DICK HECKSTALL-SMITH

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Dick Heckstall-Smith (16 September 1934 – 17 December 2004) was an English jazz and blues saxophonist. He played with some of the most influential English blues rock and jazz fusion bands of the 1960s and 1970s.

Heckstall-Smith was born Richard Malden Heckstall-Smith in the Royal Free Hospital, in Ludlow, England, and attended a York boarding school. However, he refused a second term there, instead enrolling in Gordonstoun, where his father had accepted a job as headmaster of the local Grammar School. Dick Heckstall-Smith was raised in Knighton, Radnorshire. He learned to play piano, clarinet and alto saxophone in childhood.

Heckstall-Smith completed his education at Dartington Hall School before reading agriculture – and co-leading the university jazz band – at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, from 1953. Aged 15, he had taken up the soprano sax while at Dartington, captivated by the sound of Sidney Bechet. Then Lester Young and tenor saxophonist bebop jazzman
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Blues & BeyondBlues & Beyond
Spitfire 2001
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Story EndedStory Ended
Esoteric 2009
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Woza NasuWoza Nasu
Voiceprint Uk 2012
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Story EndedStory Ended
Belle 2017
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Obsession Fees by Dick Heckstall-SmithObsession Fees by Dick Heckstall-Smith
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Where One IsWhere One Is
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Obsession FeesObsession Fees
2004
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DICK HECKSTALL-SMITH A Story Ended album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Story Ended
Jazz Related Rock 1972
DICK HECKSTALL-SMITH Woza Nasu (aka Where One Is) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Woza Nasu (aka Where One Is)
Fusion 1989
DICK HECKSTALL-SMITH This That album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
This That
Jazz Related Rock 1994
DICK HECKSTALL-SMITH Bird in Widnes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bird in Widnes
Avant-Garde Jazz 1995
DICK HECKSTALL-SMITH Celtic Steppes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Celtic Steppes
World Fusion 1995
DICK HECKSTALL-SMITH Obsession Fees (with John Etheridge Group) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Obsession Fees (with John Etheridge Group)
Fusion 1998
DICK HECKSTALL-SMITH On the Corner/Mingus in Newcastle album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
On the Corner/Mingus in Newcastle
Avant-Garde Jazz 1998
DICK HECKSTALL-SMITH Dick Heckstall-Smith And Friends: Blues And Beyond album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dick Heckstall-Smith And Friends: Blues And Beyond
Blues 2001
DICK HECKSTALL-SMITH You don't know Dick album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
You don't know Dick
Blues 2004

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DICK HECKSTALL-SMITH Live 1990 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live 1990
Fusion 1991

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