MICHAEL GILES

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Michael Giles is sort of the odd man out in the pantheon of top progressive rock drummers. As it is, Carl Palmer and Bill Bruford tend to get the lion's share of admiration between them, the former if flash and volume are the listener's concerns, and the latter if subtlety (and the intricacies of jazz) are on their list of essentials, but Giles deserves to be in there somewhere, if only for his technical proficiency -- he might not have been as visible or active as Palmer or Bruford, but behind the kit on the first King Crimson album, as a member of McDonald & Giles, or as a member of the 21st Century Schizoid Band, he makes the drums do things that most of us don't expect them to, on top of holding the rhythm.

Born in 1942 in Winton, Dorset, England, the elder of two sons, Michael Giles started
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MICHAEL GILES Michael Giles / Jamie Muir / David Cunningham ‎: Ghost Dance album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Michael Giles / Jamie Muir / David Cunningham ‎: Ghost Dance
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1995
MICHAEL GILES Progress album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Progress
Jazz Related Rock 2002
MICHAEL GILES The Adventures Of The Michael Giles MAD BAND album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Adventures Of The Michael Giles MAD BAND
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2009
MICHAEL GILES The Michael Giles Mad Band With Guest Keith Tippett : In The Moment album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Michael Giles Mad Band With Guest Keith Tippett : In The Moment
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2011

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