John Hackett (musician)

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John Hackett is a British flautist, the younger brother of guitarist Steve Hackett.[1] Although his primary instrument is the flute, he also plays guitar, bass and keyboards. John comes from both classical and rock backgrounds and has played with ensembles such as The English Flute Quartet and the Westminster Camerata, as well as appearing on albums and touring with his brother, Steve Hackett. He is also a member of the ambient music trio, Symbiosis.

Discography[edit]

with Steve Hackett[edit]

With others[edit]

  • The Road (Quiet World, 1970)
  • The Geese And The Ghost (Anthony Phillips, 1977)
  • Tears of the Moon (Symbiosis, 1988; reissued on CD, 2001)
  • The Song of the Peach Tree Spring (Symbiosis, 1988)
  • Mirage And Reality (Mae McKenna, 1991)
  • Touching the Clouds (Symbiosis, 1992)
  • Lake of Dreams (Symbiosis, 1994)
  • Autumn Days (Symbiosis, 1995)
  • Amber and Jade (Symbiosis, 1996)
  • Inhaling Green (Nick Magnus, 1999)
  • Sea of Light (Symbiosis, 1999)
  • Hexameron (Nick Magnus, 2004)
  • The Comfort Zone (Symbiosis, 2002)
  • Dancing in Your Dreams (Symbiosis, 2005)
  • JL (Algebra, 2009)
  • The Book of Bilbo and Gandalf (Marco Lo Muscio, 2010)
  • Children of Another God (Nick Magnus, 2010)
  • Live 2010 (John Hackett & Nick Magnus, 2011 Magick Nuns Records MNCD1003)
  • Abandoned Buildings (Duncan Parsons, 2012)

Solo releases[edit]

  • Velvet Afternoon - for Flute and Piano (2004)
  • Checking Out Of London (2005)
  • Red Planet Rhythm (2006)
  • Prelude to Summer – for Flute & Guitar (2008), featuring Steve Hackett and Chris Glassfield
  • Moonspinner - for Flute and Guitar (2011)
  • Playing the History - for Flute, Organ, Piano, Bass, Guitar & Saxophone, with Marco Lo Muscio, Steve Hackett, Carlo Matteucci, David Jackson, & Giorgio Gabriel, (2013)
  • Overnight Snow - for Flute and Guitar (2013), with Nick Fletcher and Steve Hackett

References[edit]

  1. ^ Interview with John Hackett. dmme.net April 2004. Retrieved 11 July 2011.

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