Sessionography of Derek Bailey

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  1. 1965; Sheffield

    1. Miles Mode (Coltrane) 10:26

    Tony Oxley: drums; Derek Bailey: amplified guitar; Gavin Bryars: bass;

    Rehearsal Extract [Joseph Holbrooke]: Incus (UK) CD Single 01 (CD) 1999

    Note: The cd also contains a data section (web pages).

  2. 1966

    1. G.E.B. (in memory of my father George Edward Bailey) 3:54
    2. Haught 3:13

    Derek Bailey: guitar

    Pieces for Guitar Tzadik (US) TZ 7080 (CD) 2002

    See also 1967

  3. 1967

    1. Three pieces for guitar 3:07
    2. Bits 9:49
    3. Practising: wow & stereo 11:05
    4. Improvisatin on guitar piece No. 1 3:06
    5. Imprvisation on guitar piece No. 2 4:05

    Derek Bailey: guitar

    Pieces for Guitar Tzadik (US) TZ 7080 (CD) 2002

    See also 1966

  4. March 3, 1967; London

    1. Withdrawal Sequence 1 11:22
    2. Withdrawal Sequence 2 10:51
    3. Withdrawal Sequence 3 (c4) 2:34
    4. Seeing Sounds & Hearing Colours - introduction (puddles, raindrops & circles) 4:02
    5. Seeing Sounds & Hearing Colours - movement 1 4:43
    6. Seeing Sounds & Hearing Colours - movement 2 (c) 5:15
    7. Seeing Sounds & Hearing Colours - movement 3 7:23

    Kenny Wheeler: trumpet, flugelhorn, glockenspiel; Paul Rutherford: trombone, percussion; Trevor Watts: flute & voice, oboe, alto saxophone, vibraphone, glockenspiel, percussion; Evan Parker: soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone, glockenspiel, percussion; Derek Bailey: amplified guitar; Barry Guy: double bass, piano; John Stevens: drums & cymbals, glockenspiel, percussion;

    Withdrawal [Spontaneous Music Ensemble]: Emanem (UK) 4020 (CD) 1997

    Note: The first four tracks of the Withdrawal cd are from 1966 and do not include Bailey. Those tracks are not listed here.

  5. February 18, 1968; Olympic Sound Studios, London

    1. 8:04
    2. 5:37
    3. 6:24
    4. 6:23
    5. 12:41
    6. 9:52

    Kenny Wheeler: trumpet, fluegelhorn; Evan Parker: soprano sax; Derek Bailey: guitar; Dave Holland: bass; John Stevens: drums.

    Karyobin [The Spontaneous Music Ensemble]

    Note: Derek Bailey as "Dennis Bailey" on cover of the LP. The cd tracks are untitled; the lp sides are not broken into tracks and are simply called "Karyobin - part 1" (cd tracks 1-4) and "Karyobin - part 2" (cd tracks 5-6).


  6. August 29, 1968; The ICA, London

    1. Infraudibles (Herbert Brun)

    Evan Parker: sax; Richard Howe: french horn; Derek Bailey: guitar; Gavin Bryars: bass; Bernard Rands: cymbalom

    Cybernetic Serendipity Music: ICA (UK) ICA O1 (LP)

    Note (from G Bryars): "Bernard Rands, who is now Senior Professor of Music at Harvard was due to play cymbalom, which he had in fact never played before, and at the last minute Gavin Bryars played both bass and cymbalom. The instrument itself was one which Gavin Bryars obtained from Evan Parker via Evan's father-in-law, who had played it in a commercial Hungarian gypsy group. The instrument had languished in his garage for some time and Gavin bought it."


  7. January 3, 1969; London

    1. Stone Garden (C. Mariano) 12:00
    2. Preparation (Oxley) 4:00

    Kenny Wheeler: trumpet, fluegelhorn; Evan Parker: tenor sax; Derek Bailey: guitar; Jeff Clyne: bass; Tony Oxley: drums.

    The Baptised Traveller [Tony Oxley Quintet]

    Note: Derek Bailey does not appear on the other half of The Baptised Traveler.


  8. February 6, 1969; London

    1. Oliv 1 19:25

    Kenny Wheeler: fluegelhorn; Trevor Watts: alto sax; Peter Lemer: piano; Derek Bailey: guitar; Johnny Dyani: bass; John Stevens: drums; Maggie Nicols: vocal; Carolann Nichols: vocal; Pepi Lemer: vocal

    Oliv [Spontaneous Music Ensemble]



  9. April 18, 1969; Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg (Germany)

    1. Nipples (Brotzmann) 17:43
    2. More Nipples 17:18

    Peter Brotzmann: tenor sax; Evan Parker: tenor sax; Derek Bailey: guitar; Fred Van Hove: piano; Buschi Niebergall: bass; Han Bennink: drums.

    Nipples [Peter Brotzmann Sextet]: Calig (Germany) CAL 30604 (LP) 1970 [track 1]
    Nipples [Peter Brotzmann Sextet]: Atavistic (US) ATA 205 (CD) 2000 [track 1]
    More Nipples [Peter Brotzmann Sextet]: Atavistic (US) UMS/ALP 236 (CD) 2003 [track 2]

  10. June 1969; Bremen

    1. European Echoes - part 1 (Schoof) 15:33
    2. European Echoes - part 2 (Schoof) 15:32

    Manfred Schoof: trumpet; Enrico Rava: trumpet; Hugh Steinmetz: trumpet; Paul Rutherford: trombone; Peter Brotzmann: tenor sax; Gerd Dudek: tenor sax; Evan Parker: soprano sax, tenor sax; Fred Van Hove: piano; Irene Schweizer: piano; Alex Von Schlippenbach: piano; Derek Bailey: guitar; Arjen Gorter: bass; Buschi Niebergall: bass, bass trombone; Peter Kowald: bass; Han Bennink: drums; Pierre Favre: drums.

    European Echoes [Manfred Schoof]



  11. July 4, 1969; BBC studios, London

    1. Pointing 7:10
    2. Untitled 3 6:32
    3. Untitled 4 4:10
    4. Bedrest 7:38
    5. untitled [broadcast but not released]
    6. untitled [broadcast but not released]

    Evan Parker: soprano sax, amplified auto-harp; Derek Bailey: guitar; Hugh Davies: electronics, organ; Jamie Muir: percussion.

    1968-1971 [The Music Improvisation Company] -- see also June 18, 1970

    Note: On the broadcast (July 23, 1969) the group is announced as "The London Instrumental And Electronic Improvising Group". Three tracks were included, the last incomplete, of which only one was released on the Incus record.



  12. July 30, 1969

    1. An old woman is shelling beans inside her privy parts. It sounds like the deep croaking of a frog. 14:40
    2. Suki 2:35
    3. Gachi 1:35
    4. Kst, Kst 1:30
    5. Good Morning Derek 10:45
    6. Chonkichonki 5:20
    7. Tsk, Tsk 2:30

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Han Bennink: drums, percussion.

    Instant Composers Pool: ICP (Holland) ICP 004 (LP) 1978 (?)

  13. February 7, 1970; London

    1. Saturnalia (Oxley) 10:00
    2. Scintilla (Oxley) 8:53
    3. Megaera (Oxley) |
    4. Amass (Oxley) | 19:08

    Kenny Wheeler: trumpet, fluegelhorn; Evan Parker: soprano sax, tenor sax; Paul Rutherford: trombone; Derek Bailey: guitar; Jeff Clyne: bass; Tony Oxley: drums.

    Four Compositions For Sextet [Tony Oxley Sextet]



  14. March 3, 1970; Rotterdam

    1. Fragments A, B, C, D, E
    2. Fragments F, G, H, I, J

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Misha Mengelberg: piano; John Tchicai: reeds; Han Bennink: drums, percussion.

    Fragments [John Tchicai]: ICP (Holland) ICP 005 (LP)

  15. March 22, 1970; Frankfurt

    1. Fuck De Boere (Brotzmann) 5:15

    Malcom Griffiths: trombone; Paul Rutherford: trombone; Willem Van Manen: trombone; Buschi Niebergall: trombone; Peter Brotzmann: reeds; Willem Breuker: reeds; Evan Parker: reeds; Fred Van Hove: piano; Derek Bailey: guitar; Han Bennink: drums.

    The German 12th Jazz Festival In Frankfurt An Main [various artists]: Scout Records (Germany) SC-S 12/13/14 (LP) 1970

  16. May 14, 1970; Rotterdam

    1. Groupcomposing - part 1 19:16
    2. Groupcomposing - part 2 24:20

    Paul Rutherford: trombone; Peter Bennink: alto sax, bagpipes; Peter Brotzmann: tenor sax; Evan Parker: soprano sax, tenor sax; Misha Mengelberg: piano; Derek Bailey: guitar; Han Bennink: percussion, oe-oe, gachi.

    Groupcomposing: ICP (Holland) ICP 006 (LP)

  17. June 18, 1970; London

    1. Its Tongue Trapped To The Rock By A Limpet, The Water Rat Succumbed To The Incoming Tide 8:55
    2. In The Victim's Absence 10:35

    Evan Parker: soprano sax, amplified auto-harp; Derek Bailey: guitar; Hugh Davies: electronics, organ; Jamie Muir: percussion.

    1968-1971 [The Music Improvisation Company] -- see also July 4, 1969



  18. July 13, 1970; London

    1. Titan Moon 20:53
    2. For Peter B And Peter K 4:39
    3. Fixed Elsewhere 5:09
    4. Dog Meat 12:27
    5. Found Elsewhere 1 4:44
    6. Found Elsewehere 2 4:52

    Evan Parker: tenor sax on (1,3,4), soprano sax on (2,5,6); Derek Bailey:guitar; Han Bennink: percussion.

    The Topography Of The Lungs [Evan Parker, Derek Bailey and Han Bennink]



  19. August 25-27, 1970; Merstham Studios, London

    1. Third Stream Boogaloo 2:36
    2. Dragon Path 10:23
    3. Packaged Eel 8:42
    4. Untitled No I 7:05
    5. Untitled No II 7:32
    6. Tuck 3:04
    7. Wolfgang Van Gangbang 7:05

    Evan Parker: soprano sax; Derek Bailey: guitar; Hugh Davies: live electronics; Jamie Muir: percussion; Christine Jeffrey: vocals on (1,5).

    The Music Improvisation Company



  20. September 2, 1970; The ICA, London

    1. Improvisation 1 21:03
    2. Improvisation 2 5:37
    3. Improvisation 3 11:36
    4. Improvisation 4 5:04
    5. Improvisation 0 25:20
    6. Offcut 1 1:40
    7. Offcut 2 4:25
    8. Offcut 3 11:17

    Paul Rutherford: trombone(1-4,6-7), piano(1,5,8); Derek Bailey: guitar; Barry Guy: bass

    [untitled] [Iskra 1903]: Incus (UK) 3/4 (LP) 1973 [tracks 1-4] [reissued in 1983 with a different cover]
    Chapter One [Iskra 1903]: Emanem (UK) 4301 (CD) 2000

    For related material, see:

    Note: The Incus lp gives the date as "August 1970" but Martin Davidson has determined that the actual recording date is as given here.

  21. November 7, 1970; Kongresshalle, Berlin

    1. Globe Unity 70 (17.54)

    Evan Parker: tenor and soprano saxophone; Gerd Dudek: tenor and soprano saxophone, flute; Michel Pilz: soprano saxophone, bass clarinet, flute; Heinz Sauer: tenor and soprano saxophone; Peter Brötzmann: tenor and baritone saxophone; Kenny Wheeler: trumpet, flugelhorn; Manfred Schoof: trumpet, flugelhorn, Bach trumpet in D; Tomasz Stanko: trumpet; Bernard Vitet: trumpet; Malcolm Griffiths: trombone; Paul Rutherford: trombone, tenor horn; Albert Mangelsdorff: trombone; Buschi Neibergall: bass, bass trombone; Peter Kowald: bass, tuba; Arjen Gorter: bass, electric bass; Alexander von Schlippenbach: piano, percussion; Derek Bailey: guitar Han Bennink: drums, shellhorn, dhung, gachi; Paul Lovens: drums; percussion.

    Globe Unity 67 & 70 [Globe Unity Orchestra]: Atavistic (US) UMS/ALP 223 (CD) 2001

  22. 1970 or 71; London

    1. Buzz trio 1 10:37
    2. Buzz trio 2 2:02
    3. Buzz trio 3 3:57
    4. Buzz trio 4 5:16
    5. Bass & trombone 1:33
    6. Trombone & guitar 1:11
    7. Guitar & bass 1:59
    8. Bass solo 1 2:08
    9. Trombone solo 1 1:20
    10. Guitar solo 1 3:12
    11. Buzz trio 5 8:00
    12. Bass solo 2 3:47
    13. Trombone solo 2 2:07
    14. Guitar solo 2 4:03
    15. Buzz trio 6 6:35
    16. Buzz trio 7 3:09
    17. Buzz trio 8 5:55
    18. Buzz trio 9 4:50
    19. Bass solo 3 2:31
    20. Trombone solo 3 1:57
    21. Guitar solo 3 2:56

    Derek Bailey: amplified guitar; Barry Guy: double bass; Paul Rutherford: trombone

    Buzz soundtrack [Iskra 1903]: Emanem (UK) 4066 (CD) 2002

    Note: As the titles suggest, Bailey is not present on all tracks.

  23. January, 1971

    1. Improvised Piece III 20:04
    2. Improvised Piece IV 8:16
    3. Improvised Piece V 10:08

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Dave Holland: cello.

    Improvisations For Cello And Guitar [Dave Holland, Derek Bailey]: ECM (US/Germany) 1013 (LP) 1971

  24. January 27, 1971; London

    1. So What Do You Think? part 1
    2. So What Do You Think? part 2

    Kenny Wheeler: trumpet, fluegelhorn; Trevor Watts: soprano sax; Derek Bailey: guitar; Dave Holland: bass; John Stevens: drums.

    So What Do You Think [Spontaneous Music Ensemble]: Tangent (UK) TGS118 (LP) 1973

  25. February 1971; London

    1. Improvisation 3 2:41
    2. Improvisation 4 2:02
    3. Improvisation 5 7:43
    4. Improvisation 6 5:29
    5. Improvisation 7 3:10
    6. Improvisation 8 4:19
    7. Improvisation 9 1:52
    8. Improvisation 10 3:04
    9. Improvisation 11 2:16
    10. Improvisation 12 3:46
    11. Where is the Police? (M Mengelberg) 8:25
    12. Christiani Eddy (W Breuker) 5:50
    13. The Squirrel & the Rickety-Rackety Bridge (G Bryars) 6:31

    Derek Bailey: guitar, VCS3 synthesizer on "Where Is The Police?".

