AMN Picks of the Week: Anthony Braxton / Ches Smith / Pan Gu / Morris and Phillips

Anthony Braxton 1976

Here is where I post, at a frequency of about once a week, a list of the new music that has caught my attention that week. All of the releases listed below I’ve heard for the first time this week and come recommended.

Anthony Braxton – Two Compositions (Orchestra) 2005
Ches Smith / These Arches – Hammered (2013)
Pan Gu – Primeval Man Born of the Cosmic Egg (2013)
Joe Morris / Barre Phillips – Elm City Duets (2008)