Tony Oxley

Tony Oxley

Infobox Musical artist
Name = Tony Oxley



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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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Instrument = drums
percussion
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Genre = Avant-garde jazz
Free jazz
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Associated_acts = Joseph Holbrooke Trio
Derek Bailey
Cecil Taylor
John Surman
Tomasz Stańko
Bill Dixon
Alan Skidmore
Kenny Wheeler
Vangelis
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Tony Oxley (born 15 June 1938) is a British free jazz drummer and one of the founders of Incus Records.

Biography

Tony Oxley was born in Sheffield, England, United Kingdom on 15 June 1938.cite book| last =Car| first =Ian| authorlink = Ian Carr| coauthors =Digby Fairweather; Brian Priestley| year =2004| title =The Rough Guide to Jazz, 3rd Edition| pages= 601] Oxley, a self-taught pianist by age eight, first began playing the drums at age seventeen. While in the Black Watch military band from 1957 to 1960 he studied music theory and improved upon his drumming technique. From 1960 to 1964 he led his own quartet which performed locally in England, and in 1963 he began working with Gavin Bryars and guitarist Derek Bailey in a trio known as Joseph Holbrooke. [cite book| last =Cox| first =Christop, et al| year =2004| title =Audio Culture: Readings in Modern Music| pages= 257] Oxley moved to London in 1966 and became house drummer at Ronnie Scott's, where he accompanied visiting musicians as Joe Henderson, Lee Konitz, Charlie Mariano, Stan Getz, Sonny Rollins and Bill Evans until the early 1970s. He was also a member of various groups led by musicians such as Gordon Beck, Alan Skidmore and Mike Pyne.

In 1969 Oxley appeared on the recording of the later released John McLaughlin album "Extrapolation" and also formed his own quintet consisting of Derek Bailey, Jeff Clyne, Evan Parker and Kenny Wheeler, releasing the album "Baptized Traveller". Following this album the group was joined by Paul Rutherford on trombone and became a sextet, releasing the 1970 album "4 Compositions for Sextet". That same year Oxley helped found Incus Records along with Derek Bailey and others and also the Musicians Cooperative. He also received a three month "artist-in-residence" at the Sydney Conservatorium in Australia in 1970. [cite article| last =Brennan| first =Gerald E.| year =| title =Tony Oxley Biography| url= http://www.musicianguide.com/biographies/1608002906/Tony-Oxley.html] Around this time he joined the London Jazz Composers Orchestra and also got involved with collaborations with Howard Riley. In 1973 he became an instructor in jazz at the Barry Summer School located in Wales, and in 1974 he formed another group of his own known as Angular Apron. Through the 1980s he worked with various musicians, including Tony Coe and Didier Levallet, also forming his own Celebration Orchestra during the latter half of that decade. Oxley also did extensive touring with Anthony Braxton in 1989, and also began a long lasting working relationship with Cecil Taylor during this period.

Discography

As leader

*cite book| last =Oxley| first =Tony| authorlink =| coauthors =| year =1969| title =The Baptised Traveller| publisher =Columbia Records| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:wcfpxqlgld0e
*cite book| last =Oxley| first =Tony| authorlink =| coauthors =| year =1969| title =Ichnos| publisher =RCA| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:3cfqxqlgld0e
*cite book| last =Oxley| first =Tony| authorlink =| coauthors =| year =1970| title =4 Compositions for Sextet| publisher =Columbia Records| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:acfoxqqgldke
*cite book| last =Oxley| first =Tony| authorlink =| coauthors =| year =1977| title =February Papers| publisher =Incus Records| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:wcfoxqqgldke
*cite book| last =Oxley| first =Tony| authorlink =| coauthors =| year =1985| title =Live in Berlin| publisher =| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:3xfpxqrgld6e
*cite book| last =Oxley| first =Tony| authorlink =| coauthors =| year =1985| title =Tomorrow Is Here| publisher =Dossier| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:3cfpxqqgld0e
*cite book| last =The Tony Oxley Quartet| first =| authorlink =| coauthors =| year =1992| title =Tony Oxley Quartet| publisher =Incus| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:hnfoxqlkldse
*cite book| last =Oxley| first =Tony| authorlink =| coauthors =| year =1994| title =Enchanted Messenger: Live from Berlin Jazz Festival| publisher =Soul Note| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:gjfwxquhldke
*cite book| last =Tony Oxley Project 1| first =| authorlink =| coauthors =| year =2001| title =Triangular Screen| publisher =Sofa| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:acfuxqe0ld0e
*cite book| last =Oxley| first =Tony| authorlink =| coauthors =| year =2007| title =The Advocate| publisher =Tzadik Records| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:fxfqxqyrld0e

