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As a fan of AFC Wimbledon, just imagine how excited this young blurb writer is to see a record from The Dons’ manager Neil Ardley up on the Norman Records site! Granted, A Symphony Of Amaranths isn’t the sort of poetic turn of phrase one usually associates with former members of The Crazy Gang, but Ardley’s a man of principle and I’m sure he knows what he’s doing. I wonder if there’s anything as catchy as ‘We Are Wombles’ on here? Time to find out. Off we go …

… Oh, looks like I’ve got the wrong Neil Ardley. This one is actually a late jazz pianist who was the director of the New Jazz Orchestra, and this pressing of A Symphony Of Amaranths is a reissue of a work that dates from 1972. Ardley conducts a chamber jazz ensemble here as well as banging keys on a prepared piano. There’s a track on it called ‘The Dong With A Luminous Nose’. If only it were ‘The Don With A Luminous Nose’. Take me back to Plough Lane ...


  • LP £24.49
  • Pre-order: ships when released ?
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  • NormanPoints: 245 ?
  • WBSLP016 / Reissue LP on Wah Wah. Features newly mastered sound from the original tapes and includes bonus track recorded in the same sessions. Limited edition of 500 copies

Pre-order. Due in on 14th September 2018 but delays are possible.

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