Anthony Braxton
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1945-06-04
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Anthony Braxton

Anthony Braxton Biography (Wikipedia)

Anthony Braxton (born June 4, 1945) is an American composer and multi-instrumentalist who is known in the genre of free jazz.

Since the 1960s, he has released more than 100 albums. He plays many types of saxophone (soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, bass, contrabass, sopranino, C-melody, mezzo-soprano) and clarinet (E-flat, B-flat, contrabass), in addition to flute, alto flute, and piano.

Braxton studied philosophy at Roosevelt University. He taught at Mills College in the 1980s, and was Professor of Music at Wesleyan University from the 1990s until his retirement at the end of 2013. He taught music composition and music history, with a concentration on the avant-garde, as well as leading ensembles in performances of his compositions. In 1994, he was given a genius grant by the MacArthur Foundation. In 2013, he was named a 2014 National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master.

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Anthony Braxton
For Merle Haggard
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For Merle Haggard
Anthony Braxton
Anthony Braxton- GTM no 192
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Anthony Braxton- GTM no 192
Anthony Braxton
69J
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69J
Max Roach
Tropical Forest
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Tropical Forest
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You Stepped Out Of A Dream
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You Stepped Out Of A Dream
Anthony Braxton
Ornithology
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Ornithology
Anthony Braxton
Language Music 9: Legato Formings
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Language Music 9: Legato Formings
Anthony Braxton
Composition 113 - Section 1
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Composition 113 - Section 1
Anthony Braxton
This Time...
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This Time...
Anthony Braxton
In The Street
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In The Street
Anthony Braxton
138B (African Violets)
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138B (African Violets)
Anthony Braxton
Composition No 63 (1976) for chamber orch and 2 improvising soloists (UK prem)
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Composition No 63 (1976) for chamber orch and 2 improvising soloists (UK prem)
Anthony Braxton
Composition No 27 (1973) for full orchestra (European Premiere)
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Composition No 27 (1973) for full orchestra (European Premiere)
Anthony Braxton
Duet
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Duet
Anthony Braxton
To Artist Murray De Pillars
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To Artist Murray De Pillars
Anthony Braxton
Donna Lee
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Donna Lee
Anthony Braxton
Composition 343
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Composition 343
Anthony Braxton
Composition 77e
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Composition 77e
Anthony Braxton
Composition No. 175
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Composition No. 175

Composition No. 175

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Composition 40 (O)
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Composition 40 (O)
Anthony Braxton
The Victoria And Albertville Suite Part II
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The Victoria And Albertville Suite Part II
Anthony Braxton
Composition No. 343, Part 2
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Composition No. 343, Part 2
Anthony Braxton
Dance Griot
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Dance Griot
Anthony Braxton
Falling River Music
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Falling River Music
Anthony Braxton
Little Symphony
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Little Symphony
Anthony Braxton
Improvisation No 1
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Improvisation No 1
Anthony Braxton
Brilliant Corners
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Brilliant Corners
Anthony Braxton
Piece One (Composition W-138)
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Piece One (Composition W-138)
Anthony Braxton
Waltz for Debbie
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Waltz for Debbie
Anthony Braxton
Anthony Braxton : Language Improvisations
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Anthony Braxton : Language Improvisations
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