Anthony Braxton Discography

1968 (age 23)

Anthony Braxton Trio

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)Delmark DL-415

* Delmark DL-415, DS-415   Anthony Braxton - 3 Compositions Of New Jazz

Anthony Braxton Quartet

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/ZDelmark DL-415
2.The Bell-

* Delmark DL-415, DS-415   Anthony Braxton - 3 Compositions Of New Jazz

1969

Anthony Braxton Solo

Anthony Braxton, alto sax.

Parkway Community Center, Chicago, IL, summer 1969

Composition 8A: Dedicated To Multi-Instrumentalist Jack GellDelmark DL-420/421
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-

* Delmark DL-420/421   Anthony Braxton - For Alto

Anthony Braxton Trio

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 HeadFreedom (E) FLP 40123
Silence-

* Freedom (E) FLP 40123   Anthony Braxton - Silence

Anthony Braxton Quartet

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 DaltaBYG (F) 529.315
Simple Like-
Composition 6G: B-X0 NO-47A-

* BYG (F) 529.315; Affinity (E) AFF 15   Anthony Braxton - B-X0 NO-47A

1970

Anthony Braxton Quartet

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. 1BYG (F) 529.347
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...-

* BYG (F) 529.347; Affinity (E) AFF 25   Anthony Braxton - This Time...

1971

Anthony Braxton Solo

Anthony Braxton, four multi tracked piano.

Europasonor Studios, Paris, France, January 2, 1971

Composition 16: G N 6 (X' 70B) (Dedicated To David Tudor)Futura (F) GER 23

* Futura (F) GER 23; Musica (F) MUS. 2004; Futura (F) FUT 2024   Anthony Braxton - Recital Paris 71

Anthony Braxton Solo

Anthony Braxton, alto sax.

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

Come Sunday (Dedicated To Johnny Hodges)Futura (F) GER 23

* Futura (F) GER 23; Musica (F) MUS. 2004; Futura (F) FUT 2024   Anthony Braxton - Recital Paris 71

Anthony Braxton Group

Anthony Braxton, soprano sax; Chick Corea, piano.

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

Composition 6K: N 508-10 (4G)Freedom (E) FLPX 40112/3

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-

* Freedom (E) FLPX 40112/3   Anthony Braxton - The Complete Braxton
= Arista Freedom AL 1902   Anthony Braxton - The Complete Braxton 1971

1972

Anthony Braxton Quartet

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 LeeAmerica (F) 30 AM 6122
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-

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

Anthony Braxton Solo

Anthony Braxton, alto sax.

Studio Decca, Paris, France, February 25, 1972

Composition 8I: BWC-12 N-48 K (Stage 1-3)America (F) 30 AM 011-012
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-

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

Anthony Braxton Creative Music Orchestra

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 ARing Records (G) Ring 01024/5/6
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-

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

Anthony Braxton Trio

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

FamilieBirth (G) BIRTH008
Familie (continued)-

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

Anthony Braxton Trio/Quintet

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 CooperTrio (J) PA-3008/9
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)-

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

1973

Anthony Braxton Trio

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 TeitelbaumDenon Jazz (J) YX-7506-ND
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-

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

1974

Anthony Braxton Quartet

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

MarshmallowSteepleChase (D) SCS-1015
Goodbye Pork Pie Hat-
Just Friends-
Ornithology-
Ornithology (short version)SteepleChase (D) SCCD-37003/4
Lush LifeSteepleChase (D) SCS-1015
Trane's BluesSteepleChase (D) SCCD-31015, SCCD-37003/4

same session.

What's NewSteepleChase (D) SCS-1045
Duet-
Body And Soul-
MarshmallowSteepleChase (D) SCCD-31045, SCCD-37003/4
Donna LeeSteepleChase (D) SCS-1045
My Funny Valentine-
Half Nelson-

* SteepleChase (D) SCS-1015, SCCD-31015   Anthony Braxton - In The Tradition
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD-37003/4   Anthony Braxton - What's New In The Tradition
* SteepleChase (D) SCS-1045, SCCD-31045   Anthony Braxton - In The Tradition, Volume 2
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD-37003/4   Anthony Braxton - What's New In The Tradition

Anthony Braxton Solo

Anthony Braxton, sax.

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

Composition 26B: JMK-80 CKN-7Ring Records (G) Ring 01002
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-

* Ring Records (G) Ring 01002; Moers Music (G) momu 01002   Anthony Braxton Solo - Live At Moers Festival

Anthony Braxton Quartet

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-36KRing Records (G) Ring 01010-11
Composition 23E: 489M 70-2-(TH-B) M-
Composition 40O: 84 degrees-KELVIN-M-

same session.

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

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

Anthony Braxton - Derek Bailey Duo

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

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

Rehearsal Extract, Area 7Emanem (US) 3315
Rehearsal ExtractEmanem (E) 601, (US) 3313

* Emanem (US) 3315   Various Artists - Free Improvisation Anthology 1 (not released)
* Emanem (E) 601   Anthony Braxton, Derek Bailey - Duo
* Emanem (US) 3313; Nippon Columbia (J) YX-7554-AX   Anthony Braxton, Derek Bailey - Duo 1

Anthony Braxton - Derek Bailey Duo

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)Emanem (E) 601, (US) 3313
The First Set (Part 2)-

same session.

