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Anthony Braxton Discography - part 1: 1967-1989

compiled by Jason Guthartz
last updated:  07-Jul-2013

Born June 4, 1945, Chicago, IL (USA).

Chronological listing of recordings issued under Anthony Braxton's name, recordings on which he appears as a performer, and recordings featuring his compositions.

(+) following the title of a recording indicates that it includes other tracks not listed here on which Braxton does not play or are not Braxton compositions.

Many thanks to those who provided details large and small.
Please contact me if you have any corrections or missing details.



Muhal Richard Abrams
Levels And Degrees Of Light
(+)

Delmark DD-413 (LP, 1968) under "Richard Abrams"
Delmark 413 (CD, 1996)
    also:  Trio PA 7024 (LP, Japan)

1. The Bird Song (Abrams) * [23:00]
2. My Thoughts Are My Future - Now and Forever (Abrams) [9:43]

Muhal Richard Abrams (cl, p)
Anthony Braxton (as)
Maurice McIntyre (ts)
Charles Clark (b)
Thurman Barker (d)
David Moore (poet) on #1
Leroy Jenkins (vln) on #1
Leonard Jones (b) on #1
Penelope Taylor (voc) on #2
Gordon Emanuel [aka Emanuel Cranshaw] (vib) on #2

1967 – June 7 (#1)
Sound Studios
Chicago, IL (USA)

1967 – December 21 (#2)
Ter-Mar
Chicago, IL (USA)

    NOTES:  


Anthony Braxton
3 Compositions of New Jazz

Delmark DD-415 (LP, 1969) 
Delmark 415 (CD, 1996)
    also:  Trio PA 7026 (LP, Japan); Sofrason 900.250 (LP, France)

1. Comp. 6 E (Braxton) [20:03]
2. Comp. 6 D (Braxton) [12:57]
3. The Bell (Smith) [10:31]

Anthony Braxton (as, ss, cl, fl, mus, acc, bells, sn-d, mixer, etc.)
Leroy Jenkins (vln, vla, hmca, bd, rec, cym, sl-w, etc.)
Leo Smith (tpt, mlp, xyl, bot, kaz, etc.)
Muhal Richard Abrams (p) on #2; (p, clo, acl) on #3

1968 – March 27 (#1)
1968 – April 10 (#2, 3)
Sound Studios
Chicago, IL (USA)


Anthony Braxton
For Alto

Delmark DS-420/421 (2-LP, 1971)
Delmark 420 (CD, 2000)
    also:  Trio PA 7621/7622 (2-LP, Japan), Sofrason 900.253/254 (2-LP)

Side One
1. Comp. 8 A (dedicated to Jack Gell) (Braxton) [0:43]
2. Comp. 8 F (dedicated to Cecil Taylor) (Braxton) [9:30]
3. Comp. 8 H (dedicated to Murray de Pillars) (Braxton) [4:17]
4. Comp. 8 (A/B) Blues / 
Comp. 8 E (dedicated to John Cage)
(Braxton) [5:18]
Side Two
5. Comp. 8 D (dedicated to Ann and Peter Allen) (Braxton) [12:54]
Side Three
6. Comp. 8 C (dedicated to Susan Axelrod) (Braxton) [10:24]
7. Comp. 8 G (dedicated to Kenny McKenny) (Braxton) [10:06]
Side Four
8. Comp. 8 B (dedicated to Leroy Jenkins) (Braxton) [19:47]

Anthony Braxton (as)

1969 – ??
Parkway Community Center
Chicago, IL (USA)

    NOTES:


Anthony Braxton / Leo Smith / Leroy Jenkins
Silence

Freedom FLP 40123 (LP, 1975)
Black Lion BLCD760221 (CD, 1996, shared with Time Zones)
   also:  Trio PA9116 (LP, Japan); Freedom/Intercord ITC 28.486, 162.305; Freedom/Takuma TKCB 70331 (CD, 1994, Japan)

1. Off The Top Of My Head (Jenkins) [17:16]
2. Silence (Smith) [15:10]

Anthony Braxton (reeds & misc.)
Leo Smith (tpt & misc.)
Leroy Jenkins (vln & misc.)

1969 – prob. June
??
Chicago, IL (USA)

    NOTES:


Gunter Hampel
The 8th Of July 1969 (+)

Birth 001 (LP, 1969) without #4-5
Birth 001 (CD, 1992)
    also:  Flying Dutchman 10126 (LP)

1. We Move (Hampel) [8:15]
2. Morning Song (Hampel) [18:30]
3. Crepuscule (Hampel) [25:25]
4. We Move (take 2) (Hampel) [6:21]
5. The 8th Of July 1969 (take 1) (Hampel) [0:32]

Gunter Hampel (p, vib, bcl)
Anthony Braxton (as, sss, cbcl)
Willem Breuker (as, ts, bcl, ss)
Jeanne Lee (voc)
Arjen Gorter (b, el-b)
Steve McCall (d)

1969 – July 8
André Van de Water Studios
Nederhorst den Berg (Netherlands)


various artists
Instant Composers Pool (+)

ICP 007/008 (2-LP, 1970)

1. Gib Mir Noch Ein Spiegelei Mit Schinken (Willem Breuker / Evan Parker) [1:15]

Willem Breuker (bcl)
Anthony Braxton (cbcl)
Gunter Hampel (vib)
Jeanne Lee (voc)
Arjen Gorter (b)
Steve McCall (perc)

1969 – July 8
André Van de Water Studios
Nederhorst den Berg (Netherlands)


Jacques Coursil
Black Suite

BYG 529.349 (Actuel 49) (LP, 1969)
    also:  America 30AM6111 (LP)
    excerpt of #2 on JazzActuel compilation, Charly 707 (3-CD); Get Back GET 300 (6-LP) 

1. Black Suite - Part 1 (Coursil) [18:00]
2. Black Suite - Part 2 (Coursil) [15:10]

Jacques Coursil (tpt)
Anthony Braxton (cbcl)
Arthur Jones (as)
Leroy Jenkins (vln & misc.)
Burton Greene (p)
Beb Guérin (b)
Claude Delcloo (d)

1969 – July 10
Paris (France)


Alan Silva and his Celestrial Communications Orchestra
Luna Surface

BYG 529.312 (Actuel 12) (LP, 1969)
Sunspots SPOT 539 (CD, Italy)
    also:  Get Back GET 312 (LP)

1. From the Luna Surface - Part 1 (Silva) [14:10]
2. From the Luna Surface - Part 2 (Silva) [14:10]

Alan Silva (vln)
Anthony Braxton (ss, as)
Bernard Vitet (tpt, frhn)
Grachan Moncur III (tb)
Archie Shepp (ss)
Kenneth Terroade (ts)
Dave Burrell (p)
Leroy Jenkins (vln, vla)
Beb Guerin, Malachi Favors (b)
Claude Delcloo (d)

1969 – August 17
Saravah Studios
Paris (France)


Anthony Braxton
Anthony Braxton
[aka B-Xo/ N-O-1-47A]

BYG 529.315 (Actuel 15) (LP, 1970)
Get Back GET 315 (CD, Italy)
    also:  Affinity AFF 15 (LP); Toho YX 8005 (LP, Japan); Hi Horse Records 15 (LP, 2010)
    excerpt of #3 on JazzActuel compilation, Charly 707 (3-CD); Get Back GET 300 (6-LP)

1. The Light On The Dalta (Smith) [9:56]
2. Simple Like (Jenkins) [9:22]
3. Comp. 6 G (Braxton) [19:30]

Anthony Braxton (as, ss, cl, cbcl, fl, chm, sound machine)
Leo Smith (tpt, flgn, horns, logs, siren, etc.)
Leroy Jenkins (vln, vla, fl, m-org, Hohner-org, hmca)
Steve McCall (d, dbk, perc)

1969 – September 10
Saravah Studios
Paris (France)


Anthony Braxton
Quartet (Paris) 1969

Braxton Bootleg BL002 (digital d/l, 2011)

1. (untitled)   [20:20]

Anthony Braxton (reeds)
Leo Smith (tpt)
Leroy Jenkins (vln)
Steve McCall (d)

1969 – October 25
??
Paris (France)


Archie Shepp & Philly Joe Jones
Archie Shepp & Philly Joe Jones

America 30AM6102 (LP, 1970); Fantasy 86018 (LP, 1970)

1. The Lowlands (Chicago Beau) [18:33]
2. Howling In The Silence (Julio Finn) [21:40]
a)  Raynes or Thunders
b)  Julio's Song

Archie Shepp (p on #2, ts)
Philly Joe Jones (d)
Anthony Braxton (as, ss)
Leroy Jenkins (vln)
Chicago Beau [L.T. Beauchamp] (voc on #1, ss, hmca)
Julio Finn (voc on #2, hmca)
Earl Freeman (voc on #2, b)

1969 – December 11
Paris (France)


Anthony Braxton
This Time…

BYG 529.347 (Actuel 7) (LP, 1970)
Get Back GET 347 (CD, Italy); Sunspots SPOT 533 (CD, Italy)
    also:  Affinity AFF 25 (LP, 1979); Toho YX 6036 (LP, Japan)
    also:  #6 on Mastercuts: Jazz Cafe, Mastercuts MCUTCD15 (3-CD, 2006)

1. Comp. 6 H ("Composition No. 1") (Braxton) [12:48]
2. Comp. 8 K ("Solo") (Braxton) [5:42]
3. Comp. 6 F ("Small Composition No. 1-5") (Braxton) [7:47]
4. In The Street (Braxton) [3:56]
5. This Time… (Braxton) [1:41]

Anthony Braxton (as, ss, cl, cbcl, fl, chm, voc, sound machine, etc.)
Leo Smith (tpt, flgn, horns, logs, siren, etc.)
Leroy Jenkins (vln, vla, fl, m-org, Hohner-org, etc.)
Steve McCall (d, dbk, perc, etc.)

1970 – January
Paris (France)


Creative Construction Company
CCC
[aka Muhal]

Muse MR 5071 (LP, 1976)
Sony Records SRCS-9409 (CD, 1998, Japan)
    also:  Vedette VPA 8360 (LP, 1978, Italy); King Records K22P (LP, Japan)

1. Muhal (part I) (Jenkins) [19:24]
2. Muhal (part II) (Jenkins) [14:40]
3. (Live Spiral) (Jenkins) [2:40]

Anthony Braxton (as, ss, cl, fl, cbcl, orchestral-chm)
Leroy Jenkins (vln, vla, rec, toy-xyl, hmca, bicycle horn)
Leo Smith (tpt, flgn, frhn, seal horn, perc)
Muhal Richard Abrams (p, clo, cl)
Richard Davis (b)
Steve McCall (d, perc)

1970 – May 19
Washington Square Methodist Church (Peace Church)
New York, NY (USA)


Creative Construction Company
CCC vol. II
[aka No More White Gloves]

Muse MR 5097 (LP)

1. No More White Gloves (With Sand Under Your Shoes Doing A Dance) - Part I (Jenkins) [17:30]
2. No More White Gloves (With Sand Under Your Shoes Doing A Dance) - Part II (Jenkins) [16:58]

Anthony Braxton (as, ss, cl, fl, cbcl, orchestral-chm)
Leroy Jenkins (vn, vla, rec, toy-xyl, hmca, bicycle horn)
Leo Smith (tpt, flgn, frhn, seal horn, perc)
Muhal Richard Abrams (p, clo, cl)
Richard Davis (b)
Steve McCall (d, perc)

1970 – May 19
Washington Square Methodist Church (Peace Church)
New York, NY (USA)


Marion Brown
Afternoon Of A Georgia Faun

ECM 1004 (LP, 1970)
ECM/Polydor 3801 202 8F 1004 (8-track stereo tape, 1976); info here
ECM 1004 (CD)
    also:  Toshiba-EMI 88011 (LP, Japan)

1. Afternoon Of A Georgia Faun (Brown) [17:00]
2. Djinji's Corner (Brown) [18:04]

Marion Brown (as, zomari, perc)
Anthony Braxton (as, ss, cl, cbcl, Ch-mus, fl, perc)
Bennie Maupin (ts, afl, bcl, acorn, bells, wfl, perc)
Jeanne Lee (voc, perc)
Gayle Palmore (voc, p, perc)
Chick Corea (p, bells, gong, perc)
Jack Gregg (b, perc)
Andrew Cyrille (perc)
Larry Curtis (perc) on #2
William Green (Top O'Lin, perc) on #2
Billy Malone (African-d) on #2

1970 – August 10
Sound Ideas Studio
New York, NY (USA)


Chick Corea
Circulus (+)

Blue Note BN-LA882-J2 (2-LP, 1975)
    also:  King GXF 3026/7 (2-LP, Japan)
    #4 on Early Circle, Blue Note CDP 7 84465 2 (CD, 1992)

1. Quartet Piece No. 1 (collective) [16:13]
2. Quartet Piece No. 2 (collective) [17:33]
3. Quartet Piece No. 3 (collective) [12:25]
4. Percussion Piece (collective) [5:52]

Chick Corea (p, prep-p, vib, perc, b-mba)
Anthony Braxton (as, ss, cl, cbcl)
Dave Holland (b, g, perc)
Barry Altschul (d, perc, b-mba)

1970 – August 21
New York, NY (USA)


Chick Corea
Circling In (+)

Blue Note BN-LA472-H2 (2-LP, 1978)
included on Early Circle, Blue Note CDP 7 84465 2 (CD, 1992)

1. Danse for Clarinet and Piano No. 1 (Corea / Braxton) [2:14]
2. Danse for Clarinet and Piano No. 2 (Corea / Braxton) [2:32]
3. Chimes - part 1 (Corea / Holland / Braxton) [10:20]
4. Chimes - part 2 (Corea / Holland / Braxton) [6:40]
5. Starp (Holland) [5:20]
6. Comp. 6 F (Braxton) [9:09]
7. Ballad (collective) [6:41]

Chick Corea (p, perc)
Anthony Braxton (as, cl, cbcl, fl)
Dave Holland (b, clo, g)
Barry Altschul (d, perc) on #5-7

1970 – October 13 (#1-4)
1970 – October 19 (#5-7)
A&R Studios
New York, NY (USA)


Circle
Live In Germany Concert

CBS-Sony SOPL 19XJ (LP, Japan)
Stretch Records MVCR-237 (CD, 1996, Japan) as Chick Corea, Circle 1: Live in Germany Concert

1. Medley:  Toy Room / Q & A (Holland) [28:13]
2. There Is No Greater Love (Ishan Jones / Marty Symes) [21:32]

Chick Corea (p)
Anthony Braxton (as, ss, fl, bcl, perc)
Dave Holland (b, clo)
Barry Altschul (d, perc)

1970 – November 28
live at Parktheater
Iserlohn (Germany)


Anthony Braxton
Recital Paris 1971

Futura 23 (LP, 1975)
    also:  Musica 2004 (LP); Epia 53905-F (LP, Japanese CBS/Epic)
Futura Ger 23 (CD, 2006)

1. Come Sunday (dedicated to Johnny Hodges) (Duke Ellington) [25:10]
2. Comp. 16 (dedicated to David Tudor) (Braxton) [8:52]

NOTE:  LP sleeve has incorrect date (January 9 for #2) and times (28' and 7')

Anthony Braxton (as on #1; four multi-tracked pianos on #2)

1971 – January 2 (#2)
Europasonor Studios
Paris (France)

1971 – January 4 (#1)
live at Theatre de l'Epée des Bois
Paris (France)


Celestrial Communications Orchestra
My Country

Leo CD LR 302 (CD, 1989)

1. My Country (Silva) [68:00]

Alan Silva (vln, srn, electrical-acoustical bow, electrical-acoustical spring)
Anthony Braxton (as, ss)
Bernard Vitet (tpt, frhn)
Ambrose Jackson, Oche Ray Stephens (tpt)
Steve Lacy (ss)
Becky Friend (fl, as)
Robin Kenyatta, Ronnie Beer (as)
Hugh Levick, Lubomir Tamaskovic (ts)
Jouck Minor (bar)
Francois Tusques (p, org, clst)
David Horowitz (p)
Robert Wood (vib)
Bob Reid, Kent Carter, Beb Guerin (b)
Noel McGuee, Jerome Cooper (d, perc)