As collaborator

*cite book| last =Fame| first =Georgie| authorlink =Georgie Fame| coauthors =| year =1967| title =Two Faces of Fame| publisher =Columbia Records| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:hzfixqy5ldhe
*cite book| last =Beck| first =Gordon| authorlink =Gordon Beck| coauthors =| year =1968| title =Experiments with Pops| publisher =Major Minor Records| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:gzftxq80ld6e
*cite book| last =Beck| first =Gordon| authorlink =Gordon Beck| coauthors =| year =1968| title =Gyroscope| publisher =Morgan Records| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:wxftxqujldte
*cite book| last =McLaughlin| first =John| authorlink =John McLaughlin| coauthors =| year =1969| title =Extrapolation| publisher =Polydor Records| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:fxfexqwgldae
*cite book| last =Bowie| first =Lester| authorlink =Lester Bowie| coauthors =| year =1969| title =Gittin' to Know You| publisher =MPS| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:jcfixqlgld0e
*cite book| last =Surman| first =John| authorlink =John Surman| coauthors =| year =1969| title =How Many Clouds Can You See?| publisher =Deram Records| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:dcfexqqgldse
*cite book| last =Harris| first =Don Sugarcane| authorlink =| coauthors =| year =1970| title =Keep On Driving| publisher =Musidisc| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:0zftxq85ldte
*cite book| last =Vangelis| first =| authorlink =Vangelis| coauthors =| year =1971| title =Dragon| publisher =Charly Records| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:aifyxqugldfe
*cite book| last =Riley| first =Howard| authorlink =Howard Riley| coauthors =| year =1971| title =Flight| publisher =Turtle Records| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:0xfexq8jld0e
*cite book| last =Gibbs| first =Michael| authorlink =Michael Gibbs| coauthors =| year =1971| title = Michael Gibbs/Tanglewood '63| publisher =Dutton Vocalion| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:avfoxqegldje
*cite book| last =Guy| first =Barry| authorlink =Barry Guy| coauthors =London Jazz Composers Orchestra| year =1972| title =Ode| publisher =Incus Records| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:gcfqxqlgld0e
*cite book| last =Wheeler| first =Kenny| authorlink =Kenny Wheeler| coauthors =| year =1973| title =Song for Someone| publisher =PSI Records| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:dcfixqqgldde
*cite book| last =Oxley| first =Tony| authorlink =| coauthors =Alan Davie| year =1975| title =The Tony Oxley Alan Davie Duo| publisher =a/l/l| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:fzfoxqlaldke
*cite book| last =Vangelis| first =| authorlink =Vangelis| coauthors =| year =1978| title =Hypothesis| publisher =Affinity| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:fifuxqugldfe
*cite book| last =Coe, Oxley & Co.| first =| authorlink =| coauthors =| year =1983| title =Nutty| publisher =hatHUT| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:3nfwxqehldje
*cite book| last =Peter Brötzmann Clarinet Project| first =| authorlink =Peter Brötzmann| coauthors =| year =1984| title =Berlin Djungle| publisher =Unheard Music Series/Atavistic| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:hvfexqrgldse
*cite book| last =Oxley| first =Tony| authorlink =| coauthors =Norma Winstone; Kenny Wheeler; John Taylor; Paolo Fresu; Paolo Damiani| year =1984| title =Live at Roccella Jonica| publisher =Splasc(h)| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:azftxqe0ldhe
*cite book| last =Rava| first =Enrico| authorlink =Enrico Rava| coauthors =| year =1984| title =String Band| publisher =Soul Note| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:avfyxq85ldte
*cite book| last =Guy| first =Barry| authorlink =Barry Guy| coauthors =London Jazz Composers Orchestra| year =1987| title =Zurich Concerts| publisher =Intakt| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:a9foxqrjldte
*cite book| last =Mancinelli| first =Augusto| authorlink =| coauthors =| year =1988| title =Extreme| publisher =Splasc(h)| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:0vfyxqtgldde
