Anthony Braxton Catalog

1968 (age 23)

Anthony Braxton - 3 Compositions Of New Jazz  (Delmark DL-415)

Leo Smith, trumpet, mellophone, xylophone, bottle, kazoo; Anthony Braxton, alto, soprano sax, clarinet, flute, musette, accordion, bells, snare drum; Leroy Jenkins, violin, viola, harmonica, bass drum, recorder, cymbals, slide whistle.

Sound Studios, Chicago, IL, March 27, 1968

Composition 6E: 840M (Realize)

Leo Smith, trumpet, mellophone, xylophone, bottle, kazoo; Anthony Braxton, alto, soprano sax, clarinet, flute, musette, accordion, bells, snare drum; Leroy Jenkins, violin, viola, harmonica, bass drum, recorder, cymbals, slide whistle; Richard Abrams, piano #1, piano, cello, alto clarinet #2.

Sound Studios, Chicago, IL, April 10, 1968

1.Composition 6D: N/M488/44M/Z
2.The Bell

** also issued on Delmark DS-415.

1969

Anthony Braxton - For Alto  (Delmark DL-420/421)

Anthony Braxton, alto sax.

Parkway Community Center, Chicago, IL, summer 1969

Composition 8A: Dedicated To Multi-Instrumentalist Jack Gell
Composition 8F: To Composer John Cage
Composition 8H: To Artist Murray De Pillars
Composition 8A/B/E: To Pianist Cecil Taylor
Composition 8D: Dedicated To Ann And Peter Allen

same session.

Composition 8C: Dedicated To Susan Axelrod
Composition 8G: To My Friend Kenny McKenny
Composition 8B: Dedicated To Multi-Instrumentalist Leroy Jenkins

Anthony Braxton - Silence  (Freedom (E) FLP 40123)

Leo Smith, trumpet, miscellaneous instruments; Anthony Braxton, reeds, miscellaneous instruments; Leroy Jenkins, violin, miscellaneous instruments.

Paris, France, July 18, 1969

Off The Top Of My Head
Silence

Anthony Braxton - B-X0 NO-47A  (BYG (F) 529.315)

Leo Smith, trumpet, flugelhorn, logs, siren; Anthony Braxton, alto, soprano sax, clarinet, bass clarinet, flute, chimes; Leroy Jenkins, violin, viola, flute, organ, harmonica; Steve McCall, drums, darbouka, percussion.

Studio Saravah, Paris, France, September 10, 1969

The Light On The Dalta
Simple Like
Composition 6G: B-X0 NO-47A

** also issued on Affinity (E) AFF 15.

1970

Anthony Braxton - This Time...  (BYG (F) 529.347)

Leo Smith, trumpet, flugelhorn, horns, logs, siren; Anthony Braxton, alto, soprano sax, clarinet, contrabass clarinet, flute, chimes, vocals; Leroy Jenkins, violin, viola, flute, organ; Steve McCall, drums, darbouka, percussion.

Paris, France, January, 1970

Composition 6H: Composition No. 1
Composition 8K: Solo
Composition 6F: Small Composition No. 1
Composition 6F: Small Composition No. 2
Composition 6F: Small Composition No. 3
Composition 6F: Small Composition No. 4
Composition 6F: Small Composition No. 5
In The Street
This Time...

** also issued on Affinity (E) AFF 25.

1971

Anthony Braxton - Recital Paris 71  (Futura (F) GER 23)

Anthony Braxton, four multi tracked piano.

Europasonor Studios, Paris, France, January 2, 1971

Composition 16: G N 6 (X' 70B) (Dedicated To David Tudor)

Anthony Braxton, alto sax.

"Theatre De L'Epee Des Bois", Paris, France, January 4, 1971

Come Sunday (Dedicated To Johnny Hodges)

** also issued on Musica (F) MUS. 2004; Futura (F) FUT 2024.

Anthony Braxton - The Complete Braxton  (Freedom (E) FLPX 40112/3)

Anthony Braxton, soprano sax; Chick Corea, piano.

Polydor Studios, London, England, February 4 & 5, 1971

Composition 6K: N 508-10 (4G)

Kenny Wheeler, trumpet, flugelhorn; Anthony Braxton, alto, soprano sax; Dave Holland, bass, cello; Barry Altschul, percussion, bells.

Composition 6J: J-572 (431)-1

same session.

Composition 6A: 67M F-12

Anthony Braxton, four soprano sax.

Composition 22: ZM-F-K

Kenny Wheeler, trumpet, flugelhorn; Anthony Braxton, alto, soprano sax; Dave Holland, bass, cello; Barry Altschul, percussion, bells.

