Starting Fires: Live at The 100 Club, 1970 by Mike Osborne - British Progressive Jazz [BPJ015M] FLAC download included with physical items

Starting Fires: Live at The 100 Club, 1970

A 2 track avant garde jazz album (42m 20s) — released August 4th 2023 on British Progressive Jazz

A sensational, previously unheard session by legendary British free jazz saxophonist Mike Osborne, recorded in December 1970 at London's famous 100 Club. From Osborne's personal tape collection. Feautures two compositions currently thought to be unrecorded in any other setting.


Mike Osborne - alto sax

Alan Skidmore - tenor sax

Harry Miller - double bass

Louis Moholo - drums

Original mastering by Mike King. Additional mastering by Matt Parker for British Progressive Jazz in association with Improjazz.

Photographs courtesy of Riccardo Bergerone.

Artwork & design bt Matt Parker.

Very special thanks to: Philippe Renaud, Riccardo Bergerone, Mark Wastell, Fabio Loli, Pat Thomas, Zil Bareisis, Matt Leivers, Kirk Annett, Nigel Atkinson, Simon Keslake, Kelly N. Wiggin, Wayne Duncan, Andrew Naylor. Arno Kolster, Richard Hammond, Wang Xj, Robert Mallett, Mark Huggett, Collin Markum, Stuart Ansell.

Dedicated to the memory of Mike King.

This remaster © 2023 British Progressive Jazz in association with Improjazz.

All tracks composed by Mike Osborne ℗ 1970.

...wild and free and very, very beautiful'. ★★★★ - Ben Thompson Mojo Magazine

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