Duets (Roscoe Mitchell and Anthony Braxton album)

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Duets
Duets (Roscoe Mitchell and Anthony Braxton album).jpg
Studio album by Roscoe Mitchell and Anthony Braxton
Released 1978
Recorded December 13, 1976
Genre Jazz
Length 40:53
Label Sackville
Producer John Norris
Anthony Braxton chronology
The Montreux/Berlin Concerts
(1975-76)
Duets
(1976)
Quintet (Basel) 1977
(1977)
Roscoe Mitchell chronology
Nonaah
(1977)
Duets
(1978)
L-R-G / The Maze / S II Examples
(1978)

Duets is an album by American jazz saxophonists Roscoe Mitchell and Anthony Braxton recorded in 1976 and released on the Sackville label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Brian Olewnick awarded the album 4 stars stating "this is a fine meeting between two of the most forward-looking thinkers and players in the music".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Five Twenty One Equals Eight" (Roscoe Mitchell) - 4:52
  2. "Line Fine Lyon Seven" (Mitchell) - 1:15
  3. "Seven Behind Nine Ninety-Seven Sixteen or Seven" (Mitchell) - 2:37
  4. "Cards-Three and Open" (Mitchell) - 10:52
  5. "Composition 40Q" (Anthony Braxton) - 6:46
  6. "Composition 74B" (Braxton) - 6:35
  7. "Composition 74A" (Braxton) - 7:56
  • Recorded at Thunder Sound in Toronto, Canada on December 13, 1977

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anthony Braxton discography accessed December 15, 2011
  2. ^ a b Olewnick, B. Allmusic Review accessed December 15, 2011
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 143. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.