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Harry Beckett

Primary Instrument: Flugelhorn

Born: May 30, 1935 | Died: July 22, 2010    

Harry Beckett

West Indian Harry Beckett, born in Barbados, brought his own highly personal approaches to the trumpet to the cultural stew of the mid- to late 1960s.

Such is the distinctiveness of Beckett's playing that it continues to be the musical equivalent of DNA, and the elements of it were in place by the time he gained a significant break on record in the band of bass player and composer Graham Collier. Down Another Road, recorded in March of 1969, finds Beckett playing flugelhorn exclusively. August 1970 both Beckett and Evans were working with guitarist Ray Russell on his Rites And Rituals album....
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    The Modern Sound Of Harry Beckett

    RST Records
    2008
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    Warm Smiles / Themes For Fega.

    Vocalion
    2007
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    Images Of Clarity

    RST Records
    1993
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    Echoez Of...

    RST Records
    1990
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    Bremen Concert

    RST Records
    1988
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    Grandmothers Teaching

    RST Records
    1988
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    Pictures Of You

    RST Records
    1985
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