Composition 6I: R76-4

Paul Lawrence, C tuba; Geoffrey Adams, James Anderson, Michael Barnes, John Fletcher, E-flat tuba.

Composition 4: 3-24 (Tuba Realization)

Anthony Braxton, soprano sax; Chick Corea, piano.

Composition 6L: JNK 4 Degrees

Anthony Braxton, contrabass clarinet.

Composition 6M: 4-16 CJF

** also issued on Arista Freedom AL 1902 as "The Complete Braxton 1971".

1972

Anthony Braxton - Dona Lee  (America (F) 30 AM 6122)

Anthony Braxton, alto, soprano sax, flute, contrabass clarinet; Michael Smith, piano; Peter Warren, bass; Oliver Johnson, drums.

Studio Decca, Paris, France, February 18, 1972

Dona Lee
Composition 23L: H-204 3=HF/G
You Go To My Head: Part One
You Go To My Head: Part Two
Composition 23K: 60666 C-66M

Anthony Braxton - Saxophone Improvisations Series F.  (America (F) 30 AM 011-012)

Anthony Braxton, alto sax.

Studio Decca, Paris, France, February 25, 1972

Composition 8I: BWC-12 N-48 K (Stage 1-3)
Composition 26A: NR-12-C (33M)
Composition 26J: RFO-M degrees-F (32)
Composition 26B: JMK-80 CFN-7

same session.

Composition 26D: 178-F4 312
Composition 8J: NBH-7C K7
Composition 26C: MMKF-6 (CN-72)
Composition 26I: (348-R) C-233
Composition 26F: 104 degrees-KELVIN M-12

Anthony Braxton Creative Music Orchestra - RBN-3 degrees K12  (Ring Records (G) Ring 01024/5/6)

Ambrose Jackson, James Maceda, Cesare Massarenti, Ray Stephen Oche, trumpet; Gilbert Aloir, tuba; Jean Bauchard, alto sax; Bob Taylor, tenor sax; Hugh Levick, tenor, soprano sax; Anthony Braxton, reeds; Joachim Kuhn, piano; Pancho Blumenzweig, Francois Mechali, bass; Oliver Johnson, Sabu Toyozumi, percussion.

"Festival Chatelleraut", Chatelleraut, France, March 11, 1972

Composition 25: RBN-3 degrees K12: Unit A
Composition 25: RBN-3 degrees K12: Unit B
Composition 25: RBN-3 degrees K12: Unit C, Part 1
Composition 25: RBN-3 degrees K12: Unit C, Part 2
Composition 25: RBN-3 degrees K12: Unit D
Composition 25: RBN-3 degrees K12: Unit E, Part 1

same session.

Composition 25: RBN-3 degrees K12: Unit E, Part 2
Composition 25: RBN-3 degrees K12: Unit F, Part 1
Composition 25: RBN-3 degrees K12: Unit F, Part 2
Composition 25: RBN-3 degrees K12: Unit G

same session.

Composition 25: RBN-3 degrees K12: Unit H
Composition 25: RBN-3 degrees K12: Unit I
Composition 25: RBN-3 degrees K12: Unit J
Composition 25: RBN-3 degrees K12: Unit K
Composition 25: RBN-3 degrees K12: Unit L

Anthony Braxton, Gunter Hampel, Jeanne Lee - Familie  (Birth (G) BIRTH008)

Gunter Hampel, bass clarinet, flute, vibes; Anthony Braxton, alto sax, flute, clarinet, contrabass clarinet, soprano sax; Jeanne Lee, voice.

"Theatre Du Mouffetard", Paris, France, April 1, 1972

Familie
Familie (continued)

Anthony Braxton - Town Hall 1972  (Trio (J) PA-3008/9)

Anthony Braxton, alto sax; David Holland, bass; Phillip Wilson, drums.

"Town Hall", NYC, May 22, 1972

Composition 6N: Composition I: S-37C-67B-F7 Dedicated To The Composer-Percussionist Jerome Cooper
Composition 6O: Composition II: G-10 4ZI FK=47 Dedicated To The Composer-Pianist Frederic Rzewski
Composition 6O: Composition II: G-10 4ZI FK=47 (Continued)
All The Things You Are

Anthony Braxton, alto, soprano sax, flute, contrabass, soprano clarinet, B-flat clarinet, percussion; John Stubblefield, tenor sax, flute, bass clarinet, gong, percussion; David Holland, bass; Barry Altschul, percussion, marimba; Jeanne Lee, vocals.

