Anthony Braxton Quintet (London) 2004

Live At The Royal Festival Hall



On 15 November, 2004, Anthony Braxton performed at the Royal Festival Hall with his new quintet of young brilliant musicians. They performed his Composition 343. Two thousand people gave them a standing ovation. BBC Radio 3 recorded the concert and later broadcast it on Christmas eve. Two thousand people can’t be wrong. Here is the line-up: Satoshi Takeishi – percussion, Chris Dahlgren – bass, Taylor Ho Bynum – trumpet, Mary Halvorson – guitar, and Anthony Braxton – reeds.