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Do You Know the Name — Or the Number?

9 NOVEMBER: N.B., THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED. You can see the results, and the reveal, here. SONG Artist Album Label : Year It’s been a while since we last offered any free booty to our kind, good-looking, abnormally intelligent,… Continue reading

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Illuminating Iridium

COMPOSITION 358 (PART THREE) Anthony Braxton 12(+1)tet 9 Compositions (Iridium) 2006 Firehouse 12 : 2007 AB, alto, soprano, and sopranino saxophones, clarinet, and Eb contralto clarinet; Taylor Ho Bynum, cornet, flugelhorn, trumpbone, piccolo and bass trumpets, mutes, and shell; Andrew… Continue reading

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BRAXTON CIRCA NOW: Iridium Nights and Ghost Trances

COMPOSITION 352 (PART ONE) COMPOSITION 353 (PART THREE) Anthony Braxton 9 Compositions (Iridium) 2006 Firehouse 12 : 2007 AB, alto, soprano, and sopranino saxophones, clarinet, and Eb contralto clarinet; Taylor Ho Bynum, cornet, flugelhorn, trumpbone, piccolo and bass trumpets, mutes,… Continue reading

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The Anxiety of Influence

COMP. 22 COMP. 6L Anthony Braxton The Complete Braxton Freedom : 1971 Comp 22: AB, soprano sax (w/ overdubs). Comp 6L: AB, sopranino sax; Chick Corea, piano. Thanks to everyone who participated in our contest; the turnout was great. And… Continue reading

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The Complete Arista Recordings of Anthony Braxton

COMP. 6K COMP. 6I Anthony Braxton The Complete Braxton Freedom : 1971 6K: AB, sopranino sax; Chick Corea, piano. 6I: AB, alto sax; Kenny Wheeler, trumpet; Dave Holland, bass; Barry Altschul, drums. We’re embarking on a month-long celebration of the music of… Continue reading

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Whether Report

CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED (15 MAY 08). See here for the reveal. HELLO, FRIENDS OF DEST: OUT. You may have noticed that we recently experienced a power outage here, with about two days of down time. We are relieved to… Continue reading

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Newport

IMPROVISATION SIMILAR LIMITS PORTO NOVO Marion Brown Porto Novo Arista/Freedom : 1967 MB, alto sax; Maarten van Regteren Altena, bass; Han Bennink, drums. Many thanks to everyone who took part in our two contests last week. There were far fewer… Continue reading

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