Anthony Braxton

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    Whether riffing on his latest album, his dynastic jazz family, his formative experiences in Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, his teaching experiences, his interest in science or his love of sports, Branford Marsalis speaks his truth.

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    Anthony Braxton performs Nov. 3 with his Zim Music ensemble during Jazzfest Berlin.

    Bold Risks at Jazzfest Berlin

    Halfway through composer and multi-instrumentalist Anthony Braxton’s six-hour opening performance at Jazzfest Berlin,…

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    The sound of pianist Marilyn Crispell changed following a trip to a festival in Stockholm: “I heard them playing stuff that really, really touched me.”

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    Guitarist Nels Cline (left), composer/reedist Anthony Braxton, drummer Greg Saunier and multi-instrumentalist Taylor Ho Bynum recorded Quartet (New Haven) 2014 five years ago. The work only now is being released on Firehouse 12, an imprint based in New Haven, Connecticut.

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    On Taylor Ho Bynum’s The Ambiguity Manifesto, members of his 9-tette, all respected improvisers and bandleaders, help make the bandleader’s shapeshifting pieces possible.

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    Anthony Braxton performs at the Edition Festival, which ran Feb. 7–10 in Stockholm.

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    ​Artifacts—a trio comprising cellist Tomeka Reid, flutist Nicole Mitchell and percussionist Mike Reed—recently performed at the Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston, South Carolina.

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    Anthony Braxton performs at a 1993 gig that yielded some of the material on Sextet (Parker) 1993.

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    Anthony Braxton, seen here in a publicity photo, headlined the 2017 October Revolution, which took place in Philadelphia Oct. 5–8.

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    The Wet Ink Ensemble payed tribute to avant-garde reedist Anthony Braxton on Jan. 20 at National Sawdust in Brooklyn, New York.

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    Prolific saxophonist Anthony Braxton is the subject three box sets due out April 1.



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