Emanem 4006 First duo concert (London 1974)


Derek Bailey/Anthony Braxton

Anthony Braxton, flute, soprano clarinet, clarinet, contrabass clarinet, sopranino saxophone, alto saxophone; Derek Bailey, amplified guitars, 19-string (approx) guitar.

The first set - area 1 (08.22), The first set - area 2 (03.12), The first set - area 3 [open] (08.44), The first set - area 4 [solo] (02.43), The first set - area 5 (05.21), The first set - area 6 (06.08), The second set - area 7 (06.48), The second set - area 8 (06.23), The second set - area 9 [solo] (05.56), The second set - area 10 (04.29), The second set - area 11 [open] (15.29), The second set - area 12 (03.57).

Recorded by Martin Davidson at the Wigmore Hall in London on 30 June 1974.

Front cover photograph (reproduced above) by Val Wilmer, the day before the concert.

Previously released on vinyl as Emanem 601 (double LP), with rehearsal extract, and on Inner City, with additional rehearsal extract. Also later released by Emanem on two separate (American) LPs: 3313 and 3314, without rehearsal material. This CD version re-issued in 2015 on Emanem 5038.


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