Home

Jazz-Rock

Abrahams, Mick

All images are copyrighted by their respective copyright owners.

Ex- Jethro Tull and Blodwyn Pig guitarist.

Founded: 1943

Location: Luton, Bedfordshire, England

Website: Squirrel Music: the only Mick Abrahams-Blodwyn Pig Official Site

Akkerman, Jan

All images are copyrighted by their respective copyright owners.

Focus guitarist, won many accolades in Britain during the early 70s.

Founded: 1946

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Website: Jan Akkerman music site - Dutch guitarist - Nederlandse gitarist

Blodwyn Pig

All images are copyrighted by their respective copyright owners.

Mick Abraham's post Jethro Tull band, also featured hornster Jack Lancaster, Andy Pyle and Ron Berg. Both releases were highly successful, both musically and in the UK charts.

Founded: 1968

Location: London, England

Website: Squirrel Music: the only Mick Abrahams-Blodwyn Pig Official Site

Brainstorm

All images are copyrighted by their respective copyright owners.

Hailing from Baden Baden, Brainstorm featured the talents of future Guru Guru man Roland Schaeffer.

Founded: 1970

Location: Baden Baden, Germany

Colosseum

All images are copyrighted by their respective copyright owners.

Led by Jon Hiseman, one of Britian's first jazz-rock bands. The core lineup came together in John Mayall's Bluesbreakers #89, for the Bare Wires album.

Founded: 1968

Location: London, England

Website: Welcome to Temple-Music

Colosseum II

Latter-day outfit from Jon Hiseman, known for good musicians and unspectacular music.

Founded: 1975

Location: London, England

Website: Welcome to Temple-Music

Gilgamesh

All images are copyrighted by their respective copyright owners.

Founded: 1973

Location: London, England

Halsall, Ollie

All images are copyrighted by their respective copyright owners.

From Timebox to Patto to Boxer, via the Rutles and Tempest, and on to Kevin Ayers, Ollie Halsall was one of England's most original guitar players.

Founded: 1949

Location: Southport, Merseyside, England

Website: Welcome to The Official Ollie Halsall Archive

Hansson & Karlsson

Organ/drum duo from Sweden, Hansson & Karlsson were early jazz-rock pioneers. Despite having Jimi Hendrix as fan and jam partner, recordings were near-impossible to find outside their native country. Hansson would later achieve international success as a solo artist.

Founded: 1966

Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Hattler, Hellmut

Bassist for Kraan, one of the world's finest.

Founded: 1952

Location: Ulm, Germany

Website: HATTLER