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Barry Guy

cb, *1947 GB, London
Musician / Composer of Classical and Jazz
A.k.a. Barry John Guy

Barry John Guy (born 22 April 1947, in London) is a British composer and double bass player. His range of interests encompasses early music, contemporary composition, jazz and improvisation, and he has worked with a wide variety of orchestras in the UK and Europe. He also taught at Guildhall School of Music.

        
Instruments
  • Double bass
  • Bass
  • Vocals
Genres
  • Classical
  • Jazz
  • Electronic
Popular Tracks   
Enclosed Nucleus II on Tales Of Enchantment by Maya Homburger & Barry Guy
In Darkness Let Me Dwell on In Darkness Let Me Dwell by John Dowland & John Potter
Weep You No More, Sad Fountains on In Darkness Let Me Dwell by John Dowland & John Potter
Come Again on In Darkness Let Me Dwell by John Dowland & John Potter
Macchina basso on Gramss, Dresser, Eckhardt, Guy, Hoock, Léandre, Phillips, Roccato, Saitoh, Thelin & Scodanibbio: Thinking of Stefano Scodanibbio by Various Artists
Flow My Tears on In Darkness Let Me Dwell by John Dowland & John Potter
Agreement on Portrait by Barry Guy
Now, Oh Now I Needs Must Part on In Darkness Let Me Dwell by John Dowland & John Potter
Lachrimae Verae on In Darkness Let Me Dwell by John Dowland & John Potter
From Silent Night on In Darkness Let Me Dwell by John Dowland & John Potter

