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Harry Beckett  (trompet;bugel) Ray Russell  (gitaar) Brian Miller  (piano;synthesizer) Daryl Runswick  (contrabas;basgitaar) Nigel Morris  (drums) Martin David  (slagwerk)
Cadillac, 2020
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73 - Jazz (NBLC) J1 - Jazz (Flemish music schema)

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About Harry Beckett

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Harold Winston "Harry" Beckett (30 May 1935 – 22 July 2010) was a British trumpeter and flugelhorn player of Barbadian origin.


Born in Bridgetown, Saint Michael, Barbados, Harry Beckett learned to play music in a Salvation Army band. A resident in the UK from 1954, he had an international reputation. He played with Charles Mingus in the film All Night Long. In the 1960s, he worked and recorded within the band of bass player and composer Graham Collier, retaining the connection over a 16-year period. Beginning in 1970, Beckett led groups of his own, recording for Philips, RCA and Ogun Records among other labels.

Beckett was a key figure of important groups in the British free jazz/improvised music scene, including Ian Carr's Nucleus, the Brotherhood of Breath and The Dedication Orchestra, London Jazz Composers Orchestra, London Improvisers Orchestra, John Surman's Octet, Django Bates, Ronnie Scott's Quinte…Read more on Wikipedia