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Bill Dixon With Exploding Star Orchestra

Label: Thrill Jockey
Released: 2008
Track listing: Entrances/One; Constellations For Innerlight Projections (For Bill Dixon); Entrances/Two.

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Bill Dixon - Rob Mazurek: Bill Dixon with Exploding Star Orchestra

Read "Bill Dixon with Exploding Star Orchestra" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff


Bill Dixon è una di quelle rare icone del free jazz ancora viventi le cui registrazioni (una rarità!) si fanno ogni volta, grandemente, apprezzare. L’ultimo lavoro del trombettista americano, uscito per la Thrill Jockey, è una sorta di grande sinfonia orchestrale in tre atti, frutto della collaborazione con il cornettista Rob Mazurek e la sua Exploding ...

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Bill Dixon With Exploding Star Orchestra: Bill Dixon With Exploding Star Orchestra

Read "Bill Dixon With Exploding Star Orchestra" reviewed by Greg Camphire


Prolific bandleader Rob Mazurek follows his 2007 Exploding Star Orchestra debut, We Are All From Somewhere Else, with this landmark vehicle for the legendary yet elusive Bill Dixon. Bill Dixon With Exploding Star Orchestra is a sprawling meeting of minds, as Dixon fronts a thirteen-piece ensemble on a set designed especially for him. At the height ...

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Bill Dixon: Bill Dixon With Exploding Star Orchestra

Read "Bill Dixon With Exploding Star Orchestra" reviewed by Troy Collins


The arrival of a new recording featuring an extremely rare appearance by legendary trumpeter Bill Dixon is reason enough for celebration. When said album also features cornetist Rob Mazurek's Exploding Star Orchestra, the rewards are twofold. Bill Dixon came to prominence organizing the 1964 October Revolution in Jazz, while simultaneously co-founding the Jazz Composers ...


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