playing sleazy bars

An Approach to Free Improvisation

Technique and Improvisation

Composition & Improvisation






This section contains various articles about improv, culled from a variety of sources:



1. bonehouse: an illustrated history.

an 'as it happened' account of bonehouse's career, with pictures. by phil hargreaves.

2. Playing Sleazy Bars

another 'as it happened' account of Eugene Chadbourne taking the Chadbournes on tour to US bars they should never really have been booked into. Dead funny.

3. An Approach to Free Improvisation

Mole's thoughts about spontaneous music.

4. Technique and Improvisation.

A discussion from the early days of the LMC, including Evan Parker and Steve Beresford.

5. Composition & Improvisation

Some thoughts from phil hargreaves on composing for improvisers