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Thursday, 30 January 2014

Sax Legend Gary Windo (w/Soft Machine, Pink Floyd Members) Gets Reissued

Gary Windo
Robert Wyatt and Nick Mason…
 Gonzo Multimedia is releasing three rare albums by sax legend Gary Windo, one of which features Robert Wyatt and Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason. The albums are 1976’s Steam Radio Tapes (w/Wyatt and Mason), 1979’s Dogface) and 1987’s Deep Water.
 The backstory:
 Windo was involved in the Seventies with many icons of the British jazz and rock genres, including the Canterbury scene. Born in Brighton in 1941, in March 1970, he took part in Graham Bond’s all-star Sun Festival, with Jack Bruce, Mitch Mitchell, and Brian Auger. In the same year, he joined Keith Tippett’s 50-piece orchestra, Centipede, and Chris McGregor’s Brotherhood of Breath. In 1971, he and Robert Wyatt formed Symbiosis, a prog-rock jamming band featuring Mongezi Feza, Nick Evans and Roy Babbington.
CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FROM GONZO
Steam Radio Tapes
CD - £9.99
Dog Face
CD - £9.99
Deep Water
CD - £9.99

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