Oral history of jazz in Britain
Cooper, Lindsay (2 of 3). Oral history of Jazz in Britain
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Women jazz musicians, Improvisation (Music)
Lindsay Cooper's flat, central London, UK
Cooper, Lindsay, 1951- (speaker, female)
Wilmer, Val, 1941- (speaker, female)
Clark, Christopher, 1952-
Improvised music. FIG, Alex von Schlippenbach Total Music Meeting, Berlin. Many women present. Schlippenbach objected to women improvisers. Sally Potter and Irene Schweitzer. Gigs 1977-8 including Paris 1977 billed with Art Ensemble of Chicago. FIG's last gig, ICA 1982. Spirit continues in Contradictions, with Irene Schweitzer, Joelle Lâeandre and Canaille (first gig in Zurich, 1986). European audiences.