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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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Albums

Still Happy
Still Happy
My Only Desire Records
2016
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[no cover]
The Modern Sound Of...
RST Records
2008
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Warm Smiles / Themes For Fega.
Warm Smiles / Themes...
Vocalion
2007
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Before and After
Before and After

2003
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[no cover]
Images Of Clarity
RST Records
1993
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[no cover]
Echoez Of...
RST Records
1990
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