Dick Heckstall-Smith

Dick Heckstall-Smith

Real Name:
Richard Malden Heckstall-Smith
Profile:
Born: September 26, 1934, in Ludlow, England
Died: December 17, 2004.
English saxophonist and composer, played a major role in bringing British Blues and Jazz to the forefront of the world music scene. He was part of one of the important, yet unfortunately over-looked bands, such as the Graham Bond Organization, which also included upstarts Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker. Dick had a long career being part of other legendary bands such as Blues Incorporated, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Colosseum, Mainsqueeze and many other solo projects.
As a performer, Dick was one of the finest showmen of the era, able to play two horns at once and keeping the audience glued to him at all times. He had an amazing charisma both on stage and off.
Eagle Rock Entertainment/BlueStorm Music released Dick Heckstall Smith and Friends, Blues and Beyond CD in 2001, which was nominated for a WC Handy Award.
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Dick Heckstall-Smith Discography

Albums

2343 033 Jack Bruce With John McLaughlin, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Jon Hiseman Jack Bruce With John McLaughlin, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Jon Hiseman - Things We Like (Album) Polydor 2343 033 UK 1970 Sell This Version
86 257-I Dick Heckstall-Smith A Story Ended (Album) Bronze 86 257-I Spain 1972 Sell This Version
260 07 098 Mike Reinhardt Sextett with Dick Heckstall-Smith Mike Reinhardt Sextett with Dick Heckstall-Smith - ... Back In Town(LP) Bellaphon 260 07 098 Germany 1987 Sell This Version
572 65 202 AM Hamburg Blues Band Featuring Dick Heckstall-Smith Hamburg Blues Band Featuring Dick Heckstall-Smith - Live(LP, Album) Pool 572 65 202 AM Germany 1989 Sell This Version
MDCD 201 Dick Heckstall-Smith Where One Is(CD, Album) Mainstream Records MDCD 201 Austria 1991 Sell This Version
ACD 3017, 19562-2 Dick Heckstall-Smith / Jack Bruce / John Stevens (2) Dick Heckstall-Smith / Jack Bruce / John Stevens (2) - This That(CD, Album) Atonal Records, EFA ACD 3017, 19562-2 Germany 1994 Sell This Version
KCD 5065 Dick Heckstall-Smith, John Stevens (2) Dick Heckstall-Smith, John Stevens (2) - Bird In Widnes(CD) Konnex Records KCD 5065 Germany 1995 Sell This Version
GTR 106 Dick Heckstall-Smith Obsession Fees(CD, Album, RE, RM) New Music - Green Tree GTR 106 Germany 1999 Sell This Version
3004-2 Dick Heckstall-Smith Dick Heckstall-Smith And Friends - Blues And Beyond(CD, Album) Blue Storm Music 3004-2 US 2001 Sell This Version
VP266CD Dick Heckstall Smith* Woza Nasu(CD, Album, RE) Voiceprint VP266CD UK 2002 Sell This Version
BP-16942 / 4041423 Dick Heckstall-Smith You Don't Know Dick(CD, Album, Promo) Clearpress BP-16942 / 4041423 UK 2004 Sell This Version
RAMA0115 Wentus Blues Band & Dick Heckstall-Smith Wentus Blues Band & Dick Heckstall-Smith - Man Of Stone(CD, Album) Quality Ramasound Records RAMA0115 Finland 2015 Sell This Version

Compilations

529.904 Graham Bond + Jack Bruce + Ginger Baker + Dick Heckstall-Smith Graham Bond + Jack Bruce + Ginger Baker + Dick Heckstall-Smith - Faces And Places Vol. 4(LP, Comp) BYG Records 529.904 France 1972 Sell This Version

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