*cite book| last =Taylor| first =Cecil| authorlink =Cecil Taylor| coauthors =Oxley, Tony| year =1988| title =Leaf Palm Hand| publisher =FMP| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:0vfqxqygld0e
*cite book| last =Cecil Taylor| first =and Corona| authorlink =Cecil Taylor| coauthors =| year =1989| title = Looking (Berlin Version) Corona| publisher =FMP| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:gvfwxqwgldde
*cite book| last =Braxton| first =Anthony| authorlink =Anthony Braxton| coauthors =| year =1989| title =Seven Compositions (Trio)| publisher =hatART| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&token=&sql=10:f9fpxq8hldfe
*cite book| last =Battaglia| first =Stefano| authorlink =Stefano Battaglia| coauthors =Oxley, Tony| year = 1990| title =Explore| publisher =Splasc(h)| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:gvfwxqrgldae
*cite book| last =Cecil Taylor Workshop Ensemble| first =| authorlink =Cecil Taylor| coauthors =| year =1990| title =Melancholy| publisher =FMP| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:gxftxqrkldte
*cite book| last =Surman| first =John| authorlink =John Surman| coauthors =Tony Oxley; Paul Bley; Gary Peacock| year =1991| title =Adventure Playground| publisher =Polygram Records| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:dvfixqwgldse
*cite book| last =Bley| first =Paul| authorlink =Paul Bley| coauthors =| year =1991| title =In the Evenings Our There| publisher =ECM| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:09fixq8hldde
*cite book| last =The Feel Trio| first =| authorlink =| coauthors =| year =1991| title = Looking [Berlin Version] | publisher =FMP| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:hxfexqugldse
*cite book| last =Stańko| first =Tomasz| authorlink =Tomasz Stańko| coauthors =| year =1993| title = Bosonossa and Other Ballads| publisher =Gowi| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:dzfqxqe0ldhe
*cite book| last =The Feel Trio| first =| authorlink =| coauthors =| year =1993| title =Celebrated Blazons| publisher =FMP| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:0ifexq90ldte
*cite book| last =Battaglia| first =Stefano| authorlink =| coauthors =| year =1993| title =Sulphur| publisher =Splasc(h)| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:0zfwxqw0ldde
*cite book| last =Stańko| first =Tomasz| authorlink =Tomasz Stańko| coauthors =| year =1994| title = Matka Joanna| publisher =ECM| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:apftxqyhldae
*cite book| last =Lindsay Cooper/Trio Trabant a Roma| first =| authorlink =Lindsay Cooper| coauthors =| year =1994| title =State of Volgograd| publisher =FMP| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:fcfpxqu0ldte
*cite book| last =Dixon| first =Bill| authorlink =Bill Dixon| coauthors =| year =1994| title =Vade Mecum| publisher =Soul Note| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:kifixqthldje
*cite book| last =Dixon| first =Bill| authorlink =Bill Dixon| coauthors =| year =1996| title =Vade Mecum II| publisher =Soul Note| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:anfoxqthld6e
*cite book| last =Paul Rutherford & Iskra 1912| first =| authorlink =Paul Rutherford| coauthors =| year =1997| title = Sequences 72 & 73| publisher =Emanem| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:fnfyxqejldae
*cite book| last =Oxley| first =Tony| authorlink =| coauthors =Derek Bailey| year =1997| title =Soho Suites| publisher =Incus Records| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:hnfpxqlkldde
*cite book| last =Bley| first =Paul| authorlink =Paul Bley| coauthors =Tony Oxley; Furio Di Castri| year =1998| title =Chaos| publisher =Soul Note| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:kbfyxqujldke
*cite book| last =Alex| first =Schlippenbach| authorlink =| coauthors =| year =1998| title =Digger's Harvest| publisher =FMP| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:fxftxqrkldte
*cite book| last =Jost| first =Ekkehard| authorlink =| coauthors =| year =1998| title =Some Other Tapes| publisher =Fish Records| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:fvfuxqr0ldhe
*cite book| last =Joseph Holbrooke Trio| first =| authorlink =Joseph Holbrooke| coauthors =| year =1999| title = '65 (Rehearsal Extract)| publisher =Incus Records| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:3nfqxqlkldde