1971 – January
"Festival de Musique Contemporaine de Royan"
Royan (France)


Anthony Braxton
The Complete Braxton 1971

Freedom 40112/3 (2-LP, 1972?)
Freedom/Takuma 70330 (CD, 1994, Japan); Takuma 32JDF-185 (CD, Japan)
    also:  Arista/Freedom 1902 (2-LP, 1978); Trio PA 7036/7 (2-LP); Intercord 28459-6Z/1&2 (2-LP)
    also:  #1, 4, 7, 8 as Europa, Piccadilly 3514 (LP, 1980)
    also:  #1, 2, 5, 6, 8 on Fabbri Ed. "American Jazz & Blues History Vol. 26" I Grandi del Jazz n. 16 (LP, 1985) [tracks titled "Up Thing", "Quartet Ballad", "Be Bop", "Five Tubas", "Contrebasse" respectively]

1. Comp. 6 K (Braxton) [4:35]
2. Comp. 6 J (Braxton) [16:35]
3. Comp. 6 A (Braxton) [5:15]
4. Comp. 22 (Braxton) [15:00]
5. Comp. 6 I (Braxton) [9:47]
6. Comp. 4 (Braxton) [8:01]
7. Comp. 6 L (Braxton) [14:34]
8. Comp. 6 M (Braxton) [6:18]

Anthony Braxton (as, sss, fl, cl, cbcl); conductor on #6
Kenny Wheeler (tpt, flgn) on #2, 3, 5
Dave Holland (b, clo) on #2, 3, 5
Barry Altschul (d, perc, bells) on #2, 3, 5
Chick Corea (p) on #1, 7
London Tuba Ensemble on #6:
    Geoffrey Adams, James Anderson, Michael Barnes, John Fletcher (Eb-tuba)
    Paul Lawrence (C-tuba)

1971 – February 4 (#1-5)
1971 – February 5 (#6-8)
Polydor Studios
London, England (UK)

    NOTE:  


Circle
Paris Concert (+)

ECM 1018/19 (2-LP, 1972)
ECM 1018-2 (2-CD, 1994)

1. Nefertitti (Wayne Shorter) [19:13]
2. Song For The Newborn (Holland) [6:49]
3. Comp. 6 L (Braxton) [10:31]
4. Lookout Farm (Altschul) [16:06]
Comp. 6 F (Braxton)
5. Toy Room / Q & A (Holland) [24:40]
6. There Is No Greater Love (Ishan Jones / Marty Symes) [17:37]

Chick Corea (p)
Anthony Braxton (reeds, perc)
Dave Holland (b, clo)
Barry Altschul (perc)

1971 – February 21
Maison de l'O.R.T.F.
Paris (France)

    NOTE:


Circle / Chick Corea Quartet
Live in New York City
(+)

Oxford OX 3005 (LP, Italy); I Grandi del Jazz, Fabri Ed no. 86 (LP, Italy)

1. Nefertiti (Wayne Shorter) [18:26]

Chick Corea (p)
Anthony Braxton (as, sss)
Dave Holland (b, clo)
Barry Altschul (perc)

1971 – March 19
Third International Jazz Parade at Bergamo, Donizetti Theater
Bergamo (Italy)

    NOTE:  


Circle
Gathering

CBS-Sony SOLP20XJ (LP, Japan)
Stretch Records MVCR-238 (CD, 1996, Japan) as Chick Corea, Circle 2: Gathering

1. Gathering (Corea) [41:53]

Chick Corea (p, bmb-fl, perc)
Anthony Braxton (as, ss, fl, bcl, perc)
Dave Holland (b, clo, g, perc)
Barry Altschul (d, finger-p, perc)

1971 – May 17  [not March 17 as indicated elsewhere]
Upsurge Studios
New York, NY (USA)


Anthony Braxton
Solo (France) 1971

Braxton Bootleg BL001 (digital d/l, 2011)
#1-2 on News From the '70s, New Tone 7005 (CD, 1998) with session 2, session 3, session 4, session 5 below

1. Comp. 26 D (Braxton) [8:40]
2. Comp. 8 B (Braxton) [7:59]
  3. They Say It's Wonderful (Irving Berlin) [3:43]
  4. Comp. 8 J (Braxton) [7:01]
  5. Comp. 26 G (Braxton) [4:17]

Anthony Braxton (as)

prob. 1971 – April or December
Royan or Paris (France)
or
poss. 1969 – October
?? Ghent (Belgium)

    NOTE:  


Joseph Jarman / Anthony Braxton
Together Alone

Delmark DD-428 (LP, 1975)
Delmark DD-428 (CD, 1995)

1. Together Alone (Jarman) [5:39]
2. Dawn Dance One (Jarman) [13:46]
3. Morning (Including Circles) (Jarman) [2:18]
4. Comp. 21 (Braxton) [6:10]
5. Comp. 20 (Braxton) [14:53]

Joseph Jarman (sss, ss, as, fl, syn, bells, voc)
Anthony Braxton (as, cbcl, fl, p, voc)

1971 – December 29
??
Paris (France)


Anthony Braxton
Donna Lee

America 30AM6122 (LP, 1975) ["Donna" is misspelled as "Dona"]
Universal/Verve 067863 (CD, 2005)

1. Donna Lee (Charlie Parker) [9:21]
2. Comp. 23 L (Braxton) [11:50]
3. You Go To My Head - Part One (J. Fred Coots / Haven Gillespie) [6:27]
4. You Go To My Head - Part Two (J. Fred Coots / Haven Gillespie) [10:15]
5. Comp. 23 K (Braxton) [11:50]

Anthony Braxton (as)
Michael Smith (p)
Peter Warren (b)
Oliver Johnson (d)

1972 – February 18
??
Paris (France)


Anthony Braxton
Saxophone Improvisations Series F

America 30AM011/012 (2-LP)
Universal/Verve 067858 (2-CD, 2005)
    also:  #1-4 on Inner City IC 1008 (LP)

1. Comp. 8 I - Stage 1/2/3 (dedicated to Bobby Fisher) (Braxton)

[1:11/1:00/2:15]

2. Comp. 26 A (dedicated to Marie-Claude Conet) (Braxton)

[9:04]

3. Comp. 26 J (dedicated to Dave, Claire and Louise Holland) (Braxton)

[6:50]

4. Comp. 26 B (to Maurice McIntyre) (Braxton) [17:54]
5. Comp. 26 D (dedicated to Ann Taylor) (Braxton) [2:15]
6. Comp. 8 J (dedicated to Buckminster Fuller) (Braxton) [5:19]
7. Comp. 26 C (dedicated to George Conley) (Braxton) [6:54]
8. Comp. 26 I (dedicated to June Patton) (Braxton) [7:17]
9. Comp. 26 F (dedicated to Phillip Glass) (Braxton) [19:00]

Anthony Braxton (as)

1972 – February 25
Studio Decca
Paris (France)


Anthony Braxton
Creative Music Orchestra

Ring Records 01024/5/6 (3-LP); Moers Music 01024/5/6 (3-LP) 

Comp. 25 (dedicated to Ornette Coleman) (Braxton)
Unit A [3:15]
Unit B [8:00]
Unit C (Parts I/II) [7:37/3:40]
Unit D [6:10]
Unit E (Parts I/II) [8:18/10:27]
Unit F (Parts I/II) [11:47/9:55]
Unit G [11:50]
Unit H [8:55]
Unit I [1:21]
Unit J [10:27]
Unit K [3:09]
Unit L [0:31]

Anthony Braxton (saxes, cl, fl)
Bob Taylor (ts)
Hugh Levick (ts, ss)
Jean Bauchard (as)
Ambrose Jackson, James Maceda, Ray Stephen Oche, Ceasare Massarenti (tpt)
Gilbert Aloir (tuba)
Joachim Kuhn (p)
Francois Mechali, Pancho Blumenzwieg (b)
Oliver Johnson, Sabu Toyozumi (perc)

1972 – March 11
live at the Festival of Chatellerault
Chatellerault (France)


Gunter Hampel / Jeanne Lee / Anthony Braxton
Familie

Birth Records 008 (LP)
Birth Records CD008 (CD, 2008)

1. Familie - Parts 1 & 2 [55:19]

Gunter Hampel (vib, bcl, fl, p, ss)
Jeanne Lee (voc)
Anthony Braxton (sss, as, cl, cbcl, fl)

1972 – April 1
live at the Theatre du Mouffétard
Paris (France)


Anthony Braxton
Town Hall 1972

Trio PA 3008/9 (LP)
hatART 6119 (CD, 1992) as Town Hall (Trio & Quintet) 1972
hatOLOGY 685 (CD, 2011) as Trio & Quintet (Town Hall) 1972
    also:  Polystar Jazz Library/Art Union MTCJ-2535 (CD, Japan)

1. Comp. 6 N (dedicated to Jerome Cooper) (Braxton) [18:18]
Comp. 6 (O) (dedicated to Frederic Rzewski) (Braxton)
2. All The Things You Are (Jerome Kern / Oscar Hammerstein) [14:12]
3. Comp. 6 P (I/II) (dedicated to Jeanne Lee) (Braxton) [13:46/21:25]

Anthony Braxton (as, ss, fl, cbcl, scl, Bb-cl, perc)
Dave Holland (b)
Philip Wilson (d) on #1, 2
John Stubblefield (ts, fl, bcl, gong, perc) on #3
Jeanne Lee (voc) on #3
Barry Altschul (perc, mba) on #3

1972 – May 22
Town Hall
New York, NY (USA)


Anthony Braxton
News From The '70s

New Tone 7005 (CD) with session 1 above; session 3, session 4, session 5 below

1. Comp. -1 (dedicated to Jerry Barr) (Braxton) [14:25]

Anthony Braxton (cl)
Dave Holland (clo)

1972 – May 22
Town Hall
New York, NY (USA)


Anthony Braxton
Solo (Carnegie Hall) 1972

New Braxton House NBH036 (digital d/l, 2012)

1. Track 1 [9:53]
2. Track 2 [11:11]
3. Lush Life (Billy Strayhorn) [5:46]
4. Track 4 [5:40]
5. Track 5 [6:12]

Anthony Braxton (as)

1972 – June 10
Carnegie Recital Hall
New York, NY (USA)


David Holland Quartet
Conference Of The Birds

ECM 1027 (LP)
ECM 1027 (CD)
    also:  Trio PA 79 (LP, Japan)
    #3 also on Dave Holland, Rarum, Vol. 10; Selected Recordings, ECM 8010 (CD, 2004)

1. Four Winds (Holland) [6:32]
2. Q & A (Holland) [8:34]
3. Conference Of The Birds (Holland) [4:34]
4. Interception (Holland) [8:20]
5. Now Here (Nowhere) (Holland) [4:32]
6. See-Saw (Holland) [6:40]

Dave Holland (b)
Anthony Braxton (reeds, fl)
Sam Rivers (reeds, fl)
Barry Altschul (perc, mba)

1972 – November 30
Allegro Studio
New York, NY (USA)


Anthony Braxton
Four Compositions (1973)

Denon YX-7506-ND (LP, 1977, Japan); Nippon Columbia NCB8504-N (LP, Japan)

1. Comp. 23 N (dedicated to Richard Teitelbaum) (Braxton) [11:30]
2. Comp. 23 P (dedicated to Richard Abrams) (Braxton) [8:24]
3. Comp. 23 M (dedicated to Warne Marsh) (Braxton) [9:49]
4. Comp. 23 (O) (dedicated to Laurent Goddet) (Braxton) [10:21]

Anthony Braxton (sss, cbcl, scl, fl, as)
Masahiko Sato (p)
Keiki Midorikawa (b)
Hozumi Tanaka (perc) on #4

1973 – January 11
??
Tokyo (Japan)


Anthony Braxton
News From The '70s

New Tone 7005 (CD) with session 1, session 2 above; session 4, session 5 below

1. Comp. -2 (Braxton) [11:09]

Anthony Braxton (as)
Kenny Wheeler (tpt)
Antoine Duhamel (p)
François Mechali (b)

1973 – December 7
Salle Paul-Fort
Nantes


Anthony Braxton
In The Tradition, Vol. 1 & 2
[aka What's New In The Tradition]

#1-5 as In The Tradition, Volume 1, SteepleChase SCS-1015 (LP, 1974), Inner City 2015 (LP, 1977), SCCD-31015 (CD)
#7-9, 11-13 as In The Tradition, Volume 2, SteepleChase SCS-1045 (LP, 1977), Inner City 2045 (LP, 1977), SCCD-31045 (CD)
all on What's New In The Tradition, SteepleChase SCCD 37003/4 (2-CD, 1991)

1. Marshmallow (Warne Marsh) [7:48]
2. Goodbye Pork Pie Hat (Charles Mingus) [4:53]
3. Just Friends (Klenner-Lewis) [9:47]
4. Ornithology (Charlie Parker) [7:22]
5. Lush Life (Billy Strayhorn) [11:59]
6. Trane's Blues (John Coltrane) [5:34]
7. What's New? (Johnny Burke / Bob Haggart) [9:56]
8. Duet (Braxton/Ørsted Pedersen) [3:37]
9. Body and Soul (Johnny Green / Edward Heyman / Robert Sour / Frank Eyton) [10:14]
10. Marshmallow (Warne Marsh) [6:39]
11. Donna Lee (Charlie Parker) [6:33]
12. My Funny Valentine (Richard Rodgers) [8:05]
13. Half Nelson (Miles Davis) [4:16]

Anthony Braxton (as, cbcl)
Tete Montoliu (p)
Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen (b)
Albert Tootie Heath (d)

1974 – May 29
Rosenberg Studios
Copenhagen (Denmark)

    NOTES:  


Anthony Braxton
Solo - Live at Moers Festival

Ring Records 01002 (LP, 1976); Moers Music 01002 (LP, 1977)

1. Comp. 26 B (Braxton) [8:10]
2. Comp. 26 H (Braxton) [4:50]
3. Comp. 77 B (Braxton) [5:18]
4. Comp. 26 E (Braxton) [5:19]
5. Comp. 26 F (Braxton) [5:31]
6. Comp. 26 G (Braxton) [3:12]

Anthony Braxton (as)

1974 – June 1
live at the New Jazz Festival
Moers (Germany)


Anthony Braxton Quartett
Live at Moers Festival

Ring Records 01010-11 (2-LP, 1976)

1. Comp. 23 B (Braxton) [26:23]
2. Comp. 23 E (Braxton) [21:50]
3. Comp. 40 (O) (Braxton) [10:42]
4. Comp. 40 M (Braxton) [18:15]
5. Comp. 23 F (Braxton) [10:08]
6. Comp. 23 D (Braxton) [10:59]

Anthony Braxton (reeds)
Kenny Wheeler (tpt)
Dave Holland (b)
Barry Altschul (d, perc)

1974 – June 2
live at the New Jazz Festival
Moers (Germany)


Braxton / Bailey
First Duo Concert

#1-13 as First Duo Concert, Emanem 601 (2-LP, 1974), 3313/4 (2-LP, 1975)
#1-14 as Live at Wigmor, Inner City IC 1041 (2-LP, 1980); Nippon Columbia YX 7554/4 (2-LP, Japan)
#1-12 as First Duo Concert, Emanem 4006 (CD)
#13-14 on Derek Bailey, Fairly Early with Postscripts, Emanem 4027 (CD)
#4 sampled in a track (erroneously credited to Anthony Braxton & Evan Parker) by DJ Spooky, Sound Unbound, Sub Rosa SR 281 (CD, 2008)

1. The First Set – Area 1 [8:22]
2. The First Set – Area 2 [3:12]
3. The First Set – Area 3 (open) [8:44]
4. The First Set – Area 4 (Bailey solo) [2:43]
5. The First Set – Area 5 [5:21]
6. The First Set – Area 6 [6:08]
7. The Second Set – Area 7 [6:48]
8. The Second Set – Area 8 [6:23]
9. The Second Set – Area 9 (Braxton solo) [5:56]
10. The Second Set – Area 10 [4:29]
11. The Second Set – Area 11 (open) [15:29]
12. The Second Set – Area 12 [3:57]
13. Another Rehearsal Extract – Area 7 [3:25]
14. Rehearsal Extract – Area 8 [6:45]

