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SOLO IMPROVISATIONS (BRR05LPC) Recorded 1986
Instrumental/impressionistic music on the Yamaha electric grand piano and harmonica. Contents: BRUSH COLLEGE, SIX MILES HIGH, TWO AND THEN ONE, SECRET PASSAGES, PALISADES, WARM-UP BAR, THE CLOCKMAKER, FIREFLIES, THE HOUSE OF MIRRORS, ALPINE CASTLES



THE NEW COOL (BRR06LPC) Recorded 1986
Instrumental music with a deep blues emphasis played by PATRICK HAZELL on his one-man band set-up--electic piano, organ, harmonica, and drum. Contents: CANDY CANE SHUFFLE, DREAMIN' OF A DREAM, JANUARY AFTER CHRISTMAS, WORRIED LIFE BLUES, STONE CITY STROLL, CHASING THE CAT, BLUE MIDNIGHT, 2PM ON A TIN ROOF, BLUE VALLEY, WINTER GARDENS, BLUE SIDE OF BLUE, WALKIN' ON THE NORTH SIDE, THE NEW COOL


PATRICK HAZELL LIVE (BRR07LPC) Recorded 1985-87  ***(Out of print)
PATRICK HAZELL's first recordings playing as a one-man blues band one piano, organ, drum, and harmonica. Songs: HOODOO QUEEN, CARESS ME BABY, MY BABE, CC RIDER, GEORGIA ON MY MIND, MELLOW DOWN EASY, BLUES WITH A FEELING, SPANISH SANDS, SUMMERTIME


CHRISTMAS VISIONS (BRR08LPC) Recorded 1982
Instrumental music based on Christmas themes performed solo by PATRICK HAZELL in a Presbyterian Church on pipe organ, harmonica, piano, and various rhythm instruments. Recorded live--no overdubs. Contents: MEDITATIONS, FORCES OF LIGHT AND DARK, MARLEY'S GHOST, SPIDERS, HUNTERS IN THE SNOW, OVER THE RIVER, MEMORIES OF AN AMERICAN CHRISTMAS, THE GHOST RETURNS, MINUET WITH A SNOWFLAKE, FEZZIWIG'S JIG, UP ON THE HOUSETOP, CHRISTMAS AT HOME


BAND MUSIC--VOLUME 1: 1975-78 (BRR09LPC) ***(Out of print)
PATRICK HAZELL's earliest recording releases with his MOTHER BLUES BAND. Songs: FUNKED UP, MELLOW DOWN EASY, POTOHOLIC, LATE AGAIN TONIGHT, BOTTLE UP AND GO, EASY TIME LOVIN', MOBILE LINE, CRESCENDOS OF BLUE, GOOD EVENING MR. BLUES, STORM WARNINGS, MY KIND OF WOMAN.


BAND MUSIC--VOLUME 2: 1978 (BRR10LPC)
The MOTHER BLUES BAND recorded live, December, 1978, in west-central Illinois. Songs: GOOD EVENING EVERYBODY, MOBILE LINE, JUKE JOINT JAM, HEY LADY, WANG DANG DOODLE, MY KIND OF WOMAN, SCHOOL BUS BOOGIE, RED WAGON, DAYDREAMIN' BLUES, BACK COUNTRY SHUFFLE.


BAND MUSIC--VOLUME 3: 1980 (BRR11LPC)
Studio recording of the MOTHER BLUES BAND with featured background vocals by Sally Weisenburg. Songs: EYE OPENER, FREIGHT TRAIN, BABY, WHAT YOU WANT ME TO DO, HOW LONG, WHERE HAVE ALL THE DREAMS GONE?, BACK ON THE ROAD AGAIN, BLUES ON THE RUN, HOWLIN' ON MY DARLIN', MISSISSIPPI MAMA, EASY TIME LOVIN'

STUDIO SOLOS (BRR12LPC) Recorded 1985
PATRICK HAZELL playing his one-man band set-up and performing original "alternative" songs not typical of the material he performs in his public appearances. Songs: TOSSED IN A STORM, INTERLUDE, WASPS IN THE BELFRY, THE TOWN, NEMO'S ISLAND, MAU MAUED, WINDMILLS AREN'T TURNING, FORGIVE AND LOVE, MONK'S TEA, LAURA, POTOHOLIC, PAINT-PAINT-PAINT.




