1970

December

[27] London, Roundhouse [guest with Soft Robert, a.k.a. Symbiosis]

1971

January

[mid] Pip Pyle leaves Delivery and joins Chicken Shack, who now consist of Stan Webb (vocals & guitar), Brian Chapman (organ), John Glascock (bass) and Pip. The band rehearses four times before their first gig, which is received "tremendously". The repertoire consists of such numbers as "Tell Your Future", "Crying Won't Help Me Now" (B.B. King), "Shakin' All Over", "Whole Lotta Shakin'" and "High School Confidential".
[29] Beckenham, Mistrale Club [Chicken Shack] (debut)

February

[06] Norwood, Technical College [Chicken Shack]
[10] Bournemouth College [Chicken Shack]
[12] London, Queen Mary's College [Chicken Shack]
[13] Epping, Wake Arms [Chicken Shack]
[16] London, Marquee Club [Chicken Shack]
[19] Belfast, Royal Academical Institution [Chicken Shack]
[20] Watford, Hydrospace Club [Chicken Shack]
[26] Liverpool, University [Chicken Shack]
[27] London, Borough Polytechnic [Chicken Shack]

March

[early] It is announced that Pip Pyle and Brian Chapman have left Chicken Shack, Pyle having been replaced the previous week by Paul Hancox.
Pip Pyle briefly joins Khan, the band led by guitarist Steve Hillage, but leaves after a few rehearsals when, after contributing to Daevid Allen's solo album, he is asked by Allen to become Gong's new drummer. Around the same time, there is talk of him joining Kevin Ayers & The Whole World.

April

Pip Pyle joins Gong and moves to France.

December

Pip Pyle leaves Gong and returns to England.

1972

January

Pip Pyle joins singer Paul Jones' new group, which also includes George Khan (saxophone), Graham Preskett (violin), Gary Boyle (guitar), Dave MacRae (keyboards) and Roy Babbington (bass)
[25] London, Marquee Club [Paul Jones Band] [support: Gonzales]

February

[27] London, City University (Benefit for RSPCA) [Paul Jones Band; also: Atomic Rooster, Quiver, Jackson Heights]

March

[21] London, Marquee Club [Paul Jones Band; also: Good Habit, Mason Alley]

April

[14] London, Music Workshop [Paul Jones Band]

May

[10] London, Ronnie Scott's (rehearsal) [Paul Jones Band]
The Paul Jones Group begin work on an album for Vertigo Records for a planned autumn release. In the meantime, Joy Askew has reinforced the line-up on piano and vocals.

June

More recording sessions at London's Morgan Studios [Paul Jones Band]
[15] London, South Bank Polytechnic [Paul Jones Band]
[20] Oxford, Queen's College [Paul Jones Band]
[21] Fulham [London], Greyhound [Paul Jones Band]

July

A new version of Delivery makes its official live debut on July 21st at the Tower Of London. The band consists of Phil Miller, Steve Miller, Richard Sinclair and Pip Pyle. (Please refer to the Hatfield, National Health and In Cahoots chronologies for details of Pip's work as a member of these bands)

1981

April

[15] Cardiff [Soft Heap]

June

[08] London, 100 Club (Tribute to Alan Gowen)

October

[30] Loos-en-Gohelle [nr Lille] [supporting Agence Tass, also: The Work, Geoff Leigh...] [Soft Heap]

November

[01] Reims [Soft Heap]
[02] Strasbourg, ACFT [Soft Heap]

1982

March

[04] Douai (France) [Soft Heap]
[05-07] Bresse-sur-Grosne (France), A L'Ouest De La Grosne [Soft Heap]
[08-09] Lyon (France) [Soft Heap]
[10] Nancy (France) [Soft Heap]

December

[02] St.Brieuc (France) [Soft Heap]
[03] Trégunc (France) [Soft Heap]
[04] Zuydcoote (France) [Soft Heap]
[05] Lillers (France), Scandinavy Express [Soft Heap]
[06-07] Lille (France) [Soft Heap]
[08] Patay [nr Orléans] (France) [Soft Heap]
[09-10] Paris (France), Dunois [Soft Heap]
[14] London, Bull & Gate [Phil Miller Quartet]
[15] London, Merlin's Cave [Soft Heap]

1983

January

[25] London, Bull & Gate [In Cahoots]

February

[16] London, Merlin's Cave [Soft Heap]
[23] London, Merlin's Cave [In Cahoots]
[24] London, Cricketeers [In Cahoots]

March

[02] London, Merlin's Cave [EDQ feat. Harry Beckett, Pip Pyle, Nick Evans?, Marcio Mattos?]
[22] London, Bull & Gate [In Cahoots]
[30] London, Merlin's Cave [EDQ feat. Harry Beckett, Pip Pyle, Mark Hewins]

April

[01] London, Bull & Gate [In Cahoots]

May

[01] Bresse-sur-Grosne (France), A L'Ouest De La Grosne [Soft Heap]
[03] Dijon (France) [Soft Heap]
[04] Geneva (Switzerland) [Soft Heap]
[06] Annecy (France) [Soft Heap]
[07] Béziers (France), Le Croque-Note [Soft Heap]
[10] Ghent (Belgium) [Soft Heap]
[11] Metz (France) [Soft Heap]
[26] Liverpool (France) [Soft Heap]
[27] London, Tom Hall's Tavern [Soft Heap]
[31] London, BBC Maida Vale 5 Studio (Jazz In Britain) (broadcast Jul 19) [Soft Heap]
[31] Fulham, King's Head [Soft Heap]

June

[01] London, Merlin's Cave [Soft Heap]
[03] London, Empress [EDQ feat. Pip Pyle]
[07] London (rehearsal) [In Cahoots]
[08] London, Bull & Gate [In Cahoots]
[15] London, Bull & Gate [In Cahoots]
[20] London, Cricketeers [In Cahoots]
[24] London, unknown venue [EDQ]
[29] London, Merlin's Cave [EDQ with Pip Pyle, Marcio Mattos & Harry Beckett]

July

[07] London, Bull & Gate [In Cahoots]
[18] London, Cricketeers [In Cahoots]
[20] London, Merlin's Cave [In Cahoots]
[21] London, Bull & Gate [In Cahoots]

August

[03] London, Bull & Gate [In Cahoots]
[17] London, Bull & Gate [In Cahoots]
[23] London, Bull & Gate [In Cahoots]
[26-29] London (rehearsals) [National Health]
[30-31] Edinburgh, Queen's Hall (Edinburgh Festival) [guest with National Health]

September

[14] London, Merlin's Cave [EDQ with Harry Beckett, Paul Rogers & Pip Pyle]
[15] London, Bull & Gate [In Cahoots]
[16] London, Empress [EDQ with Paul Rogers & Pip Pyle]
[22] London, Bull & Gate [In Cahoots]
Setlist: "Above & Below", "Second Sight", "Nowadays A Silhouette", "Eastern Region", unknown, "Calyx", "Your Root 2"
[28] London, Merlin's Cave [In Cahoots]

October

[13] London, Bull & Gate [In Cahoots]
[15] London (rehearsal) [In Cahoots]
[17] London, BBC Studios (Jazz Today) (broadcast Nov 14) [In Cahoots]
[20] London, Bull & Gate [In Cahoots]