Composition 6P I: Composition III: W-12-B-46 C28-12-4 Dedicated To The Vocalist Jeanne Lee
Composition 6P II: Composition III: W-12-B-46 C28-12-4 (Continued)

1973

Anthony Braxton - Four Compositions (1973)  (Denon Jazz (J) YX-7506-ND)

Anthony Braxton, sopranino sax, contrabass clarinet, clarinet, soprano clarinet, alto sax; Masahiko Sato, piano; Keiki Midorikawa, bass; with Hozumi Tanaka, percussion.

Tokyo, Japan, January 11, 1973

Composition 23N: Composition No. 1: Dedicated To Richard Teitelbaum
Composition 23P: Composition No. 2: Dedicated To Richard Abrams
Composition 23M: Composition No. 3: Dedicated To Warne Marsh
Composition 23O: Composition No. 4: Dedicated To Laurent Goddet

1974

Anthony Braxton - In The Tradition  (SteepleChase (D) SCS 1015)

Anthony Braxton, alto sax, contrabass clarinet; Tete Montoliu, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert "Tootie" Heath, drums.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 29, 1974

Marshmallow
Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
Just Friends
Ornithology
Lush Life

** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31015.
** part of SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37003/4 as "What's New In The Tradition".

Anthony Braxton - In The Tradition  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31015)

Anthony Braxton, alto sax, contrabass clarinet; Tete Montoliu, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert "Tootie" Heath, drums.: same session.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 29, 1974

Trane's Blues

** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCS 1015 + 1 bonus track.

Anthony Braxton - What's New In The Tradition  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37003/4)

Anthony Braxton, alto sax, contrabass clarinet; Tete Montoliu, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert "Tootie" Heath, drums.: same session.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 29, 1974

Ornithology (short version)

** same as SteepleChase (D) SCS 1015 entitled "In The Tradition" + SCS 1045 entitled "In The Tradition Volume 2" + 3 bonus tracks.

Anthony Braxton - In The Tradition Volume 2  (SteepleChase (D) SCS 1045)

Anthony Braxton, alto sax, contrabass clarinet; Tete Montoliu, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert "Tootie" Heath, drums.: same session.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 29, 1974

What's New
Duet
Body And Soul
Donna Lee
My Funny Valentine
Half Nelson

** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31045.
** part of SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37003/4 as "What's New In The Tradition".

Anthony Braxton - In The Tradition Volume 2  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31045)

Anthony Braxton, alto sax, contrabass clarinet; Tete Montoliu, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert "Tootie" Heath, drums.: same session.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 29, 1974

Marshmallow

** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCS 1045 + 1 bonus track.

Anthony Braxton Solo - Live At Moers Festival  (Ring Records (G) Ring 01002)

Anthony Braxton, sax.

"III. New Jazz Festival", Moers, West Germany, June 1, 1974

Composition 26B: JMK-80 CKN-7
Composition 26H: NNWZ 48 K N
Composition 77B: RORRT 33 H7T 4
Composition 26E: AOTH MBA T
Composition 26F: 106 degrees-KELVIN M-16
Composition 26G: RZ04M(6) AHW

** also issued on Moers Music (G) momu 01002.

Anthony Braxton - At Moers Festival  (Ring Records (G) Ring 01010-11)

Kenny Wheeler, trumpet; Anthony Braxton, reeds; Dave Holland, bass; Barry Altschul, drums, percussion.

"III. New Jazz Festival", Moers, West Germany, June 2, 1974

Composition 23B: 6-77-(NJD)-T AR-36K
Composition 23E: 489M 70-2-(TH-B) M
Composition 40O: 84 degrees-KELVIN-M

same session.

Composition 40O: 84 degrees-KELVIN-M
Composition 40M: BOR-N-K64(60)-M 0 H S
Composition 23F: F64 H-488
Composition 23D: RBHM-F KNNK

Various Artists - Free Improvisation Anthology 1  (Emanem (US) 3315)   not released

Anthony Braxton, flute, sopranino sax; Derek Bailey, electric, acoustic guitar.

Martin Davidson's home, London, England, June 29, 1974

Rehearsal Extract, Area 7

Anthony Braxton, Derek Bailey - Duo  (Emanem (E) 601)

Anthony Braxton, flute, sopranino sax; Derek Bailey, electric, acoustic guitar.: same session.

Martin Davidson's home, London, England, June 29, 1974

Rehearsal Extract

Anthony Braxton, flute, soprano clarinet, clarinet, contrabass clarinet, sopranino, alto sax; Derek Bailey, electric, acoustic guitar.

"Wigmore Hall", London, England, June 30, 1974

The First Set (Part 1)
The First Set (Part 2)

same session.

