Keef Hartley Band

The Keef Hartley Band was an English brass-rock ensemble that released five albums and a live disc on Deram between 1969 and 1972. Drummer/bandleader Keef Hartley and frontman/songwriter Miller Anderson later collaborated in Broken Glass and Dog Soldier, releasing one album with each band in 1975. Members: Keef Hartley (drums), Miller Anderson (guitar, vocals), Gary […]

Heaven

Heaven was an English brass-rock band that played the 1969 and 1970 Isle of Wight festivals. In 1971, they made the double-album Brass Rock 1, released on CBS in a lavish six-fold sleeve. It features the talents of trombonist David Horler (Michael Gibbs, Garuda, Peter Herbolzheimer Rhythm Combination & Brass, Kenny Wheeler Big Band) and […]

Jellyroll

Jellyroll was an American brass-rock band from Cincinnati that released a self-titled album on Kapp Records in 1971. Members: Roger Troy (lead vocals), Eddie Setser (guitar), Tim Hedding (keyboards, backing vocals), Lee Asch (alto, tenor, baritone saxophone), Dave Parkinson (tenor saxophone), Bob Thorne (trumpet), Joe DeAguero (conga), Stu Perry (drums, percussion) Background Jellyroll evolved from […]

Ballin’jack

Ballin’jack were an American brass-rock band from Seattle that released two albums on Columbia between 1970 and 1972, followed by a third album and a live disc on Mercury in 1973/74 . Members: Luther Rabb (bass, vocals), Ronnie Hammon (drums), Glenn Thomas (guitar, mandolin), Jim Coile (saxophone, flute, clarinet), Tim McFarland (trombone, piano, backing vocals), […]

Ides of March

The Ides of March were an American brass-rock band from Berwyn, Ill., that released two albums on Warner Bros. in 1970/71, followed by a second pair of titles on RCA Victor in 1972/73. Members: Jim Peterik (lead vocals, guitar, keyboards, saxophone), Larry Millas (keyboards, guitar, bass, organ, flute, vocals), Bob Bergland (bass, saxophone, vocals), Michael […]

If

If was an English sax-rock band from London that released two albums on Island in 1970, followed by a second pair of titles on U.A./Metromedia in 1972/73 and a further pair on Gull during the mid-1970s. Saxophonist Dick Morrissey later formed a prolific partnership with ex-Piblokto!/Oblivion guitarist Jim Mullen in the duo Morrissey Mullen. Members: […]

The Flock

The Flock were an American jazz-rock/psych band from Chicago that released two albums on CBS/Columbia during 1969 and 1970. Members: Fred Glickstein (guitar, vocals), Ron Karpman (drums, vocals), Jerry Smith (bass, vocals), Rick Canoff (saxophone, vocals, 1966-70), Rick Mann (guitar, vocals, 1966-68), Frank Posa (trumpet, 1967-70), Tom Webb (saxophone, flute, harmonica, vocals, 1967-70), Jerry Goodman […]

Guns & Butter

Guns & Butter was an American sax-rock/psych band from Boston that released a self-titled album on Cotillion in 1972. Members: Peter Cohen (bass), Lenny Federer (violin, viola), Jeff Lyons (vocals), Richard Ploss (flute, saxophone), Peter Tucker (drums), Paul Cohen (guitar) Background Guns & Butter had its roots in a musical partnership between singer Jeff Lyons […]

The Electric Flag

The Electric Flag was an American brass-rock band that debuted with a soundtrack recording for the 1967 counterculture film The Trip, followed by two albums on Columbia in 1968 and a third studio release on Atlantic in 1974. Members: Nick Gravenites (vocals, guitar), Buddy Miles (drums, percussion), Mike Bloomfield (guitar, percussion, 1967-68, 1974), Barry Goldberg […]

Hannibal

Hannibal was an English blues-rock band from Birmingham that released a self-titled album on B&C and Philips in 1970. Members: Rolando Alex Boyce [aka Kirk St. James] (lead vocals), Jack Griffiths (bass), Bill Hunt (keyboards), Adrian Ingram (guitar), John Parkes (drums), Cliff Williams (tenor saxophone, clarinet) Background Hannibal formed circa 1969 with two West Midlands […]