Rastascan Records BRD 050 Six compositions (GTM) 2001


Anthony Braxton

Tentet (Discs 1 and 2): Anthony Braxton, sopranino, soprano, F alto, Eb alto, baritone, bass and contrabass saxophones, Eb soprano, Bb and contrabass clarinets; Jesse Gilbert, alto saxophone, soprano recorder, marimba; Dan Plonsey, C melody saxophone, oboe, clarinet, Turkish G clarinet, soprano recorder, marimba, vibraphone; Scott Rosenberg, sopranino, tenor and baritone saxophones, contrabass clarinet, flute, voice; Justin Yang, alto and tenor saxophones, bass clarinet, flute, violin, viola; Greg Kelley, trumpet, voice; Taylor Ho Brynum, trumpet, pocket trumpet, flugelhorn, trumpbone, shell, tenor recorder, marimba; John Shiurba, guitar, voice; Matthew Sperry, contrabass; Gino Robair, drums, marimba, vibraphone, percussion, piano, synth/electronics.

Quintet (Disc 3): Anthony Braxton, sopranino, soprano, F alto, Eb alto, baritone saxophones, Eb soprano, Bb and contrabass clarinets; Scott Rosenberg, sopranino, tenor and baritone saxophones, contrabass clarinet, flute; John Shiurba, guitar; Matthew Sperry, contrabass; Gino Robair, drums, marimba, vibraphone, percussion, bowed metals, piano, synth/electronics.

Trio (Disc 4, track 1): Anthony Braxton, sopranino, soprano, F alto, Eb alto, bass and contrabass saxophones; John Shiurba, guitar; Gino Robair, drums, marimba, vibraphone, percussion, bowed metals.

Quartet (Disc 4, track 2): Anthony Braxton, sopranino, soprano, F alto and Eb alto saxophones; Jesse Gilbert, alto and baritone saxophones; Dan Plonsey, C melody and baritone saxophones; Justin Yang, alto and tenor saxophones.

Duo (Disc 4, track 3): Anthony Braxton, sopranino saxophone; John Shiurba, guitar.

    Disc 1
    Composition No. 286 (+ 147, 20, 69D, 256, 173, 6J, 162, 23A)

  1. Part 1 (24.02)
  2. Part 2 (16.03)
    Disc 2
    Composition No. 286 (+ 147, 20, 69D, 256, 173, 6J, 162, 23A)

  1. Part 3 (32.30)
  2. Part 4 (19.31)
    Disc 3
  1. Composition No. 277 (+ 40L) (33.01)
  2. Composition No. 287 (+ 40D) (31.26)
    Disc 4
  1. Composition No. 278 (+ 48) (18.59)
  2. Composition No. 289 (24.33)
  3. Composition No. 195 (18.26)
Recorded at Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut on 6/7 January 2001.

Graphic design (front cover reproduced above) by Steve Norton/Red Notebook.

This is a joint release with Limited Sedition and Barely Auditable Records.


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