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Nucleus
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Nucleus were a pioneering jazz-rock band from Britain who continued in different forms from 1969 to 1989. In their first year they won first prize at the Montreux Jazz Festival, released the album Elastic Rock, and performed both at the Newport Jazz Festival and the Village Gate jazz club. They were led by Ian Carr, who had been in the Rendell-Carr Quintet during the mid and late 60s, and was a respected figure in British jazz for more than forty years. Their jazz-based music evolved from an early sound incorporating elements of progressive and psychedelic rock toward combination with a funkier sound in the mid and late 70s. Many notable musicians passed through the band, including Chris Spedding, Roy Babbington, Dave MacRae, John Marshall, and Karl Jenkins.
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http://iancarrsnucleus.net
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Releases on file (14)
Ian Carr and Nucleus — Bracknell Sunshine Ian Carr and Nucleus — Bracknell Sunshine
(Gonzo Multimedia HST267CD , 1980/2016, CD)
Ian Carr and Nucleus — Three of a Kind Ian Carr and Nucleus — Three of a Kind
(Gonzo Multimedia HST268CD, 1980/2015, CD)
Ian Carr's Nucleus — Out of the Long Dark Ian Carr's Nucleus — Out of the Long Dark
(Capitol TOCJ-50254, 1979/2011, CD)
Ian Carr's Nucleus — In Flagrante Delicto Ian Carr's Nucleus — In Flagrante Delicto
(BGO BGOCD599, 1977/2003, CD)
Nucleus — Alleycat Nucleus — Alleycat
(Vertigo 6360 124, 1975, LP)
Nucleus — Snakehips Etcetera Nucleus — Snakehips Etcetera
(Vertigo 6360 119, 1975, LP)
Nucleus — Under the Sun Nucleus — Under the Sun
(Vertigo 6360 110, 1974, LP)
Ian Carr with Nucleus — Labyrinth Ian Carr with Nucleus — Labyrinth
(Vertigo UICY-93265, 1973/2007, CD)
Ian Carr's Nucleus — Roots Ian Carr's Nucleus — Roots
(Vertigo 6360 100, 1973, LP)
Nucleus — Hemispheres Nucleus — Hemispheres
(Hux Records 078, 1971/2006, CD)
Nucleus — Live in Bremen Nucleus — Live in Bremen
(Cuneiform Rune 173/172, 1971/2003, 2CD)
Ian Carr with Nucleus+ — Solar Plexus Ian Carr with Nucleus+ — Solar Plexus
(Vertigo UICY-9266, 1971/2003, CD)
Nucleus — We'll Talk About It Later Nucleus — We'll Talk About It Later
(Vertigo 6360 027, 1971, LP)
Nucleus — Elastic Rock Nucleus — Elastic Rock
(Repertoire REPUK 1076, 1970/2005, CD)

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