Centipede was an English avant-garde jazz big-band led by pianist Keith Tippett for the 1971 RCA/Neon double-album Septober Energy, comprised of a title-sake improvisation split across four sides. It was produced by Robert Fripp shortly after Tippet’s involvement with the 1970 King Crimson albums In the Wake of Poseidon and Lizard. The 50+ ensemble featured […]

Zoot Money’s Big Roll Band / Dantalian’s Chariot

Dantalian’s Chariot was a short-lived English band that released the 1967 pop-psych single “Madman Running Through the Fields” on Columbia (EMI). The band evolved out of Zoot Money’s Big Roll Band and featured guitarist Andy Summers, who shuffled through numerous acts before finding fame with The Police during the 1980s. Members: Andy Summers (guitar), Pat […]