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Derek Bailey - Solo Guitar Volume 1


Stock: 1

Format: 2xLP, Album, Gat

Media Condition:  Mint (M)
Sleeve Condition: Mint (M)
Country:    UK  
Genre:       Jazz
Style:         Free Improvisation

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Sides 1-3 were recorded in February, 1971, London. Sides 1-2 were originally released by Incus in 1971, with the catalog number Incus 2 as [r=3740922; sides 1 and 3 with the catalog number Incus 2 (R) as [r=3740896 in 1978. Side 4 is the previously unissued recording of a performance at York University in February 1972. For this edition, the original tapes were newly transferred at Abbey Road. It was mastered and cut by Rashad Becker at D & M, and pressed at Pallas. Derek Bailey playing two guitars at the same time (not double-tracked) on track B3 'The Squirrel and the Ricketty-Racketty Bridge'. Includes custom one-side die cut inner sleeves (one printed and the other plain white). Disc one inner sleeve printed with a handwritten letter from Misha Mengelberg dated 1/4/71. Also includes folded facsimile of original Incus insert containing credits and Derek Bailey's liner notes.


A1. Improvisation 4 2:02
A2. Improvisation 5 7:43
A3. Improvisation 6 5:29
A4. Improvisation 7 3:10
B1. Where Is The Police? 8:25
B2. Christiani Eddy 5:50
B3. The Squirrel And The Ricketty-Racketty Bridge 6:31
C1. Improvisation 3 2:41
C2. Improvisation 8 4:19
C3. Improvisation 9 1:52
C4. Improvisation 10 3:04
C5. Improvisation 11 2:16
C6. Improvisation 12 3:46
D. Improvisation: York, 24.2.1972 14:35


Recorded At University Of York
Mastered At Dubplates & Mastering
Lacquer Cut At Dubplates & Mastering
Pressed By Pallas

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