Derek Bailey: list of recordings


The following list is organised by year of recording and will be useful if you simply want to browse and get a quick overview of Derek Bailey's recordings. Either click on a particular LP or CD, or, for more detailed information, try Richard Shapiro's Derek Bailey Sessionography or The Interactive Derek Bailey Discography.

1965, Rehearsal extract, Incus CD single 01. Joseph Holbrooke.
1966/67, Pieces for guitar, Tzadik TZ 7080. Solo compositions and improvisations.
1967, Withdrawal (1966-7), Emanem 4020. Spontaneous Music Ensemble.
1967, Withdrawal (1966-7), Emanem 5040. Spontaneous Music Ensemble. Re-issue of Emanem 4020.
1968, Karyobin, Chronoscope CPE2001-2. Spontaneous Music Ensemble.
1968/1969, Oliv & Familie (1968-9), Emanem 503. Spontaneous Music Ensemble.
1969, The Baptised traveller CBS (GB) 52664/Sony-Columbia 494438. Tony Oxley Quintet.
1969, Nipples, Calig CAL 30604/UMS/ALP205CD. Peter Brötzmann Group.
1969, More Nipples, UMS/ALP236CD. Brötzmann Quartet + Sextet
1969, Instant Composers Pool, ICP 004. Duo with Han Bennink.
1969, Gracility, Musicnow MNCD012. Laurie Scott Baker.
1969, European echoes, FMP 0010/UMS/ALP232CD. Manfred Schoof.
1969/1970, Music Improvisation Company, Incus LP17/CD12.
1970, Born free, Scout Records ScS 11. One track on festival album.
1970, Fuck de Boere, UMS/ALP211CD. Peter Brötzmann Group.
1970, Instant Composers Pool, ICP 005. With John Tchicai, Misha Mengelberg and Derek Bailey.
1970, Groupcomposing, ICP 006.
1970, Four compositions for sextet CBS (GB) 64071/Sony-Columbia 494437. Tony Oxley group.
1970, The topography of the lungs Incus 1.
1970, The topography of the lungs, psi 06.05. CD re-issue with two additional tracks.
1970, Globe Unity 67 & 70, Atavistic/Unheard Music Series. Globe Unity Orchestra.
1970/1971, Buzz soundtrack, Emanem CD 4066. Iskra 1903.
1970/1972, Iskra 1903, Incus 3/4.
1970-1972, Chapter one 1970-1972, Emanem 3CD 4301. Iskra 1903.
1970-1972, Chapter one 1970-1972, Emanem 3CD 5311. Iskra 1903. Reissue of Emanem 4301 in June 2015.
1971, Improvisations for cello and guitar ECM 1013. Duo with David Holland.
1971, Tony Oxley Incus 8.
1971, Solo guitar volume 1, Incus LP 2 & 2R/CD10.
1971, So, what do you think?, Tangent TGS 118. Spontaneous Music Ensemble.
1971/1998, Fairly early with postscripts, Emanem 4027. Largely solo tracks over a period of 27 years.
1972, Ode, Incus 6-7/Intakt 041. London Jazz Composers' Orchestra.
1972, Selections from live performances at Verity's Place, Incus 9/Organ of corti.
1972, Goldsmiths, Emanem 5013. Iskra 1903.
1972/1973, Sequences 72 & 73, Emanem 4018. Paul Rutherford/Iskra 1912.
1972/1974/1980, THEN, Incus CDR solo guitar series no. 6.
1973, Derek Bailey/One Music Ensemble, Nondo DPLP 002. Solo (one side only).
1973, Free improvisation, Deutsche Grammophon 3LP box set: 2563 298 - 2563 300. One LP featuring Iskra 1903.
1973, Incus taps, organ of Corti 10. Re-release in 1995 of some early Incus reel-to-reel tapes.
1973, Song for someone, Incus 10 (LP)/psi 04.01 (CD). Kenny Wheeler.
1973/74, Dynamics of the impromptu, Entropy Stereo ESR004. Trio of Stevens/Bailey/Watts.
1973/74, Dynamics of the impromptu, FMR CD360-0913. Re-issue of Entropy Stereo CD.
1974, Lot 74, Incus 12/Incus CD57.
1974, More 74, Incus CD60.
1973/1974, Saxophone special +, Emanem 4024. Steve Lacy.
1974, Quintessence, Emanem 4217. Spontaneous Music Ensemble. Re-issue of Emanem 4015 and 4016 as double CD package.
1974, Saxophone special, Emanem 3310. Steve Lacy.
1974, First duo concert (London 1974), Emanem 4006. Duo with Anthony Braxton.