Anthony Braxton (fl, scl, cl, cbcl, sss, as) on #1-3, 5-14
Derek Bailey (el-g, 19-string(approx)-g) on #1-8, 10-14

1974 – June 29 (#13-14)
Martin Davidson's home
London, England (UK)

1974 – June 30 (#1-12)
Wigmore Hall
London, England (UK)


Anthony Braxton / Derek Bailey
Royal volume 1

Incus 43 (LP, 1984)

1. Opening (opening) [26:41]
2. Opening (closing) [16:13]

Anthony Braxton (ss, as, Bb-cl, cbcl)
Derek Bailey (el-g)

1974 – July 2
Royal Hall
Luton, England (UK)

    NOTES:


Anthony Braxton
Quartet (Avignon) 1974

Braxton Bootleg BL003 (digital d/l, 2011)

1. Comp. 6 I (Braxton) [35:08]
2. Comp. 6 L (Braxton) [13:08]

Anthony Braxton (saxes, fl)
Kenny Wheeler (tpt)
Dave Holland (b)
Barry Altschul (d)

1974 – July 20
Festival d'Avignon
Avignon (France)


Anthony Braxton
Trio and Duet

Sackville 3007 (LP, 1975)
Sackville 3007 (CD, 2002, ltd ed. of 1000)

1. Comp. 36 (Braxton) [19:00]
2. The Song Is You (Jerome Kern / Oscar Hammerstein) [12:00]
3. Embraceable You (George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin) [5:39]
4. You Go To My Head (J. Fred Coots / Haven Gillespie) [8:33]

Anthony Braxton (cl, cbcl, chm, b-d on #1; as on #2-4)
Leo Smith (tpt, flgn, p-tpt, perc, small instruments) on #1
Richard Teitelbaum (Moog-syn, perc) on #1
David Holland (b) on #2-4

1974 – October 8
Thunder Sound Studios
Toronto (Canada)


Anthony Braxton
New York, Fall 1974

Arista AL 4032 (LP, 1975) with session 2 below
    also:  #2 on Arista-Freedom Sampler, Arista-Freedom AFSO1 (LP) 
included on The Complete Arista Recordings of Anthony Braxton, Mosaic Records MD8-242 (8-CD, 2008)

1. Comp. 23 B (Braxton) [8:50]
2. Comp. 23 C (Braxton) [3:07]
3. Comp. 23 D (Braxton) [7:03]
4. Comp. 37 (Braxton) [8:18]
5. Comp. 23 A (Braxton) [5:29]

Anthony Braxton (as, fl, cl, sss, cbcl)
Kenny Wheeler (tpt, flgn) on #1-3, 5
Dave Holland (b) on #1-3, 5
Jerome Cooper (d, perc) on #1-3, 5
Julius Hemphill (as) on #4
Oliver Lake (ts) on #4
Hamiet Bluiett (bar) on #4
Leroy Jenkins (vln) on #5

1974 – September 27
Generation Sound Studios
New York, NY (USA)


Dave Brubeck
All The Things We Are
(+)

Atlantic SD1684 (LP, 1976)
Rhino 1684 (CD, 1998)

1. In Your Own Sweet Way (Brubeck) [7:39]
2. All The Things You Are (Jerome Kern / Oscar Hammerstein) [7:27]

Dave Brubeck (p)
Anthony Braxton (as)
Jack Six (b)
Roy Haynes (d)
Lee Konitz (as) on #2

1974 – October 3
C.I. Studios
New York, NY (USA)


Anthony Braxton
New York, Fall 1974

Arista AL 4032 (LP, 1975) with session 1 above
included on The Complete Arista Recordings of Anthony Braxton, Mosaic Records MD8-242 (8-CD, 2008)

1. Comp. 38 A (Braxton) [6:33]

Anthony Braxton (cl)
Richard Teitelbaum (Moog-syn)

1974 – October 16
Generation Sound Studios
New York, NY (USA)


Leroy Jenkins / The Jazz Composer's Orchestra
For Players Only

JCOA 1010 (LP, 1975)
    also:  JCOA-Virgin J2005 (LP)

1. For Players Only - part 1 (Jenkins) [15:45]
2. For Players Only - part 2 (Jenkins) [20:35]

Leroy Jenkins (vln); conductor
Anthony Braxton (cbcl)
Kalaparusha Maurice McIntyre (ts)
Dewey Redman (cl, mus, ban-hn)
Becky Friend (fl, pic)
Charles Brackeen (ss)
Sharon Freeman (frhn)
Bill Davis (tuba)
Leo Smith (tpt)
Joseph Bowie (tb)
Romulus Franceschini (syn)
David Holland, Sirone (b)
James Emery (g)
Diedre Murray (clo)
Jerome Cooper (d, perc, p)
Charles Shaw, Roger Blank (d, perc)

1975 – January 30
Wollman Auditorium, Columbia University
New York, NY (USA)


Anthony Braxton
Quartet (Bremen) 1975

Braxton Bootleg BL004 (digital d/l, 2011)
    also:  excerpt of #1 included on Composition, Improvisation, Synthesis: Selections From the Tri-Centric Foundation Archives, NBH010 (digital d/l, 2011)

1. Comp. 23 A, 23 C, 23 B, 23 F (Braxton) [37:33]
2. Comp. 23 D (Braxton) [6:59]
  3. Comp. 23 E, 40 O (Braxton) [32:25]

Anthony Braxton (reeds)
Kenny Wheeler (tpt)
Dave Holland (b)
Barry Altschul (d)

1975 – May 14
Sendesaal Radio
Bremen (Germany)


Anthony Braxton
News From The '70s

New Tone 7005 (CD) with session 1, session 2, session 3 above; session 5 below

1. Comp. 23 E (dedicated to Albert Ayler) (Braxton) [16:40]

Anthony Braxton (sss, cl, pic)
Kenny Wheeler (flgn)
Dave Holland (b)
Barry Altschul (perc)

1975 – May 16 or 17  [not 1974, per Michael Fitzgerald]
live at the Jazz Marathon
Gröningen (Holland)


Anthony Braxton
Quintet (New York) 1975

Braxton Bootlegs BL014 (digital d/l, 2012)

1. Comp. 23 G (Braxton) [13:28]
2. Comp. 40 N (Braxton) [16:11]
3. Four Winds (Holland) [10:07]

Anthony Braxton (reeds)
Kenny Wheeler (tpt)
Richard Teitelbaum (syn)
Dave Holland (b)
Barry Altschul (perc)

1975 – June 18
Studio Rivbea
New York, NY (USA)


Anthony Braxton
Five Pieces 1975

Arista AL 4064 (LP, 1975)
included on The Complete Arista Recordings of Anthony Braxton, Mosaic Records MD8-242 (8-CD, 2008)

1. You Stepped Out of a Dream (Nacio Herb Brown / Gus Kahn) [7:09]
2. Comp. 23 H (Braxton) [4:35]
3. Comp. 23 G (Braxton) [8:05]
4. Comp. 23 E (Braxton) [17:17]
5. Comp. 40 M (Braxton) [3:23]

Anthony Braxton (as, cl, ss s, fl, a fl, cbcl)
Kenny Wheeler (tpt, flgn)
Dave Holland (b)
Barry Altschul (d)

1975 – July 1 (#1)
1975 – July 2 (#2-5)
Generation Sound Studios
New York, NY (USA)


Anthony Braxton
The Montreux/Berlin Concerts

Arista AL 5002 (2-LP, 1976) with session 2 below
    also:  Trio PA 79 (LP, Japan)
included on The Complete Arista Recordings of Anthony Braxton, Mosaic Records MD8-242 (8-CD, 2008)
    also:  on Live, RCA Bluebird 6626-2-RB (CD, 1987)

1. Comp. 40 N (Braxton) [7:59]
2. Comp. 23 J (Braxton) [13:49]
3. Comp. 40 (O) (Braxton) [9:58]

Anthony Braxton (as, cl, ss s, cbcl, fl)
Kenny Wheeler (tpt)
Dave Holland (b)
Barry Altschul (d, perc, gongs)

1975 – July 20
Montreux Jazz Festival
Montreux (Switzerland)

    NOTES:


Gunter Hampel
Enfant Terrible

Birth 0025 (LP, 1976)

1. Don't Fall Around Much Anymore (take 1) (Hampel) [6:13]
2. Morning Bird Call (Hampel) [8:19]
3. Touches (Hampel) [6:17]
4. Yes, Earth (Hampel) [8:05]
5. Purple Skies (Hampel) [9:50]
6. Metanoia (Hampel) [7:52]
7. Don't Fall Around Much Anymore (take 2) (Hampel) [8:26]

Gunter Hampel (vib, fl, bcl, p)
Anthony Braxton (as, ss, cbcl, cl, fl)
Perry Robinson (cl)
Jeanne Lee (voc)
Mark Whitecage (as, fl, acl)
Thomas Keyserling (fl, ts)
Jack Gregg (b)
Martin Bues (d)
Ruomi (??)

1975 – September 23
Fred Seibert Studios
Woodstock, NY (USA)

    NOTES:


Globe Unity Orchestra and Guests
Pearls
(+)

FMP 0380 (LP, 1977)
FMP 0380 via destination-out.bandcamp.com (digital d/l, 2011)

1. Every Single One Of Us Is A Pearl (Parker) [24:45]
2. Kunstmusik II (von Schlippenbach) [10:20]
3. Ruby My Dear (Thelonious Monk) [4:50]

Kenny Wheeler, Enrico Rava, Manfred Schoof (tpt)
Albert Mangelsdorff, Paul Rutherford, Günter Christmann (tb)
Anthony Braxton (as)
Peter Brötzmann (cl, ts)
Rüdiger Carl, Gerd Dudek (ts)
Evan Parker (ss, ts)
Michel Pilz (bcl)
Alexander von Schlippenbach (p)
Peter Kowald (b, tuba)
Buschi Niebergall (b)
Paul Lovens (perc & strings, saw)
unidentified dog

1975 – November 25 & 26
"New Jazz Meeting", Südwestfunk Studios
Baden-Baden (Germany)

    NOTES:


Globe Unity Orchestra & Guests
Baden-Baden '75

FMP 137 (CD, 2010) also included in FMP im Rückblick / In Retropect box set (12-CD, 2010)
#3 included on Jahrmarkt/Local Fair, Po Torch PTR/JWD2 (LP, 1977)

1. Marañao (Rava) [10:31]
  2. Comp. 45 (Braxton) [18:30]
  3. Jahrmarkt (Kowald) [23:28]
  4. Hanebüchen (Schlippenbach) [17:05]
  5. The Forge (Schlippenbach) [7:54]

Kenny Wheeler,  Enrico Rava, Manfred Schoof (tpt)
Paul Rutherford, Günter Christmann, Albert Mangelsdorff (tb)
Anthony Braxton (as, cl)
Peter Brötzmann (reeds)
Rüdiger Carl (as, ts)
Gerd Dudek (ts, ss, fl)
Evan Parker (ss, ts)
Michel Pilz (bcl)
Alexander von Schlippenbach (p, acc)
Peter Kowald (b, tba)
Buschi Niebergall (b)
Paul Lovens (perc, saw)

1975 – November 25-27
"New Jazz Meeting", Südwestfunk Studios
Baden-Baden (Germany)

    NOTES:


New York Section of Composers of the 70s
New American Music, Volume 3

Folkways 33903 (LP, 1975)
Smithsonian-Folkways (custom CD; download); liner notes (pdf) 

1. Struggle (Frederic Rzewski) [4:55]
2. Lullaby - God To A Hungry Child (Frederic Rzewski) [3:11]

Anthony Braxton (as on #1; cl on #2)
Karl Berger (vib)
David Holloway (voc)
Garrett List (tb) on #1
Marcia Heller (oboe) on #1
Kathy Setlour (vln) on #1
Joan Kalish (vla) on #1
Frederic Rzewski (p) on #1
Ursula Oppens (org) on #1
Jon Deak (b) on #1
Mike Sahl (el-b) on #1

1975 – December
New York, NY (USA)

[info from Martinelli discography]


Frederic Rzewski
No Place To Go But Around
(+)

Finnadar SR 9011 (LP, 1976)

1. {Comp. 30 + 31} (Braxton) [10:24]

Frederic Rzewski (p)

1975 – December (?)
RCA Recording Studio "A"
New York, NY (USA)


Anthony Braxton
Creative Orchestra Music 1976

Arista 4080 (LP)
    also:  Toshiba EIJ 80102 (LP, Japan)
included on The Complete Arista Recordings of Anthony Braxton, Mosaic Records MD8-242 (8-CD, 2008)
    also:  RCA Bluebird 6576-2-RB (CD, 1987)

1. Piece 1 {Comp. 51} (Braxton) [5:12]
2. Piece 2 {Comp. 56} (Braxton) [7:37]
3. Piece 3 {Comp. 58} (Braxton) [6:45]
4. Piece 4 {Comp. 57} (Braxton) [6:28]
5. Piece 5 {Comp. 55} (Braxton) [7:21]
6. Piece 6 {Comp. 59} (Braxton) [6:40]

Anthony Braxton (as, sss, cbsx, cbcl, cl, fl)
Seldon Powell (as, cl, fl)
Bruce Johnstone (bs, bcl)
Ronald Bridgewater (ts, cl)
Roscoe Mitchell (ss, bsx, fl, as) on #2, 3, 4, 6
Kenny Wheeler (tpt)
Cecil Bridgewater (tpt)
Jon Faddis (tpt, picc-tpt)
Leo Smith (tpt) on #2, 3, 4, 6; conductor on #1, 3, 5
George Lewis (tb)
Garrett List (tb)
Earl McIntyre (btb) on #1, 6
Jack Jeffers (btb) on #2-5
Jonathan Dorn (tuba)
Muhal Richard Abrams (p) on #1, 2, 4, 5; conductor on #6
Richard Teitelbaum (syn) on #2
Frederick Rzewski (p, b-d) on #2, 3, 4
Dave Holland (b, clo)
Karl Berger (glck, vib, xyl, chm) on #3, 4, 5
Warren Smith (d, tmp, b-d, sn-d, bmba, chm) on #1-5
Barry Altschul (perc, gongs, sn-d, bells, chm) on #2, 3, 4
Philip Wilson (d, perc, marching-cym) on #2, 3, 4

1976 – February
Generation Sound
New York, NY (USA)


various artists
Wildflowers: The New York Loft Jazz Sessions, Vol. 2
(+)

Douglas/Casablanca NBLP 7046 (LP, 1977)
on Gravity/Douglas 30 00 332 (3-CD, 1995, France); Knit Classics KCR-3037 (3-CD, 1999); Jazz Loft Sessions: Abridged, KnitWorks 3003 (CD)
    also:  Phonogram RJ 7307 (LP, Japan, 1977); as New York City Jazz - 2, Polydor 815.111-1 (LP, 1983, France)

1. {Comp. 6 F} (excerpt) (Braxton) [6:30]

Anthony Braxton (as, cl, cbsx)
George Lewis (tb)
Michael Jackson (g)
Anthony Davis (p)
Fred Hopkins (b)
Barry Altschul (d)
Phillip Wilson (perc)

1976 – prob. May 15
Studio RivBea
New York, NY (USA)

    NOTES:


Anthony Braxton / George Lewis Duo
Elements of Surprise

Moers Music 01036 (LP, 1978)

1. {Comp. 64} (Braxton) [9:50]
2. Ornithology (Braxton / Charlie Parker) [6:50]
3. {Comp. 65} (Braxton) [2:19]
4. Music For Trombone and Bb Soprano (Lewis) [18:18]

Anthony Braxton (as, ss, cl)
George Lewis (tb)

1976 – June 7
Int. New Jazz Festival
Moers (Germany)


