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Michael Garrick Sextet/Don Rendell/Ian Carr

Prelude to Heart is a Lotus

Release Notes
  • 12" 180gram 33rpm LP includes free download code sticker
  • Curated, analogue mastered and cut at Gearbox Studio

Prelude to Heart is a Lotus is a 1968 BBC Jazz in Britain recording now released for the first time. Pianist and composer Michael Garrick was 35 years old and together with close associates – saxophonist Don Rendell and trumpeter Ian Carr – was defining innovative new directions in British jazz. Prelude to Heart is a Lotus is the precursor to the Argo Records Heart is a Lotus studio album which was released two years later, and this remarkable music shines a new light on an extraordinary period of creativity in Garrick’s long career.