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John Marshall (drummer)

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John Stanley Marshall (born 28 August 1941[1]) is an English drummer and founding member of the jazz rock band Nucleus.[2] From 1972 to 1978, he was the drummer for Soft Machine, replacing Phil Howard when he joined.

John Marshall
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John Marshall in 2018
Background information
Birth nameJohn Stanley Marshall
Born (1941-08-28) August 28, 1941 (age 78)
Isleworth, England
GenresJazz fusion, rock, world
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsDrums
Years active1967–
Associated actsNucleus, Soft Machine, Soft Machine Legacy, Eberhard Weber's Colours, Jack Bruce, John Surman, Vassilis Tsabropoulos

Marshall was born in Isleworth, Middlesex, and has worked with various jazz and rock bands and musicians,[3] among them J. J. Jackson, Barney Kessel, Alexis Korner, Graham Collier, Michael Gibbs, Arthur Brown, Keith Tippett, Centipede, Jack Bruce, John McLaughlin, Dick Morrissey, Hugh Hopper, Elton Dean, John Surman, Charlie Mariano, John Abercrombie, Arild Andersen, and Eberhard Weber's Colours.[4]

Since 1999, he has worked with former Soft Machine co-musicians in several Soft Machine-related projects like SoftWare, SoftWorks and Soft Machine Legacy.[5] He is currently touring as a member of the band (November 2018), which operates under the name Soft Machine again since 2015.

DiscographyEdit

with NucleusEdit

  • Elastic Rock (1970, Vertigo)
  • We'll Talk About It Later (1971, Vertigo)
  • Solar Plexus (1971, Vertigo)
  • Live at Theaterhaus (1985, Mood)
  • Ian Carr: Old Heartland (1988, EMI)

with Soft MachineEdit

  • Fifth (1972, CBS)
  • Six (1973, CBS)
  • NDR Jazz Workshop - Live (1973, Cuneiform)
  • Seven (1973, CBS)
  • Switzerland Live (recorded 1974, releaed 2105, Vivid Sound))
  • Bundles (1975, Harvest)
  • Floating World Live (recorded 1975, released 2006, MoonJune)
  • British Tour '75 (recorded 1975, released 2005, Major League Productions)
  • Softs (1976, Harvest)
  • Alive & Well: Recorded in Paris (1978, Harvest)
  • Land of Cockayne (1981, EMI)
  • BBC Radio 1 Live in Concert [rec.1972] (1994, Windsong)
  • Live in France [recorded 1972] (1994, One Way)
  • Hidden Details (2018, Moonjune Records)

with Eberhard Weber's ColoursEdit

As sidemanEdit

With Jack Bruce

With John Surman

With Vassilis Tsabropoulos

With others

  • Graham Collier/Deep Dark Blue Centre (1967, Deram)
  • Michael Garrick/Jazz Praises at St Paul's (1968, Airborne)
  • Barney Kessel/Blue Soul (1968, Black Lion)
  • Barney Kessel/Swinging Easy (1968, Black Lion)
  • Graham Collier/Down Another Road (1969, Fontana)
  • Neil Ardley/Greek Variations (1969, Columbia)
  • Jack Bruce/Songs for a Tailor (1969, Polydor)
  • Michael Gibbs/Michael Gibbs (1969, Deram)
  • Mike Westbrook/Marching Song Vol. I & II (1969, Deram)
  • Georgie Fame/Seventh Son (1969, CBS)
  • Arthur Brown/Crazy World of Arthur Brown (1969, Track)
  • Indo-Jazz Fusions/Etudes (1969, Sonet)
  • Lloyd Webber/Rice/Jesus Christ Superstar (1970, Decca)
  • Bill Fay/Bill Fay (1970, Deram)
  • Mike d'Abo/Michael D'Abo (1970, Uni)
  • Chris Spedding/Songs Without Words (1970, Harvest)
  • Top Topham/Ascension Heights (1970, Blue Horizon)
  • Michael Gibbs/Tanglewood '63 (1970, Deram)
  • Chitinous Ensemble/Chitinous Ensemble (1971, Deram)
  • Linda Hoyle/Pieces of Me (1971, Vertigo)
  • Spontaneous Music Orchestra/Live: Big Band/Quartet (1971, Vinyl)
  • Mike Westbrook/Metropolis (1971, RCA)
  • Centipede/Septober Energy (1971, Neo)
  • Michael Gibbs/Just Ahead (1972, Polydor)
  • Alexis Korner/Bootleg Him (1972, Rak Srak)
  • Volker Kriegel/Inside:The Missing Link (1972, MPS)
  • Hugh Hopper/1984 (1973, CBS)
  • John Williams/Height Below (1973, Hi Fly)
  • Volker Kriegel/Lift (1973, MPS)
  • Pork Pie (Van't Hof. Mariano,Catherine, Marshall)/The Door is Open (1975, MPS)
  • Charlie Mariano/HelenTwelveTrees (1976, MPS)
  • Elton Dean & Alan Skidmore/El Skid (1977, Vinyl)
  • Jasper van't Hof & George Gruntz/Fairy Tales (1978, MPS)
  • Gil Evans/The British Orchestra (1983, Mole)
  • U. Beckerhoff, J. van't Hof, J. Marshall/Camporondo (1986, Nabel)
  • U. Beckerhoff, J. Abercrombie, A. Andersen, J. Marshall/Secret Obsession (1991, Nabel)
  • Wolfgang Mirbach/Links (1992, Schlozzton)
  • Towering Inferno/Kaddish (1993, Tl Records)
  • Michael Gibbs/By The Way (1994, Ah Um)
  • Theo Travis/View From The Edge (1994, 33 Records)
  • Jandl/Glawischnig/Laut & Luise (1995, Hat Hut/Du)
  • Graham Collier/Charles River Fragments (1995, Boathouse)
  • Mirbach/Links/New Reasons to Use Old Words (1995, Schlozzton)
  • Jack Bruce & Friends/Live in Concert [rec.1971] (1995, Windsong)
  • Christoph Oeding/Taking a Chance (1997, Mons)
  • Marshall Travis Wood/Bodywork (1998, 33 Records)
  • Roy Powell/North by Northwest (1998, released 2001, Nagel-Heyer)
  • SoftWorks/Abracadabra (2003, Universal Japan)
  • Soft Machine Legacy/Live in Zaandam (2005, Moonjune)
  • Soft Machine Legacy/New Morning - The Paris Concert (DVD, 2006, rec. 12/2005)
  • Soft Machine Legacy/Soft Machine Legacy (2006, Moonjune)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Birthdays". The Guardian. Guardian News & Media. 28 Aug 2014. p. 35.
  2. ^ Andrew Blake (1997). The Land Without Music: Music, Culture and Society in Twentieth-century Britain. Manchester University Press. pp. 152–. ISBN 978-0-7190-4299-7.
  3. ^ The International Who's Who in Popular Music 2002. Psychology Press. 2002. pp. 337–. ISBN 978-1-85743-161-2.
  4. ^ Graham Bennett (2005). Soft Machine: Out-bloody-rageous. SAF. ISBN 978-0-946719-84-6.
  5. ^ Signal to Noise. Signal to Noise New Music Foundation. 2008.

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