The Second Set (Part 1)
The Second Set (Part 2)

Anthony Braxton - New York, Fall 1974  (Arista AL 4032)

Kenny Wheeler, trumpet, flugelhorn; Anthony Braxton, alto sax; Dave Holland, bass; Jerome Cooper, drums.

Generation Sound Studios, NYC, September 27, 1974

Opus 23B: Side One, Cut One

Kenny Wheeler, muted trumpet; Anthony Braxton, flute; Dave Holland, bass; Jerome Cooper, drums.

Opus 23C: Side One, Cut Two

Kenny Wheeler, trumpet, flugelhorn; Anthony Braxton, alto sax; Dave Holland, bass; Jerome Cooper, drums.

Opus 23D: Side One, Cut Three

Kenny Wheeler, muted trumpet; Anthony Braxton, contrabass clarinet; Leroy Jenkins, violin; Dave Holland, bass; Jerome Cooper, percussion.

Opus 23A: Side Two, Cut Three

Anthony Braxton, clarinet; Richard Teitelbaum, synthesizer.

Generation Sound Studios, NYC, October 16, 1974

Opus 38A: Side Two, Cut One

Anthony Braxton, sopranino sax; Julius Hemphill, alto sax; Oliver Lake, tenor sax; Hamiet Bluiett, baritone sax.

Opus 37: Side Two, Cut Two

** part of Mosaic MD8-242 as "The Complete Arista Recordings Of Anthony Braxton".

Anthony Braxton - Trio And Duet  (Sackville (Canadian) 3007)

Leo Smith, trumpet, flugelhorn, pocket trumpet, percussion, small instruments; Anthony Braxton, clarinet, contrabass clarinet, chimes, bass drum; Richard Teitelbaum, Moog, percussion.

Thunder Sound, Toronto, ON, Canada, October 8, 1974

Composition 36: HM 421 (RTS) 47

Anthony Braxton, alto sax; Dave Holland, bass.

The Song Is You
Embraceable You
You Go To My Head

1975 (age 30)

Anthony Braxton - Five Pieces 1975  (Arista AL 4064)

Kenny Wheeler, trumpet, flugelhorn; Anthony Braxton, alto, sopranino sax, clarinet, contrabass clarinet, flute, alto flute; Dave Holland, bass; Barry Altschul, drums.

Generation Sound Studios, NYC, July 1 & 2, 1975

You Stepped Out Of A Dream
Opus 23H: G-647 BNK
Opus 23G: 4038-NBS 373 6
Opus 23E: 489M 70-2-(TH-B) M
Opus 40M: BOR-N-K64(60)-M 0 H S

** part of Mosaic MD8-242 as "The Complete Arista Recordings Of Anthony Braxton".

Anthony Braxton - The Montreux/Berlin Concerts  (Arista AL 5002)

Kenny Wheeler, trumpet; Anthony Braxton, sopranino, alto sax, clarinet, contrabass clarinet; Dave Holland, bass; Barry Altschul, drums, percussion, gongs.

"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 20, 1975

Opus 40N: Side One, Cut One
Opus 23J: Side One, Cut Two
Opus 40(O): Side Two, Cut One

George Lewis, trombone; Anthony Braxton, sopranino, alto, contrabass sax, flute, clarinet; Dave Holland, bass; Barry Altschul, drums, percussion.

"Berlin Philharmonie", Berlin, West Germany, November 4, 1976

Opus 6F: Side Two, Cut Two
Opus 40K: Side Three, Cut One
Opus 6C: Side Three, Cut Two

George Lewis, trombone; Anthony Braxton, sopranino sax, contrabass clarinet; with The Berlin New Music Group, Herr Hummel, conductor.

"Berlin Philharmonie", Berlin, West Germany, November 6, 1976

Opus 63: Side Four, Cut One

** part of Mosaic MD8-242 as "The Complete Arista Recordings Of Anthony Braxton".

1976

Anthony Braxton - Creative Orchestra Music 1976  (Arista AL 4080)

Cecil Bridgewater, Jon Faddis, Kenny Wheeler, trumpet; George Lewis, Garrett List, trombone; Earl McIntyre, bass trombone; Jonathan Dorn, tuba; Anthony Braxton, Seldon Powell, alto sax; Ron Bridgewater, tenor sax; Bruce Johnstone, baritone sax; Muhal Richard Abrams, piano; Dave Holland, bass; Warren Smith, drums; Leo Smith, conductor.

