Sopranino, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones, clarinets, recorders, keyboards,
Archer is a composer and improviser equally at home on stage or in the studio,
dividing his energies between jazz and non jazz projects. His principle work is the
series of CD releases for his own Discus Music label.
His current groups include his long standing duo with vocalist Julie Tippetts, the 14
piece AACM influenced big band Engine Room Favourites, 3 piece nu-jazz and
electronics trio Inclusion Principle, improvising leftfield rock group Orchestra Of The
Upper Atmosphere, and 30 voice performance art choir Juxtavoices