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Gearbox Records discography

This is a discography of the albums released by the UK based Gearbox Records.

Gearbox specialise in limited edition vinyl releases. Many of these are archive material originally recorded for radio broadcasts and not previously released on albums.

Gearbox Records albums/EPs/singles (1500 series)

Down And Out / Delicate, Samantha Heard, 2009, Gearbox Records GB 1501

Tracks : Down And Out, Delicate

7" single.

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BBC Jazz For Moderns, The Tubby Hayes Band, 2009, Gearbox Records GB 1502

Tracks : Take Your Partners For The Blues, Peace, Souriya, Down In The Village, Early Morning Afterthoughts

Musicians : Tubby Hayes, Bobby Pratt, Eddie Blair, Jimmy Deuchar, Keith Christie, Ken Wray, Alan Civil, Johnny Scott, Bob Efford, Vic Ash, Harry Klein, David Snell, Gordon Beck, Freddy Logan, Alan Ganley

Recorded at the Maida Vale Studios, London in 1962. 12" LP.

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BBC Jazz For Moderns, Joe Harriott Quintet, 2009, Gearbox Records GB 1503

Tracks : Shepherd's Serenade, Pictures, Variations On Monk, Tonal

Musicians : Joe Harriott, Shake Keane, Pat Smythe, Coleridge Goode, Bobby Orr

Recorded at the Maida Vale Studios, London in 1962. 12" vinyl EP.

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Silhouette, Michael Garrick Quartet, 2010, Gearbox Records GB 1504

Tracks : Angel Eyes, A Welter Of Phenomena, Silhouette, I'll Never Be The Same, Get Out Of Town, Threesome, Willow Weep For Me, I Saw Stars, Mr. Paganini

Musicians : Michael Garrick, Peter Shade, Paul Hemmings, Brian Barnes, Josephine Stahl

Recorded in 1958 and previously unreleased. 12" vinyl LP.

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Manumission: BBC Jazz For Moderns, The Don Rendell Quintet, 2010, Gearbox Records GB 1505

Tracks : Manumission, Bring Back The Burch, Frankincense

Musicians : Don Rendell, Graham Bond, Johnny Burch, Tony Archer, Ted Pope

Recorded live for the BBC at the Maida Vale Studios in London in 1962. 10" EP.

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Partying With Joe, Joe Harriott, 2011, Gearbox Records GB 1506

Tracks : Blues, Embraceable You, What Is This Thing Called Love, Sounds Of The Party

Musicians : Joe Harriott, Johnny Weed, Major Holley, Phil Seamen

Live recording from a 1956 "house party". 12" LP.

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The Girl With The Brown Hair, Dick Morrissey With Michael Garrick Trio, 2011, Gearbox Records GB 1507

Tracks : Blues, Autumn Leaves, The Gypsy, The Girl With The Brown Hair

Musicians : Dick Morrissey, Michael Garrick, Dave Green, Colin Barnes

Previously unreleased studio session from 1964. 12" EP.

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Ronnie Scott Quintet & Phil Seamen Quintet, 2011, Gearbox Records GB 1508

Tracks : Time's A Wastin', My Heart Belongs To Daddy, Gone With The Wind, Speak Low, Poinciana, I'll Take Romance, Bass House, Big Man, I.P.A. Special, Time's A Wastin'

Musicians : Phil Seamen, Joe Harriott, Dave Goldberg, Johnny Weed, Major Holley / Ronnie Scott, Jimmy Deuchar, Terry Shannon, Lennie Bush, Allan Ganley

Recorded live for BBC Jazz Club in 1958. 12" LP.

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Massive Vol. 1, Jazz Jamaica All Stars, 2011, Gearbox Records GB 1509

Tracks : Ball Of Fire, My Boy Lollipop, Again, Footprints, Liquidator, Medley: (Love Theme From) The Godfather / Al Capone

Musicians : Gary Crosby, Soweto Kinch, Denys Baptiste, Alex Wilson, Alan Weekes, Juliet Roberts

Tracks originally released on the 2001 album Massive. This is the first vinyl release of the material.

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Tippin': Live In Morecambe 1959, The Jazz Couriers, 2012, Gearbox Records GB 1510

Tracks : Tippin', For All We Know, Embers, Cherokee

Musicians : Tubby Hayes, Ronnie Scott, Terry Shannon, Jeff Clyne, Bill Eyden

Recorded live in Morecambe, UK in 1959. 12" LP.

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So Polite, Sasha Siem, 2013, Gearbox Records GB1511

Tracks : Kind Man's Kiss, So Polite, Tug of War, See-through

Musicians : Sasha Siem, Mivos Quartet (Olivia De Prato, Joshua Modney, Victor Lowrie, Isabel Castellvi)

10" EP.