November

[14] London, BBC Radio Studios [BBC3 'Jazz Today'] [In Cahoots]
[16] London, Bull & Gate (with Steve Cook on bass) [In Cahoots]

December

[08] London, Bull & Gate [In Cahoots]
[21] London, Merlin's Cave [In Cahoots]
[29] London, Bull & Gate [In Cahoots]

1984

January

[09] London, Bull & Gate [In Cahoots]
[25] London, Bull & Gate [In Cahoots]

February

[15] London, Bull & Gate [In Cahoots]

March

[07] Nottingham [In Cahoots]
[11] London, King's Head [In Cahoots]

April

[22-24] London (rehearsals) [In Cahoots]
[27-29] European tour [In Cahoots]

May

[02-13] European tour [In Cahoots]

June

The following Soft Heap tour was organised by Alain Eckert, who augmented the band on the occasion
[08-10] Lillers (France), Scandinavy Express (Musical Rencontr' 84) [Soft Heap + Alain Eckert]
[12] Lille (France), La Boîte à Musique [Soft Heap + Alain Eckert]
[13] Dijon (France) [Soft Heap + Alain Eckert] (cancelled?)
[14] Chaumont (France) [Soft Heap + Alain Eckert]
[15-16] Strasbourg (France), Ladybird [Soft Heap + Alain Eckert]

August

Pip Pyle joins Sophia Domancich and Ann Ballester (keyboards), and Bernard Weber (bass) in a new band venture, the In-Out Quartet
[30] Marseilly-sur-Seine (France) [rehearsals begin] [Ballester-Domancich-Weber-Pyle]

September

[15-23] Club Sangho (Tunisia) [Domancich-Lorenzini-Weber-Pyle]

October

[07] Canterbury, Christchurch College (Festival Fringe) [Biddulph-Hopper-Pyle, with guest L.Coxhill] [also: Caravan, Music Doctors, Moving Targets]

December

Pip Pyle forms Equip'Out (alternatively known as Equipe Out, or the Out Team), with Sophia Domancich (piano), Elton Dean (sax), Didier Malherbe (sax/flute), and Hugh Hopper (bass)
Typical setlist on this tour: "Humble Bebop" [D.Malherbe], "Janna" [E.Dean], "Hannello" [H.Hopper], "Véro" [H.Hopper], "Foetal Fandango" [P.Pyle], "Jocelyn" [S.Domancich], "Midnight Judo" [H.Hopper], "Porc-Epic" [S.Domancich], "Rêve De Singe" [S.Domancich]
[03-06] Paris [first Equip'Out rehearsals]
[07-09] Paris, Dunois [Equip'Out]
[10] Bresse-sur-Grosne (France), A L'Ouest de la Grosne [Equip'Out]
[11-12] Nice (France), MJC [Equip'Out]
[13] Marseille (France), Espace Julien [Equip'Out]
[14] Nîmes (France), Musique en Stock [Equip'Out]
[15] Clapiers (France), MJC [Equip'Out]
[18] Oloron-Ste.Marie [nr Pau] (France) [Equip'Out]
[19] Caussade [nr Montauban] (France) [Equip'Out]
[20] Angoulême (France), Festival [Equip'Out]

1985

January

[10] Le Havre (France) [Soft Heap]
[14-15] Marseilly-sur-Seine (France) (rehearsals) [Ballester-Domancich-Weber-Pyle]
[16] Marseilly-sur-Seine (France) [Ballester-Domancich-Weber-Pyle]
[17] Troyes (France) [Ballester-Domancich-Weber-Pyle] [guests: Elton Dean & Mimi Lorenzini]
[19] Butat (France) [Ballester-Domancich-Weber-Pyle]

March

In Cahoots European tour

April

[04] Bourges (France), Printemps de Bourges [Ballester-Domancich-Pyle-Weber]
[05-06] Bresse-sur-Grosne (France), A L'Ouest de la Grosne [Ballester-Domancich-Pyle-Weber]
[24] Paris (France), New Morning [Equip'Out]
[26] Fontenay-aux-Roses (France), Château de Boissières [Equip'Out]
Setlist: "Hannello" [H.Hopper], "Janna" [E.Dean], "Jocelyn" [S.Domancich], "Straight" [H.Hopper], "Foetal Fandango" [P.Pyle], "Rêve De Singe" [S.Domancich], "Charlie" [S.Domancich], "Midnight Judo" [H.Hopper], "Porc-Epic" [S.Domancich]

May

[01] Capdenac (France) [Lorenzini-Weber-Pyle] ??
[02] Toulouse (France), La Rigole [Lorenzini-Weber-Pyle] ??
[03-04] Toulouse (France) , La Rigole [Equip'Out]
[07-08] Bordeaux (France), La Carabosse [Equip'Out]
[10-11] Castres (France), New Morning [Equip'Out]
[12-13] Patrice Meyer trio rehearsals (Meyer/Pyle + P.Morgenthaler or B.Weber)
[14] Mulhouse (France) [P.Meyer trio]
[15] Besançon (France) [P.Meyer trio]
[16] Nancy (France) [P.Meyer trio]
[17] St.Avold [nr Metz] (France) [P.Meyer trio]

June

[21] Lille (France) [P.Meyer trio]
[22] Cambrai (France) [P.Meyer trio]
[27] Metz (France) [P.Meyer trio]
[28] Luxembourg (Luxembourg) [P.Meyer trio]
[29] Nancy (France) [P.Meyer trio]

July

[09-10] Paris (France), Music-Halles [Meyer-Pyle-Weber]

August

[06] L'Ile d'Orient (France) [Meyer-Morgenthaler-Pyle]
[12] Argentat (France), Le Barbare [Meyer-Morgenthaler-Pyle]
[13] Allas, Le Wow-Club (France) [Meyer-Morgenthaler-Pyle]
[14] Périgueux (France) [Meyer-Morgenthaler-Pyle]
[15] La Bachellerie (France) [Meyer-Morgenthaler-Pyle]
[16] Marcillac-les-Groseilles (France) [Meyer-Morgenthaler-Pyle]
[17] Bergerac (France) [Meyer-Morgenthaler-Pyle]
[19] Trégnac (?) [nr Figeac] (France) [Meyer-Morgenthaler-Pyle]
[20] Marminiac (France) [Meyer-Morgenthaler-Pyle]
[21] Figeac (France) [Meyer-Morgenthaler-Pyle]
[22] Saint-Sère (?) (France) [Meyer-Morgenthaler-Pyle]
[24] Châteaudouble [nr Draguignan] (France) [Meyer-Morgenthaler-Pyle]
[26] Pezenas (France) [Meyer-Morgenthaler-Pyle]
[27] Cliousclat (France) [Meyer-Morgenthaler-Pyle]
[29] Ferney-Voltaire (France) [Meyer-Morgenthaler-Pyle]
[30-31] Lausanne (Switzerland) [Meyer-Morgenthaler-Pyle]

September

Club Sangho (Tunisia) [Pyle-Domancich...]

