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Morris Pert

Morris Pert
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Morris David Brough Pert (8 September 1947 – 27 April 2010) was a Scottish composer, drummer, percussionist, and pianist who composed in the fields of both contemporary classical and jazz-rock music. His compositions include three symphonies, piano music, chamber and solo instrumental music, choral music, and "sonic landscapes" for electronic media. Pert spent two years (1970–1972) with Japanese percussionist Stomu Yamash'ta as a member of his ensembles East Wind and Red Buddha Theatre. He played with Brand X from 1977–1979, composing several tunes for them. He also worked extensively as a session musician and led his own band, Sun Treader.
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Morris Pert — Desert Dances Morris Pert — Desert Dances
(North by Northwest NBYNW 005, 2006, CD)
Morris Pert — The Music of Stars Morris Pert — The Music of Stars
(Buckyball BR020, 2001, CD)
John G. Perry — Seabird John G. Perry — Seabird
(Voiceprint VP169CD, 1995, CD)
Peter Gabriel — Birdy Peter Gabriel — Birdy
(Geffen Records GHS 24070, 1985, LP)
Kate Bush — Hounds of Love Kate Bush — Hounds of Love
(EMI EJ2403841, 1985, LP)
Mike Oldfield — Crises Mike Oldfield — Crises
(Caroline CAR 1850, 1983/2000, CD)
The Anthony Phillips Band — Invisible Men The Anthony Phillips Band — Invisible Men
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 22603, 1983/2017, 2CD)
Mike Oldfield — Five Miles Out Mike Oldfield — Five Miles Out
(Caroline CAR 1853, 1982/2000, CD)
Peter Gabriel — Peter Gabriel (AKA Security) Peter Gabriel — Peter Gabriel (AKA Security)
(Geffen Records GHS 2011, 1982, LP)
Anthony Phillips — 1984 Anthony Phillips — 1984
(Passport PB 6006, 1981, LP)
Peter Hammill — Sitting Targets Peter Hammill — Sitting Targets
(Virgin CDV 2203, 1981/1989, CD)
Brand X — Do They Hurt? Brand X — Do They Hurt?
(Virgin CASCD 1151, 1980/2004, CD)
Kate Bush — Never for Ever Kate Bush — Never for Ever
(EMI EMA 794, 1980, LP)
Mike Oldfield — QE2 Mike Oldfield — QE2
(Caroline CAR 1857, 1980/2000, CD)
Mike Rutherford — Smallcreep's Day Mike Rutherford — Smallcreep's Day
(Virgin CASCD1149, 1980/1989, CD)
Jon Anderson — Song of Seven Jon Anderson — Song of Seven
(Wounded Bird WOU 6021, 1980/2006, CD)
Peter Gabriel — Peter Gabriel Peter Gabriel — Peter Gabriel
(Charisma CDS 4019, 1979, LP)
Mike Oldfield — Platinum (Airborn) Mike Oldfield — Platinum (Airborn)
(Caroline CAR 1856, 1979/2000, CD)
Brand X — Product Brand X — Product
(Virgin CASCD 1147, 1979/2004, CD)
Anthony Phillips — Sides Anthony Phillips — Sides
(Voiceprint VP534CD, 1979/2012, 2CD)
Kate Bush — The Kick Inside Kate Bush — The Kick Inside
(EMI EMC 3223, 1978, LP)
Brand X — Masques Brand X — Masques
(Caroline CAROL 1391-2, 1978/1989, CD)
Nik Turner's Sphynx — Xitintoday Nik Turner's Sphynx — Xitintoday
(Eclectic Discs ECLCD1055, 1978/2007, CD)
Gary Boyle —  The Dancer Gary Boyle — The Dancer
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC2307, 1977/2012, CD)
Bryan Ferry — In Your Mind Bryan Ferry — In Your Mind
(Polydor 2302 055, 1977, LP)
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)
John Martyn — One World John Martyn — One World
(Island Records 981 922-2, 1977/2004, CD)
Wilding / Bonus — Pleasure Signals Wilding / Bonus — Pleasure Signals
(Ozone OZ002-2, 1977/1993, CD)
Bryan Ferry — Let's Stick Together Bryan Ferry — Let's Stick Together
(Island Records ILPS 9367, 1976, LP)
Jack Lancaster & Robin Lumley — Marscape Jack Lancaster & Robin Lumley — Marscape
(Ozone OZ005-2, 1976/1993, CD)
Quantum Jump — Quantum Jump Quantum Jump — Quantum Jump
(Voiceprint MPVP012CD, 1976/1998, CD)
John G. Perry — Sunset Wading John G. Perry — Sunset Wading
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC2041, 1976/2008, CD)
Nova — Blink Nova — Blink
(Vinyl Magic VM 020 , 1975/1990, CD)
Isotope — Deep End Isotope — Deep End
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC2274, 1975/2011, CD)
Morris Pert — Luminos / Chromosphere / 4 Japanese Verses Morris Pert — Luminos / Chromosphere / 4 Japanese Verses
(Chantry ABM 21, 1975, LP)
Suntreader — The Voyage Suntreader — The Voyage
(North by Northwest NNW 002, 1975/2001, CD)
Caravan — The New Symphonia Caravan — The New Symphonia
(Deram , 1974, LP)
Stomu Yamash'ta's Red Buddha Theatre — The Soundtrack from Stomu Yamash'ta's Red Buddha Theatre — The Soundtrack from "The Man from the East"
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2082, 1973/2008, CD)
Sun Treader — Zin-Zin Sun Treader — Zin-Zin
(Island Records HELP13, 1973, LP)
Stomu Yamash'ta / Come to the Edge — Floating Music Stomu Yamash'ta / Come to the Edge — Floating Music
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2084, 1972/2008, CD)

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