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Braxton's 1972 Town Hall, NY concert with the great lineup of Dave Holland, Philip Wilson, John Stubblefield, Jeanne Lee, and Barry Altschul, an early example of his numbered compositions

Braxton, Anthony Trio & Quintet
Town Hall (Trio & Quintet) 1972

Braxton, Anthony Trio & Quintet: Town Hall (Trio & Quintet) 1972 (Hatology)
Label: Hatology    
Released in: Switzerland    

"By 1972 we still only had a vague and partial knowledge of Braxton's more formal nature. So Town Hall was a "coming out" in one sense, albeit an atypical one. In some ways, this concert reminds us of Braxton's roots in the collective experiences of the AACM, and at the same time anticipates the multi-logics and expanded resources of later endeavors."-Art Lange, from the liner notes

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Product Information:

UPC: 752156068525

Label: Hatology
Catalog ID: 685
Squidco Product Code: 13706

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2011
Country: Switzerland
Packaging: Cardstock 3 page foldover
Recorded at Town Hall N.Y. on May 22nd, 1972 by John Sadler.


Anthony Braxton-alto saxophone, soprano saxophones, flute, contrabass clarinet, soprano clarinet, B-flat clarinets, percussion

Dave Holland-double bass

Philip Wilson-drums

John Stubblefield-tenor saxophone, flute, bass clarinet, gong, percussion

Jeanne Lee-voice

Barry Altschul-percussion, marimba

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Track Listing:

1. Composition 6 N / Composition 6 (O) (Dedicated to Jerome Cooper) (Live) 18:18

2. All the Things You Are (Dedicated to Frederic Rzewski) (Live) 14:12

3. Composition 6 P I (Live) 13:46

4. Composition 6 P II (Live) 21:26

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