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Square One, Simon Spillett, 2013, Gearbox Records GB 1512

Tracks : Shepherd’s Serenade, Square One, Yesterday I Heard The Rain, A Night In Tunisia, Bass House, In The Still Of The Night

Musicians : Simon Spillett, John Critchinson, Alec Dankworth, Clark Tracey

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Mirrors, Kenny Wheeler, Norma Winstone & London Vocal Project, 2013, Gearbox Records GB1513

Tracks : Humpty Dumpty, The Broken Heart, The Lover Mourns, Black March, Through The Looking Glass, The Hat, Breughel, Tweedledum, The Bereaved Swan, The Deathly Child, My Soul

Musicians : Kenny Wheeler, Norma Winstone, London Vocal Project, Mark Lockheart, Nikki Iles, Steve Watts, James Maddren

12" LP released in conjunction with Edition Records.

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BBC Jazz Club, The Ronnie Scott Quintet Featuring Alan Skidmore, 2013, Gearbox Records GB 1514

Tracks : Oleo, The 1612 Overture, Where Are You?, Sonnymoon For Two, A Night In Tunisia

Musicians : Ronnie Scott, Alan Skidmore, Gordon Beck, Jeff Clyne, Johnny Butts

Recorded for a BBC programme at the Paris Stusios in London in early 1966. 12" LP.

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A Beautiful Friendship: Remembering Shirley Horn, Mark Murphy, 2013, Gearbox Records GB 1515

Tracks : A Beautiful Friendship, But Beautiful, Get Out Of Town, Here’s To Life

Musicians : Mark Murphy, Till Brönner, Alex Minasian, Curtis Lundy, Steve Williams

12" EP.

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BBC In Concert, Back Door, 2013, Gearbox Records GB 1516

Tracks : Folksong, Roberta, Linin' Track, Forget Me Daisy, Blue Country Blues, His Old Boots, Walking Blues

Musicians : Ron Aspery, Colin Hodgkinson, Tony Hicks, Alexis Korner (guest/compere)

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Prelude To Heart Is A Lotus, The Michael Garrick Sextet With Don Rendell And Ian Carr, 2013, Gearbox Records GB 1517

Tracks : Heart Is A Lotus, Sweet And Sugary Candy, Webster’s Mood, Song By The Sea, Temple Dancer, Little Girl

Musicians : Michael Garrick, Ian Carr, Don Rendell, Coleridge Goode, Trevor Tomkins

Recorded in 1968 for BBC Jazz In Britain. 12" LP.

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Blues For The Hitchhiking Dead: Jazz Poetry Superjam #1, The Live New Departures Jazz Poetry Septet, 2013, Gearbox Records GB 1518

Tracks : McTaggart’s Blues, Flying Home, Night, Blues For The Hitchhiking Dead (Pt 1), Blues For The Hitchhiking Dead (Pt 2), Blues For The Hitchhiking Dead (Pt 3), Afro Charlie

Musicians : Pete Brown, Michael Horovitz, John Mumford, Bobby Wellins, Stan Tracey, Jeff Clyne, Laurie Morgan

Recorded live in Southampton in March 1962. Double 12" LP.

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Ballade Of The Nocturnal Commune / Extra Time Meltdown: Jazz Poetry SuperJam #2, Michael Horovitz Accompanied By Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon And Paul Weller, 2013, Gearbox Records GB 1519

Tracks : Ballade Of The Nocturnal Commune, Extra Time Meltdown

Musicians : Michael Horovitz, Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Paul Weller

Recorded in 2013. 7" single.

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Bankbusted Nuclear Detergent Blues: Jazz Poetry SuperJam #3, Michael Horovitz, Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Paul Weller, 2013, Gearbox Records GB 1520

Tracks : Part One - Soft Soap Flakes Kill, Part Two - Our Wonderful Culture, Part Three - It's The Economy That's Stupid, Part Four - Shock'n'Awe - What's It For?, Part Five - Mutually Assured Destruction = MAD, Part Six - Talkin' 'bout Degeneration

Musicians : Michael Horovitz, Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Paul Weller

Recorded in 2013. 12" LP.

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Protagonist, Slowly Rolling Camera, 2013, Gearbox Records GB 1521

Tracks : Protagonist, Color

Musicians : Dionne Bennett, Dave Stapleton, Deri Roberts, Elliot Bennett, Jasper Hoiby, Matt Robertson, Chris Montague, Mark Lockheart, Neil Yates, Jon Visanji, Catrin Win Morgan, Victoria Stapleton, Katy Rowe, Ilona Bondar, Rebekah Frost, Alice Hoskins, Sarah Stevens

7" single. Produced in conjunction with Edition Records.

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Slowly Rolling Camera, Slowly Rolling Camera, 2013, Gearbox Records GB 1522

Tracks : Protagonist, Dream A Life, The Rain that Falls, Outside, Two Roads, Slowly Rolling Camera, Fragile Ground, Bridge

Musicians : Dionne Bennett, Dave Stapleton, Deri Roberts, Elliot Bennett

12" LP. Produced in conjunction with Edition Records.

