ELTON DEAN

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Elton Dean (28 October 1945 – 8 February 2006) was an English jazz musician who performed on alto saxophone, saxello (a variant of the soprano saxophone) and occasionally keyboard. Dean was born Nottingham, England and from 1966–67, Dean was a member of the band Bluesology, led by Long John Baldry. The band's pianist, Reginald Dwight, afterward combined Dean's and Baldry's first names for his own stage name, Elton John.

Dean established his reputation as a member of the Keith Tippett Sextet from 1968 to 1970, and in the band Soft Machine from 1969 to 1972. Shortly before leaving Soft Machine he started his own group, Just Us. From 1975 to 1978 he led a nine-piece band called Ninesense, performing at the Bracknell Jazz Festival and similar events. His own groups since then, usually quartets or quintets, have most often worked in the free jazz mode, with little or no pre-composed
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Just Us by Elton Dean (1998-09-07)Just Us by Elton Dean (1998-09-07)
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Ninesense: Live at the BBCNinesense: Live at the BBC
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Into the NierikaInto the Nierika
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ELTON DEAN Elton Dean (aka Just Us) album cover 3.55 | 4 ratings
Elton Dean (aka Just Us)
Fusion 1971
ELTON DEAN El Skid album cover 3.52 | 3 ratings
El Skid
Avant-Garde Jazz 1977
ELTON DEAN Happy Daze (as Ninesense) album cover 3.50 | 5 ratings
Happy Daze (as Ninesense)
Progressive Big Band 1977
ELTON DEAN The Cheque Is in the Mail album cover 3.02 | 3 ratings
The Cheque Is in the Mail
Avant-Garde Jazz 1977
ELTON DEAN Boundaries album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Boundaries
Avant-Garde Jazz 1980
ELTON DEAN Duos album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Duos
Avant-Garde Jazz 1988
ELTON DEAN Trios album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Trios
Avant-Garde Jazz 1989
ELTON DEAN All the Tradition album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
All the Tradition
Avant-Garde Jazz 1990
ELTON DEAN Twice Upon A Time (As Anglo Italian Quartet) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Twice Upon A Time (As Anglo Italian Quartet)
Avant-Garde Jazz 1995
ELTON DEAN Silent Knowledge album cover 4.02 | 3 ratings
Silent Knowledge
Avant-Garde Jazz 1996
ELTON DEAN If Dubois Only Knew album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
If Dubois Only Knew
Avant-Garde Jazz 1996
ELTON DEAN Bladik album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Bladik
Avant-Garde Jazz 1997
ELTON DEAN Newsense album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Newsense
Avant-Garde Jazz 1997
ELTON DEAN Three's Company Two's a Crowd album cover 3.05 | 2 ratings
Three's Company Two's a Crowd
Avant-Garde Jazz 1997
ELTON DEAN Headless Quartet album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
Headless Quartet
Avant-Garde Jazz 1998
ELTON DEAN The Mind in the Trees album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
The Mind in the Trees
Avant-Garde Jazz 1998
ELTON DEAN Into the Nierika album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Into the Nierika
Avant-Garde Jazz 1998
ELTON DEAN Moorsong album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Moorsong
Avant-Garde Jazz 1999
ELTON DEAN QED album cover 2.50 | 1 ratings
QED
Avant-Garde Jazz 2000
ELTON DEAN Dean-Trovesi Double Quartet ‎: Freedom In Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dean-Trovesi Double Quartet ‎: Freedom In Jazz
Avant-Garde Jazz 2001
ELTON DEAN Sea of Infinity album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Sea of Infinity
Avant-Garde Jazz 2004
ELTON DEAN Freebeat : Northern Lights album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Freebeat : Northern Lights
Avant-Garde Jazz 2006
ELTON DEAN Elton Dean's Ninesense Suite album cover 4.00 | 2 ratings
Elton Dean's Ninesense Suite
Avant-Garde Jazz 2011
ELTON DEAN Remembrance album cover 3.93 | 2 ratings
Remembrance
Avant-Garde Jazz 2013

