Music so far
Ill make no bones about it, I find discography's pretty boring
so it may surprise you not, to find me lacking in any accurate lists of
dates, labels, and what have you, regarding what Ive been up to
over the past thirty odd years. So Ill just list what comes to mind
and maybe you can help me fill in the details!
The Ingoes recorded and had three items released on the
Riviera(?) label in France and Italy. Le Monkiss(EP) in France
and also Help! (in French!). In Italy Help!(in Italian!)
Recording exclusively for Marmalade records, releasing two albums
and two singles and one EP.
We are ever so clean (Album) 1967
If only for a moment (Album) 1969
Postcard, Ill be your baby tonight, (singles),
Peace loving man (EP). 67-69 ish ?
B B Blunder
Workers Playtime (Album) UA 1971
Sticky Living (EP) UA 1971
Albums with sister in law! Julie Driscoll/Tippett)
1969. Marmalade music with Blossies
Sunset Glow Utopia records (1976?)
(Keith Tippett Orchestra
Septober Energy (Double Album) UA? 1971. BIG stuff!
Solid Gold Cadillac
Brain Damage (Album) RCA 1973. Jazzrockpop mayhem!
Kohntarkorsz (Album) 1974 . Two contributions, duet with Christian
Vander and prepared guitar on Yanik Tops Mechanik
Albums with Mike Westbrook
Brain Damage. as above
Citadel/Room 315. Orchestra featuring John Surman (1975)
Love/dream and variations. Orchestra (1976)
The Cortege Orchestra (1982)
London Bridge Jazz Orchestra plus Sinfonietta.
On Dukes Birthday. Orchestra (1989)
The Dance Band- Pierides Music from the collaboration between
the Westbrooks and the London Contemporary Dance Company
Off Abbey Road. Octet performing Mikes arrangements of the Beatles
Abbey Road album (1990).
Most of these works have been re-released by various companies over the
years on CD and cassette . Fill me in and Ill fill it in!
Albums with Kevin Coyne
Bursting Bubbles (1980)
Sanity Stomp with Robert wyatt (1980)
Pointing the Finger (1981)
Again, many re-releases on various label's over the years (know any?).
Solo and group projects (1980s - 90s)
Slaughter on Shaftsbury Avenue (Reckless records 1988).
Heralded as my first solo album but in fact a collarge of
recordings from three combos I was part of and composed for. (instrumental).
Mirage- Now you see it Compendium records(1977)
Recorded on a pig farm in Tring, Hertfordshire on Yess mobile 24
track studio and if you listen intentally you may hear the occasional
grunt now and again!
Two items available from this improvising quartet and more in the future
as the band is still fully functional.
Life in the Grand Hotel, available on cassette or CD if ordered,
Cassette from Chris Biscoe (check his website)
and CD from me.
Spark in the Dark. Slam CD209, again available from, Chris,
me, Marcio Mattos, Tony Marsh (check all websites).
Red Toucan records, series: Open Fields
Improvising quintet comprising : Ian Smith, Trumpet, Flugelhorn,
Marcio Mattos, Double Bass, Chello, Mark Sanders, Drums,
Thebe Lipere, Percussion.
Again available from any of the players(check the web) oh , I forgot!
Me on Gtr Synth!
Theres probably loads more stuff Ive been on but Im
getting a headache thinking about it so , that will do for now.
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