Generation Sound Studios, NYC, February, 1976

Opus 51: Side One, Cut One

Cecil Bridgewater, Jon Faddis, Leo Smith, Kenny Wheeler, trumpet; George Lewis, Garrett List, trombone; Jack Jeffers, bass trombone; Jonathan Dorn, tuba; Ron Bridgewater, Seldon Powell, clarinet; Bruce Johnstone, bass clarinet; Anthony Braxton, contrabass clarinet; Roscoe Mitchell, soprano sax; Muhal Richard Abrams, Frederic Rzewski, piano; Richard Teitelbaum, synthesizer; Dave Holland, bass; Warren Smith, timpani, bass drum; Barry Altschul, gongs, percussion; Phillip Wilson, percussion.

Opus 56: Side One, Cut Two

Cecil Bridgewater, Kenny Wheeler, trumpet; Jon Faddis, trumpet, piccolo trumpet; Leo Smith, trumpet, conductor; George Lewis, Garrett List, trombone; Jack Jeffers, bass trombone; Jonathan Dorn, tuba; Seldon Powell, alto sax, flute; Anthony Braxton, alto sax, clarinet; Ron Bridgewater, tenor sax; Bruce Johnstone, baritone sax, bass clarinet; Roscoe Mitchell, bass sax; Karl Berger, glockenspiel; Dave Holland, bass; Barry Altschul, Warren Smith, snare drum; Frederic Rzewski, bass drum; Phillip Wilson, marching cymbals.

Opus 58: Side One, Cut Three

Cecil Bridgewater, Jon Faddis, Leo Smith, Kenny Wheeler, trumpet; George Lewis, Garrett List, trombone; Jack Jeffers, bass trombone; Jonathan Dorn, tuba; Seldon Powell, flute; Roscoe Mitchell, flute, bass sax; Anthony Braxton, flute, contrabass sax; Ron Bridgewater, clarinet; Bruce Johnstone, bass clarinet; Warren Smith, bass marimba, orchestral chimes; Karl Berger, vibes, xylophone, orchestral chimes; Muhal Richard Abrams, Frederic Rzewski, piano; Dave Holland, cello; Phillip Wilson, drums, percussion; Barry Altschul, bells, percussion, orchestral chimes.

Opus 57: Side Two, Cut One

Cecil Bridgewater, Jon Faddis, Kenny Wheeler, trumpet; George Lewis, Garrett List, trombone; Jack Jeffers, bass trombone; Jonathan Dorn, tuba; Seldon Powell, alto sax; Anthony Braxton, alto, contrabass sax; Ron Bridgewater, tenor sax; Bruce Johnstone, baritone sax; Karl Berger, vibes; Muhal Richard Abrams, piano; Dave Holland, bass; Warren Smith, drums; Leo Smith, conductor.

Opus 55: Side Two, Cut Two

Cecil Bridgewater, Jon Faddis, Leo Smith, Kenny Wheeler, trumpet; George Lewis, Garrett List, trombone; Earl McIntyre, bass trombone; Jonathan Dorn, tuba; Seldon Powell, flute; Ron Bridgewater, clarinet; Bruce Johnstone, bass clarinet; Anthony Braxton, sopranino sax, clarinet, contrabass clarinet; Roscoe Mitchell, soprano, alto, bass sax; Dave Holland, cello; Muhal Richard Abrams, conductor.

Opus 59: Side Two, Cut Three

** part of Mosaic MD8-242 as "The Complete Arista Recordings Of Anthony Braxton".

Anthony Braxton With Muhal Richard Abrams - Duets 1976  (Arista AL 4101)

Anthony Braxton, alto, sopranino, contrabass sax, clarinet, E-flat clarinet, contrabass clarinet; Muhal Richard Abrams, piano.

Bearsville Sound Studios, Woodstock, NY, August 1 & 2, 1976

Miss Ann
Opus 60: 37 78 64
Opus 40P: 327 04M
Maple Leaf Rag
Opus 62: 36 MK-74 128
Nickie

** part of Mosaic MD8-242 as "The Complete Arista Recordings Of Anthony Braxton".

1977

Anthony Braxton - For Trio  (Arista AB 4181)

Douglas Ewart, piccolo, flute, high E-flat clarinet, clarinet, bass clarinet, sopranino, soprano, alto sax, bassoon, ewartphone, gongs, percussion, little instruments; Anthony Braxton, flute, alto flute, high E-flat clarinet, clarinet, contra-alto, contrabass clarinet, sopranino, soprano, alto, contrabass sax, taragata, gongs, percussion, little instruments; Henry Threadgill, flute, bass flute, alto, tenor, baritone sax, clarinet, hub T wall, gongs, percussion, little instruments.

Streeterville Sound Studios, Chicago, IL, September 22, 1977

Opus 76: Version I

Roscoe Mitchell, piccolo, flute, clarinet, soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, bass sax, gongs, percussion, little instruments; Anthony Braxton, flute, alto flute, high E-flat clarinet, clarinet, contra-alto, contrabass clarinet, sopranino, soprano, alto, contrabass sax, taragata, gongs, percussion, little instruments; Joseph Jarman, flute, clarinet, alto, bass clarinet, soprano, alto, baritone, bass sax, vibes, gongs, percussion, little instruments.