The Second Set (Part 1)Emanem (E) 601, (US) 3314
The Second Set (Part 2)-

* Emanem (E) 601   Anthony Braxton, Derek Bailey - Duo
* Emanem (US) 3313; Nippon Columbia (J) YX-7554-AX   Anthony Braxton, Derek Bailey - Duo 1
* Emanem (US) 3314; Nippon Columbia (J) YX-7555-AX   Anthony Braxton, Derek Bailey - Duo 2

Anthony Braxton Quartet/Quintet

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 OneArista AL 4032

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-

* Arista AL 4032   Anthony Braxton - New York, Fall 1974
= Mosaic MD8-242   The Complete Arista Recordings Of Anthony Braxton

Anthony Braxton Trio/Duo

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) 47Sackville (Canadian) 3007

Anthony Braxton, alto sax; Dave Holland, bass.

The Song Is You-
Embraceable You-
You Go To My Head-

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

Anthony Braxton Duo/Quartet

Anthony Braxton, clarinet; Richard Teitelbaum, synthesizer.

Generation Sound Studios, NYC, October 16, 1974

Opus 38A: Side Two, Cut OneArista AL 4032

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

Opus 37: Side Two, Cut Two-

* Arista AL 4032   Anthony Braxton - New York, Fall 1974
= Mosaic MD8-242   The Complete Arista Recordings Of Anthony Braxton

1975 (age 30)

Anthony Braxton Quartet

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 DreamArista AL 4064
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-

* Arista AL 4064   Anthony Braxton - Five Pieces 1975
= Mosaic MD8-242   The Complete Arista Recordings Of Anthony Braxton

Anthony Braxton Quartet

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 OneArista AL 5002
Opus 23J: Side One, Cut Two-
Opus 40(O): Side Two, Cut One-

* Arista AL 5002   Anthony Braxton - The Montreux/Berlin Concerts
= Mosaic MD8-242   The Complete Arista Recordings Of Anthony Braxton

1976

Anthony Braxton Group

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 OneArista AL 4080

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-

* Arista AL 4080   Anthony Braxton - Creative Orchestra Music 1976
= Mosaic MD8-242   The Complete Arista Recordings Of Anthony Braxton

Anthony Braxton - Muhal Richard Abrams Duo

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 AnnArista AL 4101
Opus 60: 37 78 64-
Opus 40P: 327 04M-
Maple Leaf Rag-
Opus 62: 36 MK-74 128-
Nickie-

* Arista AL 4101   Anthony Braxton With Muhal Richard Abrams - Duets 1976
= Mosaic MD8-242   The Complete Arista Recordings Of Anthony Braxton

Anthony Braxton Quartet

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 TwoArista AL 5002
Opus 40K: Side Three, Cut One-
Opus 6C: Side Three, Cut Two-

* Arista AL 5002   Anthony Braxton - The Montreux/Berlin Concerts
= Mosaic MD8-242   The Complete Arista Recordings Of Anthony Braxton

Anthony Braxton - George Lewis Duo With The Berlin New Music Group

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 OneArista AL 5002

* Arista AL 5002   Anthony Braxton - The Montreux/Berlin Concerts
= Mosaic MD8-242   The Complete Arista Recordings Of Anthony Braxton

1977

Anthony Braxton Trio

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 IArista AB 4181

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-

* Arista AB 4181   Anthony Braxton - For Trio
= Mosaic MD8-242   The Complete Arista Recordings Of Anthony Braxton

1978

The Oberlin College Conservatory Of Music

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 1Arista A3L 8900
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-

* Arista A3L 8900   Anthony Braxton - For Four Orchestras
= Mosaic MD8-242   The Complete Arista Recordings Of Anthony Braxton

Anthony Braxton Solo

Anthony Braxton, alto sax.

The Big Apple Studio, NYC, November 28, 1978

Opus 77AArista A2L 8602
Opus 77C-
Opus 77D-
Opus 77F-

* Arista A2L 8602   Anthony Braxton - Alto Saxophone Improvisations 1979
= Mosaic MD8-242   The Complete Arista Recordings Of Anthony Braxton

Anthony Braxton Solo

Anthony Braxton, alto sax.: same personnel.

The Big Apple Studio, NYC, November 29, 1978

Red TopArista A2L 8602
Opus 26F-
Opus 26B-
Along Came Betty-
Opus 77G-
Opus 26E-
Opus 77H-

* Arista A2L 8602   Anthony Braxton - Alto Saxophone Improvisations 1979
= Mosaic MD8-242   The Complete Arista Recordings Of Anthony Braxton

1979

Anthony Braxton Solo

Anthony Braxton, alto sax.