Richard Teitelbaum / Anthony Braxton
Time Zones

Freedom/Intercord 147304 (LP, Germany); Freedom PA-6079 (LP, Japan) with session 2
    also Arista AL 1037 (LP, 1977)
Freedom 32JDF-194 (CD, 1988)
    also on Black Lion BLCD760221 (CD, 1996, with Silence)

1. Crossing (dedicated to Roscoe Mitchell) (Teitelbaum) [24:15]

Anthony Braxton (ss s, as, cbcl)
Richard Teitelbaum (modular moog & micromoog syn)

1976 – June 10
Creative Music Festival
Mount Tremper, NY (USA)

NOTES:


Anthony Braxton Ensemble
Carnegie Hall (New York, NY) Jun 27, 1976

Wolfgang's Vault (digital d/l, 2011)

1. Comp. 70 - Section A (Braxton) [4:52]
2. Comp. 70 - Section B (Braxton) [3:12]
3. Comp. 70 - Section C (Braxton) [4:05]
4. Comp. 70 - Section D (Braxton) [3:37]
5. Comp. 70 - Section E (Braxton) [5:13]
6. Comp. 70 - Section F (Braxton) [9:43]
7. Comp. 70 - Section G (Braxton) [6:31]
8. Comp. 70 - Section H (Braxton) [4:03]

Anthony Braxton (reeds)
Muhal Richard Abrams (p)
George Lewis (tb)
Dave Holland (b)
Barry Altschul (d)

1976 – June 27
Newport Jazz Festival, Carnegie Hall
New York, NY (USA)


Anthony Braxton
Duets 1976 with Muhal Richard Abrams

Arista AL 4101 (LP, 1976)
    also:  Toshiba IEJ 80134 (LP, Japan)
included on The Complete Arista Recordings of Anthony Braxton, Mosaic Records MD8-242 (8-CD, 2008)

1. Miss Ann (Eric Dolphy) [4:10]
2. {Comp. 60} (Braxton) [10:21]
3. {Comp. 40 P} (Braxton) [7:02]
4. Maple Leaf Rag (Scott Joplin) [3:38]
5. {Comp. 62} (Braxton) [13:13]
6. Nickie (Braxton / Abrams) [3:12]

Anthony Braxton (as, ss, cbsx, cl, Eb-cl, cbcl)
Muhal Richard Abrams (p)

1976 – August 1 & 2
Bearsville Studios
Woodstock, NY (USA)


Evan Parker / Anthony Braxton / Derek Bailey
Company 2

Incus 23 (LP, 1977)

1. ZA'ID [8:20]
2. AKHRAJAT [14:20]
3. AL [3:17]
4. MUTALA [8:10]
5. HIQ [10:02]

Evan Parker (ss, ts)
Anthony Braxton (ss, as, Eb-cl, Bb-cl, cbcl)
Derek Bailey (el-g, ac-g)

1976 – August 22
Riverside Studios
London, England (UK)


Richard Teitelbaum / Anthony Braxton
Time Zones

Freedom/Intercord 147304 (LP, Germany); Freedom PA-6079 (LP, Japan) with session 1
    also Arista AL 1037 (LP, 1977)
Freedom 32JDF-194 (CD, 1988); Freedom TKCB-70389 (CD, 1994, Japan)
    also on Black Lion BLCD760221 (CD, 1996, with Silence)

1. Behemoth Dreams (dedicated to Maryanne Amacher) (Teitelbaum) [18:52]

Anthony Braxton (ss s, as, cbcl)
Richard Teitelbaum (modular moog & micromoog syn)

1976 – September 16
Bearsville Sound
Woodstock, NY (USA)

NOTES:


Anthony Braxton & George Lewis
Donaueschingen (Duo) 1976

hatART 6150 (CD, 1994)

1. Fred's Garden (Lewis) [41:20]
Comp. 6 F (Braxton)
Comp. 64 (Braxton)
Duet 1 (Lewis)
2. Donna Lee (Charlie Parker) [3:26]

Anthony Braxton (as, ss s, cbsx, cl, cbcl, scl, fl)
George Lewis (tb)

1976 – October 23
Donaueschingen Musiktage 1976, SWF Jazz Session
Donaueschingen, Baden-Württemberg (Germany)


Anthony Braxton
Quartet (Graz) 1976

Braxton Bootleg BL005 (digital d/l, 2011)
#2 on News From The '70s, New Tone 7005 (CD, 1998) with session 1, session 2, session 3, session 4 above

1. Comp. 23 A (Braxton) [7:56]
  2. Four Winds (Holland) [19:47]
  3. Comp. 40 L & 40 D (Braxton) [19:30]
  4. Comp. 6 I (Braxton) [10:15]

Anthony Braxton (reeds)
George Lewis (tb)
Dave Holland (b)
Barry Altschul (d)

1976 – October 28
Fest Steirischer Herbst, Stefaniensaal
Graz (Austria)

    NOTES:


Anthony Braxton
Dortmund (Quartet) 1976

hatART 6075 (CD, 1991)
    also:  hatOLOGY 557 (CD, 2001) as Quartet (Dortmund) 1976

1. Comp. 40 F (Braxton) [26:10]
Comp. 23 J (Braxton)
2. Comp. 40 (O) (Braxton) [6:40]
3. Comp. 6 C (Braxton) [9:48]
4. Comp. 40 B (Braxton) [13:58]

Anthony Braxton (sss, as, cbsx, cl, Eb-cl, cbcl) [no (ss) or (fl) as listed in the booklet]
George Lewis (tb)
Dave Holland (b)
Barry Altschul (d, perc)

1976 – October 31
Jazzfestival "Jazz Life"
Dortmund (Germany)


Anthony Braxton
The Montreux/Berlin Concerts

Arista AL 5002 (2-LP) with session 1 above
    also:  Toshiba WAJ 67016/17 (2-LP, Japan)
included on The Complete Arista Recordings of Anthony Braxton, Mosaic Records MD8-242 (8-CD, 2008)
    also:  #1-3 on Live, RCA Bluebird 6626-2-RB (CD, 1987)

1. {Comp. 6 C} (Braxton) [10:38]
2. {Comp. 6 F} (Braxton) [7:38]
3. {Comp. 40 K} (Braxton) [13:51]
4. {Comp. 63} (Braxton) [23:34]

Anthony Braxton (as, cl, ss s, cbcl, fl)
George Lewis (tb)
Dave Holland (b) on #1-3
Barry Altschul (d, perc, gongs) on #1-3
The Berlin New Music Group conducted by Gerald Humel on #4 [incl. a.o.: Eberhard Blum (fl), prob. Jolyon Brettingham Smith (vla), prob. Wilhelm Siebert (cl)]

1976 – November 4 (#1-3)
1976 – November 6 (#4)

Berlin Jazz Days
Berlin (Germany)

   NOTES:


Roscoe Mitchell
Duets with Anthony Braxton

Sackville 3016 (LP, 1978)

1. Five Twenty One Equals Eight (Mitchell) [4:52]
2. Line Fine Lyon Seven (Mitchell) [1:15]
3. Seven Behind Nine Ninety-Seven Sixteen or Seven (Mitchell) [2:37]
4. Cards - Three And Open (Mitchell) [10:52]
5. {Comp. 40 Q} (Braxton) [6:46]
6. {Comp. 74 A} (Braxton) [6:35]
7. {Comp. 74 B} (Braxton) [7:56]

Roscoe Mitchell (reeds)
Anthony Braxton (reeds)

1976 – December 13
Thunder Sound Studios
Toronto (Canada)

    NOTES:


Roscoe Mitchell
Nonaah
(+)

Nessa N9/10 (2-LP, 1977)
Nessa N9/10 (2-CD, 2008)

1. Off Five Dark Six (Mitchell) [6:26]

Roscoe Mitchell (as)
Anthony Braxton (sss)

1977 – January 17
Chicago, IL (USA)


Woody Shaw with Anthony Braxton
The Iron Men
(+)

Muse MR 5160 (LP, 1978)
32 Jazz 32069 (CD, 1998) paired with another Shaw record as Two More Pieces Of The Puzzle
    also:  King K26P 6073 (LP, Japan)
    also:  #1 on Dark Journey compilation, 32 Jazz 32039 (2-CD, 1997)

1. Jitterbug Waltz (Fats Waller) [8:26]
2. Symmetry (Andrew Hill) [8:24]
3. Song of Songs (Shaw) [13:35]

Woody Shaw (cor, tpt)
Anthony Braxton (cl, as, ss)
Muhal Richard Abrams (p)
Cecil McBee (b)
Victor Lewis (d) on #1, 3
Joe Chambers (d) on #2
Arthur Blythe (as) on #3

1977 – April 6 & 13
Blue Rock Studio
New York, NY (USA)


various artists
Company 5

Incus 28 (LP, 1978)
Incus CD41 (CD, 2001)

1. LS/MR/DB/TH/AB/SL/EP [25:39]
2. SL/AB - 1 [10:02]
3. SL/AB - 2 [4:24]
4. EP/TH/AB - 1 [6:10]
5. EP/TH/AB - 2 [1:42]

Anthony Braxton (cl, fl, as, ss)
Leo Smith (tpt, fl) on #1
Maarten van Regteren Altena (b) on #1
Derek Bailey (el-g, ac-g) on #1
Steve Lacy (ss) on #1-3
Tristan Honsinger (clo) on #1, 4, 5
Evan Parker (ss, ts) on #1, 4, 5

1977 – May 26
Company Week, ICA London
London, England (UK)


various artists
Company 6
(+)

Incus 29 (LP, 1978)
on Company 6 & 7, Incus CD07 (CD, 1991) with Company 7

1. LS/TH/AB/SL/MR (excerpt) [14:22]
2. HB/AB/DB [8:39]

Anthony Braxton (cl, fl, as, ss)
Leo Smith (tpt, fl) on #1
Tristan Honsinger (clo) on #1
Steve Lacy (ss) on #1
Maarten van Regteren Altena (b) on #1
Han Bennink (d, vla, cl, bjo, etc.) on #2
Derek Bailey (el-g, ac-g) on #2
Evan Parker (ss, ts) on #2

1977 – May 26 (#1)
1977 – May 27 (#2)
Company Week, ICA
London, England (UK)


various artists
Company 7
(+)

Incus 30 (LP, 1978)
#1, 2 on Company 6 & 7, Incus CD07 (CD, 1991) with Company 6

1. AB/EP [8:03]
2. SL/EP/AB/LC (excerpt) [4:27]
3. LC/AB/MR [6:26]

Anthony Braxton (as, ss, cl, fl)
Evan Parker (ss, ts) on #1, 2
Steve Lacy (ss) on #2
Lol Coxhill (ss) on #2, 3
Maarten van Regteren Altena (b) on #3

1977 – May 25 (#2, 3)
1977 – May 27 (#1)
Company Week, ICA
London, England (UK)


Anthony Braxton
Quintet (Basel) 1977

hatOLOGY 545 (CD, 2000)

1. Comp. 69 J (Braxton) [16:25]
2. Comp. 69 N / 69 G (Braxton) [26:03]
3. Comp. 69 M (Braxton) [12:52]
4. Comp. 40 B (Braxton) [18:16]

Anthony Braxton (as, sss, cl)
George Lewis (tb)
Muhal Richard Abrams (p)
Mark Helias (b)
Charles "Bobo" Shaw (d)

1977 – June 2
Safranzunft
Basel (Switzerland)

NOTES:


Dave Holland
Emerald Tears
(+)

ECM 1-1109 (LP, 1978)
ECM 21109 (CD, 1996)
    also:  Trio PA 9116 (LP, Japan)
    also:  ECM 529087 (CD, 2000)

1. Comp. 69 Q (Braxton) [5:15]

Dave Holland (b)

1977 – August
Talent Studio
Oslo (Norway)


Anthony Braxton
For Trio

Arista AB 4181 (LP, 1978)
included on The Complete Arista Recordings of Anthony Braxton, Mosaic Records MD8-242 (8-CD, 2008)

1. {Comp. 76} – Version I (Braxton) [20:22]
2. {Comp. 76} – Version II (Braxton) [20:56]

Anthony Braxton (C fl, afl, scl, Bb-cl, cacl, cbcl, Eb-ss, as, cbsx, trgt, gongs, perc, little instruments)
Henry Threadgill (fl, b fl, as, ts, bar, cl, Hub "T" Wall, gongs, perc, little instruments) on #1
Douglas Ewart (pic, fl, scl, Bb-cl, bcl, Eb-ss, Bb-ss, as, bsn, Ewartphone, gongs, perc, little instruments) on #1
Roscoe Mitchell (pic, fl, cl, ss, as, ts, bar, bsx, gongs, perc, little instruments) on #2
Joseph Jarman (fl, cl, acl, bcl, ss, as, bar, bsx, vib, gongs, perc, little instruments) on #2

1977 – September 22
Streeterville Sound
Chicago, IL (USA)

    NOTES:


Muhal Richard Abrams
1-OQA+19 (+)

Black Saint BSR 0017 (LP, 1978)
Black Saint 120017-2 (CD, 1997)

1. Balladi (Abrams) [9:07]
2. Arhythm Songy (Abrams) [8:53]
3. OQA (Abrams) [6:58]
4. RITOB (Abrams) [7:49]

Muhal Richard Abrams (syn, p, voc)
Anthony Braxton (cl, fl, as, ss, voc)
Henry Threadgill (fl, as, ts, voc)
Leonard Jones (b, voc)
Steve McCall (d, perc, voc)

1977 – November 28
1977 – December 5
Generation Sound Studios
New York, NY (USA)


Ran Blake
Rapport
(+)

Arista Novus AN 3006 (LP, 1978)

1. Vanguard (Blake) [5:08]

Ran Blake (p)
Anthony Braxton (as)

1978 – May 1
CI Recording Studios
New York, NY (USA)


Anthony Braxton
Solo (Koln) 1978

Leo/Golden Years of New Jazz CD GY 017 (CD, 2002)

1. Comp. 77 A (Braxton) [8:30]
2. Comp. 138 M (Braxton) [6:40]
3. Comp. 106 D (Braxton) [9:20]
4. Comp. 77 H (Braxton) [7:25]
5. Comp. 138 P (Braxton) [5:14]
6. You Go To My Head (J. Fred Coots / Haven Gillespie) [7:16]
7. Comp. 26 E (Braxton) [13:09]
8. Comp. 8 D (Braxton) [6:31]
9. Comp. 26 F (Braxton) [6:27]
10. Comp. 106 F (Braxton) [5:15]
11. Impressions (John Coltrane) [2:11]

Anthony Braxton (as)

1978 – May 4
Beginner's Studio
Köln (Germany)

[date/location info from Jens]


Anthony Braxton
Creative Orchestra (Köln) 1978

hatART 2-6171 (2-CD, 1995)
hatOLOGY 2-644 (2-CD, 2009)

1. Language Improvisations (Braxton) [14:34]
2. Comp. 55 (Braxton) [12:27]
3. Comp. 45 (Braxton) [25:21]
4. Comp. 59 (Braxton) [21:45]
5. Comp. 51 (Braxton) [17:19]
6. Comp. 58 (Braxton) [12:56]

Anthony Braxton (conductor)
Dwight Andrews, Marty Ehrlich, Vinny Golia, J.D. Parran, Ned Rothenberg (sax, cl, fl, pic)
Rob Howard, Michael Mossman, Leo Smith, Kenny Wheeler (tpt)
Ray Anderson, George Lewis, James King Roosa (tb, tuba)
Marilyn Crispell (p)
Birgit Taubhorn (acc)
Bobby Naughton (vib)
James Emery (el-g)
John Lindberg, Brian Smith (b)
Thurman Barker (perc, mba)
Robert Ostertag (syn)

1978 – May 12
Großer Sendesaal WDR
KKöln (Germany)


Anthony Braxton
Orchestra (Paris) 1978

Braxton Bootlegs BL006 (digital d/l, 2011)

