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G. F. Fitz-Gerald & Lol Coxhill: The Poppy Seed Affair

Read "The Poppy Seed Affair" reviewed by Nic Jones


Guitarist G.F. Fitz-Gerald has always mapped out musical territory every bit as distinct as that of Derek Bailey or Hans Reichel, while Lol Coxhill is one of the most distinctive soprano saxophonists on the planet. They've worked as a duo for decades and this one-DVD/two-CD set straddles those decades with rare aplomb. The DVD was shot in 1981 and depicts crimes of passion performed in a style simultaneously surreal and expressionist by members of the performance art ...

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G. F. Fitz-Gerald & Lol Coxhill: Echoes Of Duneden

Read "Echoes Of Duneden" reviewed by Nic Jones


Here's a dialog constructive enough to last several lifetimes and this is one of the archive releases of the year. Guitarist Fitz-Gerald hasn't been documented on record anywhere near enough, whilst any addition to the Coxhill discography is always welcome, especially when it captures a moment in time as joyously creative as this one.

Recorded in Edinburgh in September of 1975, the music is happening from the first seconds of the opening “Fairy Dance," where the tone is almost literally ...


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