Opus 76: Version II

** part of Mosaic MD8-242 as "The Complete Arista Recordings Of Anthony Braxton".

1978

Anthony Braxton - For Four Orchestras  (Arista A3L 8900)

four 39-piece orchestras from The Oberlin College Conservatory Of Music, Robert Baustian, Murray Gross, Kenneth Moore, Gene Young, conductor; Anthony Braxton, composer.

Hall Auditorium, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH, May 18 & 19, 1978

Opus 82: For Four Orchestras: Record 1, Side 1
Opus 82: For Four Orchestras: Record 1, Side 2
Opus 82: For Four Orchestras: Record 2, Side 1
Opus 82: For Four Orchestras: Record 2, Side 2
Opus 82: For Four Orchestras: Record 3, Side 1
Opus 82: For Four Orchestras: Record 3, Side 2

** part of Mosaic MD8-242 as "The Complete Arista Recordings Of Anthony Braxton".

Anthony Braxton - Alto Saxophone Improvisations 1979  (Arista A2L 8602)

Anthony Braxton, alto sax.

The Big Apple Studio, NYC, November 28, 1978

Opus 77A
Opus 77C
Opus 77D
Opus 77F

same personnel.

The Big Apple Studio, NYC, November 29, 1978

Red Top
Opus 26F
Opus 26B
Along Came Betty
Opus 77G
Opus 26E
Opus 77H

same personnel.

The Big Apple Studio, NYC, June 21, 1979

Opus 77E
Giant Steps

** part of Mosaic MD8-242 as "The Complete Arista Recordings Of Anthony Braxton".

1979

Anthony Braxton - Performance For Quartet 1979  (hatART (Swi) 2019)

Ray Anderson, trombone; Anthony Braxton, sax; John Lindberg, bass; Thurman Barker, drums.

"Jazz Festival Willisau '79", Willisau, Switzerland, September 1, 1979

Side A
Side B
Side C
Side D

Anthony Braxton/Robert Schumann String Quartet  (Sound Aspects (G) SAS 009)

Anthony Braxton, alto sax, composer #1-3,5-8, composer #4; Michael Geiser, Chiharu Yuuki, violin #1,4; Jurgen Weber, viola #1,4; Wolfgang Mehlhorn, cello #1,4.

Western Germany Radio Network broadcast, Cologne, West Germany, November 10, 1979

1.8KN-(B-12) | R10
2.AOTH MBA H
3.(448-R) | C-234
4.8KN-(B-12) | R10
5.KSZMK PQ EGN
6.SOVA NOUB V-(AO)
7.RORRT 33H7T 4
8.NATK TD-(B)

Anthony Braxton - Seven Compositions 1978  (Moers Music (G) momu 01066)

Ray Anderson, trombone, cornet; Anthony Braxton, sax, clarinet; John Lindberg, bass; Thurman Barker, drums, marimba, bells.

P.A.L.M. Studios, Paris, France, November, 1979

2643 K-8-W-B
W6 4N R6 AH0
36 SB7 M-36
ANNF (GM-6)-30
-(W6 N6)-K8-4
F04(G)WN OQO-26-
-GM2 (OSM-40)-GRK

1980

Anthony Braxton - For Two Pianos  (Arista AL 9559)

Ursula Oppens, Frederic Rzewski, piano, zither, melodica; Anthony Braxton, composer.

Studio Ricordi, Milan, Italy, September 13, 14 & 15, 1980

Opus 95: For Two Pianos Part 1
Opus 95: For Two Pianos Part 2

** part of Mosaic MD8-242 as "The Complete Arista Recordings Of Anthony Braxton".

1981

Anthony Braxton - Composition 98  (hatART (Swi) 1984)

Hugh Ragin, trumpet, piccolo trumpet, flugelhorn; Ray Anderson, trombone, alto trombone, slide trumpet; Anthony Braxton, alto, tenor, soprano, sopranino sax, C melody sax; Marilyn Crispell, piano.

