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Steve Beresford

, *1950 GB, Wellington, Shropshire
Musician / Composer / Arranger of Jazz and Electronic
A.k.a. Stephen Beresford Stuart Barefoot The Circuit

Steve Beresford (Wellington, Shropshire, 1950) is a composer, musician and arranger, a veteran of countless bands from the Slits to the Melody Four. He has been a central figure in the British improvising scene for over thirty years working with the likes of Derek Bailey, Evan Parker and Han Bennink. For the past decade he has concentrated most of his compositional efforts on tracks for independent British film and television. Strange sambas, jittery jazz, melancholy moods and more from one of the most consistently imaginative and creative musicians in Europe.

  • Piano
  • Trumpet
  • Euphonium
  • Vocals
  • Synthesizer
  • Jazz
  • Electronic
  • Rock
  • Pop
  • Classical
Popular Tracks   
Comfortable Gestures on Uneven Paths: Deviant Pop From Europe by Various Artists
Vous qui passez sans me voir on L'extraordinaire jardin de Charles Trenet by Steve Beresford
Der Kastanienball: Die Ballnacht. Wenn ich in deine Augen seh' on Winter: Der Kastanienball by Stefan Winter & Various Artists
Der Kastanienball: Die Schandung der Jungfrau. Over the Rainbow on Winter: Der Kastanienball by Stefan Winter & Various Artists
Apprenez le français avec Trenet on L'extraordinaire jardin de Charles Trenet by Steve Beresford
Le serpent python on L'extraordinaire jardin de Charles Trenet by Steve Beresford
Der Kastanienball: Der Gottesdienst. Don't stop me now on Winter: Der Kastanienball by Various Artists
Boum on L'extraordinaire jardin de Charles Trenet by Steve Beresford
Sun Propeller on Live at the Friends Meeting House by Urban Myth & Steve Beresford
Outside In on Cue Sheets by Steve Beresford

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Pleasures Of The HorrorEugene Chadbourne, Steve Beresford, Alex Ward2018Album
Kontakte TrioKontakte Trio : Trevor Taylor, Ian Brighton, Steve Beresford2017Album
Hesitantly PleasantMichael Caratti / Rachel Musson / Steve Beresford2017Album
Live In Prague 2017Luc Houtkamp, Steve Beresford, Martin Blume2017Album
Blow Out!Paal Nilssen-Love & Ståle Liavik Solberg with Steve Beresford2015Album
Will It Float?John Russell / Steve Beresford / John Edwards / Ståle Liavik Solberg2015Album
OutgoingFrançois Carrier, Steve Beresford, John Edwards, Michel Lambert2015Album
Live At White CubeSteve Beresford2015Album
PassagesShezad Dawood & Steve Beresford2014Album
Three BabiesSteve Beresford, Martin Küchen, Ståle Liavik Solberg2013Album
Overground To The VortexFrançois Carrier • Michel Lambert • John Edwards • Steve Beresford2013Album
IndeterminacyJohn Cage performed by Steve Beresford, Tania Chen and Stewart Lee2012Album
Berlin Toy BazaarSteve Beresford, Anna Homler, Richard Sanderson2012Album
Wels, Mulhouse, Paris & Lyon.Noël Akchoté, Steve Beresford & Andrew Sharpley2011Album
SnodlandSteve Beresford - Matt Wilson2011Album
Ink RoomSteve Beresford / Stephen Flinn / Dave Tucker2011Album
Check For MonstersOkkyung Lee / Peter Evans / Steve Beresford2009Album
OintmentTania Chen, Steve Beresford2004Album
I Shall Become A BatSteve Beresford2004Album
Trap StreetAlan Tomlinson / Steve Beresford / Roger Turner2003Album
Live At The Friends Meeting HouseUrban Myth & Steve Beresford2003Album
Guarda AvantiMike Cooper, Steve Beresford, Max Eastley, Viv Dogan Corringham, Lol Coxhill2003Album
Cue Sheets IISteve Beresford2002Album
Steve BeresfordSteve Beresford2002Album
B + BSteve Beresford & Han Bennink2002Album
3 PianosSteve Beresford / Pat Thomas / Veryan Weston2001Album
Imitation Of Life / Double IndemnitySteve Beresford / Tristan Honsinger / David Toop / Toshinori Kondo2001Compil.
Foxes FoxEvan Parker / Steve Beresford / John Edwards / Louis Moholo : Foxes Fox1999Album
Museum Of Towing & RecoveryOtomo Yoshihide / Steve Beresford1998Album
Two To TangleNigel Coombes & Steve Beresford1997Album
Cue SheetsSteve Beresford1996Album
Fish Of The WeekSteve Beresford1996Album
Short In The U.K.Steve Beresford • Dennis Palmer • Bob Stagner • Roger Turner1996Album
Signals For TeaSteve Beresford1995Album
PentimentoSteve Beresford1989Album
L'Extraordinaire Jardin De Charles TrenetSteve Beresford1988Album
Avril BriséSteve Beresford1987Album
Thingummy,Collective Drawings/MusicSteve Beresford, Dadi Guobjornnson, Eggert Pétursson, Finnbogi Pétursson, Ingólfur Örn Arnarsson, Kristinn Hardoarson, Pétur Magnússon, Solveig Adalsteinsdottir, Tumi Magnusson1987Single
Directly To PyjamasSteve Beresford / Han Bennink1987Album
Dancing The LineSteve Beresford & Anne Marie Beretta1986Album
PentimentoSteve Beresford1986Single
Deadly WeaponsSteve Beresford / David Toop / John Zorn / Tonie Marshall1986Album
Double IndemnitySteve Beresford / Tristan Honsinger1981Album
Imitation Of LifeTristan Honsinger / Steve Beresford / Toshinori Kondo / David Toop1981Album
Whirled MusicMax Eastley / Steve Beresford / Paul Burwell / David Toop1980Album
The Bath Of SurpriseSteve Beresford1980Album
White String's AttachedSteve Beresford And Nigel Coombes1980Album
TeatimeGarry Todd / Dave Solomon / John Russell / Nigel Coombes / Steve Beresford1975Album
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