HONEST JON'S RECORDS LIMITED
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Private Limited Company
- Active - 04349200 (CH)
- Age: 18 years
- ID: 3558802/113
Coal Drops Yard 115 Lower Stable Street London N1C 4DR England
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One of the founders of Fluxus, Charlie Morrow injects blasts of Cageian fun into half the recordings here, whether blurting military fanfares from his trumpet, or intoning far-flung scraps of speech. Cellist Tristan Honsinger and vocalist Christine Jeffrey join in the joyful glossolalia, while Bailey, Toop and Kondo contribute delicious, delicate, hooligan arabesques, by turns... The remainder are performed by a different ensemble: Bailey, bassist Maarten Altena, former Henry Cow members Georgie Born and Lindsay Cooper on cello and bassoon, the insanely inventive Jamie Muir on percussion, and trombonist Radu Malfatti, showing his mastery of extended technique. Were that not enough, there's the inimitable purity of Steve Lacy's soprano ringing high and clear above the melee. Glorious!... Derek Bailey's guests for Company Week at London's ICA in July 1982 were contemporary classical pianist Ursula Oppens, folk/jazz singer-turned-improviser Julie Tippetts and her partner pianist Keith..
Also known as: Honest Jon's
Previous names: CHEERACCORD LIMITED
Registration numbers: 04349200 (CH)