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Mel Collins

fl, sax, *1947 GB, Isle of Man
Singer / Musician of Rock
A.k.a. Melvyn Desmond Collins

Melvyn Desmond "Mel" Collins (born 5 September 1947, Isle of Man) is a British saxophonist, flautist and session musician.Collins is perhaps best known for his work in progressive rock, having been a member of King Crimson on two separate occasions (the first from 1970 to 1972 and the second from 2013 to the present day) and having played with Camel, the Alan Parsons Project and Chris Squire. He has also worked in a wide variety of contexts ranging from R&B and blues rock to jazz.

     
Instruments
  • Flute
  • Saxophone
  • Soprano sax
  • Alto sax
  • Vocals
Genres
  • Rock
  • R&B/Soul
  • Pop
  • Reggae
  • Jazz
Popular Tracks   
21st Century Schizoid Man on Reimagining In The Court Of The Crimson King by Various Artists
A Scarcity Of Miracles on A Scarcity Of Miracles by Jakko M. Jakszyk, Robert Fripp & Mel Collins
I Talk To The Wind on I Talk To The Wind by Mel Collins, Django Jakszyk & Jakko M. Jakszyk
The Price We Pay on A Scarcity Of Miracles by Jakko M. Jakszyk, Robert Fripp & Mel Collins
Shine on You Crazy Diamond (Parts 1-5) on Still Wish You Were Here - A Tribute To Pink Floyd by Various Artists
Secrets on A Scarcity Of Miracles by Jakko M. Jakszyk, Robert Fripp & Mel Collins
This House on A Scarcity Of Miracles by Jakko M. Jakszyk, Robert Fripp & Mel Collins
Johnny Boy - Instrumental on Johnny Boy by Melanie & Mel Collins
Johnny Boy on Johnny Boy by Melanie & Mel Collins
The Other Man on A Scarcity Of Miracles by Jakko M. Jakszyk, Robert Fripp & Mel Collins

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
RoppongiStick Men Featuring Mel Collins2017Album
A Scarcity Of Miracles (Radio Edit)Jakko M. Jakszyk, Robert Fripp And Mel Collins2011Album
A Scarcity Of Miracles (A King Crimson ProjeKct)Jakko M. Jakszyk, Robert Fripp And Mel Collins2011Album
King Crimson Songbook Volume 2Crimson Jazz Trio With Special Guest Mel Collins2009Album
Saxophone BalladsMel Collins1987Album
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