Exposé Online banner

John Greaves

John Greaves
Country
Wales
Profile
John Greaves is a Welsh bassist and composer born January 23, 1950 in Prestatyn, Wales, UK. He is best known as a member of Henry Cow.
Website
http://www.myspace.com/johngreaves
Related articles (18)
Releases on file (38)
Annie Barbazza — Vive Annie Barbazza — Vive
(Dark Companion, 2020, CD / DL)
North Sea Radio Orchestra / John Greaves / Annie Barbazza — Folly Bololey - Songs from Robert Wyatt's Rock Bottom North Sea Radio Orchestra / John Greaves / Annie Barbazza — Folly Bololey - Songs from Robert Wyatt's Rock Bottom
(Dark Companion DC012, 2019, CD / DL)
John Greaves — Life Size John Greaves — Life Size
(Manticore Records no#, 2018, CD / LP / DL)
The Artaud Beats — Logos The Artaud Beats — Logos
(Bonobo's Ark BAR004, 2015, CD)
The Artaud Beats — Live at Avantgarde Festival The Artaud Beats — Live at Avantgarde Festival
((Not on label) no#, 2009, CD)
John Greaves — Tambien 1-7 (1995) John Greaves — Tambien 1-7 (1995)
(Resurgence RES141CD, 2005, CD)
John Greaves / Sophia Domancich / Vincent Courtois — The Trouble with Happiness John Greaves / Sophia Domancich / Vincent Courtois — The Trouble with Happiness
(Chant du Monde 274 1199, 2003, CD)
John Greaves — On the Street Where You Live John Greaves — On the Street Where You Live
(Blueprint BP346CD, 2001, CD)
Pyle - Iung - Greaves — The Pig Part Pyle - Iung - Greaves — The Pig Part
(Voiceprint VP225CD, 2001, CD)
John Greaves — The Caretaker John Greaves — The Caretaker
(Blueprint BP347CD, 2000, CD)
Peter Blegvad — Choices under Pressure Peter Blegvad — Choices under Pressure
(Resurgence RES143, 2000, CD)
Robert Wyatt — EPs Robert Wyatt — EPs
(Hannibal HNCD 1440, 1999, 4CD)
Peter Blegvad — Hangman's Hill Peter Blegvad — Hangman's Hill
(ReR Megacorp ReR PB3, 1998, CD)
Pip Pyle — Seven Year Itch Pip Pyle — Seven Year Itch
(Voiceprint VP198CD, 1998, CD)
Peter Blegvad — Just Woke Up Peter Blegvad — Just Woke Up
(ReR Megacorp ReR PB2, 1996, CD)
John Greaves — Songs John Greaves — Songs
(Resurgence RES112CD, 1993, CD)
John Greaves — Little Bottle of Laundry John Greaves — Little Bottle of Laundry
(Blueprint BP232CD, 1991/1997, CD)
Peter Blegvad  — Downtime Etc. Peter Blegvad — Downtime Etc.
(East Side Digital ESD-81192, 1989/2001, CD)
Soft Heap — A Veritable Centaur Soft Heap — A Veritable Centaur
(Impetus Records IMP CD 18219, 1988/1995, CD)
Peter Blegvad — Knights Like This Peter Blegvad — Knights Like This
(Virgin OVED 188, 1985, LP)
John Greaves — Parrot Fashions John Greaves — Parrot Fashions
(Blueprint BP233CD, 1984/1997, CD)
Peter Blegvad — The Naked Shakespeare Peter Blegvad — The Naked Shakespeare
(Virgin CDV 2284, 1983/1998, CD)
Michael Zentner — Present Time Michael Zentner — Present Time
(Ozone OZ006-2, 1983/1993, CD)
John Greaves — Accident John Greaves — Accident
(Blueprint BP234CD, 1982/1997, CD)
National Health — D.S. al Coda National Health — D.S. al Coda
(Blueprint BP129CD, 1982/2001, CD)
National Health — Playtime National Health — Playtime
(Cuneiform Rune 145, 1979/2001, CD)
Henry Cow — A Cow Cabinet of Curiosities Henry Cow — A Cow Cabinet of Curiosities
(ReR Megacorp HC1000, 1978/2009, CD)
National Health — Of Queues and Cures National Health — Of Queues and Cures
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC2130, 1978/2009, CD)
Henry Cow — The Studio: Volumes 1-5 Henry Cow — The Studio: Volumes 1-5
(ReR Megacorp ReR HC 42, 1978/2008, 5CD)
John Greaves / Peter Blegvad / Lisa Herman — Kew.Rhone. John Greaves / Peter Blegvad / Lisa Herman — Kew.Rhone.
(Voiceprint VP200CD, 1977/2006, CD)
Henry Cow — Concerts Henry Cow — Concerts
(ReR Megacorp HC 5 & 6, 1976/2006, 2CD)
Henry Cow — The Road: Volumes 1-5 Henry Cow — The Road: Volumes 1-5
(ReR Megacorp HC 40, 1976/2008, 5CD)
Slapp Happy / Henry Cow — Desperate Straights Slapp Happy / Henry Cow — Desperate Straights
(ReR Megacorp HCSH1, 1975/2004, CD)
Henry Cow — In Praise of Learning Henry Cow — In Praise of Learning
(ReR Megacorp ReR HC3, 1975/2000, CD)
National Health — Missing Pieces National Health — Missing Pieces
(East Side Digital ESD 81172, 1974/1996, CD)
Robert Wyatt — Ruth Is Stranger Than Richard Robert Wyatt — Ruth Is Stranger Than Richard
(Domino DNO 201, 1974/2008, CD)
Henry Cow — Unrest Henry Cow — Unrest
(ReR Megacorp HC 2, 1974/1999, CD)
Henry Cow — Legend Henry Cow — Legend
(ReR Megacorp HC1, 1973/2000, CD)

