Theo Travis

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Theo Travis
Theo Travis in Vicenza 10-05-2015.JPG
Theo Travis in concerto a Vicenza il 10 maggio 2015
NazionalitàRegno Unito Regno Unito
GenereRock progressivo[1]
Musica d'ambiente[1]
Jazz[1]
Periodo di attività musicale1990 – in attività
Strumentoflauto, sassofono, clarinetto
Gruppo attualeGong, Soft Machine Legacy, The Tangent, Cipher, Theo Travis Quartet
Gruppi precedentiIn Cahoots, Hatfield and the North, Porcupine Tree
Album pubblicati9
Studio8
Live1
Sito ufficiale

Theo Travis (Birmingham, 7 luglio 1964) è un flautista, sassofonista, clarinettista e compositore britannico di musica jazz, ambient e di rock progressivo.

Si laurea in musica classica all'università di Manchester, e durante gli studi comincia a suonare in band di rock e jazz, una delle prime è quella del trombettista/batterista Andy Hague nel 1990.[2]

Oltre che per i suoi album da solista è noto per le sue collaborazioni con band e musicisti di alto livello, tra i quali, nel passato, David Sylvian, Bill Nelson, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Richard Sinclair, John Foxx, gli In Cahoots, gli Hatfield and the North ed i Porcupine Tree.

Attualmente è coinvolto nei seguenti progetti:

Discografia[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  • Double Talk (33jazz) - 2007
  • Eleven Bowls of Acidophilus Flute Salad (Tonefoat/C) - 2006
  • Earth to Ether (33Jazz) - 2004
  • Steve Lawson/Theo Travis: For the Love of Open Spaces (Pillow Mountain) - 2003
  • Slow Life (Ether Sounds) - 2003
  • Theo Travis/Mark Hewins: Guerrilla Music (Burning Shed) - 2002
  • Burning Shed Records: Sampler Two - Travis / Hewins la traccia "Slow Life" (Burning Shed) - 2002
  • Heart of the Sun - 2001
  • Passion Dance - Live at Ronnie's - 1999
  • Marshall Travis Wood: Bodywork (33Jazz) - 1998
  • Secret Island (33Jazz) - 1996
  • View From the Edge (33Jazz) - 1994 (Eletto il miglior CD di jazz del 1994 da un sondaggio dei critici e lettori di "Jazz on CD")
  • 2 AM - 1993