1. Comp. 59 (Braxton) [21:10]
2. Comp. 51 (Braxton) [10:56]
3. Comp. 58 (Braxton) [9:46]
4. Comp. 45 (Braxton) [25:04]

Anthony Braxton (conductor)
Dwight Andrews, Marty Ehrlich, Vinny Golia, J.D. Parran, Ned Rothenberg (reeds)
Rob Howard, Michael Mossman, Leo Smith, Kenny Wheeler (tpt)
Ray Anderson, George Lewis, Joseph Bowie, James King Roosa (tb)
Marilyn Crispell (p)
Robert Ostertag (syn, elec)
Birgit Taubhorn (acc)
Bobby Naughton (vib)
James Emery (el-g)
John Lindberg, Brian Smith (b)
Thurman Barker, Charles Bobo Shaw (d)

1978 – May 16
Espace Cardin
Paris (France)


Anthony Braxton
For Four Orchestras
[Composition 82]

Arista A3L 8900 (3-LP)
included on The Complete Arista Recordings of Anthony Braxton, Mosaic Records MD8-242 (8-CD, 2008)

1. {Comp. 82} (dedicated to Eileen Southern) (Braxton) [114:30]

see liner notes for personnel & instrumentation

1978 – May 18 & 19
Hall Auditorium, Oberlin College
Oberlin, OH (USA)


Roscoe Mitchell
L-R-G / The Maze / S II Examples
(+)

Nessa N14/15 (2-LP, 1978)
Chief CD4 (CD, 1989)

1. The Maze (for eight percussionists) (Mitchell) [20:45]

Roscoe Mitchell, Anthony Braxton, Thurman Barker, Douglas Ewart, Malachi Favors, Joseph Jarman, Don Moye, Henry Threadgill (perc)

1978 – July 27
Columbia Recording Studios
Chicago, IL (USA)


Max Roach / Anthony Braxton
Birth and Rebirth

Black Saint BSR 0024 (LP, 1978)
Black Saint BSR 120024 (CD, 1993)
    also: included in The Complete Remastered Recordings on Black Saint & Soul Note, Black Saint/Soul Note BXS 1012 (8-CD, 2011)
    also:  #3 on Critics' Pick Sampler, Vol. 1, Black Saint/Soul Note (CD)

1. Birth (Braxton / Roach) [9:40]
2. Magic And Music (Braxton / Roach) [6:36]
3. Tropical Forest (Braxton / Roach) {5:05]
4. Dance Griot (Braxton / Roach) [5:06]
5. Spirit Possession (Braxton / Roach) [6:44]
6. Soft Shoe (Braxton / Roach) [2:57]
7. Rebirth (Braxton / Roach) [7:16]

Max Roach (d)
Anthony Braxton (as, ss, ss s, cl)

1978 – September 7
Ricordi Studios
Milan (Italy)


Reform Art Unit
Impressions

R.A.U. 1010 (LP, 1978) available here
KKM RAU 1010-07-06 (CD, 1998)

1. Impressions (John Coltrane) [15:31]
2. Double Three (Braxton / Novotny) [12:16]
3. Trio ACW (Braxton / Malli / Thornton) [25:03]

Anthony Braxton (as)
Fritz Novotny (nay, Eb-cl) on #1, 2
Walter Muhammad Malli (d on #1; ss on #2, 3)
Paul Fickl (vln, el-p) on #1; (ts) on #2
Heinz Jäger (b) on #1, 2
Walter Schiefer (perc) on #1; (d) on #2
Clifford Thornton (tpt) on #3

1978 – September 30
First International Music Workshop
KKrems (Austria)


Anthony Braxton
Solo (Austin) 1978

Braxton Bootlegs BL007 (digital d/l, 2011)

1. Out of Nowhere (Johnny Green / Edward Heyman) [5:42]
2. Comp. 77 H (Braxton) [5:22]
3. Comp. 77 B (Braxton) [7:27]
4. Comp. 119 M (Braxton) [6:06]
  5. Comp. 26 J (Braxton) [6:14]
  6. Comp. 26 E (Braxton) [5:53]
  7. Comp. 26 B (Braxton) [3:30]

Anthony Braxton (as)

1978 – November 2
??
Austin, Texas (USA)


Anthony Braxton
Alto Saxophone Improvisations 1979

Arista A2L 8602 (2-LP, 1979) with session 2 below
included on The Complete Arista Recordings of Anthony Braxton, Mosaic Records MD8-242 (8-CD, 2008)

1. {Comp. 77 A} (Braxton) [7:30]
2. {Comp. 77 C} (Braxton) [6:25]
3. Red Top (Lionel Hampton / Ben Kynard) [6:13]
4. {Comp. 77 D} (Braxton) [7:30]
5. {Comp. 26 F} (Braxton) [6:30]
6. {Comp. 77 F} (Braxton) [6:19]
7. {Comp. 26 B} (Braxton) [6:58]
8. Along Came Betty (Benny Golson) [8:00]
9. {Comp. 77 G} (Braxton) [5:15]
10. {Comp. 26 E} (Braxton) [6:20]
11. {Comp. 77 H} (Braxton) [7:00]

Anthony Braxton (as)

1978 – November 28 (#1, 2, 4, 6)
1978 – November 29 (#3, 5, 7-10, 11)
Big Apple Studios
New York, NY (USA)


Anthony Braxton
Solo (Milano) 1979 Vol. 1

Leo/Golden Years of New Jazz CD GY 020 (CD, 2003)

1. Comp. 77 B (Braxton) [6:45]
2. Comp. 119 A (Braxton) [6:27]
3. Comp. 8 G (Braxton) [5:14]
4. I Remember Clifford (Benny Golson) [5:38]
5. Comp. 99 L (Braxton) [4:46]
6. Comp. 8 H (Braxton) [5:16]
7. Out of Nowhere (Johnny Green / Edward Heyman) [5:21]
8. Comp. 8 I (Braxton) [5:36]
9. Comp. 99 M (Braxton) [4:44]
10. Comp. 106 M (Braxton) [4:12]

Anthony Braxton (as)

1979 – January 17
??
Milano (Italy)


Anthony Braxton
Solo (Milano) 1979 Vol. 2

Leo/Golden Years of New Jazz CD GY 023 (CD, 2004)

1. Comp. 99 B (Braxton) [6:24]
2. On Green Dolphin Street (Bronislaw Kaper / Ned Washington) [5:42]
3. Comp. 77 E (Braxton) [4:55]
4. Comp. 77 G (Braxton) [5:31]
5. Comp. 77 D (Braxton) [4:47]
6. They Say That Falling In Love Is Wonderful (Irving Berlin) [2:56]
7. Comp. 118 M (Braxton) [7:00]
8. Comp. 118 G (Braxton) [3:22]
9. Comp. 106 G (Braxton) [3:30]
10. Half Nelson (Miles Davis) [4:23]
11. 'Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk / Cootie Williams / Bernie Hanighan) [3:47]
12. Lush Life (Billy Strayhorn) [2:27]

Anthony Braxton (as)

1979 – January 20
??
Milano (Italy)


Anthony Braxton
Solo (Kent) 1979

Braxton Bootlegs BL020 (digital d/l, 2012)

1. Comp. 77 A (Braxton) [5:00]
2. Comp. 77 C (Braxton) [5:09]
3. Impressions (John Coltrane) [4:52]
4. Comp. 77 H (Braxton) [3:45]
5. Comp. 77 E (Braxton) [4:32]
6. What's New (Haggart / Burke) [4:43]

Anthony Braxton (reeds)

1979 – February 3
Kent State University
Kent, Ohio (USA)


Anthony Braxton
Quartet (Wilhemshaven) 1979

Braxton Bootlegs BL015 & BL016 (digital d/l, 2012)

1. Comp. 69 H / 40 O / 23 D (Braxton) [61:11]
1. Comp. 69 J / 23 A/ 40 I (Braxton) [62:18]

Anthony Braxton (reeds)
Ray Anderson (tb)
John Lindberg (b)
Thurman Barker (perc)

1979 – April 5
Pumpwerk
Wilhemshaven (Germany)


Roscoe Mitchell Creative Orchestra
Sketches From Bamboo

Moers Music 02024 (LP, 1979)

1. Sketches From Bamboo - Cyp 1 (Mitchell) [13:17]
2. Linefinelyon Seven (Mitchell) [10:15]
3. Sketches From Bamboo - Cyp 2 (Mitchell) [13:49]

Leo Smith, Kenny Wheeler, Hugh Ragin, Mike Mossmann, Rob Howard (tpt)
George Lewis, Ray Anderson, Alfred Patterson (tb)
Pinguin Moschner (tuba)
Roscoe Mitchell (as)
Anthony Braxton (as, cbcl, fl, cl)
Douglas Ewart (cl, acl, fl)
Wallace McMillan (as)
Dwight Andrews (cl, ts, fl)
Marty Ehrlich (cl, bcl, bar)
Marilyn Crispell (p)
Bobby Naughton (vib)
Wes Brown (b)
Pheeroan ak Laff (d, perc)

1979 – June 5
Palm Studio
Paris (France)


Leo Smith Creative Orchestra
Budding Of A Rose

Moers Music 02026 (LP, 1979)

1. Harmonium (Smith) [17:04]
2. Mutumishi (Smith) [5:35]
3. Budding of a Rose (Smith) [21:17]

Leo Smith, Kenny Wheeler, Hugh Ragin, Mike Mossmann, Rob Howard (tpt)
George Lewis, Ray Anderson, Alfred Patterson (tb)
Pinguin Moschner (tuba)
Roscoe Mitchell (as)
Anthony Braxton (as, cbcl, fl, cl)
Douglas Ewart (cl, acl, fl)
Wallace McMillan (as)
Dwight Andrews (cl, ts, fl)
Marty Ehrlich (cl, bcl, bar)
Marilyn Crispell (p)
Bobby Naughton (vib)
Wes Brown (b)
Pheeroan ak Laff (d, perc)

1979 – June 5
Palm Studio
Paris (France)


Anthony Braxton
Alto Saxophone Improvisations 1979

Arista A2L 8602 (2-LP, 1979) with session 1 above
included on The Complete Arista Recordings of Anthony Braxton, Mosaic Records MD8-242 (8-CD, 2008)

1. {Comp. 77 E} (Braxton) [4:25]
2. Giant Steps (John Coltrane) [6:20]

Anthony Braxton (as)

1979 – June 21
Big Apple Studios
New York, NY (USA)


Max Roach & Anthony Braxton
One In Two – Two In One

Hat Hut Six 2R06 (2-LP, 1980)
hatART 6030 (CD, 1990)
    also:  on Max Roach, The Long March, hatART 4026 (4-LP) with Hat Hut 2R13 (Max Roach/Archie Shepp, The Long March)
    also:  hatOLOGY 601 (CD, 2004)

1. One In Two - Two In One - part I (Roach / Braxton) [35:28]
2. One In Two - Two In One - part II (Roach / Braxton) [39:30]

Max Roach (perc, gongs, tuned-cym)
Anthony Braxton (as, ss, sss, cbcl, cl, fl)

1979 – August 31
Jazz Festival Willisau '79
Willisau (Switzerland)


Anthony Braxton
Performance (Quartet) 1979

Hat Hut Nineteen 2R19 (LP, 1981) as Performance 9/1/79
hatART 6044 (CD, 1995)
hatOLOGY 610 (CD, 2007)

1. Comp. 69 C (Braxton) 1-4 [36:47]
2. Comp. 69 E (Braxton)
3. Comp. 69 G (Braxton)
4. Comp. 40 F (Braxton)
5. Comp. 69 F (Braxton) 5-7 [34:26]
6. Comp. 23 G (Braxton)
7. Comp. 40 I (Braxton)

Anthony Braxton (as, Bb-ss, Eb-ss, cl, cbcl)
Ray Anderson (tb, atb, little instruments)
John Lindberg (b)
Thurman Barker (perc, xyl, gongs)

1979 – September 1
Jazz Festival Willisau '79
Willisau (Switzerland)


Anthony Braxton
With Robert Schumann String Quartet

Sound Aspects sas 009 (LP, 1985)
Sound Aspects sas 009 (CD, 1989)

1. {Comp. 17} (Braxton) [16:57]
2. {Comp. 26 E} (Braxton) [3:38]
3. {Comp. 26 I} (Braxton) [3:07]
4. {Comp. 17} (Braxton) [14:20]
5. {Comp. 77 D} (Braxton) [2:55]
6. {Comp. 77 E} (Braxton) [2:56]
7. {Comp. 77 B} (Braxton) [2:44]
8. {Comp. 26 B} (Braxton) [3:58]

Anthony Braxton (as) on #1-3, 5-8
Robert Schumann Quartet: on #1, 4
    Michael Geiser (vln)
    Chiharu Yuuki (vln)
    Jürgen Weber (vla)
    Wolfgang Mehlhorn (clo)

1979 – November 10
Western Germany Radio Network radio concert
Köln (Germany)

    NOTES:


Anthony Braxton
Seven Compositions 1978

Moers Music 01066 (LP, 1980)

1. {Comp. 69 G} (Braxton) [7:25]
2. {Comp. 40 F} (Braxton) [9:55]
3. {Comp. 69 M} (Braxton) [3:14]
4. {Comp. 40 D} (Braxton) [5:28]
5. {Comp. 40 I} (Braxton) [3:57]
6. {Comp. 69 H} (Braxton) [7:35]
7. {Comp. 69 K} (Braxton) [2:05]

Anthony Braxton (as, Bb-ss, Eb-ss, cbcl, scl, Bb-cl)
Ray Anderson (tb, atb, cor)
John Lindberg (b)
Thurman Barker (d, mba, bells)

1979 – November
P.A.L.M. Studio
Paris (France)

NOTES:


Anthony Braxton
Composition No. 94 for Three Instrumentalists (1980)

Leo/Golden Years of New Jazz CD GY 003 (CD, 1999)

1. Comp. 94 (forward reading) (Braxton) [38:48]
2. Comp. 94 (backward reading) (Braxton) [37:15]

Anthony Braxton (sss, ss, as, ts, cb-cl)
Ray Anderson (atb, tb, slide-tb, cor)
James Emery (ac-g, el-g, elec)

1980 – April 20
Palazzo dei Congressi
Bologna (Italy)

NOTES:


Anthony Braxton
Orchestra (Pisa) 1980

Braxton Bootlegs BL008 (digital d/l, 2011)

1. Comp. 46 (Braxton) [16:41]

Anthony Braxton (conductor)
Democratic Orchestra Milano

1980 – June 29
??
Pisa (Italy)


Neighbours
With Anthony Braxton

GNM Vol 3 120754 (LP, 1984)

1. Lines (Glawischnig) [14:16]
2. Meditation (Preininger) [5:26]
3. B.O.P. (Preininger) [7:06]
4. Erzherzog-Johann-Lied (traditional) [5:10]
5. Anthropology (Charlie Parker) [5:34]

Anthony Braxton (sss, ss, as)
Dieter Glawischnig (p)
Ewald Oberleitner (b)
John Preininger (d, perc, Pearl Syncussion SY-1)

1980 – July 24
Innsbruck (Austria)


Anthony Braxton
For Two Pianos
[Composition 95]

Arista AL 9559 (LP, 1982)
included on The Complete Arista Recordings of Anthony Braxton, Mosaic Records MD8-242 (8-CD, 2008)

1. Comp. 95 (Braxton) [49:45]

Frederic Rzewski (p, zth, mel)
Ursula Oppens (p, zth, mel)

1980 – September 13-15
Studio Ricordi
Milano (Italy)

    NOTES:


Walter Thompson
Four Compositions
(+)

Dane 001 (LP, 1981)
(CD forthcoming)

1. S.I. no 2 (Thompson) [18:53]

Walter Thompson (as, d, perc)
Anthony Braxton (sss, cbcl, perc)

1980 – September 19
Grog Kili Studios
Willow, NY (USA)


Roscoe Mitchell and the Sound Ensemble
Snurdy McGurdy and Her Dancin' Shoes
(+)

Nessa N20 (LP, 1981)
Nessa N20 (CD, 2003)

1. March {Comp. 40 Q} (Braxton) [4:40]

Roscoe Mitchell (ss, as, ts, bsx, cl, fl, w fl)
Hugh Ragin (tpt, p-tpt, flgn)
A. Spencer Barefield (6-str-g, 12-str-g, el-g)
Jaribu Shahid (b, el-b, clo, perc)
Tani Tabbal (d, perc)

