In the Tradition (Anthony Braxton album)

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In the Tradition
In the Tradition (Anthony Braxton album).jpg
Studio album by Anthony Braxton
Released 1974
Recorded May 29, 1974
Rosenberg Studie in Copenhagen, Denmark
Genre Jazz
Length 47:23
Label SteepleChase SCS 1015
Producer Nils Winther
Anthony Braxton chronology
Four Compositions (1973)
(1973)Four Compositions (1973)1973
In the Tradition
(1974)
In the Tradition Volume 2
(1974)In the Tradition Volume 21974

In the Tradition is an album by American saxophonist and composer Anthony Braxton recorded in 1974 and released on the Danish SteepleChase label.[1][2][3][4] The album features Braxton's interpretations of jazz standards and was followed by a second volume recorded at the same sessions which was released in 1976.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow stated "The great avant-gardist Anthony Braxton threw the jazz world a curve with this album. ...A historical curiosity, this set is not as essential as Braxton's explorations of his own music".[5]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic1.5/5 stars[5]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide3/5 stars[6]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Marshmallow" (Warne Marsh) - 7:51
  2. "Goodbye Pork Pie Hat" (Charles Mingus) - 4:56
  3. "Just Friends" (John Klenner, Sam M. Lewis) - 9:50
  4. "Ornithology" (Benny Harris, Charlie Parker) - 7:24
  5. "Lush Life" (Billy Strayhorn) - 12:02
  6. "Trane's Blues" (John Coltrane) - 5:34 Bonus track on CD reissue

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anthony Braxton discography, accessed March 16, 2015
  2. ^ SteepleChase Records discography, accessed March 16, 2015
  3. ^ Anthony Braxton Catalog, accessed March 17, 2015
  4. ^ Anthony Braxton Project: 1971-1979 Chronology accessed November 7, 2016
  5. ^ a b Yanow, S., Allmusic Review, accessed March 16, 2015
  6. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 29. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.