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Album label: 
Release date: 
01/09/2003
Recording location: 
recorded at the Dixons Theatre Wescliff-on-Sea, Essex at 8pm on August the 8th2003 as part of the ‘New Music Days’ series of concerts , part of the 2nd Southend International Jazz Festival
Recording date: 
Friday, August 8, 2003
Thanks: 
Thanks to the musician s and Caroline Forbes
Artwork design: 
EWAN RIGG
Executive producer: 
TREVOR TAYLOR
Recording engineer: 
TREVOR TAYLOR
  • 1. Improv 1 (15:56)
  • 2. Improv 2 (13:42)
  • 3. improv 3 (13:03)
  • 4. improv 4 (09:01)
  • 5. improv (21:36)

1 Improv 1
Violin, Electronics – Philipp Wachsmann
2 Improv 2
Saxophone – Evan Parker
3 Improv 3
Percussion – Eddie Prevost
4 Improv 1
Invented Instruments – Hugh Davies
5 Group Improv
Invented Instruments – Hugh Davies
Percussion – Eddie Prevost
Saxophone – Evan Parker
Violin, Electronics – Philipp Wachsmann

5 stunning improvisations by 4 of the UK’s foremost improvisers! recorded live in 2003 at the Dixons Theatre Wescliff-on-Sea, Essex at 8pm on August the 8th2003 as part of the ‘New Music Days’ series of concerts , part of the 2nd Southend International Jazz Festival

Sadly Hugh Davis is no longer with us but his fascinating electronics are tantalising as are Eddie Prevosts noval percussion machines, along with Phil Wachsmann’s beautiful violin with subtle electronics and Evan Parkers legandry innovative 'out there' saxophone!

The group split into various combinations as well as playing all together a really fascinating combination of the best improvisers the UK has to offer