When the finest young jazz musicians in the UK teamed up to form a dynamic fusion outfit, the result was If, one of the most challenging and exciting bands of the Seventies. The group was fronted by J.W.Hodkinson, a powerful singer, backed by superb musicians Dick Morrissey (tenor sax and flute) and Terry Smith (lead guitar). With a strong rhythm section the seven piece was hailed as worthy competitors to such American pace setters as Chicago and Blood, Sweat & Tears. ‘If’ was the band’s debut album, produced by Lew Futterman and released in 1970 in a distinctive silver sleeve.


Side 1:
01. I’m Reaching Out On All Sides
02. What Did I Say About The Box, Jack?
03. What Can A Friend Say?
Side 2:
01. Woman, Can You See (What This Big Thing Is All About)?
02. Raise The Level Of Your Conscious Mind
03. Dockland
04. The Promise Land

Release Information

  • Catalogue Number: V104
  • Format: 180g Vinyl LP

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