Tony Braxton may refer to:
Toni Michelle Braxton is an American singer, songwriter, pianist, record producer, actress, television personality, and philanthropist. She began performing with her sisters in a family group known as The Braxtons in the late 1980s, who were signed to Arista Records.
Anthony Braxton is an American composer and multi-instrumentalist who is known in the genre of free jazz.
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Muhal Richard Abrams was an American educator, administrator, composer, arranger, clarinetist, cellist, and jazz pianist in the free jazz medium. He recorded and toured the United States, Canada and Europe with his orchestra, sextet, quartet, duo and as a solo pianist. His musical affiliations constitute a "who's who" of the jazz world, including Max Roach, Dexter Gordon, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Art Farmer, Sonny Stitt, Anthony Braxton, and The Art Ensemble of Chicago.
Tamar Estine Herbert, is an American singer, songwriter, media personality and reality television personality.
Jason Kao Hwang is a Chinese American violinist and composer. He is known for his unconventional and improvisational jazz violin technique as well as his chamber opera The Floating Box: A Story in Chinatown which premiered in 2001 and was released in 2005 on New World Records.
Tyondai Adaien Braxton is an American composer and musician. He has been writing and performing music under his own name and collaboratively under various group titles and collectives since the mid-1990s, including in the art rock group Battles from its formation in 2002 until his departure from the group in 2010. Raised in Connecticut and Northern California, Braxton studied composition at the Hartt School of the University of Hartford in West Hartford, Connecticut with Robert Carl, Ingram Marshall, and Ken Steen.
For Alto is a jazz double-LP by composer/multi-reedist Anthony Braxton released on Delmark Records in 1969. The tracks on this album are performed by Braxton on alto saxophone, with no additional instrumentation or musicians and no overdubbing.
The Moers Festival is an annual international music festival in Moers, Germany. The festival has changed from concentrating on free jazz to including world and pop music, though it still invites many avant-garde jazz musicians. Performers at Moers include Lester Bowie, Fred Frith, Jan Garbarek, Herbie Hancock, Abdullah Ibrahim, David Murray, Sun Ra, Archie Shepp, and Cecil Taylor. The festival is officially named "mœrs festival" with lowercase letters.
Braxton is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Kevin Norton is an American percussionist and composer active in the New York City jazz and contemporary music scenes. He has performed and recorded with a diverse group of musicians, including Anthony Braxton, Paul Dunmall, Milt Hinton, Fred Frith, David Krakauer, Joëlle Léandre, Frode Gjerstad, Wilber Morris, James Emery, Bern Nix, and many others. In 1999, he founded Barking Hoop Recordings, a record label dedicated to releasing new and original music. Kevin Norton has also spent summers at camp Encore Coda in Maine teacher music theory classes and private percussion classes. The label has released 11 CDs to date, which feature Norton’s own groups as well as artists such as Anthony Braxton, Kevin O'Neil, Billy Stein, and the String Trio of New York.
Ari Brown is an American jazz tenor saxophonist and pianist.
Braxton Family Values is an American reality television series that airs on WE tv and premiered on April 12, 2011. It chronicles the lives of Braxton sisters—Toni, Tamar, Traci, Towanda, and Trina—plus their mother, Evelyn.
The Montreux/Berlin Concerts is a double album by American jazz saxophonist Anthony Braxton recorded in 1975 and 1976 and released on the Arista label. Sides 1-3 were subsequently released on CD as Anthony Braxton Live in 1987 and all tracks were included on The Complete Arista Recordings of Anthony Braxton released by Mosaic Records in 2008.
Quintet (Basel) 1977 is an album by the American composer and saxophonist Anthony Braxton, recorded in Switzerland in 1977 but not released on the hatOLOGY label until 2000.
Four Compositions (1973) is an album by American saxophonist and composer Anthony Braxton recorded in Japan in 1973 and originally released on the Japanese Denon label in 1976. The album features Braxton's compositions dedicated to Richard Teitelbaum, Muhal Richard Abrams, Warne Marsh and Laurent Goddet.
For Trio is an album by American jazz saxophonist and composer Anthony Braxton recorded in 1977 and released on the Arista label. The album features two recordings of the same composition by Braxton in two separate trios and was subsequently included on The Complete Arista Recordings of Anthony Braxton released by Mosaic Records in 2008.
Quartet 1993 is a double CD by American composer and saxophonist Anthony Braxton recorded live in 1993 and released on the hatART label in 1997.
Open Aspects '82 is an album by saxophonist/composer/improviser Anthony Braxton and electronic musician Richard Teitelbaum which was recorded in 1982 and originally released on the hat ART label as a double LP and rereleased on CD in 1993 as Open Aspects (Duo) 1982.
For Four Orchestras is an album by American jazz saxophonist and composer Anthony Braxton recorded in 1978 and first released on the Arista label a triple LP. The album features a composition by Braxton written for four separate orchestras recorded in quadraphonic sound which was subsequently rereleased on CD on The Complete Arista Recordings of Anthony Braxton released by Mosaic Records in 2008.
"Roller Coster" is a song recorded by American recording artists Toni Braxton and Babyface taken from their collaborative studio album Love, Marriage & Divorce (2014). It was written by Babyface, Daryl Simmons, Antonio Dixon and produced by Babyface.