1980 – December 11 or 12
Curtom Recording Studios 
Chicago, IL (USA)


Anthony Braxton
Composition 98

hatART 1984 (2-LP, 1981)
#1 as hatART 6062 (CD, 1990)

1. Comp. 98 (Studio) (Braxton) [48:30]
2. Comp. 98 (Live) (Braxton) [48:05]

Anthony Braxton (as, ts, ss, sss, Cm-sx)
Marilyn Crispell (p)
Ray Anderson (tb, atb, slide-tb)
Hugh Ragin (tpt, p-tpt, flgn)

1981 – January 19 (#1)
Ludwigsburg (Germany)

1981 – January 24 (#2)
Jazz Now Bern concert
Bern (Switzerland)


Anthony Braxton
Composition N. 96

Leo CD LR 169 (CD, 1993)

1. Comp. 96 (dedicated to Karlheinz Stockhausen) (Braxton) [55:35]

Anthony Braxton - conductor
The composers and improvisors orchestra:
    Denise Pool, Rebecca Morgan, Nancy Hargerud (fl)
    Aileen Munger, Laurri Uhlig (ob)
    Bob Davis (enhn)
    Marlene Weaver (bsn)
    Bill Smith (Eb-cl)
    Paul Pearse (Bb-cl)
    Ray Downey (bcl)
    Denny Goodhew (as)
    Richard Reed (frhn)
    Dave Scott, James Knapp (tpt)
    Julian Priester, Scott Reeves (tb)
    Rick Byrnes (tuba)
    Julian Smedley, Mathew Pederson, Jeannine Davis, Libby Poole,
        Jeroen van Tyn, Sandra Guy, Becky Liverzey, Mary Jacobson (vln)
    Betty Agent, Jean Word, Sam Williams, Beatrice Dolf (vla)
    Page Smith-Weaver, Scott Threlkold (clo)
    Scott Weaver, Deborah de Loria (b)
    Motter Dean (hpsd)
    Ed Hartman, Matt Kocmieroski (perc)
slides photographed and prepared by Nickie Braxton

1981 – May 30
Cornish Institute
Seattle, WA (USA)


Creative Music Studio
Woodstock Jazz Festival 2 (+)

#1, 2, 3 on Douglas ADC9 (CD, 1997); Knitting Factory Works 3009 (CD, 2000)
    also:  included on The Song is You, Douglas AD-09 (2-CD, 2005)
#1, 3, 4 on Corea/Metheny/Konitz, Woodstock Jazz Festival, Pioneer Artists Pa-98-598-D (DVD, 1998)
    also:  Geneon Entertainment 11672 (DVD, 2002); Gravity/Direct Video DVDSV3012D (DVD, 2003, UK)
excerpt of #1 incl. in Reed Royalty (1983 TV broadcast about saxophone players hosted by Branford Marsalis), Video Artists International VHS-69072 (video cassette, 1992); (laserdisc)

1. Impressions (John Coltrane) [12:41]
2. There Is No Greater Love (Ishan Jones / Marty Symes) [13:00]
3. All Blues (Miles Davis) [22:56]
4. The Song Is You * (Jerome Kern / Oscar Hammerstein) [0:58]

Anthony Braxton (as; voc on # 4)
Chick Corea (p) on # 1-3
Miroslav Vitous (b) on # 1-3
Jack DeJohnette (d) on # 1-3
Lee Konitz (as) on # 2, 3
Pat Metheny (g) on # 3

1981 – September 19
Woodstock Jazz Festival
Woodstock, NY (USA)

    NOTES:  


Anthony Braxton
Six Compositions: Quartet

Antilles AN1005 (LP, 1982)
Antilles 422-848 585-2 (CD, 1994)

1. Comp. 40 B (Braxton) [7:09]
2. Comp. 69 N (Braxton) [7:52]
3. Comp. 34 (Braxton) [6:17]
4. Comp. 40 A (Braxton) [9:04]
5. Comp. 40 G (Braxton) [5:00]
6. Comp. 52 (Braxton) [6:11]

Anthony Braxton (as, ts, Bb-ss, Eb-ss, cbcl)
Anthony Davis (p)
Mark Helias (b)
Edward Blackwell (d)

1981 – October 21 & 22
Generation Sound
New York, NY (USA)

    NOTES:


Giorgio Gaslini / Anthony Braxton Duo
Four Pieces (+)

Dischi Della Quercia Q28015 (LP, 1982)

1. Comp. 101 (Braxton) [18:10]
2. March (Gaslini) [6:05]
3. Love Chant (Gaslini) [5:35]

Anthony Braxton (as, ss)
Giorgio Gaslini (p) on # 1, 2

1981 – November 2
Barigozzi Studios
Milan (Italy)


Anthony Braxton
Open Aspects (Duo) 1982

Hat Hut 1995/6 (LP, 1982)
hatART 6106 (CD, 1993)

1. Open Aspect #3 (Braxton) [12:43]
2. Open Aspect #1.2. (Braxton) [7:51]
3. Open Aspect #2 (Braxton) [13:50]
4. Open Aspect #4 (Braxton) [5:33]
5. Open Aspect #5 (Braxton) [10:24]
6. Open Aspect #6 (6.1./6.2./6.3.) (Braxton) [7:29]
7. Open Aspect #1.1. (Braxton) [15:28]

Anthony Braxton (as, sss)
Richard Teitelbaum (Moog-syn, micro computer)

1982 – March 18
Tonstudio Bauer
Ludwigsburg (Germany)


Anthony Braxton
Four Compositions (Solo, Duo and Trio) 1982/1988

all on hatART 2030 (2-LP, 1986) as Braxton & Stockhausen with Marianne Schroeder
#2-6 on hatART 6019 (CD, 1989) with session 2; first copies have erroneous title Compositions 99, 101, 107 & 139 

1. Comp. 107 - Section A (take 1) (Braxton) [4:40]
2. Comp. 107 - Section B (Braxton) [5:00]
3. Comp. 107 - Section C (Braxton) [9:05]
4. Comp. 107 - Section D (Braxton) [7:25]
5. Comp. 107 - Section E (Braxton) [5:05]
6. Comp. 107 - Section A (take 2) (Braxton) [4:20]

Anthony Braxton (sss, ss, as)
Marianne Schroeder (p)
Garrett List (tb)

1982 – April 6
Tonstudio Bauer
Ludwigsburg (Germany)

    NOTES:


Anthony Braxton featuring John Lindberg
Six Duets (1982)

Cecma 1005 (LP, 1982)
Cecma CEC4 (CD, 1997)
    #1 included on I maestri del sax alto, Musica Jazz 2MJP1008 (LP, 1984)
    excerpt of #3 [4:30] included on Il clarinetto nel jazz, Musica Jazz 2MJP1018 (LP, 1983)

1. Comp. 69 B (Braxton) [5:14]
2. Comp. 69 A (Braxton) [8:19]
3. Comp. 23 J (Braxton) [7:11]
4. Comp. 6 A (Braxton) [6:36]
5. Comp. 69 P (Braxton) [3:45]
6. Comp. 6 N (Braxton) [7:16]
7. Four (take 1) (Miles Davis) [5:55]
8. Four (take 2) (Miles Davis) [3:01]

Anthony Braxton (as, Eb-ss, cl)
John Lindberg (b)

1982 – July 19
Natali Sound Studios
Florence (Italy)


Anthony Braxton
Trio (Pisa) 1982

Braxton Bootlegs BL019 (digital d/l, 2012)

1. AB/DB/GL 1 (collective) [38:54]
2. AB/DB/GL 2 (collective) [19:56]

Anthony Braxton (reeds)
Derek Bailey (g)
George Lewis (tb)

1982 – July 23
7th Rassegna Internazionale del Jazz
Pisa (Italy)


Anthony Braxton
Solo (Pisa) 1982

Leo/Golden Years of New Jazz CD GY 028 (CD, 2007)

1. Comp. 26 C (Braxton) [4:45]
2. Comp. 106 C (Braxton) [4:25]
3. Comp. 106 N (Braxton) [3:41]
4. Comp. 26 G + 99 G (Braxton) [4:20]
5. Comp. 118 A (Braxton) [4:22]
6. Alone Together (Howard Dietz / Arthur Schwartz)) [5:17]
7. Comp. 77 E (Braxton) [4:16]
8. 'Round 'Bout Midnight (Thelonious Monk / Cootie Williams / Bernie Hanighan) [4:45]
9. Comp. 119 J (Braxton) [4:12]
10. You Go to My Head (J. Fred Coots / Haven Gillespie) [3:49]
11. Giant Steps [+ audience applause] (John Coltrane) [11:11]

Anthony Braxton (as)

1982 – July 24
7th Rassegna Internazionale del Jazz
Pisa (Italy)

[date from newspaper article provided by Francesco Martinelli via e-mail of 09-Sep-2007; see here]


Vienna Art Orchestra
From No Time To Rag Time
(+)

hatART 1999/2000 (2-LP, 1983)
hatART 6073 (CD, 1993)

1. {Comp. 6 K} / Variations About {Comp. 6 K} (Braxton) / (Rüegg) [5:20]/[5:20]

Mathias Rüegg - leader, conductor, arranger
Lauren Newton (voc)
Karl (Bumi) Fian (tpt)
Herbert Joos (flgn, double-tpt, alp)
Christian Radovan (tb)
John Sass (tuba)
Harry Sokal (ss, ts, fl)
Roman Schwaller (ts, cl)
Wolfgang Puschnig (as, bcl, fl, pic)
Uli Schere (p, mel)
Woody Schabata (mba, vib)
Jürgen Wuchner (b)
Wolfgang Reisinger (perc, d)
Janusz Stefanski (d, perc)

1982 – October 21
Mühle Hunziken
Rubigen (Switzerland)


Anthony Braxton
Four Compositions (Quartet) 1983

Black Saint BSR0066 (LP, 1983)
Black Saint BSR 120066 (CD)
    also: included in The Complete Remastered Recordings on Black Saint & Soul Note, Black Saint/Soul Note BXS 1012 (8-CD, 2011)
    also:  #3 issued on L'avanguardia di Chicago, Black Saint BSRMJ001 (LP, included with Musica Jazz magazine)

1. Comp. 105 A (Braxton) [19:58]
2. Comp. 69 M (Braxton) [7:14]
3. Comp. 69 (O) (Braxton) [8:45]
4. Comp. 69 Q (Braxton) [5:29]

Anthony Braxton (as, ss, cl)
George Lewis (tb)
John Lindberg (b)
Gerry Hemingway (perc)

1983 – March 9 & 10
Milan (Italy)


Anthony Braxton
Quartet (Mulhouse) 1983

Braxton Bootlegs BL026 (digital d/l, 2012)

1. Comp. 40 B / 105 A (Braxton) [44:49]
2. continued (Braxton) [1:53]
3. Comp. 69 Q (Braxton) [4:07]

Anthony Braxton (reeds)
Marilyn Crispell (p)
John Lindberg (b)
Gerry Hemingway (perc)

1983 – October 1
Rally Drouot
Mulhouse (France)


Anthony Braxton
Quartet (Karlsruhe) 1983

Braxton Bootlegs BL017 (digital d/l, 2012)

1. Comp. 98 (Braxton) [38:15]

Anthony Braxton (reeds)
Ray Anderson (tb)
Paul Smoker (tpt)
Marilyn Crispell (p)

1983 – December 5 or 7
[unknown venue]
Karlsruhe (Germany)


Anthony Braxton
Composition 113

SoundAspects sss 003 (LP, 1985)
SoundAspects sss 003 (CD, 1993)

1. Comp. 113 (Braxton)
   Section 1 [7:47]
   Section 2 [7:27]
   Section 3 [5:07]
   Section 4 [6:47]
   Section 5 [5:35]
   Section 6 [4:45]

Anthony Braxton (Eb-ss)

1983 – December 6
Tonstudio Zuckerfabrik
Stuttgart (Germany)


Paul Smoker Trio
QB (+)

Alvas AR-101 (LP, 1984)

1. Saeta (Haynes) [5:49]
2. Baps (Smoker) [6:47]
3. QB (Smoker) [7:27]

Paul Smoker (tpt)
Anthony Braxton (as)
Ron Rohovit (b)
Phil Haynes (d)

1984 – February 10 & 11
Voxman Hall, Uiversity of Iowa
Iowa City, IA (USA)


György Szabados
Szabraxtondos

Krem SLPX17909 (LP, 1985)

1. Dance of Reanimation (Szabados) [14:26]
2. Commendation to Our Women (Szabados) [4:25]
3. Lament (Szabados) [8:44]
4. Szabraxtondos II (Szabados) [9:39]

Anthony Braxton (as on #1-3, ss on #4)
György Szabados (p)

1984 – June 29
Debrecen Jazzdays '84, Hungarian Radio Budapest Studios
Budapest (Hungary)


Anthony Braxton
Duo (Zurich) 1984

Braxton Bootlegs BL018 (digital d/l, 2012)

1. AB/GBS 1 (Braxton/Summer) [50:15]
2. AB/GBS 2 (Braxton/Summer) [7:55]
3. AB/GBS 3 (Braxton/Summer) [7:16]

Anthony Braxton (reeds)
Günter 'Baby' Summer (perc)

1984 – July 8
Rote Fabrik
Zurich (Switzerland)


Alvin Curran
Maritime Rites (+)

New World Records 80625-2 (2-CD, 2004)

1. Improvisation (George Lewis) [11:08]

George Lewis (tb) "mixed with the horn of the historical Nantucket II Lightship, the wave-activated whistle buoy in the Ambrose Channel, New York Harbor, and the voice of Captain Ken Black leading us through his Shore Village Museum in Rockland, Maine. Composer Anthony Braxton is also heard reciting five words." [liner notes]

1984 – Summer
Ambrose Channel, New York Harbor, and the Shore Village Museum, Rockland, Maine
(USA)


John Lindberg
Trilogy of Works for Eleven Instruments

Black Saint BSR0082 (LP, 1985)
Black Saint 120082-2 (CD, 1998)

1. Holler (Lindberg) [12:27]
2. m to M (Lindberg) [8:06]
3. Dresden Moods (Lindberg) [20:08]

Anthony Braxton - conductor
Hugh Ragin, Mike Mossman (tpt)
Ray Anderson (tb)
Vincent Chancey (frhn)
Marty Ehrlich (as, pic, fl)
J.D. Parran (ts, cl)
Pablo Calogero (bar)
Eric Watson (p)
Alan Jaffe (g)
John Lindberg (b)
Thurman Barker (d)

1984 – September 8 & 9
Vanguard Studios
New York, NY (USA)


Anthony Braxton
Six Compositions (Quartet) 1984

Black Saint BSR 0086 (LP, 1985) first pressing had erroneous title Four Compositions (Quartet) 1984
Black Saint 120086 (CD, 1997)
    also: included in The Complete Remastered Recordings on Black Saint & Soul Note, Black Saint/Soul Note BXS 1012 (8-CD, 2011)

1. Comp. 114 (+ 108 A) (Braxton) [7:09]
2. Comp. 110 C (Braxton) [4:38]
3. Comp. 115 (Braxton) [6:37]
4. Comp. 110 A (+ 108 B) (Braxton) [4:58]
5. Comp. 110 D (Braxton) [2:39]
6. Comp. 116 (Braxton) [9:46]

Anthony Braxton (as, ss, Cm-sx, cl, fl)
Marilyn Crispell (p)
John Lindberg (b)
Gerry Hemingway (d)

1984 – September 10 & 11
Vanguard Studios
New York, NY (USA)

        NOTES:


Anthony Braxton
Prag 1984 (Quartet Performance)

Sound Aspects sas 038 (CD, 1990)

1. Announcement [2:13]
2. Comp. 105 A (Braxton) [59:07]
Comp. 110 (+ 108 B) (Braxton)
Comp. 114 (+ 108 A) (Braxton)
Comp. 69 H (Braxton)

Anthony Braxton (as, ss, Cm-sx, cl, fl)
Marilyn Crispell (p)
John Lindberg (b)
Gerry Hemingway (d)

