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London & UK improvisation and related


 
Butcher / Charles / Dorner - The Contest of Pleasures: Alibi Days Butcher / Charles / Dorner - The Contest of Pleasures:
Alibi Days

(Potlatch -- France )

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Recordings of improvisations from different rooms with unique resonant properties, manipulated and organized into 5 compositions mixing musique concrete and e-a improv.

Butcher / Charles / Dorner - The Contest of Pleasures: Tempestuous Butcher / Charles / Dorner - The Contest of Pleasures:
Tempestuous

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Live recordings of this incredible improvising trio as influenced by a 'tempestuous' storm buffeting & rattling the windows of the church in which the performance took place.

Butcher / Durrant / Lee: Intentions Butcher / Durrant / Lee:
Intentions

(Nuscope -- USA )

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Bringing together British and Vancouver artists in a set of improvisations with extended and unusual techniques, harmonics, microtones and texturally dense counterpoint.

Butcher / Durrant / Lovens /Malfatti / Russell: News From the Shed Butcher / Durrant / Lovens /Malfatti / Russell:
News From the Shed

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Butcher / Hemingway: Buffalo Pearl Butcher / Hemingway:
Buffalo Pearl

(Auricle -- USA )

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Percussionist Hemingway with John Butcher on tenor and soprano sax performing live in 2005, demonstrating their extended language in a brilliant and eccentric dialog.

Butcher / Muller / van der Schyff: Way Out Northwest Butcher / Muller / van der Schyff:
Way Out Northwest

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

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British saxophone phenomenon John Butcher meets Vancouver's premiere bassist Torsten Müller and drummer Dylan van der Schyff for an amazing live set at the Western Front.

Butcher / Viltard / Prevost: "All But" - Meetings with Remarkable Saxophonists -- Volume 2 Butcher / Viltard / Prevost:
"All But" - Meetings with Remarkable Saxophonists -- Volume 2

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

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The second volume of Eddie Prevost's 2011 series of concerts at Network Theatre, Waterloo, London meeting with remarkable saxophonists, here with John Butcher on tenor & soprano, with Guillaume Viltard on double bass.

Butcher, John / Andy Moor: Experiments With A Leaf Butcher, John / Andy Moor:
Experiments With A Leaf

(Unsounds -- Netherlands )

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Since working together in Thermal, saxophonist John Butcher and The Ex guitarist Andy Moor have collaborated in live performance, here recording in a cathedral in Berne, Switzerland in 2013, using its natural reverb to augment their impeccably paced and inspired dialog.

Butcher, John / Burkhard Beins / Mark Wastell: Membrane Butcher, John / Burkhard Beins / Mark Wastell:
Membrane

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Mysteriously dark electroacoustic improv from the adept trio of John Butcher on acoustic and amplified saxophones, Burkhard Beins on amplified bass drum and electronics, and Mark Wastell on amplified 32" paiste tam-tam, slowly evolving, rich environments in sound.

Butcher, John / John Edwards: Optic Butcher, John / John Edwards:
Optic

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Butcher, John / Gino Robair / Matthew Sperry: 12 Milagritos Butcher, John / Gino Robair / Matthew Sperry:
12 Milagritos

(Spool -- Canada )

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Butcher, John / Kurzmann, Christof: The Big Misunderstanding Between Hertz and Megahertz Butcher, John / Kurzmann, Christof:
The Big Misunderstanding Between Hertz and Megahertz

(Potlatch -- France )

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Butcher, John / Leonel Kaplan / Christof Kurzmann: Shortening Distance Butcher, John / Leonel Kaplan / Christof Kurzmann:
Shortening Distance

(L'innomable -- Slovenia )

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The trio of John Butcher on saxophones (acoustic and feedback), Leonel Kaplan on trumpet and Christof Kurzmann on ppooll, performing live at the 2012 Ulrichsberg Kaleidophon Festival, a subtle yet rich dialog from 3 players who complement each other in surprising ways.

Butcher, John / Matthew Shipp: At Oto Butcher, John / Matthew Shipp:
At Oto

(Fataka -- Great Britain )

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When Matthew Shipp was invited to London's Cafe Oto for a residency in 2010 the first collaborator he requested was John Butcher, the resulting meeting recorded for this brilliant duo release.

Butcher, John / Nakamura, Toshimaru: Cavern with Nightlife Butcher, John / Nakamura, Toshimaru:
Cavern with Nightlife

(Weight of Wax -- Great Britain )

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Butcher, John / Nilssen-Love, Pal: Concentric Butcher, John / Nilssen-Love, Pal:
Concentric

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Butcher, John / Phil Durrant / John Russell: The Scenic Route Butcher, John / Phil Durrant / John Russell:
The Scenic Route

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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1999 release of the trio of John Butcher on soprano & tenor sax, Phil Durrant on violin, and John Russell on guitar, meticulous improvisation using outrageous technique, "unorthodox thematic development and off-center interplay which at times is odd and surreal".