*cite book| last =Dixon| first =Bill| authorlink =Bill Dixon| coauthors =| year =2000| title = Berlin Abbozzi| publisher =FMP| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:fzfrxqq0ldse
*cite book| last =Joseph Holbrooke Trio| first =| authorlink =Joseph Holbrooke| coauthors =| year =2000| title =Joseph Holbrooke '98| publisher =Incus Records| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:kvfrxq90ldke
*cite book| last =Stańko| first =Tomasz| authorlink =Tomasz Stańko| coauthors =| year =2000| title = Leosia| publisher =ECM| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:0nftxq9kld0e
*cite book| last =Dixon| first =Bill| authorlink =Bill Dixon| coauthors =| year =2000| title =Papyrus, Vol. 1| publisher =Soul Note| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:kvftxq9kldhe
*cite book| last =Dixon| first =Bill| authorlink =Bill Dixon| coauthors =| year =2000| title =Papyrus, Vol. 2| publisher =Soul Note| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:kvftxq9kldhe
*cite book| last =Riley| first =Howard| authorlink =| coauthors =| year =2000| title =Synopsis| publisher =Emanem| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:axfexq8jld0e
*cite book| last =Riley| first =Howard| authorlink =| coauthors =| year =2001| title =Overground| publisher =Emanem| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:fxfyxqu0ldje
*cite book| last =Taylor| first =Cecil| authorlink =Cecil Taylor| coauthors =Bill Dixon; Tony Oxley| year =2002| title = Cecil Taylor/Bill Dixon/Tony Oxley| publisher =Victo| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:fifpxqtaldse
*cite book| last =Gratkowski| first =Frank| authorlink =| coauthors =Fred Van Hove; Tony Oxley| year =2002| title = GratHovOx| publisher =Nuscope| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:fjfixqr0ld6e
*cite book| last =Stenson| first =Bobo| authorlink =Bobo Stenson| coauthors =| year =2002| title = Rarum, Vol. 8: Selected Recordings| publisher =ECM| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:gnfyxq80ldae
*cite book| last =Surman| first =John| authorlink =John Surman| coauthors =| year =2004| title =Rarum, Vol. 13: Selected Recordings| publisher =ECM| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:dbfqxqualdfe
*cite book| last =Stańko| first =Tomasz| authorlink =Tomasz Stańko| coauthors =| year =| title =Rarum, Vol. 17: Selected Recordings| publisher =ECM| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:0bfwxqualdde
*cite book| last =Alan Skidmore Quintet| first =| authorlink =Alan Skidmore| coauthors =| year =2005| title =Once Upon a Time| publisher =Dutton Vocalion| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:wiftxqtdldde
*cite book| last =Evans| first =Bill| authorlink =| coauthors =| year =2006| title = Complete February 1972 Paris ORTF Performance| publisher =Gambit| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:k9fpxqudldhe
*cite book| last =Surman| first =John| authorlink =John Surman| coauthors =Tony Oxley; Alan Skidmore; Kenny Wheeler| year =2006| title =Jazz in Britain 68-69| publisher =| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:gxfwxqldldde
*cite book| last =Joseph Holbrooke Trio| first =| authorlink =Joseph Holbrooke| coauthors =| year =2006| title =The Moat Recordings| publisher =Tzadik Records| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:09foxq8dldde
*cite book| last =Scott| first =Ronnie| authorlink =Ronnie Scott| coauthors =| year =2007| title = Live at Ronnie Scott's| publisher =BMG| url =http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:wpfrxze5ldde

Notes

References

*cite book| last =Carr| first =Ian| authorlink =Ian Carr| coauthors =Digby Fairweather; Brian Priestley| title =The Rough Guide to Jazz, 3rd Edition| publisher =Rough Guides| year =2004| location =London| pages =| url =http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/59279592&referer=brief_results| doi =| id = | isbn = 1843532565
*cite book| last =Cox| first =Christof| authorlink =| coauthors =Warner, Daniel| title =Audio Culture: Readings in Modern Music| publisher =Continuum| year =2004| location =New York| pages =| url =http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/55008292&referer=brief_results| doi =| id = | isbn = 0826416144


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