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 Eroc, with the full co-operation and input of the band members.
The releases are Live At The Boston Tea Party 1969, Live At The Monterux Jazz Festival 1969, Live At Ruisrock, Turku, Finland, 1970, Live 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 Welch, with added insights from the band members.
Colosseum drummer and band leader Jon Hiseman died in 2018, aged 73.