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Tellus #15: The Improvisors (1986)



Excerpts from The Stephanie and Irving Stone Festival of Improvisors recorded at Roulette, NYC on November 8, 9, and 10, 1985.

  1. Chris Cochrane - electric guitar, Anthony Coleman - electric organ (8:53)


  2. Carol Emanuel - harp, Tom Cora - electric cello, Bill Frisell - electric guitar, Bobby Previte - drums (5:48)


  3. Lindsay Cooper - electric bassoon and sax, Fred Frith - electric guitar and homemade electric strings, Irene Schweitzer - piano (8:17)


  4. Christian Marclay - turntables, Bill Horvitz - guitar and electronics, David Weinstein - Mirage and electronics, Denman Maroney - keyboards (7:17)


  5. Lindsay Cooper - reeds, Fred Frith - electric guitar, etc., Christian Marclay - turntables, Samm Bennett - drums (8:40)


  6. Bill Frisell - electric guitar, Jim Staley - trombone (3:33)


  7. David Weinstein - Mirage, Fred Frith - electric guitar and homemade electric string instrument (8:10)


  8. Ikue Mori - drums, John Zorn - reeds and game calls, Lindsay Cooper - sax and electric bassoon, Fred Frith - electric guitar etc. (8:31)



Participants in the festival included:

Gregg Bendian - Percussion
Jill Burton - Vocals
Chris Cochrane - Guitar
Anthony Coleman - Keyboards
Tom Cora - Cello
Judy Danaway - Guitar
Carol Emanuel - Harp
Bill Frisell - Guitar
Bobby Previte - Drums
Jim Staley - Trombone
John Zorn - Sax, Clarinets and Game Calls
Irene Schweitzer - Piano
Fred Frith - Guitar and Homemade Strings
Samm Bennett - Drums
Lindsay Cooper - Bassoon and Reeds
Bill Horvitz - Guitar
Guy Klucevsek - Accordion
Christian Marclay - Turntables
Denman Maroney - Piano
David Weinstein - Mirage etc.
Ikue Mori - Drums


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