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The Tangent

The Tangent
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Originally formed by keyboardists Andy Tillison and Sam Baine of Parallel or 90 Degrees and The Flower Kings' guitarist Roine Stolt, bassist Jonas Reingold, and drummer Zoltan Csörsz. The septet was completed by renowned saxophonist David Jackson of Van der Graaf Generator and multi-instrumentalist Guy Manning. The band was scheduled only to be a "one-off" project but has endured far beyond that beginning. The Tangent has had numerous changes in personnel resulting in Tillison being the only member to have been on all the recordings.
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The Tangent — A Spark in the Aether The Tangent — A Spark in the Aether
(Inside Out Music IOMSECD 419, 2015, CD)
The Tangent — Le Sacre du Travail The Tangent — Le Sacre du Travail
(Inside Out Music 0655-2, 2013, CD)
The Tangent — Comm The Tangent — Comm
(Inside Out Music IOMCD 347, 2011, CD)
The Tangent — Down and Out in Paris and London The Tangent — Down and Out in Paris and London
(Inside Out Music 50504-2, 2009, CD)
The Tangent — Not as Good as the Book The Tangent — Not as Good as the Book
(Inside Out Music IOMCD 291, 2008, 2CD)
The Tangent — Going off on One The Tangent — Going off on One
(Inside Out Music IOMCD 278, 2007, CD)
The Tangent — A Place in the Queue The Tangent — A Place in the Queue
(Inside Out Music IOMSECD 237, 2006, 2CD)
The Tangent — The World That We Drive Through The Tangent — The World That We Drive Through
(Inside Out Music IOMACD 2095, 2004, CD)
The Tangent — The Music That Died Alone The Tangent — The Music That Died Alone
(Inside Out Music IOMCD 136, 2003, CD)

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