Intakt 123 Portrait


Barry Guy

  1. Ode part 1 (09.04); London Jazz Composers Orchestra [Barry Guy, bass, composer; Buxton Orr, conductor; Harry Beckett, trumpet; Dave Holdsworth, trumpet; Marc Charig, cornet; Paul Rutherford, trombone; Mike Gibbs, trombone; Paul Nieman, trombone; Dick Hart, tuba; Howard Riley, piano; Derek Bailey, guitar; Trevor Watts, alto saxophone, soprano saxophone; Mike Osborne, alto saxophone; Bernhard Living, alto saxophone; Alan Wakeman, soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone; Evan Parker, soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone; Bob Downes, flute, tenor saxophone; Karl Jenkins, baritone saxophone, oboe; Jeff Clyne, bass; Chris Laurence, bass; Tony Oxley, percussion; Paul Lytton, percussion] Recorded on 22 April 1972 in Oxford Town Hall at the English Bach Festival
  2. I have crossed by the grace of the boatman (05.02); Barry Guy, double bass; Recorded July 2001 at the New Hall, Camphill Community, Ballytobin, Ireland
  3. Harmos (07.17); London Jazz Composers Orchestra [Barry Guy, bass, director; Henry Lowther, trumpet; Jon Corbett, trumpet; Marc Charig, cornet; Paul Rutherford, trombone; Radu Malfatti, trombone; Alan Tomlinson, trombone; Steve Wick, tuba; Trevor Watts, alto saxophone, soprano saxophone; Simon Picard, reeds; Peter McPhail, reeds; Paul Dunmall, reeds; Evan Parker, soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone; Phil Wachsmann, violin; Howard Riley, piano; Barre Phillips, bass; Paul Lytton, drums] Recorded on 4/5 April 1989 at Radio Studio DRS Zurich
  4. Agreement (07.22); Evan Parker, soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone, Barry Guy, double bass; Paul Lytton, percussion, drums; Recorded 22 March 1993 at the Red Rose, London
  5. Sleeping furiously part 3 (05.15) London Jazz Composers Orchestra [Barry Guy, bass, director; Henry Lowther, trumpet; Jon Corbett, trumpet; Marc Charig, cornet; Paul Rutherford, trombone; Chris Bridges, trombone; Alan Tomlinson, trombone; Robin Hayward, tuba; Howard Riley, piano; Trevor Watts, alto saxophone, soprano saxophone; Simon Picard, reeds; Peter McPhail, reeds; Paul Dunmall, reeds; Evan Parker, soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone; Phil Wachsmann, violin; Barre Phillips, bass; Paul Lytton, drums] Recorded on 18 December 1995 at Rote Fabrik Zurich
  6. She took the sacred rattle and used it (07.23); Barry Guy, double bass; Recorded September 1991 at Kirche Blumenstein, Switzerland
  7. Double trouble (06.27) London Jazz Composers Orchestra [Barry Guy, bass, director; Henry Lowther, trumpet; Jon Corbett, trumpet; Marc Charig, cornet; Paul Rutherford, trombone; Radu Malfatti, trombone; Alan Tomlinson, trombone; Steve Wick, tuba; Trevor Watts, alto saxophone, soprano saxophone; Simon Picard, reeds; Peter McPhail, reeds; Paul Dunmall, reeds; Evan Parker, soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone; Phil Wachsmann, violin; Howard Riley, piano; Barre Phillips, bass; Paul Lytton, drums] Recorded on 5/6 April 1989 at Radio Studio DRS Zurich
  8. Alar (03.52); Barry Guy, double bass; Evan Parker, saxophone; Recorded 6/7 September 2001 at Radiostudio DRS Zürich and Sphères Bar Buch & Buhne, Zürich
  9. Odyssey (07.18) Agusti Fernandez, piano; Barry Guy, double bass; Ramon Lopez, drums, percussion; Recorded Nov 2004- Mar 2006 in Barcelona
  10. Veni creator spiritus (05.35) Maya Homburger, baroque violin; Barry Guy, bass; Pierre Favre, percussion; Recorded 24-27 January 2004 at Radio Studio DRS Zürich
  11. Inscape - Tableaux part VII (10.40) Barry Guy New Orchestra [Barry Guy, bass, director; Marilyn Crispell, piano; Evan Parker, soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone; Mats Gustafsson, saxophone; Hans Koch, clarinet, saxophone; Johannes Bauer, trombone; Herb Roberston, trumpet; Per Åke Holmander, tuba; Paul Lytton, percussion; Raymond Strid, percussion] Recorded on 18/19 May 2000 at Rote Fabrik Zürich
  12. Toujours rouge (01.48); Barry Guy, double bass; Recorded September 1991 at Kirche Blumenstein, Switzerland
Front cover photograph (reproduced above) by Francesca Pfeffer; graphic design by Jonas Schoder.


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