    Solo Guitar

    Not necessarily "English music" [va]: Electronic Music Foundation (UK?) EMF CD 036 (CD) 2002 [track 5]

  26. July 26, 1971; London

    1. One 1:02
    2. Two 1:28
    3. Three 4:23
    4. Four 2:05
    5. Five 2:03
    6. Six 0:44

    Derek Bailey: guitar

    In Whose Tradition?: Emanem (Australia) 3404 (LP) 1988
    Fairly Early with Postscripts: Emanem (UK) 4027 (CD) 1999

    Note: The timings listed here are for the lp release, which was slightly edited. The cd release is unedited.

    Audio sample here

  27. August 1, 1971; London

    1. Extra 1 7:47
    2. Extra 2 11:31
    3. Extra 3 6:42

    Paul Rutherford: trombone; Derek Bailey: guitar; Barry Guy: bass

    Chapter One [Iskra 1903]: Emanem (UK) 4301 (CD) 2000

    For related material, see:



  28. 1971; London

    1. Crossing (Oxley) 8:33
    2. Oryane - percussion solo (Oxley) 10:41
    3. Quartets: 1.Eiroc - 2.Santrel (Oxley) 7:20
    4. Cadilla (Oxley) 12:12

    Evan Parker: soprano sax, tenor sax; Paul Rutherford: trombone; Derek Bailey: guitar; Tony Oxley: percussion, amplified percussion; Kenny Wheeler (1,4): trumpet, fluegelhorn; Barry Guy (1,4): bass.

    Ichnos [Tony Oxley]: RCA (UK) SF 8215 (LP) 1971

  29. 1971; London

    1. Eiroc II (Oxley) 5:30

    Evan Parker: soprano sax; Paul Rutherford: trombone; Derek Bailey: guitar; Tony Oxley: percussion, amplified percussion;

    Tony Oxley Sextet: Incus (UK) 8 (LP) 1975

  30. ca 1971

    1. Part One - Once Upon A Time
    2. Part Two - Special Relativity

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Evan Parker: saxophone; Kenny Wheeler: trumpet; Graham Lyons: saxophone?; Daryl Runswick: bass

    Quantum [Basil & Esther Kirchin]: Trunk (UK) JBH 003 (CD/LP) 2003

    Note: Derek Bailey is not mentioned by name in the notes to this cd, but is presumed to be present nonetheless. He definitely appeared on an lp recoreded and released under Kirchin's name in 1971, World Within Worlds parts 1 & 2 (EMI/Columbia SCX 6463). He may also have appeared on an lp released in 1973 or 74, World Within Worlds parts 4 & 5 (Island). The exact relationship between the World Within Worlds lps and Quantum is still somewhat vague, as are the recording, personnel and track details of the second lp.

  31. April 22, 1972; Oxford Town Hall

    1. Introduction: The End - Edgar Ende, 1931 (B. Guy) 8:58
    2. Strophe I: Memory of the Future, Oscar Dominguez, 1939 (B. Guy) 8:56)
    3. Antistrophe I: Exact Sensibility, Oscar Dominguez, 1935 (B. Guy) 14:11
    4. Strophe II: Indefinite Indivisibility, Yves Tanguy, 1942 (B. Guy) 23:44
    5. Antistrophe II: According to the Laws of Chance, Jean Arp, 1917 (B. Guy) 10:56
    6. Epode: Presence of Mind, Rene Magritte, 1958 (B. Guy) 19:00
    7. Coda: Melancholy Departure, Georgio de Chirico, 1916 (B. Guy) 11:48

    Harry Beckett: trumpet; Dave Holdsworth: trumpet, fluegelhorn; Marc Charig: trumpet, fluegelhorn; Paul Rutherford: trombone; Mike Gibbs: trombone; Paul Nieman: trombone; Dick Hart: tuba; Trevor Watts: alto sax, soprano sax; Mike Osborne: alto sax; Bernhard Living: alto sax; Alan Wakeman: soprano sax, tenor sax; Evan Parker: soprano sax, tenor sax; Bob Downes: flute, tenor sax; Karl Jenkins: baritone sax, oboe; Derek Bailey: guitar; Howard Riley: piano; Jeff Clyne: bass; Chris Laurence: bass; Barry Guy: bass; Tony Oxley: percussion; Paul Lytton: percussion; Buxton Orr: conductor.

    Ode [The London Jazz Composers Orchestra]:

    Note: On the lp release, tracks 4-6 were reordered and renamed as follows: "Arp" was Strophe II and appeared as track 4; "Magritte" was Antistrophe II and appeared as track 5; and "Tanguy" was the Coda and appeared as track 6.

  32. May 3, 1972; London

    1. Improvisation 5 5:54
    2. Improvisation 6 10:48
    3. Improvisation 7 4:29
    4. Improvisation 8 6:21
    5. Improvisation 9 3:39
    6. Improvisation 10 3:09
    7. Improvisation 11 7:34

    Paul Rutherford: trombone; Derek Bailey: guitar; Barry Guy: bass

    [untitled] [Iskra 1903]: Incus (UK) 3/4 (LP) 1973 [reissued in 1983 with a different cover]
    Chapter One [Iskra 1903]: Emanem (UK) 4301 (CD) 2000

    For related material, see:



  33. June 16-17, 1972; Verity's Place, London

    1. Call that a balance? 2:30
    2. Misty 7:30
    3. The title 2:00
    4. Who is that? 4:30
    5. The girl with the concrete tongue 4:30
    6. Din din teo 9:00
    7. On a clear day 4:00
    8. Barb 1:30
    9. Shake your arse white man 1:30
    10. Whiling 2:30
    11. When day is done and shadows fall I think of you 4:00

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Han Bennink: drums, percussion.

    Selections From Live Performances



  34. October 21, 1972; Donaueshingen

    1. On Tour 1 13:37

    Paul Rutherford: trombone; Derek Bailey: guitar; Barry Guy: bass

    Chapter One [Iskra 1903]: Emanem (UK) 4301 (CD) 2000

    For related material, see:



  35. October 23 or 24, 1972; Bremen

    1. On Tour 2 12:34

    Paul Rutherford: trombone; Derek Bailey: guitar; Barry Guy: bass

    Chapter One [Iskra 1903]: Emanem (UK) 4301 (CD) 2000

    For related material, see:



  36. November 1, 1972; Berlin

    1. On Tour 3 12:44

    Paul Rutherford: trombone; Derek Bailey: guitar; Barry Guy: bass

    Chapter One [Iskra 1903]: Emanem (UK) 4301 (CD) 2000

    For related material, see:



  37. 1972

    1. THEN '72 19:25

    Derek Bailey: stereo electric guitar

    THEN Incus (UK) CD-SG6 (CD-R) 2004

    See also 1974 and 1980.

  38. ca early 1970s; London

    1. 3:50
    2. 2:40
    3. 5:25
    4. 4:44
    5. 2:00

    Derek Bailey: 19 string (approx) guitar

    Different Guitars: Incus (UK) CD-R6 (CD-R) 2002

    See also 1987 and 1992

  39. January 10 & 11, 1973; London

    1. The Good Doctor (Wheeler) 15:17

    Kenny Wheeler: trumpet, fluegelhorn; Ian Hammer: trumpet; Greg Bowen: trumpet; Dave Hancock: trumpet; Keith Christie: trombone; Bobby Lamb:trombone; Chris Pyne: trombone; David Horler: trombone; Malcolm Griffiths: bass trombone; Alfie Reece: tuba; Duncan Lamont: tenor sax, flute; Mike Osborne: alto sax; Alan Branscombe: piano, electric piano; John Taylor: electric piano; Ron Mathewson: bass; Tony Oxley: percussion; Norma Winstone: vocals; Evan Parker: tenor sax; Derek Bailey: guitar.

    Song For Someone [Kenny Wheeler]: Incus (UK) 10 (LP) 1977
    Song For Someone [Kenny Wheeler]: PSI (UK) 04.01 (CD) 2004

  40. April 3, 1973; Wolverhampton Polytechnic (UK)

    1. Nellie
    2. Kellie
    3. Bellie
    4. Gellie
    5. Wellie
    6. Tellie

    Derek Bailey: electric guitar

    [untitled] [Derek Bailey and One Music Ensemble] Nondo 002 (LP) 1976

    Note: the other side of this lp features One Music Ensemble.

  41. Spring 1973

    1. Improvisation 102(a) 8:33
    2. Improvisation 102(b) 1:54
    3. Improvisation 103(a) 3:45
    4. Improvisation 103(b) 2:30
    5. Improvisation 103(c) 1:18
      Improvisation 103(d) 1:56
    6. Improvisation 104(a) 5:12
    7. Improvisation 104(b) 5:47
    8. Improvisation 105(a) 4:00
    9. Improvisation 105(b) 1:46
      Improvisation 105(c) 2:29
    10. voice track 8:20

    Derek Bailey: guitar, voice

    Taps

    Notes:

    1. The titles listed in the cd reissue are actually the original catalog numbers.
    2. Martin Davidson: "TAP 3 was issued (?) in a very limited edition - like one copy! Neither DB not myself are aware of its existence. Peter Riley must have had the only copy made."
    3. The final track is unacknowledged in the CD booklet and is from an unknown recording date.


  42. June 21-24, 1973; Berliner Academy Der Kunste

    1. Improvisation 5016 5:00
    2. Improvisation 5018 9:29
    3. Improvisation 5012 4:19
    4. Improvisation 5010 5:15
    5. Improvisation 5020 20:17
    6. Improvisation 5021 5:01

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Paul Rutherford: trombone; Barry Guy: bass.

    Free Improvisation[various artists]: Deutsche Grammophon (Germany) 2563 299 (3xLP) 1974

    Note: Track 3 is a guitar solo.

  43. July 30, 1973; London

    1. The Crust (Lacy) 9:55
    2. 38 (Lacy) 12:57
    3. The Owl (Lacy) 6:16
    4. A Bit of the Dumps 3:29
    5. Flakes (Lacy) 7:38
    6. Revolutionary Suicide (Lacy) 3:40

    Steve Lacy: soprano sax (1-3, 5-6); Steve Potts: alto sax, soprano sax (1-3, 5-6); Derek Bailey: guitar; Kent Carter: bass; John Stevens: drums, percussion.

    Note: Emanem 4024 also includes tracks from December 19, 1974

  44. October 26, 1973; London

    1. Sequence 73

    Derek Bailey: amplified guitar

    Sequences 72 & 73 [Paul Rutherford & Iskra 1912]: Emanem (UK) 4018 (CD) 1997

    Note: On the release, the (solo) performance by Bailey is combined with a performance from a week earlier by Iskra 1912, an ensemble which was conducted by Rutherford and included Maggie Nichols, Norma Winstone, Kenny Wheeler, Malcolm Griffiths, Paul Nieman, Geoff Parkins, Dick Hart, Evan Parker, Dave White, Howard Riley, Barry Guy and Tony Oxley. The total performance runs for 27:15.

  45. November 12, 1973; Little Theatre Club, London

    1. Impromptu Dynamics 1 9:10

    Derek Bailey: acoustic guitar; John Stevens: drums; Trevor Watts: soprano sax

    Dynamics of the Impromptu Entropy Stereo (US) ESR004 (CD) 1999

  46. December 18, 1973; Little Theatre Club, London

    1. Impromptu Dynamics 2 16:22
    2. Impromptu Dynamics 3 8:05

    Derek Bailey: electric stereo guitar; John Stevens: drums, cornet (track 2); Trevor Watts: soprano sax

    Dynamics of the Impromptu Entropy Stereo (US) ESR004 (CD) 1999

  47. January 17, 1974; Little Theatre Club, London

    1. Impromptu Dynamics 4 14:42
    2. Impromptu Dynamics 5 9:51
    3. Impromptu Dynamics 6 12:33

    Derek Bailey: electric stereo guitar; John Stevens: drums; Trevor Watts: soprano sax

    Dynamics of the Impromptu Entropy Stereo (US) ESR004 (CD) 1999

  48. February 3, 1974; ICA Theatre, London

    1. Forty Minutes (part 1) 19:30
    2. Forty Minutes (part 2) 20:30
    3. Thirty-Five Minutes (part 1) 25:40
    4. Thirty-Five Minutes (part 1) 8:50
    5. Ten Minutes 10:00

    John Stevens: percussion, cornet; Derek Bailey: guitar; Kent Carter: cello; Evan Parker: soprano sax; Trevor Watts: soprano sax.

    Eighty-Five Minutes Part 1 [Spontaneous Music Ensemble]: Emanem (Australia) 3401 (LP)1986 [tracks 1,2]
    Quintessence 1 [Spontaneous Music Ensemble]: Emanem (UK) 4015 (CD)1997 [tracks 1,2]
    Eighty-Five Minutes Part 2 [Spontaneous Music Ensemble]: Emanem (Australia) 3402 (LP)1986 [tracks 3-5]
    Quintessence 2 [Spontaneous Music Ensemble]: Emanem (UK) 4016 (CD)1997 [tracks 3-5]


  49. May 13, 1974; Martin Davidson's home, London

    1. Lot 74 22:00

    Derek Bailey: guitar.

    Solo Improvisations - Lot 74: Incus (UK) 12 (LP) 1974 -- see also Spring 1974

  50. Spring 1974; Derek Bailey's home, London

    1. Together 2:15
    2. Pain in the chest 3:00
    3. Planks 4:00
    4. In Joke (take 2) 4:00

    Derek Bailey: guitar.

    Solo Improvisations - Lot 74: Incus (UK) 12 (LP) 1974 -- see also May 13, 1974

  51. June 29, 1974; Martin Davidson's home, London

    1. In Whose Tradition? 0:34
    2. Rehearsal extract 3:21
    3. Another rehearsal extract 6:42

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Anthony Braxton: flute (2), sopranino sax (3).

    In Whose Tradition?: Emanem (Australia) 3404 (LP) 1988 [track 1]

    Fairly Early with Postscripts: Emanem (UK) 4027 (CD) 1999

    First Duo Concert [Anthony Braxton and Derek Bailey] -- see also June 30



  52. June 30, 1974; Wigmore Hall, London

    1. The first set - area 1 8:22
    2. The first set - area 2 3:12
    3. The first set - area 3 [open] 8:44
    4. The first set - area 4 [solo] 2:43
    5. The first set - area 5 5:21
    6. The first set - area 6 6:08
    7. The second set - area 7 6:48
    8. The second set - area 8 6:23
    9. The second set - area 9 [solo] 5:56
    10. The second set - area 10 4:29
    11. The second set - area 11 [open] 15:29
    12. The second set - area 12 3:57

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Anthony Braxton: reeds.

    First Duo Concert [Anthony Braxton and Derek Bailey] -- see also June 29

    Audio samples:



  53. July 2, 1974; Royal Hotel, Luton (England)

    1. Opening (opening) 26:41
    2. Closing (closing) 16:13

    Anthony Braxton: soprano sax, alto sax, b-flat clarinet, contrabass clarinet; Derek Bailey: electric guitar.