Butcher, John / Rhodri Davies: Carliol Butcher, John / Rhodri Davies:
Carliol

(Ftarri -- Japan )

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Dark and beautiful improvisation from saxophonist and electronics artist John Butcher and harpist Rhodri Davies, an incredible display of timbre, technique, and pacing.

Butcher, John / Thomas Lehn / John Tilbury: Exta Butcher, John / Thomas Lehn / John Tilbury:
Exta

(Fataka -- Great Britain )

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The London trio of John Butcher using extended techniques on sax, Thomas Lehn on synthesizer, and John Tilbury on piano, extracting 5 pieces from long studio sessions recorded in 2012; powerful work from three masters of modern free improvisation.

Butcher, John & Mark Sanders: Daylight Butcher, John & Mark Sanders:
Daylight

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Percussionist Mark Sanders and saxophonist John Butcher in recordings from two concerts: the 2010 Freedom of the City festival in London, and a year later at Southampton University; exceptionally expressive and technically unique playing.

Butcher, John Group: somethingtobesaid Butcher, John Group:
somethingtobesaid

(Weight of Wax -- Great Britain )

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"Somethingtobesaid" was commissioned by the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Fest in this 1st full performance by a band of long-time and recent colleagues brought together for this project.

Butcher, John: Bell Trove Spools Butcher, John:
Bell Trove Spools

(Northern Spy -- USA )

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UK saxophone phenomenon John Butcher in 10 live solo recordings using the unique sonic environments of Richmond Hall, a Houston art gallery that has been compared to a bowling alley, and Issue Project Room's high-ceilinged marble room in Brooklyn, NY.

Butcher, John: Music on Seven Occasions Butcher, John:
Music on Seven Occasions

(Meniscus -- USA )

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Solo and duo improvisations with Butcher joined by Gino Robair, Alexander Frangenheim, Veryan Weston, Thomas Lehn, John Corbett, Jeb Bishop, Terri Kapsalis, Fred Lomberg-Holm and Michael Zerang.

Butcher, John: Resonant Spaces Butcher, John:
Resonant Spaces

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Extreme acoustic space recordings from saxophonist John Butcher, part of Arika's Resonant Spaces event, with performances from resonant and remote corners of Scotland.

Butcher, John: The Geometry of Sentiment Butcher, John:
The Geometry of Sentiment

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Sonic experiments and solo improvisations on tenor and soprano with 2 pieces using amplified feedback, and 1 piece dedicated to Derek Bailey.

Butcher, John: Vortices & Angels Butcher, John:
Vortices & Angels

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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"Two very different duo concert performances both featuring saxophonist John Butcher: the first (38 minutes) at the Vortex with electric guitarist Derek Bailey; the second (25 minutes) in All Angels Church with harpist Rhodri Davies."-Em...

Caetitu (Gibson / Weston / Mattos / Blume): Caetitu Caetitu (Gibson / Weston / Mattos / Blume):
Caetitu

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Live recordings from LOFT in Cologne, 2007 of this quartet of collective improvisers including Brazilian saxophonist Yedo Gibson and pianist Veryan Weston.

Canto General featuring Louis Moholo-Moholo: Rebel Flames Canto General featuring Louis Moholo-Moholo:
Rebel Flames

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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The South-African inspired Italian improvising group Canto General (named as a reference to poet Pablo Neruda) led by trumpeter Pino Manafra and saxophonist Roberto Ottaviano invite drummer Louis Moholo-Moholo for an album of compositions from Harry Miller, Keith Tippett, Mongezi Feza, &c.

Capece / Patterson: empty matter Capece / Patterson:
empty matter

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Amplified objects artist Lee Patterson and reed player Lucio Capece, also on the sruti box, in 8 rich and slowly paced "empty" works that create mysterious timbral environments.

Capece, Lucio / Birgit Ulher: Choices Capece, Lucio / Birgit Ulher:
Choices

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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The first meeting on disc of two of the finest and most innovative electroacoustic instrumentalists in Germany, performing on reeds, trumpets, radio, speakers, and preparations.

Carter String Trio, Kent: Intersections Carter String Trio, Kent:
Intersections

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Kent Carter (double bass) leads a string trio comprised of Albert Maurer (violin) and Katrin Mickiewicz (viola) in an enchanting set of recordings made in Koln, Sers, and Bonn during 2004.