October

[01-07] In Cahoots European tour [In Cahoots]
[09] Lille (France) [John Greaves Band, guest Pip Pyle]
Equip'Out tour France; typical setlist on this tour: "Foetal Fandango" [P.Pyle], "Hannello" [H.Hopper], "Charlie" [S.Domancich], "Lullaby Letterbomb" [H.Hopper], "Janna" [E.Dean], "Blott On The Landscape" [S.Domancich], "Midnight Judo" [H.Hopper], "Porc-Epic" [S.Domancich]
[11-12] Paris (France), Dunois [Equip'Out]
[14] Marmignac (France), L'Anecdote Bar [Equip'Out]
[15] Orléans (France) (?) [Equip'Out]
[16] Besançon (France) [Equip'Out]
[17] Orléans (France) (?) [Equip'Out]
[18-19] Capdenac (France) [Equip'Out]
[21] Toulouse (France), Espace Bonnefoix [Equip'Out]
[22-24] Montpellier (France), Sax'Aphone [Equip'Out]
[25] Uzès (France) [Equip'Out]
[26] Bollène [nr Orange] (France) [Equip'Out]
[28-31] Montpellier (France), Village Studios (sessions for first Equip'Out album) [Equip'Out + Didier Malherbe]

November

[01-02] Montpellier (France), Sax'Aphone [Equip'Out]
[09] Cambridge, Spaceward Studios [beginning of sessions for "Cutting Both Ways"] [In Cahoots]
[11] London, BBC Studios [Radio 3 'Jazz Today'] [In Cahoots]
[--] London, Thames TV [In Cahoots]
[15] Cambridge, Spaceward Studios [end of sessions for "Cutting Both Ways"] [In Cahoots]
[22] Gennevilliers [nr Paris] (France) [Meyer-Morgenthaler-Pyle]

December

[07] Soisy [nr Montmorency] (France) [Meyer-Morgenthaler-Pyle]
[12] Poitiers (?) (France) [Meyer-Morgenthaler-Pyle]
[13] Le Mans (?) (France) [Meyer-Morgenthaler-Pyle]

1986

January

Hugh Hopper joins Patrice Meyer's group, now either a trio with Pip Pyle, or a quartet with Pyle and Patrick Morgenthaler (keyboards)
[17] Chalon-sur-Marne (France), MJC [P.Meyer Quartet]
[23] Studios PFL [nr Paris] (France) [sessions for P.Meyer "Dromadaire Viennois"]
[24] St.Germain-en-Laye (France), La Clef [P.Meyer Quartet]
[25] Sarrebourg (France), MJC [P.Meyer Quartet]
[26] Strasbourg (France), Chambre des Métiers [P.Meyer Quartet]
[29] Belfort (France), Café des Glacis [P.Meyer Quartet]
[31] Sarreguemines (France) [P.Meyer Quartet]

February

[01] Saverne (France) [P.Meyer Quartet]
[23] Paris (France), Centre Américain [Equip'Out]
[25] Bresse-sur-Grosne (France), A L'Ouest de la Grosne [P.Meyer Trio]
[26] Carcassonne (France), MJC [P.Meyer Trio]
[28] Castres (France) [P.Meyer Trio]

March

[01] Castres (France) [P.Meyer Trio]
[02] Tarbes (France) [P.Meyer Trio]
[04] Toulouse (France), Café des Alliés [P.Meyer Trio]
[05] Niort (France), Café de la Gare [P.Meyer Trio]
[06] Parthenay (France) [P.Meyer Trio]
[15] Club Sangho (Tunisia) [SD Trio with HH & PP]

April

[11-12] Strasbourg (France), L'Ange D'Or [Equip'Out]
[14] Besançon (France), Péniche [Equip'Out]
[15] Mulhouse (France) [Equip'Out]
[16] Belfort (France), Café des Glacis [Equip'Out]
[19] Ris-Orangis (France), Le Plan [P.Meyer Quartet]
[25-26] Orléans [M.Lorenzini]

May

In Cahoots European tour

June

[19] Lille (France) [P.Meyer Quartet]
[20] Cambrai (France), Médiathèque [P.Meyer Quartet]
[21] Quentin (France), Cave des Bières [P.Meyer Quartet]

July

In Cahoots British dates

August

[23] Draguignan (France) [S.Domancich/P.Pyle duo]
[29] Brattenau (sp?) (France), Lost Angels [S.Domancich/P.Pyle duo]
[30] Argentat (France), Le Barbare [S.Domancich/P.Pyle duo]

October

Equip'Out tour France; typical setlist: "Charly" [S.Domancich], "Blott On The Landscape" [S.Domancich], "Seven Sisters" [P.Pyle], "Wanglo-Saxon" [H.Hopper], "A.R. Rennes" [S.Domancich], "Foetal Fandango" [P.Pyle], "Rêve De Singe" [S.Domancich]
[14] Lille (France), Majt [Equip'Out]
[15] Compiègne (France) [Equip'Out]
[16] Bruxelles (Belgium), Travers [Equip'Out]
[17] Mulhouse (France) [Equip'Out]
[18] Uffheim (France), Caveau [Equip'Out]
[19] Strasbourg (France), Chambre des Métiers [Equip'Out]
[20-21] Clermont-Ferrand (France) (cancelled?) [Equip'Out]
[22] Grenoble (France) [Equip'Out]
[23] Aix-en-Provence (France) [Equip'Out]
[24] Bresse-sur-Grosne (France), A L'Ouest de la Grosne [Equip'Out]
[25] Angers (France) [P.Meyer Quartet feat. S.Domancich]
[26] Marseille (France) [Equip'Out]
[30] Poitiers (France) [P.Meyer Quartet feat. S.Domancich]

November

[02] London, Bass Clef [P.Meyer Trio]
[04] London, Black Horse [P.Meyer Trio]
[06] Hull, Piper Club [P.Meyer Trio]
[07] Maidstone [P.Meyer Trio]
[08] Colchester, St.Mary's [P.Meyer Trio]
[09] Brentwood, Monkeys [P.Meyer Trio]

December

[04-05] Paris (France), Dunois [Equip'Out]
[06] St.Flour (France), Florian [Equip'Out]
[09] Utrecht (Netherlands), Zeezicht [Equip'Out]
[10] Eindhoven (Netherlands), Café Berlage [Equip'Out]
[11] Alkmaar (Netherlands), Birdland [Equip'Out]
[12] Rotterdam (Netherlands), Café de B [Equip'Out]
[13] Soest (Germany) [Equip'Out]
[14] Venray (Netherlands) [Equip'Out] [last Equip'Out gig with Hugh Hopper]

1987

January

Pip Pyle is offered a residency at a Paris jazz club; he is given carte-blanche and performs with various musicians, including Mimi Lorenzini (guitar), Sophia Domancich (piano), Michel Saulnier (bass) and, on one occasion, Philippe Deschepper (guitar)
[09] Paris (France), Le Vieux Chène [P.Pyle carte-blanche]
[22-23] Paris (France), Le Vieux Chène [P.Pyle carte-blanche]
[29-30] Paris (France), Le Vieux Chène [P.Pyle carte-blanche]

February

[09] Paris (France), Le Vieux Chène [P.Pyle carte-blanche]
[19-20] Paris (France), Le Vieux Chène [P.Pyle carte-blanche]
[27] Paris (France), Le Vieux Chène [P.Pyle carte-blanche]

April

[17] London, Jazz Emporium [Coxhill-Hewins-Hopper-Pyle, aka Soft Heap]
Mimi Lorenzini (guitar) and Charles Calamel (double bass, from Sophia Domancich's Trio Davenport) join Equip'Out (at that time Elton Dean is seriously ill with hepatitis); the new line-up debuts on a UK tour
[19] London, Bass Clef [Equip'Out]
[21] London, Black Horse [Equip'Out]
[23] Colchester [Equip'Out]
[25] Canterbury, Horseshoes [Equip'Out] [guest: Hugh Hopper]
[26] Brentwood [Equip'Out]
Then other gigs in Southern England and Wales (details unknown)

