Gordon Beck

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Birthday
16, 1936
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 6, 2011 (75)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
16, 1936
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 6, 2011 (75)

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About

Self-taught jazz artist known for his inventiveness and technical sensitivity. He was remembered for Experiment with Pops, his 1968 album.

Before Fame

He originally was planning to be an engineering technical draftsman.

Trivia

He joined pioneering jazz-rock group Nucleus in 1972, after which he founded Gyroscope.

Family Life

He and his family relocated to Middlesex when he was young. He took piano lessons while attending Pinner County Grammar School.

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He counted Dave Brubeck and George Shearing among his inspirations.

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