STAN TRACEY

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Stan Tracey, who has died aged 86 in 2013, was Britain’s finest and most original jazz composer; he was also a pianist of rare distinction, whose work drew praise from some of the greatest jazz musicians — the saxophonist Sonny Rollins once demanding: “Does anyone here realise just how good he is?” Tracey, who was entirely self-taught as a musician, possessed a style that was instantly recognisable. Shaped originally by the twin influences of Duke Ellington and Thelonius Monk, it was founded on a deep vein of lyricism only partly concealed beneath a tough, knotty surface. Like both his mentors, he composed not for instruments but for individual players, and his work brought out the best in several generations of jazz musicians.

Stanley William Tracey was born in south London on December 30 1926, the son of a nightclub bartender. His formal education ended at the age of 12, because he refused
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STAN TRACEY Showcase album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Showcase
Hard Bop 1958
STAN TRACEY Little Klunk album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Little Klunk
Hard Bop 1959
STAN TRACEY Stan Tracey Quartet: Jazz Suite Inspired by Dylan Thomas' Under Milk Wood album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Stan Tracey Quartet: Jazz Suite Inspired by Dylan Thomas' Under Milk Wood
Post Bop 1965
STAN TRACEY Alice in Jazz Land album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Alice in Jazz Land
Progressive Big Band 1966
STAN TRACEY In Person album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In Person
Hard Bop 1967
STAN TRACEY With Love from Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
With Love from Jazz
Hard Bop 1968
STAN TRACEY The Latin American Caper album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Latin American Caper
Latin Jazz 1969
STAN TRACEY We Love You Madly album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
We Love You Madly
Big Band 1969
STAN TRACEY Free an' One album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Free an' One
Hard Bop 1970
STAN TRACEY The 7 Ages Of Man album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The 7 Ages Of Man
Progressive Big Band 1970
STAN TRACEY Perspectives album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Perspectives
Post Bop 1972
STAN TRACEY South East Assignment album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
South East Assignment
Post Bop 1980
STAN TRACEY The Crompton Suite album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Crompton Suite
Post Bop 1981
STAN TRACEY Stan Tracey Now album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Stan Tracey Now
Post Bop 1983
STAN TRACEY The Poets' Suite album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Poets' Suite
Post Bop 1984
STAN TRACEY Stan Tracey Plays Duke Ellington (With Roy Babbington) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Stan Tracey Plays Duke Ellington (With Roy Babbington)
Post Bop 1986
STAN TRACEY Genesis album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Genesis
Progressive Big Band 1987
STAN TRACEY We Still Love You Madly album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
We Still Love You Madly
Big Band 1989
STAN TRACEY Portraits Plus album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Portraits Plus
Post Bop 1992
STAN TRACEY For Heaven's Sake album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
For Heaven's Sake
Post Bop 1996
STAN TRACEY Solo : Trio album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Solo : Trio
Post Bop 1998
STAN TRACEY Stan Tracey, Evan Parker ‎: Suspensions And Anticipations album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Stan Tracey, Evan Parker ‎: Suspensions And Anticipations
Avant-Garde Jazz 2004
STAN TRACEY Stan Tracey / Peter King : The Last Time I Saw You album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Stan Tracey / Peter King : The Last Time I Saw You
Post Bop 2004
STAN TRACEY Stan Tracey & Evan Parker : Crevulations album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Stan Tracey & Evan Parker : Crevulations
Avant-Garde Jazz 2004
STAN TRACEY Let Them Crevulate album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Let Them Crevulate
Hard Bop 2006
STAN TRACEY Comme D'Habitude : Sinatra Tribute Album album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Comme D'Habitude : Sinatra Tribute Album
Bop 2007
STAN TRACEY Senior Moment album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Senior Moment
Post Bop 2009
STAN TRACEY The Flying Pig album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Flying Pig
Hard Bop 2013

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STAN TRACEY Alone At Wigmore Hall album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Alone At Wigmore Hall
Post Bop 1974
STAN TRACEY The Bracknell Connection album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Bracknell Connection
Post Bop 1976
STAN TRACEY Captain Adventure album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Captain Adventure
Hard Bop 1976
STAN TRACEY TNT (with Keith Tippett) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
TNT (with Keith Tippett)
Avant-Garde Jazz 1976
STAN TRACEY Under Milk Wood album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Under Milk Wood
Post Bop 1976
STAN TRACEY Salisbury Suite album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Salisbury Suite
Post Bop 1978
STAN TRACEY Hello Old Adversary! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hello Old Adversary!
Post Bop 1979
STAN TRACEY Stan Tracey`s Hexad Live At Ronnie Scotts album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Stan Tracey`s Hexad Live At Ronnie Scotts
Hard Bop 1986
STAN TRACEY Live At The QEH album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At The QEH
Post Bop 1994
STAN TRACEY Laughin' And Scratchin' album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Laughin' And Scratchin'
Hard Bop 1997
STAN TRACEY The Durham Connection '  (a selection from Duke Ellington's Sacred Concerts) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Durham Connection ' (a selection from Duke Ellington's Sacred Concerts)
Post Bop 2000
STAN TRACEY Live at the Savage Club London album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at the Savage Club London
Post Bop 2001
STAN TRACEY Zach's Dream album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Zach's Dream
Post Bop 2002
STAN TRACEY For All We Know album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
For All We Know
Post Bop 2005
STAN TRACEY Stan Tracey, Evan Parker : Crevulations album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Stan Tracey, Evan Parker : Crevulations
Avant-Garde Jazz 2005
STAN TRACEY Play Monk album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Play Monk
Hard Bop 2007
STAN TRACEY At the Appleby Jazz Festival album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
At the Appleby Jazz Festival
Big Band 2007
STAN TRACEY Stan Tracey & Keith Tippett : Supernova album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Stan Tracey & Keith Tippett : Supernova
Avant-Garde Jazz 2008
STAN TRACEY UK Live – Vol. 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
UK Live – Vol. 1
Hard Bop 2012

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STAN TRACEY Duets (Sonatinas/TNT) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Duets (Sonatinas/TNT)
Avant-Garde Jazz 1993
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"Little Klunk" And "Showcase"
Hard Bop 2003
STAN TRACEY The Return of Captain Adventure album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Return of Captain Adventure
Hard Bop 2006
STAN TRACEY Three Classic Albums Plus album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Three Classic Albums Plus
Hard Bop 2011

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