Anthony Braxton (album)

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Anthony Braxton
Studio album by Anthony Braxton
Released 1969
Recorded September 10, 1969
Genre Jazz
Length 43:31
Label BYG Actuel
Anthony Braxton chronology
For Alto
(1969)
Anthony Braxton
(1969)
This Time...
(1970)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Anthony Braxton (also referred to as B-Xo/N-0-1-47a or Composition 6g) is an album by Anthony Braxton released in 1969 on the BYG Actuel label. It features performances by Braxton, Leroy Jenkins, Leo Smith and Steve McCall.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states "The music performed... is very freely improvised, includes "little instruments" for their variety in sound, and contrasts high-energy playing with space... and is far from accessible but is generally worth the struggle".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Anthony Braxton except as indicated
  1. "The Light on the Dalta" (Leo Smith) - 10:02
  2. "Simple Like" (Leroy Jenkins) - 9:23
  3. "B-Xo/N-O-1-47a" - 19:36*

*This track is graphically titled. This is an attempt to translate the title to text.

  • Recorded at Saravah Studios, Paris, France on September 10, 1969

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  2. ^ Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed 6 July 2009