ELTON DEAN EPs & splits

ELTON DEAN live albums

ELTON DEAN Oh! For the Edge (Elton Dean's Ninesense) album cover 3.12 | 3 ratings
Oh! For the Edge (Elton Dean's Ninesense)
Avant-Garde Jazz 1976
ELTON DEAN They All Be on This Old Road album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
They All Be on This Old Road
Avant-Garde Jazz 1977
ELTON DEAN The Bologna Tape album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Bologna Tape
Avant-Garde Jazz 1985
ELTON DEAN Welcomet Live In Brazil 1986 album cover 3.00 | 2 ratings
Welcomet Live In Brazil 1986
Avant-Garde Jazz 1987
ELTON DEAN EDQ  Live album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
EDQ Live
Avant-Garde Jazz 1989
ELTON DEAN Unlimited Saxophone Company album cover 3.75 | 2 ratings
Unlimited Saxophone Company
Avant-Garde Jazz 1990
ELTON DEAN Put It Right Mr.Smoothie (as Anglo Italian Quartet) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Put It Right Mr.Smoothie (as Anglo Italian Quartet)
Avant-Garde Jazz 1991
ELTON DEAN The Vortex Tapes album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
The Vortex Tapes
Avant-Garde Jazz 1992
ELTON DEAN Live at the Jazz Café (aka Bar Torque) album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Live at the Jazz Café (aka Bar Torque)
Avant-Garde Jazz 1992
ELTON DEAN Rumours Of An Incident (with Roswell Rudd) album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Rumours Of An Incident (with Roswell Rudd)
Avant-Garde Jazz 1996
ELTON DEAN Live At The BBC (as Ninesense) album cover 4.04 | 3 ratings
Live At The BBC (as Ninesense)
Avant-Garde Jazz 2003
ELTON DEAN Organon : Klusterbuckstuckle album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Organon : Klusterbuckstuckle
Avant-Garde Jazz 2004
ELTON DEAN Avant (with Sophia Domancich ) album cover 3.50 | 2 ratings
Avant (with Sophia Domancich )
Avant-Garde Jazz 2005
ELTON DEAN Elton Dean . Paul Dunmall . Paul Rogers . Tony Levin : Elton album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Elton Dean . Paul Dunmall . Paul Rogers . Tony Levin : Elton
Avant-Garde Jazz 2006
ELTON DEAN The Unbelievable Truth (with The Wrong Object) album cover 3.30 | 4 ratings
The Unbelievable Truth (with The Wrong Object)
Fusion 2007
ELTON DEAN The 100 Club Concert 1979 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The 100 Club Concert 1979
Avant-Garde Jazz 2012

ELTON DEAN demos, promos, fans club and other releases (no bootlegs)

ELTON DEAN re-issues & compilations

ELTON DEAN Two's and Three's album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Two's and Three's
Avant-Garde Jazz 1994
ELTON DEAN Happy Daze / Oh! For The Edge album cover 3.75 | 2 ratings
Happy Daze / Oh! For The Edge
Avant-Garde Jazz 2009

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ELTON DEAN Reviews

ELTON DEAN The Cheque Is in the Mail

Album · 1977 · Avant-Garde Jazz
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The year is 1977 and synthesizer still isn't a every band's (boring) toy as a decade or two after. There are two kind of jazz albums incl. synthesizer coming from seventies - rare very creative,almost unique works combining new sounds possibilities with improvisation in a true jazz tradition key and others - where musicians are openly fascinated by their expensive toys and enjoy their possibilities more than care about the music they produce.

"The Cheque Is In The Mail" unfortunately belongs to the second category. Two of leading British scene's reeds players saxist Elton Dean and trumpeter Kenny Wheeler are part of the trio with American drummer/percussionist and keyboardist Joe Gallivan. Dean has already released few suite successful albums as leader (demonstrating very own combination of avant-garde jazz and tuneful, even sentimental rock-songs influenced composition). His solo career is radically different from the music known from his previous band - Soft Machine. Gallivan was a Soft Machine member too (he replaced Robert Wyatt in a band), but as Dean is obviously attracted by free jazz here.

Unfortunately, nothing works properly on trio's album. Credited to Dean as leader, "The Cheque..." is in fact an evidence of how much Gallivan enjoys his synthesizer. Playing extremely free (or better to say - demonstrating the possibilities of his expensive toy in a form of free improvs) on whole album, Gallivan doesn't care much that both reeds players can't find the way how to play and most of time just add some minimalist solos here and there without even expecting of having a chance for true musical collaboration.