Carter String Trio, Kent: The Willisau Suites Carter String Trio, Kent:
The Willisau Suites

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Kent Carter (double bass) leads Carl Zingaro (violin) and Francois Dreno (viola) in a string trio with touches of classical chamber, jazz, and European folk music. Albrecht Maurer (violin) and Emmanuelle Roch (viola) later join Carter in two pieces.

Casserley, Lawrence / Desorgher, Simon : Music From ColourDome Casserley, Lawrence / Desorgher, Simon :
Music From ColourDome

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Chang / Davies / Drouin / Durrant / Patterson / Tilbury: Variable Formations Chang / Davies / Drouin / Durrant / Patterson / Tilbury:
Variable Formations

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A live recording at Cafe Oto in 2013 from this sextet in an extended and dynamic piece in which the musicians develop material they had presented in small groups in the first half of the concert, mixing improvised and prepared elements.

Chant  / Davies / Drew / Edwards: Decentred Chant / Davies / Drew / Edwards:
Decentred

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Improvisations and realisations of indeterminate scores by Michael Pisaro and John Cage from this trio originally brought together by a reading of Cardew's "Treatise".

Chant, Tom / John Edwards / Eddie Prevost: All Change Chant, Tom / John Edwards / Eddie Prevost:
All Change

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

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Recorded in concert at The Network Theatre, Waterloo in London, 2012, the trio of Tom Chant on saxophone, John Edwards on bass and Eddie Prevost on drums present a tour de force of modern free jazz with great technical and conversational power.

Charig / Tippett / Winter: Pipedream Charig / Tippett / Winter:
Pipedream

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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Remastered edition with one bonus track of the 1977 Ogun LP, bringing trumpeter Mark Charig together with Keith Tippett on organ & keys, and Ann Winter on voice & bell.

Circuit: Electro Acoustic Ensemble: Epiphany Circuit: Electro Acoustic Ensemble:
Epiphany

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The first in a series of recordings from the shifting Circuit ea-improv ensemble, here with Trevor Taylor, Paul Dunmall, Jonathan Implett and Nick Stephens.

Circuit: Electro-Acoustic Ensemble: Kitaoka Circuit: Electro-Acoustic Ensemble:
Kitaoka

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The 3rd CD in a series by the ea-improv group Circuit (Pat Thomas, Trevor Taylor, &c). music influenced by the japanese artist and illusionist Akiyoshi Kitaoka.

Circuit: Genesis Circuit:
Genesis

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Percussionist Trevor Taylor's Circuit mixes acoustic instruments, electronics and real-time processing to morph alien sounding landscapes through well-honed improvising, here with Paul Dunmall, Hilary Jeffires, and Roberto Filoseta.

Circuit: Pyro Circuit:
Pyro

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The UK electroacoustic improvising group led by FMR's label leader Trevor Taylor in two quartet recordings with Jonathon Seagroatt (reeds & electronics), Rob Stevenson (reeds & electronics), Steve Hubback (percussion) and and Geof Harris (bass).

Circuit: Taylor / Seagroat / Chatgigiannis: Illusion Circuit: Taylor / Seagroat / Chatgigiannis:
Illusion

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The 5th release from the electronic and electroacoustic group Circuit, featuring Trevor Taylor and a changing set of collaborators, exploring improvisation with real time manipulation.

Cogburn / Jones / Rainey: Arena Ladridos Cogburn / Jones / Rainey:
Arena Ladridos

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A live performance of saxophonist Bhob Rainey, electronics artist Bonnie Jones and percussionist Chris Cogburn performing live at AAMP in Austin, TX, and at Crolwey Theatre, Marfa, TX.

Coleman / Kasyansky / Wright: control and its opposites Coleman / Kasyansky / Wright:
control and its opposites

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A durational piece featuring saxophonist Seymour Wright, electronic artist Grundik Kasyansky (Grundik + Slava) & trumpeter Jamie Coleman, members of Eddie Prevost's improv workshop.

Common Objects: John Butcher / Rhodri Davies / Lee Patterson: Live In Morden Tower Common Objects: John Butcher / Rhodri Davies / Lee Patterson:
Live In Morden Tower

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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Active in various formats since 2005 when The London Musicians' Collective commissioned the ensemble from electric harpist Rhodri Davies, this album with John Butcher (sax & amplifier) and Lee Patterson on amplified devices is surprisingly their first release.

Company: Once Company:
Once

(Incus -- Great Britain )

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From Bailey's live recordings at The Arts Theater in May 1987, excellent groupings of players inc. Barre Phillips, Carlos Zingaro, Tristan Honsinger, Lee Konitz, Steve Noble &c.

Compassionate Dictatorship: Cash Cows Compassionate Dictatorship:
Cash Cows

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Guitarist Jez Franks and saxophonist Tori Freestone co-lead this quartet in a sophisticated take on melodic yet complex, hard driving jazz, intelligent playing for a modern age.

