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John Hackett

John Hackett
Country
England
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John Hackett is a British flautist, the younger brother of guitarist Steve Hackett. Although his primary instrument is the flute, he also plays guitar, bass, and keyboards. John comes from both classical and rock backgrounds and has played with ensembles such as The English Flute Quartet and the Westminster Camerata, as well as appearing on albums and touring with his brother. He is also a member of the ambient music trio, Symbiosis.
Website
http://hacktrax.co.uk
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Releases on file (21)
Steve Hackett — At the Edge of Light Steve Hackett — At the Edge of Light
(Inside Out Music , 2019, CD / LP / DL)
Steve Hackett — The Night Siren Steve Hackett — The Night Siren
(Inside Out Music 88985410462, 2017, CD)
John Hackett Band — We Are Not Alone John Hackett Band — We Are Not Alone
(Esoteric Recordings EANTCD21067, 2017, 2CD)
Luigi Milanese — Closer to Heaven Luigi Milanese — Closer to Heaven
(Black Widow LM002-02, 2016, CD)
John Hackett — Another Life John Hackett — Another Life
(Esoteric Recordings EANTCD 1053, 2015, CD)
Syndone — Odysséas Syndone — Odysséas
(AltrOck Productions Fading FAD-012, 2014, CD)
Nick Fletcher and John Hackett — Overnight Snow - For Flute and Guitar Nick Fletcher and John Hackett — Overnight Snow - For Flute and Guitar
(Hacktrax HTRX007, 2013, CD)
Marco Lo Muscio / John Hackett / Carlo Matteucci — Playing the History Marco Lo Muscio / John Hackett / Carlo Matteucci — Playing the History
(Hacktrax HTRX006, 2013, CD)
Steve Hackett — Beyond the Shrouded Horizon Steve Hackett — Beyond the Shrouded Horizon
(Inside Out Music IOMCD 348, 2011, 2CD)
John Hackett — Moonspinner John Hackett — Moonspinner
(Hacktrax HTRX005, 2011, CD)
Steve Hackett — Out of the Tunnel's Mouth (Deluxe Edition) Steve Hackett — Out of the Tunnel's Mouth (Deluxe Edition)
(Inside Out Music 0505388, 2010, 2CD)
John Hackett & Moodi Drury — Red Planet Rhythm John Hackett & Moodi Drury — Red Planet Rhythm
(Hacktrax HTRX003, 2006, CD)
John Hackett — Velvet Afternoon John Hackett — Velvet Afternoon
(Hacktrax HTRX001, 2006, CD)
John Hackett — Checking out of London John Hackett — Checking out of London
(Hacktrax HTRX002, 2005, CD)
John Hackett & Steve Hackett — Sketches of Satie John Hackett & Steve Hackett — Sketches of Satie
(Camino CAMCD20, 2000, CD)
Steve Hackett with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra — A Midsummer Night's Dream Steve Hackett with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra — A Midsummer Night's Dream
(Camino CAMCD22, 1997, CD)
Steve Hackett — Premonitions: The Charisma Years 1975-1983 Steve Hackett — Premonitions: The Charisma Years 1975-1983
(Universal, 1983/2015, 10CD+4DVD)
Anthony Phillips — Sides Anthony Phillips — Sides
(Voiceprint VP534CD, 1979/2012, 2CD)
Steve Hackett — Please Don't Touch! Steve Hackett — Please Don't Touch!
(Chrysalis CHR 1176 , 1978, LP)
Anthony Phillips — The Geese and the Ghost Anthony Phillips — The Geese and the Ghost
(Passport PVC 8905, 1977, LP)
Steve Hackett — Voyage of the Acolyte Steve Hackett — Voyage of the Acolyte
(Charisma CDSCDR 1111, 1975/2005, CD)

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