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Guitarist George Burt started his playing career as a folk musician (and can still do a mean ceilidh when the occasion demands!), but is now firmly estabished as a superb free improviser, possibly the true heir to the mantle of Derek Bailey. He has worked with saxophonist Phil Bancroft and pianist Bill Wells in the power-trio 'Bill George & Tom's Suburban Adventure', but his main platform is the band he co-leads with Raymond Macdonald, which has produced a series of critically acclaimed CDs with such legendary collaborators as Lol Coxhill and Keith Tippett. He is also, with Macdonald, one of the founder memers of the Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra.

Photo: Ken Drew

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