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  1. Strings add complex layers to Hutchinson-Andrew Trio's soundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Edmonton Journal

    ... Jamieson, who has also put in over 22 years playing cruise ships off and on over his career, and worked for Anthony Braxton as a copyist in the 1970s. Jamieson originally founded the UO to feature lesser-known repertoire by some of his favourite big ...


  2. Anthony Braxton - Trio and DuetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Something Else! Reviews

    Anthony Braxton's been known to make a 'standards' record from time to time , but here's a rare time where standards are juxtaposed against original material on the same album. When Braxton recorded 1974's Trio And Duet for Delmark Records' avante-garde imprint Sackville , he was still fairly early into a since-celebrated career, having already firmly established himself as a force to be reckoned with.


  3. Ethnic Heritage Ensemble looking back and surging forward at Bohemian CavernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Washington Post

    ... the Advancement of Creative Musicians, a klatch of cerebral jazz composers that included Henry Threadgill, Anthony Braxton, Jack DeJohnette, Wadada Leo Smith and others. Outside of that circle, El'Zabar went on to collaborate with the likes of ...


  4. Locally based, internationally touring Alexis Gideon world-premieres his latest video operaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Pittsburgh City Paper

    ... of the New Hazlett. Gideon, 34, attended Wesleyan University, studying under famed avant-garde musician Anthony Braxton. He later spent several years as a touring musician. In 2008, Gideon made the first of his "Video Musics" series of short ...


  5. Kenny Wheeler - Songs For QuintetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... early in his career with in stints with John Stevens' Spontaneous Music Ensemble, Tony Oxley's sextet and Anthony Braxton. "1076" is a brief taste of his free side that remained very much intact but still very tonal. A coda fit for the most ...


  6. b-sides: Ken VendermarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | LEO Weekly

    ... he says. "There's a long history in jazz of using extended techniques, but I think it was ignited by Anthony Braxton's [1970] For Alto." He continues, addressing the current state of his live performances: "I've been working extensively on solo ...


  7. Anthony Braxton: Trio and DuetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | All About Jazz

    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 in 1974-an unprecedented move on the major label's behalf that brought widespread attention to the maverick conceptualist's heterogeneous artistry.


  8. Zeena Parkins Joins Improvisations At Real Art WaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    ... avant-garde classical music and forward-thinking rock, with collaborators like Bjork, Pauline Oliveros, Anthony Braxton, Yoko Ono and Fred Frith. On Saturday, Jan. 17, Parkins performs at Hartford's Real Art Ways with cornet player Stephen Haynes ...


  9. Standing Out From Their CrowdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    ... of the cornerstone Miles Davis album "Kind of Blue." Ms. Halvorson performed with saxophone great Anthony Braxton, guitarist Marc Ribot and drummer Matt Wilson, as well participated in the collective band Thumbscrew. Mr. Irabagon plays in two bands, ...


  10. S. Victor Aaron's Best of 2014 (Part 2 of 4, Modern and Mainstream ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... they start with an idea and explode with smaller ones from a central core. He distilled the innovations of Anthony Braxton, Henry Threadgill and Andrew Hill to come up with a super-charged alchemy that draws from the best facets of them. And yet, ...


  11. Omar Tamez Quartet ft. Joe Fonda|November 28th, 8-10PM | $10Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 |

    An accomplished international jazz artist, Fonda has performed with his own ensembles throughout the United States, Europe and Asia, and has collaborated and worked as a side man with Anthony Braxton, Leo Smith, Archie Shepp, Ken Mcintyre, Lou Donaldson, Bill and Kenny Barron, Randy Weston, Han Bennink, Xu Fengia, Curtis Fuller, Slid Hampton, Ramon Lopez, Carla Bley, Bobby Naughton, Bill Dixon, Gebhard Ullmann. Lou Grassi is internationally known for his work in both the traditional and the avant-garde jazz worlds.


  12. INTERVIEW: Jazz Musician of the Day: Mario PavoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | All About Jazz

    All About Jazz is celebrating Mario Pavone's birthday today! Bassist/composer Mario Pavone has collaborated with both legendary innovators and today\'s most respected young musicians to consistently define the cutting edge of jazz for the past 40 years. He has anchored the trios of Paul Bley , Bill Dixon , and the late Thomas Chapin , and co-led a variety of notable ensembles with Anthony Braxton, Wadada Leo Smith, Marty Ehrlich, and Michael Musillami... Read more.


  13. Dynaudio Excite X14 loudspeakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Stereophile

    ... Woodwinds were equally intoxicating. In Seven Standards 1985, Volume 1 , master composer and reed player Anthony Braxton deviates from his usually abstruse original work, cranking through straight-ahead covers of jazz standards (LP, Magenta ...


  14. In Passing: ObituariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... and composer who was as comfortable improvising with uncompromising avant-gardists like the saxophonist Anthony Braxton as he was writing challenging arrangements for a big band, has died aged 84. Angus Lennie , a diminutive Scottish actor who ...


  15. Angel City Jazz FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 |

    ... the return to Barnsdall Art Park, the site of the first festival in 2008. Artists include NEA Jazz Masters Anthony Braxton and Toshiko Akiyoshi, and jazz luminaries Craig Taborn, Wadada Leo Smith, Bobby Bradford, Vinny Golia, Azar Lawrence, Michael ...


  16. EVENT: New England Conservatory's Jazz Studies Department Presents...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | All About Jazz

    ... her last years to forging a new sound with the pioneering avant-garde quartet Circle alongside Chick Corea, Anthony Braxton, and Barry Altschul; standing alongside legends like Stan Getz, Hank Jones, Roy Haynes, and Sam Rivers to providing early ...


  17. Kenny Wheeler: Acclaimed trumpeter and composer who was equally at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | The Independent

    ... the European and American avant-garde of Globe Unity Orchestra and the Spontaneous Music Ensemble, and the Anthony Braxton quartet, he was sometimes overshadowed in a market that still thrives on showy variation of repertory pieces and ancient ...


  18. Canadian jazz musician and composer Kenny Wheeler dies at 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Globe and Mail

    Kenny Wheeler, a jazz trumpeter, flugelhornist and composer who was as comfortable improvising with uncompromising avant-gardists like the saxophonist Anthony Braxton as he was writing challenging arrangements for a big band, died on Thursday in London. He was 84. His death was announced by the Royal Academy of Music in London, where Wheeler had founded Junior Jazz, a course of study for teenagers.


  19. Joan's on Third in Studio City Is Finally OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | LA Weekly

    This now-venerable event offers L.A. jazzheads a rare-ish chance to savor and learn from the cream of the progressive-jazz crop. Scheduled stalwart guardians of jazz's future include NEA Jazz Masters Anthony Braxton and Toshiko Akiyoshi, pianist Craig Taborn, trumpeter-composers Wadada Leo Smith and Bobby Bradford, multi-brass/reeds boss Vinny Golia, sax man Azar Lawrence and a mind-blowing host of others.


  20. Steve Coleman joins the ranks of jazz's genius-grant recipientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 |

    ... been nominated. Other jazz musicians who have received genius grants have included Max Roach, Cecil Taylor, Anthony Braxton, Ornette Coleman, Steve Lacy, Ran Blake, Gunther Schuller, Ken Vandermark, Regina Carter, Jason Moran, Dafnis Prieto, Miguel ...