    Royal Volume 1 [Anthony Braxton and Derek Bailey]: Incus (UK) 43 (LP) 1984

  54. November 19, 1974; 105th NDR Jazz Workshop, Funkhaus Hamburg

    1. Hamburg '74 : Overture (Schlippenbach) 26:29
      1. Interlude
      2. Ovation
      3. Fusion
      4. Kollision + Explosion
      5. Free Jazz
      6. Epistrophen
      7. Special Coda
    2. Kontraste Und Synthesen (Schoof) 19:11

    Manfred Schoof: trumpet; Kenny Wheeler: trumpet; Gunter Christmann:trombone; Paul Rutherford: trombone; Peter Brotzmann: reeds; Rudiger Carl:reeds; Gerd Dudek: reeds; Evan Parker: reeds; Michel Pilz: reeds; Derek Bailey: guitar; Alex Von Schlippenbach: piano; Peter Kowald: bass, tuba; Han Bennink: drums, percussion, clarinet; Paul Lovens: drums, percussion; + Choir of the NDR-Broadcast conducted by Helmut Franz.

    Hamburg '74 [Globe Unity Orchestra and The Choir Of The NDR-Broadcast]: FMP (Germany) FMP 0650 (LP)1979

  55. December 19, 1974; Wigmore Hall, London

    1. Staples (Lacy) 9:40
    2. Dreams (Lacy) 11:20
    3. Swishes (Lacy) 5:45
    4. Snaps (Lacy) 9:20

    Steve Lacy: soprano sax, gramophon on (2); Trevor Watts: alto sax; Evan Parker: tenor sax, baritone sax on (3); Steve Potts: alto sax, soprano sax on (4); Derek Bailey: guitar; Michel Waisvisz: electronics.

    Saxophone Special [Steve Lacy]

    Note: Emanem 4024 also includes tracks from July 30, 1973

  56. 1974

    1. THEN '74 2:50

    Derek Bailey: guitar

    THEN Incus (UK) CD-SG6 (CD-R) 2004

    See also 1972 and 1980.

  57. February 14, 1975; London

    1. First half solo 4:16
    2. Part 1 14:54
    3. Part 1A 5:50
    4. Part 2 3:51
    5. Part 2A 10:24
    6. Second half solos 10:26
    7. Part 3 11:54
    8. Part 4 6:56

    Evan Parker: soprano sax, tenor sax; Derek Bailey: guitar.

    The London Concert [Derek Bailey, Evan Parker]: Incus (UK) 16 (LP) [tracks 2,4,7,8]
    The London Concert [Derek Bailey, Evan Parker]: PSI (UK) 05.01 (CD) 2005

  58. May 12/15, 1975; Paris

    1. The Uh Uh Uh (Lacy)
    2. Dreams (Lacy)
    3. The Oil (Lacy)
    4. The Wane (Lacy)
    5. Crops (Lacy)

    Steve Lacy: soprano sax; Steve Potts: alto sax, soprano sax; Irene Aebi: cello, vocals; Kent Carter: bass; Kenneth Tyler: drums; Derek Bailey: guitar; Jean-Jacques Avenel: bass; Jack Treese (2,5): guitar; Boulou Ferre (2,5): guitar.

    Dreams [Steve Lacy]: Saravah, SH 10058 (LP)
    Dreams - Scratching the Seventies [Steve Lacy]: Saravah, 2082 (CD)

    Note: The cd reissue is a 3cd set, containing a number of other Lacy recordings made for the Saravah label, in addition to "Dream".

  59. May 22, 1975; The ICA, London

    1. First 2:29
    2. Second 8:45
    3. Third 6:12
    4. Fourth 1:28
    5. Fifth 2:34
    6. Sixth 2:21
    7. Seventh 2:20
    8. Eighth 2:26

    Derek Bailey: guitar

    In Whose Tradition?: Emanem (Australia) 3404 (LP) 1988 [tracks 5,6,8]
    Domestic & Public Pieces: Emanem (UK) 4001 (CD) 1995

    Audio samples:



  60. September 16-18, 1975; Studio Ricordi, Milan

    1. M 1 1:35
    2. M 2 2:34
    3. M 3 4:15
    4. M 4 3:41
    5. M 5 2:44
    6. M 6 2:07
    7. M 7 1:42
    8. M 8 2:19
    9. M 9 4:42
    10. M 10 2:50
    11. M 11 2:10
    12. M 12 4:05
    13. M 13 4:09
    14. M 14 3:57

    Derek Bailey: guitar.

    Improvisation (DIVerso n.2):



  61. October 26, 1975; Massey, France

    1. Massey 1 4:05
    2. Massey 2 5:05
    3. Massey 3 6:40
    4. Massey 4 3:25
    5. Massey 5 1:30
    6. Massey 6 2:23

    Derek Bailey: guitar, 19-string (approx) guitar, Waiswich Crackle box;

    Tristan (Duo) [Derek Bailey, Tristan Honsinger]: Incus (UK) CD53 (CD) 2002

    See also February 6 and February 7 1976

  62. ca 1975

    1. Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet (Bryars)

    The Cockpit Ensemble; Derek Bailey: guitar; Michael Nyman: organ; John Nash: violin; John White: tuba; Sandra Hill: double bass; Gavin Bryars: conductor

    The Sinking Of The Titanic [Gavin Bryars]: Editions EG, EGED 21/Obscure 1 (LP) 1975

  63. ca 1975

    1. 1, 2, 1-2-3-4 (Bryars)

    Gavin Bryars: double bass; Christopher Hobbs: piano; Cornelius Cardew: cello; Derek Bailey: guitar; Mike Nicolls: drums; Celia Gollin: vocals; Brian Eno: vocals; Andy Mackay: oboe; Stuart Deeks: violins; Paul Nieman: trombone.

    Ensemble Pieces [Christopher Hobbs, John Adams, Gavin Bryars]: Editions EG, EGED 22/Obscure 2 (LP) 1975

  64. January, 1976; Bailey's home, Islington

    1. Kew 2:50
    2. Unity theatre 2:57
    3. Queue 7:13
    4. Cue 4:26
    5. Roots 2:13
    6. Virginal (Bailey) 6:20
    7. Praxis (Bailey) 4:00
    8. The Lost Chord (Bailey/Proctor) 1:50

    Derek Bailey: guitar and voice

    Guitar Solos 2: [various artists]: Caroline (E) C1518 (LP) 1976 [tracks 6-8]
    Domestic & Public Pieces: Quark (US), 9999 (LP) 1979 [tracks 1-5]
    Domestic & Public Pieces: Emanem (UK) 4001 (CD) 1995

    Audio samples:



  65. February 6, 1976; Tangent Studio, London

    1. The Visit 3:20
    2. Preparation 6:24

    Derek Bailey: guitar, 19-string (approx) guitar, Waiswich Crackle box; Tristan Honsinger: cello, voice.

    Duo [Derek Bailey, Tristan Honsinger]: Incus (UK) 20 (LP) 1976
    Tristan (Duo) [Derek Bailey, Tristan Honsinger]: Incus (UK) CD53 (CD) 2002

    See also Feb 7, as well as October 1975.

  66. February 7, 1976; Verity's Place, London

    1. DUO (Part 1) 4:56
    2. DUO (Part 2) 11:28
    3. Performance 4:12
    4. The Shadow 10:36
    5. Exits 3:48

    Derek Bailey: guitar, 19-string (approx) guitar, Waiswich Crackle box; Tristan Honsinger: cello, voice.

    Duo [Derek Bailey, Tristan Honsinger]: Incus (UK) 20 (LP) 1976
    Tristan (Duo) [Derek Bailey, Tristan Honsinger]: Incus (UK) CD53 (CD) 2002

    See also Feb 6, as well as October 1975.

  67. March 27,1976; Akademie der Kuenste, Berlin

    1. Improvisation 27376 7:13

    Derek Bailey: guitar.

    For Example: Workshop Freie Musik 1969 - 1978 / Nr. 1: FMP (Germany) FMP R1 (LP) 1978

    Note: Part of commemorative issue consisting of book and 3 lp's.

  68. May 9, 1976; Riverside Studios, London

    1. No South 8:20
    2. No East 10:27
    3. No West 10:05

    Evan Parker: soprano sax, tenor sax (2,3); Derek Bailey: guitar; Tristan Honsinger (1,2): cello; Maarten Altena (1,3): bass.

    Company 1 [Company]



  69. August 22, 1976; Riverside Studios, London

    1. Za'id 8:20
    2. Akhrajat 14:20
    3. Al 3:17
    4. Mutala 8:10
    5. Hiq 10:02

    Evan Parker: soprano sax, tenor sax; Anthony Braxton: soprano sax, alto sax, Eb clarinet, Bb clarinet, contrabass clarinet; Derek Bailey: acoustic guitar, electric guitar.

    Company 2 [Company]: Incus (UK) 23 (LP) 1977

  70. September 1976; South Hill Park, London

    1. In the Dead of Night I gotta go Where You Are 11:35
    2. The Song is Ended (medley) 7:05
    3. Umberto who? 6:44
    4. Tether End 1 1:26
    5. A Fine Mesh 3:47
    6. Stanley 4:14
    7. Tether End 2 6:38

    Derek Bailey: guitar, acoustic guitar; Han Bennink: drums, violin, banjo, clarinet, vocals, and home-made junk

    Company 3 [Company]: Incus (UK) 25 (LP) 1977

  71. November 11, 1976; Riverside Studios, London

    1. Once Upon A Time 12:09
    2. Abandoned 1 1:04
    3. Abandoned 2 5:16
    4. Step 1 3:26
    5. Step 2 2:25
    6. Happily Ever After 12:25

    Steve Lacy: soprano sax; Derek Bailey: electric guitar.

    Company 4 [Company]: Incus (UK) 26 (LP) 1977

  72. February 1977; London

    1. Carlisle 22:04
    2. Wardour 2:49
    3. Berwick 3:15
    4. Beak 17:01

    Derek Bailey: electric stereo guitar (1,4), acoustic guitar (2,3); Tony Oxley: electric kit (1,4), acoustic kit (2,3), violin (1)

    Soho Suites [Derek Bailey & Tony Oxley]: Incus (UK) CD29/30 (CD) 1997

    Note: see also Septemer 15 1995

  73. March 1977; Bailey's home, London

    1. Happy Birthday To You 5:31

    Derek Bailey: guitar, voice

    In Whose Tradition?: Emanem (Australia) 3404 (LP) 1988
    Domestic & Public Pieces: Emanem (UK) 4001 (CD) 1995

  74. April 3-4, 1977; Moruzzo, Italy

    1. Drop one 2:41
    2. Recapitulation, reiteration and rabbits 2:53
    3. How long has this been going on? 4:27
    4. Drop two 4:24
    5. Tutti cantabile 5:31
    6. Drop three 2:50
    7. Drop four 2:53
    8. Sing, sing, sing, sing, sing 5:37
    9. Jim never seems to send me pretty flowers 7:55

    Derek Bailey: electric and acoustic guitars; Andrea Centazzo: percussion

    Drops

    Note: The cd reissue incorrectly gives the year of the recording as 1967 on the back card and as 1997 in the insert.

  75. May 25-27, 1977; ICA, London

    1. LS/MR/DB/TH/AB/SL/EP 25:39
    2. EP/HB/DB 5:30 [part of a longer piece]
    3. HB/AB/DB 8:39
    4. TH/MR/SB/HB/DB 10:29
    5. EP/LS/DB - second of four pieces 4:19

    Leo Smith[LS]: trumpet; Maarten Altena[MR]: bass; Derek Bailey[DB]: guitar; Tristan Honsinger[TH]: cello; Anthony Braxton[AB]: clarinet, flute, alto sax, soprano sax; Steve Lacy[SL]: soprano sax; Evan Parker[EP]: soprano sax, tenor sax. Han Bennink[HB]: drums; Steve Beresford[SB]: piano;

    Company 5 [Company]: Incus (UK) 28 (LP) 1978 [track 1]
    Company 5 [Company]: Incus (UK) CD41 (CD) 2001 [track 1]
    Company 6 [Company]: Incus (UK) 29 (LP) 1978 [tracks 2,3]
    Company 6 & 7 [Company]: Incus (UK) CD07 (CD) 1991 [tracks 2,4,5]
    Company 7 [Company]: Incus (UK) 30 (LP) 1978 [tracks 4,5]

    Note: The Company records contain further performances from the same set of dates. They're not listed here because they didn't include Bailey as a participant.

  76. August, 1977; London

    1. The 1st Hackney Scroll
      1. Theology 6:37
      2. Otology 5:30
      3. Speak Up, Lad 7:18
    2. The 2nd Hackney Scroll 22:40
      1. So Few
      2. So Many
      3. So So
      4. So What
      5. So Long

    Derek Bailey: guitar, voice; Misha Mengelberg: piano, celeste, voice; Lol Coxhill: soprano sax, voice; Steve Beresford: piano, toys, voice; Ian Croall: voice

    Fictions [Company]: Incus (UK) 38 (LP)

  77. September 1977; Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg (Germany)

    1. Improvisation 1 10:14
    2. Improvisation 2 6:31
    3. Improvisation 3 6:20
    4. Improvisation 4 23:14

    Kenny Wheeler: trumpet; Manfred Schoof: trumpet; Gunter Christmann: trombone; Albert Mangelsdorff: trombone; Paul Rutherford: trombone; Gerd Dudek: flute, soprano sax, tenor sax; Evan Parker: soprano sax, tenor sax; Peter Brotzmann: alto sax, tenor sax, bass clarinet; Michel Pilz: bass clarinet; Derek Bailey: guitar; Tristan Honsinger: cello; Alex Von Schlippenbach: piano; Peter Kowald: bass, tuba; Buschi Niebergall: bass; Paul Lovens: drums.

    Improvisations [Globe Unity]



  78. December 14-17, 1977

    1. Marmite 10:48
    2. Omelette a la valse 7:39
    3. Peultjes 3:55
    4. Lady of the prunes 9:56
    5. Met mes en vork 6:42
    6. Banana split 4:00

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Maarten Altena: bass; Maurice Horsthuis: viola; Tristan Honsinger: cello; Terry Day: percussion; Michel Waisvisz: synthesizer.

    K'Ploeng Claxon (DU) 78.2 (LP)

    Note: Tracks 4 and 6 might not include Bailey.

