The Music Improvisation Company 1968-1971

The Music Improvisation Company 1968-1971 is an album by saxophonist Evan Parker, guitarist Derek Bailey, electronic musician Hugh Davies and percussionist Jamie Muir which was recorded in 1968 and 1970 and released on the Incus label in 1976.[1][2][3]

The Music Improvisation Company 1968-1971
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Studio album by
Released1976
Recorded4 July 1969 and 18 June 1970
London
GenreFree jazz
Length46:04
LabelIncus
17
Evan Parker chronology
The Topography of the Lungs
(1970)
The Music Improvisation Company 1968-1971
(1976)
The Music Improvisation Company
(1970)
Derek Bailey chronology
The Topography of the Lungs
(1970)
The Music Improvisation Company 1968-1971
(1968-70)
The Music Improvisation Company
(1970)

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [4]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings    [5]

Allmusic's Thom Jurek stated "It is a necessary addition to anyone's library who is interested in improvised music".[4]

Track listingEdit

All compositions by Derek Bailey, Hugh Davies, Jamie Muir and Evan Parker.

  1. "Pointing" - 7:19
  2. "Untitled 3" - 6:32
  3. "Untitled 4" - 4:09
  4. "Bedrest" - 7:37
  5. "Its Tongue Trapped to the Rock by a Limpet the Water Rat Succumbed to the Incoming Tide" - 9:01
  6. "In the Victim's Absence" - 10:33

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Shapiro, R. Sessionography of Derek Bailey accessed May 25, 2016
  2. ^ Hsu, W. T. & Rousell, P. Discography of Evan Parker accessed May 25, 2016
  3. ^ Jazzlists: Incus LP discography accessed May 25, 2016
  4. ^ a b Jurek, Thom. Music Improvisation Company 1968-1971 – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved May 25, 2016.
  5. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 1063. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)