Ted Curson

Ted Curson — aka Theodore Curson (June 3, 1935 — Nov. 4, 2012) — was an American post-bop/jazz-funk trumpeter from Philadelphia. Discography: Plenty of Horn (1961) Plays Fire Down Below (1963) Tears for Dolphy (1964 • Ted Curson Quartet) The New Thing and the Blue Thing (1965) Urge (1966) Ode to Booker Ervin (1970) Pop […]

John Handy

John Handy (born Feb. 3, 1933) is an American post-bop/jazz-funk multireedist from Dallas. Discography: No Coast Jazz (1961 • John Handy III) Jazz (1962 • John Handy III) John Handy (1965) The 2nd John Handy Album (1966 • The John Handy Quintet) Recorded Live at the Monterey Jazz Festival (1966) New View! (1967 • The […]

Synergy

Synergy is the recording/performance moniker of American electronic musician Larry Fast (born Dec. 10, 1951), who released seven albums under the name on Passport Records between 1975 and 1982. Discography: Electronic Realizations for Rock Orchestra (1975) Sequencer (1976) Cords (1978) Games (1979) Audion (1981) Computer Experiments: Volume One (1981) The Jupiter Menace (1982) Metropolitan Suite […]

Orchestra Luna

Orchestra Luna were an American art-rock/operatic ensemble from Boston that released an eponymous, Rupert Homes-produced album on Epic in 1975. Members: Rick Berlin (keyboards), Scott Chambers (bass), Randy Roos (guitar), Don Mulvaney (drums), Lisa Kinscherf (vocals), Liz Gallagher (vocals), Peter Barrett (vocals), Steven Paul Perry (guitar), Chet Cahill (bass), Bob Brandon (keyboards), Ace Holleran (drums, […]

Jobriath

Jobriath Salisbury — aka Bruce Wayne Campbell (Dec. 14, 1946 — Aug. 3, 1983) — was an American singer, pianist, and songwriter from King of Prussia, Penn., who released two albums on Elektra between 1973 and 1974. Discography: Jobriath (1973) Creatures of the Street (1974) As the River Flows (2014, recorded 1972)