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Brand X
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England
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Brand X is a jazz fusion band active initially formed in 1974 by Percy Jones (bass), John Goodsall (guitar), Robin Lumley (keyboards), and Phil Collins, though Pete Bonas (guitar) and John Dillon (drums) were also early members, due in part to Collins' commitments with Genesis. The band has been through many different formations, even featuring varying personnel on individual albums, with Goodsall being the sole constant and Jones always a member, though he has shared bass duties with John Giblin at times. Morris Pert was a member from 1977 to 1979, and other members have included Kenwood Dennard (drums), Chuck Burgi (drums), Pete Robinson (keyboards), Mike Clark (drums), Pierre Moerlen (drums), Frank Katz (drums), Marc Wagnon (mallets, percussion), Danny Wilding (flute), and others.
Website
http://pyoing.net
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Releases on file (16)
Brand X — Locked and Loaded Brand X — Locked and Loaded
(Brand X Live BXCD0168, 2018, CD)
Brand X — But Wait... There's More - Live 2017 Brand X — But Wait... There's More - Live 2017
((Not on label) no#, 2017, CD)
Various Artists — The Fox Lies Down - A Tribute to Genesis Various Artists — The Fox Lies Down - A Tribute to Genesis
(Purple Pyramid CLP 0287, 1998, CD)
Brand X — The X-Files: A 20 Year Retrospective Brand X — The X-Files: A 20 Year Retrospective
(Pangea Music OM1011, 1998, 2CD)
Brand X  — Manifest Destiny Brand X — Manifest Destiny
(Purple Pyramid CLP 9940-2, 1997, CD)
Various Artists — A Tribute to the Music and Works of Brian Eno Various Artists — A Tribute to the Music and Works of Brian Eno
(Cleopatra CLP 0016-2, 1997, CD)
Brand X — X-Communication Brand X — X-Communication
(Ozone OZ-001, 1992, CD)
Brand X  — Trilogy Brand X — Trilogy
(Buckyball B000093NU3, 1990/2003, 3CD)
Brand X — Is There Anything About? Brand X — Is There Anything About?
(Columbia 484437 2, 1982/1998, CD)
Brand X — Do They Hurt? Brand X — Do They Hurt?
(Virgin CASCD 1151, 1980/2004, CD)
Brand X — Product Brand X — Product
(Virgin CASCD 1147, 1979/2004, CD)
Brand X — Masques Brand X — Masques
(Caroline CAROL 1391-2, 1978/1989, CD)
Brand X — Livestock Brand X — Livestock
(Caroline CAROL 1388-2, 1977/1989, CD)
Brand X — Moroccan Roll Brand X — Moroccan Roll
(Caroline CAROL 1392-2, 1977/1989, CD)
Brand X  — Missing Period Brand X — Missing Period
(Outer Music OM-1004, 1976/1997, CD)
Brand X — Unorthodox Behaviour Brand X — Unorthodox Behaviour
(Virgin CASCD1117, 1976/1989, CD)

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