Combining images and text this section explores some of the instruments played by Derek Bailey during his career as a guitarist.
Gibson ES 175
This instrument has a long history and has been featured on many Incus releases as well as numerous other record labels worldwide. The text is by the British Free improvising guitarist and former pupil John Russell.
Epiphone Emperor Regent
Purchased in 2001 the rhinestone encrusted initials LR. is the only clue to previous ownership which remains a mystery. Fortunately this vintage acoustic guitar can be heard on two releases on the renowned Tzadik label.