Incus 37 Pisa 1980: improvisors' symposium

Evan Parker/George Lewis/Derek Bailey/ Maarten Altena/Barry Guy/Paul Lovens/Paul Lytton/Paul Rutherford/ Phil Wachsmann/Giancarlo Schiaffini

  1. Pisa wind duet 1 (05.32): Evan Parker, tenor saxophone; George Lewis,trombone
  2. Pisa wind duet 2 (09.40): Evan Parker, soprano saxophone; George Lewis, trombone
  3. Pisa string duet (10.18): Derek Bailey, guitar; Maarten Altena, double bass.
    All above tracks recorded in the Giardino Scotto open-air theatre, 26, 27, 28 June 1980.

  4. San Zeno Quintet (12.04): Barry Guy, double bass; Paul Lovens, percussion; Paul Lytton, percussion and live electronics; Evan Parker, saxophones; Phil Wachsmann, violin and electronics.
  5. Pisa Quintet (11.27): Maarten Altena, double bass; Barry Guy, double bass; George Lewis, trombone; Paul Rutherford, trombone; Giancarlo Schiaffini, trombone.
    Above tracks recorded in San Zeno Abbey, 26, 27, 28 June 1980.
'This record collects a selection of the tapes recorded during the Improvisors' Symposium project directed by Evan Parker for the 5 Rassegna Internazionale del Jazz di Pisa. The Rassegna Internazionale del Jazz di Pisa is organized yearly in Pisa by the Center for Research into Improvised Music (CRIM). The record production was made possible by the financial assistance of the Town Council of Pisa.'

Cover photographs by Roberto Masotti, Gerard Rouy.

Re-issued on CD, with a significant amount of previously unheard music, in 2004 as psi 04.03/4.

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