  Contest of (More) Pleasures, The (Dorner / Pallandre / Butcher / Sassi / Charles):
Ulrichsberg

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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The forward-thinking trio The Contest of Pleasure of Axel Dorner on trumpet, John Butcher on saxophone and Xavier Charles on clarinet, is extended with (More) from Laurent Sassi and Jean-Leon Pallandre on phonographies, mixing and microphones, performing live in Ulrichsberg.

Convergence Quartet (Bynum / Einsenstadt / Hawkins / Lash): Song / Dance Convergence Quartet (Bynum / Einsenstadt / Hawkins / Lash):
Song / Dance

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Cornetist Taylor Ho Bynum, drummer Harris Eisenstadt, pianist Alexander Hawkins and bassist Dominic Lash converge for 9 pieces of avant-jazz and free music.

Convergence Quartet (Taylor Ho Bynum / Alexander Hawkins / Dominic Lash / Harris Eisenstadt): Owl Ja Convergence Quartet (Taylor Ho Bynum / Alexander Hawkins / Dominic Lash / Harris Eisenstadt):
Owl Jacket [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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The 4th release from the international quartet of NY cornetist Taylor Ho Bynum, Canadian drummer Harris Eisenstadt, and UK bassist Dominic Lash and pianist Alexander Hawkins, with compositions from all 4 players, including an adaptation of traditional Ghanaian & Gambian pieces.

Convergence Quartet, The: Live In Oxford Convergence Quartet, The:
Live In Oxford

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The Convergence Quartet (Taylor Ho Bynum, Harris Eisenstadt, Alexander Hawkins and Dominic Lash) in their first FMR CD performing inspired modern jazz live in Oxford.

Coombes, Nigel / Steve Beresford: White String's Attached (1979) Coombes, Nigel / Steve Beresford:
White String's Attached (1979)

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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These 1979 duo concert performances from violinist Nigel Coomes and pianist Steve Beresford were generally considered at the time to be the most significant advance in violin & piano music for around 200 years.

Corbett, Jon / Louis Moholo - Moholo / Nick Stephens: Jon Corbett's Dangerous Musics - Kongens Gade Corbett, Jon / Louis Moholo - Moholo / Nick Stephens:
Jon Corbett's Dangerous Musics - Kongens Gade

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Three veterans of the British music scene join forces for a loose and free-wheeling romp recorded in the studio: trumpeter John Corbett, bassist Nick Stephens, and percussionist Louis Moholo-Moholo.

Cornford / Rodgers: Turned Moment, weighting Cornford / Rodgers:
Turned Moment, weighting

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Sound artist Stephen Cornford performs realtime feedback treatment of pianist Samuel Rodgers, creating tense and spacious sound works, intensifying Rodgers' sparse keyboard work.

Coxhill / Ward: Old Sights New Sounds Coxhill / Ward:
Old Sights New Sounds

(Incus -- Great Britain )

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London veteran improvisers, saxophonist Lol Coxhill and clarinetist Alex Ward, met at the Incus HQ in 2010 to record these 7 extraordinary dialogs, described as a 1 Act work in 2 scenes with 6 characters!

Coxhill, Lol & Michel Doneda: Sitting On Your Stairs Coxhill, Lol & Michel Doneda:
Sitting On Your Stairs

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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An improvised concert at Les Instantes Chavires near Paris in 2011, the last outing of the duo of saxophonist Lol Coxhill and trumpter Michel Doneda, two fine improvisers at the top of their respective abilities.

Coxhill, Lol & Roger Turner: Success With Your Dog Coxhill, Lol & Roger Turner:
Success With Your Dog

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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The duo of Lol Coxhill on soprano saxophone and Roger Turner on drums & percussion, performing at Brest & London in 2003 and 2010; unusual conversation from two long-standing improvising colleagues.

Coxhill, Lol: Coxhill On Ogun Coxhill, Lol:
Coxhill On Ogun

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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Coxon, John / Evan Parker / Eddie Prevost: Cinema Coxon, John / Evan Parker / Eddie Prevost:
Cinema

(Fataka -- Great Britain )

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Two masters of London's free improvising scene - saxophonist Evan Parker and percussionist Eddie Prevost - in a trio with young lion John Coxon on electric guitar and prepared piano, in an impressive and dynamic journey of technique and tone.

Davies  / Bohman / Patterson / Wastell: For Hugh Davies Davies / Bohman / Patterson / Wastell:
For Hugh Davies

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Recordings from early DIY electroacoustic improviser and instrument inventor, the late Hugh Davies, accompanied in live performance by Adam Bohman, Lee Patterson, and Mark Wastell.



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