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Front cover of the album DUO (DCWM) 2013
Double CD
22,00 €

ANTHONY BRAXTON - MIYA MASAOKA

DUO (DCWM) 2013

Anthony Braxton
Miya Masaoka

“Master musicians Anthony Braxton and Miya Masaoka improvising together formed a spontaneous kind of dream space”


Anthony Braxton: sopranino, soprano and alto saxophones, electronics
Miya Masaoka: 21 string koto



CD-1
Experience 1 (51:25 ) Play
CD-2
Experience 2 (34:59)
Experience 3 (18:58)

All compositions by Anthony Braxton and Miya Masaoka

Recorded on August 25th 2013 by Jon Rosenberg at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, USA
Mixing and mastering: Jon Rosenberg
Liner notes: Bill Shoemaker and Miya Masaoka
Photographs: Heike Liss and Lukasz Rajchert
Cover design: Max Schoendorff
Cover realization: David Bourguignon
Producer: Anthony Braxton
Post-production assistance: Taylor Ho Bynum for the Tri-Centric Foundation
Executive Producer: Michel Dorbon


What becomes quickly apparent when the music ends is that the parts of the brain wired for multi-tasking and instant contextualization have been swamped by Masaoka and Braxton’s palette, their bold strokes and the vaulting arcs they form. Bill Shoemaker, excerpt of the liner notes

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