David Sylvian Gone To Earth Virgin 1986
Dudu Pukwana Zila 86 Jika 1986
Chris McGregor And The South African Exiles Thunderbolt PAM 1986
The Charlie Watts Orchestra Live At Fulham Town Hall CBS 1986
Detail Plus ‎– Ness Ness Impetus 1986
Pulse! Stormy Weather Spotlite 1987
Elton Dean Quintet Welcomet Live In Brazil 1986 Impetus (Vinyl) & Ogun (CD) 1987
Harry Beckett / Johnny Dyani / Chris McGregor / Marilyn Mazur Grandmothers Teaching ITM 1988
Chris McGregor's Brotherhood Of Breath Country Cooking Virgin / Great Winds 1988
Tom Mega Backyards Of Pleasure ITM 1988
Jazz Warriors Out Of Many, One People Antilles 1987
Pierre Dørge & New Jungle Orchestra Johnny Lives Steeplechase 1987
Harry Beckett Les Jardins du Casino West Wind 1993
Harry Beckett – Courtney Pine Live, Vol. 2 West Wind 1987
Harry Beckett Bremen Concert West Wind 1988
John Stevens’ Fast Colour Suite For Johnny Dyani Loose Torque 2004
U3 Klang Jazz Goes Underground West Wind 1988
Pierre Dørge & New Jungle Orchestra Different Places - Different Bananas Olufsen Records 1989
Various Bandes Originales Du Journal De Spirou Nato 1989
Chris McGregor's Brotherhood Of Breath - Archie Shepp En Concert A Banlieues Bleues 52e Rue Est 1989
Anglo Italian Quartet Put It Right Mr. Smoothie Spalsc(h) 1991
Harry Beckett & Pierre Dørge Echoes Of... Olufsen Records 1990
Pierre Dørge & New Jungle Orchestra Live In Chicago Olufsen Records 1991
Jah Wobble's Invaders Of The Heart Rising Above Bedlam Oval 1991
Vic Reeves I Will Cure You Island 1991
Pierre Dørge's New Jungle Orchestra Featuring David Murray The Jazzpar Prize Enja 1992
David Murray & Pierre Dorges New Jungle Orchestra (Take 1 of track from The Jazzpar Prize) Jazzpar – All Winners 1990 – 2004 Jazzkontakten 2005
Harry Beckett's Flugelhorn 4 + 3 All Four One Spotlite 1991
Joachim Kuhn Sometime Ago Newedition 2005
Harry Beckett Passion and Possession ITM 1991
Beckett – Levallet – Marsh Images of Clarity Evidence 1992
Pierre Dørge & New Jungle Orchestra Karawane Olufsen Records 1992
Pierre Dørge & New Jungle Orchestra (one track from Karawane) All That Jazz From Denmark 1993 DanDisc 1993
The Dedication Orchestra Spirits Rejoice Ogun 1992
Various Moon of Roses ITM 1995
Annie Whitehead and Rude (one track) Takin’ Off - Jazz From Britain In The Nineties Jazz on CD 1994
Rude This Is …. Jazzprint 1994
Jah Wobble's Invaders Of The Heart Take Me To God Island 1994
Annie Whitehead’s Rude (one track) One Night Stands Blow The Fuse Records  
The Dedication Orchestra Ixesha (Time) Ogun 1994
2 Badcard Hustling Ability On-U Sound 1995
Anglo Italian Quartet Twice Upon A Time Splasc(h) 1995
Harry Beckett Compared 2 What? Basic 1996
Gail Thompson Jazz Africa Enja 1996
Bill Wells Octet Live ‘96 CDR  
Jah Wobble's Invaders Of The Heart The Celtic Poets 30Hz 1997
Jah Wobble Umbra Sumus 30Hz 1998
The Pendelbury Dream Team Fine And Mellow Pendlebury 1997
Various BritJazz 13 Contemporary Jazz Classics (The Shadowy Light) Music Collection INternational 1997
Jah Wobble Presents Zi Lan Liao The Five Tone Dragon 30Hz 1998
Orchestre National De Jazz / Didier Levallet ONJ Express Evidence 1998
Jah Wobble & The Invaders Of The Heart Full Moon Over The Shopping Mall 30Hz 1999
Harry Beckett Tribute to Charles Mingus Westway 2000
Harry Beckett Before and After Spotlite 2001
Orchestre National De Jazz / Didier Levallet Sequences Evidence 1999
Various Soupsongs Live – The Music Of Robert Wyatt Jazzprint 2002
Orchestre National De Jazz / Didier Levallet Deep Feelings Evidence 2000
Ramon Lopez Duets 2 Rahsaan Roland Kirk Leo Records  
London Improvisers Orchestra The Hearing Continues… Emanem 2001
Chris McGregor's Brotherhood Of Breath The Memorial Concert ITM 2001
Temple Of Sound & Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwali People's Colony No I Real World Records 2001
London Improvisers Orchestra Freedom Of The City 2001 – Large Groups Emanem 2002
Jah Wobble Fly 30Hz 2002
London Improvisers Orchestra Freedom Of The City 2002 Emanem 2003
Paul Hazel The Unexpected Flashlight 2002
Jah Wobble and Deep Space Five Five Beat 30Hz 2003
Carol Grimes Mother Irregular 2003
Adrian Sherwood Never Trust A Hippy Real World Records 2003
London Improvisers Orchestra London Responses, Reproduction & Reality: Freedom Of The City 2003-4 Emanem 2005
London Improvisers Orchestra Improvisations For George Riste psi 2008
Jürgen Wuchner Group Feat. Harry Beckett Jürgen Wuchner Group Feat. Harry Beckett West Wind 2004
Jah Wobble Elevator Music Volume 1A 30Hz 2004
On-U Sound On-U Sound Live On Warsaw 2004 Not On Label 2004
Jah Wobble Mu Trojan 2005
Junior Delgado The Ark Of The Covenant (12”) Incredible Music 2005
The Wrong Object & Guests Live 2005 CDR 2005
The Wrong Object Meets Harry Beckett Another Time In Belgium CDR 2005
Graham Collier Directing 14 Jackson Pollocks Jazz Continuum 2009
George Haslam, Richard Leigh Harris, Stefano Pastor, Harry Beckett, Steve Kershaw Holywell Session: Live In Oxford Slam Productions 2007
The Wrong Object Platform One Jazzprint 2007
London Improvisers Orchestra / Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra Separately & Together Emanem 2008
Harry Beckett The Modern Sound of Harry Beckett On-U Sound 2008
Jah Wobble Car Ad Music 30Hz 2009
Duduvudu The Gospel According to Dudu Pukwana Edgetone 2014
Harry Beckett Maxine (Compilation 1987-1995) ITM 2011


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