What is it?
‘Earthworks Complete‘ is a Summerfold Records box set reissue of drummer Bill Bruford’s Earthworks’ entire back catalogue across its 20-year career. 15 titles on 20 audio and 4 DVD discs. Includes previously unreleased and little known material.
What’s in it?
- 15 titles on 20 CDs and 4 DVDs document the 20 year history from 1987 to 2006 of one of the UK’s brightest, most travelled and best loved young jazz ensembles.
- Featuring Bill Bruford with Iain Ballamy, Django Bates, Patrick Clahar, Laurence Cottle, Tim Garland, Steve Hamilton, Tim Harries, Mark Hodgson, Mick Hutton, Gwilym Simcock.
- All audio, visual and print materials compiled and curated by Bill Bruford.
- Additional original artwork by award-winning illustrator, photographer and filmmaker Dave McKean.
- Includes postcard of Dave McKean artwork signed by Bill when purchasing from designated online stores while stocks last
- All Heaven Broke Loose
- Stamping Ground- Live
- A Part, and Yet Apart
- The Sound of Surprise
- Footloose and Fancy Free (2cd)
- Random Acts of Happiness
- Footloose in NYC (2cd & 1dvd set)
- A Video Anthology Volume 1: 2000s (2cd & 1dvd set)
- A Video Anthology Volume 2: 1990s (2cd & 1dvd set)
- Earthworks Underground Orchestra
- Earthworks in Santiago, Chile (1cd & 1dvd set: previously unreleased video)
- From Conception to Birth (17 short tracks showing the process from demo to master, with explanatory notes from Bill Bruford)
- Heavenly Bodies Expanded (2cd ‘best of’ collection across the entire catalogue, with explanatory notes from Bill Bruford)
What do people say?
- This is a heady concoction indeed, and one which joyously breaks down all sorts of musical barriers in its path. (The Times, London)
- It mixes up styles, moods and meters as effortlessly as it ignores musical boundaries. (Wall St. Journal)
- Earthworks makes jazz out of just about anything handy… (Jazziz)
How do I get it?
Available soon for pre-order from selected outlets: details to be advised.