SOFT MACHINE - ALIVE AND WELL (2CD)

SOFT MACHINE - ALIVE AND WELL (2CD)

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Label: ESOTERIC

Release date: 29/11/2010

Barcode: 5013929733428

Catalog no.: ECLEC0022234

Item ID: 349884

ESOTERIC RECORDINGS are pleased to announce the long overdue release of an expanded 2CD remastered edition of the classic 1978 live album ALIVE & WELL RECORDED IN PARIS by the celebrated Jazz and Rock group SOFT MACHINE. The album was the band s third for EMI sHarvest label and featured a line-up of KARL JENKINS (Piano, Electric Keyboards, Synthesiser), JOHN MARSHALL (Drums), JOHN ETHERIDGE (Acoustic and Electric Guitars) and new members STEVE COOK (Bass Guitar) and RIC SANDERS (Violin). The final live recordings to be released by the band during their lifetime, ALIVE & WELL was the product of
several nights of excellent concerts at Le Palace Theatre in Monmartre, Paris in July 1978. The album was initially released as a single album, although the discovery of multi-track masters of a concert in the archives has resulted in this expanded edition with a CD of additional material recorded in July 1978. Unavailable officially on CD for nearly fifteen years, this Esoteric Recordings reissue has been re-mastered
from the original master tapes and fully restores the original artwork.

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