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Geoff Leigh

Geoff Leigh
Country
England
Profile
Geoff Leigh is an English woodwind player and composer, perhaps best known as a member of Henry Cow, but he has worked in a wide variety of styles and contexts.
Website
http://www.myspace.com/geoffleigh
Related articles (7)
Releases on file (21)
The Artaud Beats — Logos The Artaud Beats — Logos
(Bonobo's Ark BAR004, 2015, CD)
Sleepyard — Black Sails Sleepyard — Black Sails
(Global Recording Artists GRA 13442, 2014, CD)
Robert Jürjendal — Rõõmu Allikas / Source of Joy Robert Jürjendal — Rõõmu Allikas / Source of Joy
(Unsung UR020CD, 2013, CD)
Colin Edwin / Jon Durant (Burnt Belief) — Burnt Belief Colin Edwin / Jon Durant (Burnt Belief) — Burnt Belief
(Alchemy Records (US) ALCD 1027, 2012, CD)
Ex-Wise Heads — Schemata Ex-Wise Heads — Schemata
(Hard World HWCD009, 2011, CD)
The Artaud Beats — Live at Avantgarde Festival The Artaud Beats — Live at Avantgarde Festival
((Not on label) no#, 2009, CD)
Geoff Leigh / Yumi Hara — Upstream Geoff Leigh / Yumi Hara — Upstream
(Moonjune MJR027, 2009, CD)
Ex-Wise Heads — Liquid Assets Ex-Wise Heads — Liquid Assets
(Hard World HWCD005, 2008, CD)
Ex-Wise Heads — Celestial Disclosure Ex-Wise Heads — Celestial Disclosure
(Tonefloat tf90, 2007/2010, CD)
Ex-Wise Heads — Holding up the Sky Ex-Wise Heads — Holding up the Sky
(Hard World HWCD003, 2006, CD)
Ex-Wise Heads — Time and Emotion Study Ex-Wise Heads — Time and Emotion Study
(Hard World HWCD001, 2003, CD)
Robert Wyatt — Flotsam Jetsam Robert Wyatt — Flotsam Jetsam
(Rough Trade R3112, 1994, CD)
Henry Cow — A Cow Cabinet of Curiosities Henry Cow — A Cow Cabinet of Curiosities
(ReR Megacorp HC1000, 1978/2009, CD)
Henry Cow — The Road: Volumes 6-10 Henry Cow — The Road: Volumes 6-10
(ReR Megacorp HC 41, 1978/2008, 4CD+DVD)
Henry Cow — The Studio: Volumes 1-5 Henry Cow — The Studio: Volumes 1-5
(ReR Megacorp ReR HC 42, 1978/2008, 5CD)
Henry Cow — Concerts Henry Cow — Concerts
(ReR Megacorp HC 5 & 6, 1976/2006, 2CD)
Slapp Happy / Henry Cow — Desperate Straights Slapp Happy / Henry Cow — Desperate Straights
(ReR Megacorp HCSH1, 1975/2004, CD)
Henry Cow — In Praise of Learning Henry Cow — In Praise of Learning
(ReR Megacorp ReR HC3, 1975/2000, CD)
Slapp Happy — Slapp Happy Slapp Happy — Slapp Happy
(Strange Days WAS-1020, 1974/2005, CD)
Hatfield and the North — Hatfield and the North Hatfield and the North — Hatfield and the North
(Virgin V 2008, 1973, LP)
Henry Cow — Legend Henry Cow — Legend
(ReR Megacorp HC1, 1973/2000, CD)

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