1974, First duo concert (London 1974), Emanem 5038. Duo with Anthony Braxton. 2015-re-issue, with a few minor adjustments and with revised sleeve notes, of Emanem 4006.
1974, Royal volume 1, Incus 43. Duo with Anthony Braxton.
1974, Eighty-five minutes part 1, Emanem 3401. Reissued on CD as Quintessence 1.
1974, Eighty-five minutes part 2, Emanem 3402. Reissued on CD as Quintessence 2.
1974, Hamburg '74, FMP 0650/Atavistic Unheard Music Series UMS/ALP248CD. Globe Unity Orchestra.
1975, The advocate, Tzadik TZ 7618. Derek Bailey/Tony Oxley duo + 2006 dedication to DB by TO.
1975, The London concert, Incus 16.
1975, The London concert, psi 05.01. Re-issue of Incus 16 LP with previously unissued music.
1975, Improvisation (1975), Cramps CRSLP 6202, CRSCD 062 and ampere2. Solo.
1975/76, Tristan (Duo), Incus CD 53. Duo with Tristan Honsinger.
1975/76/77, Domestic & public pieces, Emanem 4001.
1976, Duo, Incus 20. Duo with Tristan Honsinger.
1976, For example, FMP R123. Solo track on commemorative/compilation 3LP set.
1976, Company 1, Incus 21.
1976, Company 2, Incus 23.
1976, Company 3, Incus 25.
1976, Company 4, Incus 26.
1977, Company 5, Incus 28.
1977, Company 5, Incus CD41.
1977, Company 6, Incus 29.
1977, Company 7, Incus 30.
1977, Company 6 & 7, Incus CD07.
1977, Fictions, Incus 38. Company.
1977, Drops, Ictus 3. Duo with Andrea Centazzo.
1977, Drops, Ictus 122. Part of the Ictus Records 30th anniversary collection.
1977, K'ploeng, Claxon 78.2.
1977, Soho suites volume 1 1977 Incus CD 29. Part of double CD.
1978, New sights, old sounds/Solo live, Morgue 03/04.
1978, New sights, old sounds, Incus CD48/49 (reissue of Morgue 03/04).
1978, Duo and trio improvisation, DIW 358.
1978, Aida's call, STAR 9.
1979, Time, Incus 34.
1979, Idylle und katastrophen, Po Torch Records PTR/JWD 6.
1980, Views from 6 windows, Metalanguage ML 114. Duo with Christine Jeffrey.
1980, Fables, Incus 36. Company.
1980, Music and dance, Revenant 201. Duo with Min Tanaka.
1980, Pisa 1980: improvisors' symposium, Incus 37 (LP)/psi 04.03/4 (CD).
1980, Aida, Incus 40.
1980, Arch duo, Rastascan BRD 045.
1980, The social/science set, The Beak Doctor BD5&6. Bailey on two tracks.
1981, Dart drug, Incus LP 41/CD19.
1981, Improvisation 4, DIW 406. Duo with George Lewis.
1981, Improvised music New York 1981, Muworks MU W 1007.
1982, Epiphany/Epiphanies, Incus 46/47. Company.
1982, Epiphany, Incus CD42/43. Company.
1982, 28 Rue Dunois juillet 1982, Fou Records FR - CD 06. Derek Bailey/Joëlle Léandre/George Lewis/Evan Parker.
1982, Cyro, Incus CD01.
1982, Yankees, Celluloid CELD 5006. With George Lewis and John Zorn.
1983, Outcome, Potlatch P299. Duo with Steve Lacy.
1983, Concert in Milwaukee, Private issue.
1983, Concert in Milwaukee, Incus CD62. 2011 official Incus issue of above cassette.
1983, Trios, Incus 51. Company.
1983, Les douze sons, nato 82 LP and CD. Joëlle Léandre.
1983, Apollo and Marsyas, Apollo Records ACD 090217/8. Duo with Ernst Reijseger on compilation CD.
1985, Associates, Musica Jazz Felmay FF 1001. Duo with Steve Lacy.
1985, Notes, Incus 48.
1985, Scaling, Rhino R2 70717. Track taken from Incus 48 on compilation CD.
1985, Compatibles, Incus 50.
1986, Han, Incus CD02.
1986, Darn it!, american clave AMCL 1018. A double CD compilation of Paul Haines pieces containing two Bailey tracks.
1986/1987, Drop me off at 96th, scatter 02:CD.
1987, Figuring, Incus CD05.
1987, Once, Incus CD04. Company.
1987, Violin music for restaurants RER BJRCD. Jon Rose.
1987, Live in Okayama 1987, Improvised Company CD002. Derek Bailey/Sabu Toyozumi/Peter Brötzmann.
