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Anthony Braxton: Trio and Duet

Read "Trio and Duet" reviewed by Stefano Merighi

Nuova edizione per Trio and Duet, splendido album di Anthony Braxton datato 1974, l'ultimo prima dell'importante contratto con la Arista e della improvvisa e sorprendente fama del compositore e sassofonista di Chicago. Fino a quel momento Braxton aveva lottato non poco per veder riconosciute le sue ambizioni di compositore, qui documentate dalla prima facciata del vecchio ...

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Anthony Braxton: Trio and Duet

Read "Trio and Duet" reviewed by Hrayr Attarian

Multi reed player and composer Anthony Braxton has been called a genius by some and for very good reason. He is one of the most restlessly innovative and intelligently idiosyncratic contemporary musicians. He seamlessly erases the boundaries between the composed and the improvised and his works brim equally with fresh and progressive ideas as well as ...

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Anthony Braxton: Trio and Duet

Read "Trio and Duet" reviewed by Troy Collins

Vanguard composer and multi-instrumentalist Anthony Braxton has long inspired debate among conservative critics as to whether or not his urbane contributions should be considered part of the jazz canon; oblique strategies notwithstanding, Braxton's abstruse efforts rarely swing in a conventional sense, forever fuelling the argument. Nonetheless, Arista Records signed Braxton to a six year contract late ...

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Anthony Braxton: Trio and Duet

Read "Trio and Duet" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

From 1974-1980 a series of recordings were made for the Sackville label representing Toronto performances by artists who were key ingredients in the cauldron of avant-garde jazz. The music is now being issued on CD for the first time, in limited editions of 1000 copies.

Anthony Braxton was among those who came to town. ...