A Tribute to Victor Schonfield

It’s with a real sense of loss that we learned of the passing of our great friend Victor Schonfield. Victor was a presence of enormous significance in the world of improvised music, as a teacher, a promoter, a fund of knowledge, a generous and open man. He was kind and always ready to help. EverythingContinue reading “A Tribute to Victor Schonfield”

Positive Press for Elton Dean Quartet

They All Be On This Old Road found favour with the press, as evidenced by this summary… “This session, enhanced by Dean’s tone and vibrato, Tippett’s deft touch and high creativity, Lawrence’s alert agility and Moholo-Moholo’s watchful empathy, has got a lovely vibe.” – Ian Ward, for UKVibe “Superb. Buy it” – Barry Witherden, forContinue reading “Positive Press for Elton Dean Quartet”

Four Blue Notes Albums Reissued!

We are thrilled to announce the Blue Notes reissue series! These four albums were previously available on CD only collectively, as the long out of print box set ‘Blue Notes – The Ogun Collection’. All four will now be released individually, in two batches of two. First up, out on 22nd April, are the twoContinue reading “Four Blue Notes Albums Reissued!”

Ovary Lodge Re-Released On CD

Much rejoicing amongst Ovary Lodge fans as the group’s self-titled second album (and only Ogun release) gets a CD repress and is now available again via the Ogun Bandcamp page. Also repressed on CD is the unmissable Elton Dean two-fer Happy Daze / Oh! For The Edge, nicely complementing the newly released They All BeContinue reading “Ovary Lodge Re-Released On CD”

They All Be On This Old Road – Out Now!

The first issue on CD of the beautiful Elton Dean Quartet album They All Be On This Old Road, with Elton Dean, Keith Tippett, Louis Moholo-Moholo and Chris Laurence, is now available! Recorded live at the Seven Dials club, this reissue has a whole second LP’s worth of material. When we were going through theContinue reading “They All Be On This Old Road – Out Now!”

They All Be On This Old Road – Release Date Confirmed Nov 12

Ogun Records can now confirm that the expanded edition of They All Be On This Old Road by the Elton Dean Quartet will be releasing digitally and on CD on November 12th 2021. As well as rereleasing the material from the original LP (OG400), this release includes newly discovered extra material from the 1976 liveContinue reading “They All Be On This Old Road – Release Date Confirmed Nov 12”

Coming Soon: Elton Dean Quartet – They All Be On This Old Road

Ogun Records are excited to announce the upcoming release of They All Be On This Old Road from the Elton Dean Quartet, featuring Elton Dean, Keith Tippett, Chris Laurence and Louis Moholo-Moholo. This expanded edition of the original LP (OG400) includes newly discovered extra material from the 1976 live recording. You can see the artworkContinue reading “Coming Soon: Elton Dean Quartet – They All Be On This Old Road”