Latest news

2020-07-22
Tim Smith RIP – Tim Smith, leader of the eccentric band Cardiacs, has died at the age of 59 after many years of health problems. Cardiacs was known for intense and complicated music that combined punk energy with the rhythmic and harmonic sophistication of progressive rock. » Read more

2020-07-12
Judy Dyble RIP – Singer-songwriter Judy Dyble, who was a founding member of Fairport Convention and one of the distinctive voices of the 60s folk revival in Britain, has died at the age of 71. Her passing came at the end of a long illness, though which she continued to work. » Read more

2020-07-06
Ennio Morricone RIP – Famed composer Ennio Morricone has died at the age of 91. The creator of scores for more than 500 movies, some of his works have become the most recognizable sounds in the history of cinema. His soundtracks for Sergio Leone's Westerns made from 1964 to 1971, are iconic landmarks in film music, but he also composed for dramas, comedies, and other genres. He won the Academy Award for Best Original Score in 2016 for The Hateful Eight. » Read more

2020-06-14
Keith Tippett RIP – One of the giants of British jazz has left us. Keith Graham Tippetts, known professionally as Keith Tippett, died today at the age of 72. His work from the late 60s into the 70s and beyond includes some of the greatest jazz produced in the UK, and stands as an impressive oevre to this day. » Read more

2020-05-15
Phil May of The Pretty Things RIP – We were saddened to learn that Phil May, lead singer and founding member of The Pretty Things, has died at the age of 75. The band's 1968 album S.F. Sorrow is one of the enduring classics of the psychedelic era, and the group existed in various forms until finally retiring in 2018. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Cast - Originallis – For their latest, Mexican proggers Cast have delivered a super-sized collection of 16 songs spread across two CDs – a Flower Kings-like effort, with similar strengths and weaknesses. For some...  (2008) » Read more

Turning Point - Matador – Sophisticated jazz and fusion is an art form unto itself having been perfected to a certain degree by acts such as the Crusaders, Yellowjackets, and Russ Freeman. Part of Turning Point’s local...  (2006) » Read more

Light - Light – It's rejuvenating to hear a modern-sounding progressive rock band that is driven by a solid guitar player. With Light, Mario Driessen not only supplies the guitar, he also writes all the music and...  (1996) » Read more

Sons of Selina - Terminus – This EP is a bit of enigmatic release, coming with no band or lineup information at all. The disc contains three songs, totaling 23 minutes. The music on the first two tracks features a driving,...  (1997) » Read more

Erratica - Erratica – Erratica is essentially the solo project of multi-instrumentalist David O'Neil, one third of San Jose trio Industrial Soup. Much of the madness of that band's Flagrant Display of Subtlety disc...  (1997) » Read more



Listen & discover



Print issues