The Art of Terry Day is a feature film and live cinema performance that evaluates the work of groundbreaking musician and artist Terry Day, bringing together some of the founding members of the UK free improvised music scene like Steve Beresford, Evan Parker, David Toop, Charlie Hart, George Khan and Mike Figgis. The film reflects on their lasting influence and uncovers previously unknown aspects of
Terry Day´s artistic output.
It still in production and started in 2014.
TERRY DAY is an improviser, multi-instrumentalist, lyricist, songwriter, visual artist and poet: a first generation pioneer improviser from the 1960s. He formed a duo with Derek Bailey in the late ‘60s and was a regular member of The Continuous Music Ensemble, People Band and, later on, the group Alterations with David Toop, Steve Beresford & Pete Cusack. Since then he has collaborated with many musical luminaries, groups, dancers, painters and poets and has also performed in theatre.http://www.terryday.co.uk/
Directed by Blanca Regina
Executive Producers: Steve Beresford and Blanca Regina
Editors: Blanca Regina and Pierre Bouvier Patron
Camera: Elisa Fonta
Sound Design (mixes): Matthias Kispert
Sound Design (editor): Syd Kemp
Assistant: Mikel Iriarte
The soundtrack includes music by Terry Day, London Improvisers Orchestra, Alterations and other artists…