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Derek Bailey


Derek Bailey: The Guy Who Found The Lost Chord

Interview by Richard Cook, New Musical Express, 13 October 1984

The guitarist DEREK BAILEY has been one of the leaders of improvised music for 20 years. As a generation of guitar heroes has come and ...

Ben Watson: Derek Bailey and the Story of Free Improvisation

Book Review by Richard Gehr, Village Voice, The, 17 August 2004

FREE IMPROVISATION is the automatic writing, the abstract expressionism, or as British critic Ben Watson most aptly describes it, the "stand-up comedy" of musical performance.  ...

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