Ludwigsburg, West Germany, January 19, 1981

Composition 98 (Studio): Side A
Composition 98 (Studio): Side B

same personnel.

live in Bern, Switzerland, January 24, 1981

Composition 98 (Live): Side C
Composition 98 (Live): Side D

Anthony Braxton - Composition No. 96  (Leo Records (E) LR 169)

Dave Scott, 1st trumpet; James Knapp, 2nd trumpet; Julian Priester, 1st trombone; Scott Reeves, 2nd trombone; Richard Reed, French horn; Rick Byrnes, tuba; Denise Pool, 1st flute; Rebecca Morgan, 2nd flute; Nancy Hargerud, 3rd flute; Aileen Munger, 1st oboe; Laurri Uhlig, 2nd oboe; Bob Davis, English horn; Ray Downey, B-flat clarinet; Bill Smith, E-flat clarinet; Denny Goodhew, alto sax; Jeannine Davis, Mathew Pederson, Libby Poole, Julian Smedley, 1st violin; Sandra Guy, Mary Jacobson, Becky Liverzey, Jeroen Van Tyn, 2nd violin; Betty Agent, Beatrice Dolf, Sam Williams, Jean Word, viola; Marjorie Parbington, Page Smith-Weaver, Scott Threlkold, cello; Motter Dean, harp; Deborah De Loria, Scott Weaver, bass; Ed Hartman, Matt Kocmieroski, percussion; Anthony Braxton, composer, conductor.

Cornish Institute, Seattle, WA, May 30, 1981

Composition No. 96, Side A
Composition No. 96, Side B

Anthony Braxton - Six Compositions - Quartet  (Antilles AN 1005)

Anthony Braxton, alto, tenor sax, B-flat soprano sax, E-flat soprano sax, contrabass clarinet; Anthony Davis, piano; Mark Helias, bass; Edward Blackwell, drums.

Generation Sound Studios, NYC, October 21 & 22, 1981

Composition No. 40B
Composition No. 69N
Composition No. 34
Composition No. 40A
Composition No. 40G
Composition No. 52

1982

Anthony Braxton, John Lindberg - Six Duets (1982)  (CECMA Records (It) CECMA 1005)

Anthony Braxton, alto sax, E-flat sopranino sax, clarinet; John Lindberg, bass.

Natali Sound Studios, Florence, Italy, July 19, 1982

Composition No. 69B
Composition No. 69A
Composition No. 23J
Composition No. 6A
Composition No. 69P
Composition No. 6N

1983

Anthony Braxton - Four Compositions (Quartet) 1983  (Black Saint (It) BSR 0066)

George Lewis, trombone; Anthony Braxton, alto, soprano sax, clarinet; John Lindberg, bass; Gerry Hemingway, percussion.

Barigozzi Studio, Milan, Italy, March 9 & 10, 1983

Composition No. 105A
Composition No. 69M
Composition No. 69O
Composition No. 69Q

Anthony Braxton - Composition 113  (Sound Aspects (G) SAS 003)

Anthony Braxton, soprano sax.

Tonstudio Zuckerfabrik, Stuttgart, West Germany, December 6, 1983

Composition 113: Section 1
Composition 113: Section 2
Composition 113: Section 3
Composition 113: Section 4
Composition 113: Section 5
Composition 113: Section 6

1984

Anthony Braxton - Six Compositions (Quartet) 1984  (Black Saint (It) BSR 0086)

Anthony Braxton, alto, soprano sax, C melody sax, clarinet, flute; Marilyn Crispell, piano; John Lindberg, bass; Gerry Hemingway, percussion.

Vanguard Studios, NYC, September 10 & 11, 1984

Composition No. 114 (+ 108A)
Composition No. 110C
Composition No. 115
Composition No. 110A (+ 108B)
Composition No. 110D
Composition No. 116

** also issued on Cintilles (E) AN 1005.

1985 (age 40)

Anthony Braxton - Quartet (London) 1985  (Leo Records (E) LR 414/415/416)

Anthony Braxton, alto, sopranino sax, C melody sax, clarinet, flute; Marilyn Crispell, piano; Mark Dresser, bass; Gerry Hemingway, percussion.

"Bloomsbury Theatre", London, England, November 13, 1985

Composition 122 (+ 108A)
Composition 40 (O)
Collage Form Structure
Composition 52
Composition 86 (+ 32 + 96)
Piano Solo From Composition 30
Composition 115
Composition 105A
Percussion Solo From Composition 96
Composition 40F
Composition 121
Composition 116

1986

Anthony Braxton - Five Compositions (Quartet) 1986  (Black Saint (It) BSR 0106)

Anthony Braxton, alto, tenor, sopranino sax, C melody sax, clarinet, flute; David Rosenboom, piano; Mark Dresser, bass; Gerry Hemingway, drums.

