Meanwhile, back in Sheffield​.​.​. - 21CD

by Derek Bailey, Mick Beck, Paul Hession

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    The CD edition of Discus 21CD comprises the three tracks recorded at the trio's Sheffield concert in 2004. The DL edition includes three new tracks recorded live in Leeds - these new tracks are NOT on the CD.

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Classic free improvisation from three masters of the form.

This Bandcamp edition of Discus 21CD, which was originally released in 2005), includes both the Sheffield concert as originally released on CD (tracks 1 to 3), plus a recently discovered recording of the trio's concert in Leeds the following day. NB the new Leeds tracks 4 to 6 are NOT on the CD and are available DL only.


released May 13, 2018

Derek Bailey - electric guitar
Mick Beck - tenor sax, bassoon and whistles
Paul Hession - drumset


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Discus Music Sheffield, UK

Discus Music was founded in 1994 by Martin Archer and Mick Beck, and is the CD imprint for their many and various projects, plus those of selected colleagues. Limited in its scope only by the imagination of the artists, the sounds to be found on the label vary between electronic rock music, free jazz, extended songform, improvised music, and other releases which simply cannot be categorised. ... more

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