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Free jazz drum titan: Tony Oxley

And difficult listening hour continues today with British free jazz giant, drummer Tony Oxley. Being a pioneer in the introduction of electronics and found objects into the standard traps, the man is a self contained orchestra. This however doesn’t stop him from being an MVP collaborator with the likes of Cecil Taylor and Anthony Braxton. The below clips of the man in typically furious action cause your humble blogging muso much happiness, I must say.


Tony Oxley - Ichnos (1969) (jizz relics)
It Cuts Through: A Tony Oxley Mixtape (Dark Forces Swing Blind Punches)
Derek Bailey previously on DM

Posted by Brad Laner



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