1987/2001, Chats, Incus CDR. Thirteen pieces from different periods.
1988, Pleistozaen mit wasser FMP CD 16. Duo with Cecil Taylor.
1988, Found bits FMP 1260. Duo with Peter Kowald.
1988, Duos2: Europa · America · Japan FMP CD 124. Found bits duo with Peter Kowald on this CD release.
1988, Lost lots FMP CD21. Duo with Peter Kowald.
1989, LACE, Emanem 4013.
1991 Village life, Incus CD09.
1991, Solo guitar volume 2, Incus CD11.
1991, Company 91 volume 1, Incus CD 16.
1991, Company 91 volume 2, Incus CD 17.
1991, Company 91 volume 3, Incus CD 18.
1992, Playing, Incus CD14.
1992, Tony Oxley Quartet, Incus CD15.
1992, Kumunguitar, ¿What Next? WN0012. Duo with Jin Hi Kim.
1992, One time, Incus CD22.
1992, Hello goodbye, Emanem 4065. Gjerstad/Bailey/Stevens.
1992, Gig, Incus VD04. Video of a pub gig duo with John Stevens.
1993, A birthday tribute - 75 years Incus CD63. Tony Oxley.
1993, II (of) XXVIII, Rectangle BA 7" single. Two poems of Ben Watson.
1993/2003, Frankfurter ahnung, Sonic Arts Network SAN 2005. Two DB tracks, from 1993 and 2003.
1993, Wireforks, Shanachie 5011.
1993, Domo arigato Derek-sensei!, Balance Point Acoustics bpaltd202. One track on posthumous tribute CD from Henry Kaiser.
1993, Quartet Jazzwerkstatt JW033. Tony Oxley/Derek Bailey/Pat Thomas/Matt Wand.
1993, Mountain stage, Incus VD02. Video of an outdoor duo concert in Japan with Min Tanaka.
1993, Company in Japan, Incus VD03. Video of excerpts from Company Week in Hakushu, August 1993.
1994, New Year messages, Table of the elements extended play.
1994, Banter, OO discs 20.Duo with Greg Bendian.
1994, Saisoro, Tzadik TZ 7205. Derek and the Ruins.
1994, Harras, Avant AVAN 056. With John Zorn and William Parker.
1994, Rappin & tappin, Incus CD 55. Will Gaines.
1994&2001, In church, Incus CDR. Two solo concerts.
1994/2002, Visitors book, Incus CDR. Five pieces in duo, trio, quartet.
1995, Boogie with the hook, Leo LR 242. Two duos with Eugene Chadbourne.
1995, Instant discoveries nr. 1, X-OR FR3. Duo with Eugene Chadbourne.
1995, Tout for tea!, Rectangle L. Duo with Eugene Chadbourne.
1995, Will, Incus VD01. Video of duo with Will Gaines.
1995, The last wave, DIW 903. Arcana: Bailey/Laswell/Williams.
1995, Guitar, drums 'n' bass, Avant AVAN 060. The 'jungle' CD.
1995, Guitars on Mars, Virgin AMBT 24. Two jungle tracks on compilation CD.
1995, Trio playing, Incus CD28. Derek Bailey/John Butcher/Oren Marshall.
1995, Soho suites volume 2 1995 Incus CD 30. Part of double CD.
1996, Close to the kitchen, Rectangle F/Blue Chopstick BC6. Duo with Noël Akchoté.
1996, Legend of the blood yeti, Infinite Chug 5CD. With XIII Ghosts.
1996, Drawing close, attuning - the respective signs of order and chaos, Tokuma TKCF-77017. Duo with Keiji Haino (guitar).
1996, Songs, Incus CD 39. Duo with Keiji Haino (voice).
1996, The sign of 4, Knitting Factory Works KFW 197. With Pat Metheny/Gregg Bendian/Paul Wertico.
1996, Viper, Avant AVAN 050. Duo with Min Xiao-Fen.
1997, Tohjinbo, Paractactile PLE1101-2. Derek and the Ruins.
1997, No waiting, Potlatch P198. Duo with Joëlle Léandre.
1997, And Rectangle REC-S. And: Derek Bailey/Pat Thomas/Steve Noble.
1997, Root, Lo Recordings LCD11. Single track on Thurston Moore disc.
1997, Takes fakes & dead she dances, Incus CD31. Solo.
1997, Improvisation, MP97/ORF 15. Track by And on this concert CD.
1997, Playbacks, Bingo BIN 004. Overdubbed guitar on pre-recorded tapes.
1998, Departures, Volatile Records VCD002. With Vertrek Ensemble.
1998, Traces, Arrival Records Via Airmail Series VAM 5. With Vertrek Ensemble.
