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Barbara Thompson

fl, *1944 GB, Oxford
Musician / Composer of Jazz and Rock
A.k.a. Barbara Gracey Thompson

Jazz saxophone player, flautist and composer Barbara Thompson was born July 27th 1944 in Oxford, England. She was educated at Queen's College, London and the Royal College of Music, where she studied clarinet, piano, flute and composition. She was married to drummer Jon Hiseman of Colosseum from 1967 until his death in 2018.

     
Instruments
  • Flute
  • Saxophone
  • Tenor sax
  • Soprano sax
  • Alto sax
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Rock
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
The Devil's Suggestion - O You Who Are Illumined, o tu illustrata on Sisters: Women's Music from Celestial Harmonies by Various Artists
Variations: Variations I-IV on Julian Lloyd Webber plays Andrew Lloyd Webber by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Julian Lloyd Webber, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra & Barry Wordsworth
A Touch of Frost on In the Eye of a Storm by Barbara Thompson
Little Annie-Ooh on In the Eye of a Storm by Barbara Thompson
Aspects of Love: Love Changes Everything on Julian Lloyd Webber plays Andrew Lloyd Webber by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Julian Lloyd Webber, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra & Barry Wordsworth
All Is Fair in Love on In the Eye of a Storm by Barbara Thompson
Starlight Express: Starlight Express on Julian Lloyd Webber plays Andrew Lloyd Webber by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Julian Lloyd Webber, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra & Barry Wordsworth
Wula - The Forest on Sisters: Women's Music from Celestial Harmonies by Various Artists
In Memory on In the Eye of a Storm by Barbara Thompson
A Cry from the Heart on In the Eye of a Storm by Barbara Thompson

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
The Invitation: Saxophone Quartets Of The 20th CenturyPhilip Glass, Frank Reinshagen, Barbara Thompson, Zdeněk Lukáš, Johann Sebastian Bach, Tetraphonics2007Album
Mike Taylor RememberedNeil Ardley, Ian Carr, Dave Gelly, Jon Hiseman, Henry Lowther, Barbara Thompson, Norma Winstone2007Album
Three QuartetsBarbara Thompson, Apollo Saxophone Quartet2006Album
In The Eye Of A StormBarbara Thompson and Friends2003Compil.
Barbara SongThe Medici Quartet, Barbara Thompson1995Album
Songs From The Center Of The EarthBarbara Thompson1991Album
Barbara Thompson's Special EditionBarbara Thompson1987Compil.
Heavenly BodiesBarbara Thompson1986Album
EchoesShadowshow Featuring Rod Argent, Barbara Thompson, Jon Hiseman, Clem Clempson, John Mole1984Single
With YouBarbara Thompson / Rod Argent1982Single
GhostsBarbara Thompson / Rod Argent1982Album
GhostsBarbara Thompson / Rod Argent1982Album
SunsetBarbara Thompson1980Single
Just MusicDon Rendell Quintet Featuring Barbara Thompson1976Album
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