Nucleus with Leon Thomas - 'Live 1970' CD
Release date: 6 November, 2014
Cardboard Sleeve Mini LP Replica CD
Digitally mastered at Gearbox Studio from the analogue 1/4" master tape
The first official release of the June 1970 Montreux Jazz Festival concert featuring trumpeter Ian Carr’s pioneering Nucleus performing with US vocalist Leon Thomas on a set of Thomas’ repertoire. The collaboration with Thomas is (in Ian Carr's words) a combination of the “rock thing...with the roots of the music”.
Leon Thomas - vocals, Ian Carr - trumpet & flugelhorn, Karl Jenkins - oboe & piano, Brian Smith - soprano & tenor sax, flute Chris Spedding - guitar, Jeff Clyne - bass, John Marshall - drums