Emanem 4218 Bare essentials 1972-3


Spontaneous music ensemble

John Stevens, percussion, cornet, voice; Trevor Watts, soprano saxophone, voice.

    CD A
  1. In the Midlands (05.51)
  2. In the middle (19.59)
  3. Three extracts (16.56)
  4. For Phil (32.25)
    CD B
  1. Newcastle 72A (15.51)
  2. Newcastle 72B (07.59)
  3. Open flower 1 (02.20)
  4. Open flower 2 (03.36)
  5. Open flower 3 (07.02)
  6. Open flower 4 (02.34)
  7. Open flower 5 (01.02)
  8. Open flower 6 (02.49)
  9. Open flower 7 (08.25)
  10. Opening the set (04.27)
  11. Beyond limitation (08.15)
  12. Lowering the case (09.27)
Track A1 recorded at Wolverhampton Polytechnic on 5 April 1973; tracks B1-2 recorded in Newcastle-upon-Tyne on 30 November 1972; all other tracks recorded at the Little Theatre club, London as follows: A2 5 October 1972; A3 20 September 1972; A4 13 October 1972; B3-9 5 January 1973; B10 2 February 1973; B11 28 January 1973; B12 9 March 1973.

Front cover photograph (reproduced above) by Jak Kilby (1970); design by Martin Davidson.


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