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John Surman

John Surman
Country
England
Profile
John Douglas Surman is an English jazz saxophone, bass clarinet and synthesizer player, and composer of free jazz and modal jazz, often using themes from folk music as a basis.
Website
http://johnsurman.com
Related articles (7)
Releases on file (25)
John Surman — Invisible Threads John Surman — Invisible Threads
(ECM 2588, 2018, CD)
Grasscut — Everyone Was a Bird Grasscut — Everyone Was a Bird
(Lo Recordings, 2015, CD/LP/DL)
John Surman / Jack DeJohnette / London Brass — Free and Equal John Surman / Jack DeJohnette / London Brass — Free and Equal
(ECM 1802, 2003, CD)
Tomasz Stańko — From the Green Hill Tomasz Stańko — From the Green Hill
(ECM 1680, 1998, CD)
John Surman / Karin Krog / Terje Rypdal / Vigleik Storaas — Nordic Quartet John Surman / Karin Krog / Terje Rypdal / Vigleik Storaas — Nordic Quartet
(ECM 1553, 1995, CD)
John Surman Quartet — Stranger Than Fiction John Surman Quartet — Stranger Than Fiction
(ECM 1534, 1994, CD)
John Abercrombie / Marc Johnson / Peter Erskine / John Surman — November John Abercrombie / Marc Johnson / Peter Erskine / John Surman — November
(ECM 1502, 1993, CD)
Graham Collier — Hoarded Dreams Graham Collier — Hoarded Dreams
(Cuneiform Rune 252, 1983/2007, CD)
Miroslav Vitous — Journey's End Miroslav Vitous — Journey's End
(ECM 1242, 1983, LP)
Miroslav Vitous Group — Miroslav Vitous Group Miroslav Vitous Group — Miroslav Vitous Group
(ECM 1185, 1981, LP)
Miroslav Vitous — First Meeting Miroslav Vitous — First Meeting
(ECM 1145, 1980, LP)
Barre Phillips — Mountainscapes Barre Phillips — Mountainscapes
(ECM 1076, 1976, LP)
S.O.S. — Looking for the Next One S.O.S. — Looking for the Next One
(Cuneiform Rune 360/361, 1975/2013, 2CD)
Graham Collier — Workpoints Graham Collier — Workpoints
(Cuneiform Rune 213/214, 1975/2005, 2CD)
S.O.S. — Skidmore-Osborne-Surman S.O.S. — Skidmore-Osborne-Surman
(Ogun OGCD 019, 1974/2006, CD)
Morning Glory — Morning Glory Morning Glory — Morning Glory
(Fledg'ling Records FLED 3101, 1973/2016, CD)
Michael Gibbs — Tanglewood 63 Michael Gibbs — Tanglewood 63
(Deram 844 906-2, 1971/1999, CD)
Chris McGregor's Brotherhood of Breath — Chris McGregor's Brotherhood of Breath Chris McGregor's Brotherhood of Breath — Chris McGregor's Brotherhood of Breath
(Fledg'ling Records FLED 3062, 1970/2006, CD)
Mike Osborne — Dawn Mike Osborne — Dawn
(Cuneiform Rune 392, 1970/2015, CD)
John Surman — How Many Clouds Can You See? John Surman — How Many Clouds Can You See?
(Deram SML-R 1045, 1970, LP)
The John Surman Trio — Live in Altena The John Surman Trio — Live in Altena
(JG 018, 1970, LP)
Michael Gibbs — Michael Gibbs Michael Gibbs — Michael Gibbs
(Deram 844 907-2, 1970/1999, CD)
John McLaughlin — Extrapolation John McLaughlin — Extrapolation
(Polydor 841 598-2, 1969/1991, CD)
John Surman — Flashpoint: NDR Jazz Workshop - April '69 John Surman — Flashpoint: NDR Jazz Workshop - April '69
(Cuneiform Rune 315/316, 1969/2011, CD+DVD)
John Surman — Way Back When John Surman — Way Back When
(Cuneiform Rune 200, 1969/2005, CD)

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2020-11-20
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2020-10-14
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2020-10-06
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