  79. April 19, 1978; Tokyo

    1. Improvisation 21 9:23
    2. Improvisation 22 2:28
    3. Improvisation 23 12:04
    4. Improvisation 24 8:00
    5. Improvisation 27 6:16

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Toshinori Kondo (2): trumpet, alto horn; Kaoru Abe (3): alto sax; Mototeru Tagaki (3): alto sax, tenor sax; Motoharu Yoshizawa (1, 5): bass; Toshi Tsuchitori (1, 4, 5): drums

    Duo & Trio Improvisation

    Note: The Universal cd reissue supposedly has four bonus tracks but I don't yet know anything about them.

  80. April 21, 1978; Meien-Kaikan, Nagoya

    1. Live in Nagoya 29:50

    Derek Bailey: guitar.

    New Sights, Old Sounds Morgue (Japan) 3/4 (LP)
    New Sights, Old Sounds Incus (UK) CD48/49 (CD) 2002

    See also May 3 and May 5

    Note: The second pressing of the lp might have additional material.

  81. May 3, 1978; Kalavinka, Machida

    1. Administratio 23:41
    2. The man from S.L.A.P.P.Y. 9:47
    3. Spear-core 6:27

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Kauru Abe: alto sax; Motoharu Yoshizawa: bass; Toshinori Kondo: trumpet

    Aida's Call Starlight Furniture Company (US) 9 (CD)

  82. May 3, 1978; Kalavinka, Machida

    1. Live in Kalavinka 20:35

    Derek Bailey: guitar.

    New Sights, Old Sounds Morgue (Japan) 3/4 (LP)
    New Sights, Old Sounds Incus (UK) CD48/49 (CD) 2002

    See also April 21 and May 5

  83. May 5, 1978; Tokyo

    1. New sights old sounds 18:52
    2. Thou shalt not bear false witness 9:16
    3. This is the age of oddities let loose 3:09
    4. Nothing so difficult as a beginning 4:50
    5. Here was no lack of innocent diversion 2:54
    6. A wanderer from the British world of fashion 3:14

    Derek Bailey: guitar.

    New Sights, Old Sounds Morgue (Japan) 3/4 (LP)
    New Sights, Old Sounds Incus (UK) CD48/49 (CD) 2002

    See also April 21 and May 3

  84. ca 1978

    1. The Squirrel And The Ricketty Racketty Bridge (Bryars)

    Derek Bailey: steel stringed acoustic guitars; Fred Frith: double-headed electric guitars; Gavin Bryars: concert guitars; Brian Eno: electric guitars.

    Machine Music [John White, Gavin Bryars]: Obscure, OBS 8 SPECIAL (LP) 1978

  85. April 23-24, 1979; London

    1. Kuru 2:23
    2. Sugu 1:25
    3. Itsu 3:01
    4. Koko 2:18
    5. Ima 2:04
    6. Sarinu 2:13
    7. Omoidasu 6:04
    8. Chiku 4:03
    9. Taku 4:33
    10. Toki 13:20

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Tony Coe: clarinet in C.

    Time [Derek Bailey, Tony Coe]: Incus (UK) 34 (CD) 1979

  86. May 2, 1979; Bailey's home, London

    1. The Last Post 16:04

    Derek Bailey: guitar, voice

    In Whose Tradition?: Emanem (Australia) 3404 (LP) 1988
    Fairly Early with Postscripts: Emanem (UK) 4027 (CD) 1999

    Note: The lp release is abbreviated by a little over two minutes.

  87. November 26, 1979; Hamburg

    1. Der Schornsteinfeger-Im Taubenschlag-Entfernungen
    2. Bonbonbacker asturiet
    3. Paul solo
    4. Ensemble I
    5. Maarten solo
    6. Fichtengrun und Tannengrun
    7. Zum teil mit Filz
    8. Der Westwind
    9. Derek solo
    10. Das Lied von der Affin
    11. Candace solo
    12. Derek und Paul
    13. Gunter solo
    14. Ensemble II
    15. Trio
    16. Bugsierschiff

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Alex Schlippenbach: piano; Sven Ake Johansson: drums; Marten Altena: bass; Gunter Christmann: trombone; Candace Natvig: violin; Wolfgang Fuchs: soprano sax, bass clarinet; Paul Lovens: drums.

    Idylle Und Katastrophen [Johansson/Schlippenbach Emsemble]: Po Torch Records (Germany) JWD 6 (LP) 1980

    Note: Derek Bailey only appears on a few tracks (definitely not on any of the "solo" tracks other than 9).

  88. January and February, 1980; London

    1. Here today
    2. One old one
    3. Nothing lasts like the makeshift
    4. One young one
    5. Two part pier
    6. For a day or a stay
    7. Adrienne
    8. What now?

    Derek Bailey: guitar, ukelele; Christine Jeffreys: vocals.

    Views From Six Windows: Metalanguage (US) ML 114 (LP) 1981

  89. May 17 & 28, 1980; Art Worker's Guild, London

    1. ATG 4 5:00
    2. ATG 6 6:43
    3. ATG 3 9:32
    4. ATG 13 7:48
    5. ATG 2 5:10
    6. ATG 9 10:00

    Evan Parker: soprano sax, tenor sax; George Lewis: trombone; Derek Bailey: guitar; Dave Holland: bass.

    Fables [Company]: Incus (UK) 36 (LP)

  90. May 28, 1980

    1. Tunnel Hearing 7:18
    2. 10% Extra Free 3:28
    3. 20% Extra Free 3:49

    Derek Bailey: acoustic guitar, voice (1);

    Fairly Early with Postscripts: Emanem (UK) 4027 (CD) 1999

    Audio sample: 20% Extra Free

  91. June 26/28, 1980; San Zeno Abbey, Pisa

    1. Pisa String Duet 33:03

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Maarten Altena: bass

    Improvisor's Symposium Pisa 1980: Incus (UK) 37 (LP) 1981 [10:18 extract]
    Improvisor's Symposium Pisa 1980: PSI (UK) 04.03/04 (CD) 2004

  92. July 4, 1980; Dunois, Paris

    1. Paris 19:00

    Derek Bailey: guitar.

    Aida -- see also Aug 3



  93. July 4, 1980; La Forgue, Paris

    1. Rain Dance 27:35

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Min Tanaka: dance

    Music & Dance [Derek Bailey and Min Tanaka] -- see also July 6, 1980



  94. July 6, 1980; La Forgue, Paris

    1. Saturday Dance 26:12

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Min Tanaka: dance

    Music & Dance [Derek Bailey and Min Tanaka] -- see also July 4, 1980



  95. August 3, 1980; London

    1. Niigata Snow 6:00
    2. An Echo in Another's Mind 14:00

    Derek Bailey: guitar.

    Aida -- see also July 4



  96. October 17, 1980; Berkeley, California

    1. One 12:23
    2. Two 11:46
    3. Three 16:51
    4. Four 16:02
    5. Five 13:23

    Derek Bailey: guitars; Evan Parker: soprano and tenor sax

    Arch Duo: Rastascan, BRD 045 (CD) 1999

    Note: This is a continuous 70 minute performance; the track marks on the cd were "added for convenience only".

  97. October 21, 1980; "The Great American Music Hall", San Francisco

    1. Applied Ions 6:42
    2. Gabbro scoops 5:11
    3. Realgar 4:44

    Derek Bailey: acoustic guitar; Greg Goodman (1): piano, percussion; Henry Kaiser (1): electric guitar; Toshinori Kondo (1,2): trumpet; Larry Ochs (1,2): tenor sax; Evan Parker (1): tenor sax; Jon Raskin (1,3): baritone sax; Andrew Voigt (1): alto sax.

    The Science Set - Vol. 2: Metalanguage Festival Of Improvised Music 1980



  98. 1980

    1. THEN '80 14:45

    Derek Bailey: 19-string (approx.)

    THEN Incus (UK) CD-SG6 (CD-R) 2004

    See also 1972 and 1974.

  99. August 1981; London

    1. Carminative 11:30
    2. I Soon Learned to Know This Flower Better 7:15
    3. Ja Ja 7:30
    4. Dart Drug ["Dark Drug" on the lp] 25:30

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Jamie Muir: percussion.

    Dart Drug [Derek Bailey and Jamie Muir]

    Note: The lp label gives the record title as "Dark Drug" rather than "Dart Drug". The lp jacket has "Dart Drug" as the record title.

  100. September 18, 1981; The Kitchen, New York City

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Fred Frith: guitar; Sonny Sharrock: guitar; John Zorn: horns; Bill Laswell: bass; Charles K. Noyes: percussion.

    Improvised Music New York 1981: Muworks Records, MU W 1007 (CD) 1991

  101. September 25, 1981; Soundscape, New York City

    1. Improvisation 4 11:53

    Derek Bailey: guitar; George Lewis: trombone

    Live From Soundscape: Back On 52nd Street [various artists]: DIW (Japan) DIW 406 (CD) 1997 [?]

  102. between June 29 and July 3, 1982

    1. Epiphany 48:11
    2. Second 8:05
    3. Third 10:45
    4. Sixth 18:26

    (1): Ursula Oppens: piano; Fred Frith: electric guitar, live electronics, percussion; George Lewis: trombone; Anne LeBaron: harp; Akio Suzuki: glass harmonica, analapos, spring gong, kikkokikiriki; Julie Tippetts: acoustic guitar, voice, flute; Moto Yoshizawa: bass; Keith Tippett: piano; Phil Wachsmann: violin, electronics; Derek Bailey: acoustic & electric guitars.
    (2): Julie Tippetts; Phil Wachsmann; Derek Bailey
    (3): Fred Frith; George Lewis; Akio Suzuki; Moto Yoshizawa; Derek Bailey
    (4): Moto Yoshizawa; Akio Suzuki; Derek Bailey

    Epiphanies [Company]: Incus, 46/47 (2xLP) 1985
    Epiphany [Company]: Incus, CD42/43 (2xCD) 2001

    Note: The first track was broken into two parts for the lp release.

  103. October 1982; New York City

    1. Toca Joga 5:25
    2. Quanto Tempo 3:47
    3. Polvo 4:47
    4. Rio Branco 5:15
    5. Joga Toca 3:22
    6. Que Horas 4:56
    7. Tonto 6:54
    8. Batida 4:33

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Cyro Baptista: percussion.

    Cyro [Derek Bailey and Cyro Baptista]: Incus (UK) CD01 (CD) 1988

  104. ca 1982; OAO Studio, Brooklyn New York

    1. City City City 8:22
    2. The Legend Of Enos Slaughter 9:17
    3. Who's On First 2:56
    4. On Golden Pond 18:00
    5. The Warning Track 5:28

    Derek Bailey: guitars; George Lewis: trombone; John Zorn: alto sax, soprano sax, clarinets, game calls.

    Yankees [Derek Bailey, George Lewis and John Zorn]:



  105. March 31, 1983; Woodland Pattern, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    1. 8E
    2. 21A
    3. 15E
    4. 9A

    Derek Bailey: guitar

    Concert In Milwaukee, DBC2 (cassette) 1983

  106. May 24-28, 1983; The I.C.A. London

    1. TRIO - two 14:39
    2. TRIO - three 2:02
    3. TRIO - minus one 7:50
    4. TRIO - trio 11:03

    Vinko Globokar (4): trombone, voice, flute; Joëlle Léandre (1): bass, voice; Hugh Davies (4): live electronics; J.D. Parran (1, 4): basset horn, piccolo; Peter Brotzmann (4): tenor sax, baritone sax; Jamie Muir (4): percussion; Ernst Reyseger (2, 3, 4): cello, electric cello; Evan Parker (2, 4): tenor sax, soprano sax; John Corbett (4): trumpet,fluegelhorn; Derek Bailey: guitar, electric guitar.

    Trios [Company]: Incus (UK) 51 (LP) 1986

  107. June 1983; Dunois (France)

    1. Trio en forme de bagatelle

    Joëlle Léandre: bass; Ernst Reijseger: viola; Derek Bailey: guitar

    Les Douze Sons [Joëlle Léandre]: Nato (France) 82 (LP) 1984

  108. June 25, 1983; Paris (France)

    1. Input #1 16:49
    2. Input #2 13:36
    3. Input #3 8:04
    4. Input #4 15:58
    5. Input #5 5:28

    Steve Lacy: soprano sax; Derek Bailey: electric guitar

    Outcome [Derek Bailey, Steve Lacy]: Potlatch (France) P299 (CD) 2000

  109. December 25, 1983; Eindhoven, Netherlands

    1. Untitled 2:43

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Ernst Reijseger: cello

    Apollo and Marsyas: Het Apollohuis 1980-1997: an anthology of new music concepts [various artists]: Apollo (?) ACD 090217/090218 (CD) 2003

    Note: Derek Bailey does not appear on the remainder of the Apollo cd set.

  110. February 1, 1985; Rue Dunois Club, Paris

    1. untitled 5:24

    Steve Lacy: soprano sax; Derek Bailey: guitar

    Associates [Steve Lacy]: Musica Jazz (Italy) FF 1001 (CD) 1996
    Associates[Steve Lacy]: New Tone (Italy) 21750 7009 (CD) 1997

    Note: The Musica Jazz cd was released free with issue #10 of the Italian jazz magazine Musica Jazz.

  111. April 1985; London

    1. K 5:05
    2. Scaling 2:28
    3. At fives and sixes 2:56
    4. Notable 3:10
    5. Noting 5:38

    Derek Bailey: guitar

    Notes: Incus (E) 48 (LP) -- see also July
    Legends Of Jazz Guitar [various artists]: Rhino (US) R2 70717 (CD) [track 2 only]

    Note: The remaining tracks on the Legends Of Jazz Guitar compilation cd do not feature Bailey.

  112. April 22 and July 27, 1985; Incus Festival, Arts Theatre and Bethnal Green Music Library, London

    1. Incus: The Bones Of Contention 26:49
    2. Vein Forms: Peter Riley 7:50
    3. In Memoriam: Laurent Goddet 5:15
    4. NYC: E & K 5:26

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Evan Parker: soprano sax, tenor sax.

    Compatibles [Derek Bailey, Evan Parker]: Incus (UK) 50 (LP) 1986

  113. July 1985; London

    1. Speculations, old style 4:14
    2. 83, An update on 38 12:40
    3. Titular exhaustion 6:06

    Derek Bailey: guitar

    Notes: Incus (E) 48 (LP) see also April

  114. ca 1985

    1. Cue 3:21

    Derek Bailey: guitar, Martin Schori: guitar

    Welcome To The Dolphins [Drunken Dolphins]: Calypso Now (cassette) 1985

  115. March 15-22 1986; Bethnal Green Music Library, London

    1. Melancholy Babes part 2 30:25

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Han Bennink: percussion.

    Han [Derek Bailey and Han Bennink]: Incus (UK) CD02 (CD) 1988

  116. ca March, 1986; Essex University, Essex; The Carmarthen, Leeds; Soho Poly Theatre, London

    1. Melancholy Babes part 1 25:26

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Han Bennink: percussion.

