Ian Bloxsom

Ian "Blokko" Bloxsom is one of Australia's finest jazz percussionists. John Sangster described him as a "Percussionist and Runner. Composer of 'The Kombi-Bender's Lament'. Me mate."

Ian Bloxsom appears on

Jazz music series 5: Ripper

The fifth and final volume in John Sangster's jazz series of Suites that he wrote for a lively little orchestra featuring some of Australia's finest jazz musicians.

Performer: Percussion

Jazz music series 4: Take that

John Sangster's "lively little orchestra", a group of some of Australia's finest jazz musicians, reaches volume four in a series of Suites.

Performer: Percussion

Jazz music series 3: Steady lads

This is the third in a series of Suites written by John Sangster for a lively little orchestra comprising some of Australia's finest jazz musicians.

Performer: Percussion

Jazz music series 1: Don't mean a thing if it ain't got that doo-wup

As John Sangster put it, "Here is the first in a series of Suites written for this lively little orchestra, a gathering that includes some of Australia's finest jazz musicians."

Performer: Percussion

Meditation

John Sangster presents haunting and etherial themes for flutes, chimes and marimbas.

Performer: Percussion

Peaceful

Quiet, reflective music poems from John Sangster featuring tenor sax, flute, guitar, keyboard, vibraphone, marimba and other percussion.

Performer: Percussion

Uttered Nonsense (The Owl and the Pussycat)

Uttered nonsense, (The Owl and the Pussycat), consists eight works of Edward Lear, spoken with the utmost gravity by Mr Ivan Smith, and set to music of the most nonsensical nature by John Sangster.

Performer: Percussion

The Last Will and Testament of John Sangster

Tony Gould, Len Barnard, Graeme Lyall and friends. A fitting musical tribute to one of Australia's unsung heroes of jazz - John Sangster - by some of this country's top performers.

Performer: Vibraphone, Soprano Saxophone

Landscapes of Middle Earth

We complete our restored re-release of John Sangster's jazz-inspired view of Tolkien's epic tale with this the fourth and final work in the series. Originally a double LP released in the late 1970s, this album finally met the CD age late in 2006.

Performer: Percussion

The Lord of the Rings, Volume 3

This is the third volume of jazz composer John Sangster's classic epic musical interpretation of J.R.R. Tolkien's 'The Lord of the Rings'. Originally a double-LP set issued by EMI over 25 years ago it has never been available on CD until now.

Performer: Percussion

The Lord of the Rings, Volume 2

Here is the second volume of jazz composer John Sangster's classic epic musical interpretation of The Lord of the Rings. Originally a double-LP set issued by EMI over 25 years ago it has never been available on CD until now.

Performer: Percussion

The Lord of the Rings, Volume 1

This is not the Howard Shore movie soundtrack but a re-release of jazz/film composer John Sangster's epic attempt to musically portray the events and characters of Tolkien's triology. Not only that, it pre-dates the current film by over 25 years and it's wholly Australian!

Performer: Percussion, Marimba, Glockenspiel, Bass-Drum, Gongs, and Triangles