Friday, 29 July 2016


MJ12  - MJ12 (2016) 

Percy Jones ...

... played with Steve Hackett, Brian Eno and Richard Barbieri but is best known as the bassist of Brand X he a member from 1974 to 1980 was . In recent years he was solo active and involved in various projects such asBang Tower    What Jones with the fusion quartet MJ12 sounds - named after a group of scientists from the 40 who were investigating UFOs - the sound approach in many of the nine tracks Brand X, only more experimental with an emphasis on jazz. As in 'Call 911' and 'Bad American Dream Pt.2.Influence of Weather Report also there as in the excellent track "The Phantom Maracas" and "Guns and Pussy. His bass playing is still phenomenal and special and supporting his buddies Stephen Moses (drums), Dave Phelps (guitars) and Chris Bacas (saxophone) is also high.Special mention should 'Magic Mist and Magic Mist Reprise' the base a sweltering, ambient theme.Great album for lovers of somewhat busy jazz-rock. So not for late summer evening but as discharger after a day at the campfire which was not quite nice. Harry de Vries


Percy Jones (born December th, 1947 near Llandrindod Wells, Wales) is a Welsh bass guitarist, and was a member of jazz fusion band Brand X from 1974 to 1980, as well as a reformed version that lasted ..

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, and..

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