Roulette TV caught up with Anthony Braxton and Taylor Ho Bynum (composer / cornetist / President of the Tricentric Foundation - the not-for-profit organization that supports the ongoing work and legacy of Anthony Braxton, while also cultivating and inspiring the next generation of creative artists) during Braxton's weeklong stint at Roulette last October.
Anthony Braxton has boldly redefined the boundaries of American music for more than 40 years. Drawing on such lifelong influences as jazz saxophonists Warne Marsh and Albert Ayler, innovative American composers John Cage and Charles Ives and pioneering European Avant-Garde figures Karlheinz Stockhausen and Iannis Xenakis, he created a unique musical system, with its own classifications and graphics-based language, that embraces a variety of traditions and genres while defying categorization of its own.
Aired on rTV: 2012
Performance: Oct. 8, 2011
Produced by Jim Staley
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