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Dave Greenslade (born 18 January 1943) is an English composer and keyboard player. He has played 20 years with Colosseum and in his own eponymous band, Greenslade, and others including If and Chris Farlowe's Thunderbirds.

Dave Greenslade
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Greenslade at a Colosseum concert in Wissen, Germany, June 2011
Background information
Birth nameDavid Greenslade
Born (1943-01-18) 18 January 1943 (age 76)
Woking, Surrey, England
GenresRock, progressive rock
Occupation(s)Keyboardist, composer
InstrumentsPiano, keyboards, Hammond organ
Years active1960s–present
LabelsWarner Bros.
Associated actsGreenslade, Colosseum

Greenslade was born in Woking, Surrey, England. Among his works are, Cactus Choir, The Pentateuch of the Cosmogony (with art by Patrick Woodroffe) and Music from the Discworld. Television work includes music for the BBC series Gangsters (1975–1978), Bird of Prey (1982–1984) and A Very Peculiar Practice (1986).[1]

Greenslade was involved in English progressive jazz-rock band Colosseum, who split up in 1971 but then reunited between 1994 and 2015.








  1. ^ "BBC - Cult - Classic TV - A Very Peculiar Practice (1991)". Retrieved 27 October 2010.

Other sourcesEdit

  • Vernon Joynson (2014), The Tapestry of Delights - The Comprehensive Guide to British Music of the Beat, R&B, Psychedelic and Progressive Eras 1963-1976, Borderline Productions, ISBN 1-899855-04-1

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