Elton Dean is an English jazz musician who has performed on alto saxophone, saxello and sometimes on a keyboard. He is considered the mainstay of the Canterbury Stadium.
|Born||October 28, 1945, Nottingham, England|
|Origin||Tooting, London, England|
|Died||February 8, 2006, London, England|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, songwriter, record producer|
|Instruments||Saxophone, saxello, keyboards|
|Associated acts||Bluesology, Elton John, Keith Tippett, Soft Machine, The Wrong Object|
English saxophonist and keyboard player who was part of the Keith Tippett Sextet from 1968 to 1970 and Soft Machine from 1969 to 1972.
He started out performing with the band Bluesology and worked with them from 1966 to 1967.
He was part of two live albums: Alive & Well: Recorded in Paris, released in 1978 and Live at the Proms 1970, released in 1988.
He grew up with family in Nottingham.
He was part of the band, Soft Machine Legacy, with John Etheridge.
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