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Seven Steps To Heaven: Live At The Hopbine 1972, The Tubby Hayes Quartet, 2013, Gearbox Records GB 1523

Tracks : Someday My Prince Will Come, Seven Steps To Heaven, Alone Together

Musicians : Tubby Hayes, Mike Pyne, Daryl Runswick, Tony Oxley

Recorded live at The Hopbine in London in May 1972. 12" LP.

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Proof, Sasha Siem, 2014, Gearbox Records GB 1524

Tracks : Proof (New York Mix), Proof (Icelandic Mix)

Musicians : Track 1: Sasha Siem, Olivia De Prato, Joshua Modney, Victor Lowrie, Isabel Castellvi / Track 2: Sasha Siem, Isla Mundell-Perkins, Daniel Pioro, Stephen Upshaw, Andrew Power, Borgar Magnason, Samuli Kosminen

7" single.

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Tileyard Improvisations Vol. 1, Max Cooper, 2014, Gearbox Records GB 1525

Tracks : Chronology, Dusk Mass, Theatre Of The Absurd, Animate Expanse

Musicians : Max Cooper, Kathrin deBoer, Quentin Collins, Jack Stevens, Darrel Sheinman

12" mini LP (45 rpm).

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Soy Califa: Live From Magleaas Højskole 1967, Dexter Gordon, 2014, Gearbox Records GB 1526

Tracks : Soy Califa, The Shadow Of Your Smile, The Blues Up And Down

Musicians : Dexter Gordon, Kenny Drew, Niels-Henning Ørsted Petersen, Albert 'Tootie' Heath

Recorded for Danish television in August 1969. 12" LP.

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Brand New Ancients, Kate Tempest, 2014, Gearbox Records GB 1527

Tracks : In The Old Days, And Now Clive's 12, The Editor Looked Over His Glasses, Clive Was Off Her

Musicians : Kate Tempest, Kwake Bass, Raven Bush, Jo Gibson, Natasha Zielasinski

Double 12" LP.

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EP1, Kathrin DeBoer, 2014, Gearbox Records GB1528

Tracks : Knitbone, Something Said, Folly, Not For Me

Musicians : Kathrin deBoer, Vince Sipprell, Aram Zarikian

Recorded in 2014. A 10" EP.

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Live 1970, Nucleus With Leon Thomas, 2014, Gearbox Records GB 1529

Tracks : The Creator Has a Master Plan, Echoes, Damn 'Nam, One, Chains of Love, The Journey

Musicians : Leon Thomas, Ian Carr, Karl Jenkins, Brian Smith, Chris Spedding, Jeff Clyne, John Marshall

Recorded live in June 1970 at the Montreux Jazz Festival. Double 12" LP.

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Dem Ones, Binker And Moses, 2015, Gearbox Records GB 1530

Tracks : No Long ‘Tings, Man Like GP, ÈSÙ, Black Ave Maria, The Creeper, Retoxide

Musicians : Binker Golding, Moses Boyd

12" LP.

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Applewood Road, Applewood Road, 2016, Gearbox Records GB 1531

Tracks : Applewood Road, To The Stars, Old Time Country Song, Home Fires, Honey Won't you, Give Me Love, Sad Little Tune, Lovin' Eyes, Josephine, I'm Not Afraid Anymore, Bring The Car Round, Row Boat, My Love Grows

Musicians : Emily Barker, Amber Rubarth, Amy Speace

Recorded in 2014. 12" LP.

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The Syndicate: Live At The Hopbine 1968 Vol.1, Tubby Hayes Quartet, 2015, Gearbox Records GB 1532

Tracks : The Syndicate, The Gentle Rain, Gingerbread Boy, The Inner Splurge

Musicians : Tubby Hayes, Louis Stewart, Kenny Baldock, Spike Wells

Recorded live at the Hopbine in London in December 1968. 12" LP.

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BBC Session 1971, Nico, 2015, Gearbox Records GB 1533

Tracks : No One Is There, Frozen Warnings, Janitor of Lunacy, Secret Side

Musicians : Nico

Recorded for BBC Radio One Top Gear in February 1971. Originally released on the Strange Fruit label in 1988. 12" EP.

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Gearbox Records albums/EPs/singles: other releases

1612 Overture, Ronnie Scott Quartet, 2015, Gearbox Records RSGB 1001

Tracks : 1612 Overture, The Club And I (Ronnie Scott talking to Les Tomkins)

Musicians : Ronnie Scott, Stan Tracey, Malcolm Cecil, Jackie Dougan

Recorded at Ronnie Scott's club in October 1963. 10" EP.

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Dark Forsage / Seven Up, NTS Trio, 2014, Gearbox Records GBBJ 1001

Tracks : Dark Forsage, Seven Up

Musicians : Michal Nejtek, Petr Tichý, Štepán Smetácek

7" single.

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Last updated February 2015