Anthony Braxton is one of the giants of free improvised music. Aman who exerts great influence, for example on the young John Zorn(currently artist in residence). Zorn heard Braxton's album ForAlto (1968) in his youth and it made a tremendous impression onhim. Antony Braxton (1945) plays various reed instruments and alsoholds a degree in philosophy. Over the years he has composed anenormous oeuvre. As a member of the legendary Association for theAdvancement of Creative Musicians (AACM), Braxton became a leaderin free jazz. He later worked with, among others, Chick Corea,Derek Bailey, Max Roach and Willem Breuker. If you listen quietlyto Braxton's music, you will hear tension, humor, surprises andecstasy. Braxton performs with his Diamond Curtain Wall Trio inwhich he not only plays the sax but also uses an electronicSuperCollider program. In this way he creates, as it were, a fourthmember of the line-up alongside guitarist Mary Halvorson and cornetplayer Taylor Ho Bynum.