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Francis Monkman

Francis Monkman
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England
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Anthony Francis Monkman Keigwin (born 9 June, 1949 in Hampstead, North London, England) is best known as Francis Monkman. He is a British musician who first achieved notice as a member of the group Curved Air. Since leaving Curved Air, he has worked with a variety of other bands and musicians, and was a founding member of Sky.
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http://afkm.com
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Releases on file (19)
Curved Air — Curved Space & Infinity Curved Air — Curved Space & Infinity
(Curved Air Records CRV RS 002, 2016, 2CD)
Francis Monkman — A Harpsichord Sampler Francis Monkman — A Harpsichord Sampler
(Voiceprint VP242, 2003, CD)
Robert Wyatt — Solar Fires Burn for You Robert Wyatt — Solar Fires Burn for You
(Cuneiform Rune 175, 2003, CD)
Francis Monkman — 21st Century Blues Francis Monkman — 21st Century Blues
(Voiceprint VP244CD, 2001, CD)
Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales
(Rhino Records R2 72451, 1996, 5CD)
Francis Monkman — Jam Francis Monkman — Jam
(Voiceprint VP258CD, 1991, CD)
Francis Monkman — Dweller on the Threshold Francis Monkman — Dweller on the Threshold
(Voiceprint VP246CD, 1981/2007, CD)
Darryl Way — Concerto for Electric Violin Darryl Way — Concerto for Electric Violin
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2167, 1978/2009, CD)
Phil Manzanera — K-Scope Phil Manzanera — K-Scope
(E.G. Records EGCD 37, 1978/1990, CD)
Kate Bush — Lionheart Kate Bush — Lionheart
(EMI EMA 787, 1978, LP)
Phil Manzanera / 801 — Listen Now Phil Manzanera / 801 — Listen Now
(Virgin EXPCD17, 1977/2000, CD)
801 — 801 Live 801 — 801 Live
(E.G. Records EGLP 26, 1976, LP)
Curved Air — Live at the BBC Curved Air — Live at the BBC
(Band of Joy BOJCD 014 , 1976/1995, CD)
Curved Air — Live Curved Air — Live
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC2067, 1975/2008, CD)
B.J. Cole — The New Hovering Dog B.J. Cole — The New Hovering Dog
(United Artists UAS 29418, 1972, LP)
Curved Air — Phantasmagoria Curved Air — Phantasmagoria
(Repertoire REPUK 1139, 1972/2011, CD)
Renaissance — Prologue Renaissance — Prologue
(Repertoire REP 5110, 1972/2010, CD)
Curved Air — Second Album Curved Air — Second Album
(Repertoire REPUK 1141, 1971/2011, CD)
Curved Air — Airconditioning Curved Air — Airconditioning
(Repertoire REPUK 1140, 1970/2011, CD)

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