First Duo Concert

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First Duo Concert
First Duo Concert.jpg
Live album by Anthony Braxton and Derek Bailey
Released 1974
Recorded June 30, 1974
Genre Jazz
Length 77:14
Label Emanem
Producer Martin Davidson
Anthony Braxton chronology
Quartet: Live at Moers Festival
(1974)Quartet: Live at Moers Festival1974
First Duo Concert
(1974)
Royal Volume 1
(1974)Royal Volume 11974
Derek Bailey chronology
More 74
(1974) More 741974
First Duo Concert
(1974) First Duo Concert1974
Royal Volume 1
(1974) Royal Volume 11974

First Duo Concert is an album by American jazz saxophonist Anthony Braxton and British guitarist Derek Bailey recorded in 1974 at the Wigmore Hall in London and released on the Emanem label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Steve Loewy awarded the album 4½ stars stating "surprisingly accessible, and contrasts two complementary approaches within the free music genre".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Anthony Braxton and Derek Bailey except as indicated
  1. "The First Set - Area 1" - 8:22
  2. "The First Set - Area 2" - 3:12
  3. "The First Set - Area 3 (Open)" - 8:44
  4. "The First Set - Area 4 (Solo)" (Bailey) - 2:43
  5. "The First Set - Area 5" - 5:21
  6. "The First Set - Area 6" - 6:08
  7. "The Second Set - Area 7" - 6:48
  8. "The Second Set - Area 8" - 6:23
  9. "The Second Set - Area 9 (Solo)" (Braxton) - 5:56
  10. "The Second Set - Area 10" - 4:29
  11. "The Second Set - Area 11 (Open)" - 15:29
  12. "The Second Set - Area 12" - 3:57
    • Recorded at the Wigmore Hall in London on June 30, 1974

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anthony Braxton discography accessed December 13, 2011
  2. ^ a b Loewy, S. Allmusic Review accessed December 13, 2011
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 29. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.