Thursday, June 4

20:30 at Bimhuis

Braxton 70: transatlantic encounters

Today is Anthony Braxton’s 70th birthday, a fitting occasion for the performance of some of his large-scale pieces. Braxton’s Tri-Centric tentet will launch the evening, which will culminate in a spectacular piece for all 20 musicians. Before the music blasts off, Taylor Ho Bynum, Mary Halvorson and James Fei will talk about the influence, direct and indirect, that Anthony Braxton has had on them.

For the first set all the musicians from Tri-Centric will play a piece by Anthony Braxton, including himself. After the break all Tri-Centric and Doek musicians will join on the stage for another piece by Anthony Braxton.

Entry €25

Tri-Centric Foundation

Anthony Braxton – sax, clarinet
Taylor Ho Bynum – cornet
Vincent Chancey – French horn
Nate Wooley – trumpet
James Fei – sax, electronics
Ingrid Laubrock – tenor sax, soprano sax
Mary Halvorson – guitar
Brandon Seabrook – guitar, banjo
Tomeka Reid – cello
Carl Testa – double bass, electronics


Eric Boeren – cornet
Wolter Wierbos – trombone
John Dikeman – tenor sax, baritone sax
Onno Govaert – drums
Michael Moore – alto sax, clarinet
Mary Oliver – violin, viola
Oscar Jan Hoogland – piano, electric clavichord
Kaja Draksler – piano
Wilbert de Joode – double bass
Michael Vatcher – drums