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ANTHONY BRAXTON: Six Compositions (GTM) 2001

This long-awaited 4-CD release contains a number of new Ghost Trance Music works for large ensemble, with a 28-page booklet of notes by the composer. The ensemble includes:
Anthony Braxton - reeds
Scott Rosenberg - reeds
Dan Plonsey - reeds
Jesse Gilbert - reeds
Justin Yang - reeds
Taylor Ho-Bynum - brass
Greg Kelley - brass
John Shiurba - electric guitar
Matthew Sperry - contrabass
Gino Robair - drums, marimba, vibes, piano, electronics

4-CD set:
CD 1 & 2- Tentet (Composition No. 286; dedicated to Max Roach)
CD 3- Quintet (Composition No. 277 & 287; dedicated to Harry Partch and Joe Frasier, respectively.)
CD 4 -Trio (Composition No. 278; dedicated to Dmitri Shostakovich)
Quartet (Composition No. 289; dedicated to Betsy Jolas)
Duo (Composition No. 195; dedicated to Don Van Vliet)

Recorded by Jon Rosenberg at Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut on January 6 & 7, 2001. Mastered by Myles Boisen/Headless Buddha Labs. CD design and layout by Steve Norton/Red Notebook. Produced by John Shiurba, Gino Robair, and Scott Rosenberg. This release is a co-production with Limited Sedition and Barely Auditable Records

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