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Brand X are a multi-national jazz fusion band formed in London in 1975. [1]

71 relations: Atomic Rooster, Bill Bruford, Billy Idol, Brian Eno, Bryan Adams, Charisma Records, Chris Spedding, Chuck Burgi, Desmond Dekker, Do They Hurt?, Fête de l'Humanité, Garry Moore, Gary Brooker, Genesis (band), Girl (band), Gong (band), Is There Anything About?, Island Records, J. Peter Robinson, Jack Lancaster, Jazz fusion, John Giblin, John Goodsall, John Lennon, Jon Hiseman, Keith Tippett, Kenwood Dennard, Liverpool poets, Livestock (Brand X album), Los Angeles, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Manfred Mann, Manifest Destiny (Brand X album), Mark Isham, Masques (Brand X album), Mike Clark (jazz musician), Mike Miller (guitarist), Moroccan Roll, Morris Pert, Nice 'n' Greasy, Pat Martino, Paul Delph, Percy Jones (musician), Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Pierre Moerlen, Preston Heyman, Product (Brand X album), Ric Parnell, Richard Williams (journalist), ..., Ringo Starr, Robin Lumley, Rod Argent, Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, Sarm West Studios, Session musician, Side project, Simon Jeffes, Soft Machine, Spinal Tap (band), Stéphane Grappelli, Tendinitis, The Rock Peter and the Wolf, Tittenhurst Park, Toni Basil, Tony Smith (manager), Trident Studios, Unorthodox Behaviour, Vivian Stanshall, Weather Report, X-Communication. Expand index (21 more) »

Atomic Rooster

Atomic Rooster are a British rock band, originally formed by members of The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, organist Vincent Crane and drummer Carl Palmer.

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Bill Bruford

William Scott Bruford (born 17 May 1949) is an English retired drummer, percussionist, songwriter, producer, and record label owner who first gained prominence as the original drummer of the rock band Yes, from 1968 to 1972 and again from 1989 to 1992.

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Billy Idol

William Michael Albert Broad (born 30 November 1955), known professionally as Billy Idol, is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and actor.

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Brian Eno

Brian Peter George St John le Baptiste de la Salle Eno, RDI (born Brian Peter George Eno; 15 May 1948) is an English musician, composer, record producer, singer, writer, and visual artist.

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Bryan Adams

Bryan Guy Adams, (born 5 November 1959) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, record producer, guitarist, photographer, philanthropist and activist.

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Charisma Records

The Famous Charisma Label (Charisma for short) was a British record label founded in 1969 by former journalist Tony Stratton-Smith.

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Chris Spedding

Christopher John Spedding (born Peter Robinson, 17 June 1944) is an English musician, singer, guitarist, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer, and record producer.

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Chuck Burgi

Charles Arnold Burgi III (born August 15, 1952) is an American drummer and session musician.

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Desmond Dekker

Desmond Dekker (16 July 1941 – 25 May 2006Thompson, Dave (2002) "Reggae & Caribbean Music", Backbeat Books,, Note: some sources list year of birth as 1942 or 1943) was a Jamaican ska, rocksteady and reggae singer-songwriter and musician.

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Do They Hurt?

Do They Hurt? (1980) is an album by British jazz fusion group Brand X. The tracks on this album are outtakes from the Product sessions.

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Fête de l'Humanité

The fête de l'Humanité (English: Festival of Humanity) is an event organised annually by L'Humanité, a French newspaper.

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Garry Moore

Garry Moore (January 31, 1915 – November 28, 1993) was an American entertainer, comedic personality, game show host, and humorist best known for his work in television.

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Gary Brooker

Gary Brooker, MBE, (born 29 May 1945) is an English singer, songwriter, pianist and founder and lead singer of the rock band Procol Harum.

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Genesis (band)

Genesis were an English rock band formed at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey in 1967.

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Girl (band)

Girl were an English glam metal band formed in London in 1979, which split up in 1982 with band members going on to join Def Leppard and L.A. Guns, among others.

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Gong (band)

Gong are an international progressive rock band that incorporates elements of jazz and space rock into their musical style.

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Is There Anything About?

Is There Anything About? is the sixth studio album by British jazz fusion group Brand X. It is the last album to feature longstanding members Robin Lumley and Phil Collins.

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Island Records

Island Records is a British-Jamaican record label that operates as a division of Universal Music Group (UMG).

