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Read through the most famous quotes from Anthony Braxton
I am interested in the study of music and the discipline of music and the experience of music and music as a esoteric mechanism to continue my real intentions. ↗
I thank the Creator of the universe to have discovered the discipline of music was the greatest gift that I could have been given, the possibility to be a student working in the world. ↗
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Most African Americans, especially the men and women from my generation, would accept the nationalist gambit that says only European Americans can be racists, which is an interesting gambit. ↗
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The word music is a convenient way to talk about what I'm interested in, but actually, in some ways, it's a limitation. ↗
He has taught at Mills College and as of 2012 is Professor of Music at Wesleyan University in Middletown Connecticut teaching music composition music history and improvisation. In 1975 he released an album on Muse Records titled Muhal with the Creative Construction Company a group consisting of Richard Davis (bass) Steve McCall (drums) Muhal Richard Abrams (piano cello) Wadada Leo Smith (trumpet) and Leroy Jenkins (violin). In 1994 he was granted a MacArthur Fellowship.
Braxton studied philosophy at Roosevelt University. He has taught at Mills College and as of 2012 is Professor of Music at Wesleyan University in Middletown Connecticut teaching music composition music history and improvisation. Among the array of instruments he plays are the flute; the sopranino soprano C-melody F mezzo-soprano E-flat alto baritone bass and contrabass saxophones; and the E-flat B-flat and contrabass clarinets.