May

Elton Dean, fit again, rejoins Equip'Out, and Lorenzini leaves
[31] Clermont-Ferrand (France) [Equip'Out]

June

[01] Clermont-Ferrand (France) [Equip'Out]
[02] Bordeaux (France) [Equip'Out]
[03] Nantes (France) [Equip'Out]
[05] Paris (France) [Equip'Out]
[19] Amiens (France) [Equip'Out]
[20-21] Maugny-lès-Compiègne (France), Festival Jazz-Oise [Equip'Out]
In Cahoots UK dates

July

Pip Pyle joins Faton Bloom (F.Cahen, D.Malherbe, R.Sarrazin, R.Raspail)
[07-09] Faton Bloom rehearsals
[11] Bresse-sur-Grosne (France), A L'Ouest de la Grosne [Malherbe-Cahen-Pyle + S.Domancich]
[13] Bois-Plain (France) [Faton Bloom + S.Domancich]
[28-30] Faton Cahen Trio (F.Cahen-R.Sarrazin-P.Pyle) rehearsals

August

The Faton Cahen Trio tour Brittany
[10] Trellières [Faton Cahen Trio]
[11] Concarneau [Faton Cahen Trio]
[14] Dinard (France) [Faton Cahen Trio]
[15] Dinon (France) [Faton Cahen Trio]
[20] Paimpaul (France) [Faton Cahen Trio]
[21] Trémarant (France) [Faton Cahen Trio]
[22] Espéride (France) [Faton Cahen Trio]
[23] Plouhinec (France), Café de la Barre [Faton Cahen Trio]
[26] Vannes (France) [Faton Cahen Trio]
[27] Nuisiac? (France) [Faton Cahen Trio]
[28] St.Pierre-de-Quiberon (France), Le Vieux Briscard [Faton Cahen Trio]
[29] Ploubalay (France), Bikers' Festival [Faton Cahen Trio]
[30] Gourriac? (France) [Faton Cahen Trio]

September

[26] Bourg (France) [Faton Bloom, feat. Pip Pyle]
[25-28] London (rehearsals) [In Cahoots]
[29] Greenwich, William IV [In Cahoots]
[30] Putney [London], Half Moon [In Cahoots]

October

[30] Angers (France), Salle Jean Rostand [P.Meyer Quartet with S.Domancich, H.Hopper & P.Pyle]
Setlist: "Smashing China" [P.Pyle], "Charlie" [S.Domancich], "Soupe Au Lait" [P.Pyle], "Day By Day", "Wanglo Saxon" [H.Hopper], unknown [P.Meyer], "Amusante Clémentine" [P.Meyer], "Blott On The Landscape" [S.Domancich], "Glider" [H.Hopper], "Strawberry Fields Forever" [J.Lennon]

November

[01] Lausanne (Switzerland) [P.Meyer Trio]
In Cahoots UK tour

December

[08] Paris (France), Snecma [P.Meyer Quartet feat. S.Domancich]
[10] Archères (France) [P.Meyer Quartet feat. S.Domancich]

1988

January

[29-30] Ris-Orangis [nr Paris] (France), La Dame Bleue [Faton Cahen Trio]

February

[10] Paris, New Morning [Faton Cahen Trio] [also: Dick Annegarn]

April

Pip Pyle starts rehearsing with a new John Greaves Group, including Red Mitchell (guitar), Francis Moze (bass), and John on keyboards and vocals; rehearsals take place about twice every week for about two months, until the band splits up due mainly to musical differences between Greaves and Moze
[23] Meaux (France) [Faton Cahen Trio] (first gig with Etienne Callac)
Equip'Out resume activities, with a line-up of Pip Pyle, Sophia Domancich, Elton Dean and Charles Calamel
[30] Paris (France), Dunois [Equip'Out, guest: Didier Malherbe]

May

[02-05] Paris (rehearsals) [Equip'Out]
[06] Paris (France), Dunois [Equip'Out]
[08] Olivet [nr Orléans] (France), Moulin de la Vapeur [Equip'Out]
A one-off festival appearance is the last-ever gig by Soft Heap - Dean-Hewins-Greaves-Pyle
[11] Coutances (France), Festival 'Jazz Sous Les Pommiers' [Soft Heap]

June

[18] Paris (rehearsal) [Equip'Out]
[19] Lillers (France) [Equip'Out]
[22] Paris (France), FIAP [Equip'Out]

July

[02] London, Jazz Café [EDQuartet]
In Cahoots UK dates and studio, with new member Fred Baker

August

[12-30] Faton Cahen Trio tour Brittany

September

[early] Nice (France), jazz club residency [Equip'Out]
[11] London, Jazz Café [ED-J.Etheridge Quartet]
[12] London, BBC Maida Vale 4 Studios [?]

October

[09-11] Paris, Tao Studios [Faton Cahen Trio, recording sessions]
[14] London, BBC Maida Vale 2 Studios [?]
[20-21] Strasbourg (France), Café des Anges [Equip'Out]
[22] Sarrebourg (France) [Equip'Out]
[25] Gent (Belgium) [Equip'Out]
[26] Anvers (Belgium) [Equip'Out] (cancelled?)
[27-28] Bruxelles (Belgium) [Equip'Out]
[29] Amiens (France) [Equip'Out]

November

In Cahoots UK dates
[20] Denain (France) [Equip'Out]
[22-23] Paris, Tao Studios [Faton Cahen Trio, recording sessions]
Equip'Out are joined by Alain & Yvon Guillard (sax & trumpet) in place of Elton Dean
[29] Colmar (France) [Equip'Out]

December

In Cahoots UK dates

1989

January

During January and February, Pip Pyle tours France with singer/harmonica player Mox Gowland
[19] Marseille (France) [Equip'Out]
[20] Vitrolles (France) [Equip'Out]

March

Pip Pyle, Sophia Domancich and Charles Calamel play as resident band at a jazz club in Les Arcs 2000, a ski resort in the French Alps

April

[04] Bourges (France), Printemps de Bourges [Faton Cahen Trio & Brigitte Fontaine]
[21-24] Perpignan (France) [Faton Cahen Trio]

May

[03] Paris, CIM Auditorium [Faton Cahen Trio]
[06] Angers, Vert Luisant [P.Pyle Trio, w. S.Domancich & C.Calamel]
[07] ?? [Equip'Out]
[10] Fougères (France) [Equip'Out]
[11] Carhaix-Plouguer (France) [Equip'Out]
[12] St.Pierre-de-Quiberon (France) [Equip'Out]
[14] Belle-Ile (France), Cargo [Equip'Out]
[18] Paris (France), Dunois [Equip'Out]

June

[26] Paris, New Morning [Faton Cahen Trio] [also: Didier Malherbe Trio feat. Shyamal Maïtra]

October

In Cahoots European tour (until early November)
[21] Coulommiers [nr Paris] (France) [Pazapa, feat. P.Pyle]