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J. Peter Robinson

John Peter Robinson (born 16 September 1945, in Fulmer, Buckinghamshire) is an English composer, musician, and arranger known for his film and television scores.

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Jack Lancaster

Jack Lancaster is a British composer, record producer and musician.

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Jazz fusion

Jazz fusion (also known as fusion) is a musical genre that developed in the late 1960s when musicians combined aspects of jazz harmony and improvisation with styles such as funk, rock, rhythm and blues, and Latin jazz.

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John Giblin

John Giblin is an internationally renowned British double bassist and bass guitarist, noted for his versatility spanning jazz, classical, rock, folk and avant-garde music.

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John Goodsall

John Goodsall (born 15 February 1953) is a progressive rock & jazz fusion guitarist most noted for his work with Brand X, Atomic Rooster and The Fire Merchants.

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John Lennon

John Winston Ono Lennon (9 October 19408 December 1980) was an English singer, songwriter, and peace activist who co-founded the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music.

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Jon Hiseman

Philip John "Jon" Hiseman (21 June 1944 – 12 June 2018) was an English drummer, recording engineer, record producer and music publisher.

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Keith Tippett

Keith Tippett (born Keith Graham Tippetts; 25 August 1947) is a British jazz pianist and composer.

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Kenwood Dennard

Kenwood Marshall Dennard (born March 1, 1956, New York City) is an American jazz drummer.

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Liverpool poets

The Liverpool Poets are a number of influential 1960s poets from Liverpool, England, influenced by 1950s Beat poetry.

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Livestock (Brand X album)

Livestock is a live album by British jazz fusion group Brand X released in 1977.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.

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Mahavishnu Orchestra

Mahavishnu Orchestra were a multinational jazz-rock fusion band formed in New York City in 1971 by English guitarist John McLaughlin.

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Manfred Mann

Manfred Mann were an English rock band, formed in London in 1962.

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Manifest Destiny (Brand X album)

Manifest Destiny is a studio album by jazz fusion group Brand X. It is their final studio album to date.

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Mark Isham

Mark Ware Isham (born September 7, 1951) is an American musician.

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Masques (Brand X album)

Masques is the 1978 album by the British jazz fusion group Brand X. This was the band's first studio recording without drummer Phil Collins.

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Mike Clark (jazz musician)

Mike Clark (born October 3, 1946) is an American drummer.

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Mike Miller (guitarist)

Mike Miller (born 1953 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota) is a Los Angeles-based guitarist known for playing various styles of music including jazz fusion, rock, pop and more, and has played with Chick Corea, Bette Midler, Yellowjackets, Gino Vannelli, Vital Information, Karizma (Jazz band), Chad Wackerman, Vinnie Colaiuta, Quincy Jones, Brand X, and Burton Cummings.

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Moroccan Roll

Moroccan Roll (1977) is the second studio album by British jazz fusion group Brand X. The title is a pun referring to this being their second album: "more rock and roll", however, Moroccan Roll is not a step toward the rock & roll side of the fusion equation, but rather an experiment with Eastern sounds and softer textures.

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Morris Pert

Morris David Brough Pert (8 September 1947 – 27 April 2010) was a Scottish composer, drummer/percussionist, and pianist who composed in the fields of both contemporary classical and jazz-rock music.

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Nice 'n' Greasy

Nice 'n' Greasy is the fifth studio album by British rock band Atomic Rooster.

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Pat Martino

Pat Martino (born August 25, 1944) is a jazz guitarist and composer within the post-bop, fusion, mainstream jazz and soul jazz idioms.

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Paul Delph

Paul Delph (February 28, 1957 – May 21, 1996) was a Los Angeles-based singer, songwriter, producer, engineer, and studio musician whose catalog includes work with many well-known recording artists from the late 1970s through the mid-1990s.

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Percy Jones (musician)

Percy Jones (born 3 December 1947, near Llandrindod Wells, Wales) is a Welsh bass guitarist, and was a member of jazz fusion band Brand X, from 1974 to 1980, an NYC trio called Stone Tiger (featuring guitarist Bill Frisell and drummers Mike Clark and Dougie Bowne during different periods) in 1982/83, and a reformed version of Brand X which lasted from 1992 to 1999.

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Peter Gabriel

Peter Brian Gabriel (born 13 February 1950) is an English singer-songwriter, record producer and humanitarian who rose to fame as the original lead singer and flautist of the progressive rock band Genesis.