    Han [Derek Bailey and Han Bennink]: Incus (UK) CD02 (CD) 1988

  117. May 12, 1986; London

    1. Drop Me Off at 96th 10:51
    2. Listening to JR 9:33
    3. Bunn Fight 5:27

    Derek Bailey: 1936 Epiphone Triumph guitar

    Drop Me Off at 96th: Scatter (UK) 02 (CD) 1994 -- see also June 3, 1987

  118. August 1986; Masterworks Studio, London

    1. Art In Heaven (Haines/Bailey) 2:34
    2. Route Doubt (Haines/Bailey) 1:07

    Derek Bailey: voice, guitar

    Darn It! [Paul Haines]: American Clave (US) AMCL 1014/18 2 (2xCD) 1993

  119. October 4, 1986; Festival International de Musique Actuelle in Victoriaville (Canada)

    1. The Victoria and Albertville part 1 23:31
    2. The Victoria and Albertville part 2 24:35

    Anthony Braxton: alto sax, sopranino sax; Derek Bailey: guitar

    Moments Precieux [Anthony Braxton and Derek Bailey]:



  120. February, 1987; Bailey's home, London

    1. Self-Erasing 0:16

    Derek Bailey: voice

    In Whose Tradition?: Emanem (Australia) 3404 (LP) 1988

    Fairly Early with Postscripts: Emanem (UK) 4027 (CD) 1999

  121. May 12-17, 1987; The Arts Theatre, London

    1. Sextet 12:11
    2. Trio 1 10:43

    (1): Lee Konitz: alto sax; Richard Teitelbaum: keyboards; Barre Phillips: bass; Carlos Zingaro: violin; Tristan Honsinger: cello; Derek Bailey: electric guitar.
    (2): Barre Phillips: bass; Derek Bailey: electric guitar; Steve Noble: percussion, saw, etc.

    Once [Company]: Incus (UK) CD04 (CD) 1989

  122. May 12, 1987; The Arts Theatre, London

    1. Who's there to know that you passed 'em around 16:01
    2. You'll find that my theory is logically sound 16:23

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Barre Phillips: bass.

    Figuring [Derek Bailey and Barre Phillips]: Incus (UK) CD05 (CD) 1990 -- see also Sept 4, 1988

  123. June 3, 1987; Berne

    1. Mart of Time part 1 9:56
    2. Interlude 6:02
    3. Mart of Time part 2 4:31
    4. Mart of Time part 3 6:14

    Derek Bailey: Martin D-18 guitar

    Drop Me Off at 96th: Scatter (UK) 02 (CD) 1994 -- see also May 12, 1986

  124. June 12, 1987; Bailey's home, London

    1. Postscript 2:41

    Derek Bailey: Martin D-18 guitar, voice

    In Whose Tradition?: Emanem (Australia) 3404 (LP) 1988

    Fairly Early with Postscripts: Emanem (UK) 4027 (CD) 1999

  125. November 16, 1987; Okayama Japan

    1. PB + YT 21:45
    2. DB 22:25
    3. DB + PB + YT 27:29

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Sabu Toyozumi: drums; Peter Brötzmann: sax.

    Live in Okayama 1987 [Bailey Sabu Brötzmann]: Improvised Company (Japan) CD002 (CD) 2000

    Note: Track 1 might not include Bailey.

  126. December 8, 1987; Tokyo

    1. 9:33

    Derek Bailey: Martin D18; Min Tanaka: dance

    Different Guitars: Incus (UK) CD-R6 (CD-R) 2002

    See also "early 70s" and 1992

  127. ca 1987

    1. Second Table

    Jon Rose: violin; Derek Bailey: guitar, voice

    Violin Music For Restaurants Feat. The Legendary Jo "Doc" Rosenberg [Jon Rose]: ReR (UK) BJRCD (CD) 1991(?)

  128. July 9, 1988; Kongresshalle, Berlin

    1. First Part 28:59
    2. Second Part 33:02

    Cecil Taylor: piano; Derek Bailey: acoustic guitar (1), electric guitar (2)

    Pleistozaen Mit Wasser [Cecil Taylor & Derek Bailey] FMP (Germany) CD 16 (CD) 1989

  129. July 10, 1988; Berlin

    1. Lost Lots 2:58
    2. Found Bits 2:31

    Peter Kowald: bass; Derek Bailey: guitar.

    Duos: Europa · America · Japan [Peter Kowald]: FMP (Germany) CD 21 (CD) 1991 [track 1]
    Duos2: Europa · America · Japan [Peter Kowald]: FMP (Germany) CD 124 (CD) 2004 [track 2]
    Duos Europa [Peter Kowald]: FMP (Germany) 1260 (LP) 1991 [track 2]

  130. September 4, 1988; Hawth Centre, Crawley (England)

    1. Don't Save 10:02
    2. 100 years from today 14:48

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Barre Phillips: bass.

    Figuring [Derek Bailey and Barre Phillips]: Incus (UK) CD05 (CD) 1990 -- see also May 12, 1987

  131. December 15, 1989; LACE, Los Angeles

    1. Let's Hope We Are All In The Right Place 29:50
    2. We Could Be Here For A Few Hours 17:56
    3. Which Bit Would You Like Again? 4:38

    Derek Bailey: guitar, talk

    Lace: 1996 - Emanem (UK) 4013 (CD)

  132. 1990

    1. In My Studio (Bailey) 6:10

    Derek Bailey: acoustic guitar & voice

    The Aerial #5 [various artists]: Aerial (US) AER 1992/5 (CD) 1993

  133. Summer 1991; London

    1. YR/AB/DB 10:01
    2. PL/PR/DB/YR/AB/VM 11:14
    3. PT/DB 10:16
    4. DB/BK/JZ/PT 10:46
    5. AB/DB 4:56
    6. PL/DB/PT 4:25
    7. DB/AB/YR/JZ/VM part 1 6:02
    8. DB/AB/YR/JZ/VM part 2 2:09
    9. DB/AB/YR/JZ/VM part 3 6:28
    10. BK/DB 12:28

    Alexander Balanescu (AB): violin; Vanessa Mackness (VM): voice; Yves Robert (YR): trombone; Derek Bailey (DB): guitar; Paul Lovens (PL): percussion; Paul Rogers (PR): bass; Pat Thomas (PT): electronics,keyboard; Buckethead (BK): guitar; John Zorn (JZ): alto sax.

    Company 91 Volume 1 [Company] Incus (UK) CD 16 (CD) 1994 [tracks 1-4]
    Company 91 Volume 2 [Company] Incus, CD 17 (CD) 1994 [5-6]
    Company 91 Volume 3 [Company]: Incus, CD 18 (CD) 1994 [tracks 7-10]

  134. June 22, 1991

    1. Ten 10 17:08
    2. Ten 28 6:33
    3. Two 50 6:28
    4. Two 57 3:25
    5. Three 4:04
    6. Three 05 2:44
    7. Three 08 1:21

    Derek Bailey: guitar.

    Solo Guitar Vol 2: Incus (UK) CD11 (CD) 1992

    Note: Recorded at approximately the times indicated.

  135. September 25, 1991; The Vortex, London

    1. Village Life 11:33
    2. Moropa 11:53
    3. Tune It 18:05
    4. Beanery 6:52
    5. Leeto 7:25
    6. Hamba Gahli 2:25

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Louis Moholo: drums, percussion, voice; Thebe Lipere: percussion, voice.

    Village Life: Incus (UK) CD09 (CD) 1992

  136. April 1992; Berkeley

    1. 8:52
    2. 17:29

    Derek Bailey: Gibson Super 400

    Different Guitars: Incus (UK) CD-R6 (CD-R) 2002

    See also "early 70s" and 1987

  137. April 8, 1992; WDR, Cologne

    1. Quartet 1 16:00
    2. Duo MP 5:03
    3. Duo TD 13:06
    4. Quartet 4 4:49
    5. Duo TM 8:41
    6. Duo TP 4:49
    7. Trio PMD 10:14
    8. Quartet 3 5:40

    Tony Oxley: percussion; Pat Thomas: electronics & keyboard; Matt Wand: drum machine & tape switchboard; Derek Bailey: electric guitar

    The Tony Oxley Quartet: Incus (UK) CD15 (CD) 1993

  138. Summer 1992; London

    1. Company 8:56

    Jin Hi Kim: komungo; Derek Bailey: guitar

    Komunguitar [Jin Hi Kim]: What Next? (US) WN 12 (CD) 1993

  139. August 14, 1992; Watershed Studios, London

    1. Sometimes Dust Coup 7:06
    2. After Ending 1:51
    3. Reflecters 5:25
    4. Ping Pong 5:25
    5. D Baby 2:50
    6. Wallop 0:44
    7. 360 degrees 2:51
    8. The Instance 2:42
    9. Playing 15:42

    Derek Bailey: electric and acoustic guitars; John Stevens: drums, mini trumpet.

    Playing: Incus (UK) CD14 (CD) 1993

  140. August, 1992

    1. [untitled tracks] 50:25

    Derek Bailey: electric guitar; John Stevens: drums, mini trumpet.

    Gig: Incus (UK) VD04 (video) 1996

  141. October, 1992; Folken, Stavanger, Norway

    1. Hello 2:58
    2. Three two three two one 21:34
    3. Three by three 24:20
    4. Two three two three 12:26
    5. Penultimatum 5:33
    6. Goodbye 6:04

    Frode Gjerstad: alto saxophone; Derek Bailey: amplified guitar; John Stevens: percussion, mini-trumpet

    Hello, Goodbye: Emanem (UK) 4065 (CD) 2001

  142. November 1992; Leicester

    1. One Time 11:56
    2. U Kent & I 14:15
    3. Without Warning 14:43
    4. Along the Coast 10:00
    5. Not A Dry Glass In The House 6:24
    6. Cheers/Tears 3:29

    John Stevens: drums, mini-trumpet; Derek Bailey: electric guitar; Kent Carter: bass

    One Time [John Stevens, Derek Bailey, Kent Carter]: Incus (UK) CD22 (CD) 1995

    Audio samples:



  143. January 1993

    1. recitations of two poems by Out to Lunch [Ben Watson], from "28 Sliverfish Macronix"

    Derek Bailey: voice

    II (of) XXVIII [Derek Bailey/Ben Watson]: Rectangle (France) Rec-BA (7-inch) 1999

  144. August 1993; Hakushu (Japan)

    1. [no titles] 27:00

    Kazue Sawai: koto; Koichi Makigami: voice, trumpet, shake-shake; Sachiko Nagata: percussion; Shonosuki Okura: tuzumi, voice; Yukihiro Isso: noh flutes; Motoharu Yoshizawa: bass; Wataru Okuma: clarinets, melodica, accordian, voice; Kenichi Takeda: electric koto; Keizo Inoue: alto sax, soprano sax; Derek Bailey: guitar

    Company In Japan [Company]: Incus (UK) VD03 (video) 1996

  145. Summer 1993, Hakushu (Japan)

    1. [no titles] 45:00

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Min Tanaka: dance

    Mountain Stage [Derek Bailey, Min Tanaka]: Incus (UK) VD02 (video) 1996

  146. ca 1993; the chapel of St John the Divine, Santa Barbara California

    1. Quick Match 5:55
    2. Flights 4:48
    3. Red Flash 3:23
    4. Silver Tails 8:50
    5. Chrysanthemums 6:56
    6. Hanabi 7:26
    7. Flair 4:09
    8. Flare 2:29
    9. Ring Starmines 6:35
    10. Dark Fire 5:02
    11. Snake In the Grass 7:40
    12. Battle In the Clouds 7:01
    13. Safe and Sane 2:52

    Derek Bailey: acoustic and electric guitar; Henry Kaiser: acoustic guitar, baritone acoustic guitar, 12-string acoustic guitar, electric guitar

    Wireforks [Derek Bailey and Henry Kaiser]: Shanachie (US) 5011 (CD) 1995

  147. 1994; at home

    1. with Will Gaines 4:03

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Will Gaines, tap dance

    Visitor's Book Incus (UK) CD-R3 (CD-R) 2002

    See also 1995, 1999, 2000, August, 2002, 2002,

  148. 1994; Oostrumchurch, Holland

    1. 22:01

    Derek Bailey: electric guitar

    In Church Incus (UK) CD-R4 (CD-R) 2002

    See also 2001

  149. 1994; Oostrumchurch, Holland

    1. Solo 6:50
    2. Go way back 3:15
    3. Basically 3:19
    4. Making money 6:05
    5. Applause, applause, applause 3:32
    6. Duo 9:21
    7. Glidin 6:36
    8. Rappin 6:29
    9. Tappin 10:07

    Will Gaines: tap; Derek Bailey: electric guitar

    Rappin & Tappin [Will Gaines]: Incus (UK) CD55 (CD) 2003

  150. January 1, 1994; London

    1. New Year Message 1
    2. New Year Message 2
    3. New Year Message 3
    4. New Year Message 4

    Derek Bailey: acoustic guitar and voice

    New Year Messages: Table of the Elements (US) 11/Sodium (EP) 1994

  151. September 12, 1994; Paramus, New Jersey

    1. Scansion 7:41
    2. Enmeshed 9:54
    3. Banter 8:35
    4. Select the Bean 4:43
    5. Here, Say 5:37
    6. Porous 4:37
    7. Taut 6:54
    8. The Chatter Wasn't 6:20
    9. Crane Grove and Dark 5:19

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Greg Bendian: Percussion

    Banter [Derek Bailey and Greg Bendian]: OO Discs (US) 20 (CD) 1995

  152. September 1994; Greenpoint Studio, New York City

    1. Yaginbo 5:59
    2. Shivareyanco 5:58
    3. Quinka matta 5:02
    4. Odangdoh 5:34
    5. Zomvobischem 5:46
    6. Manugan melpp 5:37
    7. Dhamzhai/Sytnniwa 21:58

    Saisoro [Derek and The Ruins]: Tzadik (US) 7205 (CD) 1995

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Yoshida Tatsuya: drums, voice; Masuda Ryuichi: bass

  153. September 1994; The Knitting Factory, New York City

    1. Morning harras 10.18
    2. Noon harras 8.59
    3. Evening harras 36.00

    Derek Bailey: guitar; John Zorn: alto saxophone; William Parker: double bass

    Harras [Derek Bailey, John Zorn, William Parker]: Avant (Japan) 056 (CD) 1995

    Note: The final track consists of ~ 23 minutes of trio (cut off abruptly, followed by ~ 5 minutes of silence, followed by ~ 8 minutes of solo guitar

  154. November 30, 1994; UPS Studio, London

    1. Abode to 7:32
    2. Out of the deep 9:24
    3. Room for breath 7:03
    4. Breaking off 2:05
    5. I'd love a key 14:08
    6. Domestic melodies 3:38
    7. Spane 5:25

    Derek Bailey: acoustic and electric guitars; John Butcher: soprano and tenor saxophones; Oren Marshall: tuba

    Trio Playing Incus (UK) CD28 (CD) 1997

    Note: The first three tracks were recorded 30-November 1994; the remainder are from an another, roughly contemporary, session, but the exact recording date is unknown.