November

[11] Valence (France) [Faton Cahen Trio]
[12] Grenoble (France), L'Entre-Pot [Faton Cahen Trio]
[18] Bresse-sur-Grosne (France), A L'Ouest de la Grosne [Faton Cahen Trio]
A projected Equip'Out tour of Southern France (Toulouse, Bordeaux, Narbonne, Montauban, Cognac) is cancelled when Pip Pyle suffers from a severe ear infection and has to go to hospital for several days

December

Pip Pyle begins rehearsing with John Greaves

1990

January

[19] Béziers (France) [Faton Cahen Trio]

February

[01] Chennevières-sur-Marne [nr Paris] (France), Gimini [Pazapa rehearsal]
Pip Pyle joins guitarist Claude Barthélémy's quartet alongside Michel Godard (tuba), Jean-Louis Matinier (accordian) and Claire Fargier-Lagrange (viola)
[23] Paris (France), Café de la Plage [Claude Barthélémy Quintet, feat. P.Pyle]

March

[02] Chennevières-sur-Marne [nr Paris] (France), Gimini [Pazapa rehearsal]
[09] Paris (France) [John Greaves Band rehearsal]
Hatfield and the North briefly reform (Phil Miller, Pip Pyle, Richard Sinclair and Sophia Domancich)
[23-28] London, Phil Miller's [HTN rehearsals]
[29] Nottingham, Central TV Studios (run-through) [HTN]
[30] Nottingham, Central TV Studios [HTN]

April

Pip Pyle briefly rejoins Gong for a reformation TV concert, after Pierre Moerlen opts out
[18-21] Llanfair (Wales), Foel Studios (rehearsals) [Gong]
[22] Glastonbury, Assembly Rooms [warm-up gig] [Gong]
[24] Nottingham, Central TV studios [Gong]
The above-mentioned quintet led by Claude Barthélémy is augmented for the following gig with an additional drummer, Manuel Denizet, who subsequently replaces Pip Pyle
[29] Paris (France), Dunois [Claude Barthélémy Sextet, feat. P.Pyle]

May

[15-16] Paris (France), Studio Acousti [sessions for John Greaves, feat. Pip Pyle]
In Cahoots Italian tour

July

The following is for a week's residency
nr Athens (Greece), Zorba Club [S.Domancich-E.Callac-P.Pyle]

September

[18-21] Paris (France), Studio Acousti [sessions for John Greaves, feat. Pip Pyle]
[28] Paris (France), New Morning [Didier Malherbe & Friends, incl. P.Pyle]

October

Paul Rogers joins Equip'Out on double bass
[05] Paris (France), Café de la Plage [Equip'Out]
[06] Metz (France) [Equip'Out]
[10-12] Chennevières-sur-Marne [nr Paris] (France), Gimini Studio (sessions) [Equip'Out]
[14] Chennevières-sur-Marne [nr Paris] (France), Gimini Studio [L.Domancich session, feat. P.Pyle]

November

Sophia Domancich leaves Equip'Out to form her own trio with Paul Rogers and drummer Bruno Tocanne
[16] Paris (France), Majestic [Faton Cahen Trio]

December

For the following, Michel Godard's band consists of Michael Riessler (violin), Jean-Louis Matinier (accordian) and Pip Pyle (drums)
[29-31] Seychelles [Michel Godard Band feat. Pip Pyle]

1991

January

[early] Seychelles [Michel Godard Band feat. Pip Pyle]
For the following, Michel Godard's band consists of Michael Riessler (violin), Jean-Louis Matinier (accordian), Yves Farge (trombone), Jean-François Canape (trumpet) and Pip Pyle (drums)
[16] Angers (France), Péniche (Quai des Carmes) [Michel Godard Band feat. Pip Pyle]
[17] Nantes (France), Pannonica Jazz Café [Michel Godard Band feat. Pip Pyle]
[18] Rennes (France) [Michel Godard Band feat. Pip Pyle]

February

[02] Paris (France), Majestic [Faton Cahen Trio]

April

In Cahoots UK dates with new member Jim Dvorak

May

Hugh Hopper forms Hugh Hopper & Special Friends, later to become Short Wave, with a line-up of himself, Didier Malherbe, Phil Miller and Pip Pyle
In Cahoots British & Italian tours (until early June)
[12] Le Mans (France), Europa Jazz Festival [Hugh Hopper & Special Friends - debut]

August

[23] (Austria), Festival [Michel Godard Band feat. Pip Pyle]

October

[01] Claude Barthélémy gig feat. Pip Pyle
[23] London, rehearsal [Hugh Hopper & Special Friends]

November

[04] Paris, rehearsal [Hugh Hopper & Special Friends]
[06] Paris (France), New Morning [Hugh Hopper & Special Friends]
[08] Bresse-sur-Grosne (France), A L'Ouest de la Grosne [Hugh Hopper & Special Friends]
[09] Clamecy (France) [Hugh Hopper & Special Friends]
[--] London, Vortex Club [Miller-Baker duo, debut performance]
[20] Chennevières-sur-Marne [nr Paris] (France), Studio [first session for "7 Year Itch"]
[21] Split Seconds and Digging In are released by Virgin Japan
[26] Chennevières-sur-Marne [nr Paris] (France), Studio [brass section "7 Year Itch"]
[27] Chennevières-sur-Marne [nr Paris] (France), Studio [Lydia Domancich "7 Year Itch"]

December

In Cahoots Japanese tour

1992

February

[01] Montreuil-sous-Bois (France), Instants Chavirés [Michel Godard Band feat. P.Pyle]
[08] Paris (France), Passage du Nord-Ouest [John Greaves Band, feat. P.Pyle; support: Peter Blegvad]
[14] Argenteuil (France), Cave Dimière [J-F. Canape Band feat. P.Pyle]
[24-26] Chennevières-sur-Marne [nr Paris] (France), Studio [Phil Miller "7 Year Itch"]

March

[09] Paris (France), La Villa [Vincent Quinsac Quartet feat. P.Pyle]
[27] Paris (France), La Villa [Vincent Quinsac Quartet feat. P.Pyle]

April

Pip Pyle rejoins Gong
[15] Paris (France), Elysée-Montmartre [Gong]
[17] St.Etienne (France) [Gong]
[18] Montpellier (France) [Gong]
[19] Prades [nr Perpignan] (France) [Gong]
[21] Perugia [nr Bergamo] (Italy) [Gong]
[23] Rome (Italy) [Gong]
[24] La Spezia (Italy) [Gong]
[25] Vicenza [nr Pavia] (Italy) [Gong]
[27] Genova (Italy) [Gong]
[28] Milano (Italy) [Gong]
[29] Marseille (France), Espace Julien [Gong]
[30] Clermont-Ferrand (France) [Gong]

May

[01] Bresse-sur-Grosne (France), A L'Ouest de la Grosne [Gong]
[16] Montreuil-sous-Bois (France), Instants Chavirés [John Greaves Band & M.Godard Band, both feat. P.Pyle]
[23] Nancy (France) [J-F. Canape Band feat. P.Pyle]
[28] Paris (France), Studio Davout [P.Pyle session for Gong "Shapeshifter"]

June

[17] Bresse-sur-Grosne (France), A L'Ouest de la Grosne [Faton Cahen, Pip Pyle & Alain Eckert]
[18] Bresse-sur-Grosne (France), A L'Ouest de la Grosne [Faton Cahen, Pip Pyle & Claire Gillet (cb)]
[23-24] Chennevières-sur-Marne [nr Paris] (France), Studio [François Ovide "7 Year Itch"]
[25] Chennevières-sur-Marne [nr Paris] (France), Studio [brass section - Didier Malherbe, Alain & Yvon Guillard, Jean-François Canape, Yves Favre & Michel Godard - for "Foetal Fanfare Fandango" - "7 Year Itch"]
[26] Chennevières-sur-Marne [nr Paris] (France), Studio [Alain & Yvon Guillard - "Long On" - "7 Year Itch"]

