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Jah Wobble & Evan Parker: Passage To Hades (30 HERTZ)

Review by David Toop, The Wire, February 2001

PERHAPS THIS IS a disingenuous flash of hindsight on my part, but I'm convinced that when I heard Public Image Limited's first album, back in ...

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Derek Bailey's Music Improvisation Company: Purcell Room, London

Live Review by Richard Williams, Melody Maker, 7 February 1970

YOU MAY not always be able to wait for a composer to write the music you want to play, to paraphrase the ads for the ...

Derek Bailey and Evan Parker: Playhouse, Century City CA

Live Review by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 18 October 1980

GUITARIST DEREK Bailey and saxophonist Evan Parker's sold-out performance at the Century City Playhouse Wednesday night drew a diverse crowd that included jazzman Vinny Golia ...

Derek Bailey, John Zorn, Evan Parker et al: Company, Round House, London

Live Review by Richard Cook, New Musical Express, 30 January 1982


Evan Parker: Riverside Studios, London

Live Review by Richard Cook, New Musical Express, 18 August 1984

I'VE WITNESSED dozens of Parker's improvisations and learned something on each occasion from this complex work. The singular applies, for every time he plays alone ...

Evan Parker: The Magnificent Evan

Interview by Richard Cook, New Musical Express, 9 February 1985

The siren song of the saxophone — Evan Parker's been looking into this mystery for 20 years.  The master of free music talks to Richard ...

Invisible Jukebox: Evan Parker

Interview by Mike Barnes, The Wire, May 2000

Every month we play a musician a series of records which they're asked to identify and comment on — with no prior knowledge of what ...

Keith Rowe: Harsh, Guitar Solo; Evan Parker/Keith Rowe: Dark Rags

Review by David Toop, The Wire, December 2000

"AFTER SEVERAL years of bizarre playing in a sort of anti-jazz style that always ill-suited his supposed role of rhythm guitarist, Rowe now seems on ...


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