Derek Bailey

British guitarist, improviser, composer and theorist, Derek Bailey (1930-2015) is one of the pioneers of free improvisation. His collaborations with the great figures of the European, Japanese and American free jazz and experimental scenes are innumerable: Han Bennink, Peter Brötzmann, Noël Akchoté, Joëlle Léandre, Pat Thomas, John Butcher, Keiji Haino, Otomo Yoshihide, Abe Kaoru, Toshinori Kondo, Anthony Braxton, George Lewis, Steve Lacy, Evan Parker, Cyro Baptista, John Zorn, Tony Oxley, Thurston Moore, etc.
Derek Bailey - New York 1982 (vinyl LP)
An album of lost Derek Bailey sessions recorded with his friend and collaborator Charlie Morrow, that testifies to his art of collective experimentation.
Derek Bailey - Another Evening at Logos 1974/79/81 (2 vinyl LP)
Sub Rosa
sold out
This LP inaugurates a new series of vinyl-only releases based on the extraordinary Logos archives. Here, never released before recordings from live sessions at Logos Foundation, in 1974, 1979 & 1981, featuring Max Eastley, Feminist Improvising Group, COUM, Derek Bailey, and the Logos Ensemble.
Derek Bailey - 1/28 Sliverfish Macronix (vinyl 7\
Derek Bailey improvises on guitar while reading poems by Ben Watson. Both pieces were recorded in 1993 and are taken from Ben Watson's book Out To Lunch.
Derek Bailey - AND (vinyl LP)
(last copies available!)
A surprising trio, initiated by Derek Bailey: Pat Thomas is here on electronics and Steve Noble, an outstanding drummer, plays only turntables. One of Derek Bailey's most abstract records.
Derek Bailey - Tout For Tea! (vinyl 10\
Derek Bailey and Eugene Chadbourne in an improvised duet, recorded live on January 2, 1995.

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