July

[30] Chennevières-sur-Marne [nr Paris] (France), Studio [Michel Godard & Elton Dean - "7 Year Itch"]

August

[08] Bresse-sur-Grosne (France), A L'Ouest de la Grosne [John Greaves Band feat. P.Pyle]
[11] Les Vans [Ardèche] (France) [John Greaves Band feat. P.Pyle]
[13] nr Liège (Belgium), Festival [M.Godard Band feat. P.Pyle]

September

[26-28] Chennevières-sur-Marne [nr Paris] (France), Gimini Studio [Hugh Hopper & Special Friends]
[29] Paris (France), New Morning [Hugh Hopper & Special Friends]
[30] Bresse-sur-Grosne (France), A L'Ouest de la Grosne [Hugh Hopper & Special Friends]

October

[01] Marseille (France), Métronome [Hugh Hopper & Special Friends]
[02] La Garde-Freinet (France), Le Lézard [Hugh Hopper & Special Friends]
[03] Perpignan (France), Théâtre Municipal (Festival de Jazz) [Hugh Hopper & Special Friends]
[05] Lille (France), Aéronef [Hugh Hopper & Special Friends]
[14] Bristol, Bierkeller [Gong]
[15] Wolverhampton, Wulfren Hall [Gong]
[16] Brighton, East Wing Theatre [Gong]
[20] Bournemouth, Academy [Gong]
[21] Reading, Trades Union Club [Gong]
[22] Cambridge, Junction [Gong]
[23] Manchester, University [Gong]
[24] Glasgow, Mayfair [Gong]
[27] Sheffield, Poly [Gong]
[28] Leeds, Irish Centre [Gong]
[29] Liverpool, Poly [Gong]
[30] Nottingham, Trent Poly [Gong]
[31] Leicester, University [Gong]

November

[01] Brixton, Fridge [Gong]
[09-10] Paris (France), Grande Halle de La Villette [Gong]
[12] Lille (France) [Gong]
[13] Lorient (France), Le Manège en Chantier [Gong]
[15] Bordeaux (France) [Gong]
[16] Toulouse (France) [Gong]
[18] Marseille (France), Théâtre du Moulin [Gong]
[20] nr Venice (Italy) [Gong]
[26] Aeus [nr Perpignan] (France), Salle des Fêtes [Gong]
[30] Bresse-sur-Grosne (France), A L'Ouest de la Grosne [Gong]

December

[01] Bresse-sur-Grosne (France), A L'Ouest de la Grosne [Gong]
[02] Rouen (France) [Gong]
[04] Ris-Orangis [nr Paris] (France), Le Plan [Gong]
[05] Elancourt (France), Le Bilbo [Gong]

1993

February

[05] Montreuil, Instants Chavirés [E.Dean-J-F.Pauvros-J.Greaves-P.Pyle]

March

In Cahoots European tour

May

[07] Bresse-sur-Grosne (France), A L'Ouest de la Grosne [Short Wave]
[08] Clermont-Ferrand (France), Maison du Peuple [Short Wave]

June

[28-30] Chennevières-sur-Marne [nr Paris] (France), Studio [Fred Baker - "7 Year Itch"]

August

Equip'Out is reactivated, with Francis Lockwood on piano
[20-21] Paris (France), Duc des Lombards [Equip'Out]

September

[22] Chennevières-sur-Marne [nr Paris] (France), Studio [John Greaves & François Ovide for title track of "7 Year Itch"]
[26] Perpignan (France), Jazz Festival [E.Dean-L.Coxhill-J.Greaves-P.Pyle]

October

[21] Chennevières-sur-Marne [nr Paris] (France), Studio [Elton Dean - "7 Year Itch"]

November

[28] London, The Orange [Short Wave]

December

[05] Brentwood, New Arts Theatre [Short Wave]
[06] Canterbury, St.Radigans Hall [Short Wave]
[07] Whitstable, Tankerton's Arms [Short Wave]

1994

February

[07] Astra Recording Studio, Kent [sessions for Richard Sinclair "RSVP", feat. P.Pyle]
[08] Astra Recording Studio, Kent [sessions for Richard Sinclair "RSVP", feat. H.Hopper & P.Pyle]
[17] Montreuil [nr Paris] (France), Instants Chavirés [Equip'Out]

March

[21] Chennevières-sur-Marne, Gimini Studios [rehearsal] [H.Hopper Franglodutch Band]
[23] Nijmegen [H.Hopper Franglodutch Band]
[24] Anvers (Belgium), De Muze [H.Hopper Franglodutch Band]
[25] Breda, Het Hijgend Hert [H.Hopper Franglodutch Band]

May

Gong reassemble for a French mini-tour, now with a line-up of Daevid Allen, Gilli Smyth, Steffi Sharpstrings, Keith Missile, Pip Pyle and Rob Calvert
[11] Mâcon (France) [Gong]
[13] Cahors (France) [Gong]
[15] London, Vortex Jazz Bar [E.Dean-P.Rogers-P.Pyle]
[16] Islington, King's Head [E.Dean-P.Rogers-P.Pyle]
[18] Paris (France), Elysée-Montmartre [Gong + guest: D.Malherbe]
[28] Paris (France), La Luna [Equip'Out]

June

[01-03] Chennevières-sur-Marne [nr Paris] (France), Pip's house [RSVP rehearsals]
[05] Bath, The Hub (Festival Fringe) [R.Sinclair's RSVP]
[08] Chester, The Warehouse [R.Sinclair's RSVP]
[10] Canterbury, City Arms [R.Sinclair's RSVP]
[11] London, Samuel Beckett [R.Sinclair's RSVP] [guests: Rick Biddulph & Andy Ward, on encore]
[15-16] Chennevières-sur-Marne [nr Paris] (France), Studio [Richard Sinclair - "7 Year Itch"]
[25] Paris (France), New Morning [R.Sinclair-P.Pyle-T.Coe-D.Rees-Williams + guests P.Meyer-D.Malherbe]
[30] Paris (France), La Luna [R.Sinclair's RSVP]

July

[14-15] Bresse-sur-Grosne (France), A L'Ouest de la Grosne (Club's 20th anniversary) [E.Dean-P.Meyer-H.Hopper-P.Pyle + various jams]

September

[02] Basel (Switzerland), Sommercasino [Gong]
[03] Linz (Austria), Posthof Open Air Festival [support: Mother Gong] [Gong]
[04] Munchen (Germany), Backstage [Gong]
[07] Hannover (Germany), Club Bad [Gong]
[08] Marl (Germany), Schchat 8 [incl. impromptu set by D.Allen/R.Calvert/P.Pyle] [Gong]
[09] Opwijk (Belgium), J.H. Nydrop [Gong]
[10] Rotterdam (Netherlands), Barog [Gong]
[18] Milano (Italy), Rolling Stone [Gong]
[19] Vicenza (Italy), Palasport [Gong]
[20] Cesena (Italy), Vidia [Gong]
[21] Firenze (Italy), Teatre Tendo [Gong]
[22] Roma (Italy), Teatre Tenda [Gong]
[24] Torino (Italy), Teatre Colosseo [Gong]
Tertio is formed by Patrice Meyer (guitar), Emmanuel Bex (organ) and Pip Pyle (drums)
[28] Paris (France), La Luna [Tertio feat. P.Pyle]

