Prolific British avant-garde jazz guitarist with a truly unique style.
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Album Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
The Topography of the Lungs 1970 The Topography of the Lungs Otoroku
 
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Topography of the Lungs 1970 Topography of the Lungs Incus / Otoroku
 
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Improvisations for Cello and Guitar 1971 Improvisations for Cello and Guitar ECM
 
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Solo Guitar, Vol. 1 1971 Solo Guitar, Vol. 1 Incus
 
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Improvisations for Cello and Guitar 1971 Improvisations for Cello and Guitar ECM
 
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Derek Bailey & Han Bennink 1972 Derek Bailey & Han Bennink Organ of Corti
 
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Duo, Vols. 1 and 2 1974 Duo, Vols. 1 and 2 Emanem
 
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Royal, Vol. 1 1974 Royal, Vol. 1 Incus
 
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Lot 74: Solo Improvisations 1974 Lot 74: Solo Improvisations Honest Jon's
 
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The London Concert 1975 The London Concert PSI
 
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Diverso N. 2 1975 Diverso N. 2 Cramps
 
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Duo 1976 Duo Honest Jon's
 
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Drops 1977 Drops Robi Droli
 
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Groupcomposing 1978 Groupcomposing Corbett vs. Dempsey
 
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Time 1979 Time Honest Jon's / Incus
 
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Aida 1980 Aida Dexter's Cigar
 
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Views from Six Windows 1980 Views from Six Windows Metalanguage
 
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Dart Drug 1981 Dart Drug Incus
 
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Cyro 1982 Cyro Honest Jon's / Incus
 
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Yankees 1982 Yankees Charly Records
 
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Outcome 1983 Outcome Potlatch
 
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Trios by Company 1983 Trios by Company Incus
 
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Notes 1985 Notes Incus
 
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Moment Précieux 1986 Moment Précieux Victo
 
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Pleistozaen Mit Wasser (Shakin' the Glass) 1988 Pleistozaen Mit Wasser (Shakin' the Glass) FMP / Free Music Production (Germany)
 
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Han 1988 Han Incus
 
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Lace 1989 Lace Emanem
 
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Village Life 1991 Village Life Incus
 
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Playing 1992 Playing Incus
 
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Duo + Trio Improvisations 1992 Duo + Trio Improvisations Kitty
 
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Solo Guitar, Vol. 2 1992 Solo Guitar, Vol. 2 Incus
 
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Banter 1994 Banter O.O. Discs / 00 Discs / OODiscs
 
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Saisoro 1995 Saisoro Tzadik Records
 
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Trio Playing 1995 Trio Playing Incus
 
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Wireforks: Guitar Duets 1995 Wireforks: Guitar Duets Shanachie
 
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Harras 1996 Harras Avant
 
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Moments Précieux 1996 Moments Précieux Victo
 
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The Field Recordings 3: The Thunderclaps CD, Live at Den Haag 1996 The Field Recordings 3: The Thunderclaps CD, Live at Den Haag X-OR
 
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Music & Dance 1997 Music & Dance Revenant
 
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Guitar, Drums 'n Bass 1997 Guitar, Drums 'n Bass Avant
 
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No Waiting 1997 No Waiting Potlatch
 
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Improvisation 1997 Improvisation Ampersand
 
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Viper 1998 Viper Avant
 
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Play Backs 1998 Play Backs Bingo
 
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Dynamics of the Impromptu 1998 Dynamics of the Impromptu Entropy Stereo
 
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Takes Fakes and Dead She Dances 1998 Takes Fakes and Dead She Dances Incus
 
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Tohjinbo 1998 Tohjinbo Paratactile
 
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Arch Duo 1999 Arch Duo Rastascan
 
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Daedal 1999 Daedal Incus
 
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Post Improvisation, Vol. 2: Air Mail Special 1999 Post Improvisation, Vol. 2: Air Mail Special Incus
 
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And Pat Thomas/Steve Noble 2000 And Pat Thomas/Steve Noble Rectangle
 
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Mirakle 2000 Mirakle Tzadik Records
 
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Drop Me Off at 96th 2000 Drop Me Off at 96th Scatter
 
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Locational 2000 Locational Incus
 
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Songs 2000 Songs Incus
 
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String Theory 2000 String Theory Nu Gruv Alliance
 
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Close to the Kitchen (London Guitar Duos August 96) 2001 Close to the Kitchen (London Guitar Duos August 96) Blue Chopsticks
 
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Llaer 2001 Llaer Sofa (Norway)
 
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Fish 2001 Fish PSF Records (Japan)
 
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Ore 2001 Ore Arrival
 
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Derek Bailey & Franz Hautzinger 2002 Derek Bailey & Franz Hautzinger Grob
 
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Ballads 2002 Ballads Tzadik Records
 
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Pieces for Guitar 2002 Pieces for Guitar Tzadik Records
 
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Duos, London 2001 2002 Duos, London 2001 Incus
 
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New Sights, Old Sounds 2002 New Sights, Old Sounds Incus
 
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Right Off 2002 Right Off Numérica
 
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Soshin 2003 Soshin Ambiances Magnetiques
 
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Nearly a D 2003 Nearly a D Emanem
 
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Scale Points on the Fever Curve 2004 Scale Points on the Fever Curve Emanem
 
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Carpal Tunnel 2005 Carpal Tunnel Tzadik Records
 
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Derek 2006 Derek Amulet Records
 
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To Play: The Blemish Sessions 2006 To Play: The Blemish Sessions Samadhisound
 
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Standards 2007 Standards Tzadik Records
 
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Tony Oxley/Derek Bailey Quartet 2008 Tony Oxley/Derek Bailey Quartet Jazzwerkstatt
 
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More 74: Solo Guitar Improvisations 2010 More 74: Solo Guitar Improvisations Incus
 
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Derek Bailey Plus One Music Ensemble 2013 Derek Bailey Plus One Music Ensemble Nondo / Panton
 
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And 2015 And Forced Exposure / Rectangle
 
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Another Evening at Logos, 1974/79/81 2015 Another Evening at Logos, 1974/79/81 Sub Rosa
 
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The Music Improvisation Company The Music Improvisation Company Decca / ECM
 
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Figuring Figuring Incus
 
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Compatibles Compatibles Incus
 
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Drawing Close, Attuning Drawing Close, Attuning Harmonia Mundi
 
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Barcelona Barcelona Hopscotch
 
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