Tag Archives: Anthony Braxton

OUR NEW CONCERT SERIES:
Destination: OUT presents
Joe Giardullo at SALT Space,
Sept 10th

RIVERS Joe Giardullo Trio Language of Swans Drimala : 2002 JG, soprano sax; Michael Thompson, bass; Chris Sullivan, percussion. NOT GOOD Joe Giardullo No Work Today: Nine for Steve Lacy Drimala :  2006 JG, soprano sax. TWILIGHT AT NOON Joe… Continue reading

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Let Us Now Praise (Near-)Famous Men

UNKNOWN Muhal Richard Abrams Tin Palace, NYC 1976.07.18 MRA, piano; Anthony Braxton, alto sax; George Lewis, trombone; Fred Hopkins, bass; Steve McCall, drums. ARHYTHM SONGY Muhal Richard Abrams 1-Oqa+19 Black Saint : 1977 MRA, piano; Anthony Braxton, alto sax; Leonard… Continue reading

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Some Current Trends in Contemporary Classical Music: An Improviser’s Guide

We’re thrilled to welcome back saxophonist and composer Steve Lehman for a special guest post detailing some of the recent contemporary classical music that’s influenced and inspired his work. It’s a sonic world that’s new to us and we hope… Continue reading

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SUMMER RE-UP: Dulcinea; Or, “Isn’t It Quixotic?”

Originally posted 26 February 2007 PRELUDE SANCHO PROPHETICAPE Kenny Wheeler and The John Dankworth Orchestra Windmill Tilter Fontana : 1968 KW, fluegelhorn, arrangement; Tony Coe, clarinet, tenor sax; John McLaughlin, guitar; Dave Holland, bass; John Spooner, drums. Orchestra: Hank Shaw,… Continue reading

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The Case of the Missing Pearl

EVERY SINGLE ONE OF US IS A PEARL Globe Unity Orchestra Pearls FMP : 1976 Enrico Rava, Manfred Schoof, and Kenny Wheeler, trumpet; Gunter Christmann, Albert Mangelsdorff, and Paul Rutherford, trombone; Peter Brotzmann, Anthony Braxton, Gerd Dudek, Evan Parker, and… Continue reading

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D:O [Heart] The 80s, Part Three

  CHARLIE M Art Ensemble of Chicago Full Force ECM : 1980 Lester Bowie, trumpet; Joseph Jarman, saxophones; Roscoe Mitchell, saxophones; Malachi Favors Maghostus, bass; Famoudou Don Moye, drums, percussion. BLACK BLUES The Henry Threadgill Sextett Just the Facts and Pass… Continue reading

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