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Phil Collins

Philip David Charles Collins (born 30 January 1951) is an English drummer, singer-songwriter, record producer and actor.

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Pierre Moerlen

Pierre Moerlen (23 October 1952, Colmar, Haut-Rhin – 3 May 2005, Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, near Strasbourg) was a French drummer and percussionist, best known for his work with Gong and Mike Oldfield and as Pierre Moerlen's Gong.

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Preston Heyman

Preston Heyman is an Anglo American producer, drummer and percussionist, whose career spans five decades.

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Product (Brand X album)

Product is an album by British jazz fusion group Brand X, originally released in 1979.

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Ric Parnell

Richard "Ric" J. Parnell (born 13 August 1951, London) is an English rock drummer.

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Richard Williams (journalist)

Richard Williams (born 1947 in Sheffield) is a British music and sports journalist.

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Ringo Starr

Sir Richard Starkey (born 7 July 1940), known professionally as Ringo Starr, is an English musician, songwriter, singer, and actor who gained worldwide fame as the drummer for the Beatles.

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Robin Lumley

Robin Lumley is a British jazz fusion musician, keyboardist, record producer, and author who was a member of the band Brand X with drummer Phil Collins, guitarist John Goodsall and bassist Percy Jones.

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Rod Argent

Rodney Terence "Rod" Argent (born 14 June 1945) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, composer, and record producer.

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Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club

Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club is a prominent jazz club which has operated in London, England, since 1959.

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Sarm West Studios

SARM Studios (formerly known as SARM West Studios) is a recording studio located in Notting Hill, London.

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Session musician

Session musicians, studio musicians, or backing musicians are musicians hired to perform in recording sessions or live performances.

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Side project

In popular music, a side project is a project undertaken by one or more people already known for their involvement in another band.

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Simon Jeffes

Simon Harry Piers Jeffes (19 February 1949 – 11 December 1997) was an English classically trained guitarist, composer and arranger.

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Soft Machine

Soft Machine are an English rock and jazz band from Canterbury, named after the book The Soft Machine by William S. Burroughs.

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Spinal Tap (band)

Spinal Tap (stylized as Spın̈al Tap, with a dotless letter ''i'' and a metal umlaut over the ''n'') is a parody band spoofing the style of rock heavy metal groups.

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Stéphane Grappelli

Stéphane Grappelli (26 January 1908 – 1 December 1997) was a French jazz violinist who founded the Quintette du Hot Club de France with guitarist Django Reinhardt in 1934.

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Tendinitis (also tendonitis), meaning inflammation of a tendon, is a type of tendinopathy often confused with the more common tendinosis, which has similar symptoms but requires different treatment.

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The Rock Peter and the Wolf

The Rock Peter and the Wolf is an album adapting Sergei Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf by Jack Lancaster and Robin Lumley released in 1975.

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Tittenhurst Park

Tittenhurst Park is a Grade II listed early Georgian country house in an estate of off London Road at Beggar's Bush near Ascot and over the parish border into Sunningdale, both in the English county of Berkshire.

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Toni Basil

Antonia Christina Basilotta (born September 22, 1943), better known by her stage name Toni Basil, is an American singer-songwriter, actress, filmmaker, film director, choreographer, and dancer, best known for her multi-million-selling worldwide 1982 hit "Mickey", which reached No 1 in several countries.

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Tony Smith (manager)

Tony Smith (born in England) is a British manager best known as talent manager for Genesis since 1973 and for the solo careers of Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks.

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Trident Studios

Trident Studios was a British recording facility, located at 17 St. Anne's Court in London's Soho district between 1968 and 1981.

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Unorthodox Behaviour

Unorthodox Behaviour is the first album by British jazz fusion group Brand X. It peaked at 191 on the Billboard 200 in 1976, the same year it was released.

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Vivian Stanshall

Vivian Stanshall (born Victor Anthony Stanshall; 21 March 1943 – 5 March 1995) was an English singer-songwriter, musician, author, poet and wit, best known for his work with the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, for his exploration of the British upper classes in Sir Henry at Rawlinson End (as a radio series for John Peel, as an audio recording, as a book and as a film), and for acting as Master of Ceremonies on Mike Oldfield's album Tubular Bells.

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Weather Report

Weather Report was an American jazz fusion band of the 1970s and early 1980s.

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Xcommunication (1992) is an album by jazz fusion band Brand X.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brand_X

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