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Entries from January 2005

With Uchijima-sensei

January 3rd, 2005 · No Comments

Spent a couple of delightful, quiet hours this afternoon with Nakayama-sensei and Uchijima-sensei, the former president of MMU, talking about education, writing, and the future of the planet. Uchijima-sensei, who studies climate change, has just another day or two of writing to do to finish his latest book manuscript. He was looking for an article, […]

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Anthony Braxton “23 Standards”

January 1st, 2005 · No Comments

I’ve been an Anthony Braxton fan for a long time, and for many years one of my favorite CDs has been the two-disc Leo Records set, Knitting Factory (piano/quartet) Vols 1 & 2 I found in London in 1996. Braxton’s collected works are challenging, his discography long, and his pioneering sensibility is matched only by […]

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