Michael Gibbs (composer)
Michael Clement Irving Gibbs (born September 25, 1937) is a Rhodesian-born English jazz composer, conductor, arranger and producer as well as a trombonist and keyboardist.
From 1970 to 1974 Gibbs was musical director for the BBC TV comedy programme The Goodies. When he left the UK to take up a teaching position at Berklee, the musical director post was filled by Dave MacRae, a member of the band Gibbs had led in recording funk rock music for the show.
- Michael Gibbs (Deram, 1970)
- Tanglewood 63 (Deram, 1971)
- In the Public Interest with Gary Burton (Polydor, 1974)
- Seven Songs for Quartet and Chamber Orchestra (1974, ECM)
- Directs the Only Chrome Waterfall Orchestra (Bronze, 1975)
- Will Power with Neil Ardley, Ian Carr, Stan Tracey (Argo, 1975)
- Europeana: Jazzphony No. 1 with Joachim Kuhn (ACT, 1995)
- Nonsequence (Provocateur, 2001)
- Here's a Song for You with the NDR Big Band, Norma Winstone (Fuzzy Moon, 2011)
- Back in the Days with the NDR Big Band (Cuneiform, 2012)
- Mike Gibbs + 12 play Gil Evans (Whirlwind, 2013)
- In My View with the NDR Big Band (Cuneiform, 2015)
- Play a Bill Frisell Set List with the NDR Big Band (Cuneiform, 2015)
- Festival 69 with Gary Burton (Turtle, 2018)
- Secrets (1971)
- Madame Sin (1972)
- Intimate Reflections (1975)
- Housekeeping (Varèse Sarabande, 1987)
- Close My Eyes (1991)
- Iron & Silk (The Fine Line, 1991)
- Century (1993)
- Hard-Boiled (The Fine Line, 1993)
- Being Human (Varèse Sarabande, 1994)
- Century/Close My Eyes (The Fine Line, 1994)
- Weideman, Paul. "MIKE GIBBS + TWELVE "Play Gil Evans (Whirlwind)". Sante Fe New Mexican. Retrieved 21 March 2014.
- Fordham, John. "Mike Gibbs + Twelve: Play Gil Evans – review". The Guardian (UK). Retrieved 21 March 2014.
- Mike Gibbs Official Site for Compositions and Arrangements
- Goodies Podcast - audio interview with Mike Gibbs recorded 6 March 2010.
- Interview for Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 9 April 2013.
- British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors