Mel Collins

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For most of the '70s, it seemed like every sax, clarinet, or flute that turned up on an art-rock album was played by Mel Collins. He practically owned the franchise on reed and flute sounds on every King…
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Year Album Artist
2017 Collector's Club: 1972.3.12 Denver, Summit Studio King Crimson Arranger, Composer
2017 Live at the Academy of Music New York 1975 Alvin Lee Flute, Saxophone, Group Member, Composer
2017 Official Bootleg: Live in Chicago, June 28th, 2017 King Crimson Flute, Saxophone
2017 Stronger Through the Years Cliff Richard Saxophone
2017 The Elements Tour Box 2017 King Crimson Flute, Saxophone
2016 Live in Denver, CO March 13, 1972 King Crimson Flute, Saxophone, Mellotron
2016 Live in Toronto, November 20, 2015 King Crimson Flute, Saxophone, Composer
2016 Radical Action to Unseat the Hold of Monkey Mind King Crimson Flute, Saxophone, Composer
2016 The Essential Collection Gilbert O'Sullivan Flute, Saxophone
2015 Live at Rockpalast Stray Cats Saxophone
2015 Live at the Orpheum King Crimson Flute, Saxophone, Composer
2015 Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy: The Very Best of Bad Company Bad Company Drums, Flute, Saxophone
2015 The Elements Tour Box 2015 King Crimson Flute, Saxophone, Sax (Sopranino)
2014 The Complete Albums Collection The Alan Parsons Project Saxophone, Soloist
2014 The Elements: 2014 Tour Box King Crimson Flute, Saxophone, Composer, Lyricist, Mellotron
2013 Epilogue The Prog Collective Flute, Saxophone
2013 Russ Ballard/Winning/At the Third Stroke Russ Ballard Vocals (Background)
2013 Sneakin' Sally Through the Alley/Pressure Drop Robert Palmer Horn
2012 A Spoonful of Time Nektar Featured Artist, Flute, Saxophone
2012 The Fusion Syndicate The Fusion Syndicate Saxophone, Primary Artist
2011 A Scarcity of Miracles Jakszyk Featured Artist, Primary Artist, Flute, Sax (Soprano), Sax (Alto)
2011 The Berry Vest of Gilbert O'Sullivan Gilbert O'Sullivan Flute, Saxophone
2011 Tomorrow Never Ends: Anthology 1974-1976 Keith Christmas Flute, Horn Arrangements, Sax (Alto), Sax (Baritone), Sax (Tenor), Soloist
2011 X2: I Robot/Eye In The Sky The Alan Parsons Project Saxophone, Soloist
2010 Boogie Boogie Man Pino Daniele Saxophone
2010 Rainbow's End: An Anthology 1973-1985 Camel Clarinet, Clarinet (Bass), Flute, Piccolo, Sax (Alto), Saxophone
2009 King Crimson Songbook, Vol. 2 The Crimson Jazz Trio Guest Artist, Sax (Soprano), Sax (Alto)
2009 Life Goes On Gerry Rafferty Saxophone
2008 Celtic Themes: Very Best of Clannad Clannad Main Personnel
2008 Chappo/Live in Hamburg [Beat Goes On] Roger Chapman Featured Artist, Saxophone
2008 Tina! Tina Turner Saxophone
2007 Bucks Fizz/Are You Ready Bucks Fizz Saxophone
2007 Kokomo/Rise and Shine Kokomo Member of Attributed Artist, Flute, Saxophone, Group Member
2007 Wham Bam Steve Marriott / Steve Marriott's All Stars Guest Artist
2006 Gold Joe Cocker Saxophone
2006 Side Three Adrian Belew Flute, Saxophone
2006 The Bruised Romantic Glee Club Jakko M. Jakszyk Flute, Flute (Bass), Sax (Alto), Sax (Soprano), Sax (Tenor)
2006 Willie & The Poor Boys Live Willie and the Poor Boys Saxophone
2005 All the Best: The Hits Tina Turner Saxophone
2005 Fission Trip Fission Trip Composer
2005 Live in Concert Clannad Guest Artist, Flute, Saxophone
2005 Stealin' Home/Siamese Friends Ian Matthews Main Personnel, Saxophone, Sax (Soprano), Sax (Alto)
2004 Collectors' King Crimson, Vol. 8 King Crimson Composer
2004 Let the Days Go By/Sunny Side of the Street Bryn Haworth Main Personnel, Sax (Alto)
2004 Lost & Found The Bryon Band Saxophone
2004 Music from Consequences/L Godley & Creme Saxophone
2004 The 21st Century Guide to King Crimson, Vol. 1: 1969-1974 King Crimson Member of Attributed Artist, Flute, Saxophone, Sax (Soprano)
2004 The Majic Mijits Ronnie Lane / Steve Marriott Saxophone
2004 To Be Cool Kokomo Member of Attributed Artist, Flute, Saxophone
2004 Ultimate Alan Parsons Saxophone
2004 Ultimate Collection [Hip-O] Joe Cocker Saxophone
2003 Live in Orlando, FL 1972 King Crimson Flute, Saxophone, Mellotron, Composer
2003 Piano Foreplay Gilbert O'Sullivan Flute, Saxophone
2003 The Best Of Marianne Faithfull 20th Century Masters The Millennium Collection Marianne Faithfull Musician
2002 A Magical Gathering: The Clannad Anthology Clannad Flute (Alto), Saxophone
2002 Best of Both Worlds: The Robert Palmer Anthology (1974-2001) Robert Palmer Saxophone, Horn
2002 Collectors' King Crimson, Vol. 6 King Crimson Arranger, Flute, Saxophone, Mellotron
2002 Flickering Flame: The Solo Years, Vol. 1 Roger Waters Saxophone
2002 Forty Licks The Rolling Stones Saxophone
2002 Ladies of the Road King Crimson Arranger, Member of Attributed Artist, Flute, Saxophone, Mellotron, Composer
2002 Monkey's Bum Patto Saxophone
2001 Anthology Sad Café Additional Personnel, Saxophone
2001 Break n' Bossa: Chapter 4 Primary Artist
2001 Dope on Plastic, Vol. 8 Primary Artist
2001 Live in Detroit, MI 1971 King Crimson Flute, Saxophone, Mellotron
2001 Lunar Sea: An Anthology 1973-1985 Camel Flute, Clarinet, Sax (Alto), Composer
2001 Moth to a Flame Roger Chapman Saxophone
2001 Shout: The Very Best of Tears for Fears Tears for Fears Saxophone
2000 Another World Gerry Rafferty Saxophone
2000 Collectors' King Crimson, Vol. 3 King Crimson Composer
2000 Everything and Nothing David Sylvian Guitar (Electric), Sax (Soprano), Frippertronics
2000 Live at Summit Studios: Denver, 03/12/1972 King Crimson Flute, Saxophone, Mellotron, Composer
2000 Solid Rock Alvin Lee & Ten Years After Flute, Saxophone
2000 The Best of Chris Rainbow, 1972-1980 Chris Rainbow Saxophone
2000 Unique Club Culture Primary Artist
1999 Cirkus: The Young Person's Guide to King Crimson - Live King Crimson Flute, Saxophone, Group Member
1999 Clear Through the Night Steve Marriott Saxophone, Horn
1999 Collectors' King Crimson, Vol. 1 [Pony Canyon] King Crimson Flute, Saxophone, Mellotron
1999 Have Yourself a Jazzy Little Christmas [BCI] Sax (Soprano), Sax (Alto)
1999 Other Enz: Split Enz & Beyond Split Enz Sax (Baritone)
1998 Big Boy Dana Gillespie Main Personnel, Sax (Alto), Sax (Tenor), Sax (Baritone)
1998 Landmarks Clannad Sax (Soprano)
1998 Legends of Ireland [Rhino] Saxophone
1998 Live at Jacksonville, 1972 King Crimson Flute, Saxophone, Mellotron
1998 Sultans of Swing: The Very Best of Dire Straits Dire Straits Saxophone
1997 From the Beginning: Retrospective Greg Lake Flute, Saxophone
1997 Spaces: A Journey into Ambient Worlds Saxophone
1997 The Definitive Collection [1997] The Alan Parsons Project Saxophone
1997 The Scrubbers Session Humble Pie Saxophone
1996 Flowermix No-Man Sax (Soprano)
1996 Lore Clannad Saxophone
1996 Schizoid Man King Crimson Saxophone
1996 Supernatural Fairy Tales: The Progressive Rock Era Flute, Saxophone
1996 The Meeting Martin Barre Saxophone
1996 The Seattle Years 1978-1984 Ian Matthews Saxophone, Sax (Soprano), Sax (Alto)
1996 Wild Opera No-Man Sampling, Saxophone
1995 Andy Warhol Dana Gillespie Saxophone
1995 Live 14.12.94 Mirage Composer
1995 Naked Flame Tony O'Malley Sax (Alto), Sax (Tenor)
1995 Pure Blues Alvin Lee & Ten Years After Saxophone
1994 Banba Clannad Flute (Alto), Saxophone
1994 Blue Nights Denny Laine Musician
1994 Flowermouth No-Man Member of Attributed Artist, Main Personnel, Additional Personnel, Flute, Sax (Soprano)
1994 Listen/Stretching Out The Alan Bown Set Producer
1994 Over My Head Gerry Rafferty Saxophone, Sax (Tenor), Sax (Baritone)
1993 Brazil [Music from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Michael Kamen Saxophone, Sax (Alto)
1993 Echoes: The Retrospective Camel Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Sax (Alto), Composer
1993 Jump Back: The Best of the Rolling Stones (1971-1993) The Rolling Stones Saxophone
1993 Passion Is No Ordinary Word: The Graham Parker Anthology 1976-1991 Graham Parker Saxophone
1993 Sounds of the Loop Gilbert O'Sullivan Saxophone
1993 Stillusion Peter Sinfield Arranger, Mixing, Flute, Flute (Alto), Flute (Bass), Saxophone, Sax (Alto), Sax (Tenor), Sax (Baritone), Brass, Celeste, Wind, Associate Producer, Composer
1993 Taxi Bryan Ferry Sax (Tenor)
1993 The Best of Joe Cocker [Capitol] Joe Cocker Saxophone
1993 The Concise King Crimson King Crimson Saxophone, Vocals (Background)
1992 Alexis Korner &... (Collectors Series) Alexis Korner Saxophone
1992 On a Wing and a Prayer Gerry Rafferty Saxophone, Sax (Soprano), Sax (Baritone)
1992 Rock of the 70's, Vol. 4 Saxophone
1992 The Singles Corey Hart Saxophone
1992 Try 'n' B Try 'n' B Saxophone
1991 Alchemy Live [Video] Dire Straits Saxophone
1991 Frame by Frame: The Essential King Crimson King Crimson Flute, Saxophone, Vocals (Background)
1991 Simply the Best Tina Turner Saxophone
1991 Strange Tales of the Sailors King Crimson Flute, Saxophone, Composer
1990 1234 Propaganda Sax (Soprano)
1990 Southern Cross Phil Manzanera Sax (Soprano)
1989 Annie Haslam Annie Haslam Saxophone
1989 Annie Haslam Annie Haslam Saxophone
1989 Girl You Know It's True Milli Vanilli Saxophone
1989 Pastpresent Clannad Saxophone
1989 Right Down the Line: The Best of Gerry Rafferty Gerry Rafferty Saxophone
1989 Young Man Running Corey Hart Saxophone
1988 All or Nothing Milli Vanilli Saxophone
1988 North & South Gerry Rafferty Saxophone
1988 Some Come Running Jim Capaldi Saxophone
1988 Swamp Phil Thornalley Sax (Tenor)
1988 The Best of the Alan Parsons Project, Vol. 2 The Alan Parsons Project Saxophone
1987 Bonne Soirée Pino Daniele Saxophone
1987 Guitarissimo (1975-1982) Phil Manzanera Saxophone
1987 Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent d'Arby Terence Trent D'Arby Saxophone
1987 King's Road, 1972-1980 John Wetton Saxophone
1987 Nana [1987] Nana Mouskouri Saxophone
1987 Radio K.A.O.S. Roger Waters Saxophone
1987 Sirius Clannad Saxophone
1987 When the Wind Blows Roger Waters Saxophone
1986 Blind Before I Stop Meat Loaf Saxophone
1986 Cocker Joe Cocker Saxophone
1986 Gone to Earth David Sylvian Guest Artist, Sax (Soprano)
1986 Hunting of the Snark Original London Cast Saxophone
1986 No More Jinx Wild Blue Saxophone
1986 The Hunting of the Snark Mike Batt Saxophone
1985 10 from 6 Bad Company Drums, Saxophone
1985 Bangs & Crashes Go West Saxophone
1985 Division One Far Corporation Saxophone
1985 Go West Go West Saxophone
1985 Macalla Clannad Saxophone
1985 Politics of Existing Sad Café Saxophone
1985 Profiles Rick Fenn / Nick Mason Saxophone
1985 Profiles Mason & Fenn Saxophone
1985 Songs from the Big Chair Tears for Fears Saxophone
1984 Alchemy: Dire Straits Live Dire Straits Saxophone
1984 Ammonia Avenue The Alan Parsons Project Saxophone, Synthesizer, Soloist
1984 Nearly a Sin One the Juggler Saxophone
1984 Pressure Points: Live in Concert Camel Guest Artist, Saxophone
1984 Private Dancer Tina Turner Saxophone
1984 Stationary Traveller Camel Saxophone
1984 The Collection Caravan Saxophone
1983 Back to Front Caravan Saxophone
1983 Fierce Heart Jim Capaldi Main Personnel, Saxophone, Horn
1983 Play On John Miles Saxophone
1983 Points on the Curve Wang Chung Saxophone
1983 Rant N Rave with the Stray Cats Stray Cats Saxophone
1983 Silver Cliff Richard Saxophone
1983 The Hurting Tears for Fears Saxophone
1983 The Key Joan Armatrading Saxophone
1983 The Real Macaw Graham Parker Main Personnel, Saxophone
1983 True for You Paul Brady Saxophone
1983 Twisting by the Pool Dire Straits Saxophone
1982 Alexis Korner and Friends Alexis Korner Horn
1982 Bill Wyman Bill Wyman Horn
1982 Eye in the Sky Alan Parsons / The Alan Parsons Project Main Personnel, Saxophone, Soloist
1982 Grand Passion Doll by Doll Saxophone
1982 Inner Feelings Billy Ocean Sax (Alto)
1982 Kokomo [1982] Kokomo Saxophone
1982 Lead Me to the Water Gary Brooker Saxophone
1982 Now You See Me... Now You Don't Cliff Richard Saxophone
1982 Rough Diamonds Bad Company Saxophone, Drums
1982 Sleepwalking Gerry Rafferty Saxophone
1982 Steve Warley Steve Warley Saxophone
1982 The Philip Lynott Album Phil Lynott Featured Artist, Saxophone
1982 The Secret Policeman's Other Ball: The Music Horn
1982 Volumen Brutal Baron Rojo Saxophone
1981 Let the Thunder Cry Jim Capaldi Saxophone, Horn
1981 Line Up Graham Bonnet Saxophone
1981 Nude Camel Flute, Piccolo, Saxophone
1981 On the Rocks David Byron Band Saxophone
1981 Playing in the Flame Sally Oldfield Saxophone
1981 Reverse Logic Jack Green Saxophone
1981 Tilt Cozy Powell Saxophone
1981 Walk Under Ladders Joan Armatrading Saxophone, Horn
1980 Barbara Dickson Album Barbara Dickson Saxophone
1980 Celebration Sally Oldfield Saxophone
1980 Darkness Darkness Eric Burdon Horn
1980 Humanesque Jack Green Saxophone
1980 Mega Shebang Andy Fairweather Low Saxophone
1980 Mike Heron Mike Heron Saxophone
1980 Private Parts & Pieces, Vol. 2: Back to the Pavilion Anthony Phillips Flute
1980 Snakes & Ladders Gerry Rafferty Saxophone
1980 The Nightbird Paul Carrack Horn
1980 The Party LP Alexis Korner Horn
1980 The Sweet Smell of Success Jim Capaldi Horn
1980 Una Giornata Uggiosa Lucio Battisti Saxophone
1980 V T S Vapour Trails Saxophone
1979 Do Not Disturb Grand Hotel Saxophone
1979 Freeway Freeway Saxophone
1979 Heart to Heart Peter Bardens Saxophone
1979 I Can See Your House from Here Camel Saxophone
1979 Keep the Ball Rolling Bryn Haworth Saxophone
1979 Liner Liner Saxophone
1979 Live in Hamburg Roger Chapman Saxophone
1979 Night Time Emotion Noel McCalla Saxophone
1979 Siamese Friends Ian Matthews Saxophone
1979 Sides Anthony Phillips Saxophone, Sax (Tenor)
1979 Solid Logic Jim Rafferty Saxophone
1979 The Son of Rock and Roll Rocky Burnette Horn
1979 Vapour Trails Vapour Trails Main Personnel, Saxophone
1979 Where to Now Charlie Dore Saxophone
1978 A Live Record Camel Flute, Saxophone
1978 Breathless Camel Flute, Saxophone, Composer
1978 Dont Talk Back Jim Rafferty Saxophone
1978 Interlife Paul Brett Saxophone
1978 K-Scope Phil Manzanera Saxophone, Sax (Baritone), Sax (Soprano)
1978 Laughing in the Dark Pezband Saxophone
1978 Restless Rab Noakes Horn
1978 Shake It Ian Matthews Saxophone
1978 Some Girls The Rolling Stones Saxophone
1978 Stealin' Home Ian Matthews Saxophone
1978 The Bride Stripped Bare Bryan Ferry Saxophone
1978 Too Much Is Not Enough Charlie Ainley Brass, Horn
1978 Wet Dream Richard Wright Flute, Saxophone
1978 Wise After the Event Anthony Phillips Featured Artist, Flute, Saxophone, Sax (Soprano)
1977 Burnin' Sky Bad Company Flute, Saxophone
1977 Consequences Godley & Creme Saxophone
1977 In Your Mind Bryan Ferry Flute, Saxophone, Horn, Horn Arrangements, Musician
1977 Instincts Adrian Wagner Saxophone
1977 Listen Now Phil Manzanera Saxophone, Sax (Soprano)
1977 Love You Live The Rolling Stones Saxophone
1977 Mr. Lucky Fools Gold Saxophone
1977 Natural Avenue John Lodge Saxophone, Sax (Soprano)
1977 Pezband Pezband Saxophone
1977 Playmates Small Faces Horn
1977 Rain Dances Camel Composer
1977 Rough Mix Ronnie Lane / Pete Townshend Saxophone
1977 Score Duncan Mackay Wind, Flute
1977 Show Some Emotion Joan Armatrading Saxophone
1977 Slowhand Eric Clapton Main Personnel, Saxophone, Horn
1977 Vicious But Fair Streetwalkers Horn
1976 Let's Stick Together Bryan Ferry Sax (Soprano)
1976 Moonmadness Camel Saxophone
1976 Rags to Gladrags Gerry Lockran Saxophone
1976 Rise and Shine! Kokomo Saxophone
1975 Abracadabra Claire Hamill Saxophone
1975 All Funked Up Snafu Saxophone, Horn
1975 Amazing Grease The Grease Band Saxophone
1975 Fish Out of Water Chris Squire Main Personnel, Saxophone
1975 Hard Road Lennie McDonald Saxophone
1975 Inspiration Amazing Blondel Saxophone, Horn
1975 Kokomo [1975] Kokomo Flute, Saxophone
1975 Pressure Drop Robert Palmer Saxophone, Horn
1975 Pump Iron! Alvin Lee Main Personnel, Sax (Soprano)
1975 Return to Fantasy Uriah Heep Saxophone
1975 Russ Ballard [1975] Russ Ballard Vocals (Background)
1975 Street Rats Humble Pie Horn
1975 Sunny Side of the Street Bryn Haworth Saxophone
1974 Ain't Gonna Play No Second Fiddle Dana Gillespie Saxophone
1974 Alexis Korner Alexis Korner Horn
1974 Bad Company Bad Company Additional Personnel, Saxophone
1974 Brighter Day Keith Christmas Saxophone
1974 Busy Corner Chilli Charles Saxophone
1974 In Flight Alvin Lee Flute, Saxophone, Performer, Primary Artist
1974 Let the Days Go By Bryn Haworth Saxophone
1974 Mr. Blues Alexis Korner Horn
1974 Red King Crimson Saxophone, Sax (Soprano)
1974 Sharon Sharon Forrester Saxophone
1974 Situation Normal Snafu Saxophone
1974 Snape Live on Tour Alexis Korner Horn
1974 The 31st of February Street Cliff Richard Saxophone
1974 The Place I Love Splinter Horn Arrangements
1974 Thunderbox Humble Pie Horn
1973 Accidentally Born in New Orleans Alexis Korner Producer, Member of Attributed Artist, Flute, Sax (Soprano), Sax (Alto), Sax (Tenor), Sax (Baritone), Horn, Piano
1973 Fasten Your Seat Belts Stray Dog Flute
1973 Still Peter Sinfield Arranger, Mixing, Flute, Flute (Alto), Flute (Bass), Saxophone, Sax (Alto), Sax (Tenor), Sax (Baritone), Brass, Celeste, Wind, Associate Producer, Mixing Assistant, Brass Arrangement, Flute Arrangement, Composer
1972 Earthbound King Crimson Saxophone, Sax (Alto), Sax (Tenor), Sax (Baritone), Mellotron, Composer
1972 Graham Bell Graham Bell Saxophone
1972 Rab Noakes [1972] Rab Noakes Saxophone
1971 Islands King Crimson Member of Attributed Artist, Vocals, Flute, Flute (Bass), Saxophone
1971 Listen The Alan Bown Set Producer, Percussion
1971 Stretching Out The Alan Bown Set Producer
1970 Gass The Gass Producer
1970 In the Wake of Poseidon King Crimson Flute, Saxophone
1970 Lizard King Crimson Flute, Saxophone
1969 Circus Circus Flute, Saxophone, Sax (Tenor), Composer
1965 In the Beginning Eric Burdon Horn
70 Hits of the '70s [Rhino] Saxophone
As It Is Owen Paul Saxophone
Awesome Rock Saxophone
Die Farbe der Sonne Goldman Composer
El Pea Producer
First Cut Roger Chapman / Chapman-Whitney Streetwalkers / Charlie Whitney Woodwind, Brass, Brass Arrangement
History Robin George Saxophone
I'm Walking: Complete Streetwalkers 1974-1977 Streetwalkers Arranger, Brass, Horn, Saxophone, Woodwind
King Crimson Collector's Club: Live at the Marquee 1971 King Crimson Flute, Saxophone, Mellotron, Composer
Live at the Blue Shell Goldman Composer
Live in Hamburg Roger Chapman / Roger Chapman & the Shortlist Saxophone
LovePower and Peace Robin George Saxophone, Group Member
Massive Hits!: Rock Saxophone
One and One is Two: Complete Recordings 1965-1967 Circus / Stormsville Shakers Sax (Tenor)
Private Parts & Pieces, Vols. 1-2 Anthony Phillips Flute
Rock Classics: The Collection Saxophone
Roppongi Stick Men Featured Artist, Primary Artist
The Many Faces of King Crimson Composer, Featured Artist, Primary Artist
The Prog Box Primary Artist