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Progressive Folk, Progressive Rock, Symphonic Rock, Also a fan of other genres of music
For their 7th album, "Charles Darwin", french group XII Alfonso gathered musicians who used to play with Pink Floyd, Supertramp, Mike Oldfield, Genesis or Phil Collins to perform and record an original creation : « Charles Darwin », a triple album telling in 22 songs and 30 instrumentals Darwin's life, concepts and works, 3 CDs in a deluxe digibook including a 76 colour pages booklet.
3 years of creation
30 instrumental tracks
76 colour pages booklet
180 minutes of music
Influences or Favorite Bands
Pink Floyd, Mike Odfield, Camel, Genesis, It Bites, BJH, Marillion, Alan Parsons, Supertramp, Yes, Pavlov's dog......
Some of the musicians playing on "Charles Darwin" :
- John Helliwell, saxophonist of Supertramp
- Maggie Reilly, singer of Mike Oldfield
- Tim Renwick, guitarist on stage with Pink Floyd
- Mickey Simmonds on keyboards
- Terry Oldfield and John Hackett on flute
- Raphaël Ravenscroft on saxophone
- Robin Boult guitarist for Fish
- Ian Bairnson guitar player of Alan Parsons or Kate Bush
- David Paton, bass player of Alan Parsons, Fish or Kate Bush
- Francis Dunnery, guitar player of It Bites
- Elliott Murphy, vocals
- Huong Thanh on vocals and her husband Hong Nguyen on cythar
- Genesis's sphere is also represented with Ronnie Caryl (guitar and vocals), Amy Keys (vocals), Alistair Gordon and Jayney Klimek (vocals), both present on Tony Banks's
album "Bankstatement "
- Gerard Lenorman on vocals
- Freegh on vocals
- Ton Scherpenzeel on keyboards (Camel, Kayak)
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