  155. 1995; at home

    1. with Oren Marshall and John Butcher 8:44

    Derek Bailey: guitar; John Butcher: tenor saxophone; Oren Marshall: tuba

    Visitor's Book Incus (UK) CD-R3 (CD-R) 2002

    See also 1994, 1999, 2000, August, 2002, 2002

  156. January 13 [or 2?], 1995; Korzo Theater, Den Haag (Netherlands)

    1. Never go round
    2. Concerto
    3. When he sings
    4. Promo interview

    Derek Bailey: guitar, voice; Eugene Chadbourne: voice, banjo, rake, guitar

    The Thunderclaps [various artists]: Field Recordings (Netherlands) 3 (CD) 1996 [beginning of track 4, as "Introduction (Impromtu Discoveries nr. 1)"]
    Tout for Tea [Derek Bailey and Eugene Chadbourne]: Rectangle (France) Rec-L (10-inch) 1998
    Rectangle Omnibus [various artists]: UPLINK (Japan) ULR004 (CD) 1998 [track 4]

    Note: The Rectangle release gives the date as January 2, while the Field release gives January 13. Chadbourne refers to Friday the 13th in Promo interview. In addition, the material from the February 1 entry, below, may be from the same concert.

  157. February 1, 1995; Den Haag (Netherlands)

    1. Meet The Rake
    2. Standby Lesson
    3. When He Sings
    4. Concerto for Electric Rake 1:47
    5. Never Go Around
    6. In Memory of Carl La Fong 8:05

    Derek Bailey: guitar, voice; Eugene Chadbourne: voice (3,5), guitar (5), banjo (2,3,5,6), rake (1,4)

    untitled cassette release, sold by Chadbourne directly
    Boogie With the Hook [Eugene Chadbourne]: Leo (UK) CD LR 242 (CD) 1996 [tracks 4 and 6]

    Note: On the cd, "Concerto for Electric Rake" is listed as "Raking A Chance on Love" and "In Memory of Carl La Fong" as "In Search of Carl La Fong". The timings are as given on the cd.

    Note: Despite the differently reported date, this may actually be from the same concert as the January 13 entry, above.

  158. April 1995; Greenpoint Studio, Brooklyn NY

    1. Broken circle 11:03
    2. Cold blast 8:16
    3. The rattle of bones 7:56
    4. Pearls and transformation 16:25
    5. Tears of astral rain 8:06
    6. Transplant wasteland 8:32

    Derek Bailey: electric guitar; Bill Laswell: electric 8 string bass; Tony Williams: drums

    The Last Wave [Arcana]: DIW (Japan) 903 (CD) 1996

  159. May 10-11 1995; The Montage Gallery, Derby (England)

    1. Pedal Extremities 17:43
    2. TTTTTTTTTTTTT 3:42
    3. For Edward D Wood Jnr 4:27
    4. Will Aloft 2:30

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Will Gaines: tap dancing

    Will [Derek Bailey, Will Gaines] Incus (UK) VD01 (video) 1996

    Video clips:



  160. Spring 1995; Birmingham (England) and Brooklyn NY

    1. N/JZ/BM re-mix 3:33
    2. Re-Re-Re up-mix 1:35
    3. DNJBB cake-mix 13:46
    4. Concrete cement-mix 7:02
    5. Ninj de-mix 11:29
    6. Pie amatosis-mix 1:38

    Derek Bailey: guitar; D.J. Ninj: drum programmer

    guitar, drums'n'bass Avant (Japan) Avan 060 (CD) 1996

    Note: Bass and drums recorded spring 1995 in Birmingham; guitar recorded June 1995 in Brooklyn.

  161. ca Spring 1995

    1. Upper Clapton Nocturne 5:04
    2. Lower Clapton Nocturne 2:39

    Derek Bailey: guitar

    Guitars On Mars: [various artists] Virgin (UK) AMBT 24 (CD) 1997

    Note: The remaining tracks on the Guitars On Mars compilation cd do not feature Bailey.

  162. September 19, 1995; New York City

    1. Rivington 17:40
    2. Kenmare 13:00
    3. Lafayette 3:40
    4. Grand 3:30
    5. Lispenard 15:40
    6. Leonard 3:10

    Derek Bailey: electric guitar; Tony Oxley: percussion

    Soho Suites [Derek Bailey & Tony Oxley]: Incus (UK) CD29/30 (CD) 1997

    Note: see also February 1977

  163. Mid 1996; London

    1. Spiral bracts 2:58
    2. The dwarf willow 0:33
    3. Fascicles - resin canals - the nutlike seed 7:23
    4. Blinter rust 1:02
    5. Qanît/aput: capped columns - spiral dendrites 6:36
    6. Pediculus portentosus - pediculo desperandum est 6:27
    7. The unnameable 3:02

    Alex Ward: clarinet, alto saxophone, puny amp; Switch: power electronics, Hammond B-3, ring modulation, audio-diffraction; Derek Bailey: guitar

    Legend of the Blood Yeti [XIII Ghosts with Derek Bailey and Thurston Moore]: Infinite Chug (UK) CHUG 5 (CD) 1997

    Note: Bailey plays only on the first part of this record, called "Book 1". Thurston Moore (and Andre Clare) play only on "Book 2", which is not listed here.

  164. June 23, 1996; Tokyo

    1. Introduction
    2. Day 1 To Day 4
    3. Day 5 To Day 10
    4. Day 11
    5. Day 12 To Day 18
    6. Day 19 To Day 20
    7. Day 21 To Day 28
    8. Day 29 To Day 31
    9. Day 32 To Day 35
    10. Day 36 To Day 43
    11. Day 44 To Day 52
    12. Day 53 To Day 62

    Derek Bailey: guitar (sampled, not live)

    Miira Ni Narumade (My Dear Mummy) [Shimada Masahiko, Otomo Yoshihide]: Sank-Ohso Discs/Creativeman Disc/Uplink (Japan) CMDD-00034 (CD-Book) 1997

    Note: Bailey's contribution was not recorded June 1996, but rather consists of samples taken from other Bailey recordings. In addition to the samples of Bailey, this record also includes live performances by a large ensemble of Japanese musicians (not listed here).

  165. August 29, 1996; Falconer Studios, London

    1. Pas la montagne! (#5) 5:45
    2. Dans distribution il y a distribuer (#7) 7:50
    3. Ankara-Boulogne (#4) 10:00
    4. Impossible n'est pas Français (#1) 16:00
    5. ça s'aime, (society of authors and...) (#2) 4:00
    6. Toi et moi (#8) 3:30

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Noël Akchoté: guitar

    Close to the kitchen Rectangle (France) Rec-F (LP) 1997
    Close to the kitchen Blue Chopsticks (?) BC 06 (CD) 2001
    Rectangle Omnibus [various artists]: UPLINK (Japan) ULR004 (CD) 1998 [track 6]

    Note: The lp liner notes say "Derek is on the right, Noël on the left," which is backwards.

  166. November, 1996; Moat Studio, London

    1. 1:18
    2. 2:14
    3. 1:47
    4. 3:57
    5. 9:40
    6. 26:01
    7. 30:27

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Keiji Haino: guitar

    Drawing close, attuning - the respective signs of order and chaos Tokuma Japan (Japan) TK-77017 (CD) 1997

    Note: the tracks are untitled

  167. November 1996; Moat Studio, London

    1. Yume ga ichiban muchi 2:19
    2. 25 no seimeitai 2:43
    3. Aru kanashika no juni 4:41
    4. 2 to mugen no torihiki 0:52
    5. Zen'i no yokubo 1:14
    6. Boka ga nejirekireru to ai 2:10
    7. Zureteyuku no ha watashi, soretomo ima 1:57
    8. Ten to tomo ni ishoni itagaru shugo 0:54
    9. Egatai kanashimi o te ni ireta 1:25
    10. Chotto burusu ni aisatsu 1:11
    11. Kotaerarenai hazu na no ni 4:09
    12. Ichi o tashikamete kara ... 4:10
    13. Fukuzatsu to iu zurusa 4:19
    14. Tsumasaki kara no keikoku 2:17
    15. Kikiakasarerarenai koto 2:27
    16. Massugu tte kore de ii no? 5:22

    Keiji Haino: voice; Derek Bailey: guitar

    Songs: Incus (UK) CD40 (CD) 2000

  168. December 13, 1996; The Knitting Factory, New York City

    1. A Study In Scarlet 62:51

    Derek Bailey: electric guitar; Pat Metheny: electric guitar; Gregg Bendian: drums, vibraphone; Paul Wertico: drums, percussion

    The Sign Of 4 Knitting Factory (US) KFW197 (CD) 1997

    This is the first disc of a three cd set; the disc itself (as opposed to the set) is entitled "Statement Of The Case". For the other two cds in this set, see "The Science Of Deduction" and "The Balance Of Probability", below.

  169. December 12 & 15, 1996; Sound On Sound Studios, New York City

    1. Evidently 7:45
    2. Untidy Habits 6:21
    3. The Rule of Three 2:37
    4. Strange Story 4:05
    5. The Aurora 3:38
    6. Tracks 5:37
    7. A Break in the Chain 8:35
    8. One Object 6:12
    9. Euclid 6:31
    10. Fortune 9:53

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Pat Metheny guitar; Gregg Bendian: percussion; Paul Wertico: percussion
    Track by track instrumentation as follows:

    1. Bailey: electric guitar; Metheny: electric guitar; Bendian: arco disc, drums, Tubz, vibraphone, log drum; Wertico: metals, prepared drums, percussion, donno drum
    2. Bailey: electric guitar; Metheny: electric guitar; Bendian: chains, roto toms, cymbals, cowbells, plastic, vibraphone; Wertico: donno drums, log drum
    3. Bailey: acoustic guitar; Metheny: acoustic sitar guitar; Bendian: arco disc;
    4. Bailey: acoustic guitar; Metheny: acoustic baritone guitar; Bendian: prepared vibraphone; Wertico: measuring tape, bowed cymbals
    5. Bailey: acoustic guitar; Metheny: pikasso guitar; Bendian: roto toms, cymbals, dumbeg, bongos, temple blocks, log drum; Wertico: Tubz, drums, metals
    6. Bailey: electric guitar; Metheny: pikasso guitar; Bendian: vibraphone, glockenspiel; Wertico: snare drum, drums, brushes
    7. Bailey: electric guitar; Metheny: electric guitar; Bendian: bass marimba, timpani, drums; Wertico: metals, drums, pedal tom
    8. Bailey: acoustic guitar; Metheny: acoustic guitar; Bendian: bongos; Wertico: cymbals, drums, egg beaters, mallet growls, bedpost squeaker
    9. Bailey: electric guitar; Metheny: fretless guitar; Bendian: cymbals, woodblocks, drums, cow bells; Wertico: cymbals, metals, pedal tom, plastic packaging
    10. Bailey: electric guitar; Metheny: pikasso guitar synth; Bendian: bass marimba, vibraphone; Wertico: drums, knitting needles

    The Sign Of 4 Knitting Factory (US) KFW197 (CD) 1997

    This is the second disc of a three cd set; the disc itself (as opposed to the set) is entitled "The Science Of Deduction". For the other two cds in this set, see "Statement Of The Case" (above) and "The Balance Of Probability" (below).

  170. December 13 & 14, 1996; The Knitting Factory, New York City

    1. Poisoned Arrows 14:59
    2. Trichinopoly 7:18
    3. Ransom 19:02
    4. Antecedents 7:26
    5. In Quest of a Solution 19:24

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Pat Metheny guitar; Gregg Bendian: percussion; Paul Wertico: percussion
    Track by track instrumentation as follows:

    1. Bailey: electric guitar; Metheny: electric guitar; Bendian: drums, dumbeg, woodblock, vibraphone; Wertico: vitamin bottle, percussion, drums, pedal tom, electronic effects
    2. Bailey: electric guitar; Metheny: pikasso guitar synth; Bendian: drums, arco disc, vibraphone; Wertico: percussion, mallet growls, drums
    3. Bailey: electric guitar; Metheny: electric guitar; Bendian: drums, vibraphone; Wertico: drums, metals, percussion
    4. Bailey: acoustic guitar; Metheny: pikasso guitar; Bendian: dumbeg, bongos, cymbals; Wertico: donno drum, mallet growls, egg beaters
    5. Bailey: electric guitar; Metheny: guitar synth; Bendian: Tubz, drums; Wertico: Tubz, drums

    The Sign Of 4 Knitting Factory (US) KFW197 (CD) 1997

    This is the third disc of a three cd set; the disc itself (as opposed to the set) is entitled "The Balance Of Probability". For the other two cds in this set, see "Statement Of The Case" and "The Science Of Deduction", above.

  171. December 16 1996; New York City

    1. Bai Ha She/Viper 2:57
    2. Huang Qin/Skullcap 3:46
    3. Zhu Ye/Various Species 12:18
    4. Ba Qing Ye/Woad 4:38
    5. Wan Er Wan/The Jig Is Up 2:01
    6. Xiang Qing Qing/Grains of Paradise 4:07
    7. Sha Fen/Gardens of Paradise 6:00
    8. Zhu Shu/Cinnabar 18:35

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Min Xiao-Fen: pi'pa

    Viper [Derek Bailey and Min Xiao-Fen]: Avant (Japan) O50 (CD) 1998

    Note: The transliterated Chinese titles given on the cd card are slightly different from those given in the insert. The listed titles are from the latter. The card has "Bai Hua She" for track 1, "Da Qinq Ye" for track 4, and "Shu Sha" for track 7, and omits track 8 altogether. The insert gives the recording date as December 16 1997, which is incorrect.