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Illuminated SilenceIzumi Kimura / Barry Guy / Gerry Hemingway2019Album
Syllogistic MomentsPeter Evans - Barry Guy2018Album
Louisiana VariationsTorben Snekkestad / Agustí Fernandez / Barry Guy2018Album
Blue Horizon. Barry Guy@70 [Live At The Ad Libitum Festival 2017]Barry Guy2018Album
Sidereus Nuncius – The Starry MessengerRamón López – Barry Guy2018Album
Free Radicals At DOMPeter Evans ● Agustí Fernandez ● Barry Guy2018Album
LuminousSimon Nabatov - Barry Guy - Gerry Hemingway2018Album
BeyondJürg Wickihalder – Barry Guy – Lucas Niggli2017Album
Without BordersBarry Guy2017Album
FrogsBarry Guy2017Single
The Blue ShroudBarry Guy2016Album
Heavy Metal RabbitLucien Dubuis, Barry Guy, Alfred Vogel2016Album
Tensegrity (Small Formations)Barry Guy, Blue Shroud Band2016Album
Deep MemoryBarry Guy – Marilyn Crispell – Paul Lytton2016Album
StarMaya Homburger & Barry Guy2016Album
Live At LiteraturhausThe Living Room + Barry Guy2015Album
Occasional PoemsBarry Guy / Ken Vandermark2015Album
Time Passing...Barry Guy2015Album
Five Fizzles For Samuel BeckettBarry Guy2014Album
Backscatter Bright BlueFred Frith – Barry Guy2014Album
Slip Slide And CollideTorben Snekkestad - Barry Guy2014Album
Games And Improvisations: Hommage À György KurtágKatharina Weber, Barry Guy, Balts Nill2012Album
Metal!The Thing With Barry Guy2012Album
LavaLiudas Mockūnas & Barry Guy2012Album
HexentrioPaul Plimley, Barry Guy, Lucas Niggli2012Album
Tales Of EnchantmentMaya Homburger - Barry Guy2012Album
HarmosBarry Guy - London Jazz Composers Orchestra2012Single
Schweben – Ay, But Can Ye?Barry Guy, The Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra2012Album
Sonata In C-Dur • BWV1005, Partita In E-Dur • BWV1006 / LysandraJohann Sebastian Bach • Barry Guy - Maya Homburger2011Album
AttikosΣαβίνα Γιαννάτου • Barry Guy2010Album
MultitudeDiatribes & Barry Guy2010Album
Some Other PlaceAgustí Fernandez – Barry Guy2009Album
Sinners, Rather Than SaintsBarry Guy Solo/Duo With Mats Gustafsson2009Album
Radio Rondo / Schaffhausen ConcertBarry Guy – London Jazz Composers Orchestra / Irene Schweizer2009Album
Fox FireKen Vandermark – Barry Guy – Mark Sanders2009Album
Phases Of The NightBarry Guy - Marilyn Crispell - Paul Lytton2008Album
Sonata In A-Minor • BWV1003, Partita In D-Minor • BWV1004 / AglaisJohann Sebastian Bach • Barry Guy - Maya Homburger2008Album
FalkirkThe Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra With Barry Guy2007Album
PortraitBarry Guy2007Compil.
ToposAgustí Fernandez • Evan Parker • Barry Guy • Paul Lytton2007Album
Open TexturesCarlos Bechegas / Barry Guy2006Album
BrainforestJacques Demierre - Barry Guy - Lucas Niggli2006Album
DakryonMaya Homburger • Barry Guy With Guest Pierre Favre2005Album
Free Zone Appleby 2004Evan Parker, Barry Guy, Paul Lytton, Philipp Wachsmann, Joel Ryan2005Album
FolioBarry Guy2005Album
IthacaBarry Guy / Marilyn Crispell / Paul Lytton2004Album
Mining The Seam - The Rest Of The Spotlite SessionsJohn Stevens / Trevor Watts / Barry Guy2004Album
Sonata In G Minor BWV1001, Partita In B Minor BWV1002 / InachisJohann Sebastian Bach • Barry Guy - Maya Homburger2003Album
CelebrationMaya Homburger, Walter Prati, Barry Guy2003Album
SymmetriesBarry Guy2002Album
FaykaMahmoud Turkmani - Barry Guy - Keyvan Chemirani2002Album
OrganicHoward Riley / Barry Guy / John Stevens2002Album
2 Of 2Tri-Dim + Jim O'Rourke And Barry Guy2002Album
DividualityEvan Parker, Barry Guy, Lawrence Casserley2001Album
OdysseyBarry Guy / Marilyn Crispell / Paul Lytton2001Album
NailedEvan Parker / Cecil Taylor / Barry Guy / Tony Oxley2000Album
CeremonyMaya Homburger / Barry Guy1999Album
Double Trouble TwoBarry Guy / London Jazz Composers Orchestra with Irene Schweizer, Marilyn Crispell, Pierre Favre1998Album
GudiraBarry Guy ▴ Robert Dick ▴ Randy Raine-Reusch1998Album
Three Pieces For OrchestraBarry Guy / London Jazz Composers Orchestra1997Album
SensologyPaul Plimley • Barry Guy1997Album
FroggingMats Gustafsson • Barry Guy1997Album
Birmingham ConcertEvan Parker • Paul Dunmall • Barry Guy • Tony Levin1996Album
Mouth Eating Trees And Related ActivitiesMats Gustafsson / Barry Guy / Paul Lovens1996Album
Ancora!Howard Skempton, Dominic Muldowney, Barry Guy1996Compil.
CascadesMarilyn Crispell, Barry Guy, Gerry Hemingway1995Album
To Whom It May Concern: Dedicated To Kunio Nakamura (1944-1992)Evan Parker, Barry Guy, Kenichi Takeda, Onnyk1994Album
PortraitsBarry Guy / London Jazz Composers Orchestra1994Album
Study - Witch Gong Game II/10Barry Guy And The NOW Orchestra1994Album
After The RainBarry Guy conducted by Richard Hickox1993Single
FizzlesBarry Guy1993Album
TheoriaBarry Guy, London Jazz Composers Orchestra, Irene Schweizer1992Album
ArcusBarry Guy & Barre Phillips1991Album
Double TroubleBarry Guy & London Jazz Composers Orchestra1990Album
HarmosBarry Guy & London Jazz Composers Orchestra1989Album
SupersessionEvan Parker, Keith Rowe, Barry Guy, Eddie Prévost1988Album
Zurich ConcertsBarry Guy / Anthony Braxton With London Jazz Composers Orchestra1988Album
AssistBarry Guy1986Album
Hook, Drift & ShuffleEvan Parker With George Lewis, Barry Guy & Paul Lytton1985Album
StringerBarry Guy / London Jazz Composers Orchestra1983Album
PaintingsPeter Kowald / Barry Guy1982Album
PISA 1980: Improvisors' SymposiumMaarten Altena / Derek Bailey / Barry Guy / George Lewis / Paul Lovens / Paul Lytton / Evan Parker / Paul Rutherford / Giancarlo Schiaffini / Philipp Wachsmann1981Album
4,4,4,Evan Parker / Paul Rutherford / Barry Guy / John Stevens1980Album
EndgameBarry Guy, Howard Riley, John Stevens, Trevor Watts1979Album
No FearJohn Stevens, Trevor Watts, Barry Guy1978Album
Improvisations Are Forever NowBarry Guy, Howard Riley, Philipp Wachsmann1978Album
Statements V-XI For Double Bass & VioloneBarry Guy1977Album
Re TouchJohn Stevens / Allan Holdsworth / Jeff Young / Barry Guy / Ron Mathewson1977Album
OdeBarry Guy / London Jazz Composers Orchestra1972Album
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