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London Jazz Composer's Orchestra discography

This is a discography of albums by the group London Jazz Composer's Orchestra.

London Jazz Composer's Orchestra were formed in 1970 and has performed and recorded periodically since then. Barry Guy has been the main organiser of the orchestra throughout its existence.


London Jazz Composer's Orchestra discography

Ode, London Jazz Composer's Orchestra, 1972, Incus 6/7

Tracks : The End (Ode Part I), Memory Of The Future (Ode Part II), Exact Sensibility (Ode Part III), According To The Laws (Ode Part V), Presence Of Mind (Ode Part VI), Indefinite Divisibility (Ode Part IV)

Musicians : Barry Guy, Harry Beckett, Dave Holdsworth, Marc Charig, Mike Gibbs, Paul Nieman, Paul Rutherford, Bob Downes, Alan Wakeman, Evan Parker, Bernhard Living, Mike Osborne, Trevor Watts, Karl Jenkins, Dick Hart, Howard Riley, Derek Bailey, Chris Laurence, Jeff Clyne, Paul Lytton, Tony Oxley

Released on CD in 1996 on Intakt Records.

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Stringer, The London Jazz Composers Orchestra / Barry Guy, 1983, FMP SAJ-41

Tracks : Stringer (Four Pieces For Orchestra): Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3 / Part 4

Musicians : Barry Guy, Dave Spence, Harry Beckett, Kenny Wheeler, Alan Tomlinson, Paul Rutherford, Evan Parker, Larry Stabbins, Peter Brötzmann, Tony Coe, Trevor Watts, Melvyn Poore, Howard Riley, Phil Wachsmann, Peter Kowald, John Stevens, Tony Oxley

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Zürich Concerts, Barry Guy / Anthony Braxton / London Jazz Composers Orchestra, 1988, Intakt 004/005

Tracks : Polyhymnia, Compositions 135 (+41,63,96), 136 (+96), 108B (+86,96),135 (+96)

Musicians : Barry Guy, Anthony Braxton, Henry Lowther, Jon Corbett, Marc Charig, Alan Tomlinson, Paul Rutherford, Radu Malfatti, Evan Parker, Paul Dunmall, Peter McPhail, Simon Picard, Trevor Watts, Steve Wick, Howard Riley, Phil Wachsmann, Barre Phillips, Dave Holland, Paul Lytton, Tony Oxley

Recorded live in Zurich in November 1987 and March 1988.

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Harmos, Barry Guy / London Jazz Composers Orchestra, 1989, Intakt 013

Tracks : Harmos

Musicians : Barry Guy, Henry Lowther, Jon Corbett, Marc Charig, Alan Tomlinson, Paul Rutherford, Radu Malfatti, Evan Parker, Paul Dunmall, Peter McPhail, Simon Picard, Trevor Watts, Steve Wick, Howard Riley, Phil Wachsmann, Barre Phillips, Paul Lytton

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Double Trouble, Barry Guy / London Jazz Composers Orchestra, 1990, Intakt 019

Tracks : Double Trouble

Musicians : Barry Guy, Henry Lowther, Jon Corbett, Marc Charig, Alan Tomlinson, Paul Rutherford, Radu Malfatti, Evan Parker, Paul Dunmall, Peter McPhail, Simon Picard, Trevor Watts, Steve Wick, Howard Riley, Phil Wachsmann, Barre Phillips, Paul Lytton

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Theoria, Barry Guy / London Jazz Composers Orchestra / Irčne Schweizer, 1992, Intakt 024

Tracks : Theoria

Musicians : Barry Guy, Irčne Schweizer, Henry Lowther, Jon Corbett, Marc Charig, Alan Tomlinson, Conrad Bauer, Radu Malfatti, Evan Parker, Paul Dunmall, Peter McPhail, Simon Picard, Trevor Watts, Steve Wick, Phil Wachsmann, Barre Phillips, Paul Lytton

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Portraits, Barry Guy / London Jazz Composers Orchestra, 1994, Intakt 035

Tracks : Part I, Sub I, Part II, Sub II, Part III, Sub III, Part IV, Sub IV, Part V, Sub V, Part VI, Sub VI, Part VII 8:07

Musicians : Barry Guy, Marc Charig, Henry Lowther, Jon Corbett, Alan Tomlinson, Paul Rutherford, Radu Malfatti, Evan Parker, Paul Dunmall, Peter McPhail, Simon Picard, Trevor Watts, Steve Wick, Howard Riley, Phil Wachsmann, Barre Phillips, Paul Lytton

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Ode, Barry Guy / London Jazz Composers Orchestra, 1996, Intakt 041

Tracks : Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, Part V, Part VI, Part VII

Musicians : Barry Guy, Harry Beckett, Dave Holdsworth, Marc Charig, Mike Gibbs, Paul Nieman, Paul Rutherford, Bob Downes, Alan Wakeman, Evan Parker, Bernhard Living, Mike Osborne, Trevor Watts, Karl Jenkins, Dick Hart, Howard Riley, Derek Bailey, Chris Laurence, Jeff Clyne, Paul Lytton, Tony Oxley

Recorded live in April 1972 in Oxford. The majority of this music was originally released on an Incus double LP in 1972 (Incus 6/7).

