Contents: I. King Super 20 -- II. Composition No. 2 -- III. Just Groovin'. With program and biographical notes. The movements were inspired by the music of Charlie Parker, Anthony Braxton, and Miles Davis.
Braxton is described as a pioneer in the post-jazz synthesis of improvisation & composition. Many music examples & figures, bibliography, index. The book is also part of the series Profiles of American Composers. Paper edition available from Excelsior, $24.95
Braxton is described as a pioneer in the post-jazz synthesis of improvisation & composition. Many music examples & figures, bibliography, index. The book is also part of the series Profiles of American Composers.
Also in paper - ISBN 0226701964 $16.95. Braxton is not only a virtuoso jazz saxophonist, but an innovative theoretician, a composer of experimental art music, a teacher and lecturer. Through his life and work, the author places jazz within postmodern culture. Requoted with more detail.
Contents: Composition 116 -- Composition 23C -- Composition 108C/110/69Q -- Composition 69B -- Composition 40N/40B.
A collection of 57 essays from throughout the 20th century and beyond, by writers including Feldman, Varese, Cage, McLuhan, Brian Eno, Glenn Gould, Umberto Eco, Anthony Braxton, Stockhausen and many others. With an introduction, chronology, glossary, discography, bibliography and index.
Three discs of avant garde and free jazz from the BYG/Actuel catalogue, 1969-1971. Artists include Sunny Murray, Archie Shepp, Steve Lacy, Sun Ra, Don Cherry, Anthony Braxton, and more.
. . . And Anthony Braxton. In this study, Lock breaks away from traditional criticism of the music of these three artists, arguing that each in his own way worked to be free of categorical confines and to create visions of a utopian future. With an introduction, notes, works cited, indices.
61 tracks on 7 CDs. Braxton and colleagues interpret the music of Lennie Tristano.
Remasters of eight albums by the experimental composer and saxophonist Braxton. Eight CDs for the price of two.
Contents: Dedicated to Multi-Instrumentalist Jack Gell (:42) -- To Composer John Cage (9:30) -- To Artist Murray de Pillars (4:17) -- To Pianist Cecil Taylor (5:18) -- Dedicated to Ann and Peter Allen (12:54) -- Dedicated to Susan Axelrod (10:24) -- To My Friend Kenny McKenny (10:06) -- Dedicated to…