psi 04.03/4 Pisa 1980: improvisors' symposium


Evan Parker/George Lewis/Derek Bailey/ Maarten Altena/Barry Guy/Paul Lovens/Paul Lytton/Paul Rutherford/ Philipp Wachsmann/Giancarlo Schiaffini

    CD 1 (psi 04.03)
  1. Pisa wind duet 1 (05.41): Evan Parker, tenor saxophone; George Lewis,trombone
  2. Pisa wind duet 2 (09.37): Evan Parker, soprano saxophone; George Lewis, trombone
  3. Pisa string duet (33.03): Derek Bailey, guitar; Maarten Altena, double bass.
  4. San Zeno trio (29.22): George Lewis, trombone; Maarten Altena, double bass; Paul Lovens, percussion
    CD 2 (psi 04.04)
  1. San Zeno Quintet 1 (17.40): Barry Guy, double bass; Paul Lovens, percussion; Paul Lytton, percussion and live electronics; Evan Parker, saxophones; Philipp Wachsmann, violin and electronics
  2. San Zeno Quintet 2 (07.43): Barry Guy, double bass; Paul Lovens, percussion; Paul Lytton, percussion and live electronics; Evan Parker, saxophones; Philipp Wachsmann, violin and electronics
  3. Pisa Quintet 1 (27.07): Maarten Altena, double bass; Barry Guy, double bass; George Lewis, trombone; Paul Rutherford, trombone; Giancarlo Schiaffini, trombone
  4. Pisa Quintet 2 (11.26): Maarten Altena, double bass; Barry Guy, double bass; George Lewis, trombone; Paul Rutherford, trombone; Giancarlo Schiaffini, trombone
Recorded on 26, 27, 28 June 1980, tracks 1, 2 and 3 on CD 1 in the Giardino Scotto open-air theatre, Pisa; all other tracks in San Zeno Abbey, Pisa. The Rassegna Internazionale del Jazz was organized in Pisa by the Center for Research into Improvised Music (CRIM). The record production was made with financial assistance of the Town Council of Pisa.

Cover photographs (front cover reproduced above) by Roberto Masotti, Gerard Rouy.

This is a re-issue, with a significant amount of previously unheard music, of Incus LP 37. Track 4 on CD 1 and tracks 2 and 3 on CD 2 are previously unissued and track 3 on CD 1 and track 1 on CD 2 have been restored to their complete lengths for this CD issue.


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