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Arnolfini - est 1961

With: Derek Bailey, Evan Parker, Tony Oxley
ARNOLFINI MUSIC/Tony Oxley Sextet The second in our new season of ARNOLFINI MUSIC events will take place on thursday 12 november at 20.00 hrs when Tony Oxley + his sextet will be giving a performance of improvisatory music. Because of the nature of his music Tony Oxley is not able to give specific programme details, but will certainly be including pieces from his own “4 Compositions for Sextet”-the whole suite of which, for those who are not familiar with his work, is available on an LP entitled “4 Compositions for Sextet” (CBS 640711, Also on the CBS label is an LP of Tony Oxley’s earlier work, “The Baptised Traveller” (CBS 52664). Copies of both these LP’s will be available from the Gallery during the evening on 12 november at 35/- each,
Tony Oxley was twice—in 1968 + 1969-voted Britain’s top drummer in a poll organised by Melody Maker, and his sextet includes Evan Parker/soprano + tenor saxophone and Derek Bailey/guitar— both of whom formed part of Music Improvisation Company when MIC visited the Arnolfini Gallery for their very successful event in april this year. The other members are (hopefully) Kenny Wheeler/trumpet, Barry Guy/bass and Paul Rutherford/trombone.