1998, Unanswered questions, BVHaast 9906. With Intermission.
1998, Joseph Holbrook '98, Incus CD 39.
1998, The Moat recordings, Tzadik 7616. Joseph Holbrook Trio.
1998, In concert & studio, Incus CDR 6. Duo with Robyn Shulkovsky.
1998/9, LOCationAL, Incus CD 37. Duo with Alex Ward.
1999, Out of the past, Ping Pong 004. Bailey/Noble.
1999, Company in Marseille, Incus CD44/45. Company.
1999, Untitled improvisations, Illegal Radion (limited edition CD-R, no number).
1999, Live at Lamar's, Incus CD-R.
1999, The gospel record: reference edition, SRR-CD004.
1999, Daedal, Incus CD 36. Duo with Susie Ibarra.
1999, Post improvisation 1: when we're smiling, Incus CD 34. Duo with Han Bennink.
1999, Post improvisation 2: air mail special, Incus CD 35. Duo with Han Bennink.
1999, Mirakle, Tzadik TZ 7603. With Jamaaladeen Tacuma and Calvin Weston.
1999, Flying dragons, Incus CD 50. Duo with Min Xiao-Fen.
2000, The big gundown, Tzadik TZ 7328. Minimal contribution to one bonus track.
2000, Scrutables, Weight of Wax WOW 04. Derek Bailey/John Butcher/Gino Robair.
2000, String theory, Paractactile PLE1109-2. Solo feedback.
2000, Ore, Arrival Records ARCD001. Duo with Eddie Prévost.
2000, Llaer, SOFA 503. Duo with Ingar Zach.
2000, Agro jazz, flo records flo013. One track on Panicstepper CD.
2000, Vortices and angels, Emanem 4049. Duo with John Butcher.
2000, The Appleyard file, Incus CDR.
2000, Fish, PSFD-8009. Duo with Shoji Hano.
2000, Daybreak, Emanem 4059. Ian Smith.
2000, Right off, NUM 1100. Duo with Carlos Bechegas.
2000, Visions, Isopin labs (no number). Duo with Jim Stewart on compilation CD.
2001, Bailey/Hautzinger, GROB 425. Duo with Franz Hautzinger.
2001, Duos, London 2001, Incus CD51. With Julian Kytasty, Roger Turner, Alan Wilkinson.
2001, BIDS, Incus CD 52. Duo with Susie Ibarra.
2001?, Barbarian, Incus CDR 5. And.
2001, 15 August 2001, Sound 323 323[1]. Duo of Derek Bailey/Simon H. Fell.
2001, Barcelona, Hopscotch Records HOP 10. Duo with Agusti Fernandez.
2001, Soshin, Ambiances Magnétiques AM 113 CD. Bailey/Berthiaume/Frith.
2002, Cobra, Tzadik TZ 7335. John Zorn; DB appears on two tracks.
2002, Standards, Tzadik TZ 7620. Solo.
2002, Ballads, Tzadik TZ 7607. Solo.
2002, Seven, Incus CD 54. Duo with Ingar Zach.
2002, Nearly a D, Emanem 4087. Gjerstad/Bailey.
2002, The Ducks palace, Incus CD59. Three duos with Duck Baker.
2002, Limescale, Incus CD 56.
2002, Under Tracey's bed, Foghorn FOGCD-R02. Bailey/Bevan.
2003, Derek, Amulet amt023. Duo with Cyro Baptista.
2003, Poetry & playing, Paractactile PLE1116-2.
2003, Blemish, Samadhisound SS001. David Sylvian.
2003, To play: the Blemish sessions, Samadhisound SS008. Solo.
2003, Scale points on the fever curve, Emanem 4099. Duo with Milo Fine.
2003, Good cop bad cop, No-Fi NEU011. Derek Bailey/Tony Bevan/Paul Hession/Otomo Yoshihide.
2004, At the Sidecar, Incus CD SG5. Solo in Barcelona.
2004, Live at G's Club, Incus DVD01. Solo in Barcelona.
2004, All thumbs: the rooftop concert, Incus DVD02. Solo in Barcelona.
2004, Howdy, Incus CD-R7. Duo in Barcelona.
2004, Bruise with Derek Bailey, Foghorn FOGCD006. Derek Bailey/Tony Bevan/Orphy Robinson/John Edwards/Ashley Wales/Mark Sanders.
2004, Meanwhile, back in Sheffield, Discus 21CD. Derek Bailey/Mick Beck/Paul Hession.
2005, Carpal tunnel, Tzadik TZ 7612. Solo.
2005, A silent dance, Incus CD58. Duo with Agusti Fernandez in Barcelona.

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