FULL MOON LAUNCH OF BEN WATSON’S ‘DEREK BAILEY & THE STORY OF FREE IMPROVISATION’ (VERSO)

Photos from the  FULL MOON LAUNCH OF BEN WATSON’S ‘DEREK BAILEY & THE STORY OF FREE IMPROVISATION’ (VERSO) at Cafe OTO (monday 22 july 2013).

A night of free improvised music in ‘ad hoc’ assortments orchestrated by Ben Watson featuring;

Oscillatorial Binnage (Fari Bradley, Toby Clarkson, Chris Weaver and Dan Wilson on ‘miraculous devices’)
Peter Baxter – drums
Len Massey – analogue synth
Esther Leslie – merciless critique
T.H.F. Drenching – dictaphone
Mordecai Watson – harmonica
Liam Massey – photography
Out To Lunch – word jazz
Scarlet Fox – sampler
Michael Bridgewater – mandolin
Gwilly Edmondez – keyboards

Paul Seacroft – lap steel guitar

Alan Wilkinson – sax

First half of the night consisted of;

First ensemble formed up as a trio of Michael Bridgewater – mandolin, Scarlet Fox – sampler & Mordecai Watson – harmonica (7min~).

Second ensemble a trio of Peter Baxter – drums, Paul Seacroft – lap steel guitar & Oscillatorial Binnage  Toby Clarkson & Dan Wilson (8min~).

Third ensemble Alan Wilkinson – sax, Oscillatorial Binnage Toby Clarkson & Dan Wilson & Chris Weaver, Peter Baxter –  drums & Paul Seacroft – lap steel guitar (9min~).

Forth ensemble formed of T.H.F. Drenching – dictaphone, Gwilly Edmondez – keyboards, Oscillatorial Binnage Fari Bradley & Peter Baxter – drums (16min~).

Fifth ensemble formed as a duo of Alan Wilkinson – sax & Len Massey – analogue synth (12min~).

Sixth ensemble 12  blues harps + harmonica with Alan Wilkinson – blues harp, Len Massey – blues harp, Mordecai Watson – harmonica & 10 audience members on blues harp (11min).

During the second half of the night the music continued  but I had to get the my train. An exciting night and good experience of improvised music both sonically and visually interesting, good to see old friends.

Ben Watson’s new series of ‘Late Lunch With Out To Lunch’ will be starting on Resonce104.4FM and live streaming online online at http://resonancefm.com/ at 2pm wednesday 4th of september (2013) and repeated on sunday 8th september 3.30am

Ben Watson http://www.militantesthetix.co.uk/

Verso http://www.versobooks.com/

the verso page for the book http://www.versobooks.com/books/1439-derek-bailey

Oscillatorial Binnage-

myspace https://myspace.com/oscillatorialbinnage

SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/oscillatorial-binnage

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Oscillatorial-Binnage/135339229837614

twitter https://twitter.com/Oscillatorial

Archive.org http://archive.org/search.php?query=subject%3A%22Oscillatorial%20Binnage%22

Len Massey http://www.lenmassey.com

Esther Leslie http://www.bbk.ac.uk/english/our-staff/full-time-academic-staff/leslie & http://www.militantesthetix.co.uk/cvweb.htm

T.H.F. Drenching-

website http://www.councilofdrent.com/

FMA http://freemusicarchive.org/music/THF_Drenching/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/THF-Drenching/219575268227

Scarlet Fox

archive.org http://archive.org/search.php?query=subject%3A%22Scarlet%20Fox%22

Michael Bridgewater

archive.org http://archive.org/search.php?query=subject%3A%22Michael%20Bridgewater%22

Gwilly Edmondez

tumblr http://feltbeak.tumblr.com/

FMA http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Gwilly_Edmondez/

Vimo http://vimeo.com/gwillyedmondez

Staff  profile http://www.ncl.ac.uk/sacs/staff/profile/will.edmondes#tab_profile

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Felt-Beak/102579659830515

videos http://musicfilmbroth.com/gwillyedmondez.html

Some video’s of the night on the AMM website

http://unkant-publishing.blogspot.co.uk/2013/07/amm7-videos.html

resonance104.4fm resonancefm.com

Cafe OTO http://www.cafeoto.co.uk

the cafe OTO information/flyer for the night http://www.cafeoto.co.uk/derek-bailey-ben-watson-book-launch.shtm

Liam Taylor (aka Liam Massey)

site solidlight.co.uk

http://solidlightuk.tumblr.com/

https://www.facebook.com/solidlightuk

https://solidlightuk.wordpress.com/

all photos/video ©Liam Taylor

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