  172. April 4, 1997; London

    1. Irakhioschukk 2:51
    2. Kishnatass 6:43
    3. Nibbimco 5:28
    4. Ssuirakka 5:26
    5. Naffrott 4:43
    6. Vannachitta 1:56
    7. Emmavorukk 4:55
    8. Hyokkojick 5:40
    9. Rakiosch 7:44
    10. Menvortta 7:08
    11. Bishumtsull 4:20
    12. Tohjinbo 3:19

    Derek Bailey: electric guitar; Yoshida Tatsuya: drums, voice; Sasaki Hisashi: bass

    Tohjinbo [Derek and The Ruins]: Paratactile (UK) PLE1101-2 (CD) 1998

  173. May 9, 1997; live at Les Instants Chavires, Montreuil

    1. No Waiting, One 16:59
    2. No Waiting, Two 6:37
    3. No Waiting, Three 9:06
    4. No Waiting, Four 10:13
    5. No Waiting, Five 6:37

    Derek Bailey: electric guitar; Joëlle Léandre: bass

    No Waiting [Derek Bailey and Joëlle Léandre]: Potlatch (France) P-198 (CD) 1998

  174. May 1997

    1. tba 2:10
    2. One Damned Thing..... 3:12
    3. Opening Title 1:57
    4. .....After Another 2:32
    5. It Goes In, Out, Round, About 3:13
    6. This title and the following title 2:09
    7. Should be reversed 3:55
    8. Rabbit As Seen By Dog 1:37

    Derek Bailey: guitar

    Takes Fakes & Dead She Dances Incus (UK) CD31 (CD) 1998 [see also September 1997]

  175. May 1997

    1. untitled 1:07

    Derek Bailey: voice

    Root [Thurston Moore]: Lo (UK) LCD 11 (CD) 1998

    Note: This record consists of 25 guitar pieces by Thurston Moore, post-processed by various artists. The first reworking is by Derek Bailey; the others are not listed here. The May '97 date is the date of Moore's original recordings; the exact date of Bailey's reworking is unknown.
    Note: Aside from the conventional jewel-box release, Root is also available as a cd in a vacuum cleaner bag (the tape was originally distributed by Moore to the remix artists in this way), and on vinyl.

  176. August, 1997; London

    1. Dedicated To Anybody Who Might Do Us A Favour 5:30
    2. And This 7:15
    3. Black, But Only Round The Edges 2:53
    4. Titular Bullshit Of The Topographical Kind 4:05
    5. Titles, Titles, Titles 4:38
    6. T.T.T. (part 2) 8:50
    7. Q. Here 3:08
    8. Q. Other Side 7:08

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Pat Thomas: keyboards, sampler; Steve Noble: turntables

    And [Derek Bailey, Pat Thomas, Steve Noble]


    Rectangle Omnibus [various artists]: UPLINK (Japan) ULR004 (CD) 1998 [track 5]

  177. September 24, 1997; live at Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham

    1. Notts 13:11
    2. Dead She Dances 7:32

    Derek Bailey: guitar(1), electric guitar(2), recitation(2)

    Takes Fakes & Dead She Dances Incus (UK) CD31 (CD) 1998 [see also May 1997]

  178. October 4, 1997; Theatro Graz, Austria

    1. Improvisation 8:46

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Steve Noble: turntables; Pat Thomas: keyboards, sampler

    Musikprotokoll im steirischen herbst 97 [various artists]: MP7 (Austria) ORF 15 (CD) 1998

    Note: Derek Bailey does not appear on other tracks.

  179. March 19, 1998; London

    1. D for D 6:12
    2. HK d & b 4:44
    3. Resigned 4:08
    4. Please Smile 3:15
    5. Tickled 3 4:42
    6. BKB mix 4:56
    7. JF drums 7:54
    8. Resigned 4:11
    9. CLB drums 4:02
    10. Sasha 8:20
    11. J.O. Complete 5:02
    12. George 5:25

    Derek Bailey: electric guitar (1,3-6,10-11), acoustic guitar (2,7-8), voice (12)

    Playbacks Bingo (US) BIN 004 (CD) 1999

    Note: This record features Bailey playing over rhythm tracks recorded earlier by the following artists: Darryl Moore, Henry Kaiser, Casey Rice, John Herndon, Tied + Tickled Trio, Bundy K. Brown, John French, Casey Rice, Ko Thein Htay, Sasha Frere-Jones, John Oswald, Jim O'Rourke & Loren MazzaCane Connors

  180. April 2, 1998; The BIMhuis, Amsterdam

    1. Rain, snow & hail 11:12
    2. Bimpro 9:52

    Klaas Hekman, bass saxophone; Wilbert de Joode, double bass; William Parker, double bass; Hideji Taninaka, double bass; Derek Bailey, guitar

    Unanswered Questions BVHaast (Netherlands) 9906 (CD) 1999 [see also April 3]

    Note: Derek Bailey does not appear on other tracks of Unanswered Questions.

  181. April 3, 1998; The Paradox, Tilburg

    1. Omaggio a Pasolini 19:12

    Klaas Hekman, bass saxophone; Wilbert de Joode, double bass; William Parker, double bass; Hideji Taninaka, double bass; Derek Bailey, guitar; Gilius van Bergeijk, tape

    Unanswered Questions BVHaast (Netherlands) 9906 (CD) 1999 [see also April 2]

    Note: Derek Bailey does not appear on other tracks of Unanswered Questions.

  182. May 12, 1998; London

    1. Monsters of elegy 10:46
    2. The weaving and the crinkling and the vex 8:37
    3. A thousand begettings of the broken bold 7:32
    4. Only the thought of those dark three 7:43
    5. The Improvisations of the cuckoos in a clock shop 11:54

    Derek Bailey, electric and acoustic guitars; Ron de Jong, drums, cymbals, percussion; Vadim Budman, electric and acoustic guitars, cornet, reed cornet.

    Traces [Derek Bailey/Vertrek Ensemble]: Arrival (UK) VAM 5 (CD) 2004

    All titles are from the poetry of Wallace Stevens.

  183. May 13, 1998; London

    1. Moving part of a motion, a discovery 10:46
    2. More night, more days, more clouds, more worlds 8:37
    3. The flesh, the bone, the dirt, the stone 7:32
    4. Canadians in East Penge? 7:43
    5. The steeples of his city clanked and sprang 8:20
    6. Waving adieu, adieu, adieu 7:02
    7. Stockwell suite: solitaria de jong; solitaria budman; solitaria bailey; solitaria de jong 2; trumpets of Brixton 11:54

    Derek Bailey, electric and acoustic guitars; Ron de Jong, drums, cymbals, percussion; Vadim Budman, electric and acoustic guitars, cornet, reed cornet.

    Departures [Derek Bailey/Vertrek Ensemble]: Volatile (UK) VCD002 (CD) 1999

    All titles except 4 and 7 are from the poetry of Wallace Stevens. Note that even though the track times and personnel 1-4 and 7 are identical to tracks 1-5 of Traces, the material is different.

  184. September 10, 1998; Stadtgarten, Cologne

    1. Mining the Archive 16:14
    2. JH 98 -2 17:56
    3. Bob 3:20

    Tony Oxley: drums; Gavin Bryars: bass; Derek Bailey: guitar

    Joseph Holbrooke '98: Incus (UK) CD39 (CD) 2000

    Note: The Incus cd gives the date as "October 1998"

  185. October 20, 1998; London

    1. Post postscript 3:49

    Derek Bailey: acoustic guitar, voice

    Fairly Early with Postscripts: Emanem (UK) 4027 (CD) 1999

  186. October 1998; London

    1. Domestic 1 13:20
    2. Domestic 2 7:06

    Derek Bailey: electric guitar; Alex Ward: clarinet

    LOCationAL: Incus (UK) CD37 (CD) 2000 -- see also next entry and January 1999

    Note: Probably recorded at Bailey's home.

  187. October 1998; unknown location

    1. Live 10:40

    Derek Bailey: electric guitar; Alex Ward: clarinet

    LOCationAL: Incus (UK) CD37 (CD) 2000 -- see also previous entry and January 1999

  188. November 8, 1998; London

    1. Concert 1 16:14
    2. Concert 2 9:35
    3. Concert 3 8:50

    Derek Bailey: electric guitar; Robyn Shulkovsky, percussion

    In concert & studio Incus (UK) CD-R6 (CD-R) 2004

    Note: See also November 9. The cdr does not contain track marks.

  189. November 9, 1998; London

    1. Studio 1 14:20
    2. Studio 2 2:30
    3. Studio 3 13:50

    Derek Bailey: electric guitar; Robyn Shulkovsky, percussion

    In concert & studio Incus (UK) CD-R6 (CD-R) 2004

    Note: See also November 8. The cdr does not contain track marks.

  190. 1999; Chattanooga, TN

    1. Let the little sunbeam in 1:56
    2. Heaven will surely be worth it all 2:38
    3. I miss a friend like you 1:19
    4. The ole-time religion 1:35
    5. Joshua led God's children 2:29
    6. I'm gonna see heaven 2:08
    7. I'm bound for the land of Canaan 1:54

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Amy Denio: voice; Dennis Palmer: voice, synthesizer, samplers

    The Gospel Record: Reference Edition SRLS (US) SRR-CD004 (CD) 2005

  191. 1999; at home

    1. with Tony Bevan 16:59

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Tony Bevan: bass saxophone

    Visitor's Book Incus (UK) CD-R3 (CD-R) 2002

    See also 1994, 1995, 2000, August, 2002, 2002

  192. 1999; Miami

    1. Miami 1999 27:42

    Derek Bailey: guitar

    South Incus (UK) CD-R5 (CD-R) 2002

    See also next entry.

  193. 1999; Orlando

    1. Orlando 1999 3:09
    2. More Orlando 1999 13:26

    Derek Bailey: guitar

    South Incus (UK) CD-R5 (CD-R) 2002

    See also previous entry

  194. January 1999; London

    1. Studio 1 5:40
    2. Studio 2 4:42
    3. Studio 3 6:48

    Derek Bailey: electric guitar; Alex Ward: clarinet

    LOCationAL: Incus (UK) CD39 (CD) 2000 -- see also October 1998

  195. January 13, 1999; Marseille

    1. WG/DB 6:40
    2. MW/DB/RD 10:30
    3. DB/WG/RD/SF/MW 14:00

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Rhodri Davies: harp; Simon H. Fell: bass; Will Gaines: tap dancing; Mark Wastell: cello.

    Company in Marseille [Company]: Incus (UK) CD44/45 (CD) 2001

  196. January 14, 1999; Marseille

    1. SF/DB 14:29
    2. DB/WG/RD/SF/MW 21:36

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Rhodri Davies: harp; Simon H. Fell: bass; Will Gaines: tap dancing; Mark Wastell: cello.

    Company in Marseille [Company]: Incus (UK) CD44/45 (CD) 2001

  197. February 7, 1999; London

    1. Daedal 8:28
    2. Mirage 7:18
    3. Rollin 3:42
    4. Glides 4:12
    5. Winger 10:37
    6. J to Z 5:51
    7. Points 3:16

    Derek Bailey: electric guitar; Susie Ibarra: drums, percussion

    Daedal [Derek Bailey/Susie Ibarra]: Incus (UK) CD36 (CD) 1999

  198. March 12, 1999; Salvador Dali Museum

    1. Locution 7:02

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Jim Stewart: drums

    Visions [va]: Isopin Labs (US) no number (CD) 2002

    Note: Derek Bailey does not play on the other 10 tracks of the cd.

  199. March 14, 1999; Winter Park, Florida

    1. 10:01
    2. 14:41

    Derek Bailey: electric guitar; Michael Welch: drums

    Untitled Improvisations [Derek Bailey and Michael Welch]: Illegal Radio (US) no number (CD-R) 2001

  200. March 25, 1999; Chattanooga, Tennessee

    1. Einstein's bagels 12:04
    2. Catfish night 13:08
    3. Dietrichson 15:36

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Dennis Palmer: synthesizers Bob Stagner: percussion.

    Live at Lamar's [Derek Bailey/Shaking Ray Levis]: Incus (UK) CD-R7 (CD-R) 2003

  201. March 20, 1999; Miami Beach, Florida

    1. 23:34
    2. 5:06

    Derek Bailey: electric guitar; Michael Welch: drums

    Untitled Improvisations [Derek Bailey and Michael Welch]: Illegal Radio (US) no number (CD-R) 2001

  202. Summer 1999; Amsterdam and London

    1. 2:44
    2. 4:40
    3. 3:17
    4. 14:14
    5. 6:49
    6. 9:44

    Derek Bailey: guitar, voice; Han Bennink: percussion, voice

    Post Improvisation 1: When We're Smilin [Han Bennink+Derek Bailey]: Incus (UK) CD34 (CD) 1999

    Note: "The playing is more or less continuous" [from the cd booklet], and the tracks are untitled. This recording was put together from separate recordings by Bennink and Bailey (in that order).

  203. Summer 1999; London and Amsterdam

    1. 4:08
    2. 1:00
    3. 1:19
    4. 1:21
    5. 2:57
    6. 3:14
    7. 2:45
    8. 1:31
    9. 2:03
    10. 5:51
    11. 4:29
    12. 6:49
    13. 4:29

    Derek Bailey: guitar, voice; Han Bennink: percussion, voice

    Post Improvisation 2: Air Mail Special [Derek Bailey+Han Bennink]: Incus (UK) CD35 (CD) 1999

    Note: "The playing is more or less continuous" [from the cd booklet], and the tracks are untitled. This recording was put together from separate recordings by Bailey and Bennink (in that order).

    Audio sample: track 9

  204. November 29, 1999; New York City

    1. Moment 16:34
    2. What it is 9:01
    3. This time 16:00
    4. Nebeula 8:53
    5. Present 11:26
    6. s'Now 7:49

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Jamaaladeen Tacuma: bass; Calvin Weston: drums

    Mirakle [Derek Bailey/Jamaaladeen Tacuma/Calvin Weston]: Tzadik (Japan) 7603 (CD) 2000

  205. November 30, 1999; New York City

    1. Fortune 5:50

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Min Xiao-Fen: pipa

    Live at Tonic volume 1 [va]: no label (US) no catalog number (CD) 2002

    Note: The cd was available only at the Tonic box office as a limited edition.

  206. November 1999; New York City

    1. Sun rising 13:06
    2. Non stop 15:54
    3. Dragons flying, phoenixes dancing 4:15
    4. Meandering footpath 8:54

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Min Xiao-Fen: pipa

    Flying Dragons [Derek Bailey/Min Xiao-Fen]: Incus (UK) CD50 (CD) 2002

  207. 2000; at home

    1. with Ingar Zach 11:09

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Ingar Zach: percussion

    Visitor's Book Incus (UK) CD-R3 (CD-R) 2002

    See also 1994, 1995, 1999, August, 2002, 2002

  208. 2000; Derek Bailey's home, London

    1. Early years 2:29
    2. Darkness before dawn 2:41
    3. Appleyard: corporate raider 3:18
    4. Appleyard: visionary 5:32
    5. The good, the bad & the gruesome 10:40

    Derek Bailey: guitar, voice

    The Appleyard File: Incus (UK) CD-R1 (CD-R) 2001

  209. January 2000; London

    1. f/b e electric 7:06
    2. f/b i electric 4:10
    3. f/b u electric 2:31
    4. f/b u2 electric 4:46
    5. f/b r electric 2:02
    6. f/b s electric 7:00
    7. f/b n acoustc 5:01
    8. f/b r2 acoustic 1:24
    9. f/b n2 acoustic 1:13
    10. f/b r3 with V.M. 1:24
    11. f/b a with V.M. :59
    12. f/b s2 with V.M. 2:52
    13. f/b c with V.M. 3:11
    14. f/b p with AW 1:01

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Vanessa Mackness: voice (10-13); Alex Ward: voice (14)

    String Theory: Paratactile (UK) PLE1109-2 (CD) 2000

  210. March 13/14 2000; London

    1. Bi [Bismuth] 17:07
    2. Ga [Gallium] 4:29
    3. Li [Lithium] 7:48
    4. Ni [Nickel] 5:00
    5. Ta [Tantalum] 3:14
    6. Ru [Ruthenium] 6:07
    7. Cu [Copper] 5:10
    8. Ti [Titanium] 5:22

    Derek Bailey: electric and acoustic guitars; Eddie Prévost, drums, cymbals, percussion

    Ore Arrival (?) 001 (CD) 2001

  211. March 23 2000; London

    1. Low Vortex 27:46
    2. High Vortex 10:04

    Derek Bailey: amplified guitar; John Butcher: soprano and tenor saxophones

    Vortices & Angels [John Butcher with Derek Bailey and Rhodri Davies]: Emanem (UK) 4049 2001

    Note: The rest of the cd features Butcher and Rhodri Davies, but not Bailey.