October

[08-09] London, The Forum [Gong 25] [Shapeshifter Gong feat. P.Pyle, Classic Gong feat. P.Pyle, Short Wave] [also: Tim Blake, Fluvius...]
[14] Massy-Palaiseau (France) [Tertio feat. P.Pyle + guest D.Malherbe]
[21-22] Chennevières-sur-Marne [nr Paris] (France), Studio [Hugh Hopper - "7 Year Itch"]

November

[15-16] Chennevières-sur-Marne [nr Paris] (France), Studio [Pierre Marcault - "7 Year Itch"]
Patrice Meyer joins Equip'Out on guitar, replacing Francis Lockwood
[18] Limoges (France), Assecarm [Equip'Out]
[24] Breda (Netherlands), Boulevard [Short Wave + Elton Dean]
[25] Tourcoing (France), Théâtre G.Dael [Short Wave + Elton Dean]
[26] Bruxelles (Belgium), Full Moon [Short Wave]

1995

March

[09] Bresse-sur-Grosne (France), A L'Ouest de la Grosne [Short Wave]
[10] Macon (France), Cave à Musique [Short Wave]
[11] Bresse-sur-Grosne (France), A L'Ouest de la Grosne [Short Wave]

April

[14] Montreuil-sous-Bois [nr Paris] (France), Instants Chavirés [Equip'Out]

May

[06] Lillers (France), Théâtre de l'Abattoir [Short Wave]
[10] Tours (France), Grange de Mesley [Short Wave]

July

[15] Bresse-sur-Grosne (France), A L'Ouest de la Grosne [Dean-Miller-Hopper-Pyle] [guest: Gaël Horelou]

September

[28] Paris (France), La Luna [Tertio feat. P.Pyle]
Setlist: "No Long Solos", "Seven Sisters", "Rondine", "Mimine", "Rêve de Blues", "Zouzou", "Strawberry Fields Forever" [J.Lennon], "Sliding Dogs" [H.Hopper]

November

Charles Calamel returns on double bass for these final Equip'Out concerts
[03] Roanne (France) [Equip'Out]
[15] Nancy (France) [Equip'Out]
[16] Strasbourg (France) [Equip'Out]
[24] St.Germain-en-Laye [nr Paris] (France), La Clef [Tertio feat. P.Pyle]
Setlist: "Zouzou", "Where" [T.Williams' Lifetime], "Seven Sisters", "Yes Yes", "Horny Brownie", "Fa Si La Fatima", "Big Dick" [P.Lemer], "Rêve de Blues", "Strawberry Fields Forever" [J.Lennon], "Sliding Dogs" [H.Hopper], "Mimine"

December

In Cahoots UK tour

1996

January

In Cahoots UK tour

February

[16] Strasbourg (France), Café des Anges [Short Wave]
[17] Sarreguemines (France), Casino [Short Wave]

March

[01-02] Québec (Canada), Le D'Auteuil [Gong]
[03] Montreal (Canada), venue unknown [Gong]
[05] New York, NY (USA), Bottom Line (2 shows) [Gong]
[06] Boston, MA (USA), Mama Kin's [Gong]
[07] Alexandria, VA (USA), Birchmere [Gong]
[08] Baltimore, MD (USA), 8x10 [Gong]
[09] Cleveland, OH (USA), The Odeon [Gong]
[10] Chicago, IL (USA), Cubby Bear [Gong]
[11] Milwaukee, WI (USA), Shank Hall [Gong]
[13] Kansas City, MO (USA), Drum Room [Gong]
[15] Denver, CO (USA), Mercury Café [Gong]
[16] Seattle, WA (USA), The Back Stage [Gong]
[17] Portland, OR (USA), Berbetti's [Gong]
[19] San Francisco, CA (USA), Great American [Gong]
[20] Los Angeles, CA (USA), Luna Park [Gong]
[30] Watford, Jakko Jakszyk's home studio (session for "Seven Year Itch")
[31] London, Vortex Jazz Bar [E.Dean-H.Riley-M.Mattos-P.Pyle]

April

[04] Manchester, University [Gong]
[05] Birmingham, Town Hall [Gong]
[06] Bath, The Pavilion [also: Here & Now, Ozric Tentacles, Porcupine Tree...] [Gong]
[09] Sheffield, Leadmill [Gong]
[10] Norwich, Waterfront [Gong]
[11] Cambridge, Junction [Gong]
[12] London, The Forum [Gong]
[13] Dublin, The Mean Fiddler [Gong]
[14] Glasgow, Arches [Gong]
[15] Leeds, Irish Centre [Gong]

May

[17-20] Watford, Jakko Jakszyk's home studio (sessions for "Seven Year Itch")
[22-30] In Cahoots rehearsals, UK tour & recording sessions [In Cahoots]

June

[01] In Cahoots recording session [In Cahoots]
[06] Nagoya (Japan), Club Quattro [Gong]
[07] Osaka (Japan), Club Quattro [also: Angels In Heavy Syrup] [Gong]
[08-09] Tokyo (Japan), On Air West [Gong]

October

[11-13] Québec (Canada), Le D'Auteuil [Gong]
[15] Boston (MA), Mama Kins [Gong]
[16] New York City (NY), Tramps [Gong]
[17] Sayerville (NJ), Club Bene [Gong]
[18] Philadelphia (PA), Theatre Of Living Arts [Gong]
[19] Baltimore (MD), Museum Of Art [Gong]
[20] Arlington (VA), Birchmere [Gong]
[22] Chicago (IL), Cubby Bear [Gong]
[23] Detroit, Seventh House [Gong]
[25] Cleveland, Phantasy Club [Gong]
[26] Montréal (Canada), Cabaret [Gong]
[27] Montréal (Canada), Cabaret [Gong]

November

[07] Rotterdam (Netherlands), Barog [Gong]
[08] Tilberug (Netherlands), Noorderlicht [Gong]
[10] Lillier (France), L'Abattoir [Gong]
[11] Bresse-sur-Grosne (France), A L'Ouest de la Grosne [Gong]
[12] Grasse (France), MJC Altitude 500 [Gong]
[13] Genova (Italy) [Gong]
[14] Vicenza (Italy), Totom [Gong]
[15] Novara (Italy), Blackman [Gong]
[16] Spilimbergo (Italy), Rototom [Gong]
[19] Nantes (France), Les Pics et Pocs [Gong]
[20] Marseille (France), Espace Julien [Gong]
[21] Paris (France), Le Bataclan [guests: Tim Blake & Elton Dean] [Gong]
[22] Lille (France), L'Aéronef [Gong]
[23] Bruxelles (Belgium), VK Club [Gong]

December

[13-14] Bresse-sur-Grosne (France), A L'Ouest de la Grosne [Mimi Lorenzini Trio, with Charles Calamel (cb)]

1997

January

[early] London, Hoxton Studios (Dave Stewart - sessions for "Seven Year Itch")

September

In Cahoots concerts in the Netherlands

December

In Cahoots UK tour

1998

February

[03] London, Musart Studios (session for Lady June's "Rebela")

