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Anthony Braxton and Matt Bauder: 2 + 2 Compositions

Economy can be overrated. Yet it has its place, and in the hands of someone wise, it can be persuasive. On 2+2 Compositions Anthony Braxton collaborates with a trio of his Wesleyan students, youngsters obviously in thrall of the minimalism that’s the free-improv flavor of the month. While not top-drawer Braxton, the CD demonstrates to a certain extent the efficacy of reductionist improvisation in the hands of someone with something to say.

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