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Experimental composer Basil Kirchin was born in Great Britain in 1927. He made his professional debut in December 1941 at London's Paramount, playing drums in his father Ivor Kirchin's jazz band, and remained a fixture of the group throughout the remainder of World War II, playing 14 shows per week.

After the war ended, Kirchin joined Harry Roy's newly-formed New 1946 Orchestra (one of the first true British big bands)…

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  • ozmg
  • fantastic discography
  • Primitive London is one of the best records ive ever ehard
  • Worlds Within Worlds part 4 is one of the trippiest recordings ever released on vinyl.
  • engorge
  • Connected to the group [group]'pataphysics[/group]. Quantum part 2 is the reason we engorged our membership.
  • What an amazing bio.. I have The Kirchin Band in My charts.Who would have thought He would produce what He did...?
  • damn good
  • Can't get enough.
  • the Curt Boettcher of free improv

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