Five Colosseum live sets recorded between 1969 and 1971 to be released

Progressive jazz rockers Colosseum have approved to have five archive ‘bootleg’ live concert CDs to be released through Repertoire Records on Friday August 28. The five releases, which span the era 1969-1971, are remastered by Erocwith the full co-operation and input of the band members.

The releases are Live At The Boston Tea Party 1969Live At The Monterux Jazz Festival 1969Live At Ruisrock, Turku, Finland, 1970Live At Pipe Club, Rome, Italy 1971 and Colosseum Live ’71, Canterbury, Brighton & Manchester.

The five releases all feature liner notes by renowned British rock journalist Chris Welchwith added insights from the band members.

Colosseum drummer and band leader Jon Hiseman died in 2018, aged 73.