Tag Archives: Anthony Braxton

Behind the Bamboo Curtain

LINEFINELYON 7 Roscoe Mitchell Creative Orchestra Sketches from Bamboo Moers : 1979 RM, alto sax; Leo Smith, trumpet; Anthony Braxton, reeds; Douglas Ewart, reeds; Wallace McMillian, reeds; Dwight Andrews, reeds; Marty Ehrlich, reeds; Kenny Wheeler, trumpet; Hugh Ragin, trumpet; Mike Mossmann,… Continue reading

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FMP #23: Every Single One of Us Is a Pearl

Pearls by GLOBE UNITY ORCHESTRA We’re proud to offer one of the stone masterpieces of European jazz. To celebrate their 10th anniversary, Globe Unity Orchestra convened an astonishing group of Europe’s finest musicians — plus Anthony Braxton! Pearls showcases the… Continue reading

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A Headful of Braxton

YOU GO TO MY HEAD (Part 1) COMP. 23K Anthony Braxton Donna Lee America : 1975 AB, alto; Michael Smith, piano; Peter Warren, bass; Oliver Johnson, drums. Brooklyn is suffering something of a Braxton hangover, after the rousing four-day festival of shows… Continue reading

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DANCING IN SOUND:
George Lewis talks Muhal Richard Abrams, AACM, and Improv

SOUNDDANCE, PT. 2 Muhal Richard Abrams, with George Lewis SoundDance Pi Records : 2011 MRA, piano; GL, trombone, laptop. FOCUS, THRUTIME… –> TIME, PT. 3 Muhal Richard Abrams, with Fred Anderson SoundDance Pi Records : 2011 MRA, piano; FA, tenor… Continue reading

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ORNITHOLOGY:
George Lewis talks Charlie Parker

HOMAGE TO CHARLES PARKER George Lewis Homage to Charles Parker Black Saint : 1979 GL, trombone, electronics; Douglas Ewart, bass clarinet, alto saxophone, cymbals; Anthony Davis, piano; Richard Teitelbaum, polymoog, multimoog & micromoog synthesizers. We’re dedicating the next two weeks… Continue reading

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WADADA WEEK, Part Two:
The Creative Orchestra, circa 1979

BUDDING OF A ROSE Leo Smith Creative Orchestra Budding of a Rose Moers Music : 1979 LS, trumpet; Roscoe Mitchell, alto sax; Anthony Braxton, reeds; Douglas Ewart, reeds; Wallace McMillian, reeds; Dwight Andrews, reeds; Marty Ehrlich, reeds; Kenny Wheeler, trumpet;… Continue reading

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GUEST POST: Matana Roberts on The Alone Saxophone

It’s been a little while since our last guest post here, and we feel incredibly fortunate to be able to bring you another one. This time, the words, thoughts, and music are courtesy of altoist and composer Matana Roberts. As… Continue reading

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