The Big Apple Studio, NYC, June 21, 1979

Opus 77EArista A2L 8602
Giant Steps-

* Arista A2L 8602   Anthony Braxton - Alto Saxophone Improvisations 1979
= Mosaic MD8-242   The Complete Arista Recordings Of Anthony Braxton

Anthony Braxton Quartet

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

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

Side AhatART (Swi) 2019
Side B-
Side C-
Side D-

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

Anthony Braxton With Robert Schumann String Quartet

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) | R10Sound Aspects (G) SAS 009
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)-

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

Anthony Braxton Quartet

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-BMoers Music (G) momu 01066
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-

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

1980

Ursula Oppens - Frederic Rzewski Duo

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 1Arista AL 9559
Opus 95: For Two Pianos, Part 2-

* Arista AL 9559   Anthony Braxton - For Two Pianos
= Mosaic MD8-242   The Complete Arista Recordings Of Anthony Braxton

1981

Anthony Braxton Quartet

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 AhatART (Swi) 1984
Composition 98 (Studio): Side B-

* hatART (Swi) 1984   Anthony Braxton - Composition 98

Anthony Braxton Quartet

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.: same personnel.

live in Bern, Switzerland, January 24, 1981

Composition 98 (Live): Side ChatART (Swi) 1984
Composition 98 (Live): Side D-

* hatART (Swi) 1984   Anthony Braxton - Composition 98

Anthony Braxton And The 37-Piece Orchestra

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 ALeo Records (E) LR 169
Composition No. 96, Side B-

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

Anthony Braxton Quartet

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. 40BAntilles AN 1005
Composition No. 69N-
Composition No. 34-
Composition No. 40A-
Composition No. 40G-
Composition No. 52-

* Antilles AN 1005   Anthony Braxton - Six Compositions - Quartet

1982

Anthony Braxton - John Lindberg Duo

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

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

Composition No. 69BCECMA Records (It) CECMA 1005
Composition No. 69A-
Composition No. 23J-
Composition No. 6A-
Composition No. 69P-
Composition No. 6N-

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

1983

Anthony Braxton Quartet

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. 105ABlack Saint (It) BSR 0066
Composition No. 69M-
Composition No. 69O-
Composition No. 69Q-

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

Anthony Braxton Solo

Anthony Braxton, soprano sax.

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

Composition 113: Section 1Sound Aspects (G) SAS 003
Composition 113: Section 2-
Composition 113: Section 3-
Composition 113: Section 4-
Composition 113: Section 5-
Composition 113: Section 6-

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

1984

Anthony Braxton Quartet

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)Black Saint (It) BSR 0086
Composition No. 110C-
Composition No. 115-
Composition No. 110A (+ 108B)-
Composition No. 110D-
Composition No. 116-

* Black Saint (It) BSR 0086; Cintilles (E) AN 1005   Anthony Braxton - Six Compositions (Quartet) 1984

1985 (age 40)

Anthony Braxton Quartet

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)Leo Records (E) LR 414/415/416
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-

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

1986

Anthony Braxton Quartet

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. 131Black Saint (It) BSR 0106
Composition No. 88 (+108C)-
Composition No. 124 (+108D+96)-
Composition No. 122 (+108+96)-
Composition No. 101 (+31+86+30)-

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

Anthony Braxton With Rova Saxophone Quartet

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 AggregateSound Aspects (G) SAS 023

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

Anthony Braxton - Derek Bailey Duo

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 ILes Disques Victo (Canadian) VICTO 02
The Victoria And Albertville Suite, Part II-

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

1987

Anthony Braxton Quartet

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

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

Brilliant CornersBlack Saint (It) 120116-1
Reflections-
Played Twice-
Four In One-
Ask Me Now-
Skippy-

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

1988

Anthony Braxton Solo

Anthony Braxton, alto sax.

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

Composition 106CImpetus (E) IMP LP 18818
Composition 118F + Composition 99G-
Composition 138C-
Invitation-
Composition 99C-
Composition 138E-
Impressions-
Composition 99I-
Naima-

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

Anthony Braxton With Rova Saxophone Quartet

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.

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

The ShopperSound Aspects (G) SAS 023
Composition 129+: Excerpt 1 (Composition 129 Session A)-
Composition 129+: Excerpt 2 (Composition 86 / Composition 87)-
Composition 129+: Excerpt 3 (Composition 129 Session B)-

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

Anthony Braxton Group

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 ILes Disques Victo (Canadian) VICTO 07
Composition No. 141 (+20 +96 +120D), Part II-
Composition No. 142-

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

1995 (age 50)

Anthony Braxton Solo

Anthony Braxton, alto sax.

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

Composition No. 191aBraxton House BH002
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-

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

2008 (age 63)

Anthony Braxton And The CAPA Antithesis

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 67SSS Records SSS60
Composition 142-
Composition 256 (+34, 110a)-

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

Anthony Braxton And The Three Rivers Tri-Centric Ensemble

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.

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

Composition 173: Side A1SSS Records SSS60
Composition 100: Side A2-
Composition 134: Side B1-
Composition 165: Side B2-
Composition 173-
Composition 100-
Composition 134-
Composition 165-

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