Category Archives: Bill Dixon

FMP #17: Dixon in Berlin

Berlin Abbozzi by BILL DIXON Bill Dixon’s one and only FMP album, recorded in November 1999, at a celebration marking the 10th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Here is Dixon at his dubby best, exploring all the… Continue reading

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Bill Dixon, 1925-2010.

RELAY: DANCE #5 SOLO #8 Bill Dixon Untitled Edizioni Ferrari : 1982 Relay: BD, flugelhorn, trumpet, piano; David Carrier, trumpet; Ann Carrier, alto flute; Stephen Hornstein, bass clarinet; Chris Bishop, electric bass. Solo: BD, trumpet. FOR CECIL TAYLOR Bill Dixon… Continue reading

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The Low End Theory

MOTORCYCLE ’66 [alt. take] Bill Dixon tapestries for small orchestra DVD Firehouse 12 : 2009 BD, orchestration; Taylor Ho Bynum, cornet, flugelhorn; Graham Haynes, cornet, flugelhorn; Stephen Haynes, trumpet, cornet; Rob Mazurek, cornet; Glynis Lomon, cello; Michel Côté, contrabass clarinet;… Continue reading

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Adventure (Not Success)

CONTOUR THREE The Bill Dixon Orchestra 17 Musicians in Search of a Sound: Darfur AUM Fidelity : 2008 Bill Dixon, trumpet/composer; Graham Haynes, cornet/flugelhorn; Stephen Haynes, cornet/flugelhorn; Taylor Ho Bynum, cornet/flugelhorn; Dick Griffin, tenor trombone; Steve Swell, tenor trombone; Joseph… Continue reading

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Double Bill // Double Vision

VALENTINA DI SERA TABLEAU Bill Dixon Vade Mecum II Soul Note : 1996 BD, trumpet, flugelhorn; Barry Guy, bass; William Parker, bass; Tony Oxley, drums. On Wednesday night (20 June), at the Vision Festival in New York, Bill Dixon will… Continue reading

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November (R)evolution

PLACES AND THINGS LONG ALONE SONG SHRIKE Bill Dixon Considerations 1: 1972-1976 Fore : 1980 BD, trumpet; for “Places and Things” add Steve Horenstein, tenor sax; Alan Silva, bass. For someone who has such an impressive body of work, Bill… Continue reading

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