1984 – October
Prague International Jazz Festival
Prague (Czechoslovakia)

        NOTES:


various artists
Jazzgalerie Nickelsdorf: The 20th Anniversary (+)

Jazzgalerie Nickelsdorf (CD, 1996)

1. Comp. 40 M (Braxton) [11:11]

Anthony Braxton (as)
Marilyn Crispell (p)
John Lindberg (b)
Gerry Hemingway (d)

1984 – October 27
Jazzgalerie Nickelsdorf
Nickelsdorf (Austria)

    NOTES:


Anthony Braxton
Seven Standards 1985, Volume I

Magenta 0203 (LP, 1985)
Magenta 02003 (CD, 1995)

1. Joy Spring (Clifford Brown) [7:33]
2. Spring Is Here (Richard Rodgers / Lorenz Hart) [3:53]
3. I Remember You (Victor Schertzinger / Johnny Mercer) [5:22]
4. Toy (Clifford Jordan) [6:33]
5. You Go To My Head (J. Fred Coots / Haven Gillespie) [9:35]
6. Old Folks (Willard Robison / Dedette Lee Hill) [7:10]
7. Background Music (Warne Marsh) [5:34]

Anthony Braxton (as)
Hank Jones (p)
Rufus Reid (b)
Victor Lewis (d)

1985 – January 30 & 31
Classic Sound Studios
New York, NY (USA)

    NOTES:


Anthony Braxton
Seven Standards 1985, Volume II

Magenta 0205 (LP, 1986)
Magenta (CD)

1. Moment's Notice (John Coltrane) [8:33]
2. Ruby My Dear (Thelonious Monk) [5:11]
3. Groovin' High (Dizzy Gillespie) [6:40]
4. Yardbird Suite (Charles Parker) [4:31]
5. Nica's Dream (Horace Silver) [4:19]
6. Milestones (Miles Davis) [4:35]
7. Trinkle, Tinkle (Thelonious Monk) [6:20]

Anthony Braxton (as)
Hank Jones (p)
Rufus Reid (b)
Victor Lewis (d)

1985 – January 30 & 31
Classic Sound Studios 
New York, NY (USA)


Anthony Braxton
Duo (Belfort) 1985

Braxton Bootlegs BL021 (digital d/l, 2012)

1. AB/RT (Braxton/Teitelbaum) [34:10]

Anthony Braxton (reeds)
Richard Teitelbaum (p, synth)

1985 – February 6
Nouveau Theatre de Belfort
Belfort (France)


Richard Teitelbaum
Concerto Grosso

hatART 6004 (CD, 1988)

Concerto Grosso (1985) for Human Concertino and Robotic Ripieno
1. Invenzione (Teitelbaum) [17:49]
2. Fantasia (Teitelbaum) [17:58]
3. Capriccio (Teitelbaum) [19:00]

Concertino:
    Anthony Braxton (winds, etc.)
    George Lewis (tb, etc.)
    Richard Teitelbaum (p, syn, etc.)
Ripieni:
    Two digitally-controlled acoustic grand pianos
    One Yamaha TX 816 and two DX-7s
    One Kurzweil 250 digital sampling keyboard

1985 – May 3
Klaviere und Comuter Festival, Großer Sendesaal WDR
Cologne (Germany)


Anthony Braxton
Solo (Brussels) 1985

Braxton Bootlegs BL009 (digital d/l, 2011)
    also:  #16 included on Composition, Improvisation, Synthesis: Selections From the Tri-Centric Foundation Archives, NBH010 (digital d/l, 2011)

1. [unknown title] (Braxton) [3:58]
  2. Comp. 119 A (Braxton) [5:17]
  3. Comp. 118 F (Braxton) [5:45]
  4. Comp. 77 G (Braxton) [5:57]
  5. You Go to My Head (J. Fred Coots / Haven Gillespie) [6:37]
  6. Comp. 118 A (Braxton) [4:29]
  7. Comp. 77 H (Braxton) [5:17]
  8. Comp. 119 J (Braxton) [5:08]
  9. [unknown title] (Braxton) [3:47]
  10. Comp. 106 J (Braxton) [3:44]
  11. Comp. 106 M (Braxton) [6:07]
  12. Comp. 26 G (Braxton) [3:38]
  13. [unknown standard] [6:40]
  14. Comp. 106 C (Braxton) [4:22]
  15. Comp. 99 C (Braxton) [3:18]
  16. Comp. 106 A (Braxton) [5:09]
  17. Comp. 77 D (Braxton) [3:06]
  18. Comp. 119 G (Braxton) [3:04]
  19. [unknown title] (Braxton) [4:12]

Anthony Braxton (as)

1985 – June 2
Planets
Brussels (Belgium)


various artists
"Stil - 25th Anniversary"
Stil audio numerique / Neuf titres pour ¼ de siecle, 1971-1996 (+)

Stil Editions 2103 SAN 97 (CD, 1997, incl. with 4-page catalogue)

1. You Go to My Head (J. Fred Coots / Haven Gillespie) [6:39]

Anthony Braxton (as)

1985 – summer
unidentified church
Paris (France)

    NOTES:


Anthony Braxton
Quartet (London) 1985

Leo LR 414/415/416 (3-LP, 1988, ltd ed. of 500)
Leo CD LR 200/201 (2-CD, 1990)
    also:  a 5:01 excerpt of #1(d) on Leo Records CD Sampler included with Avant magazine (issue 7, Summer 1998)

1.  First set: [56:10]
(a) Comp. 122 (+ 108 A) (Braxton)
(b) Comp. 40 (O) (Braxton)
(c) Collage form structure (Braxton)
(d) Comp. 52 (Braxton)
(e) Comp. 86 (+ 32 + 96) (Braxton)
(f) Piano solo from Comp. 30 (Braxton)
(g) Comp. 115 (Braxton)
2.  Second set: [65:30]
(a) Comp. 105 A (Braxton)
(b) Percussion solo from Comp. 96 (Braxton)
(c) Comp. 40 F (Braxton)
(d) Comp. 121 (Braxton)
(e) Comp. 116 (Braxton)

Anthony Braxton (cl, fl, as, Cm-sx, sss)
Marilyn Crispell (p)
Mark Dresser (b)
Gerry Hemingway (d)

1985 – November 13
Bloomsbury Theatre
London, England (UK)

    NOTES:


Anthony Braxton
Quartet (Birmingham) 1985

Leo CD LR 202/203 (2-CD, 1991); (2-CD, 2002)

1.  First set: [45:04]
(a) Comp. 69 M (+ 10 + 33 + 96) (Braxton)
(b) Comp. 110 A (+ 96 + 108 B) (Braxton)
(c) Comp. 60 (+ 96 + 108 C) (Braxton)
(d) Comp. 85 (+ 30 + 108 D) (Braxton)
2.  Second set: [47:09]
(a) Comp. 105 B (+ 5 + 32 + 96) (Braxton)
(b) Comp. 87 (+ 108 C) (Braxton)
(c) Comp. 23 J (Braxton)
(d) Comp. 69 H (+ 31 + 96) (Braxton)
     Encore:
(e) Comp. 40 (O) (Braxton)

Anthony Braxton (reeds)
Marilyn Crispell (p)
Mark Dresser (b)
Gerry Hemingway (d)

1985 – November 17
Strathallen Hotel
Birmingham, England (UK)

    NOTES:


Anthony Braxton
Quartet (Coventry) 1985

Leo CD LR 204/205 (2-CD, 1993); (2-CD, 2002)
    also:  excerpts of #1(a-e), 3(c) issued on The Coventry Concert, West Wind 001 (LP; CD, 2001)

1.  First set: [42:06]
(a) Comp. 124 (+ 30 + 96) (Braxton)
(b) Comp. 88 (+ 108 C + 30 + 96) (Braxton)
(c) Piano solo from Comp. 30 (Braxton)
(d) Comp. 23 G (+ 30 + 96) (Braxton)
(e) Comp. 40 N (Braxton)
2.  Interviews by Graham Lock: [31:45]
topics:  Frankie Lymon, Evolution, John Coltrane, Paul Desmond, Warne Marsh, solo saxophone music, chess/'jazz', definitions, Beethoven
3.  Second set: [40:28]
(a) Comp. 69 C (+ 32 + 96) (Braxton)
(b) Percussion solo from Comp. 96 (Braxton)
(c) Comp. 69 F (Braxton)
(d) Comp. 69 B (Braxton)
(e) Bass solo from Comp. 96 (Braxton)
(f) Comp. 6 A (Braxton)
4.  Interviews by Graham Lock: (Braxton) [29:43]
topics:  titles, collage forms, quartet sets, multi-orchestra works, the goal of creativity, structure and ritual, structure and emotion, blues, what music is

Anthony Braxton (as, Cm-sx, sss, cl)
Marilyn Crispell (p)
Mark Dresser (b)
Gerry Hemingway (d)

1985 – November 26
Warwick University Arts Centre Studio
Coventry, England (UK)

    NOTES:


Larry Polansky
The Theory of Impossible Sound
(+)

Artifacts ART 1004 (CD, 1989)

1. Four Voice Canon #6 (Polansky) [3:23]

Larry Polansky (computer programming and composition)
Anthony Braxton (bar)
Jody Diamond (rebab)

1986 – ??
Mills College
Oakland, CA (USA)

    NOTES:


Anthony Braxton
Five Compositions (Quartet) 1986

Black Saint BSR 0106 (LP, 1986)
Black Saint BSR 120106 (CD, 1993)
    also: included in The Complete Remastered Recordings on Black Saint & Soul Note, Black Saint/Soul Note BXS 1012 (8-CD, 2011)

1. Comp. 131 (Braxton) [6:45]
2. Comp. 88 (+ 108 C) (Braxton) [5:50]
3. Comp. 124 (+ 96) (Braxton) [9:05]
4. Comp. 122 (+ 108 A + 96) (Braxton) [9:20]
5. Comp. 101 (+ 31 + 96 + 30) (Braxton) [11:25]

Anthony Braxton (as, ts, sss, Cm-sx, cl, fl)
David Rosenboom (p)
Mark Dresser (b)
Gerry Hemingway (d)

1986 – July 2 & 3
Barigozzi Studio
Milan (Italy)

    NOTES:


Anthony Braxton
If My Memory Serves Me Right

WestWind 004 (LP, CD, 1987) *unauthorized release*

1. Comp. 122 (Braxton) [10:00]
2. Open Quartet Improvisation [8:15]
3. Comp. 88 (excerpt) (Braxton) [2:10]
4. Comp. 131 (Braxton) [9:00]
5. Piano Trio Improvisation [6:00]
6. Drum solo from Comp. 96 (Braxton) [2:15]
7. Comp. 40N (excerpt) (Braxton) [1:20]

Anthony Braxton (as, sss, cl, fl)
David Rosenboom (p)
Mark Dresser (b)
Gerry Hemingway (perc)

1986 – July
Riverside
Antwerp (Belgium)

    NOTES:


Anthony Braxton / ROVA Saxophone Quartet
The Aggregate

Sound Aspects sas 023 (CD, LP, 1988) with session 2
Sound Aspects sas 023 (CD, 1989)

1. The Shopper (Raskin) [11:34]

Anthony Braxton (cbsx, bsx, bar, ts, as, ss, sss)
ROVA Saxophone Quartet:
    Bruce Ackley (ss, Bb-cl)
    Larry Ochs (ts, as, sss)
    Jon Raskin (bar, as, Bb-cl)
    Andrew Voigt (ts, as, sss, fl)

1986 – August 22
PreEchoes 2
San Francisco, CA (USA)


Derek Bailey / Anthony Braxton
Moment Precieux

Victo 02 (LP, 1987)
Victo 02 (CD, 1993)

1. The Victoria and Albertville - part 1 [23:31]
2. The Victoria and Albertville - part 2 [24:35]

Derek Bailey (g)
Anthony Braxton (as, ss s)

1986 – October 4
Festival International de Musique Actuelle
Victoriaville (Canada)


various artists
Music From Mills:  In Celebration of the Centennial of the Chartering of Mills College 1885-1995  (+)

MC001 (3-LP, 1986)

1. Comp. 62 (+ 30 + 96) (Braxton) [5:48]

Anthony Braxton (ss)
David Rosenboom (Kurzweil 250 Digital Synthesizer (grand piano program))

1986 – October
Center for Contemporary Music Recording Studio, Mills College
Oakland, CA (USA)


various artists
Bidi, Bidi, Bidi (+)

Starlight Furniture Co. BF13 (CD, 1999) 2000 copies issued with Bananafish 13

1.

(untitled)

[8:01]

Challenge:
    Anthony Braxton (reeds)
    David Rosenboom (p, elec, processing)
    William Winant (perc)

1986 – October 11
Mills College
Oakland, CA (USA)


ROVA
Beat Kennel
(+)

Black Saint 120126 (LP, 1987)
Black Saint 120126 (CD, 1993)

1. {Comp. 37} (Braxton) [5:39]

Jon Raskin (bar)
Larry Ochs (ts)
Andrew Voigt (as)
Bruce Ackley (ss)

1987 – April 13/15
Barigozzi Studio
Milan (Italy)


Gino Robair
She Left Me For A She (+)

Rastascan BRD 001 (45-rpm 12", 1987, limited edition of 200)
included on Beets compilation, Elemental/T.E.C. 90902 (CD, 1990) with erroneous title "She Left Her for Him"
    available at Robair's MySpace page

1. She Left Her For A Him (Robair) [3:58]

Gino Robair (perc)
Anthony Braxton (sss)

1987 – May 1
Mills College
Oakland, CA (USA)

[info from Gino Robair via e-mail, 19-Mar-2007]


Anthony Braxton
Six Monk's Compositions (1987)

Black Saint 120116-2 (LP, 1987)
Black Saint 120116-2 (CD, 1993)
    also: included in The Complete Remastered Recordings on Black Saint & Soul Note, Black Saint/Soul Note BXS 1012 (8-CD, 2011)
    also:  #3 on Black Saint/Soul Note, Critics' Pick Sampler, Vol. 1 (CD)

1. Brilliant Corners (Thelonious Monk) [9:19]
2. Reflections (Thelonious Monk) [4:54]
3. Played Twice (Thelonious Monk) [6:47]
4. Four In One (Thelonious Monk) [9:37]
5. Ask Me Now (Thelonious Monk) [6:32]
6. Skippy (Thelonious Monk) [6:44]

Anthony Braxton (as)
Mal Waldron (p)
Buell Neidlinger (b)
Bill Osborne (d)

1987 – June 30 & July 1
Barigozzi Studio
Milano (Italy)


Gino Robair / Anthony Braxton
Duets 1987

Music & Arts 1026 (CD, 1998)
#2, 4-8 as Rastascan BRD 002 (LP, 1987)

1. Improvisation & Prelude (Robair / Braxton) [6:05]
2. Comp. 86 (Braxton) [12:03]
3. Frictious Singularity (Robair / Braxton) [8:19]
4. Ballad For The Children (Robair / Braxton) [3:11]
5. Comp. 136 (+ 96) (Braxton) [6:55]
6. Counting Song (Robair) [5:22]
7. Comp. 40 D (+ 96 + 108 B) (Braxton) [8:25]
8. Decline Of Reason (Robair) [4:08]

Gino Robair (perc)
Anthony Braxton (saxes)

1987 – August 6 (# 1-3)
1987 – October 3 (# 4-8)
Cal State University
Hayward, CA (USA)

   NOTES:  


various artists
October Meeting 1987
(+)

BIMhuis 002 (CD, 1992)

1. Second Line Ratoon (Hemingway) [36:55]

Anthony Braxton (sss)
Herb Robertson, Leo Smith (tpt)
Johannes Bauer, George Lewis (tb)
John Carter, Michael Moore (cl)
Louis Sclavis (ss)
Bruno Marini (bar)
Gerry Hemingway, Han Bennink (d)

1987 – October 16-24
October Meeting 1987
Amsterdam (Holland)


London Jazz Composers Orchestra
Zurich Concerts
(+)

Intakt 4/5 (2-LP, 1988)
Intakt 005 (2-CD, 1995)

