Buy Alexis Korner: The Biography New edition by Harry Shapiro (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on. Born in Paris in , Korner’s family moved to London in and became turned on to the blues shortly thereafter. He started playing piano. Alexis Korner has 6 ratings and 1 review. By the time Alexis Korner died, aged 55 , on New Years Day , he had secured himself a place in history. Dubb.

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Infor Biogrsphy ‘s 50th birthday, an all-star concert was held featuring Eric ClaptonPaul JonesChris Farloweand Zoot Moneywhich was later released as a video. However, by that time its originally stellar line-up and crowd of followers had mostly left to start their own bands.

35 Years Ago: Alexis Korner, ‘Founder of British Blues,’ Dies

In he presented a six part documentary for the BBC, The Rolling Stones Story, and in he established a weekly blues and soul show on Radio 1, which ran until Others to come under his influence ranged fr By the time Alexis Korner died, aged 55, on New Years Dayhe had secured himself a place in history. Very soon they were attracting blues enthusiasts from all over England.

At virtually the same time that Blues Incorporated ‘s debut was going into stores, Cyril Davies left the group over Koener ‘s decision to add horns to their sound. InKorner formed the last and greatest “supergroup” of his career, Rocket 88featuring himself on guitar, Jack Bruce on upright bass, Ian Stewart on piano, and Charlie Watts on drums, backed by trombonists and saxmen, and one or two additional keyboard players.


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Although Cyril Davies left the group in lateBlues Incorporated continued to record, with Korner at the helm, until Rik rated it liked it Oct 22, Member Of Rocket June Learn how biogra;hy when to remove this template message. Edgard Vergara Alcantar marked it as to-read Jan 25, Paperbackpages.

Died January 1, in London, England. In the mid s, while touring Germany, he established an intensive working relationship with bassist Colin Hodgkinson who played for the support act Back Door.

Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. They toured Europe and recorded several gigs, the highlights of which were included on a self-titled album released by Atlantic Records. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Preview — Alexis Korner by Harry Shapiro. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Alexis Korner

Korner played on the “supersession” album B. Drinking Hanging Out In Love.

Lost in the Blues” and “Graham Bond: In response, Korner released Bootleg Hima retrospective compiled from tapes in his personal collection, including recordings with Robert PlantMick Jaggerand Charlie Watts.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It was during the ’70s that Korner had his only major hit, as leader with Peter Thorup of the member big-band ensemble CCS.


In contrast to the many blues-rock fusion records with which Korner had been associated, Rocket 88 mixed blues with boogie-woogie jazz, the group’s repertory consisting largely of songs written by W. The stream was stopped connection time out occurred. Brandon Allen rated it liked it Jan 05, Records artists Transatlantic Records artists Charisma Records artists Deaths from lung cancer Deaths from cancer in England British rhythm and blues boom musicians Collective Consciousness Society allexis 20th-century Kornwr singers 20th-century guitarists Blues Incorporated members.

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Korner also played on B. Alexis Andrew Nicholas Koerner 19 April — 1 Januaryknown professionally as Alexis Kornerwas a British blues musician and radio broadcaster, who has sometimes been referred to as “a founding father of British blues “.

Books by Harry Shapiro. Read more on Last. To ask other readers questions about Alexis Kornerplease sign up. A chain smoker all of biogrqphy life, Korner died of lung cancer at the beginning of Koerner was born in Paris, to an Austrian Jewish father and a Greek mother.

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