FMP-RECORDS (SAJ-Numbers) 1974 - 1991

London Jazz Composers

The London Jazz Composers Orchestra

Kenny Wheeler-trumpet, flugelhorn;
Harry Beckett-trumpet, flugelhorn;
Dave Spence-trumpet, flugelhorn;
Paul Rutherford-trombone;
Alan Tomlinson-trombone;
Paul Niemann-trombone;
Melvyn Poore-tuba;
Trevor Watts-reeds;
Evan Parker-soprano & tenor saxophone;
Peter Brötzmann-reeds;
Larry Stabbins-soprano & tenor saxophone;
Tony Coe-reeds;
Philip Wachsmann-violin;
Howard Riley-piano;
Tony Oxley-percussion;
John Stevens-percussion;
Barry Guy-double bass;
Peter Kowald-double bass;

The recording is taken from a tape we made for 'Music in Our Time',
a BBC radio programme recorded on March 26th,1980 at the Maida Vale studios.
The producer of the programme was Stephen Plaistow.
The tapes were released by arrangement with BBC records.
Record produced by Jost Gebers.

Liner notes: Barry Guy (nur in englisch)

SIDE A: 1 Four pieces for orchestra, part 1 (13:10)
             2 Four pieces for orchestra, part 2 (6:50)
SIDE B: 1 Four pieces for orchestra, part 3 (6:49)
             2 Four pieces for orchestra, part 4 (14:25)
All compositions by Barry Guy.

COVER: Artwork by Fred Helier. Design by Barry Guy.
Photographs by Jim Four.
REMARK: The music on this album, whilst structured, has life only in the musicians
that dedicate their life to improvised music. My thanks to them all. B. G.
REMARK: All Music Guide: 4 Stars
REMARK: Reissued on CD by Intakt Records (Intakt CD 095) with bonus material.

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