National Health were one of those rare English progressive bands whose classic mid-'70s output still sounds fresh today. Their sound prospered on imaginative linear musicality, often in a jazzy format that emphasized extended instrumental solos. Arising during a challenging time when progressive rock was being overtaken by a tidal wave of punk, National Health featured members of other Canterbury and post-Canterbury bands Hatfield and the North (a band considered a Canterbury supergroup in itself), Gilgamesh, and Henry Cow…
The third and final album by the Edinburgh-based duo of David McNiven and Angie Rew was barely released in 1971, but has gone on to become one of the most treasured 'acid folk' albums of all time. Comprising the epic title track and four unforgettable stand-alone songs, Amaryllis features outstanding support from musicians including Danny Thompson and Terry Cox of Pentangle, and is an essential purchase for all fans of psychedelic singer-songwriting.
This is the second album of the British psychedelic folk band Bread Love and Dreams. It's full of really nice melodic progressive folk songs with beautiful acoustic and electric guitars, electric bass, drums and some piano, organ, moothie, flute, African and other percussion and gorgeous female and male vocal and vocal harmonies. Released on Decca (SKL5048) in 1970.
“Dreams To Reality” is the first album released from guitarist and composer Stuart Redd. This album has a very live feel greatly enhanced by the remarkable rhythm section performances of drummer Dave Weckl, bassists Ric Fierabracci, Tom Kennedy and Kim Stone with added spice and liveliness from percussionist Ramon Yslas. You will also hear outstanding keyboard performances from Jeff Lorber and Dave Weckl’s long-time studio partner Jay Oliver. On top of that, add in truly phenomenal solo performances from trumpeter Randy Brecker, and saxophonists Eric Marienthal and Gary Meek.
Richard Stephen Sinclair is an English progressive rock bassist, guitarist, and vocalist who has been a member of several bands of the Canterbury scene (Caravan, Camel, Hatfield and the North, Camel…). Caravan of Dreams were a British progressive rock band from the Canterbury scene. On their first album, Caravan of Dreams (1992), the band consisted of Richard Sinclair (guitar, vocals, bass on studio tracks), Dave Sinclair (keyboards), Jimmy Hastings (flute, saxophone), Andy Ward (drums), Rick Biddulph (live bass), Michael Heupel (flute) and Alan Clarke (harmonica).