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Graham Collier gigs - 1968

A list of gigs that Harry Beckett played with Graham Collier in 1968:

Group

Date

Location

Played

Graham Collier Septet:

Harry Beckett (trumpet); Mike Gibbs, John Mumford (trombone); Karl Jenkins (reeds); Frank Ricotti (vibes); Graham Collier (bass); John Marshall (drums)

1st January 1968

Old Place, Gerrard Street, London W1

 

Graham Collier Septet

(as 1st January)

8th January 1968

Bulls Head, Barnes Bridge, London SW13

 

Graham Collier Septet

(as 1st January)

10th January 1968

BBC Radio 1 Jazz Club Session presented by Humphrey Lyttelton

 

Graham Collier Septet

13th February 1968

New Moon Club, Cardiff

 

Graham Collier Dozen: Kenny Wheeler, Harry Beckett (trumpet & flugelhorn); Henry Lowther (cornet, trumpet & flugelhorn); Chris Smith, Mike Gibbs, John Mumford (trombone); Dave Aaron (alto, soprano & flute); John Surman (baritone, soprano & bass clarinet); Karl Jenkins (baritone, soprano, oboe & piano); Graham Collier (bass); John Marshall (drums)

16th March 1968

Southampton University

First performance of extended composition ‘Workpoints’ written by Collier under a bursary from the Arts Council

Graham Collier Dozen

(as 16th March)

17th March 1968

Purcell Room, Southbank Centre, London SE1

Second performance of ‘Workpoints’

Graham Collier Septet

26th March 1968

Kensington & Chelsea Library, Kensington, London W8

 

Graham Collier Septet

10th May 1968

Newcastle

 

Graham Collier Septet

11th May 1968

Club 43, Manchester

 

Graham Collier Septet

12th May 1968

Hull University

 

Graham Collier Septet

28th May 1968

Culham College, Abingdon

 

Graham Collier Sextet

3rd July 1968

BBC Radio 1 Jazz Club Session presented by Humphrey Lyttelton

 

Graham Collier Dozen:

Kenny Wheeler, Harold Beckett, Henry Lowther trumpet); Dave Aaron (alto-sax); John Surman (baritone-sax and bass-clarinet); Karl Jenkins (baritone-sax); Chris Smith, Mike Gibbs, John Mumford (trombone); Frank Ricotti (vibes and bongos); Graham Collier (bass), John Marshall (percussion)

10th July 1968

BBC Radio 3 session

Workpoints’

Graham Collier Sextet: Harold Beckett (trumpet, flugelhorn); Stan Sulzmann (tenor, alto & flute); Karl Jenkins (baritone, soprano, oboe & piano); Graham Collier (bass); Frank Ricotti (vibes, alt); John Marshall (drums)

26th July 1968

Harlow Arts Festival

Specially commissioned work by Collier: ‘Contrapuntal Forms’

Graham Collier Sextet: Harold Beckett (trumpet, flugelhorn); Stan Sulzmann (tenor, alto & flute); Karl Jenkins (baritone, soprano, oboe & piano); Graham Collier (bass); Nick Evans (trombone); John Marshall (drums)

10th November 1968

BBC Radio 1 Jazz Club Session presented by Humphrey Lyttelton

 

Graham Collier Sextet: (as 10th November)

11th November 1968 (broadcast 13th November)

Bulls Head, Barnes Bridge, London SW13

 

Graham Collier Sextet: (as 10th November)

16th November 1968

Bishop Lonsdale College, Derby

 

Graham Collier Sextet: (as 10th November)

17th November 1968

Worcester College of Education, Worcester

 

Graham Collier Sextet: (as 10th November)

19th November 1968

New Moon Club, Cardiff

 

Graham Collier Sextet: (as 10th November)

20th November 1968

Cwmbran, Monmouthshire

 

Graham Collier Sextet: (as 10th November)

24th November 1968

Jazz Workshop, Rochester

 

Graham Collier Sextet: (as 10th November)

30th November 1968

Purcell Room, Southbank Centre, London SE1

 

Graham Collier: Harold Beckett (trumpet, flugelhorn); Ted Curson (trumpet); Nick Evans, John Mumford (trombone); Tony Roberts (tenor, bass-clarinet & flute); Stan Sulzmann (tenor, alto & flute); Karl Jenkins (baritone, soprano, oboe & piano); Graham Collier (bass); Pierre Cavalli (guitar); John Marshall (drums)

2nd - 6th December 1968

Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR), 59th Jazz Workshop (radio & TV)

 

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