Ian Anderson – 8314 Boxed – Now Available To Pre-order!

Reissue specialist label Madfish have shared details of 8314 Boxed, a limited-edition deluxe boxset tribute to Jethro Tull frontman Ian Anderson’s treasured solo works. The package, set for release on 23rd August, will include – First-time vinyl releases of Divinities: Twelve Dances with God, The Secret Language of Birds (2LP), and Rupi’s Dance (2LP) Walk Into Light, Divinities: Twelve Dances … Read More

Mandoki Soulmates – A Memory of our Future out 10th May 2024

Ian Anderson appears on the forthcoming Mandoki Soulmates album “A Memory of Our Future”, due for release via InsideOut Music on 10th May 2024. More info about the record, including it’s all analog recording process can be found below in the press release: More than three decades after its inception, the Mandoki Soulmates band, led by founder Leslie Mandoki, has … Read More

New Florian Opahle single ‘From The Past’

From Florian Opahle, Ian Anderson and Jethro Tull guitarist from 2003-2019: “I am very happy to announce the release of my first solo single in 15 years. The song FROM THE PAST is part of my new album coming in summer 2024 on all digital platforms, CD and possibly even vinyl. So for now enjoy the first single FROM THE … Read More

A warm welcome to Jack Clark, our new guitarist!

A warm official welcome to Jack Clark, our new guitar player replacing Joe Parrish James. Having played with Tull at times as substitute bassist covering for David Goodier, he also picked up the guitar to joint Joe Parrish James as second guitarist to replace missing keyboards while John O’Hara was away in Japan and Australia. Being familiar with much of … Read More

Gerry Conway 1947 – 2024

It is with great sadness that we learned on Friday 29th March of the passing of drummer Gerry Conway. Gerry was a stalwart: an inventive and solid musician who played on all of our Broadsword album and tours in 1982 and appeared on four tracks on Crest Of A Knave as well as on my Secret Language Of Birds album … Read More

Joe Parrish James departs Jethro Tull

Sadly, at the end of February, we must bid farewell to guitarist Joe Parrish James who joined the band in 2020, just in time for Covid! Now, 4 years later, Joe has decided to leave to concentrate on his own recording and producing work and to further the development of his folk-rock band Albion. All of us in the band … Read More

Somehow, someday, somewhere – a song of hope from Polyphony

As the year draws to a close, I wanted to share a final message of hope – through music. Polyphony produced a three-minute video arrangement of the iconic West Side Story anthem, “Somewhere,” also known as “There’s A Place For Us” that can be accessed below. The performance was a joint artistic collaboration between Polyphony’s Galilee Chamber Orchestra and the … Read More

Ian presented with an award for help with The Man/Kind Initiative

Whilst playing the recent show at The Greek Theatre show in Los Angeles, Ian was presented with an award by actor Elliot Gould for his help with The Man/Kind Initiative, a non-profit organisation with a particular campaign to assist the thousands of homeless on the streets of Los Angeles. If you would like to donate or be involved, please click … Read More

Ian Anderson featured on Mandoki Soulmates single Devil’s Encyclopedia

Ian Anderson appears on Mandoki Soulmates new single Devil’s Encyclopedia. The track is an exciting sneak peek into Mandoki Soulmates’ new album for 2024. Featuring Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull), Jesse Siebenberg (Supertramp) and Tony Carey, along with bandleader Leslie Mandoki, fusion legend Mike Stern, and Richard Bona. Mandoki reflected on the inspiration for this new work: “When I see the … Read More

Robin Anderson 1931 – 2023

Robin Anderson 1931 – 2023Robin Anderson was born on January 26th, 1931 to father James and mother Irene in Dunfermline, Scotland. He was the eldest of three brothers, Alistair and Ian following four and fourteen years later, respectively. Robin and Alistair attended Canmore Primary and Dunfermline High Schools. Robin suffered a serious accident aged twelve when riding his bicycle in … Read More