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Jethro Tull – The Prog Years Tour Rescheduled

Originally scheduled for this September, the Jethro Tull – The Prog Years UK tour has been postponed to the same month next year.  This is due to the ongoing uncertainty regarding putting on large events in the UK. Thus it has been decided that the responsible and safest option for fans, band and crew is to reschedule all 11 of those ...

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Louise Patricia Crane Brings Her Haunting Witch-Queen Voice to Deep Blue

Vocalist and songwriter Louise Patricia Crane has recently been cooperating with Stephen Carey’s collaborative music project The Eden House, specifically on their 2017 album “Songs for the Broken Ones” where she discovered she shared many of Carey’s passions for dark aesthetics and proggy / dreamy soundscapes. So, with Eden House drummer Simon Rippin and bassist Steve Gibbons on board (with ...

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Ian Anderson’s Jethro Tull Tours

Fans of Ian Anderson And The Jethro Tull Band are going to have to make a new year’s resolution about saving that little bit more in 2020, as prog rock icons have some very special events coming up.   Spring will see more intimate live shows with Ian Anderson on Jethro Tull, the summer will find themKeeping The Blues Alive ...

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Martin Barre Goes Down Roads Less Travelled

Martin Barre, best-known as guitarist in Jethro Tull – releases his new solo album Roads Less Travelled through Garage Records on 31st August 2018. Having developed his own distinctive style within the framework of Jethro Tull, Barre’s instantly recognisable and original sound prove the foundation for the record, with Roads Less Travelled said to reflect the last 50 years of his ...

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Jethro Tull celebrate Golden Anniversary

Way back in 1968 on the 2nd of February when the Marquee Club was on Wardour Street a band with a penchant for rock, blues and something a little different stopped changing their name and first performed under one that stuck, Jethro Tull and later that year they would release an album titled This Was on the fledgling Island record ...

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Jethro Tull – The String Quartets

Jethro Tull – The String Quartets

Featuring the songs of Jethro Tull as written by band leader Ian Anderson, largely orchestrated and re-arranged by keyboard player John O’Hara (also of Tull and Anderson’s solo band) and chiefly featuring The Carducci Quartet as musicans, Jethro Tull – The String Quartets proves an interesting reinterpretation of songs that known by millions around the world, a number of them ...

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Jethro Tull – The String Quartets: Songs And Horses

With Jethro Tull – The String Quartets still some months ahead and not due until 24th March, Ian Anderson, John O’Hara, and the Carducci Quartet have released another song from their re-imagining of Jethro Tull songs given a classical flavour with the instrumental ‘Songs And Horses’. ‘Songs And Horses’ is an adaptation of two Jethro Tull numbers, ‘Songs From The ...

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Jethro Tull String Quartet – Ring Out These Bells

Following on from the recently released ‘Pass The Bottle (A Christmas Song)’, Jethro Tull The String Quartet featuring Ian Anderson, John O’Hara and The Caruducci Quartet have a second seasonal offering out in the form of ‘Ring Out These Bells’, an adaptation of the Jethro Tull single ‘Ring Out, Solstice Bells’. “’Ring Out These Bells’ was written for the Songs From ...

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Jethro Tull Go Classical

Jethro Tull The String Quartets is an album of classic Jethro Tull songs by Ian Anderson, arranged for classical string quartet to be released on 24th March 2017 by BMG. Former Jethro Tull members Anderson and keyboard player John O’Hara had been discussing the prospect of a specially conceived album of such material, and when they saw The Carducci Quartet at the London Symphony Orchestra’s LSO St ...

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Ian Anderson Visits Real Jethro Tull’s Grave

On Wednesday 2nd September, Ian Anderson – founder member of prog-rock band Jethro Tull – went to St Bartholomew’s Church in Lower Basildon, near Pangbourne, to visit a memorial of the band’s namesake, who is buried at the church. 18th century agriculturalist Jethro Tull is celebrated as the father of modern farming, and is famous for perfecting the horse drawn seed drill ...

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