1. Comp. 135 (+ 41 + 63 + 96) (Braxton) [56:47]
Comp. 136 (+ 96) (Braxton)
Comp. 108 B (+ 86 + 96) (Braxton)
Comp. 134 (+ 96) (Braxton)

Anthony Braxton - director
Henry Lowther, Jon Corbett (tpt)
Mark Charig (cor)
Paul Rutherford, Radu Malfatti, Alan Tomlinson (tb)
Steve Wick (tuba)
Trevor Watts, Evan Parker, Simon Picard, Pete McPhail, Paul Dunmall (reeds)
Phil Wachsmann (vn, elec)
Howard Riley (p)
Barry Guy, Dave Holland (b)
Paul Lytton, Tony Oxley (d)

1988 – March 27
Taktlos-Festival
Rote Fabrik, Zürich (Switzerland)


Anthony Braxton
19 (Solo) Compositions, 1988

New Albion NA 023 (CD, 1989)

1. Comp. 138 A - ballade (Braxton) [2:53]
2. Comp. 106 D - relationship (Braxton) [3:21]
3. Comp. 118 F - buzz logic (Braxton) [2:42]
4. Comp. 138 B - african violets (Braxton) [2:21]
5. Comp. 77 G - whole (Braxton) [3:08]
6. Comp. 118 A - intervallic (Braxton) [3:11]
7. Comp. 138 C - long (Braxton) [2:17]
8. Comp. 106 J - pointillistic (Braxton) [2:35]
9. Comp. 77 C - triplet diatonic (Braxton) [3:00]
10. Comp. 26 F - Kelvin (Braxton) [1:51]
11. You Go To My Head (J. Fred Coots / Haven Gillespie) [4:10]
12. Comp. 119 I (+ 99 E) - med-dance (Braxton) [1:42]
13. Comp. 119 G - multiphonic (Braxton) [1:52]
14. Round 'bout Midnight (Thelonious Monk / Cootie Williams / Bernie Hanighan) [2:37]
15. Comp. 99 B - line (Braxton) [3:42]
16. Comp. 106 A - quarter (Braxton) [2:51]
17. Comp. 138 D - ballade (Braxton) [2:13]
18. Half Nelson (Miles Davis) [5:06]
19. Comp. 106 C - triadic spiral (Braxton) [3:04]

Anthony Braxton (as)

1988 – April 8 (# 1-16)
Composer's In Recital Series concert
Killian Hall, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA (USA)

1988 – April 16 (# 17-19)
Intersection For The Arts
San Francisco, CA (USA)

   NOTES:


Anthony Braxton
Solo (London) 1988

Impetus 18818 (LP, 1991)

1. Comp. 106 C (Braxton) [7:57]
2. Comp. 118 F + 99 G (Braxton) [5:20]
3. Comp. 138 C (Braxton) [2:52]
4. Invitation (Bronislaw Kaper / Paul Francis Webster) [7:34]
5. Comp. 99 C (Braxton) [4:32]
6. Comp. 138 E (Braxton) [5:00]
7. Impressions (John Coltrane) [5:24]
8. Comp. 99 I (Braxton) [4:18]
9. Naima (John Coltrane) [1:42]

Anthony Braxton (as)

1988 – May 22
ICA Theatre
London, England (UK)


Anthony Braxton / ROVA Saxophone Quartet
The Aggregate

Sound Aspects sas 023 (CD, LP, 1988) with session 1
Sound Aspects sas 023 (CD, 1989)

1. The Aggregate (Ochs) [11:16]
2. Comp. 129 (+ 86+87, 96, 40 (O), 40 F, 108 A, 101) (Braxton) [46:13]

Anthony Braxton (cbsx, bsx, bar, ts, as, ss, sss)
ROVA Saxophone Quartet:
    Bruce Ackley (ss, Bb-cl)
    Larry Ochs (ts, as, sss)
    Jon Raskin (bar, as, Bb-cl)
    Andrew Voigt (ts, as, sss, fl)

1988 – July 30
Koncepts Cultural Gallery
Oakland, CA (USA)

    NOTES:


Anthony Braxton
Ensemble (Victoriaville) 1988

Victo 07 (LP, 1989)
Victo 07 (CD, 1993)

1. Comp. 141 (+ 20 + 96 + 120 D) (Braxton) [40:46]
2. Comp. 142 (Braxton) [8:24]

Anthony Braxton (as, ss, sss)
Paul Smoker (tpt)
George Lewis (tb)
Evan Parker (ts)
Bobby Naughton (vib)
Joëlle Léandre (b)
Gerry Hemingway (perc)

1988 – October 8
6th Festival Internationale de Musique Actuelle
Victoriaville (Canada)


Anthony Braxton / Ensemble Braxtonia
2 Compositions (Järvenpää) 1988

Leo CD LR 233 (CD, 1996)

1. Comp. 144 / Comp. 145 (Braxton) [70:22]

Anthony Braxton (as, ss, sss, fl)
Seppo Baron Paakkunainen (fl, ts, bar)
Pentti Lahti (fl, ss, as)
Pepa Päivinen (fl, ts, ss, bcl)
Mircea Stan (tb)
Mikko-Ville Luolajan-Mikkola (vln)
Teppo Hauta-aho (b, clo)
Jukka Wasama (d)

1988 – November 7
Järvenpää House
Järvenpää (Finland)


Anthony Braxton
Four Compositions (Solo, Duo and Trio) 1982/1988

# 1-3 on hatART 6019 (CD, 1989) with session 1;  first copies have erroneous title Compositions 99, 101, 107 & 139
# 4 on Kimus #3, hatART 16003 (CD, 1989, ltd ed. of 999)

1. Comp. 101 (Braxton) [16:50]
2. Comp. 139 (Braxton) [12:27]
3. Comp. 99 B (+ 97 C + ? + ?) (Braxton) [7:42]
4. Comp. 101 - take 2 (Braxton) [15:47]

Anthony Braxton (sss, ss, as) on #1, 3, 4
Marianne Schroeder (p) on #1, 2, 4

1988 – November 18 (#1, 3, 4)
1988 – November 19 (#2)
Haus der Begegnung Mariahilf
Vienna (Austria)

    NOTES:


Ran Blake & Anthony Braxton
A Memory Of Vienna

hatOLOGY 505 (CD, 1997)
hatOLOGY 687 (CD, 2009)

1. 'Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk / Cootie Williams / Bernie Hanighan) [11:06]
2. Yardbird Suite (Charlie Parker) [5:38]
3. You Go To My Head (J. Fred Coots / Haven Gillespie) [7:58]
4. Just Friends (Lewis-Klenner) [6:24]
5. Alone Together (Howard Dietz / Arthur Schwartz) [4:59]
6. Four (Miles Davis) [4:53]
7. Soul Eyes (Mal Waldron) [7:34]
8. I'm Getting Sentimental Over You (George Bassman / Ned Washington) [7:08]

Anthony Braxton (as)
Ran Blake (p)

1988 – November 19
Haus der Begegnung Mariahilf
Vienna (Austria)


Andrew Voigt / Anthony Braxton
Kol Nidre

Sound Aspects sas 031 (CD, 1990)

1. Comp. 85 (Braxton) [4:39]
2. Comp. 87 (Braxton) [14:17]
3. Kol Nidre (Voigt) [7:44]
4. Break'n Rag Voigt (Voigt) [8:30]

Anthony Braxton (as, ss, sss, Cm-sx, bsx)
Andrew Voigt (as, ss, sss, ts, Eb-fl)

1988 – December 10 & 11
Garuda Records
San Francisco, CA (USA)


Anthony Braxton
Eugene (1989)

Black Saint BSR 120137 (CD, 1991)
    also: included in The Complete Remastered Recordings on Black Saint & Soul Note, Black Saint/Soul Note BXS 1012 (8-CD, 2011)

1. Comp. 112 (Braxton) [10:02]
2. Comp. 91 (Braxton) [9:53]
3. Comp. 134 (Braxton) [10:49]
4. Comp. 100 (Braxton) [8:48]
5. Comp. 93 (Braxton) [8:26]
6. Comp. 45 (Braxton) [12:55]
7. Comp. 71 (Braxton) [10:32]
8. Comp. 59 (Braxton) [8:01]

Anthony Braxton (as); conductor
The Northwest Creative Orchestra:
    Rob Blakeslee, John Jensen, Ernie Carbajal (tpt)
    Ed Kammerer, Tom Hill, Mike Heffley (tb)
    Thom Bergeron, Jeff Homan, Carl Woideck, Mike Curtis (reeds)
    Mike Vannice (reeds, p)
    Todd Barton (syn)
    Joe Robinson (g)
    Forrest Moyer (b)
    Tom Kelly (perc)
    Charles Down (perc, vib)

1989 – January 31
Beall Hall, University of Oregon
Eugene, OR (USA)


Anthony Braxton
Creative Orchestra (Portland) 1989

Braxton Bootlegs BL024 & BL025 (digital d/l, 2012)

1. Comp. 112 / 91 / 134 / 100 (Braxton) [45:33]
2. Comp. 93 / 45 / 71 / 59 (Braxton) [36:53]

Anthony Braxton (as); conductor
The Northwest Creative Orchestra:
    Rob Blakeslee, John Jensen, Ernie Carbajal (tpt)
    Ed Kammerer, Tom Hill, Mike Heffley (tb)
    Thom Bergeron, Jeff Homan, Carl Woideck, Mike Curtis, Mike Vannice (reeds)
    Todd Barton (syn)
    Joe Robinson (g)
    Forrest Moyer (b)
    Tom Kelly, Charles Dowd (perc, vib)

1989 – February 5
Evans Auditorium, Lewis and Clark College
Portland, Oregon (USA)


Anthony Braxton
Trio (Wuppertal) 1989

Braxton Bootlegs BL022 & BL023 (digital d/l, 2012)

1. Comp. 6 A / 40 G (+ 87) / 110 A (+ 63) (Braxton) [44:34]
2. The Angular Apron /Comp. 40 J (Oxley / Braxton) [33:11]
3. Comp. 40 M (Braxton) [17:49]

Anthony Braxton (reeds)
Adelhard Roidinger (b)
Tony Oxley (perc)

1989 – March 11
[unknown venue]
Wuppertal (Germany)


Anthony Braxton
Seven Compositions (Trio) 1989

#1-3 as hatART 6025 (CD, 1989)
    also:  as hatOLOGY 658 (CD, 2009)
#4 on Kimus #3, hatART 16003 (CD, 1989, ltd ed. of 999)

1. Comp. 40 D /
Comp. 40 G (+ 63)
(Braxton) [19:36]
2. All The Things You Are (Jerome Kern / Oscar Hammerstein) [10:40]
The Angular Apron (Oxley) [8:20]
Comp. 6 A (Braxton) [7:35]
3. Comp. 40 J /
Comp. 110 A (+ 108 B + 69 J)
(Braxton) [12:06]
4. Comp. 6 A - take 2 (Braxton) [6:02]

Anthony Braxton (as, ss, sss, Cm-sx, cl, fl)
Adelhard Roidinger (b)
Tony Oxley (d)

1989 – March 21
Maison de la Culture
Amiens (France)


Anthony Braxton & Buell Neidlinger
2 By 2

K2B2 4169 (2-CD, 2012)

1. Off Minor (Thelonious Monk) [9:57]
2. Tonight the Night (for Iannis Xenakis) [14:24]
3. Ballade in F [7:03]
4. Criss-Cross (Thelonious Monk) [7:52]
5. 'Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk) [3:24]
6. High Flight [1:22]
7. Well, You Needn't (Thelonious Monk) [12:00]
8. Blue As We Can Be [10:54]
9. Cellular Connection [4:52]
10. 2 at Once (for La Monte Young) [6:54]
11. Straight, No Chaser /
La Nevada
(Thelonious Monk) [7:22]
12. Tonight the Night [10:16]
13. Off Minor (Thelonious Monk) [2:50]
14. Exodust [2:59]

Anthony Braxton (as, ss, sss, C-mel-sx)
Buell Niedlinger (b)

1989 – April 8
McCabe's Guitar Shop
Santa Monica, CA (USA)


Anthony Braxton
Duo (Verona) 1989

Braxton Bootlegs BL010 (digital d/l, 2011)
    also:  excerpt of #1 included on Composition, Improvisation, Synthesis: Selections From the Tri-Centric Foundation Archives, NBH010 (digital d/l, 2011)

1. improvisation (Braxton/Roach) [57:07]
  2. Giant Steps (John Coltrane) [6:54]

Anthony Braxton (as)
Max Roach (perc)

1989 – June 6
??
Verona (Italy)


Anthony Braxton / Marilyn Crispell
Duets Vancouver 1989

Music & Arts CD-4611 (CD, 1990)
    also:  #1 on Marilyn Crispell, Live In San Francisco, Music & Arts CD-4633 (CD)

1. Comp. 136 (Braxton) [10:11]
2. Comp. 140 (+ 112 + 30) (Braxton) [11:50]
3. Comp. 62 (Braxton) [11:01]
4. Comp. 116 (Braxton) [12:25]

Anthony Braxton (reeds)
Marilyn Crispell (p)

1989 – June 30
Western Front
Vancouver (Canada)


Ralf Geisler
Müsik für Saxophon Solo
(+)

{no label} n. PG001 (privately-issued CD, 1990)

1. Comp. 77 D (Braxton) [7:15]

Ralf Geisler (as)

1989 – August 1/2
??
Ludwigsburg (Germany)


Anthony Braxton
2 Compositions (Ensemble) 1989/1991

hatART 6086 (CD, 1992) with session 2

1. Comp. 147 (Braxton) [16:46]

Ensemble Modern Frankfurt
Diego Masson - conductor
Leslie Stuck - sound
    Dietmar Wiesner, Anne La Berge (fl)
    Catherine Milliken (ob)
    Roland Diry, Joachim Klemm, John Corbett (cl) - soloists
    Wolfgang Stryi (bcl, sax)
    Veit Scholz (bsn)
    Vanessa King, Achim Reus (enhn)
    Tony Cross, Julian Brewer (tpt)
    Uwe Dierksen, Norbert Hardegen (tb)
    Rumi Ogawa-Helferich, Rainer Römer (perc)
    Karin Schmeer (harp)
    Ueli Wiget, Hermann Kretzschmar (p)
    Klaus Obermaier (g)
    Sebastian Gottschick, Thomas Hofer, Peter Rundel, Hilary Sturt (vln)
    Werner Dickel, Almut Steinhausen (vla)
    Michael Sitrling, Friedemann Dähn (clo)
    Thomas Fichter (b)

1989 – October 23
??
Frankfurt (Germany)


Anthony Braxton
Eight (+3) Tristano Compositions 1989 for Warne Marsh

#1-12 as hatART 6052 (CD, 1990)
    also:  as hatOLOGY 715 (CD, 2012)
# 13-15 on Kimus #4, hatART 16004 (CD, 1991)

1. Two Not One (Lennie Tristano) [7:14]
2. 317E 32nd Street (Lennie Tristano) [8:14]
3. Dreams (Lennie Tristano) [5:41]
4. Lennies Pennies (Lennie Tristano) [9:20]
5. How Deep is the Ocean? (Irving Berlin) [4:42]
6. Victory Ball (Lennie Tristano) [4:45]
7. Sax of a Kind (Warne Marsh) [4:05]
8. Lennie Bird (Lennie Tristano) [6:25]
9. Time On My Hands (Harold Adamson / Mack Gordon / Vincent Youmans) [4:50]
10. Victory Ball (take 2) (Lennie Tristano) [5:07]
11. Baby (Lennie Tristano) [5:10]
12. April (Lennie Tristano) [8:26]
13. Wow (Lennie Tristano) [6:44]
14. Dreams - take 2 (Lennie Tristano) [5:52]
15. Lennies Pennies - take 2 (Lennie Tristano) [9:10]

Anthony Braxton (as, sss, fl)
Jon Raskin (bar)
Dred Scott (p)
Cecil McBee (b)
Andrew Cyrille (d)

1989 – December 10 & 11
Sage & Sound Recording Studio
Hollywood, California (USA)



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