Universal Congress Of

Universal Congress Of

Led by Saccharine Trust axewielder Joe Baiza, Universal Congress Of began as the title for Baiza's 1987 solo record, later becoming the name of his fine, funky backing band. On his debut solo LP, he was still playing semi-improvised, avant-garde jazz-rock similar to what he had been exploring in Saccharine Trust, but Baiza/UCO's later work was more structured and song-oriented. With Baiza on guitar and Steve Moss on sax, along with excellent bass/drum combinations like Bob Fitzer and Paul Lines or Steve Gaeta and A. P. Gonzalez, UCO played rockish jazz/jazzish rock not unlike that of James Blood Ulmer and Ornette Coleman. Their earlier work on SST had a bit more of a punk edge, while the later albums on Enemy were more solidly jazz.


Universal Congress Of Discography Tracks


SST 109 The Universal Congress Of* Joe Baiza & The Universal Congress Of(LP, Album) SST Records SST 109 US 1987 Sell This Version
Universal Congress Of This Is Mecolodics (Album) SST Records US 1988 Sell This Version
Universal Congress Of Prosperous And Qualified (Album) SST Records US 1988 Sell This Version
Universal Congress Of The Sad And Tragic Demise Of Big Fine Hot Salty Black Wind (Album) Enemy Records Germany 1990 Sell This Version
Universal Congress Of The Eleventh-Hour Shine-On (Album) Enemy Records US 1992 Sell This Version
HAZ 010 Universal Congress Of Sparkling Fresh(CD, Album) Hazelwood Records HAZ 010 Germany 1997 Sell This Version

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