Results for "Quartet (New Haven) 2014"
by Don Phipps
The shifting moods of Anthony Braxton's Quartet (New Haven) 2014 probably have to do with the song dedications. Each number reflects a famous and important popular musician and composer-Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, James Brown and Merle Haggard. These four musicians would most certainly provide a strange but intoxicating mix if played at a party. Yet Hendrix's ...
Label: Firehouse 12 Records
Track listing: Improvisation One (For guitarist / composer Jimi Hendrix); Improvisation Two (For vocalist / composer Janis Joplin); Improvisation Three (For vocalist / composer James Brown); Improvisation Four (For guitarist / composer Merle Haggard).
by Mark Corroto
If, as an Anthony Braxton listener, you are confounded by his numeric compositional titles and and hieroglyphic scores, finding this music dedicated to rock, blues, funk and country music legends may give you some relief, albeit temporary. Quartet (New Haven) 2014 is a one-off meeting of the avant-garde's avant-gardist and today's heroes of both rock and ...