Walter Thompson's
Economy Big Band
Greenwich House
October 11 1985

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Walter Thompson has developed a conducting method known as Soundpainting, (You can read about it at, which lies somewhere between the work of folks like Butch Morris and Anthjony Braxton, and the way Frank Zappa used to "conduct" his groups.

Unfortunately, all that survives of this recording is the tape. I don't have a line-up or setlist. ....suffice to say this will appeal to fans of Willem Breuker, and Carla Bley.
Sample below