Company 1 - 7 Free Jazz 7xLP's UK Impt 1st Press Steve Lacy Anthony Braxton EX+

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Company  1 - 7 Free Jazz 7xLP's UK Import 1st Pressings Steve Lacy Anthony Braxton EX+ This is the best of the Free Jazz musicians these recording are unique and Rare and will Blow Your Mind
Company was a collection of  musicians. The concept was devised by  , in order to create challenging and artistically stimulating combinations of players, who might not otherwise have had an opportunity to work together.

Company included a wide variety of ,  and modern  musicians during its existence, including , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , and . “Company Weeks”, annual week-long free improvisational festivals organised by Bailey, ran from 1977 until 1994

Derek Bailey (29 January 1930 – 25 December 2005) was an English  guitarist and an important figure in the  movement. Bailey abandoned conventional performance techniques found in , exploring , , and whatever unusual sounds he could produce with the guitar. Much of his work was released on his own label . In addition to solo work, Bailey collaborated frequently with other musicians and recorded with collectives such as  and .

Anthony Braxton (born June 4, 1945) is an American  composer, educator, music ,  and  who is best known for playing , particularly the . Braxton grew up on the  of , , and was a key early member of the . He received great acclaim for his  - record , the first full-length album of solo saxophone music

Steve Lacy (born Steven Norman Lackritz; July 23, 1934 – June 4, 2004) was an American  saxophonist and composer recognized as one of the important players of . Coming to prominence in the 1950s as a  musician, Lacy went on to a long and prolific career. He worked extensively in experimental jazz and to a lesser extent in , but Lacy's music was typically melodic and tightly-structured. Lacy also became a highly distinctive composer, with compositions often built out of little more than a single questioning phrase, repeated several times.

Evan Shaw Parker (born 5 April 1944) is a British tenor and soprano saxophone player who plays .Recording and performing prolifically with many collaborators, Parker was a pivotal figure in the development of European  and . He has pioneered or substantially expanded an array of . Critic  describes Parker as "among Europe's most innovative and intriguing saxophonists...his solo sax work isn't for the squeamish."

Ishmael Wadada Leo Smith (born December 18, 1941) is an American trumpeter and composer, working primarily in the field of creative music. He was one of three finalists for the 2013  for , released on May 22, 2012

Tristan Honsinger (October 23, 1949 – August 5, 2023) was an American  active in  and . He is perhaps best known for his long-running collaboration with    and guitarist