Derek Bailey

Derek Bailey

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English
306 Pages

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Lifts the lid on an artistic ferment which has defied every known law of the music business

This outstanding biography of the cult guitar player will likely cause you to abandon everything you thought you knew about jazz improvisation, post-punk and the avant-garde. Derek Bailey was at the top of his profession as a dance band and record-session guitarist when, in the early 1960s, he began playing an uncompromisingly abstract form of music. Today his anti-idiom of “Free Improvisation” has become the lingua franca of the “avant” scene, with Pat Metheny, John Zorn, David Sylvian and Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore among his admirers.


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Published 01 August 2013
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EAN13 9781781684894
Language English
Document size 3 MB

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