Christmas Gift Suggestions for that Avant Garde Lover in Your Life

If you're someone like my mom - trying to find music to give to their (in this case) avant garde music loving son - can be a tricky situation.  So, in an attempt to help those folks out there who might not know what to get that special someone in their life who loves avant …

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Anthony Braxton 65th Bday Concert on NPR

For all those Braxton fans out there: go check out NPR's jazz page today for two sets from his 65th bday concert.  (Click here).  The first set is from his 12+2tet and the second features himself with his former quartet members pianist Marilyn Crispell, bassist Mark Dresser, and drummer Gerry Hemingway.  Both sets are contemporary avant-garde …

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