Jimmy Hastings

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James Brian Gordon Hastings (born 12 May 1938) is a British professional musician associated with the Canterbury scene.

Hastings was born in Aberdeen, Scotland. He has played with his brother Pye Hastings in Caravan, with Soft Machine, Hatfield and the North, National Health, Bryan Ferry, Trapeze (band), Chris Squire, among others.[1] He played alto saxophone, clarinet and flute with Humphrey Lyttelton's eight-piece jazz band. With the other members of the Lyttelton band, he performed on the 2001 Radiohead album Amnesiac.[2][3]


John Horler & Jimmy Hastings

  • Point of Intersection (1986)


Hatfield and the North

  • The Rotters' Club (1975)

National Health

  • National Health (1977)
  • Of queues and cures (1978)

Soft Machine

Todd Dillingham

  • The Wilde Canterbury Dream (1992)


  • You Are The Music ...We're Just The Band (1972)
  • The Final Swing (1974)


  1. ^ Biography at calyx-canterbury.fr the Canterbury website]
  2. ^ Reynolds, Simon (April 2001). "Radiohead recruit new member". Q. Archived from the original on 24 November 2010. Retrieved 27 March 2012.
  3. ^ Amnesiac (booklet). Radiohead. Parlophone. 2001.CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)

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