Harry Beckett Flare Up LP DECCA British Jazz Explosion MINT/SEALED
Continuing the ‘British Jazz Explosion’ vinyl series, reissued for the very first time on vinyl as a limited print run with thick card ‘flip-back’ laminated sleeve plus a 12x12 insert with new liner notes by Tony Higgins. The audio has been lovingly remastered by Gearbox from the original master tapes and is pressed on 180grm vinyl by Optimal.
Harry Beckett’s Flare Up (1970) is a much talked about and sought-after album from an artist and composer who had a six-decade career in jazz.
The album contains the funk driven track Third Road, which was featured on the critically acclaimed 2020 BJE compilation album Journeys In Modern Jazz; Britain 1965-1972. Beckett’s choice of musicians on the album included John Surman, Alan Skidmore, John Taylor, amongst others, with Graham Collier as co-writter and co-arranger, along with Beckett and Surman.
MINT & SEALED 180g vinyl