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Three Pieces For Orchestra, Barry Guy London Jazz Composers Orchestra, 1997, Intakt 045

Tracks : Owed To J.S., Sleeping Furiously: Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3, Strange Loops

Musicians : Barry Guy, Marc Charig, Henry Lowther, Jon Corbett, Alan Tomlinson, Chris Bridges, Paul Rutherford, Evan Parker, Paul Dunmall, Peter McPhail, Simon Picard, Trevor Watts, Robin Hayward, Howard Riley, Philipp Wachsmann, Barre Phillips, Paul Lytton, Marilyn Crispell (track 2), Maggie Nicols (track 3)

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Double Trouble Two, Barry Guy / London Jazz Composers Orchestra, 1998, Intakt 053

Tracks : Double Trouble Two: Part I / Part II / Part III / Part IV /Part V

Musicians : Barry Guy, Henry Lowther, Jon Corbett, Marc Charig, Alan Tomlinson, Chris Bridges, Paul Rutherford, Evan Parker, Paul Dunmall, Peter McPhail, Simon Picard, Trevor Watts, Robin Hayward, Irčne Schweizer, Marilyn Crispell, Phil Wachsmann, Barre Phillips, Paul Lytton, Pierre Favre

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Study II, Stringer, Barry Guy London Jazz Composers Orchestra, 2004, Intakt 095

Tracks : Study II, Stringer (Four Pieces For Orchestra): Part I / Part II / Part III / Part IV

Musicians : On Study II: Barry Guy, Henry Lowther, Jon Corbett, Marc Charig, Alan Tomlinson, Conrad Bauer, Radu Malfatti, Paul Dunmall, Simon Picard, Trevor Watts, Peter McPhail, Steve Wick, Irčne Schweizer, Philipp Wachsmann, Barre Phillips, Paul Lytton / On The Stringer: Barry Guy, Dave Spence, Harry Beckett, Kenny Wheeler, Paul Nieman, Paul Rutherford, Evan Parker, Larry Stabbins, Peter Brötzmann, Tony Coe, Trevor Watts, Melvyn Poore, Howard Riley, Philipp Wachsmann, Peter Kowald, John Stevens, Tony Oxley

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Portrait, Barry Guy, 2007, Intakt 123

Tracks : Ode Part 1 (Barry Guy / London Jazz Composers Orchestra), I Have Crossed By The Grace Of The Boatman (Barry Guy), Harmos (Barry Guy / London Jazz Composers Orchestra), Agreement (Evan Parker / Barry Guy/Paul Lytton), Sleeping Furiously Part 3 (Barry Guy, London Jazz Composers Orchestra), She Took The Sacred Rattle And Used It (Barry Guy), Double Trouble (Barry Guy / London Jazz Composers Orchestra), Alar (Barry Guy / Evan Parker), Odyssey (Agustí Fernández / Barry Guy / Ramón López), Veni Creator Spiritus (Maya Homburger / Barry Guy / Pierre Favre), Inscape – Tableaux Part VII (Barry Guy New Orchestra), Toujours Rouge (Barry Guy)

A compilation of tracks from Intakt albums.

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Radio Rondo: Schaffhausen Concert, Barry Guy / London Jazz Composers' Orchestra, 2009, Intakt 158

Tracks : Schaffhausen Concert, Radio Rondo

Musicians : Track 1: Irčne Schweizer / Track 2: London Jazz Composers Orchestra: Barry Guy, Henry Lowther, Herb Robertson, Rich Laughlin, Alan Tomlinson, Conrad Bauer, Johannes Bauer, Evan Parker, Mats Gustafsson, Pete McPhail, Simon Picard, Trevor Watts, Per Ĺke Holmlander, Irčne Schweizer, Phil Wachsmann, Barre Phillips, Lucas Niggli, Paul Lytton

Recorded live at the Schaffhauser Jazzfestival, Switzerland in May 2008.

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Harmos: Live At Schaffhausen (DVD), Barry Guy / London Jazz Composers Orchestra, 2012?, Intakt 151

Tracks : Harmos

Musicians : Barry Guy, Henry Lowther, Herb Robertson, Rich Laughlin, Alan Tomlinson, Conrad Bauer, Johannes Bauer, Evan Parker, Mats Gustafsson, Pete McPhail, Simon Picard, Trevor Watts, Per Ĺke Holmlander, Howard Riley, Phil Wachsmann, Barre Phillips, Lucas Niggli, Paul Lytton

A DVD of a performance at Jazzfestival Schaffhausen on May 21, 2008.

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Last updated August 2015