Derek Bailey & Ruins

Derek Bailey & Ruins

free jazz, experimental, Avant-Garde, tzadik, rock

Famed for his work on improvisational music, Bailey also co-founded, in 1970, the record label Incus with Tony Oxley and Evan Parker, often said to be the first British independent label owned by musicians. This naturally progressed into the co-founding of Musics magazine in 1975. It became one of the most influential jazz publications in England, and instrumental for the formation of the London Musicians Collective. Bailey's improv musician community grew in 1976 when he formed Company