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The Music Improvisation Company

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The Music Improvisation Company

The Music Improvisation Company has been played on NTS shows including Cong Burn, with Untitled 3 first played on 12 February 2017.

During the early phase of its existance European free jazz developed a number of different schools or regional styles, and it was quite common to speak of german energy play, Dutch comical music or British sound research. This last is represented by the work of the Music Improvisation Company (MIC), founded in 1968. The essence of its work lies in the idea on non idiomatic music, as formulated by Derek Bailey. A freely improvised music, independant of all existing musical languages, would follow…

Untitled 3
The Music Improvisation Company
Untitled 3
The Music Improvisation CompanyIncus1976