March

In Cahoots French tour (as a quartet)

June

[28] London, Vortex Jazz Bar [Steve Miller Benefit: Phil Miller, Pip Pyle, Fred Baker, Elton Dean, Steve Miller, Lol Coxhill, Eddie Prévost, Carol Grimes, Mark Hewins & Mark Sanders]

October

In Cahoots European tour (some dates as a sextet, others as a quartet)

1999

July

[16] Bresse-sur-Grosne (France), A L'Ouest de la Grosne [Hopper-Greaves-Meyer-Pyle]
Setlist: "Wanglo-Saxon", "Fa Si La Fatima" [P.Meyer], "The Green Fuse", Unknown [P.Pyle instrumental?], "Miniluv" / "How Beautiful You Are", "Dead Dog Dingo" [P.Pyle] // P.Meyer Instrumental, "Silence", "Big Dick" [P.Lemer], "Seven For Lee" [E.Dean], "The Song"

October

[09] Westwego [nr New Orleans] (LA), Nine Mile Music Compound [Absolute Zero]
[10] St.Petersburg (FL), State Theatre [Absolute Zero]
[16] Carlsbad [nr San Diego] (CA), Hennessey's Tavern [Absolute Zero]
[19] Los Angeles (CA), Mr T's [Absolute Zero]
[21] Valencia (CA), California Institute of the Arts [Absolute Zero]
[23] San Francisco (CA), The Boat House [Absolute Zero] [support: Trap]
[27-29] Tampa (FL), Springs Theatre [recording sessions] [Absolute Zero]

November

[09] Miami (FL), Churchill's [Absolute Zero]

2000

March

[13-18] Tampa (FL), Springs Theatre [recording sessions] [Absolute Zero]
[18] Tampa (FL), Springs Theatre [Absolute Zero]

2001

June

In Cahoots French dates (Miller-Baker-Pyle + Doug Boyle)

September

In Cahoots UK tour

October

In Cahoots UK tour

November

In Cahoots UK tour

December

In Cahoots Japanese tour

2002

July

Pip Pyle forms his own band Bash, with Patrice Meyer (guitar), Alex Maguire (electric piano and organ) and Fred Baker (bass)

August

[16] Seattle, WA (USA), Moore Theater (Progman Cometh Festival) [Bash]
Setlist: "For Adiba" [P.Pyle], "Cauliflower Ears" [P.Pyle], "Vas-Y Dotty" [P.Pyle], "Carousel" [P.Meyer] / "John's Fragment" [A.Maguire], "Biffo" [P.Pyle], "Beautiful Feeling" [F.Baker], "Pastis Present" [P.Pyle], "Spoutnik" [P.Pyle], "Horny Brownie" [P.Meyer]

2003

June

[06] Les Lilas [nr Paris] (France), Le Triton (Festival Les Tritonales) [Bash]
Setlist: "For Adiba" [P.Pyle], "Vas-Y Dotty" [P.Pyle], "Sparky" [A.Maguire], "My Beautiful Baguette" [F.Baker], "Bashee-Bouzouk" [P.Meyer] // "Biffo" [P.Pyle], "Pastis Present" [P.Pyle], "Spoutnik" [P.Pyle], "Cauliflower Ears" [P.Pyle], Improv, "Carousel" [P.Meyer], "John's Fragment" [A.Maguire]

2004

June

[18] Verviers (Belgium), Spirit Of '66 [Bash]
[19] St.Jean-aux-Bois [nr Compiègne] (France), Les Naïades [Bash]
[23] Les Lilas [nr Paris] (France), Le Triton (Festival Les Tritonales) [Bash]
Setlist: "For Adiba" [P.Pyle], "Vas-Y Dotty" [P.Pyle], "Pastis Present" [P.Pyle], "My Beautiful Baguette" [F.Baker], "Social Reformers" [A.Maguire], "John's Fragment" [A.Maguire] // "Bashee-Bouzouk" [P.Meyer], "Biffo" [P.Pyle], "Spoutnik" [P.Pyle], "Flowing" [P.Meyer], "Take Your Pick" [P.Pyle] // "Sparky" [A.Maguire], "Sha'Bop" [F.Baker]

2005

January

Hatfield and the North reform with a line-up of Phil Miller, Richard Sinclair and Pip Pyle, with Alex Maguire on keyboards
[25] London, The Premises [first rehearsal] [Hatfield and the North]
[29] Whitstable, Horsebridge Arts Centre (Pip Pyle sits in for a few numbers with the Richard Sinclair Band which consists of Phil Miller, Alex Maguire, Theo Travis and drummer/percussionist Roy Dodds)

March

[18] London, Mean Fiddler [also: Richard Sinclair Band, In Cahoots] [Hatfield and the North]

June

With Pip not completely recovered from a recent back operation, Mark Fletcher (In Cahoots' drummer) is asked to augment Hatfield for a series of European shows
[08] Fasano (Italy) (Fasano Jazz Festival) [guest: Theo Travis] [Hatfield and the North]
[15] Les Lilas [nr Paris] (France), Le Triton (Tritonales festival) [Hatfield and the North]
[16] Verviers (Belgium), Spirit Of '66 [Hatfield and the North]
[17] Zaandam (Netherlands), De Kade [Hatfield and the North]

September

[23] Bilston, Robin 2 [Hatfield and the North]

October

[01-02] Tokyo (Japan), Club Citta [Hatfield and the North]
[10] Wavendon [Milton Keynes], The Stables [Hatfield and the North]
[12] Southampton, The Brook [Hatfield and the North]
[15] London, The Borderline [Hatfield and the North]
[19] Glasgow, Renfrewshire Ferry [Hatfield and the North]
[21] Swindon Arts Centre [Hatfield and the North]

2006

March

[11] Mexicali (Mexico), Teatro Del Estado (Baja Prog Festival) [also: Mirthrandir, Marillion Acoustic Trio, SBB] [Hatfield and the North]
[24] Rome (Italy), Stazione Bira [Hatfield and the North]

April

[07] Mestre (Italy), Hotel Bologna [Hatfield and the North]
[08] Gorizia (Italy), Auditorium [Hatfield and the North]

May

[11] Deal, Astor Theatre [Hatfield and the North]
[13] London, Borderline [Hatfield and the North]

June

[23] Bethlehem, PA (USA), Zoellner Arts Center (NEARfest) [Hatfield and the North]
[25] New York City, NY (USA), Bowery Poetry Club [Hatfield and the North]

July

[22] (Germany), Burg-Herzberg Festival [Hatfield and the North]

August

[13] Birchington [Margate], Quex House [guest with M.Hewins, A.Maguire & Hugh Hopper] [also: Humphrey Littleton Band]
[26] Groningen (Netherlands), Feerwerd (Zomer Jazz Fiets Tour) [Hatfield and the North]
[28] Pip Pyle dies in Paris

2007

May

Bash reform for a final tour in Pip's memory, with Manuel Denizet on drums
[24] Birmingham, Yardbird Club (Paradise Place, nr Birmingham Conservatoire) [guest: Tony Levin (drums)]
[25] Brighton, Brighton Jazz Club (at The Arts Club, Ship Street)
[28] London, Vortex (Dalston Kingsland) [guest: Phil Miller]

June

[01] Les Lilas [nr Paris] (France), Le Triton (Tritonales)