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  1. Guelph Jazz Festival Hires New DirectorRead the original story

    Monday Mar 6 | The Fountain Pen

    ... such as Jean Derome, the late Ken Aldcroft, Lori Freedman, William Parker, Roscoe Mitchell, Han Bennink and Anthony Braxton, to name only a few. His creative projects and compositions are incredibly varied, ranging from commissions for large ...

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  2. Taylor Ho Bynum salutes his mentors on a rich, sprawling new big-band albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Chicago Reader

    Cornetist Taylor Ho Bynum is tightly connected to the legacy and sound of visionary composer and reedist Anthony Braxton -he studied under Braxton, has played under his leadership for decades, and serves as executive director of the Tri-Centric Arts Foundation , which administers Braxton's prolific output. In his own music, though, Bynum has usually mapped his own path.

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  3. Sabu Toyozumi NZ Tour 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Scoop

    ... for the Advancement of Creative Musicians), working with luminaries of the Chicago free jazz scene including Anthony Braxton, Lester Bowie, Roscoe Mitchell, Art Ensemble of Chicago and Wadada Leo Smith. Toyozumi recorded with Anthony Braxton's ...

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  4. Review: For this jazz lover, Apple Music is topsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Inside Bay Area

    ... On each, you will find massive libraries of tunes by Ellington, Charlie Parker and even avant-gardists like Anthony Braxton. The challenge is figuring out where to dive in; for many, it will be hit or miss, because the services continue to mix the ...

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  5. Bass great Mark Dresser and his quintet to headline KSDS 'Jazz Live'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Bass master and UC San Diego music professor Mark Dresser will perform a KSDS "Jazz Live" concert with his quintet on Tuesday, Jan. 10. Bass master and UC San Diego music professor Mark Dresser will perform a KSDS "Jazz Live" concert with his quintet on Tuesday, Jan. 10. For the past three decades, Mark Dresser has ranked among the world's most accomplished and daring bassists in cutting-edge jazz and improvised music. A stand-out performer, composer and band leader, he shines whether leading his own bands or collaborating with such greats as Anthony Braxton, Joe Lovano, Dave Douglas, John Zorn and fellow UC San Diego music professor Anthony Davis .

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  6. On New Release, Taylor Ho Bynum Plays Full CircleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | New Haven Independent

    ... a year later, Bynum and Lloyd decided to start Firehouse 12 Records. The first release was 2006's 10-CD Anthony Braxton box set, 9 Compositions (Iridium) 2006, "because that's the normal way to start a record label - with a 10-CD deluxe box set," ...

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  7. Love It to Death: My Year in MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | Hyperallergic

    ... that suggests running up and down a battery of staircases, sometimes with scissors. Her work with composer Anthony Braxton taught her that you don't need to be on just one set of stairs at a time. Sometimes Halvorson is racing up, while her octet is ...

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  8. The Music Club, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | Slate Magazine

    ... appreciate quite how special she is: Though Halvorson trained with the rather forbidding avant-gardist Anthony Braxton, her own music is as comfortable being lyrical and melodic as spiky and atonal, with swaying rhythm as with staccato skitters, ...

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  9. Rent Romus' Life's Blood Ensemble: Rising ColossusRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... on venturesome originals and customized renditions of works by prolific reedmen / composers John Tchicai and Anthony Braxton. Indeed, Romus and associates have reached a milestone with this top-notch outing that defies strict categorizations when ...

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  10. Best albums of the year 2016: Alexander VartyRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2016 | The Georgia Straight

    ... sure that they're delivered with a visceral kick. Mary Halvorson 's angular melodies reflect her mentor Anthony Braxton's influence, but there's an underpinning sweetness to this octet recording that Braxton's music often lacks, making it an ...

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  11. Why Mary Halvorson Sounds Like No Other GuitaristRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2016 | KQED

    ... Wesleyan University in Connecticut planning to be a biologist. Then she walked into a music class taught by Anthony Braxton , the MacArthur "genius" grant-winning composer and saxophonist. "And I was just so bowled over by him and his music that I ...

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  12. Joe McPhee: FlowersRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... Knox (For Niklaus Troxler); Flowers (For John Tchicai); The Whistler (For Mark Whitecage); Third Circle (For Anthony Braxton); The Night Bird's Call (For Julius Hemphill). I love jazz because it's technically and musically interesting. I was first ...

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  13. Mark DresserRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... cchi, Dresser relocated to New York in 1986 after being invited to join the quartet of composer/saxophonist, Anthony Braxton. Dresser played with Braxton's longest performing quartet for nine years.

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  14. Overrated/Underrated: 'Captain Fantastic,' and it's time for the mannequin challenge to stopRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    ... impossible to pin down flutist and composer whose roster of collaborators ranges from avant-jazz explorer Anthony Braxton to the knotted indie rock of Dirty Projectors, Paul has delivered another category-defying beauty with her latest album. ...

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  15. BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Mario PavoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... Bill Dixon (1980\'s), and the late Thomas Chapin (1990-97), and co-led a variety of notable ensembles with Anthony Braxton, Wadada Leo Smith, Marty Ehrlich, and Michael Musillami... Read more. I love jazz because I can feel the music in my soul. I ...

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  16. Sunday Session: November 6, 2016Read the original story

    Nov 5, 2016 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    Some interesting music-related items that have landed in StLJN's inbox over the past week: * What Lady Gaga Finds Appealing in Reel-to-Reel * How TV Is Making Us Hear '80s Music in a Whole New Way * 35 Greatest Horror Soundtracks: Modern Masters, Gatekeepers Choose * Esperanza Spalding Wins 2016 MOBO Award for Best Jazz Act * Phil Ranelin revisits 'Vibes From the Tribe' on its 40th anniversary * Wayne Shorter: 'Jazz isn't chewing gum - you can't market it' * Corea Assembles Supergroup for Miles Tribute at Blue Note NYC * Anthony Braxton still knows no boundaries * 15th Annual "A Great Night in Harlem" Honoring Dr. John and McCoy Tyner * Roli Blocks are expressive multitouch musical instruments for everyone * 23% Of CDs Sold On Amazon Are Counterfeit, Say Investigators * Marsalis & Friends Honor the Jazz Spirit of Ralph Ellison at NJPAC * Kamasi Washington Has Conquered the Jazz World.

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  17. StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Jen Shyu's 'Solo Rites: Seven Breaths'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    ... Steve Coleman's band. She also has worked collaboratively with jazz and creative musicians such as Anthony Braxton, Mark Dresser, Bobby Previte, Chris Potter, Michael Formanek, and more. Currently based in New York City, Shyu has recorded six albums ...

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  18. Anthony Braxton still knows no boundariesRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. THE LAST time Anthony Braxton came to Glasgow, he lost four saxophones. It was the end of a lengthy tour and he'd had rotten luck with the airport luggage ...

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  19. Anthony Braxton still knows no boundariesRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    THE LAST time Anthony Braxton came to Glasgow, he lost four saxophones. It was the end of a lengthy tour and he'd had rotten luck with the airport luggage handlers.

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  20. Bassist John Lindberg drops two new trio albumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | Chicago Reader

    ... by a pair of very different-sounding trios. Lindberg remains best known for his invaluable work alongside Anthony Braxton during the 70s and 80s and as a founding member of the String Trio of New York, a combo that forged a special brand of chamber ...

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