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Henry Threadgill: Dirt … and More Dirt//Double Up, Plays Double Up Plus (Pi)

Henry Threadgill 14 Or 15 Kestra: Agg: Dirt … and More Dirt (Pi) Henry Threadgill Ensemble Double Up: Double Up, Plays Double Up Plus (Pi) Henry Threadgill will never be accused of resting on his laurels. The legendary multireedist and composer’s first new work since winning the Pulitzer Prize for Music in 2016 is actually … Read More “Henry Threadgill: Dirt … and More Dirt//Double Up, Plays Double Up Plus (Pi)”

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Henry Threadgill Ensemble Double Up: Old Locks and Irregular Verbs

Recent Pulitzer winner Henry Threadgill only makes important records. In the jazz avant-garde, he is both revered elder statesman and active agent provocateur. Old Locks and Irregular Verbs is momentous in at least three aspects. Threadgill, a major multireed instrumentalist, does not play on it. Double Up is his first new group in 15 years. … Read More “Henry Threadgill Ensemble Double Up: Old Locks and Irregular Verbs”

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Henry Threadgill Zooid: In for a Penny, In for a Pound

Saxophonist/flutist Henry Threadgill has deployed Zooid as his ensemble vehicle for 14 years now, longer than his marvelous, indelible tenures with Air and Very Very Circus. This group is the most schematic and controlled of the three, yet it continues to blossom in new and exciting ways thanks to Threadgill’s unremitting maturity as a composer … Read More “Henry Threadgill Zooid: In for a Penny, In for a Pound”

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