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Oliver Wakeman

Oliver Wakeman
Country
England
Profile
Oliver Wakeman is a rock keyboardist and composer, best known as a former member of Yes, where he replaced his father, Rick Wakeman. He has also collaborated with a number of other artists and his own band.
Website
http://www.oliverwakeman.co.uk
Related articles (6)
Releases on file (11)
Light Freedom Revival — Truthonomy Light Freedom Revival — Truthonomy
((Not on label) VHDJ0002, 2018, CD)
Light Freedom Revival — Eterniverse Déjà Vu Light Freedom Revival — Eterniverse Déjà Vu
((Not on label) VHDJ0001, 2017, CD)
Gordon Giltrap & Oliver Wakeman — Ravens & Lullabies Gordon Giltrap & Oliver Wakeman — Ravens & Lullabies
(Esoteric Recordings Antenna EANTCD 1013, 2013, CD)
Yes — Fly from Here Yes — Fly from Here
(Frontiers Records FR CD 520, 2011, CD)
Yes — In the Present - Live from Lyon Yes — In the Present - Live from Lyon
(Frontiers Records FR CDVD 537, 2011, 2CD+DVD)
Strawbs — Dancing to the Devil's Beat Strawbs — Dancing to the Devil's Beat
(Witchwoood Media WMCD 2045, 2009, CD)
The Oliver Wakeman Band — Coming to Town: Live in Katowice The Oliver Wakeman Band — Coming to Town: Live in Katowice
(Metal Mind MMP DVD 0137, 2008, DVD)
Steve Howe — Spectrum Steve Howe — Spectrum
(Inside Out Music IOMCD 215, 2005, CD)
Clive Nolan & Oliver Wakeman — The Hound of the Baskervilles Clive Nolan & Oliver Wakeman — The Hound of the Baskervilles
(Verglas VGCD022, 2002, CD)
Clive Nolan & Oliver Wakeman — Jabberwocky Clive Nolan & Oliver Wakeman — Jabberwocky
(Verglas VGCD014, 1999, CD)
Oliver Wakeman — Heaven's Isle Oliver Wakeman — Heaven's Isle
(Verglas VGCD0015, 1997/2000, CD)

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