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Virtual Company

by Virtual Company

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    2020 Confront CD release; in a 6-panel card sleeve.
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    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality downloads of Seven Compositions (Limoges), Virtual Company, Reconstructed Fragments, Arcaics II, Harmonic 2011, Limoges, Trois Jeux (Pour Daniel), 323[1], and 58 more. , and , .

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On a snowy London night in March 2018, Mark Wastell, Simon H. Fell and Alex Ward paid tribute to the polyvalent creativity of Derek Bailey. Among the performances was this experiment for two musicians and random pre-recordings...


released March 28, 2020

Mark Wastell: violoncello, percussion
Simon H. Fell: double bass
with the virtual presences of Derek Bailey (guitar) & Will Gaines (tapdance)

Confront CORE 12
2018 (47 mins.) digital / CD
© Confront 2020

full track listing:
1. Virtual Company [46:37]

composed by Simon H. Fell
© Fell 2018

Recorded at Cafe OTO, Dalston, London; 2nd March 2018 by Shaun Crook
Mixed and mastered by Simon H. Fell
Produced by Mark Wastell
Design by studiochaotyczne.com
Special thanks: Karen Brookman & Incus Records, Otto Willberg (double bass loan), Alex Ward (Three Presences), Tim Fletcher & Ben Watson (Bailey archival material), Rhodri Davies (in absentia)

Fabio Lugaro's photographs from this performance are at: www.flickr.com/photos/fabiolug/albums/72157666341544878

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"Quite demanding music, which left this listener not untouched ... most rewarding."
Frans de Waard VITAL WEEKLY


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Bruce's Fingers Saint Dizier Leyrenne, France

Bruce's Fingers is a record label founded in 1983 by bassist, composer & improviser Simon H. Fell.
The label's publications (which also include books and scores) are centred around free / contemporary jazz, improvised music & contemporary / experimental composition.
Initially focussed on Fell's own work, the BF project has since expanded to include many other things besides...
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