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English drummer and sound engineer (1944–2018) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Philip John Albert "Jon" Hiseman (21 June 1944 – 12 June 2018) was an English drummer, recording engineer, record producer, and music publisher. He played with the Graham Bond Organisation, with John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers and later formed what has been described as the "seminal" jazz rock/progressive rock band, Colosseum. He later formed Colosseum II in 1975.

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Jon Hiseman
Hiseman with Colosseum in 2015
Hiseman with Colosseum in 2015
Background information
Birth namePhilip John Albert Hiseman
Born(1944-06-21)21 June 1944
Woolwich, London, England
Died12 June 2018(2018-06-12) (aged 73)
Sutton, England
GenresBlues-rock, jazz fusion, progressive rock
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter, producer, recording engineer, music publisher
Instrument(s)Drums, percussion
Years active1965–2018
(m. 1967)

He was married to saxophonist Barbara Thompson from 1967 until his death in 2018, following surgery to remove a brain tumor.