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John Marshall
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John Stanley Marshall (born 28 August 1941, Isleworth, Middlesex) is a British jazz drummer. Aside from his tenure in Soft Machine (from 1973 onward), he has worked in a wide variety of contexts with John Surman, Eberhard Weber, Mike Gibbs, Nucleus, Graham Collier, and many more.
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Soft Machine — Hidden Details Soft Machine — Hidden Details
(Moonjune MJR093, 2018, CD / DL)
Soft Machine Legacy — Burden of Proof Soft Machine Legacy — Burden of Proof
(Moonjune MJR052, 2013, CD)
Soft Machine Legacy — Live Adventures Soft Machine Legacy — Live Adventures
(Moonjune MJR036, 2011, CD)
Soft Machine Legacy — Steam Soft Machine Legacy — Steam
(Moonjune MJR016, 2007, CD)
Soft Machine Legacy — Live at the New Morning Soft Machine Legacy — Live at the New Morning
(INAK 9076 2CD, 2006, 2CD)
Soft Machine Legacy — Soft Machine Legacy Soft Machine Legacy — Soft Machine Legacy
(Moonjune MJR008, 2006, CD)
Soft Machine Legacy — Live in Zaandaam Soft Machine Legacy — Live in Zaandaam
(Moonjune MJR006, 2005, CD)
Soft Works — Abracadabra Soft Works — Abracadabra
(Moonjune Universal UICE-1029, 2003, CD)
Hugh Hopper — Jazzloops Hugh Hopper — Jazzloops
(Burning Shed no#, 2003, CD)
Graham Collier — Charles River Fragments Graham Collier — Charles River Fragments
(Jazzprint JPVP123CD, 1994/2003, CD)
John Surman Quartet — Stranger Than Fiction John Surman Quartet — Stranger Than Fiction
(ECM 1534, 1994, CD)
Theo Travis — View from the Edge Theo Travis — View from the Edge
(33JAZZ083, 1994/2003, 2CD)
Mike Gibbs Orchestra — By the Way Mike Gibbs Orchestra — By the Way
(ah um 016, 1993, CD)
Porcupine Tree — On the Sunday Side of Life... Porcupine Tree — On the Sunday Side of Life...
(Delerium DELEC-CD-008, 1992, CD)
Ian Carr — Old Heartland Ian Carr — Old Heartland
(CD MMC 1016, 1988, CD)
Eberhard Weber — Works Eberhard Weber — Works
(ECM 825 429-1, 1985, LP)
Gary Windo — His Master's Bones Gary Windo — His Master's Bones
(Cuneiform Rune 89, 1984/1996, CD)
Soft Machine — Land of Cockayne Soft Machine — Land of Cockayne
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2208, 1981/2010, CD)
Eberhard Weber Colours — Little Movements Eberhard Weber Colours — Little Movements
(ECM 1186, 1980, LP)
Ian Carr and Nucleus — Three of a Kind Ian Carr and Nucleus — Three of a Kind
(Gonzo Multimedia HST268CD, 1980/2015, CD)
Soft Machine — Alive and Well Recorded in Paris Soft Machine — Alive and Well Recorded in Paris
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 22234, 1978/2010, 2CD)
Eberhard Weber Colours — Silent Feet Eberhard Weber Colours — Silent Feet
(ECM 1107, 1978, LP)
Elton Dean / Alan Skidmore / Chris Laurence / John Marshall — El Skid Elton Dean / Alan Skidmore / Chris Laurence / John Marshall — El Skid
(Voiceprint VP230CD, 1977/2001, CD)
Charlie Mariano — Helen 12 Trees Charlie Mariano — Helen 12 Trees
(MPS SPV 441042, 1976/2008, CD)
Soft Machine — Softs Soft Machine — Softs
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2202, 1976/2010, CD)
Soft Machine — Bundles Soft Machine — Bundles
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2196, 1975/2010, CD)
Soft Machine — Floating World Live Soft Machine — Floating World Live
(Moonjune MJR007, 1975/2006, CD)
Graham Collier — Workpoints Graham Collier — Workpoints
(Cuneiform Rune 213/214, 1975/2005, 2CD)
Soft Machine — Switzerland 1974 Soft Machine — Switzerland 1974
(Cuneiform Rune 395/396, 1974/2015, CD+DVD)
Hugh Hopper — 1984 Hugh Hopper — 1984
(Cuneiform Rune 104, 1973/1998, CD)
Volker Kriegel — Lift! Volker Kriegel — Lift!
(MPS 06025 2714859, 1973/2011, CD)
Soft Machine — Six + Seven Soft Machine — Six + Seven
(Edsel MEDCD 740, 1973/2004, 2CD)
Soft Machine — Fourth / Fifth Soft Machine — Fourth / Fifth
(Columbia 493341 2, 1972/1999, CD)
Volker Kriegel — Inside: Missing Link Volker Kriegel — Inside: Missing Link
(MPS 06025 2714857, 1972/2011, 2CD)
The Mike Gibbs Band — Just Ahead The Mike Gibbs Band — Just Ahead
(BGO 679, 1972/2005, 2CD)
Soft Machine — Live in Paris May 2nd, 1972 (aka Live in France) Soft Machine — Live in Paris May 2nd, 1972 (aka Live in France)
(Cuneiform Rune 195/196, 1972/2004, 2CD)
Graham Collier —  Down Another Road / Songs for My Father / Mosaics Graham Collier — Down Another Road / Songs for My Father / Mosaics
(BGO BGOCD767, 1971/2007, 2CD)
Jack Bruce — Harmony Row Jack Bruce — Harmony Row
(Polydor 065 605-2, 1971/2003, CD)
Nucleus — Live in Bremen Nucleus — Live in Bremen
(Cuneiform Rune 173/172, 1971/2003, 2CD)
Ian Carr with Nucleus+ — Solar Plexus Ian Carr with Nucleus+ — Solar Plexus
(Vertigo UICY-9266, 1971/2003, CD)
Michael Gibbs — Tanglewood 63 Michael Gibbs — Tanglewood 63
(Deram 844 906-2, 1971/1999, CD)
Nucleus — We'll Talk About It Later Nucleus — We'll Talk About It Later
(Vertigo 6360 027, 1971, LP)
Graham Collier Sextet — Down Another Road Graham Collier Sextet — Down Another Road
(Fontana SFJL 922, 1970, LP)
Nucleus — Elastic Rock Nucleus — Elastic Rock
(Repertoire REPUK 1076, 1970/2005, CD)
Michael Gibbs — Michael Gibbs Michael Gibbs — Michael Gibbs
(Deram 844 907-2, 1970/1999, CD)
Bruce, Jack  — Songs for a Tailor Bruce, Jack — Songs for a Tailor
(Poly dor 065 603-2, 1969/2003, CD)
The Graham Collier Sextet — Deep Dark Blue Centre The Graham Collier Sextet — Deep Dark Blue Centre
(Deram SML 1005, 1967, LP)

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