Nothing happens till the very end - ten-songs album stays in reality a bag of bulky unrelated sounds. Probably at the time of release it has some special attractiveness containing those spacey early analogue synths' sounds, but from distance of time it doesn't sound attractive anymore. Obvious collectors item, hardly more.

ELTON DEAN El Skid

Album · 1977 · Avant-Garde Jazz
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One of the four Elton Dean albums released in 1977, "El Skid" (what comes from Elton + Skidmore), is the only one of them released outside of his home country (on the tiny German Vinyl Records), all the others come from the English Ogun label.

The quartet on here is led equally by two British sax players, Elton Dean and Alan Skidmore, and also includes acoustic bassist Chris Laurence and ex-Soft Machine drummer John Marshall. Released during a time when Soft Machine had become inactive but still retained name recognition. It's not unusual that the music recorded by this band's living legend Elton Dean (plus one more ex-Machinist) attracted a lot of attention from their former band's fans, but it wasn't necessarily for good at all.

Even if the album's opener, "Dr. Les Mosses", sounds quite close to early 70s "Softs" fusion, the rest of the music is pure jazz, and even more - quite straight-ahead jazz (at least compared to many of Dean's freer works). This co-led quartet plays quite melodic free-bop and blues-rooted groovy music, the kind one can hardly find on other Dean albums. Four long compositions are influenced more by Eric Dolphy and Sonny Rollins than the Canterbury scene they came from, or the quirky English improv-based avant-garde jazz of that time.

Reissued in 2001 on the UK Voiceprint label which specializes in the Canterbury scene and other rock-jazz reissues and vault material releases, this album missed its second chance to find the right listener and it's a pity, since it contains some really good jazz coming from one of Dean's most fruitful periods. Anyone coming from an interest in the Canterbury scene and wanting to dig deeper into the Elton Dean solo works can start here - this free, but quite accessible album could become a good entry to his other, often more "out" and quirky solo music.

ELTON DEAN Remembrance

Album · 2013 · Avant-Garde Jazz
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"Remembrance" is the last album (June 2014) from the excellent British sax player, Elton Dean. It features just four long compositions, released as a double CD set. Recorded in a London studio in 2004, this music perfectly represents Dean's(who passed away in 2006, being just 60) improvisational side.

Widely known as an early member of Soft Machine (where he spent three years only), Elton Dean for decades was one of the key figures in the British free jazz and improvs scene (quite regularly returning to progressive rock recordings as well). Here on this excellent double album, each extended improvisation is played by a different line-up: bass-drums duo,two different trios and a quartet. Dean's equally skilled collaborators here are Paul Dunmal on tenor, Paul Rogers on bass and American expatriate drummer Tony Bianco.

Probably the most impressive fact from all of these sets is how well-balanced this music is without being overpowering. Quirky rhythm sections drive the flow ahead of Dean's laconic and melodic alto sax and saxelo inclusions. There are not even a few free spaces during the two hours of music, but the sound is so loose that being generally up-tempo and muscular compositions. they still sound almost relaxed.

Everyone interested in Elton Dean's freer side will enjoy this album for sure.

ELTON DEAN The Unbelievable Truth (with The Wrong Object)

Live album · 2007 · Fusion
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Sean Trane
Whether this is an Elton Dean album or a Wrong Object one is up for debate, but I’m more of a partisan of classifying it with TWO’s discography, because four of the seven tracks are TWO compositions (and therefore “new”, while the three Elton pieces are almost old standards. Nevertheless the two parties had arranged for more than just one session/gig, but Elton’s health would not allow it, since he departed for the big jam session in the naught. They’d had prior contacts and had sent tapes to each other.

Aymeric tells us of the circumstances of this gig, and how the band had barely had anytime at all to set up and no sound-check to play the first half of the gig, as usual, mostly made up of Frank Zappa covers. Then Elton joined them for the second set, and right from the opening Seven For Lee, all madness breaks loose. In many ways, we’re not far away from Soft Machine’s type of fusion during Elton’s tenure in that band, but this is valid for much (if not all) of TWO’s compositions. You’d swear it is Hopper on bass at the start of Millenium Jumble, because it’s a stealing hot Machinist-like number where Elton shines like one thousand sun (Delplancq ans Estievenaert leave him all the space to roam around).