  212. May 15 2000; New York City

    1. Svegliatti & Uccidi 3:03

    Marc Ribot: guitar; Derek Bailey: guitar; Trevor Dunn: bass; Joey Baron: drums

    The big gundown [John Zorn]: Tzadik (US) TZ 7328 (CD) 2000

    Note: Derek Bailey contributes around 16 bars to this one track, which only appeared on the cd release.

  213. June 10 2000; London

    1. Sea Bream 18:41
    2. Bonito 6:49
    3. Sardin 19:40
    4. Angler 5:30

    Shoji Hano: drums; Derek Bailey: guitar

    Fish [Shoji Hano/Derek Bailey]: PSF (Japan) PSFD-8009 (CD) 2001

  214. July 16 2000; Lisbon

    1. R. in 7:57
    2. R. off 6:52
    3. R. side 4:00
    4. R. four 6:30
    5. R. on 8:56
    6. R. six 7:57
    7. R. away 3:45

    Derek Bailey: electric guitar; Carlos Bechegas: piccolo, C and G flutes, pitch-to-midi synthesizer controller, TX 81Z Synthesizer, acoustic flute realtime control of the electronic set-up

    Right Off [Derek Bailey/Carlos Bechegas]: NUM (Portugal?) NUM 1100 (CD) 2002

  215. August 21, 2000; London

    1. Don't even think about it [IS/GB/OM/VW/DB] 6:59
    2. There we are [IS/GB/OM/VW/DB] 5:38
    3. Closely linked [IS/GB/OM/DB] 6:18
    4. Sometimes [VW/DB] 4:09
    5. Coffee [IS/DB] 5:26
    6. Windsurfing [IS/GB/OM/VW/DB] 8:51
    7. Go on [IS/OM/DB] 4:01

    Ian Smith: flugelhorn, trumpet; Gail Brand: trombone; Oren Marshall: tuba; Veryan Weston: chamber organ; Derek Bailey: amplified guitar

    Daybreak [Ian Smith]: Emanam (UK) 4059 (CD) 2001

    Note: Five other tracks were recorded on 21-August and released on the Daybreak cd but don't feature Derek Bailey. Two further tracks were recorded 22-August and also appear on the cd, but that day's peformance did not include Derek Bailey (or Veryan Weston) at all.

  216. September 2000; London (?)

    1. If you can't handle the guitar, stay at home 6:16

    Panicstepper: electronics, sampling, processing etc; Derek Bailey: guitar

    Agro Jazz [Panicstepper]: flo records (UK?) flo013 (CD) 2001

    Note: The remaining tracks of the "Agro Jazz" cd do not feature Derek Bailey.

  217. October 2000; Oslo

    1. Shiny crimp 7:30
    2. Jerky heads 7:38
    3. Horizontal rain 10:18
    4. Hepp 7:58
    5. Warts 'n' all 7:07
    6. Real flying 17:33
    7. Buckle up! 1:58

    Derek Bailey: electric guitar; Ingar Zach: drums, percussion

    Llaer SOFA (?) 503 (CD) 2001

  218. ca 2001

    1. Barbarian 38:18

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Steve Noble: turntables; Pat Thomas: electronics

    Barbarian [And]: Incus (UK) CD-R5 (CD-R) 2003

  219. 2001; St Michael's and All Angels, London

    1. 21:13

    Derek Bailey: acoustic guitar

    In Church Incus (UK) CD-R4 (CD-R) 2002

    See also 1994

  220. January 2001; London

    1. Tea 5:54
    2. Cricket 11:50
    3. Talk 15:36
    4. Contracts 4:39
    5. Weather 5:22
    6. Appointment 7:54
    7. Details 3:58
    8. Krautrock 5:09
    9. The Vietnamese driver 4:15
    10. Out 147 1:15
    11. Good B 0:46

    Derek Bailey: electric and acoustic guitar; Franz Hautzinger: quartertone trumpet

    Bailey/Hautinger [Derek Bailey/Franz Hautinger]: Grob (Germany) 425 (CD) 2002

    Note: "Some post-processing done on Hautzinger's channel by Patrick Pulsinger and DJ Darcosan."

  221. March 2, 2001; London

    1. with Roger Turner 14:17

    Derek Bailey: electric guitar; Roger Turner: percussion

    Duos, London 2001 [Derek Bailey/Julian Kytasty/Roger Turner/Alan Wilkinson]: Incus (UK) CD51 (CD) 2002

    See also March 23 and Oct 5.

  222. March 23, 2001; London

    1. with Alan Wilkinson 30:19

    Derek Bailey: electric guitar; Alan Wilkinson: baritone saxophone, voice

    Duos, London 2001 [Derek Bailey/Julian Kytasty/Roger Turner/Alan Wilkinson]: Incus (UK) CD51 (CD) 2002

    See also March 2 and Oct 5.

  223. June 6, 2001; Kongsberg Norway

    1. No dark 17:37
    2. Shine 7:37
    3. Midnight white 25:42
    4. Lighter 5:10
    5. Day without end 8:08

    Derek Bailey: electric guitar; Susie Ibarra: percussion

    BIDS [Derek Bailey/Susie Ibarra]: Incus (UK) CD52 (CD) 2002

  224. August 15, 2001; London

    1. 9:26
    2. 11:57

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Simon H Fell: double bass

    Derek Bailey/Simon H. Fell Sound 323 (UK) 323[1] (CD) 2002

  225. October 5, 2001; London

    1. with Julian Kytasty 14:00

    Derek Bailey: acoustic guitar; Julian Kytasty: bandura, flute

    Duos, London 2001 [Derek Bailey/Julian Kytasty/Roger Turner/Alan Wilkinson]: Incus (UK) CD51 (CD) 2002

    See also March 2 and March 23.

  226. November 13, 2001; Barcelona

    1. Senyor Parellada 14:41
    2. Botafumeiro 8:15
    3. Esterri 5:20
    4. Casa Leopoldo 23:12
    5. 7 Portes 8:44
    6. Medulio 8:45

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Agustí Fernández: piano

    Barcelona [Agustí Fernández/Derek Bailey]: Hopscotch (US) HOP 10 (CD) 2003

    Note: The cd release apparently comes in two variants, one of which spells the pianist's name as above, the other of which replaces the á with a · (as at the link above).

  227. 2002; at home

    1. with Sonic Pleasure, THF Drenching, and Alex Ward 11:39

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Sonic Pleasure, bricks; THF Drenching: dictaphone; Alex Ward: clarinet

    Visitor's Book Incus (UK) CD-R3 (CD-R) 2002

    See also 1994, 1995, 1999, 2000, August, 2002

  228. January 2, 2002; NYC

    1. Uluwati 7:26
    2. Paras 6:07

    Jennifer Choi: violin; Trevor Dunn: bass; Marcus Rojas: tuba; Jamie Saft: keyboards; Susie Ibarra: drums; Mark Feldman: violin; Mark Dresser: bass; Ikue Mori: laptop computer; Sylvie Courvoisier: piano; Derek Bailey: guitar; Erik Friedlander: cello; Josh Roseman: trombone; Cyro Baptista: percussion; John Zorn: prompter

    Cobra: John Zorn's game pieces, volume 2 [John Zorn]: Tzadik (US) TZ 7335 (CD) 2002

    Note: Derek Bailey does not appear on other cd tracks.

  229. February 1, 2002; London

    1. Laura 2:58
    2. What's new 1:40
    3. When your lover has gone 3:18
    4. Stella by starlight 7:21
    5. My melancholoy baby 3:13
    6. My buddy 1:12
    7. Gone with the wind 2:06
    8. Rockin' chair 1:56
    9. Body and soul 5:33
    10. Gone with the wind 2:28
    11. Rockin' chair 2:04
    12. You go to my head 1:47
    13. Georgia on my mind 4:57
    14. Please don't talk about me when I'm gone 0:50

    Derek Bailey: guitar;

    Ballads Tzadik (US) TZ 7607 (CD) 2002

  230. February 15, 2002; London

    1. Shuffle 7:37
    2. Cut 9:37
    3. Deal 5:08
    4. Hand 6:39
    5. Pair 5:38
    6. Flush 8:40

    Derek Bailey: acoustic guitar; Ingar Zach: percussion

    Seven Incus (UK) CD54 (CD) 2002

  231. August, 2002; at home

    1. with Antoine Berthiaume 8:00
    2. Afternoon Tea 7:50
    3. Aquathèque 4:51

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Antoine Berthiaume: electric guitar

    Visitor's Book Incus (UK) CD-R3 (CD-R) 2002 [track 1]
    Soshin [Derek Bailey, Antoine Berthiaume, Fred Frith]: Ambience Magnétiques (Canada) AM 113 (CD) 2003 [tracks 2,3]

    See also 1994, 1995, 1999, 2000, 2002

  232. August 7, 2002; London

    1. Bell 13:53
    2. Stairs 11:10
    3. 'Studio' 6:26
    4. A cup of tea 7:23
    5. Nearly a D 7:16
    6. Leaving it there 5:54

    Frode Gjerstad: clarinets, alto saxophone; Derek Bailey: acoustic and electric guitars

    Nearly a D Emanem (UK) 4087 (CD) 2003

  233. November 28, 2002; Oxford

    1. A few words 7:03
    2. Under Tracey's bed 10:00
    3. Falling down stairs 9:26
    4. Tracey sings 10:23
    5. Bailey the vampire slayer 11:50

    Tony Bevan: bass saxophone; Derek Bailey: guitar

    Under Tracey's Bed Foghorn (UK) FOGCD-R02 (CD) 2003

  234. December, 2002; London

    1. Bürger plus 6:11
    2. French archive 11:30
    3. The army stuffing its drum 9:09
    4. Charity singles ball 17:09
    5. Academy now! 10:38
    6. Titles by drenching 5:59

    Derek Bailey: guitar; Tony Bevan: bass saxophone; T.H.F Drenching dictaphone; Sonic Pleasure, bricks; Alex Ward, clarinet

    Limescale Incus (UK) CD56 (CD) 2003

  235. February 18, 2003; Moat Studio, London

    1. The good son (Bailey/Sylvian) 5:25
    2. She is not (Bailey/Sylvian) 0:45
    3. How little we need to be happy (Bailey/Sylvian) 3:22

    Derek Bailey: guitar; David Sylvian: voice, other instruments

    Blemish [David Sylvian]: Samadhisound (US) SS001 (CD) 2003

    Sylvian's contributions were recorded in February/March 2003 and dubbed over Bailey solo tracks recorded earlier.

  236. March 26, 2003; Ryan's, London

    1. Opening gamut 32:06
    2. Extract before 4:34
    3. Extract after 5:36
    4. Closing gambit 15:41

    Derek Bailey: guitar with pedal controlled amplification; Milo Fine: B-flat and E-flat clarinets, electronic keyboard, drum set

    Scale Points on the Fever Curve [Derek Bailey/Milo Fine]: Emanem (UK) 4099 (CD) 2004

  237. June, 2003; London

    1. Lyn Hejinian: from the preface to Writing is an aid to memory (The figures, 1978) 7:52
    2. Peter Riley: The replies, from Lines on the liver, Ferry Press, 1981 10:27
    3. Steve Dalachinsky: pages from A superintendent's eyes, Hozomeen Press, 2000 8:08

    Derek Bailey: acoustic guitar, poetry readings

    Poetry & playing Paratactile (UK) PLE1116-2 (CD) 2003

  238. February 10, 2004; Barcelona

    1. Mabel, Mabel, take your elbow off the table 6:43
    2. You can dance if you like 26:45
    3. Think of the others 10:38
    4. Last piece 8:00

    Derek Bailey: electric guitar

    At the Sidecar Incus (UK) CD-SG5 (CD-R) 2004

    Note [from Peter S]: "The CDR presents the full performance as a single track; as there are four quite distinct pieces, I have indicated this above and given them titles suggested from the recording."

  239. May, 2004; Barcelona

    1. Solo bass
    2. Solo guitar
    3. Duo 1
    4. Duo 2

    Derek Bailey: electric guitar; Christopher Williams: double bass

    Howdy Incus (UK) CD-R7 (CD-R) 2004

    The cd-r consists of one track running 46:04

  240. August 27, 2004; The Blind Institute, Mappin Street, Sheffield

    1. After the Red Deer 32:49
    2. Raining 8:23
    3. Buckets 11:48

    Derek Bailey: electric guitar; Mick Beck: tenor sax, bassoon, whistles; Paul Hession: drums

    Meanwhile, back in Sheffield Discus (UK) 21CD (CD) 2005

  241. 2005; Barcelona

    1. Explanation and thanks 10:34
    2. After 3 weeks 8:56
    3. After 5 weeks 5:40
    4. After 7 weeks 8:29
    5. After 9 weeks 9:26
    6. After 12 weeks 6:58

    Derek Bailey: guitar

    Carpal Tunnel Tzadik (US) TK 7612 (CD) 2005

  242. unknown recording date

    1. untitled 0:01.8

    Derek Bailey: guitar

    Lock Grooves by 500 Artists [va]: RRR (US) RRR 500 (LP) 1998

    Note: This lp consists of 500 lock grooves, 250 per side, each running just under 2 seconds. Groove 225 is a snippet of Derek Bailey on guitar, of unknown provenance.

  243. unknown recording date

    1. untitled 2:52

    Derek Bailey: guitar

    Jiyu no ishi [va]: PSF (Japan) PSFB-1 (CD) 2003

    Note: The cd accompanied a limited edition book of photography by Yuji Istumi and includes otherwise unavailable performances by various musicians whom Istumi has photographed.