Braxton, Anthony (1945)

Anthony Braxton (1976). New York, EEUU. Picture by Tom Marcello

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Description: Anthony Braxton is a free jazz composer from Chicago. He plays saxophone, clarinet, flute and piano, and he has recorder more than 100 albums. In 2013, he was named a National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master. Braxton’s music is experimental and theoretical, blending the complexity of free jazz with the harmonies of the musical avant-garde. In adittion, he uses diagrams and cryptic numbers and letters in his compositions.
Sex: Male Occupation: Composer, teacher and philosopher
Place of Birth / Death: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Country Tags: United States
Periods: 20th and 21st Century. Genres: Instrumental music, vocal music, World Music, Free jazz
Styles: Jazz, Folk, Avant-Garde School / Group: –
Instruments: Sax, clarinet, flute and piano Relatives: –

 

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