However Dean’s Baker’s Treat is a bit of the odd piece out of the set, since it plays a fairly trad jazz game, and sticks out a bit from the rest of the set. Indeed with Delville’s Unbelievable truth (the title track) we return to fuzz territory worthy of the Machine, and even more. Indeed the track reaches an enthralling intensity, especially during Delville’s lava-melting guitar solo (he’s the band’s main songwriter). Surprisingly enough Cannery Catastrophe is a sung piece, though the vocal parts are so few that it might as well have been an instrumental. But the piece also develops in a wild full-blast blow-out. Elton’s old Basho Variations might just be the evening’s more dissonant piece, but it’s definitely a gentle side, with some slight bop influences.

This album was the last one Elton Dean recorded and in some ways, it’s the perfect testimony of his JR/F side, albeit incomplete, since The Unbelievable Truth doesn’t show his more experimental or extreme facet, but I’m ever so grateful that destiny made that his last album he participated is a great one. Thank you Elton…. And RIP.

ELTON DEAN Live At The BBC (as Ninesense)

Live album · 2003 · Avant-Garde Jazz
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Sean Trane
After having returned from the Netherlands from his Supersister tenure, Elton formed his next group called Ninesense with some of his usual suspects from the London jazz scene, including Charig, Skidmore, Tippett and the London South African contingent of Moholo, Feza, Malfatti and Harry Miller. Add trombonist Nieman, and you’ll reach the nine members of this formation, hence the band’s name. After their first Oh For The Edge album (released on the Ogun label in 75), the band toured extensively Europe and played some broadcasts before releasing their second Happy Daze album (still on Ogun) the following year. While the band remained somewhat active until the later 70’s, those were their only two albums. The present Hux label release features two BBC gigs, including one from their productive era in 75, while the second part is from the band’s later days in early 78, with the notable change of Harry Beckett, in lieu of the then-deceased Mongezi Feza and Nick Evans for Paul Nieman.

The first BBC radio session dates from mid-75 and offers a rather jazzy side with big band penchants, and the opening Dancin’ track will surprise those expecting a full frontal Dean-Tippett attack. However, the following Soothing piece offers a much more experimental side of Ninesense, where the aforementioned Elton and Keith really play up a dissonant typhoon of notes, enough to destabilize the old Londinium foundations to let the Thames in the basement. The reprise of Sweet Francesca certainly doesn’t follow its predecessor’s mood, and to be honest, its 50’s slow-paced aura bores me to shreds. The much faster Bidet Bebop is much less a snoozefest, and despite the trad bop rhythm, but Malfatti’s trombone, Dean’s sax and Tippett’s 100MPH piano challenge your tolerance levels. On the whole, the set varies from almost-swing to dissonant bop, with tad of avant-garde in Soothing.

The second set dates from the later days of the venture, but the least one can hear and say is that the band had lost none of its impetus and power in the winter of 78, and present energy levels closer to the rock realm, and even more in the JR/F genre. After a dissonant start, the band goes into some typical soundscapes for some 16 minutes, sometimes strongly reminiscent of Centipede, where Tippett’s ever discernable piano emerges from the aural quagmire and leads the brass and woods into an unstoppable inferno spiral in which the grand piano will fall into at the superb chaotic Nicra end. The closing Seven For Me is an awesome slow tense crescendo that grows on you as it unwinds its aural wings around your powerless awe-stricken ears. Indeed my preference goes for this second set, and one can wonder what their third album might have sounded like, if recorded at the time of this broadcast. Surely not many bands still played with this kind of energy back then (79).

Both of the Ninesense studio albums on Ogun Records during the 70’s have received a recent CD 2on1 reissue from Ogun, and the least we can say is that despite the typical Ninesense spirit and sound, their live facet was somewhat different than their studio works. Of course it doesn’t help that there are few common tracks between these sessions and the studio, and when there are, they’re titled a bit differently, as to highlight some consequent differences. One may not want to choose whether he prefers the live or studio version of the band, but this BBC Sessions makes a perfect companion album in the Ninesense discography. Actually prefer this posthumous release to the two historical albums.

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