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4 Compositions for Sextet

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4 Compositions for Sextet is an album by English free-jazz drummer Tony Oxley, which was recorded in 1970 and released on CBS. [1]

21 relations: AllMusic, Avant-garde jazz, Ben Watson (music writer), CBS Records International, Columbia Records, Derek Bailey (guitarist), Double bass, Drum kit, Evan Parker, Flugelhorn, Free jazz, Guitar, Jeff Clyne, Kenny Wheeler, Paul Rutherford (trombonist), Tenor saxophone, The Baptised Traveller, The Penguin Guide to Jazz, Tony Oxley, Trombone, Trumpet.

AllMusic

AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.

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Avant-garde jazz

Avant-garde jazz (also known as avant-jazz) is a style of music and improvisation that combines avant-garde art music and composition with jazz.

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Ben Watson (music writer)

Ben Watson (born 1956) is a British writer on music and culture of Marxist views, known especially for his writings on Frank Zappa.

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CBS Records International

CBS Records International, simply CBS in logo, was the international arm of the Columbia Records unit of Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc.

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Columbia Records

Columbia Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony.

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Derek Bailey (guitarist)

Derek Bailey (29 January 1930 – 25 December 2005) was an English avant-garde guitarist and leading figure in the free improvisation movement.

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Double bass

The double bass, or simply the bass (and numerous other names), is the largest and lowest-pitched bowed string instrument in the modern symphony orchestra.

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Drum kit

A drum kit — also called a drum set, trap set, or simply drums — is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments, typically cymbals, which are set up on stands to be played by a single player, with drumsticks held in both hands, and the feet operating pedals that control the hi-hat cymbal and the beater for the bass drum.

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Evan Parker

Evan Shaw Parker (born 5 April 1944) is a British saxophone player who plays free jazz.

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Flugelhorn

The flugelhorn (—also spelled fluegelhorn, flugel horn, or Flügelhorn—from German, wing horn, or flank horn) is a brass instrument pitched in B which resembles a trumpet, but has a wider, conical bore.

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Free jazz

Free jazz is an approach to jazz music that was first developed in the 1950s and 60s as musicians attempted to alter, extend, or break down jazz convention, often by discarding fixed chord changes or tempos.

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Guitar

The guitar is a fretted musical instrument that usually has six strings.

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Jeff Clyne

Jeffrey Ovid Clyne (29 January 1937 – 16 November 2009) was a British jazz bassist (playing both bass guitar and double bass).

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Kenny Wheeler

Kenneth Vincent John Wheeler, OC (14 January 1930 – 18 September 2014) was a Canadian composer and trumpet and flugelhorn player, based in the U.K. from the 1950s onwards.

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Paul Rutherford (trombonist)

Paul William Rutherford (29 February 1940 – 5 August 2007) was an English free improvising trombonist.

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Tenor saxophone

The Tenor saxophone is a medium-sized member of the saxophone family, a group of instruments invented by Adolphe Sax in the 1840s.

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The Baptised Traveller

The Baptised Traveller is the debut album by English free-jazz drummer Tony Oxley, which was recorded in 1969, released on CBS as part of their Realm Jazz Series and reissued on CD by Columbia in 1999.

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The Penguin Guide to Jazz

The Penguin Guide to Jazz is a reference work containing an encyclopedic directory of jazz recordings on CD which are currently available in Europe or the United States.

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Tony Oxley

Tony Oxley (born 15 June 1938) is an English free-jazz drummer and one of the founders of Incus Records.

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Trombone

The trombone is a musical instrument in the brass family.

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Trumpet

A trumpet is a brass instrument commonly used in classical and jazz ensembles.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/4_Compositions_for_Sextet

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