Collaborazioni[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  • David Gilmour: Rattle That Lock (2015)
  • Steven Wilson: The Raven That Refused To Sing (and Other Stories) (Kscope) - 2013
  • Steven Wilson: Grace for Drowning (Kscope) - 2011
  • Soft Machine Legacy: Live Adventures (MoonJune Records) - 2010
  • Travis & Fripp: Live at Coventry Cathedral - 2009
  • Jade Warrior: NOW - 2008
  • Travis & Robert Fripp: Thread - 2008
  • The Tangent: Not as Good as the Book (Inside Out) - 2008
  • No-man: Schoolyard Ghosts' (Kscope/Snapper Music) - 2008
  • Bass Communion: Pacific Codex (Headphone Dust) - 2008
  • Cary Grace: Where You Go (Door 13 Music) - 2007
  • The Tangent: A Place in the Queue (Inside Out) - 2006
  • John Lester: So Many Reasons (Midnite Cafe) - 2006
  • Porcupine Tree: Stupid Dream (Special Edition 2 CD set) (Lava/Atlantic) - 2006
  • Cipher: Elemental Forces (Burning Shed) - 2005
  • Nine Horses: (David Sylvian/Steve Jansen/Burnt Friedman) Snow Bourne Sorrow - (SamadhiSound) - 2005
  • Bass Communion: Indicates Void (Tonefloat) - 2005
  • A Marble Calm: Surfacing (Burning Shed) - 2004
  • The Tangent: The World That We Drive Through (Inside Out) - 2004
  • Steven Wilson: Unreleased Electronic Music Volume 1 (Headphone Dust) - 2004
  • Bass Communion: Ghosts on magnetic tape (Headphone Dust) - 2004
  • Tito Lopez Combo: Still Smokin' (Tito's Records) - 2004
  • Karen Lane: Taste - 2004
  • David Sinclair: Into the Sun - 2003
  • David Sinclair: Full Circle - 2003
  • Uri Geller: Meditations (Forkbender) - 2003
  • Uri Geller: Words of Courage and Inspiration (Forkbender) - 2003
  • Darkroom: Remixes - 2003
  • Porcupine Tree: The Sky Moves Sideways (Riedizione) (Delerium) - 2003
  • House of Thandoy: House of Thandoy - 2003
  • Harbans Srih's Vybesmen: Harbans Srih's Vybesmen (Tito Records) - 2003
  • Bass Communion: / Various Bass Communion remixed (Headphone Dust) - 2003
  • No-man: All that you are (Hidden Art EP) - 2003
  • Aphratec: The Discerning Dancefloor - Volume One "All Things" track on vinyl compilation album (Care in the Community Records).
  • Cipher: One Who Whispers (Gliss) - 2002
  • Gong: OK Friends (Gas) - 2002
  • Gong: From Here to Eternity (2CD riedizione) (Snapper) - 2002
  • Gong: High above the Subterranea - live DVD (Snapper) - 2002
  • Inconnu: Les Pensees de Nos Reves (EP) (Over Records) - 2002
  • Akiko Kobayashi: Beloved (Warner Japan) - 2001
  • Anja Garbarek: Smiling and Waving (Virgin Norway) - 2001
  • Jansen Barbieri Karn (JBK): Playing in a room with people (Medium) - 2001 - (Live album)
  • Porcupine Tree: Recordings (K Scope/Snapper) - 2001
  • Bass Communion: Bass Communion 3 (Burning Shed) - 2001
  • Recreator: Solar Sahara (FMR) - 2001
  • No-man: Lost Songs, Volume One (Burning Shed) - 2001
  • No-man: Returning Jesus (3rd Stone) - 2001
  • Rod Blake: Blake (Candid) - 2001
  • Tito Lopez Combo: Tito Rides In (Acid Jazz) - 2001
  • Gong: Zero to Infinity (Snapper music) - 2000
  • Gong: Live to Infinitea (Snapper music) - 2000
  • Bass Communion: Invisible Soundtracks Macro 3 compilation (Leaf) - 2000 ("Quantico" track)
  • Bass Communion: "Drugged" remix on Silver Apples Remix CD (3rd Stone) - 2000
  • Porcupine Tree: Stranger by the minute/Even Less(pt 2) (single, K Scope) - 2000
  • Cipher: Hidden Art compilation (Hidden Art) - 2000 - (exclusive Cipher track "The Lodger pt 2")
  • Jansen Barbieri Karn: Medium sampler. (Medium) - 2000 - (live track "Life without buildings").
  • Pulse Remix CD: DJ Spooky and Steve Jansen tracks (Medium) - 2000
  • Porcupine Tree: Stupid Dream (K scope) - 1999
  • Porcupine Tree: Piano Lessons/ Ambulance Chasing (Kscope) - 1999 - singolo
  • Various: The Sky Goes All The Way Home. (Voiceprint) - 1999 - (tracce di Cipher e No-Man)
  • Bass Communion: Bass Communion 2 (Hidden Art) - 1999
  • Yukihiro Takahashi/Steve Jansen: Pulse (Con - Sipio) - 1999
  • Cipher: No Ordinary Man (Hidden Art) - 1999
  • Jansen Barbieri Karn: _ism (Medium) - 1998
  • Masami Tsuchiya: Forest People (Polygram/ Cross) - 1998
  • Bass Communion: Bass Communion (3rd Stone Records) - 1998
  • Indigo Falls: Indigo Falls (Medium Productions) - 1998
  • Velvet Smooth Moods 2 (Jazz FM Records) - 1998 - track on compilation
  • The Great Unknown: It's out there (Infinity records) - 1998
  • Sugizo: Truth (Polygram/Cross) - 1997
  • Ute: Under The External (traccia - 'three breaths') Id/Mercury(Polygram) - 1997
  • Dick Heckstall-Smith: Celtic Steppes (33 Records) - 1996
  • Gaddy Zerbib: Gaddy Zerbib (Zerbib) - 1996
  • Jive Nation: Under African Skies (Bridge Records) - 1996
  • The Other Side: Dangerous Days (Bridge Records) - 1994
  • Jade Warrior: Distant Echoes (Red Hot) - 1993

Note[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  1. ^ a b c (EN) Recensioni su Theo Trevis Archiviato il 20 luglio 2011 in Internet Archive. sul suo sito ufficiale
  2. ^ (EN) Intervista a Theo Travis della rivista Jazzviews Archiviato il 18 luglio 2007 in Internet Archive. su www.theotravis.com

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