EAST OF MIDNIGHT (BRR13LPC) Recorded 1988-89
A selection of original music recorded in multi-track sound-on-sound format with PATRICK HAZELL playing a variety of instruments. The songs reflect jazz, blues, country, Spanish, and oriental influences. Songs: LOOKING EAST, DON'T CHANGE ON ME NOW, IN THE SHADOW/DARK EYES, 6TH STREET PARK, EAST OF MIDNIGHT, JASMINE RAGE, BLUES AFTER MIDNIGHT, IBERIA, SOON THE MORNING WILL COME, BACK HOME, SUN SHINY DAY



VICKSBURG, VOLUME ONE--THE BATTLEFIELD AT NIGHT (BRR14LPC) Recorded 1981  ***(Out of print)
Recorded on location in the Illinois memorial at the National Military Park in Vicksburg, Mississippi. A collection of musical impressions of the Civil War performed solo by PATRICK HAZELL on harmonica, drums, trumpets, recorders, jaw harp, and various percussion instruments. As one reviewer put it "...divinity, as well as the barbarity (of the war), are looped through the music. Each listen....brings out new sounds, new meanings."


VICKSBURG, VOLUME TWO--THE BATTLEFIELD AT DAWN (BRR15LPC) Recorded 1981  
The second volume reflects the sounds and images of daytime compared to the dark and mysterious sounds of night.



BLACKHAWK SPRINGS/THE WAPSIPINICON FANTASIES (BRR16LPC) Recorded 1978/86
The first piece is an original multi-track, sound on sound, instrumental recording played by PATRICK HAZELL on a Steinway grand piano, marimba, harmonica, recorder, and percussion instruments. The Fantasies are original instrumental improvisations recorded at the General Store in Stone City, Iowa with Hazell playing his one-man-band set-up. Content: BLACKHAWK SPRINGS, YOU'VE OPENED THE DOOR, FIVE WAPSIPINICON FANTASIES



NEMO'S ISLAND (BRR17LPC) Recorded 1989
Multi-track, sound-on-sound recordings of original instrumental compositions and improvisations by PATRICK HAZELL performing on harmonica, synthesizer, percussion, trumpet, and recorder. Contents: COTE D'AZURE, CARRAVAGIO'S HANGOUT, ONE SUMMER NIGHT, THE EARLY HOURS, ENCHANTED JOURNEY, AHMAD O'RILEY'S JIG, CLOWNS, THE EDGE, WATER STRIDERS, PLACES IN MY HEART, NEMO'S ISLAND



MYSTERY WINDS (BRR18LPC) Recorded 1989
Multi-track, sound-on-sound recordings of original instrumental compositions and improvisations by PATRICK HAZELL performing on harmonica, synthesizer, percussion, trumpet, and recorder. Contents: THE GEM CITY WALTZ, EMBERS IN THE AUTUMN BREEZE, SECRET ROOMS, THE BARGE, LA PERFIDIA DE MIS SUENOS, OUTBOUND/MYSTERY WINDS


BLUES JAM SESSION (BRR19LPC) Recorded 1988
PATRICK HAZELL playing his one-man-band rig with DON BERBAUM on guitar and SALLY WEISENBURG on keyboard and vocals. Songs: LONG JOHN BLUES, LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL, IT HURTS ME TOO, MELLOW DOWN EASY, IN THE DARK, STROLLIN', BO DIDDLEY, BLUES AFTER MIDNIGHT, MEET ME IN THE BOTTOM


TUBA AND PIANO JAM SESSION (BRR20LPC) Recorded 1990   
PATRICK HAZELL and THE "TUBADOUR", GARY McCURDY perform blues and jazz standards and free form improvisations. Songs: BLUE MONK, SWEET HOME CHICAGO, DRAGGIN' THE NET, ST.JAMES INFIRMARY BLUES, MACK THE KNIFE, THE WALLS CAME TUMBLI' DOWN, RACIN' FOR THE LINE, BLUES FOR BILL, BLUES AFTER SCHOOL, SWING LOW SWEET CHARIOT, LA FIN DU SIECLE, WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD, AMAZING GRACE

BLUES ON THE RUN (BRR21LPC) Recorded 1995
Features PATRICK HAZELL playing in his one-man band format. Songs: HERE I GO AGAIN, WANG DANG DOODLE, WALK MY BLUES AWAY, GOIN' TO NEW ORLEANS, CAN'T PAY THE BILL, TROUBLE, HERE COME DA MOMBO, EARLY HOUR BLUES, SWEET LOVIN' ARMS, THE OLD RED BARN, BLUES ON THE RUN