Barigozzi Studio, Milan, Italy, July 2 & 3, 1986

Composition No. 131
Composition No. 88 (+108C)
Composition No. 124 (+108D+96)
Composition No. 122 (+108+96)
Composition No. 101 (+31+86+30)

Anthony Braxton, Rova Saxophone Quartet - The Aggregate  (Sound Aspects (G) SAS 023)

Bruce Ackley, soprano sax, bass clarinet; Jon Raskin, alto sax, bass clarinet; Larry Ochs, tenor, alto, sopranino sax; Andrew Voigt, tenor, alto, sopranino sax, flute; Anthony Braxton, contrabass, bass, baritone, tenor, alto, soprano, sopranino sax.

"PreEchoes 2", San Francisco, CA, August 22, 1986

The Aggregate

same personnel.

"Koncepts Cultural Gallery", Oakland, CA, July 30, 1988

The Shopper
Composition 129+: Excerpt 1 (Composition 129 Session A)
Composition 129+: Excerpt 2 (Composition 86 / Composition 87)
Composition 129+: Excerpt 3 (Composition 129 Session B)

Anthony Braxton, Derek Bailey - Moment Precieux  (Les Disques Victo (Canadian) VICTO 02)

Anthony Braxton, alto, sopranino sax; Derek Bailey, electric guitar.

"4th Victoriaville Contemporary Music Festival", Victoriaville, QC, Canada, October 4, 1986

The Victoria And Albertville Suite Part I
The Victoria And Albertville Suite Part II

1987

Anthony Braxton - Six Monk's Compositions (1987)  (Black Saint (It) 120116-1)

Anthony Braxton, alto sax; Mal Waldron, piano; Buell Neidlinger, bass; Bill Osborne, drums.

Barigozzi Studio, Milan, Italy, June 30 & July 1, 1987

Brilliant Corners
Reflections
Played Twice
Four In One
Ask Me Now
Skippy

1988

Anthony Braxton - Solo (London) 1988  (Impetus (E) IMP LP 18818)

Anthony Braxton, alto sax.

Institute Of Contemporary Arts (ICA), London, England, May 22, 1988

Composition 106C
Composition 118F + Composition 99G
Composition 138C
Invitation
Composition 99C
Composition 138E
Impressions
Composition 99I
Naima

Anthony Braxton - Ensemble (Victoriaville) 1988  (Les Disques Victo (Canadian) VICTO 07)

Paul Smoker, trumpet; George Lewis, trombone; Anthony Braxton, alto, soprano, sopranino sax; Evan Parker, tenor sax; Bobby Naughton, vibes; Joelle Leandre, bass; Gerry Hemingway, percussion.

"6th Victoriaville Contemporary Music Festival", Victoriaville, QC, Canada, October 8, 1988

Composition No. 141 (+20 +96 +120D) Part I
Composition No. 141 (+20 +96 +120D) Part II
Composition No. 142

1995 (age 50)

Anthony Braxton - Solo (Skopje) 1995  (Braxton House BH002)

Anthony Braxton, alto sax.

"Skopje Jazz Festival", Skopje, Republic Of Macedonia, October 18, 1995

Composition No. 191a
Composition No. 191b
Composition No. 191c
Easy Living
Composition No. 191d
Composition No. 191e
Composition No. 191f
East Of The Sun And West Of The Moon

2008 (age 63)

Anthony Braxton And The Three Rivers Tri-Centric Ensemble - Ensemble (Pittsburgh) 2008  (SSS Records SSS60)

Sam Forsythe, trumpet; Amelia Cessna, oboe, English horn; Lara Konefal-Shaer, Demet Kutmando, Kaylee Weisensee, violin; Richard Dannenberg, cello; Emily Hawkins, vibes; Nick Ferla, Cassandra Flewellen, keyboards; Tyler McFadden, guitar; CAPA Antithesis, Ben Opie, conductor; Anthony Braxton, composer.

"CAPA High School Theater", Pittsburgh, PA, May 21, 2008

Composition 67
Composition 142
Composition 256 (+34, 110a)

Roger Dannenberg, trumpet, crackle box; Sam Buccigrossi, tuba; Kerrith Livengood, flute, alto flute, piccolo; Lenny Young, oboe; Ben Opie, alto sax, B-flat clarinet, contrabass clarinet, thingamagoop; Andre Marquetti, Lou Stellute, tenor sax; Ben Harris, violin; Tracy Mortimore, Paul Thompson, contrabass; Emily Hawkins, marimba; Jeff Berman, vibes; Angelo Spagnolo, guitar; Daryl Fleming, guitar, fuel can; David Throckmorton, drums, tam-tam; Three Rivers Tri-Centric Ensemble, Anthony Braxton, composer, conductor, sopranino sax.

Composition 173: Side A1
Composition 100: Side A2
Composition 134: Side B1
Composition 165: Side B2
Composition 173
Composition 100
Composition 134
Composition 165